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Raymond L. Bly Korean War collection

Raymond L. Bly Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Raymond L. Bly Korean War collection

BC.KWP.05

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

May 29, 2009



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Bly, Raymond L., 1929-
Title: Raymond L. Bly Korean War collection
Dates: Bulk, 1951-1953
Dates: 1951-1953; 2008
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents related to the military service of Raymond L. Bly.
Identification: BC.KWP.05
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 related to the military service of Raymond L. Bly.


Biographical Information

Raymond Lloyd Bly was born in Pocahontas, Arkansas in 1928. He enlisted in the Navy in 1950 at the age of twenty-two. Bly served in the Korean War for sixteen months beginning in September of 1951. During this time, he worked as an Aviation Storekeeper First Class aboard USS Antietam and USS Essex. His Division was responsible for stocking and issuing all aircraft parts and other flight equipment. After the Korean War, Bly served the remainder of a three year, eleven month term in the Navy, including a total forty-three months aboard aircraft carriers. Bly currently lives in Jefferson City, Missouri.


Index Terms

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

Antietam (Aircraft carrier)
Bly, Raymond L., 1929-
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
United States. Navy.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Raymond L. Bly Korean War collection, KWP.5, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Raymond L. Bly, August 2, 2008


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