P.O.W. life of Forrest Packard in pictures
Scope and Contents
Typewritten biography of Dee Leavitt's father, Forrest Packard who was an American prisoner of war held by the Japanese during World War II. Packard was a civilian employee who was caputured by the Japanese on Wake Island. He served nearly four years in prison camps. Dr. Leavitt has researched the experience of the prisoners of war and has interviewed many survivors to write this story of Packard's imprisonment. The item includes numerous drawings made by American prisoners of war which illustrate many of their experiences.
- Leavitt, Dee (Person)
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Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from P.O.W. life of Forrest Packard in pictures must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Dr. Leavitt is an educator who lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1 v. (89 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
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This item was donated by Dee Leavitt to Special Collections on 1 April 2002.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Dee Leavitt; 2002.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 March 3
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.