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David J. Glazener Collection (1502) Finding Aid

Item Number: 15020000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Artifacts, photographs, slides, letters, pocket memo book, letters home, and three issues of Pacific Stars and Stripes from September 29 to October 1, 1965 document David J. Glazener's tour of duty in Vietnam.

Dates

  • 31 January 2005

Biographical / Historical

David J. Glazener was born in San Antonio, Texas on September 3, 1940. He received his ROTC commission after graduating from college in May 1964. Glazener served in the Army Signal Corps for two years, including a tour of duty in Vietnam from June 1965 to May 1966. After his tour of duty in Vietnam, Glazener served in the Army Reserve and was discharged with the rank of 1st Lieutenant on June 17, 1970.
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Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1.0
Pages
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Location(s)
Individual Collections-G; Individual Collections-Oversized; Slide Collection; Photograph Collection; Museum Objects
1
Photographs

97 photos depicting Glazener's tour of duty in Vietnam, 1965-1966 VA039893-VA039989

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7
Slides

VAS034468 - VAS034504: MACV Pleiku, Vietnam
VAS034505 - VAS034522: Site antenna and missionary compound
VAS034523 - VAS034532: Vietnam - Montagnards and mission compound
VAS0034533 - VAS034549: Saigon, Vietnam
VAS034550 - VAS034596: Pleiku and aircraft
VAS034597 - VAS034626: Pleiku Air Base and Helicopters
VAS034627 - VAS034636: slides purchased in Vietnam

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6
Museum Objects

1502museum1505: US Army Field Jacket
1502museum1506: US Army fatigue shirt with Glazener above right breast
1502museum1507: US Army MACV shoulder patch
1502museum1508: Glazener name patch
1502museum1509: US Army jungle boots
1502museum1510: Vietnamese candy wrapper

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.3 ]]
  • Box 2(oversize): [2(oversize)] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, [Individual Collections (oversize) ]]
  • 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • Pocket memo book
  • Eight postcards from Hawaii
  • newspaper clipping "39th Signal Battalion Provides Life for Children"
  • newspaper clipping "Piggy Hauls Airborne Farm Bigger Than Old Mac Donalds"
  • letter and envelope from David Glazener to his parents (20 October 1965)
  • letter and envelope from David Glazener to his parents (28 December 1965)
  • letter and envelope from David Glazener to his parents (18 February 1966)
  • letter and envelope from David Glazener to his parents (15 March 1966)
  • letter and envelope from David Glazener to his parents (7 April 1966)
  • letter and envelope from David Glazener to his parents (25 April 1966)
  • letter and envelope from David Glazener to his parents (29 April 1966)
  • Box 2(oversize)
  • excerpt from 'The Observer' newspaper (10 July 1965) including the following articles "114th Aviation Company Awarded Unit Commendation" "Pleiku Special Forces Hospital Reaps Modern Medical Equipment" "LBJ Oks Vietnam Service Medal" "3171 Recipients of Nationas Highest Award since 1862, One for Vietnam" "Hell Week in a Special Forces Camp"
  • 'Daily News Briefs' featuring articles: "VC Losing 932 a Day During Monsoon Push" " Soviet's, North Vietnamese Sign New Assistance Agreements" "257 Viet Cong Killed by In-Country Air Strike"
1
Photographs

97 photos depicting Glazener's tour of duty in Vietnam, 1965-1966 VA039893-VA039989

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7
Slides

VAS034468 - VAS034504: MACV Pleiku, Vietnam
VAS034505 - VAS034522: Site antenna and missionary compound
VAS034523 - VAS034532: Vietnam - Montagnards and mission compound
VAS0034533 - VAS034549: Saigon, Vietnam
VAS034550 - VAS034596: Pleiku and aircraft
VAS034597 - VAS034626: Pleiku Air Base and Helicopters
VAS034627 - VAS034636: slides purchased in Vietnam

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6
Museum Objects

1502museum1505: US Army Field Jacket
1502museum1506: US Army fatigue shirt with Glazener above right breast
1502museum1507: US Army MACV shoulder patch
1502museum1508: Glazener name patch
1502museum1509: US Army jungle boots
1502museum1510: Vietnamese candy wrapper

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Pub Credit Line
15020000000, David J. Glazener Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 31 Jan 2005 [Updated: 15 Oct 2009]