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Vann-Sheehan Vietnam War Collection: Research File, circa 1920-1991 (continued)
John Paul Vann, circa 1920-1984 (continued)
Family and Personal Papers, circa 1920-1983 (continued)
Order of Military Merit, Republic of Korea, 1972
Wills, 1965-1972, undated
Divorce from Mary Jane Allen Vann, 1971-1972
Blair Junior High School, Norfolk, Va., circa 1938
Ferrum Training School and Junior College, Ferrum, Va.
Diplomas, 1941-1943
Miscellany, 1970-1972
Notes undated
Photographs, 1939-1943
Records, 1941-1943, undated
BOX 32 Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
Army Comptroller's School, 1958-1969
Miscellany, 1956-1960
Photographs, undated
Term papers, 1958-1959
Financial records
Earnings, 1965-1972
House mortgage, Littleton, Colo., 1968-1971
Life insurance, 1965-1972
Miscellany, 1962-1972
Settlement of estate, 1972-1973, undated
Taxes, 1966-1971
LeKies Memorial Church, Norfolk, Va., 1938-1944, 1978
Medical records, 1968-1971, 1977
Miscellaneous photographs
Activities and portraits, circa 1940s
Birth site and Norfolk, Va., neighborhood, 1981
BOX 33 Cadorette, Dorothy Vann (sister), circa 1930-circa 1940
Children and family portraits
Prints, circa 1945-circa 1971
(3 folders)
BOX 34 Transparencies, circa 1965-circa 1971
BOX 35 Korea and Japan, circa 1948-circa 1950
Raby, Melvin L., album, circa 1940s
Spry, John Paul, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
Tripp, Myrtle Lee (mother), circa 1930s-circa 1950s
Tripp family, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
Vann, Aaron Frank, circa 1930s-1968
Vann, Aaron Frank, Jr., and Eugene (brothers)
circa 1940
Vann, Patricia, baby pictures, 1946
(2 folders)
Wedding and clippings, 1945
BOX 36 Youth in Norfolk, Va., circa 1930s-circa 1940s
Unidentified, undated
Papers pertaining to other family members
Cadorette, Dorothy Lee Vann, 1981, undated
Schob, Olive D. Spry, 1947
Spry, John Paul, circa 1950s
Tosolini, Mollie Tripp, 1975
Tripp, Myrtle Lee, 1926-1929, 1982, undated
Tripp, William Arthur ("Buddy"), 1972, 1981
Vann, Aaron Frank, 1960-1964, undated
Vann, Aaron Frank, Jr., 1983, undated
Vann, Eugene W., undated
Personal weapon, papers concerning, undated
BOX 36-39 Military Service, 1942-1964
Vann's service records, including personnel and efficiency reports, medical and military police investigation records, photographs, promotion orders, security clearances, and teaching records. Records from the Seventh Infantry Division, Army of the Republic of Vietnam, include after-action reports, briefings, correspondence, clippings, interviews, and photographs. Interspersed in the files are notes and material composed by Sheehan, including correspondence.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or type of material.
BOX 36 Army Air Corps
Aviation cadet training, 1942-1943
Efficiency reports, 1946-1947
Enlisted record, 1943-1945
Photographs, 1944-1946
BOX 37 Awards, medals, certificates, and commendations, 1949-1963 See also Oversize
Clippings, 1950-1959, undated
Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.,yearbook, 1958
Commissioned service record, 1945-1963
Efficiency reports, 1948-1963
Logistical Management Section, Management Branch, G4 Division, United States Army, Europe, 1957
Medical record, 1946-1963
Military police, criminal investigation department
Motorcycle theft, 1960
Statutory rape charge, 1959
BOX 38 Mortar plotting board, undated
Personnel (201) file, 1943-1963
Photographs, 1948-1963
Promotion to major, 1959
Retirement, 1962-1965
Security clearances, 1952-1955
Training Center, Ft. Bliss, Tex., instructor in business administration, 1961-1962
(3 folders)
Vietnam, senior advisor, Seventh Infantry Division
Ambush of Rangers, 1962
Ap Bac battle
After-action report, 1963
Captured Vietcong after-action report, translation, 1963
BOX 39 Clippings, 1963-1964
Correspondence, 1963
Joint Chiefs of Staff, cancelled, 1963
Miscellaneous, undated
Correspondence, 1962-1963
Dan Tien operations
After-action report, 1962
Cao victory celebration in Saigon, 1962
Miscellaneous clippings, 1962
Efficiency reports, 1962-1963
Farewell message, 1963
Interview with Charles von Luttichau, 1963
Miscellaneous clippings, 1962
Personnel roster, 1962-1963
Photographs, 1962-1963, undated
Reports, 1962-1963
BOX 40 Civilian Activities, 1961-1971
Correspondence, personnel records, printed material, clippings, and records of security reviews during Vann's employment by the Martin Company, Denver, Colo., and correspondence and printed matter concerning his political activities and speaking engagements.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX 40 Draft [Henry Cabot] Lodge for President Committee, Colorado coordinator, 1964
International Business Machines Corp., 1961
Martin Co., Aerospace Division of Martin Marietta, Denver, Colo.
COIN aircraft proposal, 1964
Correspondence, 1962-1969
Personnel record, 1963-1971
Printed material, 1963-1964
Security clearances, 1963
Clippings, 1963-1964
Notes, circa 1964
Photographs, 1969, undated
Republicans and Independents for [Lyndon B.] Johnson, Colorado state coordinator, 1963-1964
(2 folders)
Speaking engagements, 1963-1965
BOX 41-55 State Department, Agency for International Development, Vietnam, 1964-1984
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, briefings, photographs, position papers, policy statements, planning guides, printed material and clippings, training manuals, and other administrative records of Vann's work as a pacification officer for AID in South Vietnam, 1965-1972. Also includes Vann's diaries and notebooks, most of which are incomplete, award certificates, personnel records, and speech transcripts. Notes and correspondence by Sheehan are interfiled with Vann's papers.
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