Vietnam Project Archives

Finding aids and other resources

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MSU Vietnam Project Records, UA (PDF)*
Wesley Fishel Papers, UA 17.95 (PDF)*
John Hannah Papers, UA 2.1.12 (PDF)*
Ralph Turner Papers, UA 17.149 (PDF)*
Richard Lindholm Lectures, UA 17.233 (PDF)*
John Merlin Hunter Papers, UA 17.169 (PDF)*
Ralph Smuckler Papers, UA 17.234 (PDF)*
Stanley Andrews Papers, UA 17.268 (PDF)*
Harry Kimber Papers, UA 17.27 (PDF)*
Floyd W. Reeves Papers, UA
Walter Adams Papers, UA 2.1.13 (PDF)*

MSU Libraries

Xian Wu
Asian Studies Bibliographer
Telephone: (517) 884-0837

The Web page for Asian information is:

MSU Asian Studies Center

Telephone: (517) 353-1680
Fax: (517) 432-2659
Web site: asia.isp.msu

The Asian Studies Center, named a National Undergraduate Resource Center (Title VI NRC) since 2000 by the U.S. Department of Education, directs one of the largest, most diverse programs of education about Asia in the Midwest.

Related works

David Anderson, Trapped by Success: The Eisenhower Administration and Vietnam, 1953–1961. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Philip E. Catton, Diem’s Final Failure: Prelude to America’s War in Vietnam. Lawrence, KS: Kansas University Press, 2002.

John Ernst, Forging a Fateful Alliance: Michigan State University and the Vietnam War. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1998.

Ed Miller, “Vision, Power and Agency: The Ascent of Ngô Đình Diệm, 1945–1954,” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 35(3), 433–458, October 2004. 

Joseph Morgan, The Vietnam Lobby: The American Friends of Vietnam, 1955–1975. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

Related Web sites

The Texas Tech Vietnam Center and Archive

The Texas Tech Vietnam Center and Archive collects and preserves archival materials related to this era of Vietnamese history and the American war in Vietnam, and it supports research, education, and outreach. Its virtual archive is the largest such project related to Vietnam, and it contains many valuable materials about the era in general and the Michigan State University Vietnam Advisory Group (MSUG) in particular, notably copies of MSUG annual reports and some publications, which also are available in the MSU main library).

Edwin Moise’s Vietnam War Bibliography

Edwin Moise, professor of history at Clemson University, has compiled the most extensive bibliography of Vietnam War-era resources available online.

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