Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Chauncey J. Collard Collection
Association
Air America Association
Collection Number
2148
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
Photograph Collection
Processed by
R. Dorn, Nov. 2008[Updated: Nov. 2008 by R. Dorn]

Scope and Content

Five photographs of the Plain of Jars in Laos taken by Chauncey J. Collard in 1972.

Biographical Note

Chauncey J. Collard was born in April of 1920. He volunteered for World War II from 1937-41 and from 1942-47 totalling 8.2 years with the United States Navy. Collard also served with the Air America Association in Southeast Asia from 1965-75 for a total of 9.6 years. During the Vietnam War he held the positions of Captain and Assistant Chief Pilot (Helicopters). He was stationed in Saigon, Vietnam and UDorn, Thailand for the duration of his time in Southeast Asia. Collard maintained the rank of Captain throughout his service in Southeast Asia. No further information was provided.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Photographs
5 Photographs of the Plain of Jars in Laos taken by Chauncey J. Collard in 1972.