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Lt. John Albert "Jack" Brooks Letters

Identifier: SC 01750

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Content Description

Fifty-three letters with envelopes and a post card written by Lt. John Albert "Jack" Brooks to his parents while he was stationed in Korea. The letters are accompanied by a bound transcription, transcribed by Jeff Toalson, edited by Carol Brooks.


  • Creation: 1956 May 5-1957 April 27


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The collection is open to all researchers. 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.

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0.7 Linear Feet (Seven legal sized folders.)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Carol Ann Brooks.

Condition Description

Some wear on the envelopes and along the letter folds. One letter has water damage, and is missing chunks of text.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository