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Anne Scahill Collection (1823) Finding Aid

Item Number: 18230000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately two linear feet of slides, audio cassette tapes, transcripts, and artifacts document Anne Scahill's service with the Vietnam Christian Service, a non-governmental organization, from April 1970 through April 1973. Many of the audio tapes contain Anne Scahill's explanations of her slide collections, the item numbers of which will be displayed at the end of the slide explanations in the Separated Materials section of this finding aid. Transcripts of some of the audio tapes are also available in the Inventory section. The audio tapes and transcriptions date from both the war and post-war periods, while the artifacts and slides all date from only the war era. The materials are in fair to good shape.

Dates

  • 02 March 2007

Biographical / Historical

Anne Scahill was born in Kansas City, Missouri. In April 1970 she joined the Vietnam Christian Service (VNCS), a non-governmental international organization under the auspices of Church World Service, the Mennonite Central Committee, and Lutheran World Relief. The goals of the organization was to present a presence other than military through community development, social service, medical, educational and agricultural programs, which would benefit the peoples of Vietnam. She ended her service with VNCS in April 1973. More information of her duties while in Vietnam can be found by viewing the biographical note in the collection inventory below.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
2.0
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections - S; Photograph Collection; Slide Collection; Museum Objects D209.4; Cold Storage Vault
3
Books

A House in Hue, by Omar Eby, 1968
Harmless As Doves, by Mary Sue Rosenberger (signed by author), 1988
Vietnam: Who Cares? by Alee and Winifred Beechy, 1968

1
Photographs

VA050211 - VA050212: Two photographs of Anne Scahill, 1970 & 2004

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16
Slides

11 slides of Hat Boi, Vietnamese Opera (1823AU2445) Box 1(VAS056950-VAS057124) Box2(VAS057125-VAS057306) Box 3(VAS057484-VAS057642) Box 4 (VAS057484-VAS057642) Box 5(VAS057643-VAS057767)
12 slides of Scahill's trip to Bam Me Thout, Vietnam, 1971 (1823AU2446)
72 slides of Scahill's Week-end in DaNang, Vietnam, July 1971 (1823AU2206, cassette tape
and 1823AU2447, CD-R)
35 slides of Scahill's trip to Nha Trang, Vietnam (1823AU2172)
81 slides of Scahill's trip to Pleiku (1823AU2176)
47 slides of Scahill's trip to Tay Ninh and the Cao Dai Temple (1823AU2181A)
132 slides of Scahill's trip to Di Linh (1823AU2182B)
21 slides of the Dedication of the Saigon School of Social Work (1823AU2301)
25 sldies of the National Rehabilitation Institute of Vietnam honoring of Thelma Maw (1823AU2302)
136 slides of Vietnamese women at work (1823AU2303)
22 slides of Scahill's tour of a Saigon TV studio (1823AU2304)
30 slides of the American Women's Organization river tour on Embassy launch in Saigon (1823AU2305)
66 slides of Can Tho, Vietnam and a new school for the blind (1823AU2306)
125 slides of Em Viet - Children of Vietnam (1823AU2307)
5 slides of Koho tribal youths singing (1823AU2308B)

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17
Museum Objects

1823museum2935 - Pansies painted on wood
1823museum2936 - Painted Vietnamese wooden shoes
1823museum2937 - Vietnamese Dong coins (5)
1823museum2938 - Square lacquer jewelry box with fish design
1823museum2969 - Bible in Vietnamese (Kinh Thanh)
1823museum2970 - Rectangular black lacquer jewelry box with gold fish pattern
1823museum2971 - Montagnard textiles: two bookmarks
1823museum2972 - Montagnard textile: Fringed banner
1823museum2973 - Two pillows covered with handwoven Montagnard skirt material
1823museum2974 - Two lacquerware chopstick holders and a pair of chopsticks
1823museum2975 - Miniature four-string musical instrument
1823museum2976 - Four-paneled folding scene in lacquer, gold, and eggshell
1823museum2977 - Montagnard knife and case
1823museum2978 - Black lacquer serving tray
1823museum2979 - Lavender Ao Dai with black pants
1823museum2980 - Green Ao Dai with gold design and matching pants
1823museum4244-- D209.4-- Blue plastic slides case

