Texas Tech University
Skip to main content

James Evans Collection (1257) Finding Aid

Item Number: 12570000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

The James Evans collection includes military administrative documents, correspondence, original art, photographs, slides, negatives, newsletters and other memorabilia that document Dr. Evans service as a U.S. Army surgeon in Vietnam from October 1969-October 1970, first with 1st Battalion 77th Armor (Quang Tri) and then the 91st Evacuation Hospital (Chu Lai).

Dates

  • 05 February 2004

Biographical / Historical

James Evans served in Vietnam from October 1969 to October 1970. His first assignment was battalion surgeon with 1st Battalion, 77th Armor, 1st Brigade Task Force of the 5 Infantry Division [Mechanized] in Quang Tri Province. The battalion moved to Charlie 2, north of Cam Lo and south of Alpha 4 (Con Thien) on December 1, 1969, and returned to the base at Quang Tri in January 1970. In June 1970, Evans transferred to the 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai, where he worked in the emergency room and the outpatient medical clinics. He spent two weeks Temporary Duty (TDY) with Americal units stationed at Kham Duc, 10 miles from the border of Laos in August 1970.

Language of Materials

English

Series

Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1.55
Pages
1
Location(s)
D104.2; D104.7B/C; Photograph Collection; Slide Collection; Negative Collection; Museum Objects
Restrictions
Some documents have been altered to remove protected information like social security numbers, or medical and personal contact information. The originals of these documents are in restricted access and are not available for research use.
34
Books

The Vietnam War: The Illustrated History of the Conflict in Southeast Asia by Ray Bonds
War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars edited by Andrew Carroll
Air Commando: Fifty Years of the USAF Air Command and Special Operations Forces, 1944-1994 by Philip D. Chinnery
Vietnam Air Warfare: The Story of the Aircraft, The Battles, and the Pilots Who Fought edited by Robert Dorr and Chris Bishop
War Without Heroes by David Douglas Duncan
No Bugles, No Drums by Charles Durden
The Eyewitness History of the Vietnam War: 1961-1975 by George Esper and the Associated Press
Anatole France de L'Academie Francaise Histoire Contemporaine L'Anneau D'Amethyste by Anatole France
Nurses in Vietnam: The Forgotten Veterans edited by Daniel Freedman and Jacqueline Rhoads
365 Days by Ronald Glasser
The Short-Timers by Gustav Hasford
Vietnam A History by Stanley Karnow
The McNamara Strategy by William Kaufmann
Boondock Bards by Forest L. Kilmer
Ho Chi Minh: A Political Biography by Jean Lacouture
No Shining Armor: The Marines at War in Vietnam An Oral History by Otto Lehrack
LBJ: The White House Years by Harry Middelton
Wars of National Liberation by Daniel Moran
The Elephant and the Tiger: The Full Story of the Vietnam War by Wilbur Morrison
Semper Fi Vietnam: From Da Nang to the DMZ Marine Corps Campaigns, 1965-1975 by Edward Murphy
Operation Buffalo: USMC Fight for the DMZ by Keith William Nolan
Sappers in the Wire: The Life and Death of Firebase Mary Ann by Keith WIlliam Nolan
If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Send Me Home by Tim O'Brien
12, 20 & 5: A Doctor's Year in Vietnam by John Parrish
Vietnam: The History and the Tactics edited by John Pimlott
SOG: The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam by John Plaster
The Blood Road: The Ho Chi Minh Trail and the Vietnam War by John Prados
A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975 by Robert D. Schulzinger
After Tet: The Bloodiest Year in Vietnam by Ronald H. Spector
Vietnam Sketchbook: Drawings from Delta to DMZ by Charles Waterhouse
Essential Histories: The Vietnam War, 1956-1975 by Andrew Wiest
Nam L'Histoire Vecue de la Guerre du Viet-Nam

