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Ernest Morrison Collection (362) Finding Aid
Item Number: 3620000000   (Click For More Item Information)

One letter from SSgt. Kerry M. Armstrong to Mrs. Sybil Morrison, dated 16 March 1970, details Armstrong's duties in the Army and his acceptance to the Law School at Texas Tech University. A letter written to Dr. James Reckner from Ernest Morrison (2001) provides a context for Armstrong and Mrs. Morrison's relationship.

Added: 08 Jan 2002[Updated: 15 Jun 2006]
Marvin Mathiak Collection (449) Finding Aid
Item Number: 4490000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Two hard copy versions and one CD-ROM version of Marvin Mathiak's manuscript titled "Don't Mean Nuthin" conveys the day to day life of American ground soldiers in Vietnam through Mathiak's experiences in the United States Army in Vietnam as an infantryman with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Infantry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 1970-1971.

Added: 08 Jan 2002[Updated: 06 Mar 2018]
William Charles Moore Collection (450) Finding Aid
Item Number: 4500000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of a CD-ROM of photographs and a short story written by William Charles Moore in 1997 document Moore's service and experiences in the U.S. Army at Camp Crockett, Nha Trang, Republic of Vietnam, 1968-1969.

Added: 09 May 2007[Updated: 06 Jul 2007]
Ronald Morris Collection (062) Finding Aid
Item Number: 0620000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Half a linear foot of books, photographs, slides, museum objects and documents detail Ronald Morris' service as a line navigator on a flight crew with the 345th Troop Carrier Squadron out of Nha Trang and with the 7th Airborne Battle Group Command and Control Squadron out of Udorn, Thailand, November 1965-December 1966. Materials are primarily from the war era and include information on navigation, including maps, charts, and equipment used by Morris in the process.

Added: 09 May 2007[Updated: 09 May 2007]
Mr. Willis B McDonald Collection (1025) Finding Aid
Item Number: 10250000000   (Click For More Item Information)

This collection contains printed copies of original poetry, and short stories written by McDonald while serving in Vietnam 1967 - 1969 and after. Also included are photographs, a glossary and a copy of McDonald's DD-214.

Added: 17 Sep 2002[Updated: 15 Oct 2015]
McMurry University Killed-in-Action Collection (147) Finding Aid
Item Number: 1470000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Four linear feet of 87 short biographies document the service of 80 US Military personnel who served and died in Vietnam. The biographies were written by McMurray University students for the History class HIS 2300: A Survey of American History Since 1865, taught by Dr. Frazier. The collection was donated by Frazier and the History Department of McMurray University, located in Abilene, Texas, and is arranged alphabetically by last name.

Added: 05 Nov 2001[Updated: 23 Feb 2017]
Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group Collection (149) Finding Aid
Item Number: 1490000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Two linear feet of seventy studies and reports were prepared by the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group. The reports cover various topics dealing with training and consultation for nation-building programs initiated by the Eisenhower Administration and carried over into the Kennedy Administration. Included topics are budgetary and fiscal systems, village life and administrative organization. The materials date 1954-1963, with most of the studies coming from the late 1950s.
For more information about the Michigan State University Group, consult John P. Ernest's work, 'Forging a Fateful Alliance: The Role of Michigan State University in the Development of America's Vietnam Policy' (Michigan State University Press, 1998).

Added: 05 Nov 2001[Updated: 21 Jul 2014]
Mobile Riverine Force Association Collection (151) Finding Aid
Item Number: 1510000000   (Click For More Item Information)

One linear foot of documents, command histories and correspondence document the service of the Mobile Riverine Forces during the Vietnam Conflict and the establishment of the Mobile Riverine Force Association. Documents are separated into the following categories: Command Histories (March 1967 - December 1967), correspondence, and daily internal information summaries (December 1967 - December 1968). All documents date from the war period.

Added: 05 Nov 2001[Updated: 13 Feb 2012]
My Lai Collection (154) Finding Aid
Item Number: 1540000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Just over four linear feet of photographs, legal documents, correspondence, handwritten notes, printed materials, and military records document the My Lai incident (16 March 1968) and the subsequent investigation and trial of the participants of the incident by the Department of Defense in 1969. The materials are dated between 1956 and 1973, with the majority of the documents from 1968 to 1972, and are divided into the following categories: legal documents, correspondence, handwritten notes, printed materials, military records, and photographs.

