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Cotter Family Vietnam War Correspondence

 Collection — document-box: Vietnam 1, Folder: 7-11
Identifier: 2015-088-w-r
This collection contains correspondence written by four Cotter brothers to their parents and siblings during the Vietnam War. Also included is a detailed family tree ranging from 1891-2004.

Private Gary George Cotter served in the 1st Field Artillery Battalion, 5th Artillery, U.S. Army.

Serviceman (rank unknown) John Thomas Cotter served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Serviceman (rank unknown) George Joseph Cotter Jr. served in the U.S. Army.

Serviceman (rank unknown) Lawrence (Larry) Jerome Cotter served in the U.S Navy.

Paul Allan Cotter was a fifth brother. Paul was also in the service but the donor, Carol Cotter, could not find any of his correspondence.

Dates

  • 1959 - 1971

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (5 folders)

Overview

This collection contains correspondence written by Gary George Cotter, John Thomas Cotter, George Joseph Cotter Jr., and Lawrence (Larry) Jerome Cotter to their parents and siblings during the Vietnam War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by author and date.

Series 1. Correspondence from Gary G. Cotter -- Series 2. Correspondence from John T. Cotter -- Series 3. Correspondence from George J. Cotter Jr. -- Series 4. Correspondence from Larry J. Cotter -- Series 5. Family Tree

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Carol Cotter
Title
Finding Aid for Cotter Family Vietnam War Correspondence
Status
completed
Author
Darliene Zepeda-Field
Date
3/5/2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States