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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to Dr. Ho Quan Phuoc, 8 July, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-10-116-UA17-95_000015   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Wesley Fishel writes to Dr. Ho Quan Phuoc ("Manny") to thank him for the letter that he had received regarding the hunting permit for Mr. Zimmerman to hunt in Vietnam.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R.

Item Creation Date: 08 July 7 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Report on the Proposed Organization of the Law Enforcement Agencies of the Republic of Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-11B-116-UA17-95_000306   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 25]

This report details a proposed reorganization of the Vietnamese Bureau of Investigation, the Civil Guard, and municipal police departments. These proposals include a consolidation of administrative power within the police department, redirecting funds to new equipment and training, and

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Author(s): Howard W. Hoyt

Item Creation Date: April 4 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Organization of the Department of Economic Affairs, 7 June 1955
Item Number: 6-20-118-116-UA17-95_000309   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 11]

This document is a translation of an overview of the organization of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs of the Republic of Vietnam.

Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 07 June 6 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Michigan State University Participants
Item Number: 6-20-11D-116-UA17-95_000307   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 24]

A list of Vietnamese participants in Michigan State-sponsored study programs or internships in the United States during the course of the MSUG. The list includes names, dates of departure and return, field, and place of study and/or employment.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1950

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Howard Hoyt to Ralph Smuckler, February 6, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-11F-116-UA17-95_000322   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

A letter sent by Howard Hoyt to Ralph Smuckler, the Chief Adviser of the Michigan State University Advisory Group. The letter contains a reprinted portion of a report on a survey of the Municipal Police Department of the city of Can Tho in 1956.

Author(s): Howard W. Hoyt

Item Creation Date: 06 February 2 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Foy Kohler to Wesley Fishel, 1 August, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-12-116-UA17-95_000017   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

The deputy assistant secretary for European Affairs, Foy Kohler thanks Wesley Fishel for his letter on July 25.

Author(s): Kohler, Foy

Item Creation Date: 01 August 8 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Public Administration Team, Second Report December 1955
Item Number: 6-20-121-116-UA17-95_000314   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 36]

The second report issued by the Michigan State University Advisory Group concerning public administration in the Republic of Vietnam. The report details several aspects of the MSUG's work, including the police project, the field administration project, the presidency project, the participant

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Author(s): Edward Weidner

Item Creation Date: 31 December 12 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Public Administration Team, Third Report June 1956
Item Number: 6-20-122-116-UA17-95_000315   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 28]

The third report of the Michigan State University Advisory Group's projects in Vietnam. These projects include work in police training, field administration, the national institute, and others.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 30 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Public Administration Team, Fourth Report December 1956
Item Number: 6-20-123-116-UA17-95_000317   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 28]

The fourth report issued by the Michigan State Advisory Group. The report includes work in police training, field administration, the National Institute of Administration, the executive office, and other realms of governance.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 31 December 12 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Public Administration Team, Refugees Commissariat - Recommendations for Proposed Field&#0A;Organization. Report September 1955
Item Number: 6-20-124-116-UA17-95_000318   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

A report issued by the Michigan State University Advisory Group concerning the flow of refugees in South Vietnam. The report consists of several proposals to help direct the flow of refugees and to establish living zones for those entering the country, and the administrative steps that should be

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Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 20 September 9 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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A Preliminary Report on the Proposed Reorganization of the Vietnamese Bureau of Investigation, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-127-116-Ua17-95_000321   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 39]

A report on the Vietnamese Bureau of Investigation conducted by the Michigan State University Police Advisory Staff. The report includes equipment inventory, training procedures, staff numbers and locations, and other overview information about the VBI. The report also includes a proposed

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Author(s): MSU Police Advisory Staff

Item Creation Date: July 7 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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In-Service Training. Work Plan and Statement of Philosophy October 1955
Item Number: 6-20-136-116-UA17-95_000325   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

A mission statement for the MSUG's training of employees of the South Vietnamese government. The statement outlines the MSUG's goals, strategy, objectives, and expectations regarding the Vietnamese personal being trained.

Author(s): Wickert, Frederic

Item Creation Date: 03 October 10 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Economic Information, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-13E-116-UA17-95_000365   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

This document contains information about the Republic of Vietnam's economy in 1957, published by the Embassy of Vietnam in Washington D.C.

