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Guide to the William J. Parker China Marines Association Collection, 1929-2010
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Description
William J. Parker is a retired United States Marine who was formerly stationed in China. He is an active member of the China Marines Association, and in 2008 began serving as the editor of their newsletter, "Scuttlebutt." The collection consists mainly of items related to the publication of "Scuttlebutt" in the late 2000s, including correspondence, member submissions of photographs and articles, and drafts of issues. Also included are some photographs and print materials related to the China Marines Association in general, as well as historic flags and a wooden plaque given to Parker by fellow China Marines.
Background
William J. (Bill) Parker is a retired United States Marine who served in China prior to the 1950s. He is also an active member of the China Marines Association (CMA), having served as President, Treasurer, Executive Board Member, Chair of the Reunion Committee and a chair and member of many other committees in the organization. In 2008, he also took on the role of Editor of the CMA newsletter, "Scuttlebutt," which is produced on a quarterly basis.
Extent
3.86 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.