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Paul Courtright papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 3330
Abstract The Paul Courtright papers contain photograph albums, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, maps, reports, books, correspondence, journals, and other material collected and/or created by Paul Courtright, a former Peace Corps volunteer who was stationed in the Jeonnam Province of South Korea from 1979 to 1981. While working with leprosy patients in rural South Korea, Courtright witnessed the 1980 Gwangju Uprising. Courtright later published a book, Witnessing Gwangju: A...
Dates: 1905 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1985

Thesa Jolly family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3314
Abstract

Thesa Jolly was an American volunteer of the Peace Corps in Korea from July 1972-1974. Her father, Donald Jolly, was a Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. This small collection comprises primarily correspondence, clippings, brochures, guides, memos, and articles relating both personally and professionally to Thesa and Donald Jolly. The collection also includes various forms of ephemera, photos, slides, and a few books.

Dates: 1951 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1974

Gary Rector Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 3324
Abstract Gary Rector (1943-2018) was an American Korean copywriter, editor, translator, and former Peace Corps Volunteer in South Korea. After Peace Corps service as a volunteer, he became a naturalized Korean citizen in 1994 and spent his whole life in Korea. The collection contains four boxes of mixed materials including photos, videotapes, cassette tapes, CDs, DVDs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and other documents mostly dating from the 1960s to the 2000s. The topics contain his childhood,...
Dates: 1943 - 2017