Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
William Giles Collection
Collection Number
1274
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
D043.6D
Processed by
J. Saffell, May. 2007
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

The William Giles collection includes an undated poem written by Giles, a photograph of Giles in Vietnam; an article describing the attack on Cu Chi base camp, and 18 folders filled with love letters written by Giles while in Vietnam to Ernestine Lott. (1967-1968).

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
1967 Letters -Jan 7,12,
1
1
D043.6D
1967 Letters- Jun 25,
2
1967 Letters- July 1,17,23
3
1967 Letters- Aug 11
4
1967 Letters- Oct 2-22
5
1967 Letters- Sept 7-30
6
1967 Letters- Nov 2-30
7
1967 Letters- Dec 3-31
8
1968 Letters- Jan 2-29,
9
1968 Letters -Feb 2-26
10
1968 Letters -March 1-24
11
1968 Letters- Apr 3-29
12
1968 Letters- May 3-29
13
1968 Letters-Jun 1-29
14
1968 Letters-July 5-30
15
1968 Letters-Aug 1-23
16
Undated poem, printed undated letters, copy of article describing the attack on Cu Chi base camp. Undated poem from Bill Giles, 2 additional copies of the poem with abstracts from letters written by William Giles
17
Newspaper article from Dec 6, 1967 letter describing the attack on Cu Chi base camp.
18

Separated Materials

Photographs
Double photo of William S. Giles II VA036177.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Oral History

An Oral History Interview has been conducted with this individual. Use the link below to view a record for this interview.

Although the interview has been conducted, the audio and/or the transcript may not yet be available.