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Delmer L. Lott Korean War collection

Delmer L. Lott Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Delmer L. Lott Korean War collection

BC.KWP.44

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

October 11, 2010



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Lott, Delmer L., 1932-2013
Title: Delmer L. Lott Korean War collection
Dates: Bulk, 1951
Dates: 1951; 2000-2010
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with Delmer L. Lott from June 14, 2010, as well as photographs and documents related to his military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.44
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 Delmer L. Lott from June 14, 2010, as well as photographs and documents related to his military service.


Biographical Information

Delmer L. Lott was born in Mena, Arkansas, in 1932. He enlisted in the Arkansas Army National Guard in 1949 at the age of seventeen. His unit, located in Mena, was mobilized shortly after North Korea invaded South Korea. Lott served in the Korean War for thirteen months as a sergeant in Battery A, 937th Field Artillery Battalion. As the communications chief, Lott’s main responsibility was the handling of communications between the forward observers and the battery’s fire direction center. He currently lives in Benton.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas. National Guard. Field Artillery Battalion, 937th.
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Artillery operations
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
Lott, Delmer L., 1932-2013

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted Access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Delmer L. Lott Korean War collection, KWP.44, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Delmer L. Lott, March 8, 2010


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