Author(s): Embassy of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The American Community School, Saigon, South Vietnam, 1956-1957
Item Number: 6-20-140-116-UA17-95_000367   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 25]

This document is a brief overview of the organization and activities of the American Community School in Saigon, set up by Americans as a place for American children to attend school while their parents were working in South Vietnam. The school offered schooling from first grade to high school

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Author(s): The American Community School

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Investment in Vietnam, circa 1957
Item Number: 6-20-13D-116-UA17-95_000364   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 20]

This document is a report, published by the Embassy of the Republic of Vietnam in the United States, concerning foreign investment in the country, with the goal of encouraging it.

Author(s): Embassy of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Monthly Report of the Michigan State University Group, September 1957
Item Number: 6-20-145-116-UA17-95_000328   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A report sent from Dr. Wesley Fishel to Michigan State University describing the activities of each division of the Michigan State University Advisory Group for September 1957.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 11 September 9 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Monthly Report of the Michigan State Advisory Group, September 1957
Item Number: 6-20-146-116-UA17-95_000329   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

A report sent from Dr. Wesley Fishel to Michigan State University describing the activities of each division of the Michigan State University Advisory Group for October 1957.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 08 October 10 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Monthly Report of the Michigan State University Advisory Group, October 1957
Item Number: 6-20-148-116-UA17-95_000330   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

A report sent from Dr. Wesley Fishel to Michigan State University describing the activities of each division of the Michigan State University Advisory Group for November 1957.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 07 November 11 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Monthly Report of the Michigan State University Advisory Group, November 1957
Item Number: 6-20-14C-116-UA7-95_000376   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

A report sent from Dr. Wesley Fishel to Michigan State University describing the activities of each division of the Michigan State University Advisory Group for October 1957.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 10 December 12 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Report and Recommendations on the Reorganization of the Presidency of Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-14E-116-UA17-95_000332   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 43]

A report issued by the Michigan State University Advisory Group that suggests possible changes to the office of the presidency in the Republic of Vietnam. These changes include improving efficiency, coordination, scheduling, delegation of tasks, and the role of the President's cabinet.

Author(s): Dorsey, John T.

Item Creation Date: 15 November 11 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Political Parties in Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-14F-116-UA17-95_000333   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A brief breakdown of the political parties represented in the first elected legislature in the Republic of Vietnam, with the average age of deputies.

Author(s): Embassy of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 06 February 2 1959

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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A series of correspondence between Wesley R. Fishel and Herman Pritchett, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-15-116-UA17-95_000020   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This is a series of letters written between Wesley R. Fishel and Herman Pritchett regarding Fishel's help with the Midwest Journal of Political Science.

Author(s): Pritchett, Herman Fishel, Wesley R.

Item Creation Date: 0 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen Tran to the President of South Vietnam, 8 September, 1967
Item Number: 6-20-150-116-UA17-95_000376   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

In this letter, Nguyen Tran writes to the president of the Republic of Vietnam to complain about the treatment of his political party in the 1967 elections. He claims electoral fraud and coercion.

Author(s): Nguyen Tran

Item Creation Date: 08 September 9 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Finance Department Report, December 1956
Item Number: 6-20-156-116-UA17-95_000290   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A report created during the review of the Ministry of Finance that outlines forms of public finance and financial organization in precolonial and colonial times in Vietnam.

Author(s): Mode, Walter

Item Creation Date: 03 December 12 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Embassy of Vietnam: Press and Information Service, Volume 1 No. 1, 4 March 1955
Item Number: 6-20-15A-116-UA17-95_000385   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

This document contains the Embassy of Vietnam's Information Service Publication, Volume 1 No. 1. It contains material about Ngo Dinh Diem's reforms, military news, relations with the United States, and other news.

Author(s): Embassy of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 04 March 3 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Embassy of Vietnam: Press and Information Service, Volume 1 No. 2, 11 March 1955
Item Number: 6-20-15B-116-UA17-95_000386   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

This document contains the Embassy of Vietnam's Information Service Publication, Volume 1 No. 2. It contains information on national affairs (including the Buddhist Socialist Party), about relations between South Vietnam and other Asian states, between South Vietnam and the United States, and

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Author(s): Embassy of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 11 March 3 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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National Income Accounts for Vietnam in 1954, 21 March 1956
Item Number: 6-20-E9-116-UA17-95_000263   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 24]

This document was produced by the sub-committee for Estimating National Income of the Joint Working Party on Economic Resources. The focus of the document is how to calculate a gross national product for the purposes of fiscal administration and taxation.