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1
Electronic Media

1823EM0373 - Transcript of audio tape 1823AU2176 - My Trip to Pleiku, Vietnam (3.5" Floppy Disk)

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26
Audio

1823AU2172 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Trip to Nha Tran, Vietnam (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2173 - Report from Saigon/1st Impressions (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2174 - Em Diem/views (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2175 - Em Dem, etc. (illegible) & letter (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2176 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: A Trip to Pleiku (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2445 - Hat Boi, Vietnamese Opera (Cassette Tape)
1823AU2177 - Saigon Report to Trinity (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2178 - Sights and Side Trips in Saigon - 1970/All School Party - St. Paul School of Theology (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2179 - UMC Fund for Reconciliation in Vietnam (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2180 - National Rehab/Honors Thelma Maw/K'Sett, K'Diem & K'nip
Koho (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2181 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Tay Ninh & Cao Dai Religion and Koho Tribal Music (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2182 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: My Visit to Di Linh, Vietnam and Dak To Weekend (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2206 - Scahill # 7 Weekend in DaNang (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2447 - Explanation of Scahill's Slides: Week-end in DaNang, Track 1, Scahill #7, (CD-R) linked to 1823AU2206 above
1823AU2299 - Vietnamese Music - Khanh Ly: Hat Cho Que Huong VN (Audio Cassette) - 2 copies
1823AU2300 - Vietnamese Music - Hac Pham Duy (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2301 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Dedication of Saigon School of Social Work (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2302 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: The National Rehabilitation Insitute of Vietnam Honors Thelma Maw (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2303 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Women at Work in Vietnam (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2304 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Tour of Saigon TV Studio (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2305 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Saigon River Tour on Embassy Launch (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2306 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Can Tho, Vietnam & New School for the Blind (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2307 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Em Viet - Children of Vietnam (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2308 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Saigon Sights and Sounds and Koho Tribal Music (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2446 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Visit to Bam Me Thout, Vietnam, 1971 (Cassette Tape)

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D059.3 ]]

Inventory

  • Anne Louise Scahill biographical note
  • Transcript/slide captions of Vietnamese women at work (1823AU2303)
  • Transcript/slide captions of Em Viet - Children of Vietnam (1823AU2307)
  • Transcript/slide captions of Scahill's visit to Di Linh (1823AU2182B)
  • Transcript/slide captions of Scahill's trip to Pleiku (1823AU2176)
  • Transcript of "Hat Boi" Vietnamese Opera (1823AU2445)
3
Books

A House in Hue, by Omar Eby, 1968
Harmless As Doves, by Mary Sue Rosenberger (signed by author), 1988
Vietnam: Who Cares? by Alee and Winifred Beechy, 1968

1
Photographs

VA050211 - VA050212: Two photographs of Anne Scahill, 1970 & 2004

Click here to view all Photographs
16
Slides

11 slides of Hat Boi, Vietnamese Opera (1823AU2445) Box 1(VAS056950-VAS057124) Box2(VAS057125-VAS057306) Box 3(VAS057484-VAS057642) Box 4 (VAS057484-VAS057642) Box 5(VAS057643-VAS057767)
12 slides of Scahill's trip to Bam Me Thout, Vietnam, 1971 (1823AU2446)
72 slides of Scahill's Week-end in DaNang, Vietnam, July 1971 (1823AU2206, cassette tape
and 1823AU2447, CD-R)
35 slides of Scahill's trip to Nha Trang, Vietnam (1823AU2172)
81 slides of Scahill's trip to Pleiku (1823AU2176)
47 slides of Scahill's trip to Tay Ninh and the Cao Dai Temple (1823AU2181A)
132 slides of Scahill's trip to Di Linh (1823AU2182B)
21 slides of the Dedication of the Saigon School of Social Work (1823AU2301)
25 sldies of the National Rehabilitation Institute of Vietnam honoring of Thelma Maw (1823AU2302)
136 slides of Vietnamese women at work (1823AU2303)
22 slides of Scahill's tour of a Saigon TV studio (1823AU2304)
30 slides of the American Women's Organization river tour on Embassy launch in Saigon (1823AU2305)
66 slides of Can Tho, Vietnam and a new school for the blind (1823AU2306)
125 slides of Em Viet - Children of Vietnam (1823AU2307)
5 slides of Koho tribal youths singing (1823AU2308B)

