Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Larry Flanagan Collection
Association
USOM/Office of Rural Affairs, Saigon
Collection Number
088
Date(s)
Undated
Size
6.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D044.5A; D044.5B; D044.5C; D044.6A; D043.2; Library; Museum Object Collection; Newsletter Collection; Periodical Collection
Processed by
S. Frizzell, Dec. 2001[Updated: Feb. 2007 by J. Furr]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

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Scope and Content

Over six linear feet of USOM documents, newspaper clippings, books, periodicals, and newsletters detail the economy and industry in Southeast Asia since the Vietnam war. Also included is material related to USARV training and refugee training abroad. These materials document Larry Flanagan's twenty-one year military career, his career with the Foreign Service, and his his service with the United States Operation Mission (USOM). Items of note in this collection are several Vietnamese language military drills, four Montagnard baskets, and USARV Pamphlet number 621-1: Noi Tieng Viet (Speak Vietnamese).

Biographical Note

Larry Flanagan was born on 3 February 1925 in Snoqualmie Falls, Washington. In 1943, he was drafted in the United States Army during World War II, beginning his twenty-one year military career, which ended in 1964. He then joined the Foreign Service and served for ten years in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam Conflict, retiring in 1973. While with the Foreign Service, he was promoted from an FR-5 to an FR-3 and served as the Provincial Representative for Darlac Province, the Operations Officer at the United States Operations MIssion (USOM) Headquarters, the Senior Advisor to Binh Thuan Province, Staff Officer of the Joint Eceonomic Office in Saigon, and the Senior Economic Officer for Region II and was stationed at Ban Me Thuot, Saigon, Phan Thiet, and Nha Trang. After retirement, he returned to the United States and continued his university studies, then began a private business and has since had various business ventures in Vietnam since 1995. He is also a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
A Study of Commercial Distribution of Agricultural Inputs in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
1
1
D044.5A
Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954
2
Applied Economic Research, October 1971
3
Briefing paper titled the Economy of South Vietnam, 10 August 1971
4
Brochure: For Your Investment in Vietnam
5
Memorandum for the Chief of Staff, I Field Force Vietnam concerning Cost of Living in Kontum, 29 November 1968
6
Director's Fiscal Year 1969/1970 Program Review USAID/Vietnam, September 1968
7
Economic and Financial Reform Program of Autumn 1971
8
Economic Development Seminar Papers, 1971
9
Export Subsidy Levels plan
10
Proposed plan of work, Forestry Sub-Sector Export Demand Analysis, 14 September 1972
11
The Highland People of South Vietnam: Social and Economic Development by Gerald C. Hickey
12
Some Recommendations Affecting the Prospective Role of Vietnamese Highlanders in Economic Development by Gerald C. Hickey, September 1971
13
Import Tax Schedule, 15 November 1971
14
Investment Opportunities in MR-2, 1971
15
Industrial Development Bank of Vietnam booklet titled Investment Opportunities in Vietnam
16
Office of the Board of Investment, Investment Service Center booklet titled Law for the Encouragement of Investment in Vietnam, 2 June 1972
17
Speech given by Nguyen Dang Khoi titled Towards an Attractive Investment Climate in Vietnam, 24 August 1972
18
Nomenclature of Articles and Items in the GVN National Budget Expenditures and Fiscal Accounting Procedure, October 1970
19
Materials from the Office of Development Operations Workshop, 21-22 January 1971
20
Project Agreement between DOS, (AID) and the Directorate General for Vietnam, 1968
21
Provincial Economic Restrictions, 3 July 1968
22
Regional Development, 11 November 1968
23
Hearings before the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs House of Representatives titled Rural Development in Asia, 28 February, 1,2,8,9 March 1967
24
Statement of Charles A. Cooper before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 13 May 1970
