Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
J. Michael Stinson Collection
Collection Number
2418
Date(s)
Undated
Size
2.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum ObjectsD201.6; Photo Prosessing Lab(on the Wall)
Processed by
R. Nanes, Sep. 2012[Updated: Sep. 2012 by R. Nanes]
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

Approximately two linear feet of artifacts collected by J. Michael Stinson while he worked on oil development projects with the PetroVietnam in the mid-1990s while he was employed with Conoco Inc. Included in the collection is a brick from the Hanoi Hilton, a framed North Vietnamese propaganda poster, a copy of "Sorrow of War' by Bao Ninh, and five poonah paper prints of scenes from Hanoi.

Biographical Note

J. Michael Stinson graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University in 1966 and was employed by Conoco Inc. and later ConocoPhillips for nearly 38 years. While with Conoco, he developed relationships with PetroVietnam that led to several different successful oil development projects in the mid-1990s.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Books
The Sorrow of the War by Bao Ninh, 1993.
Museum Objects
2418museum4220- (D201.6)five poonah paper prints of scenes from Hanoi.

2418museum4221-(in Photo Prosessing Lab on the Wall) Original Propaganda Artwork by Do Hien for the North Vietnamese Military. The Translation in English is : 'Practice Well, Fight Better, So That You Can Be Recognized As the Best.'.

2418museum4222-(D201.6Hanoi Hilton Brick with the original, embossed French manufacturer's mark.

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