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Charles Scarborough Collection (1556) Finding Aid

Item Number: 15560000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Pool cue and case purchased in Vietnam in 1969, two reel to reel tapes of a Sergeant in Chu Lai (circa 1968-1969), and a Vietnamese conical hat.

Dates

  • 19 April 2005

Biographical / Historical

Charles Scarborough was born in Lubbock, Texas in 1944. In 1967, he was drafted into the United States Army, in which he served a total of nineteen months, fourteen of which were served in Southeast Asia. While in Vietnam, Scarborough served with Americal at Chu Lai from February 1968 thorough April 1969 ranked as a Specialist 4 and Specialist 5 as a Sergeant. In 1969, Scarborough was discharged as a Sergeant E-5. After his service, he worked for Texas Instruments for 18 years and sold Farm Bureau Insurance to farms and farm-related equipment. He is not involved in any Vietnam Veteran Associations or the Oral History program at the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
2.0
Pages
1
Location(s)
Cold Storage Vault; Museum Objects
2
Museum Objects

1556museum1578: Vietnamese conical hat
1556museum1579: Pool cue and case purchased in Vietnam in 1969

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1
Audio

1556AU1611, 1556AU1612: two reel to reel audio tapes of a Sergeant singing in a hooch in Chu Lai (circa 1968-1969)

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2
Museum Objects

1556museum1578: Vietnamese conical hat
1556museum1579: Pool cue and case purchased in Vietnam in 1969

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1
Audio

1556AU1611, 1556AU1612: two reel to reel audio tapes of a Sergeant singing in a hooch in Chu Lai (circa 1968-1969)

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Pub Credit Line
15560000000, Charles Scarborough Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 19 Apr 2005 [Updated: 28 Apr 2005]