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Lynda Twyman Paffrath Collection (1126) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11260000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Copy of Paffrath's book, 'Angels Unknown: A Story of Healing After Vietnam.'

Added: 25 Mar 2003[Updated: 19 May 2008]
Carol Phillips Collection (471) Finding Aid
Item Number: 4710000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

POW bracelet for Captain Richard Elzinga donated to the Vietnam Archive by Carol Phillips, dated 26 March 1970.

Added: 04 Apr 2003[Updated: 11 Jul 2006]
Richard Pinkerton Collection (1141) Finding Aid
Item Number: 11410000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

This collection contains reports on U.S. prisoners of war by Lieutenant Colonel John M. Luke, USAFR, 1975; notebook with notes and manuals on debriefing procedures, Operation Homecoming, circa 1973; newspaper clippings; official documents, notes, and resources related to Pinkerton's military service in Operation Homecoming; information on the National League of Families; Survey of Returned Prisoners of War, 1974; Correspondence with Ray Horinek, the USAF Major that Pinkerton debriefed; and a manuscript copy of the screenplay, 'The Pied Piper of Vietnam,' by Richard La Doyt Pinkerton and Peter Maris, 2001.

Added: 23 Apr 2003[Updated: 17 May 2019]
Sam Pfiester Collection (1211) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12110000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

A diary kept by Sam Pfiester documents his service as an advisor to the Vietnamese Junk Force, 1970 - 1971 and a Mini DV contains discussions filmed in Vietnam by Sam Pfiester between General Pham Xuan An, Dr. James Reckner (Director of the Vietnam Center), Steve Maxner (Associate Director of the Vietnam Archive), Mary Saffell (Archivist of the Vietnam Archive) and graduate students from Texas Tech University on 2 July 2004.

Added: 17 Sep 2003[Updated: 25 Feb 2005]
John Pierne Collection (1223) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12230000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Slides taken in Vietnam by John Pierne, June 1971 to June 1972.

Collection: John Pierne Collection

Association: A-37 Association

Added: 27 Oct 2003[Updated: 10 Nov 2005]
Kent Phemister Collection (1222) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12220000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Two cassette tapes of recordings of the Gunnery Circuit during a shoe bombardments that took place on April 6, 1972. They were recorded by Kent Phemister ET3.

Added: 27 Oct 2003[Updated: 07 Apr 2004]
Peter Papadakos Collection (1298) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12980000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The DASH Weapon System by Peter P. Papadakos - article concerning Admiral Arleigh A. Burke's visit to the USS Richard B. Andersopn on Labor Day Weekend, August 25 - 26, 1962 (2000). Also correspondence between Peter Papadakos and Ron Vaughn (July 8, 2000).

Added: 08 Mar 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
Lyn Phillips Collection (1305) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13050000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The Lyn Phillips Collection consists of excerpts from the Big Spring Herald, August 25, 1974, showing Webb's New SATP class 75-08; Graduation program for class 75-07 of the Undergraduate Pilot Training, Security Assistance Training Program at Webb Air Force Base in Big Spring, Texas April 11, 1975.

Added: 01 Apr 2004[Updated: 18 May 2004]
Frederick Joseph Wozniak Collection (1313) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13130000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Artifacts and a military report document the military service and death in North Vietnam in 1967 of Major Frederick Joseph Wozniak (US Air Force). Artifacts include an Air Force uniform dress coat and liner, two flight suits, a blue dress uniform, flight jacket, dress uniform insignia (Lieutenant's bars, U.S. pins, and wings), short white formal jacket, two caps, a beret, and three hats. The military report, published in November 2003 by the Joint POW / MIA Accounting Command and titled 'Casualty Data Report Case 0570, RF - 4C Crash Site, Ha Tay Province, Socialist Republic of Vietnam,' documents the investigation of the disappearance of Major Wozniak over North Vietnam in 1967. It also documents the recovery and identification of his remains in 1995. The report also includes copies of documents relative to the case, photographs, maps, and explanations of and conclusions drawn from evidence collected at Wozniak's crash site. The report was given to the Wozniak family.

Added: 06 Apr 2004[Updated: 20 Oct 2017]
Dave Pearson Collection (1384) Finding Aid
Item Number: 13840000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Naval Construction Force Lessons Learned Manual (1970) and a VHS tape titled '50 Years of Navy Seabees' (1992).

Added: 26 Jul 2004[Updated: 14 Jan 2005]
Patricia Pelley Collection (1417) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14170000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Over one linear foot of books, periodicals, artifacts, CD-Roms and pamphlets documenting Dr. Patricia Pelley's visit to Vietnam in the summer of 2004 with the Fulbright-Hays delegation and various other issues related to the study of Vietnamese Culture and History.

Added: 24 Aug 2004[Updated: 16 Jul 2009]
Peggy Pepmiller Collection (1431) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14310000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Letters from Ronnie Dudek and Sammy Bernard (in Vietnam) to Peggy Pepmiller (in Illinois), April 1966 to January 1967. Curiously, these letters have been torn apart and taped back together.

Added: 15 Sep 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
Randy Prunty Collection (1438) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14380000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

DVDs of the Gamewardens of Vietnam Association 1996 reunion in Minneapolis, Minnesota and the 2004 reunion in San Antonio, Texas.

