Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Douglas Pike Collection: Unit 03 - Legal and Legislative
Collection Number
218
Date(s)
Undated
Size
5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Math Stacks 3
Processed by
T. Reynolds, Jun. 2004[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

The role of the US Congress in the war. Includes legislative debates, appropriations, committee hearings, texts of laws governing the war, etc. This section examines the role of Congress during the conflict. Topic included in the section are debates on the conflict and appropriation , committee hearings, and activities of Congress members regarding the war.

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
Legislative (General Literature), 1949-1955
48
1
Legislative (General Literature), 1956
2
Legislative (General Literature), 1959
3
Legislative (General Literature), 1959
4
Legislative (General Literature), 1961-1964
5
Legislative (Clippings), 1963-1964
6
Legislative (General Literature), Overview 1965
7
Legislative (General Literature), January-April 1965
8
Legislative (General Literature), May-June 1965
9
Legislative (General Literature), August-December 1965
10
Legislative (Clippings), 1965
11
Legislative (General Literature), Overview 1966
12
Legislative (Clippings), Over 1966
13
Legislative (General Literature), January 1966
14
Legislative (General Literature), February-June 1966
15
Legislative (Clippings), January-June 1966
16
Legislative (General Literature), July-December 1966
17
Legislative (Clippings), July-December 1966
18
Legislative (General Literature), January-April 1967
19
Legislative (General Literature), May-December 1967
49
1
Legislative (Clippings), 1967
2
Legislative (General Literature), Overview 1968
3
Legislative (General Literature), 1968
4
Legislative (Clippings), 1968
5
Legislative (Clippings), Overview 1969
6
Legislative (General Literature), January-June 1968
7
Legislative (General Literature), July-December 1968
8
Legislative (Clippings), 1969
9
Legislative (General Literature), Overview 1970
10
Legislative (General Literature), January-April 1970
11
Legislative (General Literature), May 1970
12
Legislative (Clippings), January-May 1970
13
Legislative (General Literature), June-July 1970
14
Legislative (General Literature), June-July 1970
15
Legislative (General Literature), August-December 1970
50
1
Legislative (Clippings), August-December 1970
2
Legislative (General Literature), January-April 1971
3
Legislative (General Literature), May 1971
4
Legislative (General Literature), June 1971
5
Legislative (General Literature), July-December 1971
6
Legislative (Clippings), 1971
7
Legislative (General Literature), Overview 1972
8
Legislative (General Literature), January-June 1972
9
Legislative (Clippings), January-June 1972
10
Legislative (General Literature), July-December 1972
11
Legislative (Clippings), July-December 1972
12
Legislative (General Literature), January-March 1973
13
Legislative (Clippings), January-March 1973
14
Legislative (General Literature), April-June 1973
51
1
Legislative (Clippings), April-June 1973
2
Legislative (General Literature), July-December 1973
3
Legislative (Clippings), July-December 1973
4
Legislative (General Literature), January-April 1974
5
Legislative (Clippings), January-April 1974
6
Legislative (General Literature), May-July 1974
7
Legislative (Clippings), May-July 1974
8
Legislative (General Literature), August-December 1974
9
Legislative (Clippings), August-December 1974
10
Legislative (General Literature), Overview 1975
11
Legislative (General Literature), January-February 1975
12
Legislative (Clippings), January-February 1975
13
Legislative (General Literature), March-April 1975
14
Legislative (Clippings), March 1975
15
Legislative (Clippings), April 1975
52
1
Legislative (General Literature), June-December 1975
2
Legislative (Clippings), June-December 1975
3
Legislative (General Literature), 1976-1983
4
Legislative (General Literature), 1984-1994
5
Legislative (Clippings), 1976-1994
6

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