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Alan Hochstetler Papers

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Correspondence, Memoir, Slides, Clippings, and Miscellaneous Material

Photograph Album, Photographs, and Map of Vietnam



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Alan Hochstetler Papers, 1957- circa 2011 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Alan Hochstetler Papers, 1957- circa 2011Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1958-1961

ID: HM1/996

Primary Creator: Hochstetler, Alan (1939-)

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Date Acquired: 09/12/2011

Subjects: Hochstetler, Alan, 1939-, Mennonite Central Committee, Mennonites - Vietnam, Voluntary service

Forms of Material: Correspondence, Diaries, Photographs, Slides (photographs)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

A set of personal papers documenting Alan Hochstetler's voluntary service work in Vietnam and Korea under the auspices of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).  The papers consist primarily of correspondence from Hochstetler to his family in Nappanee, Indiana.  The letters provide a lot of detail about the daily work and activities of Hochstetler and other MCC volunteers.  In his correspondence, Hochstetler also discusses the weather, major political events, and his relationships with his fellow voluntary service workers.

Other materials in this collection include correspondence from MCC and the selective service, slides and photographs taken during his service work, photographs taken during a 1997 trip to Vietnam, clippings, a Vietnam diary, a hand drawn map of the Leprosarium, the Tidings of the Banmethouoat Leprosarium, a service certificate from MCC, and a nine-page manuscript containing personal reflections and recollections of his service work and his return trips to Vietnam.

Subject/Index Terms

Hochstetler, Alan, 1939-
Mennonite Central Committee
Mennonites - Vietnam
Voluntary service

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 archives box and 1 oversize box

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Acquisition Source: Alan Hochstetler, Acc. 2012-071

Preferred Citation: Alan Hochstetler Papers, 1957-2011.  HM1-996.  Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.


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Box 1: Correspondence, Memoir, Slides, Clippings, and Miscellaneous Material, 1957-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence To Family From Vietnam, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Letters 1 - 67
Folder 2: Correspondence To Family From Vietnam, 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Letters 68 - 119
Folder 3: Correspondence To Family From Korea, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence From MCC, 1958-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Draft Board Correspondence, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Memoir, circa 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Alliance Witness" and "Vietnam Today" Articles, 1968-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "A Brief Account Of The Evangelical Church Of Vietnam" By Pastor Pham-Xuan-Tin, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Passport, Immunization Card, And Driver's License, 1958-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Slides (Photographs), 1958-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Photographs, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Vietnam Diary, February 1959 - July 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Map Of LeprosariumAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: The Tidings Of The Banmethuot LeprosariumAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: MCC Certificate For Service, 1958-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 16: MIscellaneous, 1958Add to your cart.
Box 2 OV: Photograph Album, Photographs, and Map of VietnamAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Map Of Vietnam, circa 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photographs, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photograph Album, 1958-1961, 1997Add to your cart.

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