The Imaginative Representations of the Vietnam War Collection contains thousands of examples of the portrayal of the Vietnam War in popular culture. The Collection aims to raise questions and document the sources of developing myths about the war experience, measuring the impact of the original event by seeing how the experience is presented to the public through imaginative renderings. Sources include novels, poetry, films, documentaries, music, literary archives, and ephemera.
Explore genres and collection strengths through our catalog lists:
Vietnam War Literature - Browse all works by American authors
Vietnam War Poetry - Browse all poetic works
Vietnam War Films - Browse motion pictures
Vietnam War Television - Browse made-for-TV movies and television series
Vietnam War Documentaries - Browse documentaries and topical works
Vietnam War Woman Authors - Browse works by women authors
Juvenile Works - Browse works on the Vietnam War for written for young adults
Comic Books - Browse all graphic novels and comic magazines
Bildungsromans - Browse coming-of-age novels
Screenplays - Browse Hollywood and television scripts
The aim of this directory is to record the locations of archival and manuscript collections related to the experience of the Vietnam War. The primary focus is to create a guide to the papers and writings of American veterans whose views were shaped by their wartime experiences. This directory was created by Sarah Seraphin, Special Collections Librarian for the Connelly Library, La Salle University.