Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Robert E. Lawrence Collection
Collection Number
1970
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-L, D058.2, Oversized Collection, Restricted Access, Photograph collection, Map collection, Periodicals, Museum Objects
Processed by
R. Dorn, Jan. 2009[Updated: Jun. 2013 by S. Montgomery]
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


Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Tour 365, Winter 1965 issue (2 copies)
1
1
Individual Collection-L
Army Digest, June 1968
Infantry, July-August 1969
Scrapbook containing the following:
2 (oversize)
Chronological Order of Events

Where Robert Lawrence was each month of service
Serviceme's Group Life Insurance
Certificate of Training for the Leader Prepartation Course
Leadership School notes taken in classes
Personal card scores in aptitude areas MOS explanations for Cook (94B20), Infantry Light Weapons (11B10), Indirect Fire Weapons (11C10), and Direct Fire & Anti-Tank (11H10)
Description of Ranks for the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy
Code of Conduct
Membership Application for the association of the United States Army
NCO school report cards
Vietnam Panel Advance sheet
Certificate honoring successful completion of Airborne Course by Robert E. Lawrence
Newspaper article discussing the importance of the jumpmaster's checks
Newspaper article covering a chaplain that earned jump wings
6 pages covering military courtesy
Booklet of military rifles
1 Immunization Certificate and 1 International Certificate of Vaccination as approved by the World Health Organization
Letter of Welcome to "All Reinforcements" dated March 7, 1969
Micellaneous pictures of: M14 rifle, M16 rifle, M113 APC, O-1 Birdog, Spotter Plane, 155mm Self Propelled Howitzer, C141 Starlifter, C123 Provider, C7A Caribou, CH47 Chinook, U1A Otter, 101 Voodoo (jet fighter), A37 (jet fighter), F-100 Supersabre, F105 Thunderchief, 175mm Howitzer, F-5A Freedom Fighter, U10 Courier Oberservation Plane, C130 Hercules, C54A Skycrane Helicopter and a 105mm Howitzer
Rest and Relaxation Orders for Taipei, Taiwan 13th Nov - 19th Nov 1969
Brochure from First Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan
Envelope from First Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan
Writing Paper Letterhead from the First Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan
Menu from Ton Son Nhut, Vietnam to Taipei, Taiwan (Boeing 707 Jet)
Bingo Night U.S. Service Club Military Assistance Advisory Group [MAAG] NCO Open Mess
Advertising Card for First Hotel
$1.00 ticket for Orphans home
1 note pad sheet from the First Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan
National Park postcard of the Yang-Ming Fountain
Airline ticket back to Vietnam from Taipei, Taiwan dated November 19, 1969
R&R Program information pamphlet
9 postcards depicting six different attractions of the Yanming National Park to include: the park, the entrance, the park in the flower season, Mt. Ta-tun from Yangming Park, the Lee monument, the fountain, multi-colored azaleas, Chiang Tai-Kung Angling, and the Flower Clock
Miscellaneous newspaper photos depicting infantry, tanks, and APCs from Alpha Company, 1st/2nd Battalions, 22nd/27th/34th infantry at the Michelin Rubber Plantation
Newspaper picture of the new Division Commander, Major Harris W. Hollis taking colors
Newspaper article discussing a captured weapons cache in the woods of Boi Loi
Picture of a soldier (9th Infantry) carrying an M60 machine gun with ammunition and guarding a bridge near Saigon
List of goods that come in a service pack: confection and stationary packs
Parachutists' Creed
Pictures of Gen. Abrams, Gen Rosson, and the II Field Force: headquarters, 1st ID, and the 2nd ID
Airborne Billfold Card
Picture of Robert Lawrence on the front steps of barracks on April 23, 1968 in AIT

E-4-3, Ft. Polk Louisiana
One copy of "The Observer" October 3, 1969, Vol. 8, No. 22
Picture of Lawrence immediately after jump school
Local newspaper article about Lawrence, April 1969
Picture of an oberservation helicopter (OH-6A)
Picture of a Huey Cobra strike
Pictures of bulldozers equiped with the Rome plow
Pictures of a Huey, soldiers from the 25th ID, rocket and mortar rounds, a 105mm Howitzer being loaded, and a 4.2inch mortar being fired
Pictures of M48 tanks, a Huey Cobra Gunship, an Engineer Vehicle, and infantry soldiers wading through a marshy area on patrol
Pictures of an Infantry (Airmobile) Helicopter Assault, .50 Calibre machine-gun on top of a tank, and a 7.62 calibre Minigun firing from the hatch of an APC
(Newspaper) The Army Reporter Vol. 5, No. 35 U.S. Army, Vietnam September 1, 1969
3 (oversized)
1
(Newspaper) The Army Reporter Vol. 5, No. 35 U.S. Army, Vietnam September 1, 1969

Separated Materials

Photographs
1 Photograph of Robert E. Lawrence.
Maps
Map of Khiem Ich (Kim Chee), Vietnam (MR-4) in 1:50,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11.

Topographical map of Columbus, Georgia.

Alabama (MR-7) 1:50,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11.

Military Pictomap of Fort Benning, Georgia 1:25,000 scale Section 11, Drawer 11.
Museum Objects
1970museum3290: Bronze Star.

1970museum3291: Good Conduct Medal.

1970museum3292: National Defense Medal.

1970museum3293: P-38 Can Opener.

1970museum3294: one Dog Tag for Robert Lawrence.

1970museum3296: Shoulder patch insignia for the 25th Infantry Division.
Periodicals
"The Overseas Weekly" Vol. 24, No. 32, Saturday, August 16, 1969.

Thunder, Vol. 1, No. 4, Summer 1969 (2 copies).

(Newspaper) The Army Reporter Vol. 5, No. 35 U.S. Army, Vietnam September 1, 1969.

(Newspaper) The Army Reporter Vol. 5, No. 40 U.S. Army, Vietnam October 6, 1969.

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