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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to H.E. Tran Van Lam, 12 September, 1970
Item Number: 6-20-6B-116-UA17-95_000106   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel writes to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Vietnam, H.E. Tran Van Lam to urge him to cancel the upcoming visit by Vice President Ky and President Thieu to the United States. Fishel explains how the visit will be sponsored by a right-wing Protestant minister and

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 12 September 9 1970

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Family, 20 January, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-6C-116-UA17-95_000107   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Wesley Fishel writes to his family while in Saigon, Vietnam about military, economic, and social distress in Vietnam. Fishel also comments on the South Vietnamese government and pressures on the regime from Nguyen Dinh Thuan and Ngo Dinh Nhu.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 20 January 1 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Jane Fishel, Kids, and Dad, 2 March, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-6D-116-UA17-95_000108   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

Wesley Fishel updates his family about the bombings of the Independence Palace in Saigon, Diem's response, and the role of the Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang) in the plot to seize power. He also mentions life in Rangoon, U Nu's political perspectives, and Burmese-U.S. relations.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 02 March 3 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from President John Hannah to president John F. Kennedy, 26 February, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-6F-116-UA17-95_000110   (Click For More Item Information)
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President Hannah takes the liberty to re-introduce Professor Fishel and forward a letter from Fishel to President John F. Kennedy. President Hannah explains the involvement of Michigan State University with South Vietnam, the termination of the contract, and President Diem's reaction to faculty

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Author(s): Hannah, John

Item Creation Date: 26 February 2 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Esson M. Gale to Wesley R. Fishel, October 21, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-7-116-UA17-95_000006   (Click For More Item Information)
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Esson M. Gale, Adviser to the Asiatic Research Center of Korea University invites Wesley Fishel to submit contributions to their new English language publication.

Author(s): Gale, Esson M.

Item Creation Date: 21 October 10 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Aaron Levenstein to Wesley Fishel, 10 August, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-71-116-UA17-95_000112   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aaron Levenstein explains the existing labor programs, labor unions, and Confederation Vietnamienne du Travail (CVT) organization in Vietnam and their problems. Levenstein also mentions the "participant program" to go to the United States to examine labor function.

Author(s): Levenstein, Aaron

Item Creation Date: 10 August 8 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Aaron Levenstein to Wesley Fishel, 11 August, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-72-116-UA17-95_000113   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aaron Levenstein comments on the industries in Gia Dinh, the Vietnam Employers Association, the Textile workers union, and the organization of various businesses in regards to credit unions, benefits, welfare funds, and bonus points.

Author(s): Levenstein, Aaron

Item Creation Date: 11 August 8 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Aaron Levenstein to Wesley Fishel, 12 August, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-73-116-UA17-95_000114   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aaron Levenstein describes the Confederation Vietnamienne Generale du Travail (CVT) and other labor associations such as the Professionnels des Travailleurs de Vietnam (ADIPTV) and Vietnamienne du Travail Christien (CVTC). Levenstein explains how the CVT consisted of commerce and industry,

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Author(s): Levenstein, Aaron

Item Creation Date: 12 August 8 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Vietnam. Villages.
Item Number: 6-20-678-111-UA17-95_001471   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

An image from Wesley Fishel's photograph collection of solitary fisher on the bank of a river. Behind them rises dense jungle.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

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Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Vietnam. Villages.
Item Number: 6-20-679-111-UA17-95_001472   (Click For More Item Information)
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An image from Wesley Fishel's photograph collection of two people steering a boat on a wide river, where another boat is docked nearby.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

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Vietnam. Villages.
Item Number: 6-20-67A-111-UA17-95_001473   (Click For More Item Information)
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An image from Wesley Fishel's photograph collection of a wide river with a boat holding a large group of people. On the far bank is a collection of houses and other boats.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Sloane F. Charles to Wesley R. Fishel, 21 June, 1967
Item Number: 6-20-68-116-UA17-95_000103   (Click For More Item Information)
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Charles F. Sloane from the Department of State explains the problems of the selling of province chief jobs, political unrest in the corps, and confrontations between the National Police and Viet Nam Armed Forces.

Author(s): Charles, Sloane F

Item Creation Date: 21 June 6 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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End of Tour Report from Charles F. Sloane, 8 June 1966
Item Number: 6-20-69-116-UA17-95_000104   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

This is the End of Tour report of Charles Sloane's work in Vietnam with the Vietnamese National Police. Sloane explains the United States Advisory effort in Vietnam to create a national police organization and the success of the National Police.

