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John Taylor Collection (2776) Finding Aid

Item Number: 27760000000
 Collection
Association:
Minh Quy Hospital

Content Description

The collection consists of less than a quarter of a linear foot of photocopied textual records, photographs, and electronic media documenting Dr. John Taylor's experience working at Minh Quy Hospital in Kontum, South Vietnam from 1971 to 1973. The materials include articles, correspondence (including some letters in Vietnamese), Dr. Taylor's order to report for induction into the US Armed Forces, clippings, and a list of Minh Quy Hospital projects. Correspondence subjects include Dr. Taylor's antiwar advocacy efforts, his struggle with the military draft, and his service at Minh Quy Hosptial. Many of the documents include translations and other notes provided by Dr. Taylor. The materials date from 1968 to 1975.

The collection also includes one CD donated to the archive by Dr. John Taylor. The CD contains scans of correspondence about the Minh Quy hospital written by Dr. Taylor and other volunteers and staff members of the hospital. The correspondence talks about the operations of the hospital, the staff's efforts to get support for the hospital, the movement of the hospital due to the dangers of war, and personal correspondence between Taylor and other hospital staff. The CD also contains photos taken by Dr. Taylor while volunteering at the hospital. The materials are dated 1971 through 1975.

Dates

  • Usage: 1968 to 1975
Title
Finding Aid
Author
Amy Mondt
Date
2016-09-22
Length (Linear Feet)
1
Pages
1
Language of description
English
523
Photographs

Photographs depicting scenes from Dr. John Taylor's time in Kontum, South Vietnam from 1971 to 1973. Subjects include Vietnamese villagers (including hospital patients), nuns working at Minh Quy Hospital, Montagnard refugees, different sections of Minh Quy Hospital, and views of the region (including villages, street scenes, and aerial views). Color, b&w; 4 x 6 inches

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3
Electronic Media

CD containing photographs and correspondence about Minh Quy Hospital from Dr. John Taylor. 2776EM0631

2 CDs containing photographs and correspondence about Minh Quy Hospital from Dr. John Taylor, as well as summaries giving information about Kontum, Minh Quy Hospital, and the circumstances leading Dr. Taylor to work there. 2776EM0733, 2776EM0734

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D059.5 ]]

Inventory

  • Summary of John Taylor's experience in Kontum, South Vietnam December 4, 2016
  • Correspondence related to John Taylor's antiwar advocacy 1968-1975
  • Correspondence related to John Taylor's struggle with the draft; Taylor's draft call 1968-1974
  • Clippings and correspondence related to John Taylor's service at Minh Quy Hospital 1972-1975
523
Photographs

Photographs depicting scenes from Dr. John Taylor's time in Kontum, South Vietnam from 1971 to 1973. Subjects include Vietnamese villagers (including hospital patients), nuns working at Minh Quy Hospital, Montagnard refugees, different sections of Minh Quy Hospital, and views of the region (including villages, street scenes, and aerial views). Color, b&w; 4 x 6 inches

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3
Electronic Media

CD containing photographs and correspondence about Minh Quy Hospital from Dr. John Taylor. 2776EM0631

2 CDs containing photographs and correspondence about Minh Quy Hospital from Dr. John Taylor, as well as summaries giving information about Kontum, Minh Quy Hospital, and the circumstances leading Dr. Taylor to work there. 2776EM0733, 2776EM0734

Click here to view all Electronic Media

Pub Credit Line
27760000000, John Taylor Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 22 Sep 2016 [Updated: 19 Jun 2017]