Vietnam War Veterans Archives and History Center Records,[ca.1979]-1988

Collection Number: 7000

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Vietnam War Veterans Archives and History Center records, [ca.1979]-1988.
Collection Number:
7000
Creator:
Vietnam War Veterans Archives and History Center.
Quantity:
3.3 cubic ft., 5 cassettes.
Forms of Material:
Minutes, correspondence, grant proposals, survey project responses, clippings, audiotapes, and other materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records include minutes, correspondence, grant proposals, and survey project responses. Files relating to the Cornell phase of the project include correspondence, clippings, and survey forms. Also includes five tape cassettes.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The Vietnam War Veterans Archives and History Center began in 1978 as a project of the Flower of the Dragon, Inc., a veterans outreach group based in California. One aim of the VWV was to establish a repository for materials donated by Vietnam veterans. The Cornell University Archives became that repository in 1981.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records include minutes, correspondence, grant proposals, and survey project responses. Files relating to the Cornell phase of the project include correspondence, clippings, and survey forms. Also includes five tape cassettes.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Vietnam War Veterans Archives and History Center.
Flower of the Dragon.
Vietnam War Veterans Archives.

Subjects:
Soldiers.
Veterans.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Vietnam War Veterans Archives and History Center records, #7000. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Part of the Vietnam War Veterans Archives.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Series I. Archives Project Records
Box 1 Folder 1
Flower of the Dragon Board Minutes, 1981
Box 1 Folder 2
Flower of the Dragon Board Reports, 1979-1981
Box 1 Folder 3
Inventory of Books Purchased or Donated to VWV
Box 1 Folder 4
Letters of Support
Box 1 Folder 5
Vietnam Veteran Writers Conference Concept Paper
Box 1 Folder 6
Miscellaneous Budgets Submitted to Foundations, 1978-1980
Box 1 Folder 7
Original Written Outline and Projected Budget
Box 1 Folder 8
VWV Concept Paper (submitted to foundations), 1978-1979
Box 1 Folder 9
VWV Funding Proposal (submitted to foundations), 1978-1979
Box 1 Folder 10
VWV Concept Papers (submitted to foundations), 1979-1980
Box 1 Folder 11
Funding Inquiry (submitted to foundations), 1980
Box 1 Folder 12
VWV Summaries and Miscellaneous Originals
Box 1 Folder 13
Media Coverage - Archives Project
Box 1 Folder 14
Media Coverage - Symposium
Box 1 Folder 15
Miscellaneous Veterans Research
Series II. Correspondence
Subseries 1. Advisory Board
Box 1 Folder 16
CVS Information
Box 1 Folder 17
Archival Advisory Board Meeting Tapes ( Sept. 1, 1981 , San Francisco)
Box 1 Folder 18
First National Advisory Board Meeting Tapes ( June 4, 1980 , Washington, DC)
Box 1 Folder 19
Advisory Board Reports
Box 1 Folder 20
Anderson, Paul
Box 1 Folder 21
Blank, Arthur
Box 1 Folder 22
Bonfield, Lynn A.
Box 1 Folder 23
Crandell, Bill
Box 1 Folder 24
Crawford, Donald
Box 1 Folder 25
Credle, James
Box 1 Folder 26
Emerson, Gloria
Box 1 Folder 27
Figley, Charles
Box 1 Folder 28
Fleckner, John
Box 1 Folder 29
Gelb, Leslie
Box 1 Folder 30
Geylin, Philip
Box 1 Folder 31
Harrison, Donald
Box 1 Folder 32
Hersh, Seymour
Box 1 Folder 33
Lewis, Karen
Box 1 Folder 34
Lifton, Robert Jay
Box 1 Folder 35
Lindley, Rusty
Box 1 Folder 36
Phillips, Dean
Box 1 Folder 37
Rhoades, Dennis
Box 1 Folder 38
Slotkin, Helen
Subseries 2. Archives and Libraries
Box 1 Folder 39
A-B
Box 1 Folder 40
C-D
Box 1 Folder 41
California State Archives, correspondence
Box 1 Folder 42
E-F
Box 1 Folder 43
G-H
Box 1 Folder 44
I-J
Box 1 Folder 45
K-L
Box 1 Folder 46
M-N
Box 1 Folder 47
O-P
Box 1 Folder 48
Q-R
Box 1 Folder 49
S-T
Box 1 Folder 50
U-V
Box 1 Folder 51
W, X, Y, Z
Subseries 3. CVS
Box 1 Folder 52
CVS Board of Directors Reports, Corres.
