Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group Collection
Collection Number
149
Date(s)
Undated
Size
2.0 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D080.4C
Processed by
R. Frankum, Nov. 2001[Updated: Nov. 2013 by VNCA]
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

Two linear feet of seventy studies and reports were prepared by the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group. The reports cover various topics dealing with training and consultation for nation-building programs initiated by the Eisenhower Administration and carried over into the Kennedy Administration. Included topics are budgetary and fiscal systems, village life and administrative organization. The materials date 1954-1963, with most of the studies coming from the late 1950s.

For more information about the Michigan State University Group, consult John P. Ernest's work, ^D<"Forging a Fateful Alliance: The Role of Michigan State University in the Development of America's Vietnam Policy (Michigan State University Press, 1998).

Biographical Note

The Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group was led by Political Scientist Wesley R. Fishel. The group provided extensive training and consultation on a number of nation-building programs initiated by the Eisenhower Administration and carried over into the Kennedy Administration.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Marvin Murphy, A Budgetary and Fiscal System for the Proposed Field Administration Program, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, August 1956
1
1
D080.4C
John D. Donoghue, A Fishing Village in Central Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, 1963
2
John D. Donoghue, A Fishing Village in Central Vietnam, Michigan State University, Advisory Group, March, 1962
3
A Proposed Budgetary Accounting Procedures Manual For the Republic of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, September, 1957
4
Luther A. Allen, A Vietnamese District Chief in Action, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, 1963
5
Wesley R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode, and Albert A. Rosenfeld, Administrative Organization in the Province of My-Tho, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, February 28, 1957
6
Wayne W. Snyder and Nguyen Van Hoang, An Analysis of Government Payments in Vietnam During 1955, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, October 8, 1956
7
Background Information for Recommendations Concerning the Department of Interior, The Regions and Provinces "Supplement" Field Administration, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, January 14, 1956
8
Jack E. Ryan, Brief History of the Surete in Indochina, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, January 10, 1956
9
Wayne Snyder, Budgetary and Financial Administration in Vietnam: A Supplement to the Report Recommendations Concerning The Department of Interior, The Regions and Provinces, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Team, January 14, 1956
10
Eighth Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Advisory Group, December 31, 1958
11
Eleventh Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Advisory Group, June 30, 1960
12
Walter W. Mode, James W. Fesler, Field Administration in Vietnam " A Memorandum for the President", Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, August 21, 1956
13
Wesley R. Fishel, Fourth Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Advisory Group, December 31, 1956
14
Lloyd W. Woodruff and Nguyen Ngoc Yen, Local Administration In Vietnam, the Number of Local Units, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, November 1, 1960
15
Lloyd W. Woodruff, Local Administration in Vietnam the Number of Local Units, Michigan State University Advisory Group National Institute of Administration, 1963
16
John D. Donoghue, My Thuan, A Mekong Delta Village in South Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, 1963
17
John D. Donoghue, My Thuan, A Mekong Delta Village in South Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, November 1961
18
Lloyd W. Woodruff, The Delta Village of My Thuan, Some Administrative and Financial Aspects, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, 1963
19
John D. Donoghue, Vo Hong-Phuc, My Thuan: The Study of a Delta Village in South Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, May 1961 (Contents of the folder are empty)
20
Bui Van Thinh and R.W. Lindholm, National Income Accounts for Vietnam - 1954, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, March 21, 1956
21
National Institute of Administration, 4, Alexandre de Rhodes Street, 1957-1958 Catalog
22
David Cole, National Institute of Administration Provincial and Local Revenues in Viet-Nam, Volume I General and Theoretical Considerations, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, July 1957
23
Ninth Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University Advisory Group, June 30, 1959
24
