Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Compulsory Military Conscription and the Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Compulsory Military Conscription and the Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975

Collection number: 1545

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 1998
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2002
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Material about Compulsory Military Conscription and the Vietnam Conflict,
Date (inclusive): 1961-1975
Collection number: 1545
Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Material about Compulsory Military Conscription and the Vietnam Conflict (Collection 1545). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials relating to the U.S. military, the Vietnam conflict, and related topics. Subjects include the draft, recruiting, reserves, desertions, peace movements, War Resistance League, political activities of servicemen, atrocities, casualties, conscientious objectors, war resisters leaving the U.S. for Canada, prisoners of war, foreign public opinion, government, politics and history of Vietnam, and the National Liberation Front.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Draft--United States--Archival resources.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Draft resisters--United States.


Container List

 

Military Service

Box 1, Folders 1-6

Compulsory.

Box 2, Folder 1

Compulsory - Deferments and Exemptions.

 

Vietnam

Box 2, Folder 2

Vietnam.

Box 2, Folder 3

Economic Development.

Box 2, Folders 4-5

Government and Politics.

Box 2, Folder 6

Democrat Republic.

Box 2, Folder 7

Democrat Republic - Armed Forces.

Box 2, Folder 8

Democrat Republic - Economic Conditions.

Box 2, Folder 9

History.

Box 2, Folder 10

National Liberation Front.

 

Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1973

Box 3, Folders 1-6

Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1973.

Box 4, Folders 1-6

Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1973.

Box 5, Folder 1

Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1973.

Box 5, Folders 2-3

Aerial Operations.

Box 5, Folder 4

Atrocities.

Box 5, Folder 5

Bibliography.

Box 6, Folder 1

Casualties.

Box 6, Folder 2

Economic Aspects.

Box 6, Folder 3

Foreign Opinion.

Box 6, Folder 4

Legal Aspects.

Box 6, Folders 5-7

Peace and Mediation.

Box 6, Folder 8

Prisoners.

Box 6, Folder 9

Peace and mediation (folder 1 of 2).

Box 7, Folder 1

Peace and mediation (folder 2 of 2).

Box 7, Folder 2

Prisoners.

Box 7, Folder 3

Refugees.

Box 7, Folder 4

Social Impact.

Box 7, Folder 5

Strategy.

Box 7, Folders 6-7

Conscientious objectors.

Box 7, Folder 8

Immigration and emigration - Canada.

Box 7, Folder 9

Prisoners of war.

Box 7, Folder 10

Armed Forces.

Box 7, Folder 11

Electronic equipement - military applications.

 

Related Literature

Box 8, Folder 1

Peace.

Box 8, Folder 2

Peace Action Council.

Box 8, Folders 3-4

Peace movements.

Box 8, Folder 5

Peace movements - Los Angeles.

Box 8, Folder 6

War.

Box 8, Folder 7

War criminals.

Box 8, Folder 8

War Resistance League.