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Greechan, Francis J. (post-Second World War and Korean War correspondence)
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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Francis J. Greechan post-Second World War and Korean War correspondence
    Creator: Greechan, Francis J., 1928-1997
    source: Kulp, Ann
    Identifier/Call Number: 2016.046.w.r
    Physical Description: 0.3 Linear Feet (5 folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1946 January 18- 1951 August 28
    Abstract: This collection contains the correspondence, postcards, photographs, and ephemera of Pvt. Francise J. Greechan, USA, before and during the Korean War.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: Korea 1
    Container: 14-18

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Ann Kulp. Legacy collection from Andrew Carroll.


    This collection is arranged by material type and date.
    • Series 1: Correspondence
    • Series 2: Postcards
    • Series 3: Photographs
    • Series 4: Ephemera

    Biographical / Historical

    Francis J. Greechan was born in Allentown, PA, in 1928 and remained there caring for his parents for the duration of his life. Greechan was a Private in the 51st Field Artillery, Battalion A, United States Army. He died on July 6, 1997.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title, Box number, Folder number], Francis J. Greechan Korean War correspondence (2016.046.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URL's, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Content Description

    This collection contains 49 correspondence written by Pvt Francis J. Greechan, United States army, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. Greechan, leading up to and during the Korean War. It also contains postcards, photographs, and ephemera.

    Conditions Governing Use

    There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Korea (South) -- Pusan
    Korean War, 1950-1953.
    Korean War -- (1950-1953) -- Correspondence
    United States. -- Army.
    United States -- Army -- Pacific Theater of Operations
    Kulp, Ann