Author(s): Sloane, Charles F

Item Creation Date: 06 June 6 1966

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from D.B. Pfeiffer to Wesley R. Fishel, 26 February, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-6A-116-UA17-95_000105   (Click For More Item Information)
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D.B. Pfeiffer comments on the recent attacks in Vietnam, the withdrawal of the of the government, and the rise of the Viet Cong. Pfeiffer also comments on Fishel's upcoming trip to Saigon and possibly meeting in East Lansing.

Author(s): Pfeiffer, D.B

Item Creation Date: 26 February 2 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Aaron Levenstein to Wesley Fishel, 13 August, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-74-116-UA17-95_000115   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

Aaron Levenstein describes his travels with David Wiley of the BBC and Keith Spinner his cameraman to Cai Be village, a refugee center. Levenstein describes the reports on the refugee center, housing problems, and threat of the Viet Cong. The letter includes additional notes on bombing tactics of

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Author(s): Levenstein, Aaron

Item Creation Date: 13 August 8 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Aaron Levenstein to Wesley Fishel, 22 August, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-75-116-UA17-95_000116   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aaron Levenstein discusses USOM in Vietnam, Col. Samuel Wilson, and the American graduate student conference and USOM program. Levenstein also summarizes Col. Wilson's discussion points on developing the government of South Vietnam and the political threat of the Viet Cong. Levenstein also reports

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Author(s): Levenstein, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 20 August 8 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Aaron Levenstein to Wesley Fishel, August, 1965
Item Number: 6-20-76-116-UA17-95_000117   (Click For More Item Information)
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Aaron Levenstein recounts his plane trip to Hue by way of Air America (formerly Ari Cat or China Air Travel). Levenstein describes the Vietnamese landscape, recent battles, and his conversation with Dr. Ngueyn-Dinh-Hoan on the effect of the war on the University of Hue. Levenstein also recalls the

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Author(s): Levenstein, Aaron

Item Creation Date: August 8 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Senator Mike Mansfield, 25 July, 1959
Item Number: 6-20-77-116-UA17-95_000118   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley Fishel responds to Senator Mike Mansfield's request for an investigation of U.S. aid to Vietnam in response to accusations from Albert Colegrove of Scripps-Howard newspapers. Fishel denies Colegrove's accusations regarding safety and the aid program. Fishel explains the current conditions in

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 25 July 7 1959

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to Senator Mike Mansfield, 12 November, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-78-116-UA17-95_000119   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

Wesley R. Fishel provides Senator Mike Mansfield an elaborated report on the attempted coup d'etat in Saigon. Fishel lists the presumed reasons for the attack based on the lessening confidence in and distrust of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, discontent among the rural population, and disagreement

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 12 November 11 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Field Trip Observations in Central Vietnam, 2 April 1955
Item Number: 6-20-79-116-UA17-95_000124   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 19]

This field trip report on central Vietnam by W.I. Ladojinsky [Wolf Isaac Ladejinsky] provides travel observations on rural population, land reform and politics to better understand the nature of the Vietnamese village. The party traveled to the countryside around Hue, Tourane, Faifoo, and Tam Ky.

Author(s): Ladojinsky, W.I.

Item Creation Date: 02 April 4 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen-De to Wesley Fishel, 15 May, 1970
Item Number: 6-20-7A-116-UA17-95_000120   (Click For More Item Information)
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Nguyen-De urges a new assessment of the conditions of the war in Vietnam based on the situation in Cambodia, North Vietnamese failure to negotiate, and the roles of China and the U.S.S.R. A French copy of this letter follows.

Item Creation Date: 15 May 5 1970

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen-De to Wesley Fishel, 1 September, 1970
Item Number: 6-20-7B-116-UA17-95_000121   (Click For More Item Information)
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Nguyen-De describes to Wesley Fishel the possible Hanoi offensives based on political and military conditions in Cambodia, Laos, and South Vietnam. Nguyen-De argues that North Vietnam will soon negotiate with the United States because of the simultaneous war fronts and the international pressure

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Author(s): Nguyen-De

Item Creation Date: 01 September 9 1970

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen-De from Wesley Fishel, 4 May, 1971
Item Number: 6-20-7C-116-UA17-95_000122   (Click For More Item Information)
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Nguyen-De describes the influence of the military action in Laos, Chinese diplomatic offensive, and foreign policy of the U.S.S.R., the United States, and China on the direction of the war. Nguyen-De follows a discussion on changing the political, military, and economic methods of war and diplomacy

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Author(s): Nguyen-De

Item Creation Date: 04 May 5 1971

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen-De to Wesley Fishel, 20 January, 1969
Item Number: 6-20-7D-116-UA17-95_000123   (Click For More Item Information)
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Nguyen-De refers back to his former report "Le Vietnam en Question [The Vietnam in Question"] to reflect on the current understanding of origins of the war, geopolitical factors of Vietnam, and to surmise the possibility and details of a durable peace settlement.

