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Robert E. Lawrence Collection (1970) Finding Aid

Item Number: 19700000000
 Collection

Dates

  • 23 January 2009
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.5
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections-L, D058.2, Oversized Collection, Restricted Access, Photograph collection, Map collection, Periodicals, Museum Objects
1
Photographs

1 Photograph of Robert E. Lawrence

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4
Maps

Map of Khiem Ich (Kim Chee), Vietnam (MR-4) in 1:50,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11
Topographical map of Columbus, Georgia
Alabama (MR-7) 1:50,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11
Military Pictomap of Fort Benning, Georgia 1:25,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11

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6
Museum Objects

1970museum3290: Bronze Star
1970museum3291: Good Conduct Medal
1970museum3292: National Defense Medal
1970museum3293: P-38 Can Opener
1970museum3294: one Dog Tag for Robert Lawrence
1970museum3296: Shoulder patch insignia for the 25th Infantry Division

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1
Serials

Thunder, Volume 1 Number 4, Summer 1969 (2 copies)

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1
Newspapers

The Overseas Weekly, Volume 24 Number 32, 16 August 1969

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1
Scrapbooks

1970scrapbook1634
Robert E. Lawrence - My U.S. Army Career, January 1968-December 1969
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68 numbered pages with the following glued into it:
-Chronological Order of Events; Where Robert Lawrence was each month of service
-Servicemen's Group Life Insurance
-Certificate of Training for the Leader Preparation Course
-Leadership School notes taken in classes
-Personal card scores in aptitude areas - MOS explanations for Cook (94B20), Infantry Light Weapons (11B10), Indirect Fire Weapons (11C10), and Direct Fire & Anti-Tank (11H10)
-Description of Ranks for the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy
-Code of Conduct
-Membership Application for the association of the United States Army
-NCO school report cards
-Vietnam Panel Advance sheet
-Certificate honoring successful completion of Airborne Course by Robert E. Lawrence
-Newspaper article discussing the importance of the jumpmaster's checks
-Newspaper article covering a chaplain that earned jump wings
-6 pages covering military courtesy
-Booklet of military rifles
-Immunization Certificate and International Certificate of Vaccination, World Health Organization
-Letter of Welcome to "All Reinforcements" - March 7, 1969
-pictures of: M14 rifle, M16 rifle, M113 APC, O-1 Birdog, Spotter Plane, 155mm Self Propelled Howitzer, C141 Starlifter, C123 Provider, C7A Caribou, CH47 Chinook, U1A Otter, 101 Voodoo (jet fighter), A37 (jet fighter), F-100 Supersabre, F105 Thunderchief, 175mm Howitzer, F-5A Freedom Fighter, U10 Courier Oberservation Plane, C130 Hercules, C54A Skycrane Helicopter and a 105mm Howitzer
-Rest and Relaxation Orders for Taipei, Taiwan 13-19 November 1969 (R&R)
-Brochure, stationary and envelope, note paper for First Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan
-Menu from Tan Son Nhut (Vietnam) to Taipei (Taiwan), Boeing 707 Jet
-Bingo Night U.S. Service Club Military Assistance Advisory Group [MAAG] NCO Open Mess
-Advertising Card for First Hotel
-$1.00 raffle ticket for Orphans home
-Postcards depicting six different attractions of the Yan-Ming National Park to include: the park, the entrance, the park in the flower season, Mt. Ta-tun, the Lee monument, the fountain, azaleas, Chiang Tai-Kung Angling, and the Flower Clock
-Airline ticket back to Vietnam from Taipei, Taiwan dated November 19, 1969
-R&R Program information pamphlet
-Newspaper photos depicting infantry, tanks, and APC's at the Michelin Rubber Plantation
-Newspaper photo of the new Division Commander, Major Harris W. Hollis, taking colors
-Newspaper article discussing a captured weapons cache in the woods of Boi Loi
-Picture of a soldier (9th Infantry) carrying an M60 machine gun with ammunition and guarding a bridge near Saigon
-Part of cardboard carton with list of goods that come in a service pack: confection and stationary
packs
-Parachutists' Creed
-Pictures of Gen. Abrams, Gen Rosson, and the II Field Force: headquarters, 1st ID, and the 2nd ID
-Airborne Billfold Card
-Picture of Robert Lawrence on the front steps of barracks on April 23, 1968 in AIT; E-4-3, Ft. Polk Louisiana
-The Observer, Volume 8 Number 22, 3 October 1969
-Photo of Lawrence immediately after jump school
-Local newspaper article about Lawrence, April 1969
-Pictures: observation helicopter (OH-6A), Huey Cobra strike, bulldozers with Rome Plow, Huey, soldiers from the 25th ID, rocket and mortar rounds, a 105mm Howitzer being loaded, and a 4.2inch mortar being fired, M48 tanks, a Huey Cobra Gunship, an Engineer Vehicle, and infantry soldiers wading through a marshy area on patrol, Infantry (Airmobile) Helicopter Assault, .50 Calibre machine-gun on top of a tank, and a 7.62 calibre Minigun firing from the hatch of an APC
-Brochure from the Orient Chain Hotels and 4 pages of Chinese text newspaper (pages 39-40)
-Newspaper: The Army Reporter Volume 5 Number 35, 1 September 1969 (pages 57-58)
-Newspaper: The Army Reporter Volume 5 Number 40, 6 October 1969 (pages 59-60)

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.5 ]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D053.1]]

