Finding Aid for the Daryl Eigen Vietnam War Correspondence Collection 2013.059.w.r
Center for American War Letters Archives
June 9, 2016
Orange, CA 92866
Language of Material: English
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
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Date (inclusive): 1965-1967
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and newspaper clippings from Corporal Daryl Eigen, USMC.
Physical Location: Leatherby Libraries
This collection consists of 101 letters written by Corporal Daryl Eigen, United States Marine Corps, from 1965 - 1967 to his parents and siblings during his enlistment. CPL 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
This collection is arranged by material type and date.
Series 1: Correspondence -- Series 2: Clippings
This collection is open for research.
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.
Gift of Daryl Eigen
[Item title], Daryl Eigen Vietnam War correspondence (2013.059.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Vietnam.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Eigen, Daryl, Ph.D.
Series 1: Correspondence from Daryl Eigen 1965-08-16-1967-10-07