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Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1988 -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Courtright papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275058596132]
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

Harry L. Ettinger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3333
Abstract The Harry L. Ettinger papers contain correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, collected publications, and other material belonging to American philanthropist Harry L. Ettinger. In 1966, Ettinger--then serving as the director of the American-Korean Foundation--established a leprosy rehabilitation center in southeastern Seoul known as Ettinger Village. Ettinger was also a close associate of Syngman Rhee, who served as the first president of South Korea from 1948 to 1960. The Harry L....
Dates: 1950 - 1970

Yung-chol Kim papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3325
Abstract

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