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Wilson Henry Price Second World War, Korean War, and Vietnam War correspondence

 Collection — Box: Korea 2
Identifier: 2017-053-w-rd

Content Description

This collection is available online in Chapman University's Digital Commons:

This collection contains correspondence written by Master Sergeant Wilson Henry Price to his family during the Second World War, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Price was a Navajo Code Talker during the Second World War, and he is honored on the Code Talker Monument in the Window Rock Navajo Tribal Park in Arizona.


  • 1941 August 27-1960 December 17

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.


.2 Linear feet (3 folders)

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This collection contains correspondence written by M SGT Wilson Henry Price, USMC, to his family during the Second World War, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.


This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date.

Series 1: correspondence from Wilson Henry Price Series 2: correspondence from Rose James Price Series 3: correspondence, other

Physical Location

In temporary custody of Andrew Carroll:

Letter, July 2, 1944 V-Mail, March, 1945 Letter, May 5, 1951 (2 pages) Letter, April 18, 1968 (2 pages, 1 envelope)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of LaVerna Joan Price

Legal Status

Donor irrevocably transfers, conveys, and assigns to Chapman University all Intellectual Property Rights for the Donated Materials. For more information, consult original donation form.
Finding Aid for the Wilson Henry Price correspondence
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Lorraine Shaller
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States