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Donald H. Smith collection

Donald H. Smith collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Donald H. Smith collection
Creator: Smith, Donald H., 1944-
Inclusive Dates: 1969-1970
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number: ms3942
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Donald H. "Don" Smith was born April 12, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia. He served the United States Army in the 4th Infantry Division from 1969-1970 in Vietnam. Smith was the editor of the 4th Infantry Division publication The Ivy Leaf and a war correspondent for Stars and Stripes newspaper.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, writing, and assorted printed material from Donald H. Smith's service in the 4th Infantry Division of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Included are two issues of The Steadfast and Loyal and five issues of The Ivy Leaf, publications of the 4th Infantry Division.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Donald H. Smith collection, ms3942, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Soldiers -- United States.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 4th
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1969
12-3Correspondence, 1970
14Correspondence, undated
15Special orders, 1970 August 29
17Forms, 1970
18Printed material
19Espirit vol. 1, no. 3, 1970 Spring
110Photographs of Donald H. Smith, 1969-1970, undated
115Photograph album
1The Steadfast and Loyal vol. 1, no. 27, 1969 November 16
1The Steadfast and Loyal vol. 1, no. 32, 1969 December 21
1The Ivy Leaf vol. 4, no. 18, 1970 May 31
1The Ivy Leaf vol. 4, no. 19, 1970 June 7
1The Ivy Leaf vol. 4, no. 23, 1970 July 5
1The Ivy Leaf Souvenir Edition, November 1970
1The Ivy Leaf vol. 4, no. 42, 1970 November 22
1Map of "Saigon & vicinity"