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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

Added: 22 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Biographical Sketch of his Excellency Tran Van Chuong: Former Ambassador of Vietnam to the United States, August 1954
Item Number: 6-20-95-116-UA17-95_000149   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

These are several edited drafts of a biographical report on the former Ambassador of Vietnam to The United States, Tran van Chuong.

Item Creation Date: August 8 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Speech of President Ngo Dinh Diem, 20 September 1954
Item Number: 6-20-19A-116-UA17-95_000439   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

This document contains excerpts in French from a speech that President Ngo Dinh Diem made on September 20, 1954. The speech concerns the efforts of general Nguyen Van Hinh to challenge president Diem's political authority.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: 20 September 9 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Law for Partial Amendments to the Public Offices: Election Law, Law No.207 of 1954, Wesley R. Fishel
Item Number: 6-20-19B-116-UA17-95_000440   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 63]

This document contains a paper written by Dr. Wesley R. Fishel while he was part of the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University. The paper concerns amendments to the Public Office Election Law in Japan. There appears to be a page missing between pages 20 and 21.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 08 December 12 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Anh Ba Family (Gia-Ãâình Anh Bá) Reader, October 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1A8C-116-UA17-95_001699   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 27]

An educational Vietnamese document published by The Ministry of Education, Vietnam in 1954, this reader tells the story of a man named Anh Ba, and his family (his parents, wife, son, and daughter). The booklet describes each family member's duties, and how they are regarded by members of their

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Author(s): Ministry of Education, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: October 10 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Anh Ba Family (Gia-Ãâình Anh Bá) Reader, English translation, October 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1A8D-116-UA17-95_001700   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

A document created by the United States of America Special Technical and Economic Mission to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, containing the English translation for the educational Vietnamese reader "Anh Ba Family (Gia-Ãâình Anh Bá) Reader". The original reader in Vietnamese can be found

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Author(s): United States of American Mission to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Item Creation Date: October 10 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Must Know Wellness (Phải Biết Giữ Gìn Sức Khá»Âe), circa 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1A8F-116-UA17-95_001702   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

A booklet in Vietnamese on health and wellness, published by the Ministry of Information and Communications. This illustrated guide includes tips on eating healthy, good hygiene, disinfecting homes, and boiling water to kill germs.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 15 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Letter from Lt. R. C. Phillips to Wesley R. Fishel, 1 December, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-3E-116-UA17-95_000060   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Lt. R. C. Phillips notes that Fischel [Wesley R. Fishel] should bring this to Mr. Diem's attention. Phillips explains that Mr. Nguyen Van Hanh of the Ministry of Social Action committee was threatened with removal from the Ministry if he did not become Cao Dai. Mr. Nguyen Van Hanh and Mr. Nguyen

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Author(s): Phillips, Lt. R. C

Item Creation Date: 01 December 12 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 10 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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President Diem's Statement to the Press, 24 September 1954
Item Number: 6-20-199-116-UA17-95_000438   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This statement to the press from president Ngo Dinh Diem, dated September 24, 1954, announces the formation of a new government and outlines its major goals and priorities.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: 24 September 9 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Railroad Heroes to be Awarded, USIS-USOM Liaison Office, 20 October 1964
Item Number: 6-20-286-116-UA17-95_001145   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Background material from the USIS-USOM Liaison Office in Saigon, South Vietnam for the press on the thirty one railroad workers who were killed during an attack by "Viet Cong saboteurs" against the railroad yard.

Author(s): United States Operations Mission United States Information Service

Item Creation Date: 20 October 10 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Jun 2013[Updated: 21 Apr 2016]
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Letter from Edward Lansdale to Wesley Fishel, 19 December, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-2A9-116-UA17-95_001178   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Edward Lansdale wrote to Wesley Fishel to outlines his ideas and problems with the Franco-American and Vietnamese studies on the Provisional National Assembly.

Author(s): Lansdale, Edward

Item Creation Date: 19 December 12 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 25 Jun 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Report of Franco-American Working Group on Establishment of a National Assembly in Vietnam: a Memorandum from Cameron C. Turner to Ambassador Collins, 10 December 1954
Item Number: 6-20-2AA-116-UA17-95_001179   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

Cameron C. Turner wrote a memo to Ambassador Collins in regards to a report of a Franco-American working group on establishment of a National Assembly in Vietnam. Three papers were attached to the memo as well. These papers include a joint report of the working group, a draft ordinance establishing

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Author(s): Turner C, Cameron

Item Creation Date: 10 December 12 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 25 Jun 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Public Works and Communication, Department of, Report, ââ¬ÅPlan Bienniale de Reconstructionââ¬Â 1954-1956
Item Number: 6-20-11DF-116-UA2-9-5-5_003461   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 45]

A reconstruction plan is made by the Ministry of Public Works and Communications, detailing priorities and specific measures by department.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 May 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Reform, Department of (Obsolete, 1962), Organization 1954
Item Number: 6-20-11E0-116-UA2-9-5-5_003462   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

An action plan is created for the defunct Department of Reform.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 May 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Reform, Department of (Obsolete, 1962), Organization 1954
Item Number: 6-20-11E1-116-UA2-9-5-5_003463   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

A series of arretes are issued for the Department of Reform.

Author(s): Bao Dai

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 May 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Refugees, Commissariat General of (COMIGAL), Refugee Centers, Field Reports December 1954-August 1955
Item Number: 6-20-121D-116-UA2-9-5-5_003523   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

Field reports are submitted for the areas of My Tho, Da Lat, and Hue. They detail camp conditions, such as health, resources, and transportation.

Author(s): Sykes

Item Creation Date: 07 December 12 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 07 May 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, MSU, ICA, Government contracts, Report of Expert Mission, 108 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1340-116-UA2-9-5-5_003812   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 60]

Arthur Brandstatter, James Denison Charles Killingsworth, and Edward Weidner write a paper by the title, "Report of the Special FOA Mission from Michigan State College for Public Administration, Public Information, Police Administration, and Public Finance and Economics." The report

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Author(s): Brandstatter, Arthur F.

Item Creation Date: 16 October 10 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 18 Jun 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Participant Training Program, Arrival and Orientation, General Information, 1955-1956
Item Number: 6-20-90E-116-UA2-9-5-5_001300   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 19]

The Participant Training Program sends an orientation booklet for participants' upcoming trip. The booklet covers the entire trip from arrival procedures to on-site activities to expenses.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 15 November 11 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 30 Oct 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Participant Training Program, Arrival and Orientation, General Information, 1955-1956
Item Number: 6-20-90F-116-UA2-9-5-5_001301   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 11]

Dr. Kalervo Oberg gives a talk for the Women's Club of Rio de Janeiro entitled, "Culture Shock and the Problem of Adjustment to New Cultural Environments." A note at the top reads, "reproduce for participants."

Author(s): Oberg, Kalervo

Item Creation Date: 03 August 8 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 30 Oct 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Field trip itinerary for Nguyen Duong, July 23, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-9FC-116-UA2-9-5-5_001538   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Itinerary for field trip, including participant Nguyen Duong, to a range of farms, dairies, and other agricultural institutions, in July 1954.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 23 July 7 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Nov 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Circular from the President of Vietnam to the Vice President, Ministers, Secretaries of States, and Governors, 1 July, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-376-116-UA2-9-5-5_000166   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

Circular No. 29-NV of 1 July, 1954 on the execution of Arrete No. 739-NV of 25 June, 1954, fixing salary and allowance system for non-career status government personnel.

Author(s): Nguyen Phuc Vinh Thuy

Item Creation Date: 01 July 7 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 19 Jul 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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A Communique from the Office of the Primer Minister, 13 November, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-377-116-UA2-9-5-5_000167   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A communique from the office of the Prime Minister in regards to organizing government departments and appointing personnel to important positions.

Author(s): Bui Van Luong Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: 13 November 11 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 19 Jul 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Press Conference, Delegue Office of the Government of South Vietnam, 29 December 1954
Item Number: 6-20-3D6-116-UA2-9-5-5_000262   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

A record of a press conference that was held at the delegue office of the government of South Vietnam on December 29, 1954.

Item Creation Date: 29 December 12 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 31 Jul 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Analysis of Imports into Vietnam, United States Operations Mission, 4 December 1954
Item Number: 6-20-400-116-UA2-9-5-5_000300   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 11]

An analysis of imports into Central and South Vietnam for the year of 1952.

Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: 04 December 12 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 05 Aug 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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National Economy, Department of, Publications, "Suggestions and Aids to Help in Teaching," Book 1, Vietnamese and English Translations, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-470-116-UA2-9-5-5_000365   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 32]

A booklet is made, with an English translation, instructing teachers on how to create a productive learning environment and encourage children. Specific exercises for the blackboard as well as games and crafts are included as teaching tools.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Aug 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Publications, "Suggestions and Aids to Help in Teaching," Book 2, Vietnamese and English Translations, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-471-116-UA2-9-5-5_000366   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 20]

A booklet, with an English translation, instructing teachers on how to create a productive learning environment and encourage children. Specific exercises for the blackboard as well as games and crafts are included as teaching tools.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Aug 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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National Institute of Administration (NIA), Decrees and Aretes Pertaining to 1955-1957
Item Number: 6-20-6A2-116-UA2-9-5-5_000685   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

The President of the Republic of Vietnam releases a report on the objectives of the NIA.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: 28 April 4 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Sep 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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National Institute of Administration (NIA), Instruction, Curriculum, Basic, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-728-116-UA2-9-5-5_000818   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 50]

This is a paper discussing issues pertinent to the NIA. It discusses the personnel, the student body, and the ties to the military preparations.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 03 Oct 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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National Institute of Administration (NIA), Reports, ââ¬ÅCouncil of Administration of the NIA,ââ¬Â July 10, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-867-116-UA2-9-5-5_001136   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 31]

The National Institute of Administration publishes a report from the Council of Administration, including information on employees and courses.

Author(s): Tran Cuu Chan

Item Creation Date: 10 July 7 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 23 Oct 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Presidency, Office of the, Organization, n.d
Item Number: 6-20-1056-116-UA2-9-5-5_003070   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A report is created by the Secretary of State on public functions on the recruitment and training of officials in Vietnamese public administration.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 12 October 10 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Mar 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Presidency, Office of the, Organization, n.d
Item Number: 6-20-1057-116-UA2-9-5-5_003071   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 11]

A report is created by the Secretary of State on public functions on the recruitment, training, and function of officials in Vietnamese public administration.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 12 October 10 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Mar 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Presidency, Office of the, Budget and Foreign Aid, Directorate General of (Executive Agency of the Office of the Presidency), Budget, Autonomous of the Port of Saigon-Cholon, FY 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1086-116-UA2-9-5-5_003117   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 16]

A budget report created for the Port of Saigon-Cholon for the year 1954.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 19 Mar 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Presidency, Office of the, Civil Service, Directorate General of (Executive Agency of the Office of the Presidency), Recruitment of Vietnamese Living Abroad 1954, 1955, and 1958
Item Number: 6-20-1105-116-UA2-9-5-5_003244   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

President Ngo Dinh Diem releases a series of circulars to the Vietnamese Secretaries of State relating to the recruitment of Vietnamese nationals living abroad for employment in Vietnam.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: 13 November 11 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 07 Apr 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Presidency, Office of the, Planning and Reconstruction, Directorate General of (Executive Agency of the Office of the Presidency), Organization, 1953
Item Number: 6-20-1118-116-UA2-9-5-5_003263   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

An organizational plan is drawn up for the Vietnamese National Council.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 03 April 4 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 Apr 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Travel, Philippines, Study Trip To (November 9-19, 1956), Reports and Publications Related to, Semi-Annual Reports, Numbers 1-6, Institute of Public Administration, University of the Philippines. May 31, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-12E2-116-UA2-9-5-5_003719   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 18]

Ferrel Heady of the University of the Philippines submits the fourth semi-annual report on the University of the Philippine's Institute of Public Administration, in which he discusses the library, inter-departmental reference services, instruction in public administration, research and

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Author(s): Heady, Ferrel

Item Creation Date: 31 May 5 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 05 Jun 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Travel, Philippines, Study Trip to (November 9-19, 1956), Reports and Publications Related to, Semi-Annual Reports, Numbers 1-6, Institute of Public Administration, University of the Philippines. May 31, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-12E3-116-UA2-9-5-5_003720   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 30]

Daniel McHargue of the University of the Philippines submits the fifth semi-annual report on the University of the Philippine's Institute of Public Administration, in which he discusses the library, inter-departmental reference services, instruction in public administration, research and

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Author(s): McHargue, Daniel S.

