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Larry Shelton Collection (1139) Finding Aid

Item Number: 11390000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of U.S. Army Newspapers from 1967, a CD Rom with Daily Staff Journals from the 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, January 1967 to July 1969, and 17 audio reels of letters home and recorded music. The majority of the newspapers are from Ninth Infantry Division, The Old Reliable, but also included are issues from Pacific Stars and Stripes, The Observer, and The Army Reporter.

The collection also includes less than a quarter of a linear foot of textual records documenting the April 22, 1967 shoot down of a B-57 flown by Earl Eastabrooks and Major James E. Oxley that resulted in the death of Major Oxley. The materials include correspondence, articles, a biography of Major Oxley, images, and obituaries for Earl Eastabrooks. These materials are dated 1996, 2006, 2008, and 2011.

Dates

  • 1967-1969, 1996, 2006, 2008, and 2011
Title
Larry Shelton Collection (1139) Finding Aid
Date
2003-04-15
Length (Linear Feet)
0.8
Location(s)
D049.1, Cold Storage Vault
1
Electronic Media

Daily Staff Journals from 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, 5 January 1967 to 22 July 1969

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17
Audio

1139AU0889 Audio Reel-Audio Letter

1139AU0890 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1139AU0891 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1139AU0892 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1193AU0893 Audio Reel-Recording of Radio Traffic, Made by Larry Shelton

1139Au0894 Audio Reel-Recording of Radio Traffic Made by Larry Shelton

1139AU0895 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to Family

1139AU0896 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to Family

1139AU0897 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1139AU0898 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1139AU0899 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to Family

1139AU0900 Audio Reel-Sounds of War-Under Fire: Gunshots, Motors, Explosions, Machinegun Firing, Rocket Blasts, Voices and Reloading

1139AU0901 Audio Reel-Men of Larry Shelton’s Company Singing

1139AU0902 Audio Reel-Audio Letter Home from Larry Shelton

1139AU0903 Audio Reel-Recording of Radio Communication between Units in the Field and a Controller

1139AU0904 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from home to Larry Shelton

1139AU0905 Audio Reel-Audio Letter to Larry Shelton from his Family

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34
Newspapers

The Army Reporter: 1967: May 6: June: 3

The Old Reliable: 1967: January 12, February 18, February 25, March 4, March 11, March 25, April 1, April 8, May 13, May 27, June 3, June 24, July 12, July 26, August 9, August 16, August 30, September 6, September 13, September 20, September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1, November 22, November 29, December 6, December 13, December 20

The Observer: 1967: May 1

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, Individual Collections S [Individual Collections S]]
  • Box 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • Documents re: April 22, 1967 shoot down of B-57 flown by Earl Eastabrooks and Major James E. Oxley (1996, 2006, 2008, 2011)
  • Oversize
  • Front page of Pacific Stars and Stripes, May 19, 1967
1
Electronic Media

Daily Staff Journals from 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, 5 January 1967 to 22 July 1969

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17
Audio

1139AU0889 Audio Reel-Audio Letter

1139AU0890 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1139AU0891 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1139AU0892 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1193AU0893 Audio Reel-Recording of Radio Traffic, Made by Larry Shelton

1139Au0894 Audio Reel-Recording of Radio Traffic Made by Larry Shelton

1139AU0895 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to Family

1139AU0896 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to Family

1139AU0897 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1139AU0898 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to his Family

1139AU0899 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from Larry Shelton to Family

1139AU0900 Audio Reel-Sounds of War-Under Fire: Gunshots, Motors, Explosions, Machinegun Firing, Rocket Blasts, Voices and Reloading

1139AU0901 Audio Reel-Men of Larry Shelton’s Company Singing

1139AU0902 Audio Reel-Audio Letter Home from Larry Shelton

1139AU0903 Audio Reel-Recording of Radio Communication between Units in the Field and a Controller

1139AU0904 Audio Reel-Audio Letter from home to Larry Shelton

1139AU0905 Audio Reel-Audio Letter to Larry Shelton from his Family

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34
Newspapers

The Army Reporter: 1967: May 6: June: 3

The Old Reliable: 1967: January 12, February 18, February 25, March 4, March 11, March 25, April 1, April 8, May 13, May 27, June 3, June 24, July 12, July 26, August 9, August 16, August 30, September 6, September 13, September 20, September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1, November 22, November 29, December 6, December 13, December 20

The Observer: 1967: May 1

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Pub Credit Line
11390000000, Larry Shelton Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 15 Apr 2003 [Updated: 13 Dec 2018]