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Hannah, John A. (John A. Hannah) (UA 2.1.12) John A. Hannah Papers

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A Review of Vietnamese Administration, a report by Lloyd D. Musolf, September 1, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1910-116-UA2-1-12_000123   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

After acknowledging a lack of knowledge of details, Musolf speculates that issues with Vietnamese administration may include overcentralization, lack of able personnel, and the Vietnamese government administration's inability to capture the imagination of the people.

Author(s): Musolf, Lloyd D.

Item Creation Date: 01 September 1960

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Feb 2015[Updated: 27 Apr 2016]
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A Travesty on Academic Objectivity, circa 1962
Item Number: 6-20-1952-116-UA2-1-12_000189   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

The author of the report writes from Saigon, after having received a copy of the New Republic article "A Crumbling Bastion: Flattery and Lies Won't Save Vietnam". The author retorts the content of the article, calling it "intemperate and unbalanced". The author cites examples

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 1962

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 26 Feb 2015[Updated: 28 Apr 2016]
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A.I.D. Statement on MSU Association with CIA, circa 1966
Item Number: 6-20-195E-116-UA2-1-12_000201   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

The Agency for International Developement (AID) responds to allegations made by the independent magazine 'Ramparts' regarding Michigan State University's employment of CIA agents in South Vietnam. MSU President Hannah denied knowledge of the employment of these agents. This public statement was

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 02 Mar 2015[Updated: 29 Apr 2016]
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Address by Leland Barrows, Regional Director for Near East and South Asia, International Cooperation Administration (former Director, U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam), Before the Conference on "Aid to Vietnam An American Success Story", Sponsored by the American Friends of Vietnam, at the Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C., Friday, April 17, 1959
Item Number: 6-20-18ED-116-UA2-1-12_000088   (Click For More Item Information)
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A transcript of an address given by Leland Barrows, former Director of the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam. Barrows speaks at a gathering of the Friends of Vietnam at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., and reflects on his four years as USOM Director. Barrows discusses

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Author(s): Barrows, Leland

Item Creation Date: 17 April 1959

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Associated Press RTT Newscast Feb. 17 to Tokyo, February 17, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-1953-116-UA2-1-12_000190   (Click For More Item Information)
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Associated Press reporter Malcolm Browne reports on the Michigan State University Group (MSUG) ending their contract with Vietnam, and leaving the country. Browne indicates that Alfred Seelye, MSU Dean of the College of Business and Public Service, returned to Saigon to try to persuade the

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Author(s): Browne, Malcolm W.

Item Creation Date: 17 February 1962

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Background Information for Gardiner's Visit: Memorandum from Lloyd D. Musolf to Ruben V. Austin, June 16, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1916-116-UA2-1-12_000129   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

Lloyd Musolf, Chief Advisor to the Michigan State University Group (MSUG) reports to Ruben Austin, MSUG Coordinator, about strained relations between the MSUG and the United States Operations Mission (USOM). Austin shares this memo, and a June 17, 1960 memo regarding the replacement of Vietnam

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Author(s): Musolf, Lloyd D.

Item Creation Date: 16 June 1960

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Biographic Digest: Vietnamese Parliamentarians, u.d.
Item Number: 6-20-18FB-116-UA2-1-12_000102   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

A listing of members of the National Assembly of Vietnam, and their biographical information.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Biography of Vu Quoc Thong, Rector of the National Institute of Administration, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-18E9-116-UA2-1-12_000084   (Click For More Item Information)
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A biography of Vu Quoc Thong, Director of the National Institute of Administration in Saigon. Thong's biography was assembled in anticipation of his early-September 1958 visit to the campus of Michigan State University. Stanley K. Sheinbaum, Coordinator of the Vietnam Project, sent the biography

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Item Creation Date: September 1958

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Campus Cloaks a 'Spy' Operation, Raises a Dispute in the Midwest, National Observer article, April 18, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-195C-116-UA2-1-12_000199   (Click For More Item Information)
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A reporter from The National Observer in Washington, D.C., writes about the dispute that occurred over the presence of CIA agents in the Michigan State University Group (MSUG) during their time in Saigon from 1955-1962. This information came to light when an independent magazine, Ramparts, accused

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 18 April 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration; Research, Documentation and Diffusion Center; Saigon, Vietnam; August 11, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-18E3-116-UA2-1-12_000080   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 11]

A report from the Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration (EROPA) in Saigon. The purpose of the report is to provide for the establishment and operation of a center devoted to the development of public administration for economic and social development, to carry out the technical

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Author(s): Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration (EROPA)

Item Creation Date: 11 August 1958

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Factual Misstatements in the Ramparts Article of April 1966: Memorandum for the Record by Ralph Smuckler
Item Number: 6-20-1971-116-UA2-1-12_000218   (Click For More Item Information)
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Ralph Smuckler, Dean of International Programs, writes a memorandum on 53 factual inaccuracies in the April 1966 Ramparts magazine article that claimed the Michigan State University Group (MSUG), which provided technical assistance in Vietnam from 1955-1962, was a front for a covert CIA operation.