Author(s): Bui Van Thinh Lindholm, Richard W

Item Creation Date: 21 March 3 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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A Program of Economic Restauration in Vietnam by Long Term Loans, Nguyen Dien, 23 February 1956
Item Number: 6-20-EA-116-UA17-95_000264   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 32]

This document is a winter term paper topic by Nguyen Dien, a political-science student who was a Vietnam Project participant of I.C.A. Program at Michigan State University. The paper focuses on restoring South Vietnam's economy through long-term loans.

Author(s): Nguyen Dien

Item Creation Date: 23 February 2 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Dr. Ho Quan Phuoc to Wesley Fishel, 27 June, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-F-116-UA17-95_000014   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Director of the National Office of Tourism of Vietnam ( Dr. Ho Quan Phuoc) writes to Wesley Fishel regarding a hunting permit for Mr. Lewis Zimmerman to hunt in Vietnam.

Author(s): Phuoc, Dr. Ho Quan

Item Creation Date: 27 June 6 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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A Suggested Plan for the Vietnamese Government in the fields of Information, Propaganda, and Psychological Warfare, Undated
Item Number: 6-20-F5-116-UA17-95_000271   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

This document is a brief outline of a plan for how the South Vietnamese government will use information, propaganda and psychological warfare top counter the influence of communists in the Republic of Vietnam.

Author(s): Wesley Fishel

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Report on the Organization of the Department of Education
Item Number: 6-20-F6-116-UA17-95_000233   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 44]

A report that outlines South Vietnam's educational system, problems within the educational system, and the MSUG's proposed solutions to those problems.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 30 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The Constitution of the Republic of Vietnam, 26 October 1956
Item Number: 6-20-F7-116-UA17-95_000272   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 29]

This document is the constitution of the Republic of Vietnam from 1956.

Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 26 October 10 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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A.I.D Financing for Commodity Shipments to Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-A2-116-UA17-95_000179   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 38]

This set of documents outlines the proper forms for ordering supplies into Vietnam through the Agency for International Development (A.I.D.). Contained within are order and shipping forms, as well as some rules regarded the purchasing, shipping, and crediting process.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Kai E. Rasmussen to Dr. Wesley R. Fishel, 4 June, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-B-116-UA17-95_000010   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

Kai E. Rasmussen from the Special Operations Research Office at The American University asks Wesley R. Fishel to serve as a consultant on Project PROSYMS. The letter is followed by a seven page document that is titled "General Introduction to Project PROSYMS for new SORO Consultants" and

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Author(s): Rasmussen, Kai E.

Item Creation Date: 04 June 6 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Memorandum from Wesley Fishel to Ambassador Collins. 11 December 1954
Item Number: 6-20-BA-116-UA17-95_000199   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This document is a memo that Wesley Fishel wrote to Ambassador J. Lawton Collins the role of Dr. Phan Huy Quat in the cabinet of the RVN government.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 11 December 12 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Correspondence 1955
Item Number: 6-20-BD-116-UA17-95_000203   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

This folder contains correspondence between Michigan State Advisory Group members (including Wesley Fishel, Edward Weidner, Walter Mode and Charles Killingsworth), as well as documents about Vietnamese political figures (including Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Nguyen Thai, Tran Long, Tu Bo Chuong).

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: May 5 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Lewis Zimmerman to the Vietnam Ambassador, June 1958
Item Number: 6-20-C-116-UA17-95_000011   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Lewis Zimmerman, a graduate from Michigan Agricultural College in 1920, writes to the Vietnam Ambassador regarding his interest in obtaining permits to hunt in Vietnam. A reply letter to Lewis Zimmerman and a memorandum are included.

Author(s): Zimmerman, Lewis

Item Creation Date: 03 June 6 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Fertilizing instructional poster, undated
Item Number: 6-20-CA-111-UA17-95_000165_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This poster shows several farmers in a field. The text on the left-hand side reads, "Right way, Sugar cane grown with fertilizer." The text on the right-hand side reads, "Wrong way, sugar cane planted without fertilizer."

