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Finding Aid for the Hilary Smith Collection
Hilary Smith Collection
Minh Quy Hospital
Media Type
Finding Aid
Physical Location
D013.7C, Library, Map Drawers section 12 drawer 12, Photograph Collection
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. 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.
Finding Aid,  No Date, Hilary Smith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 1 Dec. 2015. <>.
Pub. Credit Line
23300000000, Hilary Smith Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
Added: 5 Apr 2012[Updated: 22 Jul 2015]

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