Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers
Collection — Box: F (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents
The Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Collection documents his military service (1968-1970) with the United States Army's 25th Division during the Vietnamese Conflict and provides information about the history of the 25th Division. The collection contains copies of documents and photographs from the donor'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 by Allen for Tropic Lightning News in 1969. The copied photographs portray Allen and fellow soldiers during military service in Vietnam and Vietnamese civilians. Some of the photographs were taken in 1969 or 1970, while the remainder are undated.
- Allen, Bertram S., Jr (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
0.10 linear feet (2 folders)
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Source of Acquisition
Bertram S. Allen, Jr.
Method of Acquisition
The Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Bertram S. Allen, Jr. on September 24, 1987, accession number 1988-051.
Existence and Location of Originals
The donor retained possession of the originals.
Ed Speer completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in October 1996.
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