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MSU Vietnam Advisory Group, The Taxation of Real Property in Vietnam -- July 1959
Item Number: 6-20-1611-116-UA17-149_000104   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 126]

Milton Taylor submits for the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group a preliminary draft of his report, "The Taxation of Real Property in Viet-Nam." The report describes the system, history, and urban and rural taxes, and goes on to analyze the procedures and problems of

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Author(s): Taylor, Milton C.

Item Creation Date: July 7 1959

Collection: Ralph F. Turner Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 12 Nov 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Correspondence, May-December 1959
Item Number: 6-20-15A8-116-UA17-149_000004   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

Howard Hoyt forwards to Mrs. George Kimball a copy of the speech he gave on the day of the memorial for George Kimball after his death. He includes in the letter a description of the memorial.

Author(s): Hoyt, Howard W.

Item Creation Date: 18 May 5 1959

Collection: Ralph F. Turner Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Oct 2014[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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A Message from President Ngo Dinh Diem to the National Assembly, 15 October, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-3A1-116-UA2-9-5-5_000209   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 19]

A message from President Ngo Dinh Diem to the National Assembly of Vietnam in regards to the constitution.

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: 15 October 10 1956

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 23 Jul 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Special Projects, Government Manual Project (Vietnamese), Correspondence and Related Material 1956-1962
Item Number: 6-20-12B6-116-UA2-9-5-5_003675   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

Personnel with the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group correspond with Vietnamese government officials to organize a manual for the Government of Vietnam. They correspond concerning data gathering, government employee responses, distribution and publication of the manual, and

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 24 Apr 2018[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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National Economy, Department of: Reports. ââ¬ÅFunctions of the Department of Economyââ¬Â 1955
Item Number: 6-20-446-116-UA2-9-5-5_000326   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A report on the imports, exports, trade, and industry for the year 1955, and economic goals for the coming year.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1955

Collection: Vietnam Project

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 19 Aug 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Letter from Joseph Buttinger to Unknown, 15 December, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-42-116-UA17-95_000065   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 39]

This is a draft of a letter from Joseph Buttinger to [recipient illegible]. Buttinger describes the recent coup d'etat events that occurred in Saigon, Vietnam November of 1959. There is a handwritten note on page 1 explaining that the original letter is in the Harvard Yen Ching Library.

Author(s): Buttinger, Joseph

Item Creation Date: 15 December 12 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 11 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Michigan State University Participants
Item Number: 6-20-11D-116-UA17-95_000307   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 24]

A list of Vietnamese participants in Michigan State-sponsored study programs or internships in the United States during the course of the MSUG. The list includes names, dates of departure and return, field, and place of study and/or employment.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1950

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 10 Apr 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Participant Follow-up Data
Item Number: 6-20-11E-116-UA17-95_000308   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 20]

List of Vietnamese participants in MSUG-supported study or work opportunities in the United States. The list gives the occupation of the person before beginning the project, their position obtained 6 months after their return to Vietnam, and the position they held at the most recent contact. Note

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 0 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 10 Apr 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Wesley Fishel's Collection of Newspaper Clippings concerning Vietnam, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-41-116-UA17-95_000064   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

This document contains multiple newspaper clippings in regards to Vietnam and are part of Wesley R. Fishel's collection. All of the newspaper articles within the document were printed in 1960 and discuss such topics as the military coup, political tensions, Ngo Dinh Diem, and democracy in Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: 0 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 11 Jan 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Counterinsurgency: Brief Description Activities, February 19, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A45-116-UA17-95_001632   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

A 1965 United States Operations Mission (USOM) document, summarizing counterinsurgency activities of the Office of Provincial Operations. Areas of focus include resettlement/relocation of refugees, hamlet self-help programs, provincial development, the Chien Hoi program, support for para-military

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 19 February 2 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 04 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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USOM Information Brief, Tay Ninh province, November 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A4D-116-UA17-95_001640   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 36]

Provincial Representative Edmundo Navarro provides the introduction for a United States Operations Mission (USOM) paper on the Tay Ninh province of Vietnam. This information brief provides essential information on the province, summarizing its history, culture and background. Lists of self-help

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Author(s): Navarro, Edmundo G.

