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Robert F. Rae Collection (2545) Finding Aid

Item Number: 25450000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately one linear foot of slides, artifacts, letters, military documents, a map and a photograph documenting Robert F. Rae's service in Vietnam from 1966-1968. Of note in the collection are a set of letters and cards exchanged between Rae and his wife and other family members.

Dates

  • 17 February 2015
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1
Pages
1
Location(s)
D55.1A; Map Drawer Section 12 Drawer 7; Photograph collection; Slide Collection; D204.5; D236.4; D227.6
1
Photographs

1 photograph of Edwin Maye in uniform

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2
Slides

880 slides from Robert Rae's service in Vietnam
VAS072600-VAS073469

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1
Maps

5,000,000 USAF Global Loran Navigation Chart North Atlantic Ocean GLC-3

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8
Museum Objects

2545museum4658- Army fatigue coat with Big Red One patch on the shoulder and a 1st battalion/ 28th Infantry Regiment 'Black Lions' patch on the breast pocket
2545museum4659- Part of a machete blade
2545museum4660-Piece of a parachute
2545museum4661- Robert Rae's dog tags
2545museum4662- Boy scout patch
2545museum4663-Boy scout patch
2545museum4664- Boy scout patch
2545museum4665- Jackson Square Jax Beer puzzle game

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

Inventory

  • Correspondence from Robert Rae to his wife Linda (July 14, 1966-July 31, 1966)
  • Correspondence from Robert Rae to his wife Linda (August 7, 1966-October 12, 1966)
  • Correspondence from Robert Rae to his wife Linda (October 17, 1966-November 27, 1966)
  • Correspondence to Robert Rae from his wife Linda (April 23, 1966-August 30, 1966)
  • Correspondence to Robert Rae from his wife Linda (September 3, 1966-October 31, 1966)
  • Correspondence to Robert Rae from his wife Linda (October 31, 1966-November 26, 1966)
  • Undated correspondence between Robert Rae and his family
  • Undated birthday cards for Robert Rae from his friends and family
  • 1st Infantry Division Special Order Extract Forms (November 16, 1967)
  • U.S. Armed Forces Code of Conduct card
  • Reserve Aircraft Observer Navigation Traning Program (1954)
  • Military information pamphlets
  • 1st Battalion 28th Infantry 1st Infantry Division calendar countdown (short-timer's calendar)
  • 1964 Geep High School Student Directory
1
Photographs

1 photograph of Edwin Maye in uniform

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2
Slides

880 slides from Robert Rae's service in Vietnam
VAS072600-VAS073469

Click here to view all Slides
1
Maps

5,000,000 USAF Global Loran Navigation Chart North Atlantic Ocean GLC-3

Click here to view all Maps
8
Museum Objects

2545museum4658- Army fatigue coat with Big Red One patch on the shoulder and a 1st battalion/ 28th Infantry Regiment 'Black Lions' patch on the breast pocket
2545museum4659- Part of a machete blade
2545museum4660-Piece of a parachute
2545museum4661- Robert Rae's dog tags
2545museum4662- Boy scout patch
2545museum4663-Boy scout patch
2545museum4664- Boy scout patch
2545museum4665- Jackson Square Jax Beer puzzle game

Click here to view all Museum Objects

Pub Credit Line
25450000000, Robert F. Rae Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 17 Feb 2015 [Updated: 18 Feb 2019]