Included in these documents are witness statements of many of the participants at My Lai, which formed the basis of evidence the U.S. Army used to indict Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. and others. Also included are legal documents of the court cases between the United States Government and members of Company C, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry and Department of the Army documents, which explain the procedures of the trial process in a military court of law during the Vietnam Conflict era.

The My Lai Collection has eighteen photographs taken by United States Army photographer Ronald Haeberle, some of which were subsequently published in Life magazine. Most of the pictures are quite graphic in their depiction of violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience. The remaining photographs were taken by Defense Department officials to document the My Lai investigation and other biographical information.

Collection: My Lai Collection

Added: 05 Nov 2001[Updated: 08 Jan 2019]
Thomas G. Murnane, DVM Collection (374) Finding Aid
Item Number: 3740000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of slides and one manuscript written by Thomas G. Murnane, DVM, documents the United States Military's Veterinary activities in the Republic of Vietnam, May 1967.

Added: 16 Nov 2001[Updated: 27 Feb 2017]
Henry McRae Collection (533) Finding Aid
Item Number: 5330000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Henry McRae's DD-214, and individual flight records document his 26 years of service in the United States Air Force.

Added: 21 Feb 2002[Updated: 01 Aug 2006]
Mr. David L. Miller Collection (529) Finding Aid
Item Number: 5290000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Lieutenant Colonel David L. Miller's DD-214 and AFMPC Form45 document his retirement from the United States Air Force after 22 years of service.

Added: 21 Feb 2002[Updated: 28 Jul 2006]
James M. MacFarlane Collection (557) Finding Aid
Item Number: 5570000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Correspondence, a list of Air America employees killed between 1960-1975, articles, newsletters, and a C-47 flight manual donated to the Vietnam Archive by James M. MacFarlane.

Added: 25 Feb 2002[Updated: 10 Jan 2018]
Frank Murray Collection (559) Finding Aid
Item Number: 5590000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Frank Murray served in SEA at Nakhon Phanom in the 56th Special Ops Wing during 1970-71. He was Operations Officer and later Commander of the 1st SOS. The tape is a recording of The SonTay Raid, the other side is of the Witchdoctor SAR during April 1971.

Added: 25 Feb 2002[Updated: 19 Jul 2004]
Florentine F. & Susie Macayan Collection (585) Finding Aid
Item Number: 5850000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Correspondence, telegrams, and articles document the USS Frank E. Evans and her collision with HMAS Melbourne in June 1969 and subsequent activities of the USS Frank E. Evans Association.

Added: 26 Feb 2002[Updated: 02 Dec 2011]
Roger McCaleb Collection (603) Finding Aid
Item Number: 6030000000   (Click For More Item Information)

This collection contains material from member of B Troop 2/17th Cavalry Association. The Association was formed in 1998 Reunion. The objective of the B Troop 2nd 17th Cavalry Association is to preserve the memory, history and honor of those who served with B Troop 2nd 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division before, during, and after the Vietnam War. The Association is active in promoting the research, dissemination and preservation of information concerning Association members and assist members in locating others with whom they served. B Troop 2nd / 17th Cavalry Association is exempt from taxation under IRC 501 (c) (19).

Added: 28 Feb 2002[Updated: 19 Jul 2004]
James Matthews Collection (544) Finding Aid
Item Number: 5440000000   (Click For More Item Information)

After Action Reports, Rosters, Unit Histories, and additional information document James Matthews service with B Troop, 2/17th Cavalry in 1969 and other activities involving B Troop, 2/17th Cavalry, 1969-1972.

Added: 28 Feb 2002[Updated: 31 Aug 2010]
Lawrence Martin Collection (868) Finding Aid
Item Number: 8680000000   (Click For More Item Information)

This collection consists of U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam Historical Summaries and letters collected by Lawrence Martin, 1966-1999.

Added: 13 Jan 2003[Updated: 28 Jul 2006]
Victoria McLure Collection (1133) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11330000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Recordings of war songs, photographs, a newspaper clipping, a dedication program the cultural impact of the Vietnam War, early collection development of the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University, and the dedication of the Lincoln Parish Veterans' Memorial in Ruston, Louisiana. An undated audiotape contains war songs such as, 'Battle Hymn of Lt. Calley,' 'Wake Up America,' 'Buffalo Soldier,' and 'Til We Bring Our Johnnies Home Again.' Undated photographs depict the veterans' memorial in Ruston, Louisiana.

Added: 07 Apr 2003[Updated: 06 Apr 2006]
Jess McMullen Collection (1140) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11400000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Photocopy of 12th Security Police Squadron Yearbook, 1969, Cam Ranh Bay Air Base, Vietnam and issue of Life Magazine, January 29, 1965.

Added: 15 Apr 2003[Updated: 20 May 2003]
Ron Miriello Collection (1115) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11150000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Collection contains unidentified slides from Vietnam.

Added: 19 May 2003[Updated: 20 May 2003]
Marine Corps History Center Collection (2479) Finding Aid
Item Number: 24790000000   (Click For More Item Information)

One copy of the book U.S. Marines in the Korean War edited by Charles R. Smith.

Added: 23 Feb 2012[Updated: 23 Oct 2017]
William Mattson Collection (2310) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23100000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Book titled Forty-Five Days to Vung Tau by Bill Mattson describes his tour of duty as a young officer in the United States Army in Vietnam, 1971-1972.

Added: 14 Mar 2012[Updated: 14 Mar 2012]
John & Anna Mays Collection (2483) Finding Aid
Item Number: 24830000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Navy blue cloth jacket worn by Admiral Zumwalt. The jacket has a United States Sixth fleet patch and a name plate with E. R. Zumwalt Jr. Admiral USN, C.N.O. sewn to the proper left front panel of the jacket.

Added: 19 Apr 2012[Updated: 19 Apr 2012]
Gayle L. Morrison Collection (2488) Finding Aid
Item Number: 24880000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of periodicals, books and pamphlets donated to the archive by Gayle Morrison. The manuscript material includes NATO handbooks, and a pamphlet comparing communism and capitalism, and another about the 18th National Convention of the Communist Party, USA 1966. The collection also contains a Congressional report on US Foreign Policy in the 1970's, two copies of the CBS News public opinion survey of the South Vietnamese people's opinion of the war, an AP booklet titled 'What You should Know about Vietnam, and various newspaper clippings.

Added: 23 Apr 2012[Updated: 01 Jun 2016]
Jeff Mills Collection (2484) Finding Aid
Item Number: 24840000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Two documents given to Jeff Mills during his second tour in Vietnam in 1967, the first document is a booklet titled Vietnam Yesterday and Today and the second is an orientation brochure for the 366 TAC Fighter Wing Da Nang, Airbase.

Collection: Jeff Mills Collection

Added: 29 Aug 2012[Updated: 25 Sep 2012]
Harry R. Mills Collection (2515) Finding Aid
Item Number: 25150000000   (Click For More Item Information)

One letter and one DVD donated to the archive by Harry Mills. The letter is from the Commandant of the Marine Corps in appreciation of Mr. Mill's service in Operation Shufly. The DVD contains a documentary about Operation Shufly created by the Headquarters Marine Corps Division of Public Affairs.

Added: 10 Oct 2012[Updated: 18 Dec 2012]
William C. Wright Collection (2526) Finding Aid
Item Number: 25260000000   (Click For More Item Information)

The collection contains approximately a quarter of a linear foot of letters and photographs sent by William C Wright to his parents and younger brother Daniel while serving with the 121st Signal Battalion in Vietnam from July 1967 to June 1968.

Added: 24 Oct 2012[Updated: 11 Apr 2016]
Douglas E. Moore Collection (2432) Finding Aid
Item Number: 24320000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Approximately one and a half linear feet of research material gathered by Colonel Douglas E. Moore, USA (Ret.) concerning the recommendation for the posthumous award of the Congressional Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Harold G. Bennett and the award of the Silver Star and Bronze Star to Specialist Four Charles Craft for their exploits at the Battle of Binh Gia in December 1964 and their subsequent conduct as POWs following the battle. Bennett was executed by the Viet Cong in 1965, while Crafts was released in 1967.

Added: 08 Jan 2013[Updated: 28 Sep 2016]
Maxine Milam Collection (2533) Finding Aid
Item Number: 25330000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Collection consists of one DVD-ROM containing Maxine Milam's presentation 'From Cotton Fields to Rice Fields: Four Months in Vietnam' given to the Lubbock Women's Club on September 25, 2012.

Added: 06 Mar 2013[Updated: 06 Mar 2013]
James I. (Jim) McDaniel Collection (2012) Finding Aid
Item Number: 20120000000   (Click For More Item Information)

More than 70 field manuals and technical manuals printed between the years 1956 to 1985

Added: 14 Mar 2013[Updated: 23 Jul 2013]
John W. Glenn Collection (2332) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23320000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than one linear foot of slides document John W. Glenn's service with 2nd Combined Action Group, 3rd Marine Amphibious Force (2nd CAG, 3rd MAF) during the Vietnam War.