Author(s): Nguyen-De

Item Creation Date: 20 January 1 1969

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen-De to Wesley Fishel, 12 February, 1968
Item Number: 6-20-7E-116-UA17-95_000126   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

Nguyen-De explains his perspectives on the conflict in Vietnam, the perspectives of the government of South Vietnam, and the role of overseas Vietnamese. Nguyen-De also discusses the historical and geopolitical context of the war, such as the influence and proximity of China.

Item Creation Date: 12 February 2 1968

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Nguyen Van Hung to President John F. Kennedy, 4 September, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-7F-116-UA17-95_000127   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 10]

Nguyen Van Hung critiques the Diem regime and methods described as "personalism." Hung also discusses the level of American foreign aid in support of the Diem regime. Hung requests that the new government follow democratic institutions such as public freedom, political and economic

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Author(s): Nguyen Van Hung

Item Creation Date: 04 September 9 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to John A. Hannah, 6 January, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-8-116-UA17-95_000007   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley Fishel recounts to John Hannah about his recent visit with the Ford Foundation.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R.

Item Creation Date: 06 January 1 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Tran Van Chuong to Wesley Fishel, 1 January, 1969
Item Number: 6-20-80-116-UA17-95_000128   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Tran Van Chuong describes his visit to Saigon, two weeks before the Tet offensive. Chuong suggests a reexamination of the whole Vietnam policy rather than settling on a disguised surrender or terms similar to that in 1962 Laos.

Author(s): Tran Van Chuong

Item Creation Date: 01 January 1 1969

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The Vietnamese Problem by Ambassador Tran Van Chuong, March 1955
Item Number: 6-20-81-116-UA17-95_000129   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

Written by Tran Van Chuong, the ambassador of South Vietnam to the United States, explains to Americans the Indochina War and the importance of defending Vietnam. Chuong represents Vietnam as the only defense line in Southeast Asia to shield the "Free World" from falling to Communism.

Author(s): Tran Van Chuong

Item Creation Date: March 3 1955

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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Letter from Wesley Fishel to Stephen K. Bailey, 22 April, 1975
Item Number: 6-20-83-116-UA17-95_000130   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley Fishel writes to the president of the American Council on Education, Stephen K. Bailey in regards to the evacuation of Vietnamese intellectuals. A list of family and personal data of the Vietnamese intellectuals is included.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 20 April 4 1975

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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Vietnamese Art and Archeology, by Dr. Olav R. T. Janse, 10 December 1960
Item Number: 6-20-10E-116-UA17-95_000303   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

This document is a speech by Dr. Olav R. T. Janse about ancient Vietnamese art and archeology. It argues that the Vietnamese have their own culture and civilization that is distinct from China.

Author(s): Janse, Dr. Olav R. T.

Item Creation Date: 10 December 12 1960

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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Letters from Thomas M. Beggs to Wesley R. Fishel, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-10F-116-UA17-95_000304   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This document contains two letters from the director of the National Collection of Fine Arts, Thomas M. Beggs to Wesley R. Fishel. The letters are in regards to planning for an exhibition on Vietnamese folk art and contemporary crafts in the United States.

Author(s): Beggs, Thomas M.

Item Creation Date: 0 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Letter from Wesley R. Fishel to President John A. Hannah, 14 July, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-11-116-UA17-95_000016   (Click For More Item Information)
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Wesley R. Fishel writes a letter to President John A. Hannah about his recent trip to Washington and New York. While there he conversed with the Vietnam Embassy regarding various aspects of the Vietnam program.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley R.

Item Creation Date: 14 July 7 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Education Department. Research Report, Vol 1. March 1957
Item Number: 6-20-110-116-UA17-95_000277   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 132]

A lengthy report on the Department of Education and their interaction with the MSU Advisory Group, supplementary to the 1956 MSUG report on the same subject.. Topics covered include the structure and organization of the Department of Education, construction of schools, ensuring the education of the

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Author(s): Gerald Hickey Vo Hong Phuc

Item Creation Date: March 3 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Economic Progress in Southeast Asia, Douglas S. Paauw, November 1962
Item Number: 6-20-11A-116-UA17-95_000311   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 55]

This document contains a paper written by Douglas S. Paauw, a faculty member at Yale University, in 1962. The paper concerns economic progress in Southeast Asian countries since World War II.

