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Finding aid for the Paul Courtright papers 3330
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Rights Statement for Archival Description
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information

  • Contributing Institution: USC Libraries East Asian Library
    Title: Paul Courtright papers
    Creator: Courtright, Paul
    Identifier/Call Number: 3330
    Physical Description: 0.21 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1905-2019
    Date (bulk): 1979-1985
    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 Memoir, detailing his experiences.
    Language of Material: English , Korean , Chinese , Japanese .
    Container: 1

    Scope and Contents

    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 Memoir, detailing his experiences.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of the East Asian Library at eal@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the East Asian Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Rights Statement for Archival Description

    Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder # or Item name], Paul Courtright papers, Collection no. 3330, Korean Heritage Library, East Asian Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Paul Courtright, 2018

    Processing Information

    Part of the collection has been digitized, but the digital surrogates are not yet publicly available via the USC Digital Library. The Korean Heritage Library created a collection inventory in Excel in 2018. Most of the description from the Excel inventory has been copied to this finding aid. The original inventory is linked to this collection's accession record (accession no. 2018-002) and included in the collection material.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Korea -- Description and travel -- Archival resources
    Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1988 -- Archival resources
    Democratization -- Korea (South) -- Archival resources
    Books
    Correspondence
    Journals (accounts)
    Maps
    Newspaper clippings
    Photograph albums
    Reports
    Scrapbooks
    Courtright, Paul -- Archives
    Peace Corps/Korea -- Archives