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Robert M. Hamilton Korean War collection

Robert M. Hamilton Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Robert M. Hamilton Korean War collection

BC.KWP.77

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

August 18, 2011



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Hamilton, Robert M., 1927-2000
Title: Robert M. Hamilton Korean War collection
Dates: 1951-1952; 1997
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains photographs and documents related to Robert M. Hamilton's military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.77
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 photographs and documents related to Robert M. Hamilton’s military service.


Biographical Information

Robert M. Hamilton was born on July 4, 1927. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and left for boot camp three days after graduating from Little Rock High School in 1945. After eighteen months of active duty, Hamilton was discharged and returned to Arkansas where he attended the University of Arkansas before re-enlisting in the Marine Corps after the outbreak of the Korean War. Hamilton served in the Korean War with B Company, 1st Armored Amphibious Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division as platoon leader and later as battalion assistant. After Korea, he returned to the United States where he worked in his family music business before becoming involved in computer science. Hamilton passed away on April 6, 2000.


Index Terms

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

Hamilton, Don
Hamilton, Robert M., 1927-2000
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Division, 1st.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert M. Hamilton Korean War collection, KWP.77, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Don F. Hamilton, October 28, 2010


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