25
The Aid Commercial Import Program for Viet-Nam, October 1970
26
The Postwar Development of the Republic of Vietnam: Policies and Program, Volume I, March 1969
27
The Postwar Development of the Republic of Vietnam: Policies and Program, Volume II, March 1969
28
Memorandum from Leroy Jones through Wilbur Wilson to John P. Vann titled Quantitative Study of Legal Taxation in IV CTZ, 29 August 1969
29
2 Booklets titled The Vietnamese Peasant: His Value System and An Approach to Better Understanding of Vietnamese Society
30
Various articles regarding the Vietnam War
31
Copy of Partial Translation of the Book A Solution to the Problem of Vietnam by Colonel Hoang Van Lac, 20 July 1965
32
Department of the Army document titled Minority Groups in the Republic of Vietnam, February 1966
33
FSI Vietnam Training Program documents, May 1967
34
United States Government Summaries of the History of Vietnam
35
Accomodation in South Vietnam: The Key to Sociopolitical Solidarity by Gerald C. Hickey
36
Letter from Gregory Watts to Ed Owens, Chief Firearms Technology Branch, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 11 July 1986
37
USOM/Vietnam Office For Rural Affairs booklet titled Helping-People-Help-Themselves: A Guide To Self Help, 1964
38
Hoi Anh Em Can-Binh
39
Illustrative Jobs Being Performed by USOM/Vietnam Provincial Representatives, 19 May 1964
40
Job Description for Special Assistant to Depcords for Village Self Development
2
1
D044.5B
Correspondence
2
Minutes of a meeting of the GVN Representative Office Region II, 19 November 1968
3
Memorandum from Gerald C. Hickey titled Unlearned Lessons of History: Relocation of Montagnards, 13 February 1971
4
Short ethnography of the Rhade Tribe of Montagnards(2 copies)
Photocopies of various newspaper articles about Larry Flanagan
5
Photocopies of various newspaper articles, 1964-1995
6
Photocopy of a draft document regarding the Peace Corps
7
U.S.-Vietnam: a pull-out supplement of Vietnam Economic Times Magazine, July 1997
8
Photocopy of a very preliminary outline for an essay regarding Vietnamese peasants and the Vietnamese village system
9
Requirements for Success of Village Cooperatives in Developing Countries of Asia by Perry F. Philipp
10
Photocopies of material necessary to establish the position of Regional Economist
11
Tet Dinh-Ty: an informational brochure on the Vietnamese celebration of Tet
12
Information regarding the Tran Ngoc Chau Trial, March 1970
13
Presentation at PSA Conference, MR 2 by Thomas A. Moser, 7 February 1971
14
USOM Provincial Representatives Guide, December 1962
15
Schedule for Vietnam Special Program Group Nine from 27 February - 17 March 1967
16
Training guide titled Vietnamese Systems of Thought and Conduct, August 1969
17
Briefing Paper on the 1971 Village Self Development Program
18
Department of State Agency for International Development guidebook titled Village Technology Handbook
19
International Voluntary Services in the Republic of Vietnam, June 1964-June 1965
20
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: New Myths and Old Realities by Charles Wolf, Jr., July 1965
21
AID Interview #22, 5 October 1966
22
AID Interview #6, 31 May 1966 , 5 October 1966
23
COSVN Resolution No. 9, July 1969
24
A Military and Police Security Program for South Vietnam by Frank Armbruster, 10 August 1967
25
Vietnam Documents and Research Notes Document No. 70: The Party's Military Line is the Ever-Victorious Banner of People's War in Our Country by General Vo Nguyen Giap
26
Four Papers on the Vietnamese Insurgency: I. A Conservative, Decentralized Approach to Pacification in South Vietnam by Raymond D. Gastil, 8 August 1967
27
Four Papers on the Vietnamese Insurgency: II. Counterinsurgency and South Vietnam: Some Alternatives by Raymond D. Gastil, 8 August 1967
Four Papers on the Vietnamese Insurgency: III. Principles for Settlement in South Vietnam by Raymond D. Gastil, 8 August 1967
Four Papers on the Vietnamese Insurgency: IV. Toward the Development fo a More Acceptable Set of Limits For Counterinsurgency, 8 August 1967
Vietnamese language military drills
28
Embassy of Viet-Nam document titled One Year Implementation of the Paris Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Viet-Nam, 19 March 1974
