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J. Michael Stinson Collection (2418) Finding Aid

Item Number: 24180000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately two linear feet of artifacts collected by J. Michael Stinson while he worked on oil development projects with the PetroVietnam in the mid-1990s while he was employed with Conoco Inc. Included in the collection is a brick from the Hanoi Hilton, a framed North Vietnamese propaganda poster, a copy of 'Sorrow of War' by Bao Ninh, and five poonah paper prints of scenes from Hanoi.

Dates

  • 21 September 2012

Biographical / Historical

J. Michael Stinson graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University in 1966 and was employed by Conoco Inc. and later ConocoPhillips for nearly 38 years. While with Conoco, he developed relationships with PetroVietnam that led to several different successful oil development projects in the mid-1990s.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
2.1
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections Oversize D054.1; Museum ObjectsD201.6; Photo Prosessing Lab(on the Wall)
1
Books

The Sorrow of the War by Bao Ninh, 1993

3
Museum Objects

2418museum4220- (D201.6)five poonah paper prints of scenes from Hanoi
2418museum4221-(in Photo Prosessing Lab on the Wall) Original Propaganda Artwork by Do Hien for the North Vietnamese Military. The Translation in English is : 'Practice Well, Fight Better, So That You Can Be Recognized As the Best.'
2418museum4222-(D201.6Hanoi Hilton Brick with the original, embossed French manufacturer's mark

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  • Box 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

1
Books

The Sorrow of the War by Bao Ninh, 1993

3
Museum Objects

2418museum4220- (D201.6)five poonah paper prints of scenes from Hanoi
2418museum4221-(in Photo Prosessing Lab on the Wall) Original Propaganda Artwork by Do Hien for the North Vietnamese Military. The Translation in English is : 'Practice Well, Fight Better, So That You Can Be Recognized As the Best.'
2418museum4222-(D201.6Hanoi Hilton Brick with the original, embossed French manufacturer's mark

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Pub Credit Line
24180000000, J. Michael Stinson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 21 Sep 2012 [Updated: 11 Apr 2016]