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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

Added: 05 Apr 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

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

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

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

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

Added: 01 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 04 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 19 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 28 Apr 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 28 Apr 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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