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Robert Leavens Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2978

This collection consists of a black and white photograph of photographer Bob Leavens, wearing a military uniform, sitting on a statue of Buddha in Myitkina, Myanmar (formerly Burma). The photograph is from Ex-CBI Roundup, a magazine for those that served in the China, Burma, India Theater during WWII. Also included are the envelope for the photograph, postmarked December 19, 1990, and a business card for Dwight D. King, Editor-Publisher of Ex-CBI Roundup.

Dates

  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a black and white photograph of photographer Robert Leavens, in a military uniform, sitting on a statue of Buddha in Myitkina, Myanmar (formerly Burma). Also included are the envelope for the photograph, postmarked December 19, 1990, and a business card for Dwight D. King, Editor-Publisher of Ex-CBI Roundup.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert J. Leavens was born in 1915 in Pennsylvania. Prior to World War II, he worked as a photographer. He enlisted in the U. S. Army as a warrant officer in February of 1942 and served in the Pacific Theater.

Ex-CBI Roundup was a magazine for soldiers that served in the China, Burma, India Theater during WWII.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Donated to Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480