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Inventory of the Charles Francis Sloane papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement Statement

  • Title: Inventory of the Charles Francis Sloane papers
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1991
    Collection Number: 2010C1
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of the Materials : In English and Vietnamese
    Physical Description: 11 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder (11.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: The Charles Francis Sloane papers consist of scrapbooks, writings, correspondence, public safety publications, photographs, and other materials that primarily relate to police training, counter-insurgency warfare, and South Vietnamese police activities during the Vietnam War.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Sloane, Charles Francis, 1910-

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Francis Sloane papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2009.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1910 Born, Pennsylvania.
    1931-1942 Trooper, New York State Police, Oneida, NY.
    1942-1945 Civilian Chief of Police (Patrol Supervisor), US Naval Training Station, US Navy Department, Sampson, NY.
    1946-1949 Chief of Police, Cortland, NY.
    1949-1955 Senior Personnel Technician, Examinations Division, New York State Department of Civil Service, Albany, NY.
    1955 Organized the Vietnamese National Police Academy.
    1955-1960 Police Advisor, Michigan State University Viet Nam Advisory Group, Saigon, Vietnam.
    1960-1962 Police Administrator, Syracuse, NY.
    1962-1973 Worked for the United States State Department (Agency for International Development).
    1962-1964 Regional Police Advisor, Region 1, Vietnam.
    1965-1966 Deputy Chief of Field Operations, Saigon, Vietnam.
    1966-1967 Assistant Coordinator of VN Affairs, Washington, D.C.
    1967-1969 Provincial Public Safety Chief, Dacca, East Pakistan.
    1969-1971 Deputy Assistant Public Safety Officer (Field Operations), Vietnam.
    1971-1973 Training Advisor/Inspections (Saigon) and Regional Training Advisor (Can Tho), Vietnam.
    1973-? Instructor/Administrative Officer, Management Systems Section, International Police Academy.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Charles Francis Sloane papers consist of scrapbooks, writings, correspondence, public safety publications, photographs, and other materials that primarily relate to police training, counter-insurgency warfare, and South Vietnamese police activities during the Vietnam War.
    The scrapbooks primarily document Sloane’s experiences in numerous positions throughout New York State and his work for the United States State Department Agency for International Development (AID). The remainder of the collection documents Sloane’s work experience in public safety in Vietnam. Many photographs and documents reveal events surrounding public safety training and recognition ceremonies. More specifically, numerous photographs relate to United States Operations Mission (USOM), Vietnam, the Joint United States Public Affairs Office (JUSPAO), and dinner receptions.

    Arrangement Statement

    Collection is arranged into six series: Career Files, Public Safety Materials, Vietnam Materials, Memoranda, Correspondence, and Photographs. Materials within the series are arranged in chronological order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Guerrilla warfare.
    New York (State)
    Police training.
    Police--Vietnam.
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
    Vietnam--History.
    Vietnam.