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Greechan (Francis J.) Post-Second World War Correspondence
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  • Biographical / Historical
  • Arrangement
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  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Francis J. Greechan Post-Second World 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): 1946-10-1951-08
    Abstract: This collection contains the correspondence, postcards, photographs, and ephemera of Private Francise J. Greechan, United States Army, before and during the Korean War.
    Physical Location: Leatherby Libraries, Special Collections, CAWL Archives
    Container: Korea 1
    Container: 14-18

    Content Description

    This collection contains 49 correspondence written by Private 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.

    Biographical / Historical

    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.


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

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    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.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Ann Kulp. Legacy collection from Andrew Carroll.

    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.

    Access Information

    Chapman does not hold the IP rights to this collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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