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Jack Swickard Collection (2299) Finding Aid

Item Number: 22990000000
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Scope and Contents

Approximately one linear foot of The VHPA Newsletter and The VHPA Aviator, 1984-2008, and January/February 2010 as well as a DVD titled Helicopter Wars donated to the Vietnam Archive by Jack Swickard. The title of The VHPA Newsletter was changed to The VHPA Aviator in July/August 2005.
Scope and Contents Approximately one and a half linear feet of books, photographs, slides, correspondence and a patch document Jack Swickard's service in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and his subsequent membership in the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association after the war.

Dates

  • 22 March 2017
Title
Finding Aid
Author
Rebecca Vollene
Date
2017-03-22
Length (Linear Feet)
1.0
Pages
1
Language of description
English
124
Newsletters

The VHPA Newsletter: 1984: October; 1985: March, May, August, November; 1986: February, May, September, December; 1987: March, June, September, December; 1988: March, June, September, December; 1989: March, June, September, December; 1990: March, June, September; 1991: Spring, Summer, September, December, Winter; 1992: March, June, September, December; 1993: February, April, June, August, October, December; 1994: February, April, June, August, October, December; 1995: February, April, June, August, October, December; 1996: February/March, April/May, June/July, August/September, November/December; 1997: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 1998: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 1999: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2000: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2001: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2002: March, April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2003: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, Winter; 2004: March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2005: January/February, March/April, May/June

The VHPA Aviator: 2005: July/August, September/October, November/December; 2006: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, Winter; 2007: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2008: January/February, March/April, May/June; 2010: January/February

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1
Moving Images

2299VI3482 DVD - Helicopter Wars: Vietnam Firefight

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2
Books

Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association by Charles Holley, 1995

Hours and Hours of Boredom by Bob Snead, 1983 (inscribed by author)

102
Photographs

1 negative of a helicopter carrying equipment
3 photos of Fort Wolters, TX pilot class members
98 photos of helicopters, helicopter equipment, and pilots

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29
Slides

29- Slides taken by Swickard during his time as a Huey helicopter pilot in Vietnam. Most of the slides are of helicopters, the flight crew, or scenic views of Vietnam from the view of a helicopter.

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1
Museum Objects

2299museum4866 - Ghost Riders 60th Aviation Company Assault Helicopter patch

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D097.3 [097.3]]

Inventory

  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association Kansas City, Missouri 1995 Reunion
  • U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School Fort Wolters, Texas Graduation Ceremony (March 25-26, 1971)
  • Ici Ventilateur (excerpts from a flight log) Paris, 1954
  • Paperwork, letters, emails, and action reports petitioning for SFC Roy Benevidez to be upgraded to a Medal of Honor (2005)
124
Newsletters

The VHPA Newsletter: 1984: October; 1985: March, May, August, November; 1986: February, May, September, December; 1987: March, June, September, December; 1988: March, June, September, December; 1989: March, June, September, December; 1990: March, June, September; 1991: Spring, Summer, September, December, Winter; 1992: March, June, September, December; 1993: February, April, June, August, October, December; 1994: February, April, June, August, October, December; 1995: February, April, June, August, October, December; 1996: February/March, April/May, June/July, August/September, November/December; 1997: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 1998: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 1999: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2000: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2001: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2002: March, April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2003: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, Winter; 2004: March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2005: January/February, March/April, May/June

The VHPA Aviator: 2005: July/August, September/October, November/December; 2006: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, Winter; 2007: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2008: January/February, March/April, May/June; 2010: January/February

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1
Moving Images

2299VI3482 DVD - Helicopter Wars: Vietnam Firefight

Click here to view all Moving Images
2
Books

Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association by Charles Holley, 1995

Hours and Hours of Boredom by Bob Snead, 1983 (inscribed by author)

102
Photographs

1 negative of a helicopter carrying equipment
3 photos of Fort Wolters, TX pilot class members
98 photos of helicopters, helicopter equipment, and pilots

Click here to view all Photographs
29
Slides

29- Slides taken by Swickard during his time as a Huey helicopter pilot in Vietnam. Most of the slides are of helicopters, the flight crew, or scenic views of Vietnam from the view of a helicopter.

Click here to view all Slides
1
Museum Objects

2299museum4866 - Ghost Riders 60th Aviation Company Assault Helicopter patch

Click here to view all Museum Objects

Pub Credit Line
22990000000, Jack Swickard Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 22 Mar 2017 [Updated: 05 Apr 2017]