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. Letters written by Hilary Smith to her father during her service at Minh Quy Hospital, including letter exchanges between Hilary and other nurses from the hospital. Also included in the donation is an early manuscript draft of Smith's book Lighting Candles, and photocopies of newspaper articles about Minh Quy Hospital. Also two large maps of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand, a Tacitaal Zone map, and a large collection of photographs, and negatives of Minh Quy Hospital.
Basic information on Vietnam
New York Times newspaper clippings from August 1972- April 1975
Vietnam Trip Report October 1-8, 1981
Letters to Hilary from Susan and Pat 1972-1975, plus a drawing of a hut
Letters to Louis Braille from Pat, John, and Rita 1972
Miscellaneous letters from Smith's friends
Articles about the Minh Quy Hospital
List of nurses, medication at Minh Quy Hospital and a Minh Quy newsletter
Letters to Pat Smith September 26, 1971- February 8, 1972 (evelopes behind letters)
Letters to Ames & David 1971
Letter to Jill and Chris 1972
Excerpts from Smith's journal with personal notes
"Lighting Candles" manuscript pages 1-106 with 2 photocopy maps and typed note
"Lighting Candles" manuscript pages 107-233 & i-v
Letters to Hilary from her father August 13, 1971- April 22, 1972
Lighting Candles: Hospital Memories of Vietnam's Montagnards by Hilary Smith, 1988.
519 negatives 120 photos.
II Corps Tacitcal Zone Special Map 1:250,000 Series 1501 Map Drawer Section 12 Drawer 12. National Geographic Magazine Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand 1:1,900,800 Map drawer Section 12 Drawer 12.