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17
Museum Objects

1823museum2935 - Pansies painted on wood
1823museum2936 - Painted Vietnamese wooden shoes
1823museum2937 - Vietnamese Dong coins (5)
1823museum2938 - Square lacquer jewelry box with fish design
1823museum2969 - Bible in Vietnamese (Kinh Thanh)
1823museum2970 - Rectangular black lacquer jewelry box with gold fish pattern
1823museum2971 - Montagnard textiles: two bookmarks
1823museum2972 - Montagnard textile: Fringed banner
1823museum2973 - Two pillows covered with handwoven Montagnard skirt material
1823museum2974 - Two lacquerware chopstick holders and a pair of chopsticks
1823museum2975 - Miniature four-string musical instrument
1823museum2976 - Four-paneled folding scene in lacquer, gold, and eggshell
1823museum2977 - Montagnard knife and case
1823museum2978 - Black lacquer serving tray
1823museum2979 - Lavender Ao Dai with black pants
1823museum2980 - Green Ao Dai with gold design and matching pants
1823museum4244-- D209.4-- Blue plastic slides case

Click here to view all Museum Objects
1
Electronic Media

1823EM0373 - Transcript of audio tape 1823AU2176 - My Trip to Pleiku, Vietnam (3.5" Floppy Disk)

Click here to view all Electronic Media
26
Audio

1823AU2172 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Trip to Nha Tran, Vietnam (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2173 - Report from Saigon/1st Impressions (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2174 - Em Diem/views (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2175 - Em Dem, etc. (illegible) & letter (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2176 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: A Trip to Pleiku (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2445 - Hat Boi, Vietnamese Opera (Cassette Tape)
1823AU2177 - Saigon Report to Trinity (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2178 - Sights and Side Trips in Saigon - 1970/All School Party - St. Paul School of Theology (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2179 - UMC Fund for Reconciliation in Vietnam (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2180 - National Rehab/Honors Thelma Maw/K'Sett, K'Diem & K'nip
Koho (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2181 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Tay Ninh & Cao Dai Religion and Koho Tribal Music (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2182 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: My Visit to Di Linh, Vietnam and Dak To Weekend (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2206 - Scahill # 7 Weekend in DaNang (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2447 - Explanation of Scahill's Slides: Week-end in DaNang, Track 1, Scahill #7, (CD-R) linked to 1823AU2206 above
1823AU2299 - Vietnamese Music - Khanh Ly: Hat Cho Que Huong VN (Audio Cassette) - 2 copies
1823AU2300 - Vietnamese Music - Hac Pham Duy (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2301 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Dedication of Saigon School of Social Work (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2302 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: The National Rehabilitation Insitute of Vietnam Honors Thelma Maw (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2303 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Women at Work in Vietnam (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2304 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Tour of Saigon TV Studio (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2305 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Saigon River Tour on Embassy Launch (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2306 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Can Tho, Vietnam & New School for the Blind (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2307 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Em Viet - Children of Vietnam (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2308 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Saigon Sights and Sounds and Koho Tribal Music (Audio Cassette)
1823AU2446 - Explanations of Scahill's Slides: Visit to Bam Me Thout, Vietnam, 1971 (Cassette Tape)

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Pub Credit Line
18230000000, Anne Scahill Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 02 Mar 2007 [Updated: 26 Nov 2012]