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William T. Vasquez Military Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0600

Scope and Contents

The military papers pertain to Vasquez's career in the regular Army from 1946 to 1948. He was assigned to the occupation of Korea following World War II. The collection includes letters, military documents, and photographs of Korea.


  • 1946-1948


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

William Vasquez was born in Portland in 1927. He was in the U.S. Army during World War II and in Korea 1946-48 as a sergeant. He graduated in 1955 from Harvard, and attended Yale graduate school. He taught at Narraguagus High School and Washington Academy, and was reporter and photographer for the Bangor Daily News. He died in 1991.


1 linear foot (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Nancy K. Melhorn of East Sullivan, Maine.

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States