Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University Logo

J. C. Campbell Collection

USS Frank E. Evans Association

Descriptive Summary

Creator:J. C. Campbell
Title:J. C. Campbell Collection (USS Frank E. Evans Association)
Abstract:The material in this collection is part of the USS Frank E. Evans collection. The Frank E. Evans was a USN Destroyer that collided with the Australian Carrier Melbourne 3 June 1969.
Collection #: 583
Quantity:0.1 linear feet
Repository:The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Scope and Content

Approximately three feet of artifacts, books, newsletters and moving images document J.C. Campbell's experience in Vietnam.


Access Level


Related Items

Digitized Materials in this Collection

Related Collections

  • USS Frank E. Evans Association Collection
  • Admiral Emmett Tidd Collection
  • Florentine F. & Susie Macayan Collection
  • J. C. Campbell Collection
  • Glen Simonsen Collection
  • Michael O'Brien Collection
  • Harold Nicols Collection
  • Carl Lenz Collection
  • Robert Lockwood Collection
  • Steven Allen Guyer Collection
  • Nathan Bezotte Collection
  • Larry Reilly Collection
  • Charles E. Wilson Collection
  • Anthony Kozman Collection
  • William Sullivan Collection
  • Ken Norton Collection
  • Cato Christensen Collection
  • Jerome Fien Collection
  • John Jenkins Collection
  • Harold Higginbottom Collection
  • Nelson D. Salmon Collection
  • Peter Duhe Collection
  • Eldon Kiehler Collection
  • Doug Legg Collection
  • Charles Brown Collection
  • Michael K. Walsh Collection
  • Larry Cuzzupe Collection
  • Chuck Huber Collection
  • William E. Howard Collection
  • Richard Burke Collection
  • Joe Bob Mann Collection
  • Robert Winston Collection
  • Graham Winterflood Collection
  • Don Searle Collection
  • Ken E. Adams Collection

Separated Material


  • The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour by James D. Hornfischer
  • Sailor: Vintage Photos of a Masculine Icon by Kevin Bentley (Signed by the author.)

Museum Objects:

  • Navy issue green blanket
  • 583museum1420: Vietnam Veterans Memorial coin made into medal in presentation box
  • 583museum3149: J.C. Campbell's U.S.S. Frank E. Evans DD754 jacket

Moving Images:

  • USS Frank E. Evans Annual Reunions (1992, 1993, 1994, Collision Re-enactment)
  • USS Frank E. Evans First and Second Annual Reunions
  • 5th Annual Frank E. Evans Reunion (1996)
  • Evans Memorial
  • USS Frank E. Evans Recreated Version of the Collision
  • Less We Forget


  • The Evans Report: February 21, 1999 - March 2002

Administrative Information

Prefered Citation:

[Identification of Item], Box #, Folder #, J. C. Campbell Collection. 5830000000. The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Accession Numbers


Processed by:

C. Peoples

Original Online Finding Aid

Collection Inventory

J. C. Campbell Collection

1172004 Reunion information
Testimony Submitted for S296: Fairness to All Vietnam Service Members Act of 2003. Submitted to US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee by USS Frank E. Evans Association.
119Receipt from Troy Vinson Jewelers for engraving
2 (Oversize)3Long Beach Press-Telegram newspaper article "Navy Memorial in Place" (11 July 2004) (2 copies)