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Arthur C. Hestir Jr. Korean War collection

Arthur C. Hestir Jr. Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Arthur C. Hestir Jr. Korean War collection

BC.KWP.30

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

July 1, 2011



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Hestir, Arthur C., Jr., 1930-
Title: Arthur C. Hestir Jr. Korean War collection
Dates: Bulk, 1950-1951
Dates: 1950-1951; 2009
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents and photographs related to the military service of Arthur C. Hestir Jr.
Identification: BC.KWP.30
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 Arthur C. Hestir Jr.


Biographical Information

Arthur C. Hestir Jr. was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1930. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1948, at the age of eighteen. He served in the Korean War for thirteen months beginning in December 1950 with the 3rd Battalion, 11th Regiments, 1st Marine Division. Hestir served as a wireman on a forward observation team providing perimeter defense after establishing communications. He currently lives in North Little Rock, Arkansas.


Index Terms

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

Hestir, Arthur C., Jr., 1930-
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

Arthur C. Hestir Jr. Korean War collection, KWP.30, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Arthur C. Hestir Jr., November 19, 2009


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