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Faculty Wife's Role Leads Her to Saigon, January 13, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-1887-116-UA17-234_000001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Milwaukee Journal author Jane M. Farley writes an article about Mrs. Ralph Smuckler and her experiences traveling to Vietnam with her husband, MSUG employee Ralph Smuckler. The piece discusses Mrs. Smuckler's preparations before leaving the U.S., how she adjusted to life in Saigon, and the

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Author(s): Farley, Jane M.

Item Creation Date: 13 January 1 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 26 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Letter from Scholars on Vietnam to New York Times Editor, N.D.
Item Number: 6-20-1888-116-UA17-234_000002   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A collection of independent scholars co-author a document addressed to the editor of the New York Times to disagree with the appearance of advertisements in the Times that protest U.S. policy in Vietnam. The collective assert a number of facts regarding Viet Cong development and Communist rule in

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 26 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Letter from Dave Wood to Chief of the Public Administration Division, November 2, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-188C-116-UA17-234_000003   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

A letter is sent from Public Personnel Advisor Dave Wood to the Chief of MSUG's Public Administration Division to discuss the problems and possible solutions to issues of nepotism, the spoils system, and graft in Vietnamese government.

Author(s): Wood, D. L.

Item Creation Date: 02 November 11 1955

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 26 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Discussion of the Vietnam Situation by Dr. Reeves, Dr. Brookover, and Dr. Ross, n.d.
Item Number: 6-20-1893-116-UA17-234_000004   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 61]

A piece is written by Doctors Bill Ross, anthropologist, and Floyd Reeves, advisor to MSU President John Hannah, upon their visit and tour of MSUG operations in Vietnam. They discuss general topics such as their arrival and greeting, the organization of personnel, sections, and the delegation of

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Author(s): Ross, Bill

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
The Michigan State University Group: Its Status and Prospects, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-1896-116-UA17-234_000005   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A report is created by Wesley Fishel concerning the status and administration of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group. Fishel discusses their technical specifications in terms of funding and personnel, as well as their rapport among other American groups in Vietnam. He gives a

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
The Michigan State University Group: Its Status and Prospects, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-1898-116-UA17-234_000006   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

A second draft of a report is created by Wesley Fishel concerning the status and administration of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group. Fishel discusses their technical specifications in terms of funding and personnel, as well as their rapport among other American groups in

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Letter from Stanley Sheinbaum to Glen Taggart and Ralph Smuckler, November 29, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-189C-116-UA17-234_000007   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 21]

MSUG Coordinator Stanley Sheinbaum writes to Glen Taggart and Ralph Smuckler from Dacca, Pakistan with well-articulated concerns about the direction of the Vietnam Project. His letter is in parts, written on different days, and half of page 6 is missing. The subject matter concerns lack of

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Author(s): Sheinbaum, Stanley K.

Item Creation Date: 29 November 11 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Letter from Stanley Sheinbaum to Glen Taggart and Ralph Smuckler, December 11, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-18A0-116-UA17-234_000008   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

MSUG Coordinator Stanley Sheinbaum writes to Glen Taggart and Ralph Smuckler with concerns about the lack of direction and morale in the Vietnam Project.

Author(s): Sheinbaum, Stanley K.

Item Creation Date: 17 November 11 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Correspondence between Glen Taggart, Wesley Fishel, and Howard Hoyt, November 27, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-18A3-116-UA17-234_000010   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 11]

Dean of International Programs at MSU Glen Taggart writes to MSUG advisors Wesley Fishel and Howard Hoyt to discuss rumors he has been hearing concerning animosity between Fishel and Hoyt.

Author(s): Taggart, Glen L.

Item Creation Date: 27 November 11 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Correspondence between Glen Taggart and Howard Hoyt, February 1, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-18A5-116-UA17-234_000011   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

Letters to and from Glen Taggart and Howard Hoyt. Taggart discusses various problems the Vietnam project faces. Taggart is seriously concerned about the direction of the project, and wants assistance in placing the project back in line.

Author(s): Hoyt, Howard

Item Creation Date: 01 February 2 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 27 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Letter from Glen Taggart to Wesley Fishel, February 20, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-18B5-116-UA17-234_000012   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A letter is sent from Dean Glen Taggart of Michigan State University's International Programs to MSUG Coordinator Wesley Fishel to discuss Fishel's intentions of staying with the Vietnam Project an additional year. Taggart cautions Fishel to make the decision carefully and to return to MSU's

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Author(s): Taggart, Glen

Item Creation Date: 20 February 2 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Letter from Ralph Smuckler to Wesley Fishel, November 12, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-18B6-116-UA17-234_000013   (Click For More Item Information)
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Assistant Dean Ralph Smuckler writes to MSUG Coordinator Wesley Fishel to discuss the hiring of new officials for the Police Administration Division in Saigon.

