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Jack D. Pickett papers, 1950s-2006
- Pickett, Jack D.
- Jack D. Pickett papers
- 1950s-2006 (inclusive)19502006
- 2.8 cubic feet (4 boxes) + 4 folders.
- Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
- Access Restrictions
There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Jack D. Pickett was a UFO researcher and an expert on experimental aircraft. A native of Cooper, Wyoming, Pickett served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and later became a publisher. Between the 1980s and 2000s, Pickett did extensive research on UFO sightings. He argued that alleged UFO's were actually experimental aircraft flown by the military. In the process of doing his research, he became an expert on experimental and unconventional military aircraft. Pickett was the author of the article "Flying Saucers-For Real", which was published in Search Magazine in 1982.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Collection contains materials pertaining to Pickett's research on UFO sightings and experimental military aircraft. Consists largely of Pickett's research files, which contain clippings, correspondence, photocopies of government documents, and photographs. Also contains audio-visual materials including a CD-ROM, an audio cassette tape, a CD, and several video tapes. Collection also holds a model of a U.S. Air Force disk plane.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
UFO research -- audio cassette tape.
UFO research -- reel to reel audio tapes.
UFO research -- videocassette -- vhs.
UFO research -- compact disc.
There are no known other archival collections created by Jack D. Pickett at the date of processing.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Military aircraft -- United States.
- Research aircraft -- United States.
- Unidentified flying objects.
Form or Genre Terms
- Compact disks.