Vietnam War Miscellany, 1965 - 1989

Collection Number: 7050

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Creator
Cornell University, Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Collector
Title:
Vietnam war miscellany, 1965-1989
Collection Number:
7050
Quantity:
.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Pamphlets, clippings, ephemera.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Documents relating to the Vietnam War, collected from various sources.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

U.S. military documents including U.S. Navy Personal Response Office bulletins and pamphlets; brochure from Massachusetts Political Action for Peace; items relating to folklore and folksongs from the U.S. military in Vietnam; brochures about the Women in Military Service Memorial and the Virginia War Memorial; articles, magazines, and newsletters including "Vietnam War Newsletter (1981-1983); Vietnamese tract on U.S. imperialism, "South Vietnam U.S. Defeat Inevitable, by General Van Tien Dung, published by Foreign Languages Publishing House, Hanoi, 1967. Also, copies of letters from Ho Chi Minh to Harry Truman. Also, postage stamps.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. Library. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, collector.
United States, Navy. Personal Response Office.
Massachusetts Political Action for Peace.
Vietnam War Veterans Archives.

Subjects:
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--United States.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movements.

Places:
United States--History--Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Available Copies:
The original letters of Ho Chi Minh to Harry Truman are in the National Archives, Record Groups Nos. 59 and 84.
Cite As:
Vietnam War Miscellany, #7050. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
U.S. Military Documents
"Understanding the Americans," U.S. Navy Personal Response Office,
"Tet A New Year for Vietnam," U.S. Navy PersonalResponse Office,
U.S. Navy Personal Response Project Officer bulletins
USAID Project managers, 1971
"PSYOP Policy, Policy Number 71, Bombing Halt," November 2, 1968
JUSPAO Guidances Issue Number 3, June 12, 1965, "U.S. Military Build Up and Problems of the American Presence in Vietnam"
JUSPAO Guidances Issue Number 4, July 22, 1965, "Propaganda Approaches to the Presence of Major PAVN Units in South Vietnam"
Box 1 Folder 2
"What Can I Do About Vietnam?"
Brochure from Massachusetts Political Action for Peace.
Box 1 Folder 3
Vietnam War folklore items
"General Edward G. Lansdale and the Folksongs of Americans in the Vietnam War," Lydia M. Fish, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 102, October-November 1989, No. 406
Broadside from the Vietnam Veterans Oral History and Folklore Project
Concert program from "Jody's Got Your Cadillac"
Program for "Private Expressions/Shared Memories: The Folk Art of Marine Combat Veteran Michael D. Cousino, Sr.," a one-man exhibition, 1988-1989
Box 1 Folder 4
Donald Harrison, Collector
Pamphlets relating to war memorials including:
- Virginia War Memorial
- Women in Military Service Memorial
Vietnam War Newsletter, 1981-1983
Southeast Asia Bibliography, 1980
Photocopies of articles
Air University Review, January/February 1983 - photocopy
Military Review, May 1986 - photocopy
Vietnam Studies Bulletin, 1981-1982
The Vietnam Veteran, November 1983
Vietnam Catalog, 1987
Vietnam Veterans Review, December 1981, April 1982
Newsweek, December 14, 1981
Parade, May 2, 1982
Clippings, 1981
Box 1 DVD-514
DVD of the film "Winter Soldier" with a publicity flyer and postcard
Film includes many photographs by Sheldon Ramsdell
Box 2 Folder 1
Articles
1969-1970, 1978, 1986
Box 2 Folder 2
Southeast Asia bibliography
1980
Box 2 Folder 3
Vietnam War Newsletter
1980-1982
Box 2 Folder 4
Clippings
1981
Box 2 Folder 5
Newsweek, Parade issues
1981-1982
Box 2 Folder 6
Vietnam Veterans Review
1981-1982
Box 2 Folder 7
Vietnam Studies Bulletin
1981-1982
Box 2 Folder 8
Vietnam War Newsletter
1982-1983
Box 2 Folder 9
Air University Review
1983
Box 2 Folder 10
Vietnam Veteran, Vietnam Catalog issues
1983, 1987
Box 2 Folder 11
Military Review
1986
Box 2 Folder 12
Winter Soldier
2006