Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Larry Chilcoat Collection
Association
Vietnam Dog Handler Association
Collection Number
1062
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D037.6D
Processed by
R. Grau, Nov. 2002[Updated: Aug. 2010 by M. Barnard]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials related to Larry Chilcoat's efforts at getting the Texas State Legislature to pass House Resolution #522. H.R. #522 officially recognized teh contributions made by war dogs in Vietnam. Also present in the collection are photographs, a newspaper (Victoria, TX, Advocate) article, the House Resolution #522, and correspondence.

Biographical Note

Larry Chilcoat served as an Air Force Sentry Dog Handler in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970. Mr. Chilcoat worked five years to get the Texas State Legislature to honor and recognize the contributions made by the war dogs in Vietnam. He acheived the honor for the dogs in 2001.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Texas House Resolution #522

newspaper article

correspondence
1
1
D037.6D

Separated Materials

Photographs
VA029627 - VA029628.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive