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John Cheney Collection (1002) Finding Aid

Item Number: 10020000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

This collection contains administrative documents, leaflets, reports, lesson plans, work summaries, handwritten notes, and printed materials. In addition there are four issues of the magazine The Vietnam Observer, Vietnamese and English language newspapers, and maps that document the activities of the 4th Psychological Operations Group and John Cheney's military service in the unit, 1968-1969 and undated.

Dates

  • 07 August 2002

Biographical / Historical

John Cheney served in the 4th Psychological Operations Group during the Vietnam War and continued to work in PsyOps while serving in the Army Reserves.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.5
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections-C and Map Collection Section 11 Drawer 16
9
Maps

6x Costa Rica (undated)
1x Forest Cover in Colombia (1996)
2x Unidentified topographical map
1x Major Volcanoes of Colombia, USGS (1997)
1x Forest Cover in Costa Rica (1996)
4xMap of Colombia
2x Size comparison Terrain Team Bosnia (2000)
1x
MND-N Routes Map (undated)

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1
Posters

1x "Beware of Mines!"

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.5 ]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, [Indi-C O/S ]]

Inventory

  • The Vietnam Observer Vol 2 - No.4 (Undated); The Vietnam Observer No.3 (June 1966)
  • The Vietnam Observer Vol 3 - No.8 (August & September 1968)
  • The Vietnam Observer Vol 3 - No.9 (October & November 1968)
  • The Vietnam Observer Vol 3 - No.10 (December 1968 & January 1969)
  • "The Republic Of Viet Nam Armed Forces" - Publication (undated)
  • "MI in Bosnia: Support to Joint Endeavor" - Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin (October-December 1996)
  • Viet-Nam Information Notes - Office of Media Services, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State (April 1967)
  • 23 Leaflet Translations (1968-1969)
  • Report "Psychological Opportunities" - Headquarters 7th Psychological Operations Group (October 1967)
  • Report "Coomunist Propaganda Trends" Department of the Army - Headquarters 7th Psychological Operations Group (June 1968)
  • Techniques Used In The Preparation Of Radio Scripts (undated)
  • Newspaper article - "Protects people _ Bill of Rights says 'no!' (undated)
  • Article from the DAILY TELEGRAPH - "Saigon Off Limits To GIs In Tet", (February 4, 1970)
  • Lesson Plan - Use of Radio in Psychological Operations (undated)
  • Weekly Summary - Casualty Statistics (MACOI-P) (August 17-23, 1969)
  • Principal Reports - "Hanoi And Liberation Radio Broadcasts" (August 26, 1969)
  • Sample Questionaire - Points To Remember In Leaflet Development (undated)
  • Article reprinted from the CREDIBILIS- "Are Psyop Systems Really Necessary?" (July 1968)
  • Handwritten Notes - 4 pages (undated)
  • Den Trung Thu (1969) [2 copies]
  • Report from the American Consulate General, Hong Kong - "Survey of China Mainland Press" (May 26, 1970)
  • Report - "4th Psychological Operations Group" Republic of Vietnam - (undated)
  • Newspaper - "The Great Speckled Bird" from the Atlanta Cooperative News Project, Vol 1 No.26 (December 13, 1968)
  • Newspaper - "... he threw his rifle at his Commanding Officer ..." from the Vietnam GI (January 1969)
  • Newspaper - Washington Free Press, Vol II, No.52 (March 15-31, 1969)
  • Newspaper - The rag moma Rag, Vol 4 No.10 (December 15, 1969)
  • Newspaper - Express-News (February 8, 1970)
  • Vietnamese Newspaper - Tin Sang (March 25, 1970)
  • Vietnamese Newspaper - DOCLAP (March 27, 1970)
9
Maps

6x Costa Rica (undated)
1x Forest Cover in Colombia (1996)
2x Unidentified topographical map
1x Major Volcanoes of Colombia, USGS (1997)
1x Forest Cover in Costa Rica (1996)
4xMap of Colombia
2x Size comparison Terrain Team Bosnia (2000)
1x
MND-N Routes Map (undated)

Click here to view all Maps
1
Posters

1x "Beware of Mines!"

Click here to view all Posters

Pub Credit Line
10020000000, John Cheney Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 07 Aug 2002 [Updated: 19 Dec 2011]