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Ivey G. Barnett Korean War collection

Ivey G. Barnett Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Ivey G. Barnett Korean War collection

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

June 17, 2011



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-13T15:19-0600
Language: English

Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Barnett, Ivey G., 1932-1951
Title: Ivey G. Barnett Korean War collection
Dates: 1953-2009
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents and photographs related to the military service of Ivey G. Barnett.
Identification: BC.KWP.57
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.

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 documents and photographs related to the military service of Ivey G. Barnett.


Biographical Information

Ivey Gene Barnett was born in Crossett, Arkansas, in 1932, and enlisted in the U.S. Army on May 17, 1950, at the age of eighteen. He served in the Korean War with E Company of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division beginning in October 1950. Barnett was taken prisoner on November 2, 1950, in action near Unsan, North Korea. He died of starvation in the Sambakkol POW camp near Pyoktong, North Korea, in February or March 1951, but his condition remained unknown until returning prisoners provided information during Operation Little Switch in 1953. Barnett's official date of death is listed as March 31, 1951. His remains have not been recovered.


Index Terms

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

Barnett, Ivey G., 1932-1951
Bradshaw, Betty
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
United States. Army. Cavalry Division, 1st.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ivey G. Barnett Korean War collection, KWP.57, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Betty Bradshaw, May 17, 2010


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