Guide to the Harry Wugalter Collection, 1945-1994

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Harry Wugalter Collection
Dates: 1945-1994
Bulk Dates: 1945-1947
Identification: OCH/HWC
Creator: Wugalter, Harry
Physical Description: 0.04 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Old China Hands Archives
Abstract: Harry Wugalter was a United States Marine who served in Northern China from 1945-1947. The collection contains copies of photographs taken by Wugalter during his tour in China, and includes photographs of Marines, Japanese prisoners of war, Allied internees, and local Chinese and Russians who interacted with the troops. Also included is a letter written by Wugalter and published in the China Marines Association's newsletter, Scuttlebutt, about his time in China and reuniting with fellow North China Marines.

Biographical Information:

Harry Wugalter was a United States Marine, who enlisted at the age of 17, and served in North China from 1945-1947. While in China, he was stationed in Tientsin, Taku, and Peitaho. He now lives in Arizona.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records
Photographic material

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Jessica Geiser, 2013

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Harry Wugalter Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

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Scope and Contents

The Harry Wugalter Collection contains copies of photographs taken by Wugalter during his tour in China as a United States Marine, and includes photographs of Marines, Japanese prisoners of war, Allied internees, and local Chinese and Russians who interacted with the troops. Also included is a letter written by Wugalter and published in the China Marines Association's newsletter, Scuttlebutt, about his time in China and reuniting with fellow North China Marines.

Collection Contents

 

Box 1

Item 1

3 Scanned Album Pages with Photographs of Wugalter, Other Marines, Japanese POWs, Allied Internees, and Local Citizens, 1945-1947

Item 2

Copy of Scuttlebutt Letters to the Editor, with Letter Written by Wugalter, 1994