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Franklin T. East war history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2776

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a bound autobiography (29 pages) and various letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to East's life and military service. East was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines in April 1942 and survived the Bataan Death March and over three years as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan. His autobiograpy mainly deals with his sufferings as a prisoner of war and with his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates

  • 1941-1984

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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 War history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

East was a Mormon from Arizona who served in the United States Army during World War II.

Extent

1 folder (0.3 linear ft.) : 100 p.

Language

English

Custodial History

This item was donated by Rachel Stewart to Special Collections in 2002. Rachel Stewart 2132 Corwin Rd. Bullhead City, AZ 86442 (928) 763-7670

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Rachel Stewart.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Title
Register of Franklin T. East war history
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
9 May 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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