Skip to main content

Gwen J. Braile Collection (2481) Finding Aid

Item Number: 24810000000
 Collection
Association:
Minh Quy Hospital

Scope and Contents

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 Newsletter, August-September 1974, and a copy of an article about nurses at the Minh Quy Hospital. A photograph of the hospital staff and visitors [ca.1971-1972], several photographs of hospital staff and Montagnard patients [taken by Dr. John W. Taylor, ca.1972], and a chess set made by Dr. George Christian while imprisoned in Kontum. The majority of the materials date from 1974 to 1975.

Dates

  • 11 June 2012
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.35
Pages
1
Location(s)
Museum Objects D226.4; Photograph Collection; 102.4F; D103.2 (Oversize)
3
Photographs

Four black and white photos of patients of Minh Quy Hospital [Taken by Dr. John. W. Taylor]
VA063888 - VA063891
VA067368-VA067372

Click here to view all Photographs
1
Museum Objects

2481museum4186 Chess set made out of wood pieces D226.4

Click here to view all Museum Objects
1
Newsletters

Dr. Pat Smith's Newsletter August-September 1974

Click here to view all Newsletters
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D057.4]]
  • Box 2 : [2 ] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D103.2 (Oversize) ]]

Inventory

  • Letter from George (Humphrey)
  • 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
3
Photographs

Four black and white photos of patients of Minh Quy Hospital [Taken by Dr. John. W. Taylor]
VA063888 - VA063891
VA067368-VA067372

Click here to view all Photographs
1
Museum Objects

2481museum4186 Chess set made out of wood pieces D226.4

Click here to view all Museum Objects
1
Newsletters

Dr. Pat Smith's Newsletter August-September 1974

Click here to view all Newsletters

Pub Credit Line
24810000000, Gwen J. Braile Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 11 Jun 2012 [Updated: 08 Apr 2016]