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Vietnam War, 1961-1975

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variants: Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975 ; Vietnamese War, 1961-1975 ; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College War Materials Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00062
Abstract

An artificial collection consisting mainly of publications, ephemera and correspondence related to Amherst College's involvement in various United States wars, including the Civil War, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, Korean War and the Vietnam War.

Dates: 1829-2004

Conscientious objector status materials, 1967-1969

 File — Box 5, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes correspondence regarding specific events in Hawkins's personal and professional life, including topics such as the Westover Protest and the arson of the Plainfield home that Hawkins shared with Walter Richard.

Dates: 1967-1969

Fred Aronow (AC 1963) Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Aronow 1]
Identifier: MA.00393

Henry Steele Commager Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00173
Abstract Papers documenting the professional life and career of Henry Steele Commager, 20th century historian, public intellectual, and engaged citizen. They include the extensive letters received from historians, congressmen, educators, journalists, jurists, publishers, as well as former students, and the general public. Commager's writings and public appearances reflect his active professional life as well as his influence within the profession. The papers document a wide variety of issues of 20th...
Dates: 1920-1998; Majority of material found within 1945-1985

Hugh Hawkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00232
Abstract

Personal and professional papers of an Amherst College professor of History and American Studies. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, committee records, course materials, general printed matter, and audiotapes.

Dates: 1914-2012; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

John Merson (AC 1966) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00069
Abstract

Vietnam War soldier, business administrator. Contains mainly letters written home to family members during Marine Corps basic training and combat duty in Vietnam, 1965-1968.

Dates: 1960-1968

Selective services and military recruiting, circa 1967

 File — Box 5, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes correspondence regarding specific events in Hawkins's personal and professional life, including topics such as the Westover Protest and the arson of the Plainfield home that Hawkins shared with Walter Richard.

Dates: circa 1967

Wadsworth W. Mount (AC 1928) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00213
Abstract

The papers document Wadsworth W. Mount's long interest in the value-added tax (VAT). The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence regarding the VAT and articles he wrote about it: "New Taxes for Old," "Who Pays the Piper Should Call the Tune," and "A Re-examination of Taxation Fundamentals." Mount compiled a large amount of correspondence and documentation concerning tax policy in binders over a period of 45 years, which he entitled "Reform by Typewriter."

Dates: 1907 - circa 1985

William H. Clamurro (AC 1967) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00366
Abstract

The William H. Clamurro (AC 1967) Papers contain wartime letters from Clamurro to his parents and to Amherst College classmate Jack D. Hailey; poetry written while in Vietnam; letters from poet Archibald MacLeish to Clamurro, and other documentation about Clamurro's time in Vietnam and the writing he did during his service.

Dates: circa 1969-2018