Wesley R. Fishel, Howard W. Hoyt, and Ralph F. Turner, Preliminary Report on the Establishment of a Central Record Bureau Service, Michigan State University, Vietnam Technical Assistance Project, August 1957
25
Wesley R. Fishel, Howard .W. Hoyt, Ralph F. Turner, Preliminary Report on the Establishment of a Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, Michigan State University, Vietnam Technical Assistance Project, August 31, 1956
26
Preliminary Research Report on the PMS Field Administration Division, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June, 1957
27
Preliminary Research Report on the PMS Field Administration Division, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June, 1957
28
David C. Cole and Nguyen Bich-Mac, Lectures in Economics, National Institute of Administration, Provincial and Local Revenues in Vietnam, Volume II - Studies of Important Taxes and Proposals for Improvement, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group
29
Walter W. Mode, Frederic R. Wickert, Ralph Smuckler, Recommendations Concerning Proposed Field Organization of the Commissariat for Refugees, Michigan State University, Vietnam Technical Assistance Project, September 20, 1955
30
Walter W. Mode, M. A. Sanderson, Jr. Nguyen Quan, Chau-Tam, Nguyen Manh Tu, Report of Comparative Study of Agricultural Administration in Japan, Taiwan, and Vietnam, Michigan State University Group, and the Department of Agriculture of the Republic of Vietnam, May 22-June 4, 1956
31
Wesley R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode, Albert A Rosenfeld, Roland F. Haney, Nguyen-Quan, Than Trong Hue, Report of Study Mission to Thailand Field Organization and Administration Economic Planning and Operations, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, November 30, 1956
32
Welsey R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode, Gerald C. Hickey, Vo Hong Phuc, Truong Van Khang, Le The Hien, Report on the Organization of the Department of Education, Michigan State University, Vietnam Technical Assistance Project, June 30, 1956
33
Welsey R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode, M.A. Sanderson Jr, Gerald Hickey, Alexander Rolland, Dale Rose, Nguyen Thi Hong, Vu Van Hoc, Vu Quang Van, Nguyen Khiem Hanh, Truong Van Khang, Report on the Organization of the Department of Information and Youth and Sports, Michigan State University, Vietnam Technical Assistance Project, January 15, 1957
34
Welsey R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode, Roland Haney, Review of Recommendations Concerning Proposed Field Organization of the Commissariat for Refugees of September 20, 1955, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, January 29, 1956
35
Wesley R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode, Albert A. Rosenfeld, Nguyen Thi An Than Trong Hue, Report on the Organization of the Department of Land Registration and Agrarian Reform, Michigan State University, Vietnam Technical Assistance Project, June 30, 1956
36
Welsey R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode, Albert A. Rosenfeld, Roland F. Haney, Than Trong Hue, Vo Hong Phuc, Nguyen Quan, Report on the Organization of the Department of National Economy, Michigan State University, Vietnam Technical Assistance Project, January 31, 1957
37
Report on the Organization of the Special Commissariat for Civic Action, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June 1957
38
Welsey R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode, Gerald C. Hickey, Vo Hong Phuc, Troung Van Khang, Le The Hien, Report on the Organization of the Department of Education, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June 30, 1956
39
Report on the Police in Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, December 1, 1955
40
Police Advisory Staff, Report on the Proposed Organization of the Law Enforcing Agencies of the Republic of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Policy Advisory Staff, April. 1956
41
Gerald C. Hickey, Vo Hong Phuc, Research Report the Department of Education, Volume II, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group Field Administration Division, March, 1957
42
Charles A. Joiner, "Working Paper on Human Resource Needs in Vietnam and the Relationship of Those Needs To Participant Policies and Priorities," Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, March 1962
43
Joseph J. Zasloff and Nguyen Khac Nhan, "A Study of Administration in Binh Minh District," Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, October 1961
44
Lloyd W. Woodruff, "Local Administration in Viet-Nam its Future Development," Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June 1961
45
Gerald C. Hickey and Vo Hong Phuc, Research Report the Department of Education, Volume I, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, March 1957
2
1
Ralph Smuckler, Walter W. Mode, Frederic R. Wickert, Research Report, Field Study of Refugee Commission, September, 1955
2
