Albert M. Avery Collection, 1949-1971

Manuscript Collection #904

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Albert M. Avery Collection
    Creator: Avery, Albert M.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1949-1971 [bulk: 1966-1971]) primarily consisting of research material for a proposed book on the Vietnam War compiled during the donor's service with the U.S. Military Assistance Group Vietnam (MAGV), 1957, and the U.S. Military Assistance Command (MACV), 1969-1970; also materials relating to American Studies and Military History, including manuscripts, photographic transparencies and negatives, and printed materials.
    Extent: 1.71 Cubic feet, 4 containers, 293 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    January 16, 2003, (unprocessed), 4 containers, 293 items, 1.71 cubic feet, 2.883 pages; Collection (1949-1971 [bulk: 1966-1971]) primarily consisting of research material for a proposed book on the Vietnam War compiled during the donor's service with the U.S. Military Assistance Group Vietnam (MAGV), 1957, and the U.S. Military Assistance Command (MACV), 1969-1970; also materials relating to American Studies and Military History, including manuscripts, photographic transparencies and negatives, and printed materials. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Col. Albert M. Avery (USA ret.).

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Albert M. Avery

    Access Restrictions

    No access without written permission of the donor prior to January 14, 2013

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Albert M. Avery Collection (#904), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Apex Data Services


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
     
    [American History, 1815-1960] Essay
    Book Reports
    Brochure. Open Arms: Amnesty for Viet Cong Who Chose Freedom (DoD FS-42)
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Comments on Situation During the Tet Attack. Memo for Secretary, Joint Staff, U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACJ 031). R. O. Argo, Col., GS, Ch., Mil Hist. Br. Carbon typescript. [Returned to donor 1/27/2003.]
    Critical Areas of Conflict between the Bassic Governmental Doctrines of the U.S.S.R. and the United States. Essay.
    Hero in American History, by Sidney Hook. Notes.
    [History and Culture of China]
    History of England. Notes
    Letters of Commendation. 2d Armored Division, 1st Armored Battalion, 51st Infantry Regiment, Ft. Hood, TX (Carbon)
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Battle of the Marne, 1914
    Map Transparencies. World War I. German Advance to the Marne, 1914
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Verdun, 1916
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Somme, 1916
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Battle of Tannenberg, 1914
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Meuse-Argonne Offensive, 1918
    Maps. Southeast Asia
    Notes. U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam Historical Report. Bibliography & Notes
    Notes. Military History
    Notes. World War I. Battle of the Marne, 1914
    Notes. World War I. Battle of Tannenberg, 1914
    Notes. World War I. Battle of Tannenberg, 1914
    Notes. World War I. German Advance to the Marne, 1914
    Notes. World War I. German Campaigns of 1914
    Notes. World War I. German Drives, 1918; Allied Drives, 1918
    Notes. World War I. Von Schlieffen Plan (1905)
    Photographic Negatives. Maps of World War II in the Pacific, 12/7/1941-8/6/1942.
    Photographic Negatives. Maps of World War I. Battle of the Marne, 1914
    Photographic Negatives. Maps of Napoleonic Wars (Jena, Advance to Moscow, Borodino), 1806, 1812
    Staff Officer Training, General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS
    Pamphlets. Political and Foregin Policy Issues
    Pamphlets. U. S. Civil War. Vicksburg
    Pamphlets. Vietnam War
  • Box 2
     
    Periodicals. Commanders Digest
    Periodicals. Commanders Digest
    Periodicals. Commanders Digest
    Periodicals. The Hurricane (II Field Force Vietnam)
    Periodicals. Newsweek
    Periodicals. Thong Bao Employees Bulletin, American Embassy, Saigon
    Periodicals. USMACV Command Information #3-70
    Periodicals. USMACV Command Information #11-70
    Periodicals. Vietnam Documents and Research Notes no. 6-47 (Incomplete)
    Periodicals. Vietnam Documents and Research Notes no. 49-69 (Incomplete)
    Periodicals. Vietnam Documents and Research Notes no. 71-81 (Incomplete)
    Political Science, History & American Studies. Notes, Syllabi, & Exams.
  • Box 3
     