2865
Photographs

VA035798-VA035803 and VA036133 - VA036176 and VA036478: Unknown misc.
VAN005041-VAN005188 and VAN005299 - VAN005433: Unknown misc.
VA042325-VA042326: Unknown
VA042327-VA042350, VAN006035-VAN006072: HK Plux X 1
VA042351-VA042377, VAN006073-VAN006108: HK Plux X 2
VA042378-VA042405: HK Plux X 3
VA042406-VA042427: HK Plus X NoNeg
VA042428-VA042441: HK Unmatched
VA042442-VA042453, VAN006147-VAN006185: HK Tri X
VA042454-VA042465: Unknown
VA042466-VA042490: Unknown
VA042491-VA042521, VAN006186-VAN006258: B+W, Quang Tri Negative
VA042522-VA042553: 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai
VA042554-VA042568, VAN006259-VAN006291: 1988 Scholarship
VA042569: TX Medical Schools
VA042570-VA042574: University of Houston
VA042575-VA042578, VAN006292-VAN006355: Instamatic Negatives
VA042579-VA042585: Texas Christian University
VA042586-VA042592: UT Southwestern Medical Fraternities, Paolo Duckworth trip to Europe
VA042593-VA042599: Unknown(not in a folder)
VAN006356-VAN006528: Chu Lai 91st Evacuation Hospital Negatives
VA042600-VA042699: Army Quang Tri 1969-1970
VA042700-VA042721, VAN006529-VAN006551: 12 August 1971 San Francisco
VAN006552-567: San Francisco I
VA042422-VA042743, VAN006568-VAN006589: Sausalito, CA 1971 II
VA042744-VA042748, VAN006590-VAN006611: Sausalito, CA I
VA042749-VA042757, VAN006612-VAN006672: Indian Dances - Coronado ruins north of Albuquerque 2 July 1971
VA042758-VA042760, VAN006673-VAN006692: Picnic with friends from Sandia Army Hospital May 1971
VA042761, VAN00693-VAN006712: Trip to Albuquerque, NM 1971
VA042762-VA042768, VAN006713-VAN006760: Sandia Army
VAN006761-VAN006782: Bob Hope Christmas
VA042769-VA042770: Photo June 1969 at end of internship Jim Pram at Quang Tri May 1970, Baylor Hospital House stuff 1973-1974, Dallas
VA042771-VA042772, VAN006783-789: 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai
VA042773, VAN006790-VAN006810: TV Cambodian Invasion 1971
VAN006811-VAN006846: San Francisco V
VAN006847-VAN006878: San Francisco IV
VA042774-VA042776, VAN006879-VAN006900: San Francisco III
VA042777-VA042779: Unknown (not in a folder)
VAN006901-VAN006915: Vietnam Duplicates
VAN006916-VAN006966: Vietnam Duplicates #2
VAN006967-VAN007012: Vietnam Duplicates Quang Tri
VA042780-VA042787: Alpha 4 Sauer
VAN007013-VAN007033: Jim Evans BOQ Albuquerque
VAN007034-VAN007054: James Evans Sandia 1971 BOQ
VAN007055-VAN007073: James Evans Vietnam Duplicates
VAN007074-VAN007086: James Evans Self-portraits BOQ
VAN007087-VAN007104: Evans
VA042783-VA042784: Paul Sauer LaVang
VA042785: Hong Kong Island
VA042786, VAN007105-VAN007124: Evans Christmas
VA042787-VA042789: Fishermen between Cua Viet and Quang Tri Combat Base
VA042790-VA042792: Charlie 2 Saver
VA042793: Lt Cann Saver
VA042794-VA042795: Evans Maternal Grandparents
VA042796-VA042798: Dallas - End of internship, June 1969
Chu Lai - Photo for radiology residency application
VA042799-VA042807, VAN007125-VAN007134: Chu Lai
VA042808-VA042821: Quang Tri Photo Duplicates
VAN007135-VAN007138: Paul Sauer Contact Film
VA042822-VA042831: Jim Evans Portraits
VA042832-VA042844: Paul Sauer Medcap
VA042845-VA042946: Quang Tri, 1969-70 Scrapbook
129 Negatives document Evans' service in Chu Lai, and Kham Duc
1 photograph of defoliated bushes
VA058100-VA058118: photos
91st Evacuation Hospital at Chu Lai, June-October 1971, and temporary duty at Kham Duc, August 1971
VA058119:Contact sheet of positives from Chu Lai with captions sheet
VA058120-VA058167: 42 photographs, 1 positive contact sheet, document Evans' service with the 1/77 Armored Battalion, 1/5 Infantry Brigade [Mechanized] in Quang Tri Province from October 1969-June 1970, and with the 91st Evacuation Hospital at Chi Lai from June 1970-October 1970
VA:058162-VA058166: 8 photos (1 oversize/mounted), 1 contact sheet, document Evans' service at the 91st Evacuation Hospital in Chu Lai, June-October 1970.
2 negatives strips document Evans' service at the 91st Evacuation Hospital in Chu Lai, June-October 1970.
AMEDD Officer Basic,. Fort Sam Hoston October 1969
VA067719, VA067721: MSC Officer Basic, Fort Sam Houston, November 1966
VA067714-VA067721: 9 oversize photographs from Kham Duc, August 1970
1 oversize photograph from Chu Lai, July 1970
VA062455-VA062635:180 photos, Chu Lai, Vietnam June-October 1970
VAN016715-VAN016725
40 5X7 photographs of Kham Duc and Chu Lai
4 3.5X5 images of Kham Duc and Chu Lai
4 8X10 images of Kham Duc and Chu Lai
2 8X12 images
3 Oversize photographs mounted in matboard
VAN018078 - VAN018206
VA064963 - VA065012
VA067356-VA067365
233 photos of Kham Duc focus on soldiers and medical tent
65 black and white photographs of Vietnamese families and children, medcap missions, the base at Quang Tri, and soldiers serving with the 1/77 Armored Battalion 1/5 Brigade
VA068026-VA068121
VA068187-VA068487

