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Anton Zeithammel Vietnam War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00021

Scope and Contents

This collections consists of over 50 letters written by Corporal Anton "Tony" Zeithammel of the 3rd Marine Division while serving in Vietnam. The letters are addressed to his parents in Battle Creek, Michigan and concern day-to-day military activities and news from home. Most of the original envelopes have been preserved.

Dates

  • 1968-1969

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use:

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2014.251 was received by Special Collections in December 2014.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described by Tim Eklund, Special Collections staff, in February 2015.
Title
Guide to the Anton Zeithammel Vietnam War Letters
Date
2015-07-28
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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