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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Draft Constitution of Vietnam, 7 July 1956
Item Number: 6-20-FC-116-UA17-95_000279   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

This document is a draft of the 1956 constitution of the Republic of Vietnam as printed in the Times of Vietnam. It includes comments from J.A.C. Grant, an American advisor to the South Vietnamese government.

Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 07 July 7 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from J. A. C. Grant to President Ngo Dinh Diem, 19 November, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-FE-116-UA17-95_000281   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

J. A. C. Grant wrote to President Ngo Dinh Diem to congratulate him on the promulgation of the 1956 constitution of the Republic of Vietnam

Author(s): Grant, J. A. C.

Item Creation Date: 19 November 11 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Le Projet de Constitution, comments by J.A.C. Grant, 24 July 1956
Item Number: 6-20-FF-116-UA17-95_000282   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 16]

This document is an extended commentary on the 1956 South Vietnamese constitution by J.A.C. Grant, a dean at the University of California-Berkeley and an advisor to the constitutional drafting committee. A French version follows the original English version.

Author(s): Grant, J.A.C.

Item Creation Date: 24 July 7 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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New Boundaries and Names of Provinces in South Vietnam, 23 October 1956
Item Number: 6-20-18B-116-UA17-95_000425   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This document is a press release announcing the new boundaries and names of provinces in South Vietnam as stated in Decree 143-NV.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: 23 October 10 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Tieng Chuong to Wesley Fishel, 14 July, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-9D-116-UA17-95_000168   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

Tieng Chuong describes the hours leading up to the execution of Ba-Cut [Le-quang-Vinh] by guillotine that occurred on July 13, 1956. The letter includes details of attorney Dinh-van-Cac and Pham-ngo-Thu's presence at the Tribunal of Can Tho and Ba-Cut's conversion and final words at the prison.

Author(s): Tieng Chuong

Item Creation Date: 14 July 7 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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United Nations Economic Survey Mission to Vietnam, Part II, May 1956
Item Number: 6-20-134-116-UA17-95_000359   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 165]

This document is the second part of a report of the United Nations economic survey mission to the Republic of Vietnam. The document includes chapters five and six of the report.

Author(s): United Nations

Item Creation Date: May 5 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Memorandum from Robert P. Speer, Press Censorship, 15 February 1956
Item Number: 6-20-F2-116-UA17-95_000268   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This memorandum, by Robert P. Speer, public affairs officer of the United States, concerns censorship in the press in the Republic of Vietnam, specifically focusing on two newspapers, Thoi Bao and Quoc Gia.

Author(s): Speer, Robert P

Item Creation Date: 15 February 2 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The USIS Program in Vietnam, 2 July 1956
Item Number: 6-20-F3-116-UA17-95_000269   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 19]

This document outlines the history of the United States Information Service (USIS) in South Vietnam. It reveals the resistance of the French at the presence of the USIS, and the enormous influence of the USIS over Vietnamese public information and propaganda during the early years of the Republic

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Item Creation Date: 02 July 7 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Statement of Mr. Leland Barrows, Director, USOM to Vietnam Before the Committee on Foreign Aid, June 14, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A29-116-UA17-95_001606   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 45]

Leland Barrows, Director of the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam speaks to the National Committee for Foreign Aid to review U.S. economic and technical assistance to Vietnam. Barrows highlights aid provided during fiscal years 1954 and 1955, and makes suggestions for large-scale

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Author(s): Barrows, Leland

Item Creation Date: 14 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Speech Given by Mr. Leland Barrows, Director, USOM to Vietnam to the Vietnamese-American Association, October 9, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A2C-116-UA17-95_001607   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 19]

A transcript of a speech given by Leland Barrows, Director of the USOM to Vietnam, to the Vietnamese-American Association. The Director discusses how American aid helped directly provide support for Vietnamese military, refugee resettlement, technical support, and support for economic and social

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Author(s): Barrows, Leland

Item Creation Date: 09 October 10 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Medical Education in Vietnam: A Study With Recommendations, July/August 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A31-116-UA17-95_001612   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 63]

A preliminary draft of a study on health problems and needed medical assistance in Vietnam. The study was completed by two medical educators who served as consultants to the Ministry of Education, and to Vietnam's National University. The consultants made recommendations in the hopes of providing

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Author(s): Horning, Benjamin

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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What Can a Man Do?, English translation, circa 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A33-116-UA17-95_001614   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

A document created by the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam, containing the page-for-page English translation for the Vietnamese booklet "What Can a Man Do?". The original booklet in Vietnamese can be found here:

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Author(s): Goodfriend, Arthur Miller, Anne Reese, Dixie

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Note on the Fixing of Priorities in the Establishment of American Aid Program, circa 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A67-116-UA17-95_001662   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

Vu Van Thai, South Vietnam's ambassador to the U.S., writes about the current economic situation, a lack of balance between production and consumption, a deficit in the trade balance, currency exchange rate, and other issues plaguing pre-war South Vietnam. One solution Thai suggests is a study of

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Author(s): Thai, Vu Van

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Translation of Land Transfer Ordinance (Ordinance No. 57 of October 22, 1956), November 5, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A95-116-UA17-95_001708   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

An English translation airgram of a Vietnamese document on agrarian reform. This land transfer ordinance suggests provisions for extended repayment period to the Government of Vietnam for land, the consideration of inflation with regards to compensation for land transfer, and providing clearer

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission, Saigon

Item Creation Date: 05 November 11 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Vu Quoc Thong to Wesley Fishel, 20 July, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1DE-116-UA17-95_001005   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Vu Quoc Thong writes to Wesley Fishel in regards to the Michigan State University Vietnam Program. A hand written English version of the letter is followed by the typed Vietnamese version of the letter.

Author(s): Vu Quoc Thong

Item Creation Date: 20 July 7 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Major Policy Speeches by President Ngo Dinh Diem, November 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1B8-116-UA17-95_000466   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 43]

This document contains a a pamphlet that contains a collection of transcripts of major speeches that President Ngo Dinh Diem had made as of November 1956.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: November 11 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Interview between Jack E. Ryan and Phan Van Son, 23 April 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1BD-116-UA17-95_000471   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Jack E. Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group interviewed the Chief of the Vietnamese Bureau of Investigation Commissary. This interview covers the Tanan Province in South Vietnam, now known as the Long An Province.

Author(s): Phan Van Son Ryan, Jack E

Item Creation Date: 23 April 4 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Conference with Messrs Vu Tien Huan and Ng Van Hoi of the presidency, 19 July 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1CA-116-UA17-95_000483   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This document contains information in regards to a conference held with Messrs and Ng Van Hoi of the Presidency in regards to the support of Michigan State University.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 19 July 7 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Cai-San: The Dramatic Story of Resettlement and Land Reform in the "Rice Bowl" of the Republic of Vietnam, The Secretariat of State for Information, Republic of Vietnam, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-292-116-UA17-95_001155   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 23]

A booklet on resettlement and land reform in the "rice bowl" of Vietnam.

Author(s): The Secretariat of State for Information, Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Speech of the Secretary of States of Public Health and Social Welfare. September 25, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-409-116-UA17-95_000549   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A speech given by the Secretary of Public Health and Social Welfare, Director of National Institute of Administration. The speech called for a more focused and optimized effort in their training programs provided to government services abroad.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 25 September 9 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Government houses occupied by Government Officials
Item Number: 6-20-40A-116-UA17-95_000551   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A small report outlining where government officials involved in overseas projects live - the style, size, and location of their houses. In addition, this report includes the operational status of each person, whether or not they were still involved in the government programs or if they had retired.

Author(s): Nguyen Van Truong

Item Creation Date: 05 August 8 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Importations from Japan to Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-410-116-UA17-95_000556   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A list of goods imported into Vietnam from Japan, with quantities and prices.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Recommendations Concerning The Department Of Interior, The Regions and Provinces, 14 January, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-82-116-UA17-95_000125   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 42]

Based on field studies of regional and provincial organizations, this report outlines ten administrative proposals such as the establishment of an area administration, the election process of the area council, the revision of police functions, and the responsibilities of the Vietnamese Bureau of

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Author(s): Mode, Walter W.