Click here to view all Photographs
1055
Slides

Box 1 VAS025611 - VAS026051 :441 slides Box 2 (VAS064917-VAS064925) Note: New box added Box 3 (
VAS036314-VAS036463: Quang Tri Slides, February 1970-May 1970
VAS036314-VAS036341: Quang Tri February 1970
VAS036342-VAS036404: Quang Tri March 1970
VAS036405-VAS036442: Quang Tri April 1970
VAS036443-VAS036463: Quang Tri May 1970
VAS036464-VAS036482: Chu Lai
VAS036483-VAS036502: 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai
VAS036503-VAS036522: Sandia Army Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico
VAS036523-VAS036525: Chu Lai, Vietnam, October 1970
VAS036526-VAS036528: Chu Lai
VAS036529-VAS036550: Chu Lai, Vietnam December 1970
VAS036551-VAS036569: Chu Lai, Vietnam OCtober 1970
VAS036590-VAS036619: Saigon, Vietnam September 1970
VAS036620-VAS036638: Chu Lai Airport, Camp Alpha, Saigon, Tan Son Nhut Airport
VAS036639-VAS036671: Saigon, Vietnam September 1970
VAS036672-VAS036677: Chu Lai, Vietnam September 1970
VAS036678-VAS036696: 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai Summer 1970
VAS036697-VAS036722: Chu Lai, Vietnam September 1970
VAS036723-VAS036728: Kham Duc and Chu Lai, August 1970
VAS036729-VAS036732: DaNang and Chu Lai
VAS036733-VAS036744: Chu Lai and Helicopter Flight from Chu Lai to DaNang
60 slides: Americal Division at Kham Duc, August 1971
9 slides of pictures taken of photos, oil paintings and Vietnamese children
115 Slides of Kham Duc focus on soldiers and medical tent

Click here to view all Slides
51
Museum Objects

1257museum1123: Army Commendation Medal
1257museum1122: Plaque from the 1/77th Armored Division
1257museum1661: box that surgical soap was shipped in
1257museum1662: ashtray
1257museum1663: Pin 21.06
1257museum1664: pin: Gay Lesbian Vote 1988
1257museum1665: pin As long as there are exams..there will be prayer in school!
1257museum1666: pin Nixon Lodge
1257museum1667: pin Kennedy-Johnson
1257museum1668: pin Tower
1257museum1669: pin Goldwater
1257museum1670: pin Nixon
1257museum1671: pin I'm for 1st National
1257museum1672: pin Lesbian Gay Democrats of Texas
1257museum1673: pin Lesbian Gay Democrats of Texas
1257museum1674: pin Rene Castilla for School Board
1257museum1675: pin Metroplex Republicans for Justice and Freedom
1257museum1676: pin Gay Vote
1257museum1677: pin Vote Yes to Rail June 25
1257museum1678: James Evans artwork YOUTH
1257museum1679: James Evans artwork PEACE
1257museum1680: James Evans artwork FIST
1257museum1681: U.S. Army officer blue dress uniform
1257museum1682: U.S. Army officer blue dress uniform cap
1257museum1683: U.S. Army jacket
1257museum1684: U.S. Army uniform shirt
1257museum1685: U.S. Army uniform shirt
1257museum1686: U.S. Army officer trousers and shirt
1257museum1687:U.S. Army officer Class A uniform
1257museum1688: U.S. Army officer Class A cap
1257museum1689: U.S. Army officer garrision cap
1257museum1690: belts(2)
1257museum1691: belt
1257museum1692: boots
1257museum1693: 23rd Infantry Division patches
1257museum1694: U.S. Army Vietnam patch
1257museum1695: U.S. Army Staff Support patch
1257museum1696: surgical instrument
1257museum1697: graduation hood
1257museum1698: original oil painting by James Evans based on Life magazine photograph
1257museum1699: C rations box
1257museum1728: pencil drawing, "Innocent at Quang Tri Bridge" by James Evans
1257museum1729: pencil drawing based on Paul Sauer's photograph
1257museum4088: Black Plastic comb once owned by Dr. Goshgarin of the 91st Evacuation Hospital
1257museum4089: Captain's insignia (2)
1257museum4090: James Evans' Vietnam era Ribbon Bar
1257museum4091: P-38 can opener
1257museum4093: Red Diamond Shoulder Patches from the 5th Infantry Division (2)
1257museum4093: Surgical bar soap box from the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division, Battalion Aid Station at Quang Tri Combat Base
1257museum4094: United States Army, Vietnam Patch
1257museum4095: United States Army, Vietnam Patch (Subdued)

Click here to view all Museum Objects
61
Serials

Army Digest: 1971: April

Life: 1963: 29 November; 1964: 24 July; 1965: 29 January, 19 February, 25 July; 1966: 4 March, 11 March, 28 October; 1968: 8 March; 1969: 6 June, 27 June, 25 July, 24 October; 1973: Special Report: Year in Pictures

