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Barry Brown Collection (029) Finding Aid

Item Number: 0290000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Just over two linear feet of photographs, one museum artifact, and various documents detail Barry Brown's service in the United States Army, 1967-1971. All materials are primary source materials from the Vietnam Conflict era and include correspondence, manuscripts, military documents and orders, awards and medal citations, patches, campaign ribbons, and efficiency reports. A notable object in the collection is the 2.75 Folding Fin Rocket museum artifact.

Dates

  • 07 November 2001

Language of Materials

English

Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
2.3
Pages
4
Location(s)
Museum Objects; Photograph Collection; D227.6; D220.6; D225.2
1
Photographs

VA009545 - VA009709: 165 photographs of Brown's service

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1
Maps

(in the scanning Queue) Map of I Corp

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20
Museum Objects

029museum0097: 2.75 Folding Fin Rocket
029museum4159: Airborne Patch
029museum4160: 101st Cavalry patch
029museum4161: Flightwings patch
029museum4162: Field Artillery Patch
029museum4163: 'Wings of Destiny' patch
029museum4164: Captain's bars patch
029museum4165: A Battery 4 Battalion 77 artillery ARA patch
029museum4166: 101st Airborne Division patch
029museum4167: 'U.S. Army' tape patch
029museum4168: Name tape patch 'BROWN' patch
029museum4169: Ranger rocker patch
029museum4170: Blue Max patch
029museum4171: Plastic name tag pin
029museum4172: 101st Airborne Division pin
029museum4173: Ear Plugs
029museum4174: Ribbon Rack pin
029museum4175: Aerial Artillery Plaque
029museum4176: 'Wings of Liberty' Plaque
029museum4177: 53rd Aviation Batallion pin. 'Support Everywhere'

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D048.5]]

Inventory

  • Correspondence from wife and children October 1967
  • Correspondence from wife and children November 1967
  • Correspondence from wife and children December 1967
  • Correspondence from wife and children January 1968
  • Correspondence from wife and children February 1968
  • Correspondence from wife and children March 1968
  • Correspondence from wife and children April 1968
  • Correspondence from wife and children May 1968
  • Correspondence from wife and children June 1968
  • July-August 1968 miscellaneous family correspondence (primarily wife and children)
  • Letters from his parents, grandmother, and brother
  • 2 letters from Barry Brown
  • Miscellaneous letters from friends and his wife's family
  • Empty envelopes and address labels
  • Postcards and Christmas cards from family and 4 thank you cards from friends
  • Barry Brown manuscript on his return trip to Vietnam
  • "Passionate Warriors" A Fine Art Installation by Barry Brown - Artist's Statement and list/description of paintings.
  • Military Documents: Discharge order
  • Officer record brief
  • Individual flight record and flight certificate Army
  • Travel voucher
  • Special orders 22 September 1970
  • Special orders 2 December 1970
  • Special orders 17 January 1971
  • Special orders 18 February 1971
  • Special orders 20 July 1971
  • Special orders 8 November 1971
  • Special orders 7 December 1971
  • General orders 29 October 1971
  • Copy of air medal award
  • Citation of air medal award
  • General order award of the Bronze Star
  • General order award of air medal
  • Copy of Army commendation medal award
  • General order award of Bronze Star
  • Citation Bronze Star
  • Correspondence of acceptance into field artillery advanced course
  • Correspondence concerning field artillery advanced course
  • Correspondence concerning field artillery advanced course
  • Correspondence concerning field artillery advanced course
  • U.S. Army officer efficiency report 8/1/67
  • U.S. Army officer efficiency report 7/8/71
  • Servicemen's group and life insurance form
  • "Rendezvous with Destiny 101st Airborne Division"
  • Handwritten list of officers KIA after mid-air collision Spring 1971
  • Travel Voucher 27 August 1968
  • B Battery 2nd Battalion (Aerial Artillery) 20th Artillery 1st Air Cav Division
  • Rocket Platoon standard operating procedure
  • Special orders 24 June 1966
  • Special orders 24 May 1967
  • Special orders 24 May 1967
  • Special orders 31 May 1967
  • Special orders 6 July 1968
  • Travel Voucher 29 July 1967
  • Disposition Form 9 February 1967
  • Special Orders 29 May 1968
  • Special Orders 1 August 1967
  • Unit Orders 9 September 1967
  • General Orders Bronze Star 16 June 1968
  • General Orders Air Medal 2 September 1967
  • General Orders Award of Air Medal 5 August 1968
  • General Orders Award of Air Medal for Heroism 14 January 1968
  • Citation Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Bronze Star
  • General Orders Award Distinguished Flying Cross 22 May 1968
  • General Orders Award of Silver Star 28 June 1968
  • News Clipping about Brown Receiving the Flying Cross
  • News Clipping about Brown Receiving the Flying Cross
  • Request for a change of assignment 31 January 1967
  • Pecuniary Liability Report for stolen .38 at LZ Jane
  • Army reply to Brown letter 9 November 1967
  • Army reply to assignment request 19 March 1968
  • Brown letter with questions pertaining to DA policy on aviators
  • Assignment request 19 March 1968
  • Individual flight record July 1968
  • Card nine rules of US personnel MACV, Vietnam
  • Officer efficiency report 19 November 1967
  • Officer efficiency report 19 March 1968
  • Officer efficiency report 9 May 1968
  • Officer efficiency report 25 July 1968
  • Unit trophy citation
  • Manuscripts: "Selection and Fighter Prediction for Attack Helicopter Pilots" Aug 1970 - "Fire Mission" 22 May 1968 - Manuscript on standard operating procedure - Manuscript "North Vietnamese Army's use of Internal Control and Motivational Techniques" October 1969 - Manuscript " An Analysis of Helicopter Tactics During the Incursion into Laos in 1971 Cooperation Lam Son 719" April 1974
1
Photographs

VA009545 - VA009709: 165 photographs of Brown's service

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1
Maps

(in the scanning Queue) Map of I Corp

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20
Museum Objects

029museum0097: 2.75 Folding Fin Rocket
029museum4159: Airborne Patch
029museum4160: 101st Cavalry patch
029museum4161: Flightwings patch
029museum4162: Field Artillery Patch
029museum4163: 'Wings of Destiny' patch
029museum4164: Captain's bars patch
029museum4165: A Battery 4 Battalion 77 artillery ARA patch
029museum4166: 101st Airborne Division patch
029museum4167: 'U.S. Army' tape patch
029museum4168: Name tape patch 'BROWN' patch
029museum4169: Ranger rocker patch
029museum4170: Blue Max patch
029museum4171: Plastic name tag pin
029museum4172: 101st Airborne Division pin
029museum4173: Ear Plugs
029museum4174: Ribbon Rack pin
029museum4175: Aerial Artillery Plaque
029museum4176: 'Wings of Liberty' Plaque
029museum4177: 53rd Aviation Batallion pin. 'Support Everywhere'

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Pub Credit Line
0290000000, Barry Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 07 Nov 2001 [Updated: 14 Feb 2019]