Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Kirby Lawson Collection
Association
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Collection Number
1988
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Cold Storage Vault
Processed by
L. Duy, Oct. 2008[Updated: Jan. 2010 by J. Saffell]
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

DVD contains lecture on Army Aviation during the Vietnam War presented by Colonel Kirby Lawson and Lieutenant Colonel Joe Schaffer in 1986.

Biographical Note

Kirby lawson was born in 1937, in Pennsylvania. He volunteered for the Army, ROTC at Bucknell Universtiy in 1960. He served for more than 29 years, two of which were spent in Southeast Asia. From 1966-1967 he served in the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division as an Aviation Officer in the area of Lai Khe. Then from 1969-1970 he was in the 227th Assault Helicopter BN as a Company Commander for the "C" company in the area of Phuc Vinh. Hew was a captain from 1966-1967, then a major from 1969-1970.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Moving Images
1988VI2549 DVD- Army Aviation in Vietnam.

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