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Inventory of the K.W. (Kyung Won) Lee Papers, 1972-1998
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Description
Correspondence, court records, clippings and other background materials relating to the Chol Soo Lee case (1973). Also contains office files, artwork, and photographs relating to the publication of Koreatown (1980-1983) and a bound volume of the paper (1979-1981).
Background
K. W. Lee was born in Kaesong, Korea in 1928. He came to the United States as a student in 1950 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from West Virginia University in 1953. He continued his education at the University of Illinois, Urbana, where he earned an MA in Journalism in 1955. In his first professional job, Lee served as the City Hall reporter with the Kingsport (Tenn.) Times-News from 1956 to 1957. He became a staff reporter for the Charleston (WV) Gazette from 1958 to 1970.
Extent
10.4 linear feet 237 Digital Objects
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17 of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.