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Robert C. Cox Jr. Vietnam War collection

Robert C. Cox Jr. Vietnam War collection

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Finding aid for the Robert C. Cox Jr. Vietnam War collection

BC.VWP.10

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

September 23, 2015



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Cox, Robert C., Jr., 1942-
Title: Robert C. Cox Jr. Vietnam War collection
Dates: 1965-1966; 2015
Quantity: 0.71 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with Robert C. Cox Jr. from May 7, 2015, as well as, documents and photographs related to his military service.
Identification: BC.VWP.10
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains an oral history interview with Robert C. Cox Jr. from May 7, 2015, as well as, documents and photographs related to his military service.


Biographical Information

Robert C. Cox Jr. was born on February 9, 1942, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended Georgia Tech Navy ROTC and was commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve in March 1965. He served in the Vietnam War for five months aboard USS Wrangell beginning in November 1965. Wrangell operated in the South China Sea supplying other vessels with ammunitions. Cox's duties included work as a junior officer in the ship's operations department, a combat information center officer, an electronics material officer, and cruise book editor. He currently lives in North Little Rock, Arkansas.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Cox, Robert C., Jr., 1942-
United States. Navy.
USS Wrangell (Ship : AE-12)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Arkansas
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Naval operations, American
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert C. Cox Jr. Vietnam War collection, VWP.10, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Robert C. Cox Jr., May 7, 2015


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