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Park W. Carter Ex-CBI Roundup Magazines

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3013

Ex-CBI Roundup is a monthly magazine for World War II veterans who served in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. It solicits and publishes stories and photographs from CBI veterans, news of fellow veterans, CBI trivia, and advertisements for World War II and CBI memorabilia. This collection houses near complete copies of issues dating from January 1991 to December 2006, the magazine's 61st year of continuous publication.

Dates

  • 1992 January-2006 December

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

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

Ex-CBI Roundup is a monthly magazine for World War II veterans who served in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. It solicits and publishes stories and photographs from CBI veterans, news of fellow veterans, CBI trivia, and advertisements for World War II and CBI memorabilia. This collection houses near complete copies of issues dating from January 1991 to December 2006, the magazine's 61st year of continuous publication.

Biographical/Historical Note

Park Wright Carter was born to Washington Herbert and Jennie Louise (Black) Carter in Eureka, Kansas on April 11, 1920. He graduated from high school in 1938 and worked in his parents' jewelry store before entering Kansas University in 1940. He left school in June of 1941 and registered for the draft the following month. Carter was called up in December of 1941 and stationed in India with the 13th Squadron, 1st Ferry Group of the Army Air Transport Command flying supplies over the Hump (the Himalayan Mountains) to China. He was later briefly stationed in Kansas and California before being discharged in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1945 and returning to his career as a jeweler.

Carter married Arleta Florence Denner on July 25, 1948 and the couple had three children: Rosanne Denise, Warner Herbert, and Jeanette Louise. Park Carter continued to work at his parents' jewelry store until 1965, when his mother was injured in a car accident and he and his wife took over the store completely. He retired in 1987.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one box.

Acquisition Note

Park W. Carter donated this material to the Center for the Study of War and Society on 2008 September 15 and 2008 June 15.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
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