Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Hilary Smith Collection
Association
Minh Quy Hospital
Collection Number
2330
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D013.7C, Library, Map Drawers section 12 drawer 12, Photograph Collection
Processed by
R. Nanes, Mar. 2012[Updated: Apr. 2014 by R. Rapp]

Scope and Content

Book titled Lighting Candles: Hospital Memories of Vietnam's Montagnards by Hilary Smith documents the activities from 1971-1973 at Minh Quy Hospital which was established by Dr. Pat Smith of Seattle to care for Montagnards in Kontum in the Vietnamese Central Highlands.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
basic information on Vietnam, and New York Times newspaper clippings from August 1972- April 1975
1
1
D013. 7C
Vietnam Trip Report October 1-8, 1981
2
Letters to Hilary from Susan and Pat 1972-1975, and drawing
3
Letters to Louis Braille from Pat, John, and Rita 1972
4
Miscellaneous letters of Smith's friends
5
Artiles of hospital
6
List of nurses, medication at Minh Quy, and a Minh Quy paper
7
Letters to Pat Smith September 26, 1971- February 8, 1972 (evelopes behind letters)
8
Letters to Ames & David 1971 & Jill and Chris 1972
9
Excerpts from Smith's journal with personal notes, and Vietnam Dreams
10
"Lighting Candles" manuscript pg. 1-106 with 2 photocopy maps and typed note
11
"Lighting Candles: pg. 107-233 & i-v
12
Letters to Hilary from her father August 13, 1971- April 22, 1972
13

Separated Materials

Books
Lighting Candles: Hospital Memories of Vietnam's Montagnards by Hilary Smith, 1988.
Photographs
519 negatives & 120 photos.
Maps
II Corps Tacitcal Zone Special Map 1:250,000 Series 1501.

National Geographic Magazine Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand 1:1,900,800 Map drawer Section 12 Drawer 12.