Item Creation Date: 14 January 1 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Education Department Organization. Report June 1956
Item Number: 6-20-102-116-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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Briefing for Mr. William Lawson, 16 October 1956
Item Number: 6-20-111-116-UA17-95_000277   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A short report for William Lawson, presumably an MSUG employee or consultant, on conditions in South Vietnam and the various research activities carried out by MSUG to that point.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 16 October 10 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Field Administration Record of a Meeting With president Ngo Dinh Diem, 25 August, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-112-116-UA17-95_000289   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A report about a meeting between President Ngo Dinh Diem and the leaders of the MSUG. The meeting covered the security problem in Saigon and its effects on both the military and civilians, as well as ongoing projects in agrarian reform, public works, and finances.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 25 August 8 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Report on the Organization of the Department of Land Registration and Agrarian Reform
Item Number: 6-20-113-116-UA17-95_000301   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 56]

A report by Wesley Fishel, with the help of Walter Mode, Albert Rosenfeld, Nguyen Thi An, and Than Trong Hue, that provides recommendations for the Department of Agriculture in Vietnam regarding land registration and agrarian reform. These recommendations are based on interviews with Vietnamese

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley Walter Mode Albert Rosenfeld Nguyen Thi An Than Trong Hue

Item Creation Date: 30 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Highlands Resettlement Report & Recommendations
Item Number: 6-20-114-116-UA17-95_000291   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

A report exploring the potential for population resettlement in the highlands of Vietnam. The report concludes that the region holds significant potential for resettlement but that and such project will require significant investment of time and resources.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Glimpse of the Eakmat Center (Banmethuot)
Item Number: 6-20-115-116-UA17-95_000292   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

A report that describes the current and potential activities of the Eakmat Center, and agricultural experimental station in the central highlands. The center's activities focused on the introduction of outside planet species into Vietnam, and testing new methods of farming for the population to

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Report: Accomplishments of the Director of Social Action for the Highlands (1958)
Item Number: 6-20-116-116-UA17-95_000300   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

A report on the accomplishments of the Director of Social Action for the Central Highlands for 1958 in the realm of public administration, political organization, economic development, social welfare and public health.

Author(s): Director of Social Action, Central Highlands

Item Creation Date: September 9 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Public Administration Team, Vietnam Bureau of Investigation (VBI) Memorandum April 1956
Item Number: 6-20-126-116-UA17-95_000320   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

An initial report about the Vietnamese Bureau of Investigation, as studied by the MSUG. The report contains the overall mission of the VBI, some general information (size, locations of headquarters, etc) about the VBI, and equipment inventory.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 17 April 4 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Agricultural Administration in Japan, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Comparative Study May-June, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-137-116-UA17-95_000326   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 28]

A comparative study undertaken by the MSUG and the Republic of Vietnam's Department of Agriculture. This study compares agricultural administration in Japan and Taiwan to the administration in the Republic of Vietnam in order to study what these nations are doing to improve overall agricultural

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Author(s): Walter Mode M.A. Sanderson Nguyen Quan Chau Tam Nguyen Manh Tu

Item Creation Date: 22 May 5 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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United Nations Economic Survey Mission to Vietnam, May 1956
Item Number: 6-20-139-116-UA17-95_000360   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 231]

This document contains part III, chapters X-XV of the United Nations Economic Survey Mission to Vietnam from May of 1956. Chapters XII, XIV and XV are in French. Part III of the report focuses on the requirements for the successful planning of development, emphasizing the importance of financial

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Author(s): The United Nations

Item Creation Date: May 5 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Summary of Principles and Recommendations in R.W. Lindholm's "Analysis of Vietnam's Tax System" (1956)
Item Number: 6-20-13A-116-UA17-95_000361   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 18]

This document contains a summary of R.W. Lindholm's study on the South Vietnamese tax system. The author of this summary, Henry Tenenbaum, is the Deputy Chief of the USOM Finance Division in Saigon, South Vietnam.

Author(s): Tenenbaum, Henry

Item Creation Date: 06 August 8 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Short Biography of President Ngo Dinh Diem, Circa 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1D2-116-UA17-95_000491   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This document contains biographical information of President Ngo Dinh Diem as of October 1956. Background information, achievements, and principle events since Diem took office are included.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Address by Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu: The Vietnamese Woman in the Course of History, 29 October 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1B6-116-UA17-95_000464   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

This document contains a speech by Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu before the International Women's Association presented at the Independence Palace. The topic of the speech is regarding the role women have played in history. It privileges women's roles within Vietnam.

Author(s): Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu

Item Creation Date: 29 October 10 1956

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Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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