Joseph J. Zasloff, Rural Resettlement in Vietnam an Agroville in Development, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, 1963
3
Joseph J. Zasloff, Rural Resettlement in Vietnam, An Agroville in Development, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, 1962
4
Review of Recommendations of the Reorganization of the Department of Land Registration and Agrarian Reform, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June, 1957
5
Welsey R. Fishel, Walter W. Mode and Roland Haney, Review of Recommendations Concerning Proposed Field Organization of the Commissariat for Refugees of September 20, 1995, Michigan State University, Vietnam Technical Assistance Project, June 29, 1956
6
Review of Recommendations of The Reorganization of the Department of Land Registration and Agrarian Reform, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June, 1957
7
Review of Recommendations on the Reorganization of The Department of Agriculture, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, September 1957
8
Nguyen Van Thuan, Rites of Passage, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, April 1962
9
Edward Weidner, Second Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University Advisory Team, December 31, 1955
10
Seventh Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Advisory Group, June 30, 1958
11
Wesley R. Fishel, Sixth Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University, December 31, 1957
12
Study of the V B I in the Field Can-Tho Province, Michigan State University, April 1956
13
Jack Ryan, Study of the VBI in the Field Tanan Province, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, April 1956
14
David C. Cole and Bui Quang Da, Economic Studies, National Institute of Administration, Summary of Village Finances in the South Region of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, October 1957
15
Tenth Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Advisory Group, December 31, 1959
16
Milton C. Taylor, The Patente (Business License Tax) in Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, October, 1959
17
Lloyd W. Woodruff (Annex by Nguyen Xuan Dao, The Study of a Vietnamese Rural Community - Administrative Activity (Annex: Village Government in Viet-Nam - A Survey of Historical Development), Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, May 1960
18
Gerald C. Hickey and Bui Quang Da, The Study of a Vietnamese Rural Community Sociology, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, January, 1960
19
James B. Hendry and Nguyen Van Thuan, The Study of a Vietnamese Rural Community- Economic Activity, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, December 1959
20
Lloyd W. Woodruff and Nguyen Ngoc Yen (annex by Nguyen Xuan Dao, The Study of a Vietnamese Rural Community-Administrative Activity (Annex: Village Government in Viet-Nam - A Survey of Historical Development), Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, May, 1960
21
Milton C. Taylor, The Taxation of Income in Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, April, 1959
22
Milton C. Taylor, The Taxation of Income in Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, April, 1959
23
Milton C. Taylor, The Taxation of Income in Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, April, 1959
24
Milton C. Taylor, The Taxation of Real Property in Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, July, 1959
25
James B. Hendry, Pauline Nguyen Van Tho and Vo Hong Phuc, The Work Force in Saigon: A Survey of Some Economic and Social Characteristics of Employees in Medium Sized Industry, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory group, February, 1960
26
Wesley R. Fishel, Third Report in Public Administration to the Government of Vietnam, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June 30. 1956
27
Nguyen Xuan Dao, Village Government in Vietnam: A Survey of Historical Development, Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, September, 1958
28
Dale L. Rose (assisted by Vu Van Hoc), "The Vietnamese Civil Service System," Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, April 1961
29
Roy Jumper, "Biblipgraphy on the Political and Administrative History of Vietnam, 1802-1962: Selected and Annotated," Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, June 1962
30
E. H. Adkins, Jr. and Hoang Kham Sen, "Survey of the National Records System of the Police and Security Services of Viet Nam," Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, December 1961
31
Jason L. Finkle and Tran-Van Dinh, "Provincial Government in Viet Nam: A Study of Vinh Long Province," Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, August 1961
32
Lloyd W. Woodruff, "Local Finance in South Viet-Nam: A Study of 25 Villages in the Two Southern Regions," Michigan State University, Vietnam Advisory Group, May 1, 1961
33
John D. Donoghue and Vo Hong Phuc, "My Thuan: The Study of a Delta Village in South Viet Nam, " May 1961
34

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