Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Douglas Pike Collection: Unit 03 - Allied War Participants
Collection Number
214
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Math Stacks 3
Processed by
J. Saffell, Jan. 2002[Updated: Mar. 2013 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

Allied War Participants (.5 lf): Primarily newspaper accounts of the participation in the war of forces allied to the US/RVN during the war. These included Australia, New Zealand, Republic of the Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand. Allied War Participants This section contains printed material documenting the support provided to South Vietnam by nations other than the US, during the Vietnam Conflict and the effect the war had on these participants. The unit focuses mostly on Australians, New Zealanders, South Koreans, the Filipinos and Thais. The material is divided between General Literature, files which include government documents and official accounts; and Clippings files which contains the articles published by the press. Congressional reports and reports produced by the USIS, JUSPAO, State Department, and US embassy.

Biographical Note

Professor Pike was born in 1925. He served as a journalist in the Army during World War II (in the Pacific Theater of Operations) and during the Korean Conflict. He earned degrees from the University of California-Berkeley and American University. He served as an FSO in Taiwan, Korea, Lebanon, and Vietnam. In 1982 he began teaching at UC-Berkeley and in 1997 moved Texas Tech University. Professor Pike housed and supported the Collection until 1982 when he moved it to Berkeley. It remained there until 1992 when Berkeley considered discontinuing its support for the Indo-China Studies Project. After being approached by Professor Pike, Dr. James Reckner, Director of the Vietnam Center at Tech, and Dr. David Murrah, Assistant Director of Libraries for the Special Collections, worked together to bring the Collection to the Archive in 1994

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research
Physical Access
Math Stacks 3

  • Portions of this collection are stored offsite and require 48 hour notice to be accessed.

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
General (Documents/Genearl Literature), 1962-1982
33
1
General (Newspaper Clippings), 1962-1972
2
Australia
3
Canada
4
Ceylon
5
Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
6
India
7
Indonesia
8
Iran
9
Israel
10
Japan
11
Jordan
12
Malaysia
13
Nepal
14
New Zealand
15
Pakistan
16
Philippines
17
Republic of China
18
Republic of Korea (Documents/General Literature) (South Korea)
19
Republic of Korea (Newspaper Clippings) (South Korea)
20
Singapore
21
Thailand (Documents/General Literature)
22
Thailand (Newspaper/Clippings
23
Turkey
24
ANZUS
25
ASPAC
26
Manila Summit Conference
27
SEATO
28

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