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Santry Elmer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9214
Scope and Contents Collection includes mission journals and other personal ephemera belonging to Santry Elmer; missionary teaching material; historical reports related to the fall of South Vietnam to northern Communism; and related Church and governmental publications. Subjects of materials relate to Elmer's experience serving as a missionary in Vietnam until missionaries were evacuated in April 1975, their subsequent waiting in Hong Kong, and being reassigned to serve in Vietnamese refugee camps in California....
Dates: approximately 1955-1980; Majority of material found within 1974-1976

David Gardner interview

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3170
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Chinez Chukwurah on August 11, 1985 for the Ray Hillam military history project. Gardner served as an entertainer with the USO before he was drafted in the United States Army. He was trained on high-speed computers and was deployed in Vietnam in 1971 to the Saigon-Tansunut Air Force Base. He repaired computers handled top-secret information that went from Vietnam to important government leaders and agencies. He never saw combat and served in the mission...
Dates: 1985 August 11