Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Donald Stiles Collection
Collection Number
1273
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-S, Photograph Collection
Processed by
R. Grau, Feb. 2004[Updated: Jul. 2005 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

The Donald Stiles collection is composed of materials related to the Civic Action Program in Vietnam. Included in the collection is a Civic Action Psychological Operations Handbook from the 9th Infantry Division, May 1969; a Civic Action Program book that illustrates tasks and accomplishments of the 9th Infantry Division; Memoranda written by Stiles; and a series of photographs extracted from the Civic Action Program book.

Biographical Note

Donald Stiles was the last ACS-G5 for the 9th Infantry Division before they were withdrawn from Vietnam. Prior to that he served as Division Civic Action Officer and as the operations officer for IV Corps, Military Assistance Command Civil Operation and Revolutionary Development support (MACCORDS), Revolutionary Development Cadre. From 1965 - 1966 he was District Senior Advisor, Giang Long District, Ken Hoa Province.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Civic Action Psychological Operation (CA PSYOP) Handbook.
1
1
Individual Collections-S
Bridge to Understanding. Civic Action Program book.
United States Army Memoranda written by Donald J. Stiles, 1969
2

Separated Materials

Photographs
38 photographs depicting Civic Action Program of the 9th Infantry Division (VA035747 - 84).

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