Thomas Anthony Dooley Papers, 1932-1988 (S0464)

11 cubic feet, 222 folders, 531 photographs, 13 microfilm rolls, 88 reel-to-reel tapes, 1 film strip, 10 video tapes

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Thomas Anthony Dooley was a physician, naval officer, and humanitarian. He assisted with the evacuation of refugees from Vietnam in 1954-55, established hospitals in Laos and Vietnam in 1956, and was the co-founder of the Medical International Cooperation Organization (MEDICO), which helped build and train staff for hospitals in foreign countries, specifically Southeast Asia. The collection includes book manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, audio and videotapes, scrapbooks, and photographs.