Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Leslie J. Cullen Collection
Collection Number
1437
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
D084.3A; D084.3B; Library; Cold Storage Vault
Processed by
C. Trobridge, Sep. 2004[Updated: Oct. 2006 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

Oral History transcripts and audio cassettes, VHS tapes, Emails, Photocopies of letters from Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. to his father while he was at the U.S. Naval Academy, Publications from the Center for Naval Analyses, and additional research material collected by Dr. Leslie J. Cullen while he was conducting research for his dissertation, "Brown Water Admiral: Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. and United States Naval Forces, Vietnam, 1968-1970."

Biographical Note

Leslie J. Cullen received his Ph.D. in History at Texas Tech University in 1998.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Manuscripts 
1
D084.3A
The Exploits of the U.S.S. Robinson (DD-562), 1944-1945 by James Heinecke, edited by James Zumwalt (Part 1 of 2)
1
The Exploits of the U.S.S. Robinson (DD-562), 1944-1945 by James Heinecke, edited by James Zumwalt (Part 2 of 2)
2
James Gregory Zumwalt: An Autobiography in Vignettes (Part 1 of 2)
3
James Gregory Zumwalt: An Autobiography in Vignettes (Part 2 of 2)
4
Man or Monkey Overboard
5
Memoirs in Vignettes by Saralee Z. Crowe
6
Thesis: Operation SEALORDS: A Front in a Frontless War, An Analysis of the Brown-Water Navy in Vietnam by LCDR William McQuiklin, USN
7
Draft: On His Watch: Admiral Zumwalt's Efforts to Institutionalize Strategic Change by Jeffrey Sands, comments by RADM Emmitt Tidd and ADM Elmo Zummwalt
8
Draft: On His Watch: Admiral Zumwalt's Efforts to Institutionalize Strategic Change by Jeffrey Sands, comments by RADM Emmitt Tidd and ADM Elmo Zummwalt
9
On His Watch: Admiral Zumwalt's Efforts to Institutionalize Strategic Change by Jeffrey Sands
10
Center for Naval Analyses Occasional Paper: Women in the Navy: The Past, the Present, and the Future by Jean Fletcher, Joyce McMahon and Aline Quester (March 1994)
11
Correspondence 
Letters from Midshipmen Zumwalt to his father (undated)
12
Letters from Midshipmen Zumwalt to his father (undated)
13
Photocopies of E-mails concerning the health of Admiral Zumwalt (September 1999-January 2000) (originals in restricted files)
14
Transcripts of Oral History interviews 
Interview with Captain W. Lewis Glenn, Jr. (USN), conducted by Paul Stillwell (16 May 1984)
15
Interview with Captain Howard J. Kerr, Jr. (USN), conducted by Paul Stillwell (22 September 1982)
16
Interview with Rear Admiral Richard E. Nicholson (USN), conducted by Paul Stillwell (8 June 1983)
17
Interview with Captain Robert Powers (USN), conducted by Commander Etta Belle Kitchen, Interview 1 (30 October 1982)
18
Interview with Captain Robert Powers (USN), conducted by Commander Etta Belle Kitchen, Interview 2 (31 October 1982)
19
Interview with Rear Admiral Charles F. Rauch (USN), conducted by Paul Stilwell, Interview 1 (25 October 1982)
20
Interview with Rear Admiral Charles F. Rauch (USN), conducted by Paul Stilwell, Interview 2 (25 October 1982)
21
Interview with Vice Admiral Earl F. Rectanus (USN), conducted by Paul Stilwell, (19 November 1982)
22
Interview with Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt (USN), conducted by Paul Stilwell, Interview 1 (8 August 1982)
23
Interview with Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt (USN), conducted by Paul Stilwell, Interview 4 (24 July 1985)
24
Interview with Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt (USN), conducted by Dr. Alfred Goldberg and Maurice Mtloff, Interview 4 (29 May 1991)
25
Interview with Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt (USN), conducted by Leslie J. Cullen (18 April 1997)
26
County Roundtable with Don Hillman, Radio interview with Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt (USN) (undated)
27
Interview with Admiral and Mrs. Elmo R. Zumwalt (USN), conducted by Dr. Melvin White (undated)
28
Assorted Material 
2
D084.3B
Photocopy of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Records and Disposition Manual
1
Papers and newsletters relating to the U.S.S. Phelps (DD-360)
2
Memorial Service bulletin for Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt (USN), and quotes from memory book
3
Background information on Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt (USN)
4

Separated Materials

Books
A Global Military-Political Perpective: Past and Future by Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr.

My Father, My Son by Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, Jr. and Lt. Elmo Zumwalt, III.

Black Shoes and Blue Water: Surface Warfare in the U.S. Navy, 1945-1975 by Malcolm Muir, Jr.
Moving Images
1437VI1687: VHS tape Berc "Z Beginning of Z End".

1437VI1688: VHS tape Bud & Mouza Zumwalt's 50th Wedding Anniversary (21 October 1995).

1437VI1689: VHS tape Interview with Admiral Zumwalt (12 June 1997).
Audio
1437AU1443: Interview with Vice-Admiral Tidd on 14 April 1997 (part 1).

1437AU1444: Interview with Vice-Admiral Tidd on 14 April 1997 (part 2).

1437AU1445: Interview with Vice-Admiral Tidd on 17 April 1997 (part 1).

1437AU1446: Interview with Vice-Admiral Tidd on 17 April 1997 (part 2).

1437AU1447: Interview with Captain Jerry Wages on 18 April 1997.

1437AU1448: Interview with Howard Kerr on 6 June 1997 (part 1).

1437AU1449: Interview with Howard Kerr on 6 June 1997 (part 2).

1437AU1450: Interview with James Zumwalt on 12 June 1997.

1437AU1451: Interview with Paul Nitze on 2 July 1997.

1437AU1452: Interview with Admiral Zumwalt on 17 April 1997 (part 1).

1437AU1453: Interview with Admiral Zumwalt on 18 April 1997 (part 1).

1437AU1454: Interview with Admiral Zumwalt on 18 April 1997 (part 2).

1437AU1455: Interview with Admiral Zumwalt on 9 May 1997 (part 1).

1437AU1456: Interview with Admiral Zumwalt on 9 May 1997 (part 2).

1437AU1457: Interview with Admiral Zumwalt on 10 May 1997 (part 1).

1437AU1458: Interview with Admiral Zumwalt on 10 May 1997 (part 2).

1437AU1459: Interview with Admiral and Mrs. Zumwalt on 30 June 1997 (part 1).

1437AU1460: Interview with Admiral and Mrs. Zumwalt on 30 June 1997 (part 2).

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