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Allen, Bertram S., Jr



  • Existence: 1946


Bertram S. Allen, Jr., was born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1946. After graduating from Milligan College in 1967, he attended law school for a brief period before being drafted into military service in 1968. From 1968 to 1970, he served in Vietnam with the United States Army's 25th Infantry Division. Initially assigned to an artillery unit, he later wrote for the division newspaper and public information office.

Following his discharge from military service, he attended Lehigh University, where he earned M.Ed. (1972) and Ed.D. (1977) degrees in counseling. He was employed by Milligan College as a psychology professor from 1979 until his retirement in 2012.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box F (Small Collections): Series Series 2; Series Series 4
Identifier: AppMs-0315
Scope and Contents The Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers document Allen's military service (1968-1970) with the United States Army's 25th Division during the Vietnam War and provide information about the history of the 25th Division. The collection contains copies of documents and photographs from Allen's scrapbook. The photocopies include a few pages from Tropic Lightning: A History of the 25th Infantry Division; a letter, dated 30 January 1969, to PFC Bertram S. Allen, Jr., from his father; and articles written...
Dates: 1969-1970