29
Impact of Pacification on Insurgency in South Vietnam by Robert W. Komer
30
United States Army Special Warfare School document titled The Role of Military in Underdeveloped Countries
31
Annex IV The Special Self Development Program: A Partnership Between the People and the Government
32
The Two Faces of National Liberation Front Propaganda
33
United States Army Special Warfare School document titled The Republic of Vietnam
34
United States Information Agency study titled When the Communist Come, July 1962
35
Narrative titled Retreat From Vietnam 1975
Various studies on the Viet Cong
36
Rural Pacification in Viet Nam: 1962-1965 prepared by William A. Nighswonger
37
A Tropical Hardwood Lumber Concentration Yard in the Saigon-Bien Hoa Area: An Investment Opportunity in South Vietnam, 8 January 1971
38
Indochina Refugee Training Talking Papers, June 1975
39
The Vietnam Council on Foreign Relations guidebook titled Doing Business in Viet Nam: Legal and Commercial Considerations, September 1970
40
Documents on Buddhism, 1966
41
Development workshop documents, 21 January 1971
42
Memo on Cost of Living in Kontum, 29 November 1968
43
Various undated newspaper clippings regarding Vietnamese industry and economics
3
1
D044.5C
Various undated newspaper clippings regarding Vietnamese industry and economics
2
Various newspaper clippings regarding Vietnamese industry and economics, 1998
3
Various newspaper clippings regarding Vietnamese industry and economics, 2000
4
Various newspaper clippings regarding Vietnamese industry and economics, 2001
5
Various newspaper clippings regarding Vietnamese industry and economics, 2002
6
Various newspaper clippings regarding Vietnamese industry and economics, 2003
7
Various newspaper clippings regarding Vietnamese industry and economics, 2004
8
Various magazine articles regarding travel and industry in Vietnam
9
Information regarding the Library of Vietnam Project
10
Information regarding the Viet-America Center for Distance Learning
11
Vietnam Trade Union Tourism Company Travel Agents Guides
12
Asean Overview 1998: Briefing Book prepared for the Sixth Annual U.S. Ambassadors Tour
13
Documents and news clippings regarding the Christina Noble Children's Foundation in Vietnam
14
USARV Pamphlet number 621-1: Noi Tieng Viet (Speak Vietnamese)
15
Clippings from various newsletters
16
Vietnamese language documents
17
Vietnamese Petroleum Industry Company Profiles
18
Vietnamese Petroleum Industry Company Profiles
19
Vietnamese Fireworks Industry Company Profiles
20
Vietnamese language booklet titled Ngon lua GIAN KHOAN
21
Vietnamese Investment and Industry booklets
22
A Guide to the Ministry of Industry Hanoi, 1998
23
Hanoi Trade Profile 2001-2002
24
Socialist Republic of Vietnam Government Report titled High and Sustainable Development to Reduce Poverty, 10-11 December 2002
25
Hanoi Amsterdam Company Profiles
26
Various Vietnamese Textile Company Profiles
27
Various Vietnamese Industry Profiles
28
Various Vietnamese Industry Profiles
29
Vietnam Travel and Economy Documents
30
Vietnamese language booklets regarding village industry development
31
Vietnamese company profiles
32
Investment information for Ha Tay Province
4
1
D044.6A
"Socialist Republic of Vietnam Reform Progress" presentation
2
Asia Society's 13th Asian Corporate Conference: "Opening Markets and Continuing Growth: Vietnam and the Asian Economy" packet (5-7 March 2003)
3
Investment projects documents
4
Investment projects booklets
5
Son La Hydropower Project information
6
Saigon (HCMC) International Trade Center Project documents
7
Environmental issues booklets
8
Miscellaneous news articles
9
Miscellaneous documents/booklets
10
Various newspaper clippings on Agent Orange
11
Postcards
12
Background information for museum objects in collection
13
Various Oversized Newspaper and Magazine articles regarding Vietnamese industry, travel and economics
5 (Oversize)
1
D043.2
Nine Vietnamese folk engravings with folder
6 (Oversize)
1
D043.2
HCMC World Trade Center/Saigon International Trade Center Project plans
2
Conventionan Center, HCMC, plans
3
Vietnamese company calendars
4
Leather-bound informational booklet on the State of Oklahoma Education and Trade Mission to Vietnam, 8-18 March 2000
7 (Oversize)
1

