Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Andy Conklin Collection
Collection Number
1664
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.3 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Photograph Collection; Negative Collection; Slide Collection
Processed by
B. Robertson, Oct. 2005[Updated: May. 2006 by P. Littlefield]
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

Slides, negatives, and a photograph document of Andy Conklin's tour of duty in Vietnam.

Biographical Note

Andy Conklin was born in Syracuse, New York in 1948. In October 1967, Conklin volunteered for the United States Army. He spent a total of thirty months in the military, fifteen of which were served in Southeast Asia. Conklin served with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry and was ranked as an E-5 Specialist. Stationed at Dong Tam, Fire Base Moore and Tan An, Conklin was a truck driver for HQ 38 and was a General's aide. He was discharged in May 1970 and received the following medals for his service: two Army Commendation Medals and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry. He then became a farmer and also worked for a railroad. He is a member of the 9th Infantry Division Society Old Reliables and the Mobile Riverine Force Association.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Photographs
VA044244: Photograph of an unidentified boy.

VAN007147 -VAN007387: Various negatives of photos taken by Andy Conklin.
Slides
VAS037414-VAS037450: 37 slides taken by Andy Conklin during his tour of duty in Vietnam with the 9th Infantry Division.

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