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The Resource John William Dickerson collection

John William Dickerson collection

Label
John William Dickerson collection, 1966-1969
Title
John William Dickerson collection
Inclusive dates
1966-1969
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The collection consists primarily of Dickerson's letters from the army to his parents in Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana. The letters describe his training, army life, Vietnam, travels to Australia, and family matters. Also included in the collection are issues of the Hook and Star publication (1967-1968)
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Biographical or historical data
John William Dickerson was born in 1948. From Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana, Dickerson served in the United States Army during from 1966 to 1969. His assignments included training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and Fort Sill, Oklahoma (June 1966-February 1967). Dickerson was active duty in Vietnam with C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 18th Artillery (May 967-April 1968), Company A, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry (August-November 1968), and with a Mobile Advisory Team working with Republic of Viatnam troops (November 1968-April 1969). In April 1969, Dickerson was wounded in action and returned to the United States.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1948-
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Dickerson, John Williams
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  • United States
  • Military training camps
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Australia
  • Fort Leonard Wood (Mo.)
  • Fort Sill (Ok.)
  • Knightstown (Ind.)
Label
John William Dickerson collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/375
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/02/19 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/19 by Brent Abercrombie
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20385879
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Russell Dickerson on 1971/10/21.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn906045170
  • (OCoLC)906045170
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 manuscript box
Label
John William Dickerson collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/375
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/02/19 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/19 by Brent Abercrombie
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20385879
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Russell Dickerson on 1971/10/21.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn906045170
  • (OCoLC)906045170
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 manuscript box

Library Locations

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      39.77004 -86.164015

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