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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

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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

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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Public Administration Team, Refugees Commissariat - Recommendations for Proposed Field&#0A;Organization. Report September 1955
Item Number: 6-20-124-116-UA17-95_000318   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 14]

A report issued by the Michigan State University Advisory Group concerning the flow of refugees in South Vietnam. The report consists of several proposals to help direct the flow of refugees and to establish living zones for those entering the country, and the administrative steps that should be

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Author(s): unknown

Item Creation Date: 20 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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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

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

Added: 06 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Monthly Report of the Michigan State University Group, September 1957
Item Number: 6-20-145-116-UA17-95_000328   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A report sent from Dr. Wesley Fishel to Michigan State University describing the activities of each division of the Michigan State University Advisory Group for September 1957.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 11 September 9 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Monthly Report of the Michigan State Advisory Group, September 1957
Item Number: 6-20-146-116-UA17-95_000329   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

A report sent from Dr. Wesley Fishel to Michigan State University describing the activities of each division of the Michigan State University Advisory Group for October 1957.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 08 October 10 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Monthly Report of the Michigan State University Advisory Group, October 1957
Item Number: 6-20-148-116-UA17-95_000330   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

A report sent from Dr. Wesley Fishel to Michigan State University describing the activities of each division of the Michigan State University Advisory Group for November 1957.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 07 November 11 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Monthly Report of the Michigan State University Advisory Group, November 1957
Item Number: 6-20-14C-116-UA7-95_000376   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 8]

A report sent from Dr. Wesley Fishel to Michigan State University describing the activities of each division of the Michigan State University Advisory Group for October 1957.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 10 December 12 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Report and Recommendations on the Reorganization of the Presidency of Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-14E-116-UA17-95_000332   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 43]

A report issued by the Michigan State University Advisory Group that suggests possible changes to the office of the presidency in the Republic of Vietnam. These changes include improving efficiency, coordination, scheduling, delegation of tasks, and the role of the President's cabinet.

Author(s): Dorsey, John T.

Item Creation Date: 15 November 11 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Political Parties in Vietnam
Item Number: 6-20-14F-116-UA17-95_000333   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

A brief breakdown of the political parties represented in the first elected legislature in the Republic of Vietnam, with the average age of deputies.

Author(s): Embassy of Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 06 February 2 1959

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 08 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Finance Department Report, December 1956
Item Number: 6-20-156-116-UA17-95_000290   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A report created during the review of the Ministry of Finance that outlines forms of public finance and financial organization in precolonial and colonial times in Vietnam.

Author(s): Mode, Walter

Item Creation Date: 03 December 12 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 10 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Correspondence and Reports: 1956-1960
Item Number: 6-20-CD-116-UA17-95_000204   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 57]

This folder contains miscellaneous materials concerning Vietnamese politics in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It includes a copy of the 1960 constitution of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), newspaper clippings about South Vietnamese officials arrested for corruption, South

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 07 June 6 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 Mar 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Correspondence 1955
Item Number: 6-20-CE-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 or letters from Vietnamese figures (including Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Nguyen Thai, Tran Long, Tu Bo Chuong).

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 12 October 10 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 Mar 2012[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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First Report of the Michigan State University Vietnam Team in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam and USOM
Item Number: 6-20-135-116-UA17-95_000324   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 24]

A report from the MSUG's public administration team. The report outlines reforms involving the police department, administration, presidency, financial and logistical institutions. These include reform of the organization, structure and operation of these institutions in order to reduce

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Item Creation Date: 19 August 8 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 06 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Letter from The Detroit News
Item Number: 6-20-425-116-UA17-95_000566   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A letter from The Detroit News apologizing for a printing error regarding a story written about the Michigan State University Advisory Group.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 01 December 12 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 Dec 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Report - Work Plan: Degree or Certificate Program, Michigan State University Group, August 25, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-6-116-UA17-95_000005   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 12]

Report for the National Institute of Administration to be established in Saigon with training facilities, consultative services, degree programs for students and government officials, and a set of research services in the area of government. The report outlines the priorities, the personnel,

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Author(s): Fox, Guy H. Hunter, John M. Dorsey, John T.

Item Creation Date: 25 August 8 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 13 Nov 2012[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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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

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

Added: 06 Feb 2013[Updated: 14 Jan 2016]
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Education Department Organization. Report June 1956
Item Number: 6-20-102-116-UA17-95_000233   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 44]

A report that outlines South Vietnam's educational system, problems within the educational system, and the MSUG's proposed solutions to those problems.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 30 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 18 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Correspondence and Reports 1956-60
Item Number: 6-20-107-116-UA17-95_000204   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 57]

This folder contains miscellaneous materials concerning Vietnamese politics in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It includes a copy of the 1960 constitution of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), newspaper clippings about South Vietnamese officials arrested for corruption, South

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 03 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 22 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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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

Added: 22 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Report on the Organization of the Department of Land Registration and Agrarian Reform
Item Number: 6-20-113-116-UA17-95_000301   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 56]

A report by Wesley Fishel, with the help of Walter Mode, Albert Rosenfeld, Nguyen Thi An, and Than Trong Hue, that provides recommendations for the Department of Agriculture in Vietnam regarding land registration and agrarian reform. These recommendations are based on interviews with Vietnamese

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley Walter Mode Albert Rosenfeld Nguyen Thi An Than Trong Hue

Item Creation Date: 30 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 25 Mar 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Public Administration Team, Vietnam Bureau of Investigation (VBI) Memorandum April 1956
Item Number: 6-20-126-116-UA17-95_000320   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

An initial report about the Vietnamese Bureau of Investigation, as studied by the MSUG. The report contains the overall mission of the VBI, some general information (size, locations of headquarters, etc) about the VBI, and equipment inventory.

Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 17 April 4 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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

Added: 06 May 2013[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Report from Wesley Fishel to USOM, MSU, 8 August 1957
Item Number: 6-20-138-116-UA17-95_000327   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

A report from Dr. Wesley Fishel to the MSUG's administration in the United States. The report details two visits to the the Republic of Vietnam by Dr. Floyd Reeves and Dr. Lawrence Boger. In addition, the report outlines the general organization of the MSUG, some changes being made to its internal

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Author(s): Fishel, Wesley

Item Creation Date: 08 August 8 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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