Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Richard Bailey Collection
Collection Number
1251
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-B
Processed by
R. Grau, Dec. 2003[Updated: Apr. 2005 by T. Reynolds]
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 contains the obituary of Vietnam veteran Richard Bailey, two photographs of River Patrol Boats, and a map of the Vietnam Conflict. Included on the Vietnam Conflict Map are other maps: Economic Map of Southeast Asia; continental Asia; and a chronology of events since World War II.

Biographical Note

Richard Bailey was born October 5, 1941, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was valedictorian of his high school class and graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Bailey attended the University of Washington in Seattle on a Woodrow Wilson scholarship. In 1964 he enlisted in the Navy and was assigned to the USS Duluth after completing OCS training. Bailey also served in the River Patrol Force in the Mekong Delta, 1967 - 1968, and was a Lieutenant when he was discharged. After leaving the Navy he lived in California until he returned to Minnesota in 1987. Richard Bailey died on June 3, 2000.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Richard Bailey obituary
1
Indiv B
Vietnam Conflict Map (annotated 'David Kaye')

Separated Materials

Photographs
2 photographs of River Patrol Boats (VA030952 and VA030953).

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