Guide to the Josef C. Jordan Papers, 1965-1966
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Jordan, Josef C. Title Josef C. Jordan Papers Dates 1965-1966 Extent 1 File About the Collection
The collection consists of the manuscript memoirs of Josef C. Jordan, Norwich University Class of 1959 of his time serving in Vietnam with the 173rd Brigade Separate in 1965 and 1966. The typescript is divided into seven sections: Deployment to Vietnam, Telephone interference, Tea time, Xom Cay Xoai, Battle at Phouc Loc, First arc light in Vietnam and Kontum-Pleiku.
About Josef C. Jordan
Josef Calvin Jordan, of Pennsylvania, was an aviation administration major who graduated with the Norwich University Class of 1959. While at NU he participated in the band and the Pegasus Players. He was a member of Epsilon Tau Sigma, Alpha Eto Rho, Sigma Nu and Alpha Psi Omega. Josef served on the drill team and the winter carnival committee. He was also a member of the Honor Tank Platoon and took part in ROTC flight training.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Jordan, Josef C.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.
United States. -- Army. -- Airborne Brigade, 173rd -- History. Access Restrictions
The collection is open
Many items in the University Archives are one-of-a-kind resources that are not likely to be available anywhere but here. For this reason, forming citations for archival sources is a little different than for books and periodicals. If you need to cite anything from this collection, follow the format below: Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Josef C. Jordan Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
"Deployment to Vietnam," by Josef C. Jordan. Josef C. Jordan Papers, typescript memoirs, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 File Collection Location: Archives 501. Small Collections IV, Alumni Language(s) of Material: English Repository: Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield, VT 05663 USA, Phone: 802.485.2947, Fax: 802.485.2173, email@example.com
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