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
  • Box 4
     
    Periodicals. Life Asia Edition
    Books. Report on the War in Vietnam (As of 30 June 1968), by Admiral U. S. G. Sharp, USN, Commander in Chief Pacific and General W. C. Westmoreland, USA, Commander U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam. With separate "Index to Report on the War in Vietnam" (34 p.)
    Books, MACOI 1967 Wrap-Up: A Year of Progress. Office of Information, Headquarters U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
    Books, 1968 Summary. Office of Information, Headquarters U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
    Books, 1969 Summary. MACV Office of Information, Headquarters U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
    Books. COSVN Resolution No. 9 Resolution Issued by the 9th Conference of the COSVN
    Books. [Chronological Record of Major Events and Peace Initiatives in Indo-china for the Period May 1954 to November 1970. . . .] Military Assistance Command Vietnam & JGS

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    [American History, 1815-1960] Essay
    Book Reports
    Brochure. Open Arms: Amnesty for Viet Cong Who Chose Freedom (DoD FS-42)
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Clippings.
    Comments on Situation During the Tet Attack. Memo for Secretary, Joint Staff, U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACJ 031). R. O. Argo, Col., GS, Ch., Mil Hist. Br. Carbon typescript. [Returned to donor 1/27/2003.]
    Critical Areas of Conflict between the Bassic Governmental Doctrines of the U.S.S.R. and the United States. Essay.
    Hero in American History, by Sidney Hook. Notes.
    [History and Culture of China]
    History of England. Notes
    Letters of Commendation. 2d Armored Division, 1st Armored Battalion, 51st Infantry Regiment, Ft. Hood, TX (Carbon)
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Battle of the Marne, 1914
    Map Transparencies. World War I. German Advance to the Marne, 1914
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Verdun, 1916
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Somme, 1916
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Battle of Tannenberg, 1914
    Map Transparencies. World War I. Meuse-Argonne Offensive, 1918
    Maps. Southeast Asia
    Notes. U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam Historical Report. Bibliography & Notes
    Notes. Military History
    Notes. World War I. Battle of the Marne, 1914
    Notes. World War I. Battle of Tannenberg, 1914
    Notes. World War I. Battle of Tannenberg, 1914
    Notes. World War I. German Advance to the Marne, 1914
    Notes. World War I. German Campaigns of 1914
    Notes. World War I. German Drives, 1918; Allied Drives, 1918
    Notes. World War I. Von Schlieffen Plan (1905)
    Photographic Negatives. Maps of World War II in the Pacific, 12/7/1941-8/6/1942.
    Photographic Negatives. Maps of World War I. Battle of the Marne, 1914
    Photographic Negatives. Maps of Napoleonic Wars (Jena, Advance to Moscow, Borodino), 1806, 1812
    Staff Officer Training, General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS
    Pamphlets. Political and Foregin Policy Issues
    Pamphlets. U. S. Civil War. Vicksburg
    Pamphlets. Vietnam War
  • Box 2
     
    Periodicals. Commanders Digest
    Periodicals. Commanders Digest
    Periodicals. Commanders Digest
    Periodicals. The Hurricane (II Field Force Vietnam)
    Periodicals. Newsweek
    Periodicals. Thong Bao Employees Bulletin, American Embassy, Saigon
    Periodicals. USMACV Command Information #3-70
    Periodicals. USMACV Command Information #11-70
    Periodicals. Vietnam Documents and Research Notes no. 6-47 (Incomplete)
    Periodicals. Vietnam Documents and Research Notes no. 49-69 (Incomplete)
    Periodicals. Vietnam Documents and Research Notes no. 71-81 (Incomplete)
    Political Science, History & American Studies. Notes, Syllabi, & Exams.
  • Box 3
     
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
    Reports. U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
  • Box 4
     
    Periodicals. Life Asia Edition
    Books. Report on the War in Vietnam (As of 30 June 1968), by Admiral U. S. G. Sharp, USN, Commander in Chief Pacific and General W. C. Westmoreland, USA, Commander U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam. With separate "Index to Report on the War in Vietnam" (34 p.)
    Books, MACOI 1967 Wrap-Up: A Year of Progress. Office of Information, Headquarters U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
    Books, 1968 Summary. Office of Information, Headquarters U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
    Books, 1969 Summary. MACV Office of Information, Headquarters U. S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam
    Books. COSVN Resolution No. 9 Resolution Issued by the 9th Conference of the COSVN
    Books. [Chronological Record of Major Events and Peace Initiatives in Indo-china for the Period May 1954 to November 1970. . . .] Military Assistance Command Vietnam & JGS

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