Look: 1964: 14 July

Newsweek: 1963: 2 December; 1964: 27 July; 1965: 11 January, 1 February; 1969: 2 June, 7 July, 28 July, 11 August; 1971: 22 February, 15 March, 26 April, 10 May, 17 May, 28 June; 1974: 19 August

Time: 1952: 27 October, 3 November, 10 November, 17 November; 1953: 5 January; 1963: 21 June, 25 October, 22 November; 1964: 1 May; 1965: 1 January, 29 January, 5 February; 1968: 12 April, 24 May; 1969: 6 June, 18 July, 8 August; 1970: 14 September (2 copies), 7 December, 14 December; 1971: 1 February, 15 February, 5 April, 12 April, 10 May, 14 June

Click here to view all Serials
1
Scrapbooks

1257scrapbook1635 - Kham Duc: August 1970 Photographs by James B. "Jim" Evans

Click here to view all Scrapbooks
6
Newspapers

Pacific Stars and Stripes: 1970: 5 June, 6 June, 19 September, 20 September, 22 September, 22 October

Click here to view all Newspapers
1
Oral History

OH0366 Interview with James B. Evans

Click here to view all Oral History
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D104.7B ]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D104.7C ]]
  • Box 3: [3] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D102.2 ]]
  • Box 4: [4] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D102.2 ]]