Separated Materials

Books
Guide-Book for Incoming Overseas Vietnamese and Foreign Nationals, 1994.

Tap Van Cung Gia Tien, 1994.

Vietnam: A Travel Survival Kit, 1993.

History and Philosophy of Caodaism by Gabriel Gobron (Tu-Hai Publishing House, 1950).

Tax Law on Transfer of Land Use Rights and Concerning Regulations (Hanoi, 1996).
Photographs
VA048197 - VA048198: Two photographs of Vietnamese traditional toy makers.
Maps
Ban Do Quy Hoach Cac Khu, Cum Cong Nghiep Diem TTCN Lang Nghe Tinh Ha Tay Den 2010.
Museum Objects
088museum2673: Bush hat.

088museum2675-2678: Four various sized Vietnamese Montagnard baskets.

088museum2696: Montagnard crossbow (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2697: Carved wood dragon cane (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2698: Framed wooden flower (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2699: Vietnamese shoe horn (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2700: Traditional artwork with deer (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2701: Rade traditional shirt (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2702: Traditional Vietnamese children 's boat (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2703: Vietnamese drinking glasses (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2704: Glass business card holders (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2705: Painting of a Vietnamese city street (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2706: Framed map of Vietnam (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2707: Rade bench (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2708: Carrying pole with two baskets and stand (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2709: Model of a traditional Vietnamese village house (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2710: Small traditional basket (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2711: Vietnamese-made camel tie (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2712: Commemorative plate (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2713: SVS 2004 t-shirt (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2714: Vietnamese doll (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2715: Gourd (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2716: Vietnamese-made tie (Located off-site in TTU Math Building stacks).

088museum2786: Petrovietnam complimentary tie.

088museum2787: Petrovietnam complimentary tie.

088museum2788: Christina Noble Foundation t-shirt.
Electronic Media
088EM0354: Ha Tay Provincial People's Committee.

088EM0355: Hanoi Trade Profile 2001-2002.
Audio
088AU2118: Audio cassette: Doan Mua Roi Nuoc Thang Long.
Newsletters
AmCham Hanoi Journal, April 2003.

AmCham Hanoi Journal, October 2003.

AmCham Hanoi Journal, May 2004.

AmCham Hanoi Journal, June 2004.

AmCham Hanoi Journal, July 2004.

AmCham Hanoi Journal, November 2004 (2 copies).

AmCham Hanoi Journal, July 2005.

Green Cross, No. 18, April-June 1997 (2 copies).

The Sunshine News of Vietnam, September 2000.
Periodicals
Destination: Vietnam, November/December 1994.

Destination: Vietnam, January/February 1995.

Destination: Vietnam, July/August 1995.

Destination: Vietnam, September/October 1995.

Destination: Vietnam, November/December 1995.

Destination: Vietnam, March/April 1996.

Destination: Vietnam, May/June 1996.

Heritage, November/December 2000.

Heritage, November/December 2005.

Heritage, January/February 2006.

The Saigon Times Weekly, 18-24 August 1994.

The Saigon Times Weekly, 21-27 October 1995.

The Saigon Times Weekly, 25 April 1998.

The Saigon Times Weekly, 4 September 1999.

The Saigon Times Weekly, 23 October 1999.

The Saigon Times Weekly, 5 July 2003.

The Saigon Times Weekly, No. 52, 24 December 2005.

Timeout, 4-10 May 1999.

Timeout, 30 April-6 May 2001.

Timeout, 2-8 December 2002.

Timeout, 23-29 December 2002.

Timeout, 22-28 December 2003.

Timeout, 17-23 May 2004.

Timeout, 31 May-6 June 2004.

Timeout, 7-13 June 2004.

Timeout, 21-27 June 2004.

Timeout, 28 June-4 July 2004.

Timeout, 5-11 July 2004.

Timeout, 12-18 July 2004.

Timeout, 19-25 July 2004.

Timeout, 9-15 August 2004.

Timeout, 30 August-5 September 2004.

Timeout, 27 September-3 October 2004.

Timeout, 25-31 October 2004.

Timeout, 1-7 November 2004.

Timeout, 8-14 November 2004.

Timeout, 15-21 November 2004.

Timeout, 29 November - 5 December 2004.