Author(s): Paauw, Douglas S.

Item Creation Date: November 11 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Letter from Foy Kohler to Wesley Fishel, 1 August, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-12-116-UA17-95_000017   (Click For More Item Information)
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The deputy assistant secretary for European Affairs, Foy Kohler thanks Wesley Fishel for his letter on July 25.

Author(s): Kohler, Foy

Item Creation Date: 01 August 8 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Public Administration Team, Second Report December 1955
Item Number: 6-20-121-116-UA17-95_000314   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 36]

The second report issued by the Michigan State University Advisory Group concerning public administration in the Republic of Vietnam. The report details several aspects of the MSUG's work, including the police project, the field administration project, the presidency project, the participant

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Author(s): Edward Weidner

Item Creation Date: 31 December 12 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Map of Vietnamese Tribes, June 1964
Item Number: 6-20-12C-111-UA17-95_000334_Final   (Click For More Item Information)
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This ethnographic map prepared by the U.S. military deliniates ethnic minority areas in the central highlands of the Republic of Vietnam.

Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: June 6 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 25 Apr 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
French Map of South Vietnam, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-132-111-UA17-95_000351_Final   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This document is a 1956 map in French of the various provinces of the Republic of Vietnam.

Author(s): Service du Cadastre du Sud-Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 25 Apr 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
In-Service Training. Work Plan and Statement of Philosophy October 1955
Item Number: 6-20-136-116-UA17-95_000325   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

A mission statement for the MSUG's training of employees of the South Vietnamese government. The statement outlines the MSUG's goals, strategy, objectives, and expectations regarding the Vietnamese personal being trained.

Author(s): Wickert, Frederic

Item Creation Date: 03 October 10 1955

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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The New York Times Article by Le Anh Tu about Nguyen Thai Binh, 4 July, 1972
Item Number: 6-20-8F-116-UA17-95_000143   (Click For More Item Information)
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This is a newspaper clipping from The New York Times article titled "Death of a Hero" by Le Anh Tu. Tu writes about the death of Nguyen Thai Binh and his anti-war actions.

Author(s): The New York Times Le Anh Tu

Item Creation Date: 04 July 7 1972

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Biography of Lt. Col. Le Xuan Chuyen, 28 November, 1967
Item Number: 6-20-9B-116-UA17-95_000163   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

This document is a biography of Lt. Col. Le Xuan Chuyen of The People's Army of The Democratic Republic of North Vietnam. This includes detailed information about Chuyen's involvement with the National Liberation Front headquarters and his eventual deflection and escape to Phan Thiet in August 1966.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 22 November 11 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 19 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Summary List of Recent Actions of Vietnamese Government, National Assembly, and Political Organizations, 18 December 1968
Item Number: 6-20-A4-116-UA17-95_000174   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

This is a summary lists recent actions such as reducing corruption amongst Vietnamese military and civilian officials, strengthening political institutions and the economy, and increased responsibility to develop military and defense capability.

Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: 18 December 12 1969

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Memo about Dang Duc Khoi, 26 December 1967
Item Number: 6-20-A7-116-UA17-95_000177   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

This document is a memo in regards to Dang Duc Khoi, special assistant to Vice-President Nguyen Cao Ky, and his advice to stop anti-American press editorials such as "Cong Chung."

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 26 December 12 1967

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Policies and Programs of The Vietnamese Government, 7 March 1964
Item Number: 6-20-A5-116-UA17-95_000175   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

This is a record of the public statements of policy and programs announced by General Nguyen Khanh, Prime Minister of the Government of Viet-Nam and some of his cabinet members. Topics addressed are reorganization of the government, the Rural Life Hamlet Program, national development, public radio

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Author(s): Unknown

Item Creation Date: 07 March 3 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Assortment of Newspaper Clippings about Nguyen Khanh from Newsweek, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-A6-116-UA17-95_000176   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

This assortment of article clippings from Newsweek address General Nguyen Khanh and recent events such as the coup to overthrow Major General Duong Van Minh, President Lyndon B. Johnh's foreign policy, and debates over neutralization.

Author(s): Newsweek

Item Creation Date: 0 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 21 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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