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Carol Thompson Collection (2390) Finding Aid

Item Number: 23900000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Less than half a linear feet of letters written to Carol Thompson (Carol Heller during the war) from various soldiers and marines who fought during the Vietnam War in 1965-1966 that she adopted as pen pals.

Dates

  • 19 May 2011
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.3
Pages
1
Location(s)
D043.4D, Individual Oversize Collections, Photograph Collection
1
Photographs

VA063684-VA063686: photos sent to Thompson by Sgt. David Miller on 10 January 1966 and 1 February 1966

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D043.4D ]]
  • Box 4: [4] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, [Individual Oversize Collection ]]
  • 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • Letters sent to Carol (Heller) Thompson from PFC J.R. Peru, USMC between 1 December 1965 - 22 April 1966
  • Letters sent to Carol (Heller) Thompson from PFC J.R. Peru, USMC between 5 May 1966 - 23 September 1966
  • Letters sent to Carol (Heller) Thompson from Sgt. David M. Miller, US Army, between 14 December 1965 - 27 March 1966
  • Letters sent to Carol (Heller) Thompson from Jerry Cochran, USN between 20 January 1966 - 17 April 1966
  • Letters sent to Carol (Heller) Thompson from PFC Douglas C. Jordan, US Army, between 2 December 1965 - 13 February 1966
  • Letters sent to Carol (Heller) Thompson from Harry M. Morse, US Army, between 12 December 1965 - 12 January 1966. Morse was KIA 28 January 1966
  • Miscellaneous letters sent to Carol (Heller) Thompson:
  • From Sgt. William Chapman, US Army, 24 November 1965
  • From PFC Jim Hernandez, USMC, 11 December 1965
  • From W.O. Thomas J. Minerva, US Army, 1 December 1965
  • Newspaper clipping sent by Sgt. David Miller in his 3 March 1966 letter on paratroopers from the Pacific Stars and Stripes
1
Photographs

VA063684-VA063686: photos sent to Thompson by Sgt. David Miller on 10 January 1966 and 1 February 1966

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Pub Credit Line
23900000000, Carol Thompson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 19 May 2011 [Updated: 21 Sep 2011]