Researching in the Collections
General Information for Researchers
Subject Guides and Resources by Topic
The staff of the Vietnam Archive have created a number of Subject Guides in order to provide better and more comprehensive access to the materials in our collections on certain popular subjects. New subject guides are added as they become available.
If you would like to request a specific subject guide topic, please use our comments form.
- The Tet Offensive
- April 30, 1975: Saigon
- Dustoff / Medevac
- Vietnamese Americans
- Robert S. McNamara
- Agent Orange
- Riverine Warfare / Brown Water Navy
- Michigan State University Advisory Reports
- Searches for Teachers
- JPRS Reports
- China Press
- Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)
- Vietnam Issues and Answers Video Collection
- Vietnamese Language Newspapers
- Map Collection
- Indochina Chronology
- Diaries of Dr. Dang Thuy Tram
In an effort to increase the size and scope of our holdings, and to provide increased and more focused access to our materials, the Vietnam Archive has undertaken numerous special projects on a variety of subjects or topics. Many of these projects are still underway.
- Veterans Organizations
- Vietnamese American Heritage Project
- Teachers' Resources Web
- Vietnam Graffiti Project
- CDEC Digitization Project
- Oral History Project
- Virtual Vietnam Archive
- Special Projects Page
Books and Journals
The Vietnam Archive contains a library of over 10,000 titles. To search for books go to the TTU Library Catalog. Note that Vietnam Archive books are not available for check-out or through Interlibrary Loan. Books must be used onsite in our reading room.
Some current journals are also available online to researchers. The majority of these are only available for use on the Texas Tech campus or by TTU faculty/staff/students with a valid eRaider username and password.
Purchasing Duplicates of Vietnam Archive Materials
Duplicate copies of many Vietnam Archive materials are available for purchase. See our Rights and Reproductions page for more information.
The Frequently Asked Questions
View some of the most common questions we receive from researchers.
Unable to Find the Information You Need?
If you are unable to find the information you are looking for after consulting the resources listed on this page and the Virtual Vietnam Archive, or you are having problems with your research, please feel free to submit a question through our Reference Request Form. Please provide us with a valid email address to reply to and be sure to check your junk mail or spam folder if you have high security settings on your email account. Please note that due to the volume of requests received, it may take a couple of weeks before your question can be answered.