The collection is comprised of Harriet Mills McKay's diaries, manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs, relating primarily
to conditions in the Philippines under Japanese occupation in World War II. It also includes manuscripts written by her daughter,
Mary Maynard and another American, Evelyn Burchfield, relating to the same subject.
Harriet Mills McKay was born on November 6, 1896. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Mills. She graduated from
Park River High School, North Dakota, and later from the University of North Dakota in 1920 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.
Harriet married Douglas McKay soon after her graduation and had two children, Robert and Mary.
4 manuscript boxes
(1.6 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection is open for research.