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Bruce McAllister papers, 1981-1991

Identifier: 2001-008
Scope and Contents Author Bruce McAllister researched the subject of stress-induced extra sensory perception (ESP) and the possibility of a CIA project rumored to have existed during the Vietnam Conflict in which possible uses of mind control were explored. He also gathered accounts of ESP experiences from numerous Vietnam veterans and contacted various government agencies (American and Vietnamese) for information. This research became the basis for the writing of the novel Dream Baby, the short stories "Little...
Dates: 1981 - 1991

Fred Branfman - Laos Automated War archive

Identifier: 2013-027
Content Description Photocopies of articles by and about Fred Branfman an American anti-war activist and author of a number of books about the Indochina War who exposed the covert bombing of Laos by the US.
Dates: 1969 - 2012

Mark A. Olsen Vietnam War-era letters, 1966-1967

Identifier: 2007-010
Scope and Contents Consists of 13 handwritten letters from US Air Force Staff Sergeant Mark Olsen to his wife, Phyllis plus 1 color snapshot featuring (presumably) Mark and Phyllis Olsen.
Dates: 1966 - 1967

South Vietnamese propaganda, 1955-1975

Identifier: 2013-020
Scope and Contents Five South Vietnamese (GVN) propaganda leaflets with accompanying typescript English translations.
Dates: 1955 - 1975

Tim O'Brien manuscripts, 1990, 2001

Identifier: 2001-010
Scope and Contents The Tim O'Brien manuscripts consist of laser copy drafts of the short stories, “Ambush” (published in Boston Magazine, 1993), and “Underground Tests,” as well as the typed manuscript draft of the first chapter of an untitled novel-in-progress.  The papers also include Houghton Miflin’s press packet for The Things They Carried.
Dates: 1990 - 2001

Vietnam collection

Identifier: 1000-222
Content Description An artificial collection consisting of ephemera relating to the Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.
Ace of Spades death card; Allied safe-conduct pass; single issues of newsletters and a newspaper; printed flyers; photograph featuring women and children at a Saigon market dressing for New Year's; preliminary prospectus for common stock; and a speech of US Senator Thomas J. Dodd (Connecticut, 89th Congress, 1st session) appearing in a copy of the Congressional Record.
Dates: 1965 - 1979