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Guide to the William J. Parker China Marine Association Collection, 1929-2014
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Description
William J. Parker is a retired United States Marine who was formerly stationed in China. He is an active member of the China Marine Association, and in 2008 began serving as Editor of their newsletter, Scuttlebutt.The collection consists mainly of items related to the publication of Scuttlebutt in the late 2000s, including correspondence, member submissions of photographs and articles, and drafts of issues. Also included are some photographs and print materials related to the China Marine Association in general, as well as artifacts from the organization's reunions.
Background
William J. (Bill) Parker is a retired United States Marine who served in China prior to the 1950s. He is also an active member of the China Marine Association, having served as President, Treasurer, Executive Board Member, Chair of the Reunion Committee, and a chair and member of many other committees in the organization. In 2008 he became Editor of the association's newsletter, Scuttlebutt. The China Marine Association hosted annual reunions through 2014 and continues to publish Scuttlebutt on a quarterly basis under Parker's direction.
Extent
10.88 linear ft
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.