Added: 04 Oct 2004[Updated: 04 Oct 2004]
Robert E. Pace Collection
Item Number: 28580000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection
Added: 21 Jul 2017[Updated: 21 Jul 2017]
Chieu Pham Collection
Item Number: 28880000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Collection: Chieu Pham Collection

Added: 24 Aug 2017[Updated: 24 Aug 2017]
Kent Paxton Collection (2872) Finding Aid
Item Number: 28720000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 File

Added: 08 Sep 2017[Updated: 08 Sep 2017]
Joe A. Putnam Collection (2992) Finding Aid
Item Number: 29920000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection consists of one copy of An American Adviser in Vietnam by Joe Putnam.

Added: 02 Aug 2018[Updated: 02 Aug 2018]
Patrick Hagopian Collection (2581) Finding Aid
Item Number: 25810000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection consists of approximately nine linear feet of research materials accumulated by Patrick Hagopian while writing his book The Vietnam War in American Memory: Veterans, Memorials and the Politics of Healing. The files are dedicated to Vietnam War memorials with the bulk of the collection centered on fourteen memorials: the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial; the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire, New Mexico; the Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Dallas; the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri; the Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Memorial; the Washington State Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Olympia; the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial; the Vietnam War Memorial in the North Shore of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; the Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial; the Rhode Island State Vietnam War Memorial; the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Thetford, Vermont; the New York City Vietnam Veterans Memorial; the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Frankfort; and the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington D.C. The collection also includes individual files on memorials from all over the United States, foreign memorials, and local visits of the Moving Wall, a smaller-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

For most of the fourteen memorials mentioned above, Hagopian traveled to the memorial and collected news clippings and publicity pieces about the memorials, photocopies of
organizational records such as meeting minutes, press releases issued by the memorials, press packets and commemorative packets given out by the memorials at their dedication ceremonies, concept and architectural drawings, and correspondence regarding the creation and maintenance of the memorials as well as appreciation letters written to the memorial staff. In the case of the Pittsburgh and Rhode Island memorials, the materials were sent to Hagopian by the memorial planners. Also included are Hagopian's hand written field notes used while conducting research at the various sites, and copies of visitor questionnaires and interviews conducted by Hagopian while at the memorials. The smaller files contain clippings, correspondence, and information that Hagopian collected about numerous other memorials throughout the country, but which were in most instances not featured in the book. A few of the files also include examples of other memorials commemorating the American Civil War and the Persian Gulf War. The materials are dated 1969-2006, predominately 1980-2006.

Added: 28 Sep 2018[Updated: 25 Oct 2018]
Donald L. Parsons Collection (3040) Finding Aid
Item Number: 30400000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection consists of one copy of the U.S. Government Agencies Vietnam Telephone Directory dated February 1971.

Added: 13 Feb 2019[Updated: 13 Feb 2019]
William Parmer Collection (3049) Finding Aid
Item Number: 30490000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

The collection consists of slides documenting the activities of Company B, 577th Engineer Battalion in Vietnam from January 1967 to February 1968.

Added: 17 Apr 2019[Updated: 17 Apr 2019]
Jim Pepper Collection (2577) Finding Aid
Item Number: 25770000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One copy of the book 'Not Your Ordinary Vietnam War Stories' by Jim Pepper, 2013

Collection: Jim Pepper Collection

Added: 11 Jul 2013[Updated: 11 Jul 2013]
Vincent Puritano Collection (2147) Finding Aid
Item Number: 21470000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

One linear foot of reports dealing primarily with topics on counterinsurgency and pacification document Vincent Puritano's service working with the United States State Department in Vietnam during the 1960s.

The collection also includes approximately two linear feet of documents, periodicals, maps, and books donated to the archive by Mr. Puritano's widow. The materials come from Puritano’s work with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Vietnam in the early 1960’s where he was the Program Officer for the Office of Provincial Operations. The documents include reports, correspondence, and memos written by Puritano concerning budget expenditures, province operations, cadre development, and administration of the USAID program in Vietnam. The collection includes program budgets and annual reports, operations and organization manuals, and various instructional handbooks.

Items of note in the collection are a series of transcripts of debriefs of various parties working for AID to include senior administrators, province representatives, nurses, etc. The collection also includes an original hand colored copy of a report titled The Village Campaign or Vietnam Sociology of a War by Lieutenant Colonel Tran Ngoc Chau. The material is dated from 1950 through 1969 with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 through 1965.

Added: 31 Oct 2013[Updated: 22 Feb 2018]
Anne N. Philiben Collection (2521) Finding Aid
Item Number: 25210000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Less than a linear foot of slides taken by Ann N. Philiben during her service at the 36th Evacuation Hospital at Vung Tau Vietnam from 1967 to 1968.

Added: 12 May 2014[Updated: 27 Feb 2018]
John L. Penny Collection (2653) Finding Aid
Item Number: 26530000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Approximately seven linear feet of books donated to the archive by John Penny who is a book reviewer for the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA).

Added: 16 Jan 2015[Updated: 23 Apr 2018]
Dennie Pendergrass Collection (2671) Finding Aid
Item Number: 26710000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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One book, 589th Engineer Battalion (Construction): Engineers at War in Vietnam: An Operational Summary, 1967 - 1971.

Added: 27 Apr 2015[Updated: 27 Apr 2015]