This collection contains approximately 275 war correspondence from Donald R. Booth to his younger brother Bob and his parents, Maude and Floyd Booth from 1950 to 1953. Booth joined the United States Marine Corps at the beginning of the Korean War and served most of his enlistment at Camp Pendelton, California. Don Booth began teaching at Chapman University in 1959 as a professor of business and economics before retiring in 2013.
1950 - 1953
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection are in English.
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Approximately 275 correspondence written by Donald Booth, a Chapman University Professor, to his parents and younger brother during his enlistment during the Korean War, 1950-1953.
The Don Booth Korean War Correspondence are housed in two blue 6.5"x15"x10" boxes. Ten legal folders contain the letters, which are arranged chronologically. Letters of an unknown date and miscellaneous material is collected in the back of the last folder.
[Item title], Donald Booth Korean War Correspondence (2014.042.r.w), Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA. http://chapman.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/4/resources/222 Accessed September 20, 2017.