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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

Added: 08 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 08 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 10 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 25 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 11 Apr 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 06 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 06 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 18 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 24 Apr 2018[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 25 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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