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Francis J. Greechan post-Second World War and Korean War correspondence

 Collection — Box: Korea 1, Folder: 14-18
Identifier: 2016-046-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains 49 correspondence written by Pvt Francis J. Greechan, United States army, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. Greechan, leading up to and during the Korean War. It also contains postcards, photographs, and ephemera.


  • 1946 January 18- 1951 August 28

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.

Biographical / Historical

Francis J. Greechan was born in Allentown, PA, in 1928 and remained there caring for his parents for the duration of his life. Greechan was a Private in the 51st Field Artillery, Battalion A, United States Army. He died on July 6, 1997.


0.3 Linear Feet (5 folders)

Language of Materials



This collection contains the correspondence, postcards, photographs, and ephemera of Pvt. Francise J. Greechan, USA, before and during the Korean War.


This collection is arranged by material type and date.
  • Series 1: Correspondence
  • Series 2: Postcards
  • Series 3: Photographs
  • Series 4: Ephemera

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ann Kulp. Legacy collection from Andrew Carroll.
Finding Aid for the Francis J. Greechan post-Second World War and Korean War correspondence
Lauren Menges
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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