Finding Aid for the William Holmes, Jr. Collection
William Holmes, Jr. Collection
Slide Collection, D049.1D, D090.7E, D049.2D Museum Objects, Photograph Collection, Map Collection
Scope and Content
Slides, artifacts, correspondence, news clippings, orders, log sheets, R&R material, postcards, military payment certificates, Vietnamese dong, and maps document William Holmes Jr. service with the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam. The articles discus letters sent home, his career with the World Tennis Championship organization, and other miscellaneous information. The orders include Release from Active Duty and Permanent Change of Station orders dated, 1963-1965. The log is composed of three pages from Holmes' log sheet from his shift as the senior air director of the Direct Air support Center (DASC) for Marine Air Support Squadron for the Second Marine Air Wing in Da Nang on October 29-30, 1965. The R& R material includes the official guide book of the Hong Kong Hotels Association; stationary form the Hong Kong and Tokyo Hilton; Tokyo and Yokohama map and information; 2 postcards; and a fact sheet map about Hong Kong. Also included are the lyrics to song "The Arrogance of Ignorance" written by Bill Holmes during Christmas 2002
Finding Aid, No Date, William Holmes, Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 18 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=13150000000>.
Pub. Credit Line
13150000000, William Holmes, Jr. Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University