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Author(s): Smuckler, Ralph H.

Item Creation Date: 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 09 Mar 2015[Updated: 02 May 2016]
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Field Administration Project Recommendations on Reorganization of Refugee Commission, October 21, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-189B-116-UA2-1-12_000031   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Walter W. Mode, Chief of the Michigan State University Group (MSUG) Field Administration Division, to Edward W. Weidner, Chief Advisor of the Vietnam Project. Mode acknowledges the efforts of the MSUG in implementing recommendations to reorganize the Refugee Commission.

Author(s): Mode, Walter W.

Item Creation Date: 21 October 1955

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Fifth Quarterly Report on Vietnam Project: Report from Lloyd D. Musolf to Alfred L. Seelye and Glen L. Taggart, January 27, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-1921-116-UA2-1-12_000140   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lloyd Musolf, Chief Advisor to the Vietnam Project, reports on the expectations of reform in South Vietnam after the attempted coup attempt in November 1960. Musolf also discusses upcoming election plans in Vietnam, in which president Diem is seeking re-election, but his vice-president is not.

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Author(s): Musolf, Lloyd D.

Item Creation Date: 27 January 1961

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 19 Feb 2015[Updated: 27 Apr 2016]
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Further Background for Gardiner Visit: Memorandum from Lloyd D. Musolf to Ruben V. Austin, June 17, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1917-116-UA2-1-12_000130   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lloyd Musolf, Chief Advisor to the Michigan State University Group (MSUG), talks to Ruben Austin, MSUG Coordinator, about the United States Operations Mission's (USOM) decision to cancel the MSUG's communications position without first consulting with them about the idea. Musolf expresses concern

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Author(s): Musolf, Lloyd D.

Item Creation Date: 17 June 1960

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Future of MSUG in Vietnam: Report from Guy H. Fox, February 19, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-1956-116-UA2-1-12_000193   (Click For More Item Information)
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Guy Fox refers to a February 15, 1962 memorandum which described a meeting between himself, Alfred Seelye, and Vietnam Secretary of State Nguyen Dinh Thuan. Fox explains to MSU President Hannah that, although the meeting was cordial, Thuan relayed President Diem's hurt feelings towards articles by

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Author(s): Fox, Guy H.

Item Creation Date: 19 February 1962

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Gardiner Return to Saigon: Memorandum from Lloyd D. Musolf to Ruben V. Austin, July 20, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1914-116-UA2-1-12_000127   (Click For More Item Information)
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Lloyd Musolf reports to Ruben Austin on Arthur Gardiner's recent visit to the United States. During his time in East Lansing, Gardiner remarked, "I didn't see as much of the MSU people as I would have liked, because they weren't available...until near the end of my stay..." Musolf also

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Author(s): Musolf, Lloyd D.

Item Creation Date: 20 July 1960

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Gardiner Visit: Memorandum from Ruben V. Austin to Lloyd D. Musolf, July 26, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1913-116-UA2-1-12_000126   (Click For More Item Information)
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Ruben Austin, Coordinator of the Michigan State University Group (MSUG) writes to Lloyd Musolf, MSUG Chief Advisor, about Arthur Gardiner's recent visit to MSU campus, and the statement that Gardiner made about certain MSU officials being "not available" until near the end of his visit.

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Author(s): Austin, Ruben V.

Item Creation Date: 26 July 1960

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Interview with Murray Baron and Warren Hinckle: Transcript from The Barry Gray Show, May 6, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-195F-116-UA2-1-12_000202   (Click For More Item Information)
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WMCA radio talk show host Barry Guy moderates an interview/debate between Murray Baron, a member of the Executive Committee of American Friends of Vietnam, and Warren Hinckle, executive editor and associate publisher of Ramparts magazine. The main topic of the discussion focuses on the April 1966

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Author(s): Radio TV Reports, Inc.

