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William Autrey Collection (370) Finding Aid

Item Number: 3700000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Slides, articles, pamphlets, bulletins, a photograph of Autrey, and two CD-ROMs containing Power Point presentations of slide shows document Autrey's military service as a platoon leader of the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 299th Engineer Battalion (Combat) in Vietnam from fall 1965 to June 1966. The slides depict Autrey while in Qui Nhon, Highway 19 from Qui Nhon to An Khe to Pleiku, construction sites around Pleiku, Tan Son Nhut, Cam Ranh Bay, Dak To, and the Philippines.

Dates

  • 05 December 2001

Biographical / Historical

William B. Autrey was a Lieutenant and served as Platoon Leader of the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 299th Engineer Battalion (Combat) in Vietnam from the fall 1965 to June 1966.
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Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
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Pages
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Location(s)
Individual Collections-A, Photograph Collection, Slide Collection, Cold Storage Vault
3
Photographs

VA000261: Picture of the Company A, 299th Engineer Battalion
VA000471: Officers of the 299th Combat Engineer Battalion
VA000492: Officers of Company A, 299th Engineer Battalion

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273
Slides

273 Slides (VAS007879-VAS008151)

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1
Electronic Media

2 CDs containing Vietnam Slides. 1 CD contains Trays 1-3. 2nd CD contains Trays4-6.

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.3 ]]

Inventory

  • Description of slides Vietnam
  • Map from the Express News in San Antonio, Texas
  • Two Christmas Cards from Vietnam
  • Information Bulletin provided to the 299th Engineer Battalion troops on board troopship upon arrival in Qui Nhon harbor.
  • Newspaper articles and photographs on the construction at Cam Ranh Bay
  • Thanksgiving Day Menu, 1965
  • Map and background information published by the Associated Press, 1965
  • The Castle Courier, April 1966
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Pamphlet, Qui Nhon, 1965
  • Propaganda leaflets and Safe Passage leaflets dropped by Allied Aircraft over suspected Viet Cong territories.
  • Photocopy of Autrey's DD-214 (original document in restricted acess file)
3
Photographs

VA000261: Picture of the Company A, 299th Engineer Battalion
VA000471: Officers of the 299th Combat Engineer Battalion
VA000492: Officers of Company A, 299th Engineer Battalion

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273
Slides

273 Slides (VAS007879-VAS008151)

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1
Electronic Media

2 CDs containing Vietnam Slides. 1 CD contains Trays 1-3. 2nd CD contains Trays4-6.

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Pub Credit Line
3700000000, William Autrey Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 05 Dec 2001 [Updated: 23 Mar 2017]