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Lyn Crost papers (Ms.2005.46)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146

Collection Overview

Title: Lyn Crost papers
Date range: 1937-1996
Creator: Crost, Lyn
Extent: 6.5 Linear feet
Abstract: The Lyn Crost papers relate primarily to her experiences as a war correspondent covering the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe during World War II, and materials she used in writing Honor by fire. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, draft literary manuscripts, and scrapbooks of news articles written by Lyn Crost as a reporter for the Honolulu Star Bulletin. Also includes incomplete runs of the serials Go for Broke and the Puka Puka Parade, videocassettes of various movies and documentaries about the Nisei, and artifacts that include her World War II theater campaign ribbon and her war correspondent's hat.
Language of materials: English .
Repository: John Hay Library , Special Collections
Collection number: Ms.2005.46