Timeout, 20-26 December 2004.

Timeout, 3-9 January 2005.

Timeout, 17-23 January 2005.

Timeout, 24-30 January 2005.

Timeout, 21-27 February 2005.

Timeout, 28 February - 6 March 2006.

Timeout, 21-27 March 2005.

Timeout, 28 March - 3 April 2005.

Timeout, 25 April - 1 May 2005.

Timeout, 2-8 May 2005.

Timeout, 23-29 May 2005.

Timeout, 30 May - 5 June 2005.

Timeout, 6-12 June 2005.

Timeout, 13-19 June 2005.

Timeout, 20-26 June 2005.

Timeout, 27 June - 3 July 2005.

Timeout, 4-10 July 2005.

Timeout, 18-24 July 2005.

Timeout, 25-31 July 2005.

Timeout, 1-7 August 2005.

Timeout, 8-14 August 2005.

Timeout, 15-21 August 2005.

Timeout, 22-28 August 2005.

Timeout, 29 August - 4 September 2005.

Timeout, 5-11 September 2005.

Timeout, 12-18 September 2005.

Timeout, 26 September - 2 October 2005.

Timeout, 3 - 9 October 2005.

Timeout, 10-16 October 2005.

Timeout, 17-23 October 2005.

Timeout, 24-30 October 2005.

Timeout, 7-13 November 2005.

Timeout, 14-20 November 2005.

Timeout, 21-27 November 2005.

Timeout, 28 November - 4 December 2005.

Timeout, 12-18 December 2005.

Timeout, 19-25 December 2005.

Timeout, 26 December - 1 January 2005.

Timeout, 2-8 January 2006.

Viet-My, July/August 2004.

Viet-My, October/November 2004.

Vietnam, April 1993.

The Vietnam Business Journal, June 1995.

The Vietnam Business Journal, April 1996.

The Vietnam Business Journal, October 1996.

The Vietnam Business Journal, December 1996.

The Vietnam Business Journal, February 1997.

Vietnam Business Magazine, 1-15 January 1999.

Vietnam Discovery April 2002.

Vietnam Economic News, 4-10 January 1999.

Vietnam Economic News, 15-21 March 1999.

Vietnam Economic News, 29 March - 4 April 1999.

Vietnam Economic News, 5-11 April 1999.

Vietnam Economic News, 2-8 November 1999.

Vietnam Economic News, 18-24 April 2000.

Vietnam Economic News, 3-9 October 2000.

Vietnam Economic News, 9 April 2002.

Vietnam Economic News, 24 August 2004.

Vietnam Economic News, Vol. 5, No. 42, 18 October 2005.

Vietnam Economic News, Vol. 6, No. 3, 17 January 2006.

Viet Nam Economic Review August 1997.

Vietnam Economic Times, February 1997.

Vietnam Sources: A Supplement to Vietnam Economic Times, July 1997.

Vietnam Economic Times, July 1997.

Vietnam Economic Times, October 1999.

Vietnam Economic Times, November 1999.

Vietnam Economic Times, April 2003.

The Guide: A Supplement to Vietnam Economic Times, April 2003.

Vietnam Economic Times, May 2003.

Vietnam Today, Volume 3 Issue 2 1994.

Vietnam Investment Review, 30 October-5 November 2000.

Vietnam Investment Review, 15-21 April 2002.

Vietnam Investment Review, Number 732, 24-30 October 2005.

Vietnam Investment Review, No. 733, 31 October - 6 November 2005.

Vietnam Investment Review, No. 740, 19-25 December 2005.

Vietnam Investment Review, No. 741, 26 December 2005.

Sunday Viet Nam News Vol. 14 No. 4,792-4,799, 19-26 December 2004.

Sunday Viet Nam News, Vol. 15, No. 5,031, 21 August 2005.

Sunday Viet Nam News, Vol. 15, No. 5,044, 4 September 2005.

Sunday Viet Nam News, Vol. 15, No. 5,072, 2 October 2005.

Sunday Viet Nam News, Vol. 15, No. 5,142, 11 December 2005.

Sunday Viet Nam News, Vol. 15, No. 5,149-5,156, 18-25 December 2005.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive