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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alton Craig Curtis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8451
Scope and Contents Contains photographs, letters, memorabilia, newsletters, reports, and other material produced or collected by Curtis. Materials document his early life and education, as well as his missionary service. Also includes materials from Curtis's military service in Vietnam. Items date from between 1943 and 1972.
Dates: 1943-1972

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

Brad Patterson interview with Hyde Taylor

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3030
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview conducted by Brad Patterson on 25 Feb. 1985 for Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. Taylor talks about being deployed to Vietnam in 1966 and in 1970. He tells about his experiences in combat and discusses his membership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while he was at war.
Dates: 1985 February 25