Item Creation Date: 06 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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John A. Hannah Papers (UA 2.1.12) Finding Aid
Item Number: UA21120000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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John Hannah's papers are comprised of 13 series: Administrative files, General subject files, Committee files, Association files, Miscellaneous correspondence, Speeches, Civil Rights Commission, Publications, Ephemera, Audio-visual, Restricted, Photographs and Display images. Items related to the Vietnam project are taken from the administrative and general subject files. These folders contain correspondence, reports, notes, and newspaper clippings relating to the operation of the overseas program.

Added: 14 Jan 2016[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
Letter from A.A. Lacognata to John A. Hannah, April 20, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-198F-116-UA2-1-12_000247   (Click For More Item Information)
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A.A. Lacognata, a doctoral graduate of MSU living in Gotham, ME, writes to MSU President Hannah in protest of an April 17 New York Times article which reported that the university worked with the CIA from 1959 to 1962. Ã Lacognata refers to the alleged connection as "intellectual

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Author(s): Lacognata, A.A.

Item Creation Date: 20 April 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Alfred L. Seelye to Nguyen Dinh Thuan, February 2, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-1950-116-UA2-1-12_000187   (Click For More Item Information)
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Alfred Seelye, Dean of the College of Business and Public Service, writes to Vietnam Secretary of State Nguyen Dinh Thuan to ascertain whether or not the Government of Vietnam wishes for MSU to continue its work in the country through the National Institute of Administration (NIA) and the Michigan

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Author(s): Seelye, Alfred L.

Item Creation Date: 02 February 1962

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Andres L. Abejo to John A. and Sarah M. Hannah, May 31, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1965-116-UA2-1-12_000208   (Click For More Item Information)
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Andres Abejo, President of the University of the Philippines (UP) Faculty Association, writes to MSU President Hannah with support after negative publicity recently received by MSU's involvement with technical assistance in Vietnam. President Abejo refers to an included newspaper clipping of an

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Author(s): Abejo, Andres L.

Item Creation Date: 31 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Arthur F. Brandstatter to John A. Hannah, May 27, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-18D1-116-UA2-1-12_000063   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Arthur F. Brandstatter, Michigan State University Group (MSUG) Police Administration Advisor (writing from Rome, Italy), to MSU president John A. Hannah. Brandstatter indicates that he is traveling back to the U.S. after a two-week stay in Saigon. He reports to Hannah that he feels

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Author(s): Brandstatter, Arthur F.

Item Creation Date: 27 May 1956

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Bernard O'Brien, Jr., to John A. Hannah, May 4, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-197A-116-UA2-1-12_000227   (Click For More Item Information)
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Michigan State Senator Bernard O'Brien, Jr., writes to MSU President Hannah, thanking him for sending a copy of the university's official statement on the April 1966 Ramparts magazine article on MSU's involvement in Vietnam.

Author(s): O'Brien, Jr., Bernard F.

Item Creation Date: 04 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Bernice Tucker to John A. Hannah, May 25, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-196C-116-UA2-1-12_000215   (Click For More Item Information)
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Bernice Tucker, MSU staff member, writes to MSU President Hannah to offer support in the way he has handled negative press and criticisms regarding the MSU Vietnam Project. Tucker refers to an enclosed envelope from a Mr. Nisbet at the Constitutional Convention, which she included. Hannah replies

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Author(s): Tucker, Bernice

Item Creation Date: 25 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Billie S. Farnum to John A. Hannah, May 4, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-197B-116-UA2-1-12_000228   (Click For More Item Information)
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Billie Farnum, 19th District Representative of Michigan, writes from Washington, D.C., to MSU President Hannah. Ã Farnum thanks Hannah for sending a copy of MSU's official statement in response to the April 1966 Ramparts magazine article regarding MSU's involvement in Vietnam. Ã Farnum indicates

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Author(s): Farnum, Billie S.

Item Creation Date: 04 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Charles C. Killingsworth to John A. Hannah, July 6, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-188B-116-UA2-1-12_000018   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Charles C. Killingsworth, Coordinator of the Vietnam Project, to MSU President John A. Hannah. Killingsworth references a draft of a letter to Val Peterson, Administrator in the Federal Civil Defense Administration in Washington, D.C., in which Peterson is asked to grant a leave of

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Author(s): Killingsworth, Charles

Item Creation Date: 06 July 1955

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Charles C. Killingsworth to John A. Hannah, June 15, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-187C-116-UA2-1-12_000012   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Charles C. Killingsworth, Coordinator and Economics Advisor of the Michigan State University Group, to MSU President John A. Hannah. Killingsworth urges President Hannah to increase the number of police recruits for the Vietnam Project, in order to avoid scrutiny from the Embassy,

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Author(s): Killingsworth, Charles C.