Author(s): Smuckler, Ralph

Item Creation Date: 12 November 11 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
News brief by Stanley Sheinbaum for the Hanoi News Agency on the visit of Floyd Reeves, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-18B8-116-UA17-234_000014   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A one-page news brief is written in Hanoi on the visit of MSU advisor Floyd Reeves. The article states that it is Reeves' intention to, "...order Diem directly to intensify the drafting of manpower for plantations and industrial centers to serve U.S. investment..."

Author(s): Sheinbaum, Stanley K.

Item Creation Date: 17 August 8 1957

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Ramparts article, "The university on the make," April 1966
Item Number: 6-20-18B9-116-UA17-234_000015   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

With the help of former MSUG Coordinator Stanley Sheinbaum, Warren Hinckle, Robert Scheer, and Sol write a condemning article on Michigan State University's involvement in Vietnam. They lambast former MSUG Chief Wesley Fishel for being a pawn of both the CIA and the South Vietnamese government,

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Author(s): Hinckle, Warren

Item Creation Date: April 4 1966

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 02 Apr 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Report on the MSU-Vietnam Project by Ralph Smuckler, April, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-18BA-116-UA17-234_000016   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

MSUG research coordinator Ralph Smuckler writes a response to the recent article in Ramparts magazine in which former MSUG Coordinator Stanley Sheinbaum, Warren Hinkle, Robert Scheer, and Sol Stern write a condemning article on Michigan State University's involvement in Vietnam. Smuckler addresses

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Author(s): Smuckler, Ralph

Item Creation Date: April 4 1966

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Statement by John A. Hannah in response to Ramparts magazine, April 22, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-18BB-116-UA17-234_000017   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

Michigan State University President John Hannah writes a response to the recent article in Ramparts magazine in which former MSUG Coordinator Stanley Sheinbaum, Warren Hinkle, Robert Scheer, and Sol Stern write a condemning article on Michigan State University's involvement in Vietnam. Hannah

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Author(s): Hannah, John A.

Item Creation Date: 22 April 4 1966

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Vietnam article, "War on Campus: Michigan State", August 1995
Item Number: 6-20-18BC-116-UA17-234_000018   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

With the help of former MSUG Coordinator Stanley Sheinbaum, Warren Hinckle, Robert Scheer, and Sol write a condemning article on Michigan State University's involvement in Vietnam. The article discusses anti-Vietnam War protests on MSU's campus and the extent of MSU's involvement in Vietnam.

Author(s): Unsworth, Michael E.

Item Creation Date: August 8 1995

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Memorandum for the Record on Factual Misstatements in the Ramparts article of April, 1966
Item Number: 6-20-18BD-116-UA17-234_000019   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

Following the publication of a condemning article on Michigan State University's involvement in Vietnam in Ramparts magazine by former MSUG Coordinator Stanley Sheinbaum, Warren Hinckle, Robert Scheer, and Sol Stern, MSUG coordinator Ralph Smuckler releases a memorandum correcting 53 errors of

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Author(s): Smuckler, Ralph

Item Creation Date: 0 1966

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Letter from Xuan Q. Nguyen to Ralph Smuckler, December 15, 1975
Item Number: 6-20-18BE-116-UA17-234_000020   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Xuan Q. Nguyen writes to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smuckler to ask for the addresses of some other MSUG employees. According to the letter, Nguyen and his family left Vietnam two days before the fall of Saigon.

Author(s): Xuan Q. Nguyen

Item Creation Date: 15 December 12 1975

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Correspondence between Robert Popa and Ralph Smuckler, November 29, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-18BF-116-UA17-234_000021   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Ralph Smuckler corresponds with Detroit News editor Robert Popa over a concerning error in a recent article, where the word "not" was mistakenly omitted in reference to the secrecy of the Vietnam Project. The article is included.

Author(s): Smuckler, Ralph

Item Creation Date: 29 November 11 1965

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Draft report on refugee relief programs, January 3, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-18C0-116-UA17-234_000022   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

A draft report is made discussing U.S. aid and the refugee relief programs, their history, and the creation of a three-phase relief program.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 03 January 1 1961

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Memorandum from Lloyd Musolf to Ruben Austin on Personnel Replacement, February 23, 1961
Item Number: 6-20-18C1-116-UA17-234_000023   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

Chief Advisor for the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group Lloyd Musolf sends a memorandum to Coordinator Ruben Austin to discuss the replacement of the Chief Advisor, short-term staff, and extensions for other employees. An MSUG personnel chart is attached.

Author(s): Musolf, Lloyd D.