Inventory

  • Tour 365, Winter 1965 issue (2 copies)
  • Army Digest, June 1968
  • Infantry, July-August 1969
1
Photographs

1 Photograph of Robert E. Lawrence

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4
Maps

Map of Khiem Ich (Kim Chee), Vietnam (MR-4) in 1:50,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11
Topographical map of Columbus, Georgia
Alabama (MR-7) 1:50,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11
Military Pictomap of Fort Benning, Georgia 1:25,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11

Click here to view all Maps
6
Museum Objects

1970museum3290: Bronze Star
1970museum3291: Good Conduct Medal
1970museum3292: National Defense Medal
1970museum3293: P-38 Can Opener
1970museum3294: one Dog Tag for Robert Lawrence
1970museum3296: Shoulder patch insignia for the 25th Infantry Division

Click here to view all Museum Objects
1
Serials

Thunder, Volume 1 Number 4, Summer 1969 (2 copies)

Click here to view all Serials
1
Newspapers

The Overseas Weekly, Volume 24 Number 32, 16 August 1969

Click here to view all Newspapers
1
Scrapbooks

1970scrapbook1634
Robert E. Lawrence - My U.S. Army Career, January 1968-December 1969
---------
68 numbered pages with the following glued into it:
-Chronological Order of Events; Where Robert Lawrence was each month of service
-Servicemen's Group Life Insurance
-Certificate of Training for the Leader Preparation Course
-Leadership School notes taken in classes
-Personal card scores in aptitude areas - MOS explanations for Cook (94B20), Infantry Light Weapons (11B10), Indirect Fire Weapons (11C10), and Direct Fire & Anti-Tank (11H10)
-Description of Ranks for the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy
-Code of Conduct
-Membership Application for the association of the United States Army
-NCO school report cards
-Vietnam Panel Advance sheet
-Certificate honoring successful completion of Airborne Course by Robert E. Lawrence
-Newspaper article discussing the importance of the jumpmaster's checks
-Newspaper article covering a chaplain that earned jump wings
-6 pages covering military courtesy
-Booklet of military rifles
-Immunization Certificate and International Certificate of Vaccination, World Health Organization
-Letter of Welcome to "All Reinforcements" - March 7, 1969
-pictures of: M14 rifle, M16 rifle, M113 APC, O-1 Birdog, Spotter Plane, 155mm Self Propelled Howitzer, C141 Starlifter, C123 Provider, C7A Caribou, CH47 Chinook, U1A Otter, 101 Voodoo (jet fighter), A37 (jet fighter), F-100 Supersabre, F105 Thunderchief, 175mm Howitzer, F-5A Freedom Fighter, U10 Courier Oberservation Plane, C130 Hercules, C54A Skycrane Helicopter and a 105mm Howitzer
-Rest and Relaxation Orders for Taipei, Taiwan 13-19 November 1969 (R&R)
-Brochure, stationary and envelope, note paper for First Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan
-Menu from Tan Son Nhut (Vietnam) to Taipei (Taiwan), Boeing 707 Jet
-Bingo Night U.S. Service Club Military Assistance Advisory Group [MAAG] NCO Open Mess
-Advertising Card for First Hotel
-$1.00 raffle ticket for Orphans home
-Postcards depicting six different attractions of the Yan-Ming National Park to include: the park, the entrance, the park in the flower season, Mt. Ta-tun, the Lee monument, the fountain, azaleas, Chiang Tai-Kung Angling, and the Flower Clock
-Airline ticket back to Vietnam from Taipei, Taiwan dated November 19, 1969
-R&R Program information pamphlet
-Newspaper photos depicting infantry, tanks, and APC's at the Michelin Rubber Plantation
-Newspaper photo of the new Division Commander, Major Harris W. Hollis, taking colors
-Newspaper article discussing a captured weapons cache in the woods of Boi Loi
-Picture of a soldier (9th Infantry) carrying an M60 machine gun with ammunition and guarding a bridge near Saigon
-Part of cardboard carton with list of goods that come in a service pack: confection and stationary
packs
-Parachutists' Creed
-Pictures of Gen. Abrams, Gen Rosson, and the II Field Force: headquarters, 1st ID, and the 2nd ID
-Airborne Billfold Card
-Picture of Robert Lawrence on the front steps of barracks on April 23, 1968 in AIT; E-4-3, Ft. Polk Louisiana
-The Observer, Volume 8 Number 22, 3 October 1969
-Photo of Lawrence immediately after jump school
-Local newspaper article about Lawrence, April 1969
-Pictures: observation helicopter (OH-6A), Huey Cobra strike, bulldozers with Rome Plow, Huey, soldiers from the 25th ID, rocket and mortar rounds, a 105mm Howitzer being loaded, and a 4.2inch mortar being fired, M48 tanks, a Huey Cobra Gunship, an Engineer Vehicle, and infantry soldiers wading through a marshy area on patrol, Infantry (Airmobile) Helicopter Assault, .50 Calibre machine-gun on top of a tank, and a 7.62 calibre Minigun firing from the hatch of an APC
-Brochure from the Orient Chain Hotels and 4 pages of Chinese text newspaper (pages 39-40)
-Newspaper: The Army Reporter Volume 5 Number 35, 1 September 1969 (pages 57-58)
-Newspaper: The Army Reporter Volume 5 Number 40, 6 October 1969 (pages 59-60)

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Pub Credit Line
19700000000, Robert E. Lawrence Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 23 Jan 2009 [Updated: 16 May 2019]