Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Richard H. MacKinnon Collection
Collection Number
2494
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-M D058.6; Museum Objects D226.4;
Processed by
R. Nanes, Nov. 2012[Updated: Jul. 2013 by R. Nanes]
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 photos, slides, artifacts and a booklet documenting Richard H. MacKinnon's time in Vietnam as a contractor for the Philco Corporation from 1962 - 1964. The collection contains photos and slides of Saigon, Pleiku, Bien Hoa and several villages. Additionally the collection contains some fold out tourist maps of Saigon, some Vietnamese money, and a booklet entitled The Sacred Flame about Buddhist's plight in Vietnam

Biographical Note

Richard H. MacKinnon was a contractor for the Philco Corporation and worked in Vietnam from 1962 to 1964.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Business card from the '4 Sisters Bar' and ticket stub
1
1
D058.6
Booklet: The Sacred Flame
1
1
oversize

Separated Materials

Photographs
VA066045-VA066160.
Slides
Two-Hundred-and-Ninety slides, with captions.
Museum Objects
2494museum4230--D226.4--One Hundred Dong Bank Note.

2494museum4231--D226.4--Vetnam Fifty Su Coin.

2494museum4232--D226.4--Vietnam 10 Su Coin.

2494museum4233--D226.4--Hong Kong Fifty Cent Coin.

2494museum4234--D226.4--Hong Kong Ten Cent Coin.

2494museum4235--D226.4-- two, Indochine Twenty Cent Coins.

2494museum4236--D226.4--Six, Vietnam One Dong coins.

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