Item Creation Date: 23 February 2 1961

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 30 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Documents for the extension of the MSUG Police Program, 1956 - 1962
Item Number: 6-20-18C3-116-UA17-234_000024   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

A series of documents are collected that give a brief history of the extension of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division. The documents begin in 1956 and go to 1962, and they discuss expansion of personnel and the extension of the MSUG contract with

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Author(s): Fox, Guy H.

Item Creation Date: January 1 1956

Collection: Ralph H. Smuckler Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 30 Jan 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
Vietnam Project (UA 2.9.5.5) Finding Aid
Item Number: UA29550000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection
Added: 14 Jan 2016[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
Ralph F. Turner Papers (UA 17.149) Finding Aid
Item Number: UA171490000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Materials in this series reflect Turner's involvement in the MSU Advisory Group (MSUG) in Vietnam. Turner's collection of papers on this project reflect largely the formal workings of the MSUG, and consequently consist largely of reports, publications, articles, briefing information, case studies, meeting minutes, notes, drafts of formal materials, and some correspondence. It is suggested that the researcher consult the series of correspondence for the time period Turner spent in Vietnam as Chief Police Advisor to the Police and Security Service of South Vietnam as part of the MSUG. Please also refer to collection UA 2.9.5.5 (Vietnam Project) and UA 17.95 (Wesley R. Fishel Papers) for a more detailed record of MSU's involvement in Vietnam. This project was established under contract through the Vietnamese Government and the U.S. Operations Mission. Arranged largely alphabetically.

Added: 14 Jan 2016[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
John A. Hannah Papers (UA 2.1.12) Finding Aid
Item Number: UA21120000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

John Hannah's papers are comprised of 13 series: Administrative files, General subject files, Committee files, Association files, Miscellaneous correspondence, Speeches, Civil Rights Commission, Publications, Ephemera, Audio-visual, Restricted, Photographs and Display images. Items related to the Vietnam project are taken from the administrative and general subject files. These folders contain correspondence, reports, notes, and newspaper clippings relating to the operation of the overseas program.

Added: 14 Jan 2016[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Memorandum, Jack E. Ryan, March to December 1957
Item Number: 6-20-13FF-116-UA2-9-5-5_003998   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 27]

Howard Hoyt and Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division send regular memorandums to one another from March to December, 1957. The memos relate to administration of the program, such as distribution of funds, team briefings, important

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 06 March 3 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Memorandum, Jack E. Ryan, List of Vehicle Damages
Item Number: 6-20-1400-116-UA2-9-5-5_003999   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 17]

Jack Ryan and George Kimball share a memorandum of a report concerning damaged Dodge Cargo Carriers in Vietnam, with a list of vehicles and their damages.

Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 21 June 6 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, 117 January to June 1957
Item Number: 6-20-1401-116-UA2-9-5-5_004000   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 25]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division corresponds intermittently with the head of the division, Arthur Brandstatter, from January to June, 1957. They discuss family matters, changes in Vietnamese leadership, resistance to American

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 10 January 1 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, January to June 1957
Item Number: 6-20-1402-116-UA2-9-5-5_004001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 21]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division corresponds intermittently with the head of the division, Arthur Brandstatter, from January to June, 1957. They discuss family matters, changes in Vietnamese leadership, resistance to American

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 06 July 7 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, Civil Police Admin Report May, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-1403-116-UA2-9-5-5_004002   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division submits two sets of comments to Wesley Fishel and Herb Roberts on the recent Civil Police Administration Report of May, 1957.

Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 06 August 8 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, updates to ICA Civil Police Admin
Item Number: 6-20-1404-116-UA2-9-5-5_004003   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division writes to Byron Engle, Director of the ICA Civil Police Administration Division. Ryan writes to update Engle on the progress of the division and its personnel.

Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 12 July 7 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence from traffic engineer Jerome Franklin
Item Number: 6-20-1405-116-UA2-9-5-5_004004   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Jack Ryan, acting chief of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division, receives a letter from traffic engineer Jerome Franklin concerning a recent drunk driving traffic accident that needs investigation.

Author(s): Franklin, Jerome D.

Item Creation Date: 31 May 5 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, Memoranda
Item Number: 6-20-1406-116-UA2-9-5-5_004005   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

Jack Ryan sends regular memoranda to all staff of the Police Administration Division to remind them of meetings and upcoming events.

Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 27 February 2 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, December 1957 to January 1958
Item Number: 6-20-1407-116-UA2-9-5-5_004006   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 27]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division corresponds intermittently with the head of the division, Arthur Brandstatter, from December, 1957 to January, 1958. They discuss family matters, personnel problems and altercations, personnel

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 16 December 12 1957

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, April to June 1958
Item Number: 6-20-1408-116-UA2-9-5-5_004007   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 16]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division corresponds intermittently with the head of the division, Arthur Brandstatter, from April to June, 1958. They discuss the progress of the training program, updates on family and MSU campus life,

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 24 April 4 1958

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, July to December 1958
Item Number: 6-20-1409-116-UA2-9-5-5_004008   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 20]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division corresponds intermittently with the head of the division, Arthur Brandstatter, from July to December, 1958. They discuss changes to the administrative structure of the Civil Guard, updates on family

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 08 July 7 1958

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, February to August 1959
Item Number: 6-20-140A-116-UA2-9-5-5_004009   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 21]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division corresponds intermittently with the head of the division, Arthur Brandstatter, from February to August, 1959. They discuss Ryan's return to East Lansing, updates on family and MSU campus life,

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 24 February 2 1959

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, September to December 1959
Item Number: 6-20-140B-116-UA2-9-5-5_004010   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 16]

Jack Ryan of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division corresponds intermittently with the head of the division, Arthur Brandstatter, from September to December, 1959. They discuss personnel problems, Ryan's upcoming return to East Lansing, updates on

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 11 September 9 1959

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, April to July 1958
Item Number: 6-20-140C-116-UA2-9-5-5_004011   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

Deputy Chief of the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division Jack Ryan and Chief Howard Hoyt share inter-departmental memorandums in Vietnam from April to July, 1958. They discuss the history of General Nguyen Van La, submission of monthly reports, a

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 10 April 4 1958

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Memorandum, Jack E. Ryan, 117 1955-1959
Item Number: 6-20-140D-116-UA2-9-5-5_004012   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Deputy Chief for the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division Jack Ryan shares a memorandum with administrative officer John Griffin concerning a recent police incident. A Vietnamese child was arrested for having a cap pistol, which was given to him by an

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 28 October 10 1958

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, Project Status Report 1955-1959
Item Number: 6-20-140E-116-UA2-9-5-5_004013   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Jack Ryan, Deputy Chief for the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration, sends a brief Project Status Report to Chief Advisor Ralph Smuckler. The report covers the activities for each of the major sections in the division: Research and Training, the Vietnamese

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 31 December 12 1958

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Jack E. Ryan, 117 1955-1959
Item Number: 6-20-140F-116-UA2-9-5-5_004014   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

A packet of correspondence is made of the responses to the recent Police Administration Manual from USOM to Jack Ryan, Deputy Chief for the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group's Police Administration Division. USOM personnel Carl Betsch and Jeter Williams both write with congratulatory

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Author(s): Ryan, Jack E.

Item Creation Date: 25 August 8 1959

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, General Activities Report, Jack E. Ryan, August 1959
Item Number: 6-20-1410-116-UA2-9-5-5_004015   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A general activities report is made for the MSU Police Administration Division for August, 1959. The report briefly covers updates, progress, and delays in the sections of personnel, training, security services, communications, participant training, and commodities. A short finance list for

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Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: August 8 1959

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Ralph Turner, 117 February to July 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1411-116-UA2-9-5-5_004016   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 30]

Chief of the Police Administration Division of MSUG Ralph Turner corresponds with Director Arthur Brandstatter of the MSU School of Police Administration and Public Safety from February to July, 1960. They discuss personnel replacements, campus updates from East Lansing, USOM's communication

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Author(s): Turner, Ralph

Item Creation Date: 09 February 2 1960

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Memoranda, Ralph Turner, 117 April 1958-August 1961
Item Number: 6-20-1412-116-UA2-9-5-5_004017   (Click For More Item Information)
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A series of memorandums are made following a communication sent out by Chief Ralph Turner of the Police Administration Division, in which he explains and defends the decision that the integrated communication system designed by USOM should replace that of MSU, which had separate communication

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Author(s): Turner, Ralph F.

Item Creation Date: 28 January 1 1960

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Ralph Turner, 117 Report Regarding News Articles
Item Number: 6-20-1413-116-UA2-9-5-5_004018   (Click For More Item Information)
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Chief Ralph Turner of the Police Administration Division forwards to Arthur Brandstatter a recent article from Time which inaccurately tells of the dire security situation in Saigon and the whole of Vietnam.

Author(s): Turner, Ralph

Item Creation Date: 24 May 5 1960

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 14 Aug 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Administration, PAD, Deputy Chief Advisor, Correspondence, Ralph Turner, Review Report Fingerprint System
Item Number: 6-20-1414-116-UA2-9-5-5_004019   (Click For More Item Information)
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A brief review is made by E. Adkins of the FBI headquarter fingerprint processing system.

Author(s): Adkins, E. H.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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