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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

Yung-chol Kim papers

Identifier: 3325

Yung-chol Kim (1929-2018) was a Korean American methodist pastor. A dedicated activist, he devoted his life to support human rights, democratization, and peaceful reunification of Korea, and helping Koreans in the United States. The collection consists of four boxes of textual materials.

Dates: 1963 - 2020

Steven Sok-Yol Lee (이석렬 李錫烈 Yi Sŏng-nyŏl) papers

Identifier: 3326

The collection contains a box of mixed materials mostly dating from the 1960s to 2010s. Topics include military dictatorship's crackdown on the freedom of the press which targeted in particular the Dong-A Ilbo by suppressing its advertisements; reunification of Korea; relations between Korea, the U.S, and Japan during the South Korea-Japan normalization treaty of 1965.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1962 - 2014