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MacAlan Thompson Collection (1925) Finding Aid

Item Number: 19250000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

One linear foot of material containg Air America site books, USAID phone books, personnel rosters, photo books from the Vientiane floods, 286 slides, 24 negatives, and the remains of a B-40 RPG round, document MacAlan Thompson's service in Southeast Asia with Air America. The bulk of the materials date from 1963-1974. MacAlan also donated six rifles: French Flintlocks, Montagnard Flintlock Rifles and a German Carbine.

Dates

  • 27 February 2007

Biographical / Historical

MacAlan Thompson graduated from Oregon State University in June of 1963. He then served from February,1964 to February, 1965 as a Lieutenant in the 528th Engineering Detachment at Camp Friendship, Korat. He was then stationed at Dugway Proving Grounds from February 1965 to November 1965. He then served from September, 1966 to June, 1968 in Laos. MacAlan Thompson began his service with USAID in August, 1968 and served there until his retirement in January, 1992. He is retired and lives in the Bangkok area of Thailand.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1.0
Pages
1
Location(s)
D054.4; D055.3; Museum Object Collection; Slide Collection; Negative Collection; Photograph Collection
1
Photographs

(VAN011393-VAN11415, VAN11519) 24 Negatives document MacAlan Thompson's service with Air America

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1
Slides

(VAS043820 - VAS044094) 286 slides document MacAlan Thompson's service with Air America

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7
Museum Objects

1925museum2928 Spent RPG B-40 round
1925museum3888 German M1910 Carbine
1925museum3889 Montagnard Flintlock Rifle
1925musuem3890 Montagnard Flintlock Rifles
1925museum3891 British or French made Flintlock Rifle
1925museum3892 British or French made Flintlock Rifle
1925museum3893 British or French made Flintlock Rifle

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D055.2 ]]
  • Box 2 Oversize: [2 Oversize] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D055.2 ]]

Inventory

  • Air Facility Data Pamphlet
  • Hand drawn cartoons
  • July 1972 biographic register
  • Laos Airfield/Site Pamphlet, 1967
  • Laos Air Facilities Data Pamphlet, 1968
  • Laos Air Facilities Data Pamphlet, December 1968
  • Laos Air Facilities Data Pamphlet, May 1969
  • Laos Air Facilities Data Pamphlet, February 1970
  • Thailand Air Facilities Data Pamphlet, April 1969
  • Thailand Air Facilities Data Pamphlet, June 1969
  • Thailand Air Facilities Data Pamphlet, November 1969
  • Telephone Directory (2), US Mission to Laos, October 1973 and October 1974
  • Publication - Flood Pictures, Vientiane Area, 1966 - USUS-USAID Photographs
  • Publication - Flood Pictures, Vientiane Area, 1971 - USAID Mission to Laos Photographs
  • Refugee FOOR Airlist and Drop Schedule By Site, May 1969
  • Box 2 Oversize
  • USAID - Laos Duty Stations (no date)
  • Former U.S.G. Employees in Laos, January 31, 1983 (Laotian names)
  • Seminar / Re-education Reports, June 23, 1983 (Laotian names)
1
Photographs

(VAN011393-VAN11415, VAN11519) 24 Negatives document MacAlan Thompson's service with Air America

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1
Slides

(VAS043820 - VAS044094) 286 slides document MacAlan Thompson's service with Air America

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7
Museum Objects

1925museum2928 Spent RPG B-40 round
1925museum3888 German M1910 Carbine
1925museum3889 Montagnard Flintlock Rifle
1925musuem3890 Montagnard Flintlock Rifles
1925museum3891 British or French made Flintlock Rifle
1925museum3892 British or French made Flintlock Rifle
1925museum3893 British or French made Flintlock Rifle

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Pub Credit Line
19250000000, MacAlan Thompson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 27 Feb 2007 [Updated: 09 May 2014]