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Brzezicki Family Letters

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.40

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Scope and Contents

Letters, 1968-1972, of the Brzezicki family of Quakerstown, Pennsylvania, including 71 of Daniel Brzezicki's letters home during his time in the Marine Corps (1968-1970).  Daniel's letters begin with his training at Parris Island, South Carolina starting in May 1968, and continue through his service.  He spent most of his service years at Camp Pendleton, California, and then, beginning roughly in March of 1969, at an I-Corps ammo dump approximately 10 miles north of Da Nang in Vietnam.  The collection also contains six letters from Daniel's brother Michael in the Navy (1970-1972), six letters from their sister Katie B. Place in Lawton, Oklahoma, (1968-1969), 75 condolence cards from various people to the Brzezicki family upon Daniel's death in 1972, and miscellaneous items.


  • Creation: 1968-1972

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Biographical Information:

Daniel Brzezicki was born at Quakerstown, PA in 1949 the son of Theodore J. and Martine Erney Brzezicki. Daniel served in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970. He died in May 1972. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Physical Description

160 items

Processing Information:

Processed by Jack Fiorini during summer 2007.

Guide to the Brzezicki Family Letters
Finding Aid Authors: Jack Fiorini.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository