Leonard D. Sawyer, Sr., Collection, ca. 1968-1972

Manuscript Collection #1241

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Leonard D. Sawyer, Sr., Collection
    Creator: Sawyer, Leonard D., Sr.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection consists of reel-to-reel audiotape footage of U.S. forces at Phan Rang Air Force Base or Da Nang Air Base, South Vietnam, being overrun by Viet Cong attackers. The tape was recorded by Leonard D. Sawyer, Sr., while he was an Avionic Inertial & Radar Nav. Sys. Tech. on a USAF plane during the Vietnam War. Also included is a two-page summary of Mr. Sawyer’s service record with the USAF (April 16, 1968 – July 31, 1972).
    Extent: 0.02 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of reel-to-reel audiotape and military service record
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 20, 2014, (unprocessed), 0.02 cu. ft.; This collection consists of reel-to-reel audiotape footage of U.S. forces at Phan Rang Air Force Base or Da Nang Air Base, South Vietnam, being overrun by Viet Cong attackers. The tape was recorded by Leonard D. Sawyer, Sr., while he was an Avionic Inertial & Radar Nav. Sys. Tech. on a USAF plane during the Vietnam War. Also included is a two-page summary of Mr. Sawyer’s service record with the USAF (April 16, 1968 – July 31, 1972). Gift of Leonard D. Sawyer, Jr.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Leonard D. Sawyer, Jr.

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    Leonard D. Sawyer, Sr., Collection (#1241), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.


Preliminary Inventory

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