Added: 06 Aug 2010[Updated: 13 Mar 2013]
Guy S. Meloy, III Collection (2349) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23490000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Book of maps of every campaign, battle, and operation that Lieutenant Colonel (later Major General) Ho Trong Hau of the ARVN participated in up to spring 1966. Also included in the donation is Major General Guy Meloy's description Operation Bright Light Cobra Tail, which was conducted in Cambodia on 30 December 1966 to rescue four American POWs. The mission was a tactical success, but unfortunately the POWs had already been moved to anotherl ocation deeper in Cambodia and were not rescued.

Added: 07 Jan 2011[Updated: 10 May 2011]
John McCullough Collection (2139) Finding Aid
Item Number: 21390000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Presidential campaign buttons and matches, 1960 to 1972; Marine Corps Recruitment posters; a George McGovern T-shirt and poster, and a Presidential Fact Finder Wheel donated to the Vietnam Archive by John McCullough.

Added: 20 Sep 2010[Updated: 20 Sep 2010]
Ronald P. (Phil) Marshall (2112) Finding Aid
Item Number: 21120000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Approximately six linear feet of Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) membership directories, reunion programs, newsletters, and calendars from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s; Dustoff Association membership directories and newsletters; and other assorted, newsletters, periodicals, maps, photographs, and artifacts donated to the Vietnam Archive by Ronald P. (Phil) Marshall, who served with the 237th Medical Detachment at Camp Evans and Quang Tri in 1969.

Added: 05 Oct 2010[Updated: 28 Mar 2018]
Minh Quy Hospital Collection (2364) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23640000000   (Click For More Item Information)

CD-ROM contains the records of Dr. Patricia Smith, founder of Minh Quy Hospital in Kontum during the Vietnam War. Also included in the CD are interviews with Dr. Smith by Lenna H. Allred in 1993 and Roaslie McQuaide in 1990. The original records of Dr. Smith are housed at the Catholic Relief Services Archives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Added: 22 Nov 2010[Updated: 12 Jun 2012]
William G. Meffert Collection (2389) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23890000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Fictional story based upon true events at the 95th Evacuation Hospital in Da Nang in 1969 written by William G. Meffert.

Added: 07 Mar 2011[Updated: 20 Sep 2012]
George J. Maltbie Collection (2386) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23860000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Approximately a quarter of a linear foot of slides document George J. Maltbie's service with the 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry in Vietnam, 1966-1967.

Added: 08 Mar 2011[Updated: 11 Jun 2012]
Thomas Lynn Eichenauer Collection (2387) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23870000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than a quarter of a linear foot of poetry written by Thomas Lynn Eichenauer, primarily during his service in Vietnam with C Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, 1968.

Added: 04 Apr 2011[Updated: 04 Apr 2011]
Mr. James Christopher Mayfield Collection (2413) Finding Aid
Item Number: 24130000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than a quarter of a linear foot of photographs document James C. Mayfield's tour of duty with the 1st Cavalry division in Vietnam in 1972.

Added: 23 May 2011[Updated: 15 May 2013]
Douglas Pike Collection: Indochina Archive (2258) Finding Aid
Item Number: 22580000000   (Click For More Item Information)

The Douglas Pike Collection: Indochina Archive consists of 234.15 linear feet of documents; one artifact, a Friend Shipment, Friendship People-to-People, Aid to Vietnam button; and 425 books collected by Professor Douglas Eugene Pike (July 27, 1924-May 13, 2002) who served as the director of University of California, Berkeley’s Indochina Studies from 1982-1996. The collection is divided into thirty-one series in the following order: DRV/SRV Foreign Relations, Cambodia, DRV/SRV Economy, Periodicals, DRV/SRV Armed Forces, DRV/SRV Social Movements, DRV/SRV Situationer, Refugees (Particularly Vietnam, Laos, & Cambodia), DRV/SRV Education, DRV/SRV Government/Politics, DRV/SRV Health/Medicine, DRV/SRV Legal, DRV/SRV Communications-Propaganda, Cities (Vietnam), DRV/SRV Ethnic Groups, SRV Law Enforcement, DRV/SRV Ideology, Government Documents, DRV/SRV Anniversaries, DRV/SRV General, China, DRV/SRV Emulation Movements, Vietnam History, International Committee of the Red Cross Interviews with POWs in South Vietnam-Pre 1975, SRV Reeducation, DRV/SRV Human Rights, Personal Papers, DRV/SRV Culture, DRV/SRV Public Welfare, Artifact, and Books.

