Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Lee Roy Herron Collection
Collection Number
1860
Date(s)
Undated
Size
3.0 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum Objects
Processed by
T. Reynolds, Oct. 2006[Updated: May. 2010 by K. Conness]
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

One tribute display documents the military service and life of Lee Roy Herron. The display was created by Jeff Whitley and Jeff McClain for the 2005 Lee Roy Herron Scholarship reception at Texas Tech University. One linear foot of dress uniforms, caps, buttons, and other insignia pins document Lee Roy Herron's service as the Executive Officer of Company A, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division.

Biographical Note

Lee Roy Herron served as the Executirve Office of Company A, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division from December 1968 until his death on 22 February 1969.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Museum Objects
1860museum2813: Tribute display of life and service of Lee Roy Herron (located in Math Building storage).

United States Marines Dress White Uniform Cap - 1860museum3736.

U.S.M.C cap covers. Qty 3 -1860museum3737, 1860museum3738. 1860museum3739.

Pair of creme & white suspenders - 1860museum3740.

Herron name plate - 1860museum3741.

Dress uniform belt buckle - 1860museum3744.

Second Lieutenant Rank Insignia - 1860museum3746.

First Lieutenant Rank Insignia - 1860museum3745.

Dress Whites U.S.M.C. coat buttons - 1860museum3742.

Dress whites buttons - 1860museum3743.

U.S.M.C Officer Cap Insignia Qty 3 - 1860museum3747, 1860museum3748, 1860museum3749.

U.S.M.C Dress White Uniform - 1860museum3750.

Black Dress Jacket and Navy Blue Dress Pants with Red Stripe - 1860museum3751.

White Suspenders - 1860museum3752.

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

Oral History

An Oral History Interview has been conducted with this individual. Use the link below to view a record for this interview.

Although the interview has been conducted, the audio and/or the transcript may not yet be available.