Inventory

  • Anti-war demonstration pamphlet (photocopy).
  • Photocopies of images taken by 1st Lt. Paul Sauer donated by Evans (descriptions included).
  • Descriptions of negatives / photographs taken by Sauer donated by Evans.
  • 91st Evacuation Hospital Unit History (January 6, 1970).
  • Photocopies of 4 different Chieu Hoi leaflets.
  • Photocopy of a Christmas menu (1969). Included is a message from General Creighton Abrams.
  • List of Clothing for Officer Personnel Deploying to Vietnam (February 20, 1969).
  • Suggested Orientation for Infantry Battalion Surgeons by Capt. Edward H. Wagner (Capt. Wagner earned a Silver Star in 1967. His medical platoon was the most decorated platoon in the 1st Air Cavalry Division).
  • Photocopy of a Ghost Riders calling card.
  • Finance In-Processing information.
  • US Army Command Information Fact Sheet: Practical Information for Personnel. Assigned to Vietnam (June 19, 1968)
  • A general Vietnam orientation primer from the Headquarters US Army, Vietnam (no date).
  • Americal Daily News Sheet (August 6, 1970).
  • Americal Daily News Sheet (August 12, 1970).
  • Copy of a pamphlet received from the Acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, Department of State, in response to a letter sent from Evans to President Richard Nixon (May 1971). Pamphlet entitled: US Position on Troop Replacement in Vietnam
  • Descriptions of negatives / photographs taken by Sauer donated by Evans
  • Descriptions of slides taken by Evans on his flight to Vietnam and his service with the 1/77th Armored Battalion
  • Notes from Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, October 2 and 19, 1969 (oroginals and photocopies)
  • From Flower Power to Quang Tri by James B. [Jim] Evans
  • Two Chieu Hoi leaflets
  • Aerial view of 1/77th Armored Battalion 1/5th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized) Quang Tri Combat Base, Quang Tri, Vietnam, 1970 (color and B&W)
  • Description of photo
  • Schematic drawing of the Quang Tri Combat Base (not drawn to scale)
  • Priest's Guitar: Fraggings in Quang Tri by James B. [Jim] Evans
  • Photocopy of a photograph of Priest's destroyed guitar and shrapnel from the attack
  • Photocopy of an article from the Albuquerque (NM) Journal, January 8, 1971: Officers, Noncoms' Fragging' Targets
  • Letter recieved by Evans from Lt. Paul Sauer (June 15, and July 3, 1970)
  • Printed copy of he original letter, includes notes
  • Letter recieved by Evans from Lt. Paul Sauer (August 1, 1970)
  • Printed copy of the original letter, includes notes
  • Photocopy of an article from the Dallas (TX) Morning News, October 16, 1994: Archiving Vietnam
  • Col. John Buesseler and Spec. 4 Harold Cornell Gay (color and B&W)
  • Description of photo
  • Certificate of Achievement from US Army Hospital, Sandia Base, New Mexico (September 2, 1971)
  • List of 1/77th Armored Battalion, 1/5th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized) officers, surgeons, NCOs, and medical corpsmen
  • Copy of a photograph of Evans
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Lt. Paul Sauer
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Sgt. Washburn and Medical Specialist Mark Doom
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Sgt. Hollis Hibbits
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Sgt. Shaughnesy (spelling uncertain)
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of a photograph of Mark Doom and Jaan Goad
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Medic Grant
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Medic Grewe
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Medic Griffin
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of a photograph of Medic Guzman
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of a photograph of Medic Hibdon
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of a photograph of Medic Jessum
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Medic Johnson
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Medic Arrington Laughlin
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of a photograph of Medic James McBride and Lt. Paul Sauer
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of a photograph of Medic Munson
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a photograph of Medic Priest
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of two photographs of Medic Sutherland
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of a photograph of an unknown medic
  • Description of photo
  • Copy of a phtograph of Medic Wallenszak (spelling uncertain)
  • Description of photo
  • Photocopy of a photograph of Sgt. Hollis Hibbits and Medic Zellman
  • Description of photo
  • DD-214 and honorable discharge paperwork
  • Selective Service Classification
  • Department of Defense Berry Plan
  • Commission
  • Fort Sam Houston
  • Equipment and clothing issue record
  • Orders to Vietnam
  • Vietnam in-processing
  • Vietnam orientation
  • Christmas Menu 1969
  • Orders to accompany medical evacuation mission
  • Materials relating to Rest and Relaxation Trip to Hong Kong
  • Orders to depart Vietnam
  • U.S. Army Reserve
  • Military Pay Vouchers
  • Helicopter flight time in Vietnam (November 1969-January 1970)
  • 91st Evacuation Hospital
  • Medical Prescriptions
  • Sandia Base
  • Department of Defense Code of Conduct for Military Officers and business card for the Ghost Riders
  • Notes After Vietnam by J. Evans (1970s)
  • Inducted Again by J. Evans (1997)
  • ROTC by J. Evans (2004)
  • Flower Power to Quang Tri by J. Evans
  • Fresh Meat: A Year in Vietnam by J. Evans (2004)
  • 'Man on the Moon' A Picture Chronology of Man in Space Explorations (unknown author)
  • Promotional poster for Nam L'Histoire Vecue de la Guerre du Viet-Nam 1965-1975
  • To James Evans from Floyd Evans (1969)
  • To James Evans from Floyd Evans (January-May 1970)
  • To James Evans from Floyd Evans (June-December 1970)
  • To James Evans from Floyd Evans (1971)
  • To James Evans from Bill Elkins (June 1970-June 1971)
  • To James Evans from David and Carma Evans (1969-1971)
  • To James Evans from Paulo Duckworth (1970-1971)
  • To James Evans from Celestene Evans (1969-April 1970)
  • To James Evans from Celestene Evans (May 1970-June 1971)
  • To James Evans from Fannie Pearl Newberry Stockman
  • V-Mail
  • To James Evans from Personnel of the 91st Evacuation Hospital
  • scanned letters written by James Evans (January 1969-December 1970)
  • James Evans lost luggage in Vietnam
  • To James Evans from various individuals
  • Envelopes addressed to James Evans (no letters)
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Austin College
  • Rice University
  • University of Houston
  • Texas Christian University
  • University of Texas Medical School
  • University of Texas Medical School
  • University of Texas Medical Form History and Physical Exam
  • Methodist Hospital internship
  • Methodist Hospital Staff Manual
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Baylor University Medical Center Staff Directory
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • University of Texas Medical Fraternities
  • Souvenir Program: University of Texas
  • World War II Ration books
  • Dr. John Potts history and biography
  • General genealogy and family history
  • 91st Evacuation Hospital print captions
  • Chu Lai photograph captions
  • Quang Tri slide captions
  • Quang Tri negative captions
  • Instamatic negative captions
  • Contact Sheet captions
  • captions
  • Assorted slide caption sheets
  • Assorted negative caption sheets
  • Assorted print caption sheets
  • 1/77 Armored Battalion Medical Aid Station (Quang Tri) diagram
  • History of La Vang village
  • Scrapbook materials Army Quang Tri - 1969-1970
  • Scrapbook materials Army Quang Tri - 1969-1970
  • Photocopies of Quang Tri Photos
  • Department of State-Public Information Series-Bureau of Public Affairs pamphlets
  • Kham Duc Med Care storyline
  • Description of James Evans original pieces of art
  • Political memorabilia
  • St. Louis Missouri postcards
  • Black Cat
  • Proof sheets
  • Album Transcript of Vietnam Veterans Oral History project titled "In Country: Songs of Americans in the Vietnam War"
  • Captions of self potrait photographs, includes one photocopy of self potrait taken at Sandia Army Base Albequerque, New Mexico
  • Letter to Evans from Major J.S. Renn, August 1970
  • Contact sheet captions lists
  • Miscellaneous items included in photo albums
  • Orders, letters sent and recieved while in Vietnam
  • Oversize material
  • Newspaper clippings and sections, magazine clippings, and military certificates
  • Oversize material
  • Newspaper clippings and sections, magazine clippings, and military certificates
  • Layout map of Quang Tri Combat Base Post Exchange based on photographs Evans took while in Vietnam
34
Books

