Thomas G. Hannon Korean War correspondence
Collection — document-box: Resource Copies 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents
This collection conatains correspondence between Thomas G. Hannon and his family and friends during the Korean War. ALso included is biographical information provided by the donor.
- 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.
.05 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
This collection contains written correspondence to and from Cpl. Thomas G. Hannon, USA, during the Korean War.
This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Thomas G. Hannon.
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 Thomas G. Hannon Korean War correspondence
- Under Revision
- Lee Feldman
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