Box 1 Folder 53
CVS - Package Sent to Board Members
Subseries 4. Cornell
Box 1 Folder 54
Cornell - Correspondence
Subseries 5. General
Box 1 Folder 55
A-B
Box 1 Folder 56
C-D
Box 1 Folder 57
E-F
Box 1 Folder 58
G-H
Box 1 Folder 59
I-J
Box 1 Folder 60
K-L
Box 1 Folder 61
M-N
Box 1 Folder 62
O-P
Box 1 Folder 63
Q-R
Box 1 Folder 64
S-T
Box 1 Folder 65
Thompson, Leroy - Bookdealer
Box 1 Folder 66
U-V
Box 1 Folder 67
W-Z
Subseries 6. Military
Box 1 Folder 68
Air Force
Box 1 Folder 69
Army
Box 1 Folder 70
Army - Military Academy at West Point
Box 1 Folder 71
Marine Corps
Box 1 Folder 72
Navy
Box 1 Folder 73
Navy - Naval Academy at Annapolis
Subseries 7
Box 1 Folder 74
A-B
Box 1 Folder 75
C-D
Box 1 Folder 76
E-F
Box 1 Folder 77
G-H
Box 1 Folder 78
I-J
Box 1 Folder 79
K-L
Box 1 Folder 80
M-N
Box 1 Folder 81
O-P
Box 1 Folder 82
Q-R
Box 1 Folder 83
S-T
Box 1 Folder 84
U-V
Box 1 Folder 85
W-X
Box 1 Folder 86
Y-Z
Series III. Funding Requests - Outstanding
Subseries 1. Foundations
Box 1 Folder 87
Foundations - Requests A-B
Box 1 Folder 88
Columbia Foundations
Box 1 Folder 89
Foundations - Requests C-D
Box 1 Folder 90
Foundations - Requests E-F
Box 1 Folder 91
Foundations - Requests G-H
Box 1 Folder 92
Gerbode Foundation
Box 1 Folder 93
Foundations - Requests I-J
Box 1 Folder 94
Foundations - Requests M-N
Box 1 Folder 95
Foundations - Requests O-P
Box 1 Folder 96
Foundations - Requests Q-R
Box 1 Folder 97
Foundations - Requests S-T
Box 1 Folder 98
Foundations - Requests U-V
Box 1 Folder 99
Foundations - Requests W-X
Box 1 Folder 100
Foundations - Requests Y-Z
Series IV. Funding Requests - NEH
Subseries 1. NEH Funding Proposals
Box 1 Folder 101
NEH Funding Proposal, Initial - Oct. 1979
Box 1 Folder 102
NEH Funding Proposal, Revised - Dec. 1979
Box 1 Folder 103
NEH Reviewer's Comments - Dec. 1979 Proposal
Subseries 2. NEH - First Phase
Box 1 Folder 104
Award Letter - First Phase
Box 1 Folder 105
NEH - Budget, First Phase
Box 1 Folder 106
NEH Correspondence, First Phase
Box 1 Folder 107
NEH Final Report, First Phase
Subseries 3. NEH - Second Phase
Box 2 Folder 1
NEH Award Letter, Second Phase
Box 2 Folder 2
NEH Budget, Second Phase
Box 2 Folder 3
NEH Correspondence, Second Phase
Box 2 Folder 4
NEH Narrative of Accomplishments - Reports
Box 2 Folder 5
Pilot Survey Returns
Series V. NHPRC
Subseries 1. NHPRC Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 6
NHPRC Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 7
NHPRC - Funding Proposal, Initial, Sept. 1979
Box 2 Folder 8
NHPRC - Funding Proposal, Revised, Oct. 1979
Box 2 Folder 9
NHPRC - Reviewer's Comments, Oct. 1979 Proposal
Box 2 Folder 10
NHPRC - Funding Proposal - July 1980 Reviewer's Comments
Box 2 Folder 11
NHPRC - Funding Proposal - July 1980 Response to Reviewers Comments
Subseries 2. NHPRC - Phase I
Box 2 Folder 12
NHPRC Award Letter, Phase I
Box 2 Folder 13
NHPRC Budget, Phase I