The Vietnam War: The Illustrated History of the Conflict in Southeast Asia by Ray Bonds
War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars edited by Andrew Carroll
Air Commando: Fifty Years of the USAF Air Command and Special Operations Forces, 1944-1994 by Philip D. Chinnery
Vietnam Air Warfare: The Story of the Aircraft, The Battles, and the Pilots Who Fought edited by Robert Dorr and Chris Bishop
War Without Heroes by David Douglas Duncan
No Bugles, No Drums by Charles Durden
The Eyewitness History of the Vietnam War: 1961-1975 by George Esper and the Associated Press
Anatole France de L'Academie Francaise Histoire Contemporaine L'Anneau D'Amethyste by Anatole France
Nurses in Vietnam: The Forgotten Veterans edited by Daniel Freedman and Jacqueline Rhoads
365 Days by Ronald Glasser
The Short-Timers by Gustav Hasford
Vietnam A History by Stanley Karnow
The McNamara Strategy by William Kaufmann
Boondock Bards by Forest L. Kilmer
Ho Chi Minh: A Political Biography by Jean Lacouture
No Shining Armor: The Marines at War in Vietnam An Oral History by Otto Lehrack
LBJ: The White House Years by Harry Middelton
Wars of National Liberation by Daniel Moran
The Elephant and the Tiger: The Full Story of the Vietnam War by Wilbur Morrison
Semper Fi Vietnam: From Da Nang to the DMZ Marine Corps Campaigns, 1965-1975 by Edward Murphy
Operation Buffalo: USMC Fight for the DMZ by Keith William Nolan
Sappers in the Wire: The Life and Death of Firebase Mary Ann by Keith WIlliam Nolan
If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Send Me Home by Tim O'Brien
12, 20 & 5: A Doctor's Year in Vietnam by John Parrish
Vietnam: The History and the Tactics edited by John Pimlott
SOG: The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam by John Plaster
The Blood Road: The Ho Chi Minh Trail and the Vietnam War by John Prados
A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975 by Robert D. Schulzinger
After Tet: The Bloodiest Year in Vietnam by Ronald H. Spector
Vietnam Sketchbook: Drawings from Delta to DMZ by Charles Waterhouse
Essential Histories: The Vietnam War, 1956-1975 by Andrew Wiest
Nam L'Histoire Vecue de la Guerre du Viet-Nam