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Ngo Dinh Diem campaign poster, undated
Item Number: 6-20-CB-111-UA17-95_000166_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This poster shows a picture of the young Ngo Dinh Diem on his campaign. The text reads, "Vietnam referendum, To vote for Ngo-dinh-Diem, the revolutionary, is to build a prosperous and just society."

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Election poster, 1959
Item Number: 6-20-CC-111-UA17-95_000167_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This poster is part of a political campaign urging citizens to vote. Three people are shown casting their ballots, an elderly man in the far back, a younger man in the middle, and a young woman in the foreground. It reads: "Voting is a responsibility, a right, and an honor of the

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Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1959

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Correspondence 1955
Item Number: 6-20-CE-116-UA17-95_000203   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

This folder contains correspondence between Michigan State Advisory Group members (including Wesley Fishel, Edward Weidner, Walter Mode and Charles Killingsworth), as well as documents about or letters from Vietnamese figures (including Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Nguyen Thai, Tran Long, Tu Bo Chuong).

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 12 October 10 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Report On The Organization Of The Department Of Education, June 30, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-CF-116-UA17-95_000238   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 36]

A report that outlines Vietnam's educational system, problems within the educational system, and the MSUG's proposed solutions to those problems.

Author(s): MSUG

Item Creation Date: 30 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to M. Vo van Hai, 13 June, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-D-116-UA17-95_000012   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Wesley Fishel writes a letter to M. Vo van Hai concerning Lewis Zimmerman and his interest in obtaining proper hunting permits for Vietnam.

Author(s): Fishel, Lewis R.

Item Creation Date: 13 June 6 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The Geneva Agreements and Peace Prospects in Vietnam by Ton That Thien, May 1956
Item Number: 6-20-D2-116-UA17-95_000240   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

This document contains an article written by Ton That Thien in May of 1956. The article is titled, "The Geneva Agreements and Peace Prospects in Vietnam".

Author(s): Ton That Thien

Item Creation Date: May 5 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Charles Sloane to Wesley R. Fishel, 28 June, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-E-116-UA17-95_000013   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Charles Sloane's letter to Wesley Fishel is a response to a memo that Fishel had previously sent to Sloane. The letter is in regards to Lewis Zimmerman and information to help him hunt smoothly in Vietnam.

Author(s): Sloane, Charles

Item Creation Date: 28 June 6 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen Tran to President Ngo Dinh Diem, 15 April, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-E1-116-UA17-95_000255   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

In this letter to President Ngo Dinh Diem from March 27, 1958, Nguyen Tran criticizes the regime's current approach to the rural insurgency and recommends a new approach based on espionage, counter-espionage, and indirect measures. He bases his recommendations on his experiences as a provincial

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Author(s): Nguyen Tran

Item Creation Date: 15 April 4 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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South Vietnam Budget Recommendations Report, Ngo Dinh Diem, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-E6-116-UA17-95_000260   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 63]

This document contains the unofficial English translation of South Vietnam's 1955 budget recommendations report. The original document, written in French, follows the English translation.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: 21 January 1 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Program on Improving the Vietnamese Budget, Wesley Fishel and Frank M. Landers, 2 July 1956
Item Number: 6-20-E7-116-UA17-95_000261   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This document is a report by the MSUG chief advisor, Wesley Fishel, and a consultant, Frank M. Landers, about how to improve the Vietnamese national budget. Its primary recommendations involve better training, organization, and oversight.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley Landers, Frank M

Item Creation Date: 02 July 7 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Budgetary and Financial Administration Lecture XXIII, 21 November 1956
Item Number: 6-20-E8-116-UA17-95_000262   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

This document is a summary of a lecture on budgetary and financial administration. The focus of the lecture was to establish a timetable for the preparation of an annual national budget for the Republic of Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: 21 November 11 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Memorandum from Edward G. Lansdale to Wesley Fishel, 6 September 1955
Item Number: 6-20-EB-116-UA17-95_000265   (Click For More Item Information)
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In this memorandum to Wesley Fishel, Edward Lansdale described the background, objectives, organization, method of work, selection, training, and proposed budget for civic action, a program aimed at dislodging the influence of the Viet Minh from the South Vietnamese countryside in the earliest

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Author(s): Lansdale, Edward G

Item Creation Date: 06 September 9 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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