Item Creation Date: 30 November 11 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 05 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Viet-Nam Information Notes, Number 13: "The U.S. Assistance Program in Viet-Nam", November 1968
Item Number: 6-20-1A68-116-UA17-95_001663   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

The thirteenth in a series of papers on various aspects of the struggle in Vietnam occurring at that time. The paper covers the maintenance of economic stability in the Government of Vietnam, war relief and the resettlement of refugees of the war, the AID medical program, the Rural Security and

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Author(s): Office of Media Services, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State

Item Creation Date: November 11 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 Nov 2015[Updated: 22 Feb 2016]
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Market building blueprint, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-C4-111-UA17-95_000157_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This photograph is of a blueprint for an MSU sponsored market building project in Tay Ninh province.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Blueprint for infirmary building, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-C5-111-UA17-95_000160_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This photograph is a blueprint for an infirmary. Four completed views of the exterior can be seen, as well as a cut-away image of the buidling's side and a floor plan.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Fertilizing technique poster, undated
Item Number: 6-20-C8-111-UA17-95_000162_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This poster comes from a collection of similar posters showing farmers of rice fields. The text on the left-hand side reads, top to bottom, "Appropriate Way, Rice field enriched with chemical fertilizers, good crop - good weight." The text on the right-hand side reads,

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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A.I.D Financing for Commodity Shipments to Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-A2-116-UA17-95_000179   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 38]

This set of documents outlines the proper forms for ordering supplies into Vietnam through the Agency for International Development (A.I.D.). Contained within are order and shipping forms, as well as some rules regarded the purchasing, shipping, and crediting process.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 20 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Correspondence 1955
Item Number: 6-20-BD-116-UA17-95_000203   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

This folder contains correspondence between Michigan State Advisory Group members (including Wesley Fishel, Edward Weidner, Walter Mode and Charles Killingsworth), as well as documents about Vietnamese political figures (including Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Nguyen Thai, Tran Long, Tu Bo Chuong).

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: May 5 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 25 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Election poster, 1959
Item Number: 6-20-CC-111-UA17-95_000167_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This poster is part of a political campaign urging citizens to vote. Three people are shown casting their ballots, an elderly man in the far back, a younger man in the middle, and a young woman in the foreground. It reads: "Voting is a responsibility, a right, and an honor of the

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Author(s): Republic of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1959

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 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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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

Added: 25 Mar 2013[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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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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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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Public Administration Team, Refugee Commission. Research Report September 1955
Item Number: 6-20-125-116-UA17-95_000319   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 21]

A report issued by the Michigan State University Advisory Group that concludes a field study conducted by several group members on the refugee situation in 1955. Included are population numbers and density, locations and travel patterns of refugees entering the country, and interview guides for

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Author(s): Ralph Smuckler Walter Mode Frederic Wickert

Item Creation Date: September 9 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 11 Apr 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Fertilizing instructional poster, undated
Item Number: 6-20-CA-111-UA17-95_000165_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This poster shows several farmers in a field. The text on the left-hand side reads, "Right way, Sugar cane grown with fertilizer." The text on the right-hand side reads, "Wrong way, sugar cane planted without fertilizer."

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Ngo Dinh Diem campaign poster, undated
Item Number: 6-20-CB-111-UA17-95_000166_final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This poster shows a picture of the young Ngo Dinh Diem on his campaign. The text reads, "Vietnam referendum, To vote for Ngo-dinh-Diem, the revolutionary, is to build a prosperous and just society."

Author(s): Ngo Dinh Diem

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 28 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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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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

Added: 11 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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