Lonnie Maynard papers

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Lonnie Maynard papers


  • 2003 (Creation)


19.50 Boxes

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Biographical history

Maynard donated material from his service in the National Guard.  Materials related to his service in Iraq during 2003.

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Scope and content

This collection includes artifacts and memorabilia from Lonnie Maynard, a member of the National Guard.
Series one consists of letters Maynard wrote home, letters he received from his daughter's class, maps, military-issued Bible and New Testament, a duffle bag, nine small U. S. flags intended for Iraqi citizens, and 750 photographs taken in Baghdad, Iraq.
Series two is comprised of Iraqi military items.  Some items included are uniforms, patrol armband, helmet, beret, military medals, paper currency, field radio, gas mask, and most wanted posters in the Arabic language.
Series three contains U. S. military items such as helmets, hats, beret, boots, shovel, bags, belt, canteen, earplugs, U. S. Air Force patches, and U. S. airman mini pins.

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This collection is made up of three series: 1) Items directly associated with Maynard in Iraq; 2) Iraqi forces uniforms and items acquired by Maynard; and 3) U. S. Military items.

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No access restriction: All materials are open for research.

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The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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  • Arabic
  • English

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  • Latin

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Acqusition Source: Lonnie Maynard
Acqusition Method: Donation
Acqusition Date: 20060601

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  • Citation: Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Lonnie Maynard papers, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries. Disaster Recovery 2023 note: Box with barcode (A83412059574) contains maps of Iraq.

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Processing Info: Unkown author of inventory.  Archon migration by Edward Nagurny, graduate research assistant, January 2015.
Publication Date: 2015-01-10

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