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John Campbell Collection (036) Finding Aid

Item Number: 0360000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Less than one linear foot of 14 reel-to-reel audiotapes, one book, one manuscript, and nine volumes of the Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam document various ethnic groups in the Republic of Vietnam and Dr. John Campbell's tour of duty as a Psychological Operations Advisor to five different provinces of the Republic of Vietnam. The manuscript, entitled 'Are we Winning? Are They Winning? A Civilian Advisor's Reflections on Wartime Vietnam' was written by Campbell in 2002. The audio tapes are from the Vietnam Conflict-era and contain 'easy listening' music and Psychological Warfare messages.

Dates

  • 28 February 2002

Biographical / Historical

Dr. John Campbell came from academe (four degrees in Social Sciences) and returned to academe, teaching International Affairs or directing programs abroad for California State Universities, University of Maryland and Southern Methodist University after a decade and a half with the Defense Department, State Department and US Information Agency. In Vietnam after a tour as Psychological Operations Advisor to five provinces he returned and initiated the nationwide 'Van Tac Vu' propaganda through entertainment program with fifteen Vietnamese teams gaining the Agencies 'Superior Honor Award.' This program preceded the pacification effort by six months being the first attempt to operate in the rural area beyond the security of province capitals. As of 2002 he divides his active retirement between Spain and California.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.8
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections-C
1
Books

Are We Winning? Are They Winning? A Civillian Advisor's Reflections on Wartime Vietnam by John Campbell

14
Audio

036AU0767: All Vocals - Dean Martin and Humperdink
036AU0769: Christmas Carols
036AU0770: Psywar Tape 2
036AU0771: Psywar Tape 3
036AU0772: Psywar Tape 3 (2)
036AU0773: Psywar Tape 4
036AU0774: Psywar Tape
036AU0775: Vietnam
036AU0776: Vietnamese Classical
036AU0777: Vietnamese Modern Music
036AU0778: Vietnamese Psychological Warfare
036AU0779: Vietnamese Psywar
036AU0780: Vocals & Easy Listening
036AU0781: Vocals Easy Listening.

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.5 ]]

Inventory

  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The Jarai - - -
  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The Cua
  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The Rhade
  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The Cham
  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The Katu - - - -
  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The M'Nong
  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The Koho
  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The Rengao
  • Ethnographic Study Series: Selected Groups in the Republic of Vietnam: The Sedang
  • Van Tac Vu: Issue # 2, 5, 8, 10, 11
  • Copyrighted manuscript of John R. Campbell, "Are We Winning? Are They Winning? A Civilian Advisor's Reflections on Wartime Vietnam", 2002
1
Books

Are We Winning? Are They Winning? A Civillian Advisor's Reflections on Wartime Vietnam by John Campbell

14
Audio

036AU0767: All Vocals - Dean Martin and Humperdink
036AU0769: Christmas Carols
036AU0770: Psywar Tape 2
036AU0771: Psywar Tape 3
036AU0772: Psywar Tape 3 (2)
036AU0773: Psywar Tape 4
036AU0774: Psywar Tape
036AU0775: Vietnam
036AU0776: Vietnamese Classical
036AU0777: Vietnamese Modern Music
036AU0778: Vietnamese Psychological Warfare
036AU0779: Vietnamese Psywar
036AU0780: Vocals & Easy Listening
036AU0781: Vocals Easy Listening.

Click here to view all Audio

Pub Credit Line
0360000000, John Campbell Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 28 Feb 2002 [Updated: 13 Oct 2015]