Oral History Interview with William Dunphy, August 31, 1997 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Oral History Interview with William Dunphy, August 31, 1997

Creator

  • Interviewer: Houser-Hess, Lucinda
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Interviewee: Dunphy, William
    Creator Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1997-08-31

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Interview with William Dunphy, an anesthetist and Army veteran from the Vietnam War. In the interview, Dunphy describes some of his experiences while serving as an Army nurse during the Vietnam War. Dunphy discusses what it was like working at the Army hospital in Saigon, Vietnam, and includes details that concern general living accommodations, hospital facilities, relationships between doctors and nurses, work schedules, alcohol abuse by military personnel, drug problems, and American relations with Vietnamese civilians. He also recalls post-war adjustments and a rest and recuperation trip to Hawaii.
  • Physical Description: 31 p. ; 28 cm.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • Keyword: oral histories
  • Keyword: biographies
  • Keyword: interviews
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Personnel - Veterans
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Transportation
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - United States Armed Forces - United States Army
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Wars - Vietnam War
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Medicine
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Medicine - Hospitals
  • Keyword: battles
  • Keyword: casualties
  • Keyword: anesthetists
  • Keyword: operations
  • Keyword: facilities
  • Keyword: fields
  • Keyword: relations
  • Keyword: civilians

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Start Date: 1939-08
  • End Date: 1997-08-31
  • Place Name: Vietnam
  • Place Name: United States - Hawaii
  • Time Period: mod-tim

Collection

  • Name: UNT Oral Histories
    Code: UNTOH

Institution

  • Name: UNT Oral History Program
    Code: UNTOHP

Rights

  • Rights Access: unt
  • Rights Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: Number 1197
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc98976