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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Content Description
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  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Daryl Eigen Vietnam War correspondence
    source: Eigen, Daryl, Ph.D.
    Identifier/Call Number: 2013.059.w.r
    Identifier/Call Number: 664
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
    Date (inclusive): 1965 August 16 - 1967 October 7
    Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and newspaper clippings from LCpl. Daryl Eigen, USMC.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: Vietnam 13
    Container: 1-6

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Daryl Eigen


    This collection is arranged by material type and date.
    Series 1: Correspondence -- Series 2: Clippings

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], Daryl Eigen Vietnam War correspondence (2013.059.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 URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Content Description

    This collection contains 101 letters written by Lance Corporal Daryl Eigen, United States Marine Corps, from 1965 - 1967 to his parents and siblings during his enlistment. LCpl. Eigen served on the frontline in the Vietnam War with the 3rd battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, and the 2nd battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. The letters detail his experiences in basic training, the various military courses that he attended, and his deployment to Vietnam. Also included are newspaper clippings and the March 8, 1999 issue of Newsweek that has a feature on Vietnam vets.
    Inventory: 101 correspondence, personal--7 clippings, newspaper--1 issue, Newsweek March 8, 1999

    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

    Vietnam War (1961-1975) -- Vietnam.
    Vietnam War (1961-1975) -- Correspondence
    Eigen, Daryl, Ph.D.