Collection ID: 3174718

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Verbeck, William Jordan, 1904-1965.
Abstract:
American Army General and career military officer. Collection includes manuscripts, printed material, subject files and correspondence.
Extent:
6 linear ft.
Language:
English
Preferred citation:

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

William Jordan Verbeck Papers,

Background

Scope and Content:

The William Jordan Verbeck Papers includes manuscripts, printed material, subject files and correspondence. Please see the box listing below for more details.

Biographical / Historical:

William Jordan Verbeck (1904-1965) was an American military officer who retired with the rank of General. His father, Brig. Gen. William Verbeck, was head of The Manlius School, a military academy in Aurora, New York. During World War II General Verbeck was named commander of the 21st Infantry Division and then chief of staff of the 24th Infantry Division, and during the Korean War he was senior advisor to the G3, Republic of Korea Army. He was decorated numerous times, including the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal with valor device and two oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal and Purple Heart with oak leaf cluster.

Acquisition information:
Gift of William Jordan Verbeck , 1963.
Arrangement:

The collection has received minimal processing and remains in original order as received.

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

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TERMS OF ACCESS:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

PREFERRED CITATION:

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

William Jordan Verbeck Papers,

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Libraries
Bird Library, Room 600
Syracuse, NY 13244, United States
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