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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

Don Pfeifer collection on Korean military, politics, and culture

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3377
Abstract The Don Pfeifer collection on Korean military, politics, and culture contains Korean military albums, planners, newsletters, memorabilia, art, and other material collected by Donald M. Pfeifer (1949-). The majority of the material in the collection relates to Korean military and law enforcement entities, including the National Police in the Republic of Korea. The collection holds at least eight photograph albums identifying Korean military and law enforcement leadership and achievements,...
Dates: 1894 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Won Tai Sohn papers

Identifier: 3029

This small collection is comprised primarily of printed materials and manuscript drafts collected and created by Korean-American physician Won Tai Sohn (1914-2014), a close friend of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung (1912-1994). Items chiefly date from the 1970s to early 2000s and include articles, clippings, and drafts of Sohn's memoirs regarding his relationship with Sung. It also contains photographs, certificates, personal papers, and ephemera.

Dates: 1917 - 2004