Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Gwen J Braile Collection
Association
Minh Quy Hospital
Collection Number
2481
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.35 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum Objects D226.4; Photograph Collection; 102.4F; D103.2 (Oversize)
Processed by
C. Williams, Jun. 2012[Updated: Jun. 2013 by G. Lerma]
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

Approximately half a linear foot of material related to Minh Quy Hospital donated by Gwen Braile. The collection contains news clippings about the fall of Saigon and the return of some Minh Quy Hospital staff to the United States. There is also a letter and typed journals from Peggy Braile and a letter from George "Humphrey" Christian. There is a copy of Dr. Pat Smith's August - September 1974 Newsletter and a copy of an article about nurses at the Minh Quy Hospital. The collection also contains several photographs of the hospital staff and visitors and a chess set made by Dr. George Christian while imprisoned in Kontum. The majority of the materials date from 1974 to 1975.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Letter from George (Humphrey)
1
1
102.4F
Photocopy of letter dated March 30, 1975 sent from Peggy Braile to the doner (original in Restricted Access)
Article from 'Nursing' newsletter titled 'Yin' July 1974
Journal, including introduction and summary, kept by Dr. Braile while serving several tours in Vietnam at Minh Quy Hospital
Excerpts from letters sent by Peggy Braile to family back home
Newspaper Clipings
1
1
D103.2 (Oversize)

Separated Materials

Photographs
Four black and white photos of patients of Minh Quy Hospital.

VA063888 - VA063891.

VA067368-VA067372.
Museum Objects
2481museum4186 Chess set made out of wood pieces D226.4.
Newsletters
Dr. Pat Smith's Newsletter August-September 1974.

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