Item Creation Date: 15 June 1955

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Charles C. Killingsworth to John A. Hannah, June 21, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-18B4-116-UA2-1-12_000049   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Charles C. Killingsworth, Coordinator for the Vietnam Project, to MSU President John A. Hannah. Killigsworth informs Hannah that two police specialists have been added to the group of MSU staff going to Saigon in July of that same year.

Author(s): Killingsworth, Charles C.

Item Creation Date: 21 June 1955

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Charles C. Killingsworth to John A. Hannah, September 14, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-1891-116-UA2-1-12_000024   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Charles C. Killingsworth, Coordinator of the Vietnam Project, to MSU President John A. Hannah and Milton E. Muelder, Dean of MSU's College of Science & Arts. Killingsworth refers to an amended contract with the International Cooperation Administration.

Author(s): Killingsworth, Charles C.

Item Creation Date: 14 September 1955

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Charles R. Baugh to John A. Hannah, July 6, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-199C-116-UA2-1-12_000260   (Click For More Item Information)
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Charles Baugh, from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL, writes to MSU President Hannah in defense of his statements against the allegation that the CIA were involved with the MSU project in Vietnam. Ã Baugh compliments Hannah on his effective leadership.

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Author(s): Baugh, Charles R.

Item Creation Date: 06 July 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Dwight L. Stocker to John A. Hannah, April 27, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-199F-116-UA2-1-12_000263   (Click For More Item Information)
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Dwight Stocker, President of KVP Sutherland Paper Company in Kalamazoo, MI, writes to MSU President Hannah to thank him for sending a copy of his official statement on the CIA's involvement with the MSU project in Vietnam.

Author(s): Stocker, Dwight L.

Item Creation Date: 27 April 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, December 29, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1849-116-UA2-1-12_000009   (Click For More Item Information)
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A proposed contract and budget from Edward W. Weidner to President John A. Hannah, detailing expected costs for sending Michigan State College faculty and staff to Vietnam, to assist with their technical expertise.

Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 29 December 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, February 9, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-18A6-116-UA2-1-12_000038   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Edward W. Weidner, Head of the MSU Political Science department, to MSU President John A. Hannah. Weidner suggests to President Hannah that two contracts with MSU (one with the Government of Vietnam, one with the Foreign Operations Administration (FOA)) would be more effective than a

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Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 09 February 1955

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, June 1, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-18D2-116-UA2-1-12_000064   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Edward W. Weidner, advisor through the Foreign Operations Administration, to MSU president John A. Hannah. Weidner thanks Hannah for hosting Rector Nguyen Quang Trinh (National University of Vietnam) and his wife at Hannah's home on May 29, 1956.

Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 01 June 1956

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, March 15, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-18AD-116-UA2-1-12_000042   (Click For More Item Information)
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Letter from Edward W. Weidner, Head of MSU's Political Science department, to MSU President John A. Hannah. Weidner asks Hannah to make administrative arrangements for the Vietnam Project, including designating Professor Charles C. Killingsworth as coordinator of the project upon Weidner's

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Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 15 February 1955

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, November 8, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-18DC-116-UA2-1-12_000073   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Edward W. Weidner, Coordinator of the Vietnam Project, to MSU president John A. Hannah. Weidner informs Hannah of a cable from Wesley R. Fishel in Saigon, in which the Michigan State University Group (MSUG) and the Vietnamese Government were not consulted on a "reversal" of

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Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 08 November 1956

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, October 18, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-184C-116-UA2-1-12_000010   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Edward W. Weidner to President John A. Hannah, stating that he hopes to meet with the President soon to discuss the results of the Indo-China Mission (a trip taken by four Michigan State College professors to help provide the Vietnamese government with technical expertise).

Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 18 October 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, September 12, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-188E-116-UA2-1-12_000021   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Edward W. Weidner, Chief Advisor of the Vietnam Project, to MSU President John A. Hannah. Weidner encourages President Hannah to consider visiting Vietnam in November and/or December of 1955, when the temperatures are cooler. Weidner also suggests to Hannah that he lengthen his

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Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 12 September 1955

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, September 24, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1846-116-UA2-1-12_000008   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Edward W. Weidner, Chief of the Michigan State College Mission to Vietnam, to President John A. Hannah. Weidner thanks President Hannah for his considerations in helping a goodwill trip to Vietnam for Weidner and three of his colleagues possible.

Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 24 September 1954

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Letter from Edward W. Weidner to John A. Hannah, u.d.
Item Number: 6-20-188F-116-UA2-1-12_000022   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Edward W. Weidner, Chief Advisor of the Vietnam Project, to MSU President John A. Hannah and Charles Killingworth. Weidner reports that progress with the Michigan State University Group is encouraging.

Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

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Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from F.G. Cummins to John A. Hannah, April 18, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-198D-116-UA2-1-12_000245   (Click For More Item Information)
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Dr. F.G. Cummins, M.D. of Santa Cruz, CA, writes to MSU President Hannah in protest of MSU's apparent part in conspirational actions in Vietnam. Ã Cummins refers to "more reliable documents" than the Ramparts magazine article. Ã Hannah, in an April 26 letter of reply, encloses a copy of

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Author(s): Cummins, F.G.

Item Creation Date: 18 April 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 10 Mar 2015[Updated: 02 May 2016]
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Letter from Francis H. Horn to John A. Hannah, May 3, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1978-116-UA2-1-12_000225   (Click For More Item Information)
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Francis Horn, President of the University of Rhode Island, writes to MSU President John Hannah. à Horn refers to an adverse editorial in his state's local paper, and provides a copy to Hannah. à Presidentà Horn also suggests that Hannah might send a letter to the editor in response to the

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Author(s): Horn, Francis H.

Item Creation Date: 03 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Frank Madaski to John A. Hannah, April 25, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1992-116-UA2-1-12_000250   (Click For More Item Information)
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Frank Madaski, County Extension Agent from Berrien County, MI, writes to MSU President Hannah, and shares a newspaper article from the April 23, 1966 News-Palladium from Benton Harbor, MI. Ã Madaski shares that he enjoyed Hannah's presentation at a meeting of the Berrien MSU Alumni Assoication, and

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Author(s): Madaski, Frank

Item Creation Date: 25 April 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Fred R. Harris to John A. Hannah, May 6, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1980-116-UA2-1-12_000233   (Click For More Item Information)
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U.S. Senator Fred Harris writes to MSU President Hannah, thanking him for sending the university's official statement on allegations made in the April 1966 issue of Ramparts magazine, in which MSU is accused of using the Michigan State University Group (MSUG) as a covert CIA operation.

Author(s): Harris, Fred R.

Item Creation Date: 06 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Frederick Seitz to John A. Hannah, May 4, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-197C-116-UA2-1-12_000229   (Click For More Item Information)
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Frederick Seitz, President of the National Academy of Sciences, writes to MSU President Hannah to offer encouragement after reading the university's official statement on the April 1966 Ramparts magazine article regarding MSU's involvement in Vietnam.

Author(s): Seitz, Frederick

Item Creation Date: 04 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Gaylord Yost to John A. Hannah, April 26, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1975-116-UA2-1-12_000222   (Click For More Item Information)
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Gaylord Yost, a Michigan State University (MSU) alumni from Cadillac, MI, writes to MSU President Hannah in protest. Ã Yost refers to MSU as an "espionage tool of the Central Intelligence Agency", and expresses his displeasure in the thought that the university showed poor judgment with

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Author(s): Yost, Gaylord

Item Creation Date: 26 April 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Gerald R. Ford to John A. Hannah, May 6, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-1984-116-UA2-1-12_000237   (Click For More Item Information)
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Gerald Ford, Fifth District of Michigan Representative, writes to MSU President Hannah, thanking him for sending a copy of the personal statement made by Hannah in response to an April 1966 Ramparts magazine article regarding MSU's involvement in Vietnam. Ã Ford indicates that he will read the

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Author(s): Ford, Gerald R.

Item Creation Date: 06 May 1966

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Glen L. Taggart to Edward E. Kunze, October 19, 1959
Item Number: 6-20-18F5-116-UA2-1-12_000096   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Glen L. Taggart, Dean of International Programs at MSU, to Edward E. Kunze, Director of the Office of Contract Relations at the International Cooperation Administration (ICA) in Washington, D.C. Taggart asks Kunze for assistance in expediting the release of Ralph Smuckler from his

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Author(s): Taggart, Glen L.

Item Creation Date: 19 October 1959

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

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Letter from Glen L. Taggart to John A. Hannah, April 17, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-1924-116-UA2-1-12_000143   (Click For More Item Information)
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Glen Taggart, Dean of International Programs, writes to MSU president Hannah in response to a letter sent by Lloyd Musolf to Hannah on March 17. Taggart inquires about Musolf's suggestion that Hannah acquaint South Vietnamese president Diem with information on when the National Institute of

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Author(s): Taggart, Glen L.

Item Creation Date: 17 April 1961

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 20 Feb 2015[Updated: 27 Apr 2016]
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