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Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box: F (Small Collections)
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 by Allen for Tropic Lightning News in 1969. The copied photographs portray Allen, fellow soldiers, and Vietnamese civilians. Some of the photographs were taken in 1969 or 1970, while the remainder are undated.


  • 1969-1970


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.

Processing Information

Ed Speer completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in October 1996.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA