Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Carol Maxwell Collection
Collection Number
140
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-M
Processed by
S. Frizzell, Dec. 2001[Updated: Oct. 2010 by J. Saffell]
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

One folder of poems and letters document Carol Maxwell's son's service in Vietnam, his death due to Agent Orange-related cancer in 1993, and her responses to both. Letters to her son are dated from the 1960s and correpondence to Dr. James Reckner and the poems are dated from the 1990s.

Biographical Note

Carol Maxwell's son, PFC William Maxwell, served with US Marine Air Base Squadron 16 (MABS-16), Marine Air Group 16 (MAG-16), Heavy Equipment, 1968. In 1993, William Maxwell died of Agent Orange-related cancer.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Carol Maxwell Letters - July 11, 1991
1
1
Ind. Coll. - M
Carol Maxwell Letters - October 1996
Carol Maxwell Letters - March 26, 1996
Carol Maxwell Letters - 29 December 1968
Carol Maxwell Letters - 15 February, 1968
Carol Maxwell Letters - March 9, 1997
My Billy (31 July 1991)
My Son (21 July 1993)
My Son (20 August 1993)

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

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