Item Creation Date: 30 November 11 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 06 Jun 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, MSU, ICA, GVN contracts, Contract, Draft 108 December 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1383-116-UA2-9-5-5_003879   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 44]

Director Edward Weidner of the MSU Governmental Research Bureau writes a draft of the proposed negotiated contract for public administration in Vietnam.

Author(s): Weidner, Edward W.

Item Creation Date: 28 December 12 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Jun 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Circular from the Ministry of Finance, 4 December, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-378-116-UA2-9-5-5_000168   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A circular from the Ministry of Finance in regards to the establishment of the budget preparation for the year 1955.

Author(s): Tran Huu Phuong

Item Creation Date: 04 December 12 1954

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 19 Jul 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Letter from John A. Hannah to J. Lawton Collins, December 31, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1839-116-UA2-1-12_000004   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A letter from MSU President John A. Hannah to American Ambassador General J. Lawton Collins, referring to four MSU professors visiting Vietnam, and a contract between FOA, the Vietnamese government, and Michigan State College, and its emphasis on a program designed to strengthen the office of the

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Author(s): Hannah, John A.

Item Creation Date: 31 December 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Jan 2015[Updated: 22 Apr 2016]
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Letter from James H. Denison to John A. Hannah, October 13, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-183B-116-UA2-1-12_000005   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A letter from James H. Denison, a member of the University Service Team in Vietnam in 1954, to Michigan State College President John A. Hannah. Denison discusses the Vietnamese people and their views on the Conflict, and nationalism. He concludes by reminiscing about Michigan State College, and

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Author(s): Denison, James H.

Item Creation Date: 13 October 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Jan 2015[Updated: 22 Apr 2016]
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Letter from Merrill R. Pierson to Philip J. May, September 21, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1840-116-UA2-1-12_000006   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A memo from Merrill Pierson to Philip May, reporting on the status of arrangements to send four MSU professors to Vietnam as part of the "Indo-China Mission" that provided the Vietnamese government with technical expertise.

Author(s): Pierson, Merrill R.

Item Creation Date: 21 September 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Jan 2015[Updated: 22 Apr 2016]
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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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[Number of Pages: 1]

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

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Jan 2015[Updated: 22 Apr 2016]
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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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[Number of Pages: 2]

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

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Jan 2015[Updated: 22 Apr 2016]
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Report on the Special FOA Mission, International Programs, Vietnam Project, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1824-116-UA2-1-12_000001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 60]

Personnel with the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory group author a report on the Special FOA Mission From Michigan State College for Public Administration, Public Information, Police Administration and Public Finance and Economics. The report discusses the summary and conclusions of the

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Author(s): Brandstatter, Arthur F.

Item Creation Date: 16 October 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 20 Jan 2015[Updated: 22 Apr 2016]
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Letter from John A. Hannah to Ngo Dinh Diem, November 3, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-182D-116-UA2-1-12_000002   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A letter from Michigan State College John A. Hannah to Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem, thanking him for a letter from October 19, 1954, and expressing his happiness with President Ngo Dinh Diem's visit from Professors Fishel, Weidner, Denison, Brandstatter, and Killingsworth. Ambassador

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Author(s): Collins, J.

Item Creation Date: 03 November 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Jan 2015[Updated: 25 Apr 2016]
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Letter from Ngo Dinh Diem to John A. Hannah, October 19, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1835-116-UA2-1-12_000003   (Click For More Item Information)
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A letter from Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem to MSU President John A. Hannah, thanking him for sending a team of MSU professors to provide technical expertise to the Vietnamese government.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: 19 October 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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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

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Memorandum for the Record on Indo-China Mission from Philip J. May, September 22, 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1844-116-UA2-1-12_000007   (Click For More Item Information)
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A memorandum from Philip J. May, in which he discusses the expenses that would be required to send four Michigan State College professors to Vietnam to assist in providing the Vietnamese government with technical expertise ("The Indo-China Mission").

Author(s): May, Philip J.

Item Creation Date: 22 September 1954

Collection: John A. Hannah Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Jan 2015[Updated: 22 Apr 2016]
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