Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Howard S. Hirsch Collection
Association
12th Evacuation Hospital
Collection Number
1472
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-H, Cold Storage
Processed by
C. Trobridge, Nov. 2004[Updated: Jul. 2005 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

CD-Rom containing images from Howard Hirsch's time in Vietnam with the 12th Evacuation Hospital at Cu Chi, Forty-seven audio tapes containing correspondence between Howard Hirsch and his family, and Operation reports from the 12th Evacuation Hospital, September 1968 to October 1969.

Biographical Note

Howard S. Hirsch was born in Chicago, Illinois on 13 June 1935. He was drafted into the United States Army in September 1967 and served a tour of duty in Vietnam as a doctor with the 12th Evacuation Hospital in Cu Chi from September 1968 to September 1969. Hirsch received a Bronze Star during his tour of duty and was discharged with the rank of Major following its conclusion.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Photocopies of operation reports from the 12th Evacuation Hospital: September 17, 1968 - February 19, 1969 (Originals in restricted access).
1
1
Individual Collections - H
Photocopies of operation reports from the 12th Evacuation Hospital: February 20, 1969 - April 17, 1969 (Originals in restricted access).
2
Photocopies of operation reports from the 12th Evacuation Hospital: April 18, 1969 - July 31, 1969 (Originals in restricted access).
3

Separated Materials

Electronic Media
1472EM0256: CD-Rom containing images from the 12th Evacuation Hospital at Cu Chi Sept. 1968-Sept. 1969.
Audio
1472AU1536 - 1472AU1580: Correspondence between Howard Hirsch and his family, September 1968 - October 1969.

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.