2865
Photographs

VA035798-VA035803 and VA036133 - VA036176 and VA036478: Unknown misc.
VAN005041-VAN005188 and VAN005299 - VAN005433: Unknown misc.
VA042325-VA042326: Unknown
VA042327-VA042350, VAN006035-VAN006072: HK Plux X 1
VA042351-VA042377, VAN006073-VAN006108: HK Plux X 2
VA042378-VA042405: HK Plux X 3
VA042406-VA042427: HK Plus X NoNeg
VA042428-VA042441: HK Unmatched
VA042442-VA042453, VAN006147-VAN006185: HK Tri X
VA042454-VA042465: Unknown
VA042466-VA042490: Unknown
VA042491-VA042521, VAN006186-VAN006258: B+W, Quang Tri Negative
VA042522-VA042553: 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai
VA042554-VA042568, VAN006259-VAN006291: 1988 Scholarship
VA042569: TX Medical Schools
VA042570-VA042574: University of Houston
VA042575-VA042578, VAN006292-VAN006355: Instamatic Negatives
VA042579-VA042585: Texas Christian University
VA042586-VA042592: UT Southwestern Medical Fraternities, Paolo Duckworth trip to Europe
VA042593-VA042599: Unknown(not in a folder)
VAN006356-VAN006528: Chu Lai 91st Evacuation Hospital Negatives
VA042600-VA042699: Army Quang Tri 1969-1970
VA042700-VA042721, VAN006529-VAN006551: 12 August 1971 San Francisco
VAN006552-567: San Francisco I
VA042422-VA042743, VAN006568-VAN006589: Sausalito, CA 1971 II
VA042744-VA042748, VAN006590-VAN006611: Sausalito, CA I
VA042749-VA042757, VAN006612-VAN006672: Indian Dances - Coronado ruins north of Albuquerque 2 July 1971
VA042758-VA042760, VAN006673-VAN006692: Picnic with friends from Sandia Army Hospital May 1971
VA042761, VAN00693-VAN006712: Trip to Albuquerque, NM 1971
VA042762-VA042768, VAN006713-VAN006760: Sandia Army
VAN006761-VAN006782: Bob Hope Christmas
VA042769-VA042770: Photo June 1969 at end of internship Jim Pram at Quang Tri May 1970, Baylor Hospital House stuff 1973-1974, Dallas
VA042771-VA042772, VAN006783-789: 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai
VA042773, VAN006790-VAN006810: TV Cambodian Invasion 1971
VAN006811-VAN006846: San Francisco V
VAN006847-VAN006878: San Francisco IV
VA042774-VA042776, VAN006879-VAN006900: San Francisco III
VA042777-VA042779: Unknown (not in a folder)
VAN006901-VAN006915: Vietnam Duplicates
VAN006916-VAN006966: Vietnam Duplicates #2
VAN006967-VAN007012: Vietnam Duplicates Quang Tri
VA042780-VA042787: Alpha 4 Sauer
VAN007013-VAN007033: Jim Evans BOQ Albuquerque
VAN007034-VAN007054: James Evans Sandia 1971 BOQ
VAN007055-VAN007073: James Evans Vietnam Duplicates
VAN007074-VAN007086: James Evans Self-portraits BOQ
VAN007087-VAN007104: Evans
VA042783-VA042784: Paul Sauer LaVang
VA042785: Hong Kong Island
VA042786, VAN007105-VAN007124: Evans Christmas
VA042787-VA042789: Fishermen between Cua Viet and Quang Tri Combat Base
VA042790-VA042792: Charlie 2 Saver
VA042793: Lt Cann Saver
VA042794-VA042795: Evans Maternal Grandparents
VA042796-VA042798: Dallas - End of internship, June 1969
Chu Lai - Photo for radiology residency application
VA042799-VA042807, VAN007125-VAN007134: Chu Lai
VA042808-VA042821: Quang Tri Photo Duplicates
VAN007135-VAN007138: Paul Sauer Contact Film
VA042822-VA042831: Jim Evans Portraits
VA042832-VA042844: Paul Sauer Medcap
VA042845-VA042946: Quang Tri, 1969-70 Scrapbook
129 Negatives document Evans' service in Chu Lai, and Kham Duc
1 photograph of defoliated bushes
VA058100-VA058118: photos
91st Evacuation Hospital at Chu Lai, June-October 1971, and temporary duty at Kham Duc, August 1971
VA058119:Contact sheet of positives from Chu Lai with captions sheet
VA058120-VA058167: 42 photographs, 1 positive contact sheet, document Evans' service with the 1/77 Armored Battalion, 1/5 Infantry Brigade [Mechanized] in Quang Tri Province from October 1969-June 1970, and with the 91st Evacuation Hospital at Chi Lai from June 1970-October 1970
VA:058162-VA058166: 8 photos (1 oversize/mounted), 1 contact sheet, document Evans' service at the 91st Evacuation Hospital in Chu Lai, June-October 1970.
2 negatives strips document Evans' service at the 91st Evacuation Hospital in Chu Lai, June-October 1970.
AMEDD Officer Basic,. Fort Sam Hoston October 1969
VA067719, VA067721: MSC Officer Basic, Fort Sam Houston, November 1966
VA067714-VA067721: 9 oversize photographs from Kham Duc, August 1970
1 oversize photograph from Chu Lai, July 1970
VA062455-VA062635:180 photos, Chu Lai, Vietnam June-October 1970
VAN016715-VAN016725
40 5X7 photographs of Kham Duc and Chu Lai
4 3.5X5 images of Kham Duc and Chu Lai
4 8X10 images of Kham Duc and Chu Lai
2 8X12 images
3 Oversize photographs mounted in matboard
VAN018078 - VAN018206
VA064963 - VA065012
VA067356-VA067365
233 photos of Kham Duc focus on soldiers and medical tent
65 black and white photographs of Vietnamese families and children, medcap missions, the base at Quang Tri, and soldiers serving with the 1/77 Armored Battalion 1/5 Brigade
VA068026-VA068121
VA068187-VA068487

Click here to view all Photographs
1055
Slides

Box 1 VAS025611 - VAS026051 :441 slides Box 2 (VAS064917-VAS064925) Note: New box added Box 3 (
VAS036314-VAS036463: Quang Tri Slides, February 1970-May 1970
VAS036314-VAS036341: Quang Tri February 1970
VAS036342-VAS036404: Quang Tri March 1970
VAS036405-VAS036442: Quang Tri April 1970
VAS036443-VAS036463: Quang Tri May 1970
VAS036464-VAS036482: Chu Lai
VAS036483-VAS036502: 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai
VAS036503-VAS036522: Sandia Army Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico
VAS036523-VAS036525: Chu Lai, Vietnam, October 1970
VAS036526-VAS036528: Chu Lai
VAS036529-VAS036550: Chu Lai, Vietnam December 1970
VAS036551-VAS036569: Chu Lai, Vietnam OCtober 1970
VAS036590-VAS036619: Saigon, Vietnam September 1970
VAS036620-VAS036638: Chu Lai Airport, Camp Alpha, Saigon, Tan Son Nhut Airport
VAS036639-VAS036671: Saigon, Vietnam September 1970
VAS036672-VAS036677: Chu Lai, Vietnam September 1970
VAS036678-VAS036696: 91st Evacuation Hospital, Chu Lai Summer 1970
VAS036697-VAS036722: Chu Lai, Vietnam September 1970
VAS036723-VAS036728: Kham Duc and Chu Lai, August 1970
VAS036729-VAS036732: DaNang and Chu Lai
VAS036733-VAS036744: Chu Lai and Helicopter Flight from Chu Lai to DaNang
60 slides: Americal Division at Kham Duc, August 1971
9 slides of pictures taken of photos, oil paintings and Vietnamese children
115 Slides of Kham Duc focus on soldiers and medical tent