The 234.15 linear feet of documents primarily consist of newspaper clippings and periodicals, covering political, social, and economical issues of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), a.k.a. North Vietnam, and later the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV), present day Vietnam, from 1929-2001, with the bulk being from the mid 1960s-1980s. The clippings deal with a large variety of topics, ranging from foreign relations, economy, armed forces, legal issues, ethnic groups, refugees, to reeducation.

Added: 09 Nov 2011[Updated: 08 May 2017]
David Manrique Collection (2430) Finding Aid
Item Number: 24300000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Five photographs document David Manrique's service in the United States Army in Vietnam, 1967-1968.

Added: 13 Dec 2011[Updated: 18 Jul 2012]
John E. Nelson & William B. McCormick Collection (2435) Finding Aid
Item Number: 24350000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Less than a quarter of a linear foot of military documents concerning William B. McCormick's duty as a military escort for the remains of his best friend, John E. Nelson, who was killed in action while serving with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam on 13 April 1968. Also included in the collection is a copy of an article McCormick wrote in the October 2009 issue of 'Vietnam' about his experience serving as a military escort for Nelson's remains.

Added: 05 Jan 2012[Updated: 14 Sep 2012]
Douglas Meador Collection (2309) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23090000000   (Click For More Item Information)

A novel titled Face the Tiger by Douglas Meador discusses drug trafficking in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Added: 15 Feb 2012[Updated: 15 Feb 2012]
Fran McGraw Collection (2347) Finding Aid
Item Number: 23470000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Book titled Safe Landings: Memoirs of an Aviator's Wife by Fran McGraw describes her life as an Army wife married to Jim McGraw, which included moving thirty-nine times and Jim serving two tours of duty in Vietnam.

Added: 15 Feb 2012[Updated: 15 Feb 2012]
David L. Martin Collection (2977) Finding Aid
Item Number: 29770000000   (Click For More Item Information)

The collection consists of one copy of Drafted to Vietnam by David Martin.

Added: 01 Jun 2018[Updated: 01 Jun 2018]
Edward J. Marolda Collection (2980) Finding Aid
Item Number: 29800000000   (Click For More Item Information)

The collection consists of four books edited by Edward Marolda. The materials are dated 2010 and 2017-2018.

Added: 13 Jun 2018[Updated: 13 Jun 2018]
Tom F. Miller Collection (2981) Finding Aid
Item Number: 29810000000   (Click For More Item Information)

The collection consists of approximately half a linear foot of documents accumulated by Tom Miller. The documents include reports, statistical bulletins and yearbooks, and economic planning documents for Vietnam and Cambodia. The materials are dated 1964-1971.

Added: 14 Jun 2018[Updated: 14 Jun 2018]
William L. Myers Collection (2617) Finding Aid
Item Number: 26170000000   (Click For More Item Information)

The collection consists of approximately 2.5 linear feet of documents accumulated by William L. Myers. The collection contains files about specific battles, operations, or incidents where Marines were either wounded or awarded a medal for their actions. The files contain folders of documents about the Marine unit involved in the combat, and folders of documents containing information about individual soldiers in the unit. These files contain after action reports, unit rosters and reports, military service records, medal and award citations, written accounts of battles, and correspondence between Myers and various individuals and institutions during the course of his research. These materials were used to write his book Marines, Medals and Vietnam, a copy of which is also included in the collection.

Added: 18 Jul 2018[Updated: 18 Jul 2018]
Dave McPherson Collection (2812) Finding Aid
Item Number: 28120000000   (Click For More Item Information)

Approximately 8 feet of artifacts and textual records documenting Marvin Dave McPherson's service as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam. The materials predominately date from 1972-1984.

Textual records: H Troop, 10th Cavalry commemoration book (Anson, Vietnam 1972); award citations; letters of appreciation and commendation; pilot qualifications certificate; officer evaluation reports; transmittal forms; memos; flight checklist; academic evaluation reports; medical evaluation reports; promotion certificate; Bronze Star Medal certificate; Purple Heart certificate; United States Army Aviation Center graduation ceremony program; unidentified Vietnamese documents; enlistment contract; Army Commendation Medal certificates; Vietnamese certificate; honorable discharge certificate; discharge report; course graduation and training completion certificates (including one humorous certificate); Air Medal certificate

Added: 18 Sep 2018[Updated: 24 Oct 2018]