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Roy A. Brinkley Korean War collection

Roy A. Brinkley Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Roy A. Brinkley Korean War collection

BC.KWP.09

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

January 8, 2009



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Brinkley, Roy A., 1928-2015
Title: Roy A. Brinkley Korean War collection
Dates: Bulk, 1952
Dates: 1952; 1986-1987; 2008-2015
Quantity: 1.5 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with Roy A. Brinkley from October 16, 2008 as well as photographs and documents pertinent to his military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.09
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 an oral history interview with Roy A. Brinkley from October 16, 2008 as well as photographs and documents pertinent to his military service.


Biographical Information

Roy Arvid Brinkley Jr. was born in Osceola, Arkansas, in 1928. He served in the National Guard while attending Mississippi State University until his unit was mobilized in 1950. Brinkley served in the Korean War for six months with the 45th Infantry Division working at a Battalion Aid Station and later as Assistant Preventive Medicine Officer at Division Headquarters. He returned to the United States in October of 1952 on emergency leave after the death of his parents in a car accident.

Brinkley attended the University of Arkansas school for Medicine in Little Rock later opening his own internal medicine practice and beginning fifty years in the medical field. He left his practice in 1986 to work as an emergency room physical and was an inaugural member of the Baptist Medical Center Med-Flight team. He was employed as a medical consultant to the National Center for Toxicological Research, the Olin Chemical Coproration, and the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Additionally, Brinkley served as medical director on the Tital Missile Project from 1962-1964. He died on February 11, 2015.


Index Terms

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

Brinkley, Roy A., 1928-2015
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 45th.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Roy A. Brinkley Korean War collection, KWP.9, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Roy A. Brinkley, October 16, 2008


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