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Thomas G. Hannon Korean War correspondence

 Collection — document-box: Resource Copies 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 2017-679-wc-r

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Thomas G. Hannon and his family and friends during the Korean War.

There is biographical information on a cover letter attached to the donation form.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1952 August 24-1953 June 27

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

Source: donor Thomas G. "Skip" Hannon was born on August 10, 1930, to parents Thomas G. and Lillian B. Hannon in New York City, New York. He lived in Bronx, New York, and attended P.S. 68 and Mount St. Michael Academy. He was drafted into the Army at age 21 and was discharged after being wounded in North Korea as part of the 955 Field Artillery. One of his friends, Lawrence Jock, was stationed in South Korea and killed in action on July 14, 1953. He married Patricia Scollard in 1956 and had two children, James and Catherine. Thomas later worked in insurance safety, environmental organizations, politics, and veterans right. He was named the Manatee County Veteran of the Year in 2012.

Extent

.05 Linear feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection contains written correspondence to and from Cpl. Thomas G. Hannon, USA, during the Korean War.

Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Thomas G. Hannon.

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.
Title
Finding Aid for the Thomas G. Hannon Korean War correspondence
Status
Under Revision
Author
Lee Feldman
Date
11/1/17
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States