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Robert Allen Carpenter Sr. Korean War collection

Robert Allen Carpenter Sr. Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Robert Allen Carpenter Sr. Korean War collection

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700

September 20, 2008



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-13T14:26-0600
Language: English

Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Carpenter, Robert A., Sr., 1929-1999
Title: Robert Allen Carpenter Sr. Korean War collection
Dates: undated
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains one item, a memoir of Carpenter's military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.04
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in one file.

Scope and Contents

The collection is a part of an ongoing Butler Center for Arkansas Studies project titled FORGOTTEN: The Arkansas Korean War Project. This initiative seeks to record the experiences of Arkansas's Korean War veterans through collection of documents, photographs, and oral history interviews.

This collection contains one item, a memoir of Carpenter's military service.


Biographical Note

Robert Allen Carpenter Sr. was born in Crossett, Arkansas, in 1929. After graduating from Hamburg High School in 1947, he received a bachelor's degree from Arkansas State Teachers College in 1951, and a master's degree from the University of Northern Colorado at Greeley in 1953. He served three months in the Korean War with the Headquarters & Service Company of the 185th Engineer Combat Battalion, U.S. Army, beginning in May 1953. His duties included first serving as company armorer before becoming supply sergeant. Carpenter was in Korea when the armistice was signed on July 27, 1953. He passed away on March 7, 1999.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Carpenter, Mary Imogene Noble
Carpenter, Robert A., Sr., 1929-1999
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States.
Korean War, 1950-1953.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Allen Carpenter Sr. Korean War Collection, KWP.04, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Imie N. Carpenter, September 20, 2008


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