Click here to view all Slides
51
Museum Objects

1257museum1123: Army Commendation Medal
1257museum1122: Plaque from the 1/77th Armored Division
1257museum1661: box that surgical soap was shipped in
1257museum1662: ashtray
1257museum1663: Pin 21.06
1257museum1664: pin: Gay Lesbian Vote 1988
1257museum1665: pin As long as there are exams..there will be prayer in school!
1257museum1666: pin Nixon Lodge
1257museum1667: pin Kennedy-Johnson
1257museum1668: pin Tower
1257museum1669: pin Goldwater
1257museum1670: pin Nixon
1257museum1671: pin I'm for 1st National
1257museum1672: pin Lesbian Gay Democrats of Texas
1257museum1673: pin Lesbian Gay Democrats of Texas
1257museum1674: pin Rene Castilla for School Board
1257museum1675: pin Metroplex Republicans for Justice and Freedom
1257museum1676: pin Gay Vote
1257museum1677: pin Vote Yes to Rail June 25
1257museum1678: James Evans artwork YOUTH
1257museum1679: James Evans artwork PEACE
1257museum1680: James Evans artwork FIST
1257museum1681: U.S. Army officer blue dress uniform
1257museum1682: U.S. Army officer blue dress uniform cap
1257museum1683: U.S. Army jacket
1257museum1684: U.S. Army uniform shirt
1257museum1685: U.S. Army uniform shirt
1257museum1686: U.S. Army officer trousers and shirt
1257museum1687:U.S. Army officer Class A uniform
1257museum1688: U.S. Army officer Class A cap
1257museum1689: U.S. Army officer garrision cap
1257museum1690: belts(2)
1257museum1691: belt
1257museum1692: boots
1257museum1693: 23rd Infantry Division patches
1257museum1694: U.S. Army Vietnam patch
1257museum1695: U.S. Army Staff Support patch
1257museum1696: surgical instrument
1257museum1697: graduation hood
1257museum1698: original oil painting by James Evans based on Life magazine photograph
1257museum1699: C rations box
1257museum1728: pencil drawing, "Innocent at Quang Tri Bridge" by James Evans
1257museum1729: pencil drawing based on Paul Sauer's photograph
1257museum4088: Black Plastic comb once owned by Dr. Goshgarin of the 91st Evacuation Hospital
1257museum4089: Captain's insignia (2)
1257museum4090: James Evans' Vietnam era Ribbon Bar
1257museum4091: P-38 can opener
1257museum4093: Red Diamond Shoulder Patches from the 5th Infantry Division (2)
1257museum4093: Surgical bar soap box from the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division, Battalion Aid Station at Quang Tri Combat Base
1257museum4094: United States Army, Vietnam Patch
1257museum4095: United States Army, Vietnam Patch (Subdued)

Click here to view all Museum Objects
61
Serials

Army Digest: 1971: April

Life: 1963: 29 November; 1964: 24 July; 1965: 29 January, 19 February, 25 July; 1966: 4 March, 11 March, 28 October; 1968: 8 March; 1969: 6 June, 27 June, 25 July, 24 October; 1973: Special Report: Year in Pictures

Look: 1964: 14 July

Newsweek: 1963: 2 December; 1964: 27 July; 1965: 11 January, 1 February; 1969: 2 June, 7 July, 28 July, 11 August; 1971: 22 February, 15 March, 26 April, 10 May, 17 May, 28 June; 1974: 19 August

Time: 1952: 27 October, 3 November, 10 November, 17 November; 1953: 5 January; 1963: 21 June, 25 October, 22 November; 1964: 1 May; 1965: 1 January, 29 January, 5 February; 1968: 12 April, 24 May; 1969: 6 June, 18 July, 8 August; 1970: 14 September (2 copies), 7 December, 14 December; 1971: 1 February, 15 February, 5 April, 12 April, 10 May, 14 June

Click here to view all Serials
1
Scrapbooks

1257scrapbook1635 - Kham Duc: August 1970 Photographs by James B. "Jim" Evans

Click here to view all Scrapbooks
6
Newspapers

Pacific Stars and Stripes: 1970: 5 June, 6 June, 19 September, 20 September, 22 September, 22 October

Click here to view all Newspapers
1
Oral History

OH0366 Interview with James B. Evans

Click here to view all Oral History

Pub Credit Line
12570000000, James Evans Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 05 Feb 2004 [Updated: 15 Jan 2020]