Box 2 Folder 14
NHPRC Narrative Reports, Phase I
Subseries 3. NHPRC - Phase II
Box 2 Folder 15
NHPRC Award Letter, Phase II
Box 2 Folder 16
NHPRC Budget, Phase II
Box 2 Folder 17
NHPRC Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 18
NHPRC Funding Proposal, July 1, 1980
Box 2 Folder 19
NHPRC Grant Regulations
Box 2 Folder 20
NHPRC Narrative Reports, Phase II
Series VI. Survey Project
Subseries 1. Donor Materials
Box 2 Folder 21
Biographical Information Sheet
Box 2 Folder 22
Certificate of Gift
Box 2 Folder 23
Donor Instructions
Subseries 2. Donor Requests Letters
Box 2 Folder 24
Donor Request Letter
Subseries 3. Initial Follow-Up Letters
Box 2 Folder 25
Initial Follow-Up Letter
Subseries 4. Thank You Notes (No Donation)
Box 2 Folder 26
Thank You Notes (No Donation)
Series VII. Survey Responses
Subseries 1. Survey Correspondence - Individual
Box 3 Folder 1
A-B
Box 3 Folder 2
C-D
Box 3 Folder 3
E-F
Box 3 Folder 4
G-H
Box 3 Folder 5
I-J
Box 3 Folder 6
K-L
Box 3 Folder 7
M-N
Box 3 Folder 8
O-P
Box 3 Folder 9
Q-R
Box 3 Folder 10
S-T
Box 3 Folder 11
U-V
Box 3 Folder 12
W-X
Box 3 Folder 13
Y-Z
Subseries 2. No Materials - No Response Necessary
Box 3 Folder 14
No Materials/No Donation
Subseries 3. Yes Materials - No response Necessary
Box 3 Folder 15
No Response Necessary
Subseries 4. Yes Materials/No Donor Follow-Up Necessary
Box 3 Folder 16
A
Box 3 Folder 17
B
Box 3 Folder 18
C
Box 3 Folder 19
D
Box 3 Folder 20
E
Box 3 Folder 21
F
Box 3 Folder 22
G
Box 3 Folder 23
H
Box 3 Folder 24
I
Box 3 Folder 25
J
Box 3 Folder 26
K
Box 3 Folder 27
L
Box 3 Folder 28
M
Box 3 Folder 29
N
Box 3 Folder 30
O
Box 3 Folder 31
P
Box 3 Folder 32
Q
Box 3 Folder 33
R
Box 3 Folder 34
S
Box 3 Folder 35
T
Box 3 Folder 36
U
Box 3 Folder 37
V
Box 3 Folder 38
W
Box 3 Folder 39
X, Y, Z
Subseries 5. Positive Responses General Follow-Up
Box 3 Folder 40
A
Box 3 Folder 41
B
Box 3 Folder 42
C
Box 3 Folder 43
D
Box 3 Folder 44
E
Box 3 Folder 45
F
Box 3 Folder 46
G
Box 3 Folder 47
H
Box 3 Folder 48
I
Box 3 Folder 49
J
Box 3 Folder 50
K
Box 3 Folder 51
L
Box 3 Folder 52
M
Box 3 Folder 53
N
Box 3 Folder 54
O
Box 3 Folder 55
P
Box 3 Folder 56
Q
Box 3 Folder 57
R
Box 3 Folder 58
S
Box 3 Folder 59
T
Box 3 Folder 60
U
Box 3 Folder 61
V
Box 3 Folder 62
W
Box 3 Folder 63
X, Y, Z
Box 3 Folder 64
No Follow-Up Possible
Subseries 6. Selected Donors
Box 3 Folder 65
A
Box 3 Folder 66
B
Box 3 Folder 67
C
Box 3 Folder 68
D
Box 3 Folder 69
E
Box 3 Folder 70
F
Box 3 Folder 71
G
Box 3 Folder 72
H
Box 3 Folder 73
I
Box 3 Folder 74
J
Box 3 Folder 75
K
Box 3 Folder 76
L
Box 3 Folder 77
M
Box 3 Folder 78
N
Box 3 Folder 79
O
Box 3 Folder 80
P
Box 3 Folder 81
Q
Box 3 Folder 82
R
Box 3 Folder 83
S
Box 3 Folder 84
T
Box 3 Folder 85
U
Box 3 Folder 86
V
Box 3 Folder 87
W
Box 3 Folder 88
X, Y, Z
Box 3 Folder 89
No Follow-Up Possible
Subseries 7. Postcard Responses
Box 3
Index cards
Box 4
Unprocessed material