Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Moncrieff J. Spear Collection
Collection Number
1084
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-S
Processed by
M. E. Mclain, Feb. 2003[Updated: May. 2010 by J. Saffell]
Digitization Status
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

Scope and Content

This collection contains material related to the evacuation of Nha Trang in March 1975. Following the evacuation, Spear asked his staff to write accounts of the evacuations in their provinces.

Biographical Note

Moncrieff Spear served as U.S. Consul General in Nha Trang from 1973 to April 1975. He was responsible for the evacuation of all American and Vietnamese employees and their families in Region Two.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Recollections of evacuations:
1
1
Walter R. Martindale, Administration and Assistance Office, MR-2 to George D. Jacobson, Special Assistant to the Ambassador, April 14, 1975
Moncrieff J. Spear, Consul General, Nha Trang to Ambassador Graham Martin, undated
Edmund W. Sprague, Province Representative, Phu Bon to Moncrieff J. Spear, March 24, 1975
John V. Swange, Province Representative, Binh Dinh to Moncrieff J. Spear, April 9, 1975
David Adamson, Political/Consular Officer to Moncrieff J. Spear, Principal Officer, April 10, 1975
"Evacuation of Nha Trang," undated
"Quang Duc Province, MR II," undated
Memorandum of conversation, "Montagnard Attitude During National Crisis: Request for Political asylum in Event of the Fall of Saigon," April 4, 1975
Nomination for Incentive Award for Paul A. Struharik, January 1976
Remarks by Henry Kissinger at awards ceremony honoring Foreign Service officers for service in Vietnam, January 18, 1977
Letter from Richard S. Pittman, Asia Director of the Summer Institute of Linguistics to Moncrieff J. Spear praising his handling of the movement of SIL staff from NhaTrang to Saigon and efforts to preserve research materials on the Montagnard languages and cultures, undated

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