Inventory of the Victoria Schuck papers

Finding aid prepared by Kendra Tsai
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Title: Victoria Schuck papers
Date (inclusive): 1956, 1961-1977
Collection Number: 98064
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In English, Vietnamese, with some material in French and Chinese.
Physical Description: 15 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes (7.6 linear feet)
Abstract: The bulk of the collection spans from 1961 to 1977, mainly while Schuck was a professor of the Political Science Department at Mount Holyoke College. The collection primarily reflects Schuck's research interests in South Vietnam: elections, government administration, the Vietnam War, the case of Tran Ngoc Chau, and the South Vietnam Youth Movement. The collection is composed of writings, statistical data, biographical data, publications, photographs, and other materials.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Schuck, Victoria

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Victoria Schuck papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1998.

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.

Related Collection(s)

Victoria Schuck papers, 1930-1999, Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections.
Victoria Schuck papers, circa 1974-1980, Special Collections Research Center, Gelman Library, The George Washington University.

Biographical Note

16 March 1909 Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
1930 Received Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University.
1931 Received Master of Arts degree at Stanford University.
1937 Received Doctor of Philosophy degree at Stanford University.
1937-1940 Assistant Professor at Florida State College for Women.
1940-1976 Member of the Mount Holyoke College Political Science Department.
1942-1944 Worked as the Principal Program Analyst for the Office of Price Administration.
1945-1947 Served as a consultant at the Office of Temporary Controls.
1948-1949 Visiting lecturer at Smith College.
1948-1974 Served on the Lecture Committee at Mount Holyoke College.
1949 Initiated a Washington Internship Program.
1952 Visiting professor at Stanford University.
1954 Established a Political Studies Center.
1957-1960 A member of the Massachusetts Commission on Interstate Cooperation.
1958-1965 A member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Massachusetts.
1960-1962 Served on the Honors Committee at Mount Holyoke College.
1960-1968 A member of the University's Building Authority.
1961-1967 A member of the Town of South Hadley, Massachusetts Planning Board.
1962-1974 A member of the Massachusetts Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
1963 "President John F. Kennedy appointed her as a member of the President's Commission on Registration and Voting Participation."
1964-1973 A member of the Berkshire Community College New Campus Committee.
1966 In South Vietnam under a grant from the Four-College Asian and African Studies Committee to conduct research on innovations in the civil service and budgeting.
1966, 1971 Received grants to observe elections in South Vietnam and to study the Vietnamese constitution.
1967-1968 A visiting scholar at the Brookings Institute.
1971-1972 Vice President of the American Political Science Association.
1972-1973 President of the Northeastern Political Science Association.
1974 Retired from full-time teaching at Mount Holyoke College.
1975-1976 Returned to teach Winter Term courses at Mount Holyoke College.
1977-1980 Served as President of Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C.
1980 Received an honorary degree from Mount Vernon College upon retirement.
1988 "The American Political Science Association established an annual award in her name to be given to the author of a book on women and politics."
15 February 1999 Died in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Sources: "Constitution-Making in Vietnam--A Part of 'The Other War'" by Victoria Schuck for the Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly, Summer 1967
Biographical Note, Victoria Schuck Papers Finding Aid, 1930-1999, Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Scope and Content of Collection

Most of the collection spans from 1961 to 1977, collected primarily while Schuck was a Political Science professor at Mount Holyoke College. The collection mainly reflects Schuck's research interests in South Vietnam: elections, government administration, the Vietnam War, the case of Tran Ngoc Chau, and the South Vietnam Youth Movement, among other topics. The collection is composed of writings, statistical data, biographical data, publications, photographs, and other materials.
The Research File is organized into the three categories: Vietnam Youth Movement materials, photographs from trips of Schuck and Jim Mott, and Tran Ngoc Chau documents, along with materials related generally to Vietnam and Southeast Asia. The Research File also includes materials on the Vietnam War, government administration, and South Vietnam elections, among other topics.
The South Vietnam Elections File contains documents related to Schuck’s research, organized into the following categories: General File, National Assembly and Constituent Assembly File, Upper House File, Lower House File, President and Vice President File, and Senate File. These categories include news releases, posters, decrees, statistical data, and other materials pertaining to general elections, village and hamlet elections, assembly elections, Upper House elections, Lower House elections, presidential and vice presidential elections, and senatorial elections.
The Vietnam Government Administration File includes a Constitution File, along with materials that include documents, charts, maps, and other items related to the government and administration of Vietnam. More specific topics include village government, hamlet government, military government, local government, and regional government.
The Vietnam War File includes documents, charts, maps, news releases, and other materials related to the Vietnam War. More specifically, topics include Vietcong, U.S. military assistance, Land-to-the-Tiller, and peace.

Arrangement Statement

Collection is arranged into major categories, which are: Research File, South Vietnam Elections File, Vietnam Government Administration File, Vietnam War File, and Miscellaneous. Thereafter arranged in chronological order.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Elections--Vietnam.
Legislative bodies--Vietnam.
United States--Foreign relations--Vietnam.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam--Foreign relations--United States.
Vietnam--Politics and government--1945-1975.

 

Research File 1961-1977

Scope and Contents note

The Research File includes news items that Victoria Schuck showed interest in, such as bulletins, newspaper clippings, magazines, and press releases that generally touch upon the Vietnam War, South Vietnam elections, and government administration, and other topics. More so, she was interested in the Vietnam Youth Movement, photographs about Southeast Asia, and the Tran Ngoc Chau's case, which are separate categories. In addition, the file has materials written in Vietnamese that are difficult to be discerned to fit into other files. Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

The New Leader magazine, 5 June 1961

Scope and Contents note

Magazine has articles about Laos, Japan, Russia, and some other topics.
Box/Folder 1 : 2

Park Avenue Social Review Debutante Issue about fashion style, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Maps: "Viet Nam Cambodia, Laos and Eastern Thailand," "Republic of Vietnam," "Saigon & Vicinity", and "Map of Region 1 South Vietnam" 1964, 1965, 1970

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Current History A Monthly Magazine of World Affairs, February 1964

Scope and Contents note

Magazine has articles related to South and Southeast Asia.
Box/Folder 13 : 1

"Administration of the Government of Thailand" poster, 1964

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Brochures about Saigon, Exposition Vany (mainly Vietnamese), Vietnam retrospective symposium at Amherst College, and Vietnam, 1964, 1966, 1973, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Personal and public security documents, 1964-1966

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Vietnam-American relations mixed documents, 1965

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Edward Landsdale articles, 1965

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Information Brief Tay Ninh Province Viet Nam with related Vietnamese documents, 1965, 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 10

The Vietnamese Women Association packet, circa 1965

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Addresses by Charles A. Mann and General Charles De Gaulle about the U.S. Agency for International Development in Vietnam and Cambodia, 1965, 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 12

"Duc Duc District Under our Eyes" paper, unofficial English translation, 1965

 

Vietnam Youth Movement Materials, 1965-1967

Scope and Contents note

Materials include memoranda, briefings, English translations from Vietnamese news magazines, and other items about the Summer Youth Program, the Vietnamese Youth Movement, and related issues.
Box/Folder 10 : 1

Summer Youth Program memoranda, 1965, undated

Box/Folder 10 : 2

Briefings, photocopies, 1965, undated

Box/Folder 10 : 3

Vietnamese youth, youth studying in France, and Summer Youth Program general documents, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 4

English translations from Weekly Len Duong, photocopies, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 5

English translations not from Weekly Len Duong, photocopies, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 6

English translations possibly from magazines, photocopies, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 7

"Minutes of the Fifth Meeting of the Civilian Manpower Committee," 1966

Scope and Contents note

Includes "employment opportunities for students during summer months" section.
Box/Folder 10 : 8

Charles Sweet writings, 1966

Scope and Contents note

Contains "The Role of Youth in the Revolutionary Development Program" drafts, handwritten notes of Ministry of Revolutionary Development Survey, and "Youth and Sports Program FY 1966". All papers are photocopies.
Box/Folder 10 : 9

Reports and papers primarily about youth programs, photocopies, 1965-1967

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Life in Vietnam The Weekly News Magazine, 28 May 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 16

News in Brief about Tuy Hoa, Quang Ngai, and Hue, 15 September 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Government of Vietnam "Concepts of Rural Construction" paper, 21 February 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 18

New York Herald Tribune xeroxes and written commentary on events of US involvement, 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Government decrees, revolutionary cadre, and land reform, and other issues, documents, 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 20

USAID Functional Directory and General Information with inserts, 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Miss Sunyee's paintings, two books in Chinese, 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 22

News Clippings, 1966-1974, undated

Scope and Contents note

Clippings contain ads in The New Yorker, copies of The New York Times articles about Vietnam politics, and "Postscript to Nixon" newspaper article.
Box/Folder 2 : 1

Correspondence, 1966, 1970-1972, undated

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence includes messages to Schuck and letters from her regarding her research.
Box/Folder 2 : 2

The Outline of Caodaism booklet, 18 July 1966

Box/Folder 2 : 3

VIETNAM: WHY A Collection of Reports And Comment From THE REPORTER about China, Vietnam, Thailand, and Buddhists, 1966

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Vietnam documents, including letters, handwritten notes, Government of Vietnam Provincial Budget Fiscal Year 1965 book, and dinner invitation, 1966

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Buddhists news releases, circa 1966

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Manpower documents, 1966

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Fiscal future news release, 1966

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Free World AID to [Viet Nam] Newsletter, 1966

 

Photographs, 1966, undated

Scope and Contents note

Photographs include photographic slides that Schuck took from her Southeast Asia trip, a majority are black and white photographs that Jim Mott took from his trip to Saigon.
Box/Folder 1 : 14-15

Photographic slides from Southeast Asia trip, 1966

Scope and Contents note

Slides document her stops in Phnom Penh, Hawaii, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Kuala Lumpur, Philippines, Moscow, Bangkok, and Saigon.
Box/Folder 10 : 10-16

Jim Mott trip to Saigon, undated

Box/Folder 10 : 17

Unidentified temple, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Handwritten notes, 1966-1967, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 10

The Department of State Publication, 1967-1973

Scope and Contents note

Contains "The Path to Viet-Nam: A Lesson in Involvement" article, Department of State Bureau of Public Affairs Mailing List Application Form for Foreign Policy Information Materials, background notes on Kingdom of Laos, and "The Availability of Department of State Records".
Box/Folder 2 : 11

Veterans documents, 1967, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 12

Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly, 1967

Scope and Contents note

Includes Schuck's article "Constitution-Making in Vietnam--A Part of "The Other War".
Box/Folder 2 : 13

Saigon Press Analysis Of Vietnamese and Chinese Dailies, 21 April 1967 - 7 June 1967

Box/Folder 2 : 14

Vietnampress with handwritten notes, 10 June 1967

Box/Folder 2 : 15

"Who Moonlights and Why?" article, 1967

Box/Folder 2 : 16

U.S. Agency for International Development Mission to Vietnam Schedule of Events for Ernest W. McFarland and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Nowell, and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Watkins, 16-20 August 1967

Box/Folder 2 : 17

Letter in Vietnamese, 1967

Box/Folder 11 : 1-4

Who's Who in Vietnam, volumes and writings, 1967, 1969-1970

Box/Folder 2 : 18-22

Viet-Nam Bulletin, 1968-1970

Box/Folder 3 : 1-2

Viet-Nam Bulletin, 1970-1971

Box/Folder 14 : 24

Supreme Court rulings and decisions, 1968-1970

Scope and Contents note

Includes the Supreme Court's ruling on the Saigon City Council's Resolution of 11 August 1969, Supreme Court decisions about Tran Ngoc Chau, and the constitution.
 

Tran Ngoc Chau Documents, 1969-1970

Scope and Contents note

Documents contain Tran Ngoc Chau's statements, Tran Ngoc Hien's self-confession regarding Tran Ngoc Chau, news releases and articles, writings in Vietnamese, and Supreme Court decisions. Documents include details related to Tran Ngoc Chau's beliefs about Communists and methods of achieving peace while he was Secretary General of South Viethnam's Lower House. Documents also cover Tran Ngoc Chau's prison case: why Tran Ngoc Chau ended up in prison and the Supreme Court's decisions regarding that action.
Box/Folder 9 : 14

"An Open Letter of Deputy Tran Ngoc Chau" given after "The President's Biased Accusations Against [his] Person and The Threats [The President] Made in Vung Tau Against The National Assembly," 1969

Box/Folder 9 : 15

"Not Gone With the Wind" statement by Tran Ngoc Chau about "Why Must We Talk with North Vietnam and the National Liberation Front," 1969

Box/Folder 9 : 16

"Self-Confession by Tran Ngoc Hien in Relation to Tran Ngoc Chau" and "Extract from the Self-Confession of Tran-Ngoc-Hien Concerning Tran-Ngoc-Chau," circa 1969

Box/Folder 9 : 17-18

"Circumstances Surrounding Tran Ngoc Chau's Imprisonment and Activities," news releases, photocopies, 1969-1970

Box/Folder 9 : 19

"Details About Aftermath of Tran Ngoc Chau's Imprisonment and his Biographical Summary," news releases and articles, photocopies, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 20

"Details About Tran Ngoc Chau's Prison Case," news articles, photocopies, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 21

"Declaration of Deputy Tran Ngoc Chau" document, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 22

"Tran Ngoc Chau's Imprisonment and What Led Him to Prison," unidentified news sources, photocopies, circa 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 23

"The Story of Tran Ngoc Chau" article from Congressional Record - Senate, photocopy, 5 February 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 24

Writings in Vietnamese, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 25

Tran Ngoc Chau's case, Supreme Court decisions, 1970

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Vietnam Statistical Yearbook, 1970

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Documents in Vietnamese, 1970, 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 5

South Vietnam Provincial Maps book, April 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Embassy of the United States of America and Joint United States Public Affairs Office Telephone Directory Saigon, July 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Customs and Manners in South Vietnam Through Some Rhymes of Folk Songs, 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 9

News release in Vietnamese, 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 10

List in Vietnamese, 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 11

"Inauguration Ceremony of President Nguyen Van Thieu", 1971

Scope and Contents note

Contains "Address of the President to the Nation Saigon, October 31, 1971" in English and in Vietnamese, a memo from the American Embassy Saigon Vietnam about inauguration ceremonies, and a USAID Notice about "GVN Presidential Inauguration Ceremony Traffic Regulations".
Box/Folder 3 : 12

Bibliographies on Vietnam from Goodman essays and from thesis, includes handwritten writings, 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Newspaper in Vietnamese, 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Southeast Asia An International Quarterly, abstracts in French, 1971

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Agenda for Victoria Schuck in Washington, D.C., 17 December 1971

Box/Folder 4 : 2

The Fourth Buddhist General Meeting, documents, 1971

Box/Folder 4 : 3

The New Yorker, articles about Korea, 1972

Box/Folder 4 : 4

The New Yorker, "Letter from Washington" articles, 1972, 1973

Box/Folder 4 : 5

"Fizzle in the Lake" article, 1973

Box/Folder 5 : 1

"Dean Rusk and Southeast Asia: An Operational Code Analysis" paper, 1973

Box/Folder 4 : 6

The New Yorker, "Annals of Finance: articles, 1973

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Freedom at Issue Journal, September-October, 1973

Box/Folder 4 : 8

The New Yorker articles, 1973, 1975

Box/Folder 4 : 9

The New Yorker, 14 January 1974

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Time magazine, 15 April 1975

Box/Folder 4 : 11

Time magazine, 5 May 1975

Box/Folder 4 : 12

Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, 15 February 1975, 8 March 1975

Box/Folder 4 : 13

The New York Review of Books newspaper, 15 July 1976

Box/Folder 4 : 14

"How Carter will Differ from Ford - An Expert's View" article from U.S. News & World Report, photocopy, 1977

Box/Folder 4 : 15

Ford Foundation Letter excerpts, photocopies, 1 February 1977

Box/Folder 4 : 16

Vietnam Bulletin, Indochina, among other topics, handwritten notes, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 17

Huong Que news magazine in Vietnamese, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 18

"Experiment in District Eight" paper, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 19

Phone and address list, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 20

Directories in Vietnamese, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 21

"List of Ladies Attending the Tea Given on Thursday October 14th at 4pm", undated

Box/Folder 4 : 22

Documents in Vietnamese, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 23

Headshots with descriptions in Vietnamese, from newspapers, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 2

Map of Thailand and Laos, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 3

Address and Telephone Directory, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 4

"Common Foods in Viet-Nam", in Vietnamese, French, and English, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Cover in Vietnamese, photocopy from original, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 6

"Bleak Prospects for Afro-Asian Council Meeting" from News Analysis, photocopy, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 7

"Viet Nam Insight, A Vietnamese Looks at Vietnam" paper, with handwritten notes, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 8

Bibliography, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 9

"Vietnam" description documents, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 10

A Nation's Progress The Story of U.S. - Vietnamese Cooperation in Economic Development booklet, two copies, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 11

"Discussion of the Conception of a New Deportment" article, photocopy, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 12

Poster from Air Vietnam with image of women with baskets in a field, undated

 

South Vietnam Elections File 1963-1973

Scope and Contents note

Includes decrees, news clippings, statistical data, lists, and other materials related to South Vietnam elections in general, including village and hamlet elections, regarding Vietnam’s National Assembly and Constituent Assembly, Upper House, Lower House, President and Vice-President, and Senate.
 

General File, 1964-1973

Scope and Contents note

File includes decrees, news clippings, lists, posters, election results, and other materials related to South Vietnam's elections and voting in general, which consists of a mix of information about National Assembly, Upper House, Lower House, president, vice president, senate, village, and hamlet.
Box/Folder 5 : 13

Village and Hamlet elections decrees, 1964-1967

Box/Folder 5 : 14

Elections news clippings and documents, photocopies, 1964-1966, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 15

"Elections of Prefectural, Provincial and Municipal Councils (data presented by the Under Secretary of State for Interior)" document, English translation, 5 May 1965

Box/Folder 5 : 16

"National Congress Election Law," photocopy, 31 January 1965

Box/Folder 5 : 17

Elections news clippings, photocopies, 1966

Box/Folder 5 : 18

"Members of the Electoral Law Committee" list, 1966

Box/Folder 5 : 19

Elections, handwritten notes, 1966

Box/Folder 5 : 20-21

Elections news releases, photocopies, circa 1966

Box/Folder 5 : 22

List of elected persons, 1966, 1967

Box/Folder 5 : 23

Elections, mixed documents and handwritten notes, 1966, 1967

Box/Folder 5 : 24, Box/Folder 13 : 3

Posters in Vietnamese, 1967

Box/Folder 5 : 25

"Background Papers on the Elections in Vietnam," 1967

Box/Folder 5 : 26

"Vietnamese Election Results," 1967

Box/Folder 5 : 27

Election list in Vietnamese, circa 1967

Box/Folder 5 : 28

"Comparative Election Statistics," circa 1967

Box/Folder 5 : 29

Short biographies, book in Vietnamese, 1967

Box/Folder 5 : 30

"Notes on the Administration of Elections in South Vietnam" paper, 1967

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Banners in Vietnamese, 1967

Box/Folder 6 : 2

"What to do During the Election Period" document, 1967

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Election results documents, 1967

Box/Folder 6 : 4

Comic book in Vietnamese, circa 1967

Box/Folder 6 : 5

Importance of the coming elections, poster in Vietnamese with English description, 1967

Box/Folder 7 : 1

"1967 Village and Hamlet Elections," 1967

Box/Folder 7 : 2

Map and election results, 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 22

"Presidential, Vice-Presidential, Senatorial Election Schedule 1967," 1967

Box/Folder 7 : 3

"Excerpts from Vietnam Statistical Yearbook - 1967-1968," in English and in Vietnamese, 1967-1968

Box/Folder 6 : 6-7, Box/Folder 7 : 6

Public Administration Bulletin Vietnam, 1967, 1971, 1970

Box/Folder 7 : 4

"Systems Analysis for the Vietnam Study" memorandum, 1968

Box/Folder 7 : 7

Directory in Vietnamese, 1971

Box/Folder 6 : 9

List of constituents, 1971

Box/Folder 6 : 10

"South Vietnam will elect more Supreme Court Justices" from Vietnam Feature Service, May 1971

Box/Folder 7 : 8

"Deputies Whose Credentials were Challenged -- 23 deputies" document, 28 September 1971

Box/Folder 6 : 11-13

Southeast Asia Development Advisory Group (SEADAG) papers and documents, 1971

Box 18

Hamlet evaluation tables, 1971

Box/Folder 6 : 14

Election reports, 1973

Box/Folder 6 : 15

Election press release, 1973

Box/Folder 6 : 16

The New Yorker cover, 15 October 1973

Box/Folder 6 : 17

"Vietnam Political Development Statistics" document, undated

Box/Folder 6 : 18

"Full Text of the Letter from Senator Henry Jackson to President Nixon," undated

Box/Folder 6 : 19

Handwritten notes, undated

Box/Folder 7 : 9

List of deputies, undated

Box/Folder 7 : 10

Headshots of officials, in Vietnamese, photocopies of newspapers, undated

Box/Folder 7 : 11

Codebook "Vietnamese Elite Inventory for Winners and Losers of Eight National Elections 1956-1971," undated

Box/Folder 7 : 12

"Vietnamese Officials" list, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 4

"Cross Classification of Responses to Selected Questions" data, undated

 

National Assembly and Constituent Assembly File, 1963, 1966-1967, 1970-1971

Scope and Contents note

File consists of documents and statistical data related to the National Assembly and Constitutent Assembly elections.
Box/Folder 7 : 25

"Summary of National Assembly Election," two copies, 1963

Box/Folder 7 : 26

"Buddhists Call Fast to Protest Election" article from Vietnam Roundup, photocopy, 7 September 1966

Box/Folder 7 : 27

"Groupings of Delegates to the 1966 Constituent Assembly" pie charts, 1966

Box/Folder 7 : 28

National Constitutent Assembly Election handbook, 1966

Box/Folder 7 : 29

"List of Candidates to the Constituent Assembly Election" from Vietnampress, 22 August 1966

Box/Folder 7 : 30

"List of Candidates for the Constituent Assembly Election", 11 September 1966

Box/Folder 7 : 31

Assembly election documents, 1966

Box/Folder 8 : 1

National Constituent Assemble Election reference handbook, photocopy, 1966

Box/Folder 8 : 2

"Central Government: How Highlanders and Chams Will Be Represented in the Constituent Assembly" decrees, photocopies, 1966

Box/Folder 8 : 3

"Constituent Assembly Elections in South Viet-Nam" document, photocopy, circa 1966, undated

Box/Folder 8 : 4

"Constituent Assembly Election Results", photocopy, 1966

Box/Folder 8 : 5

Constituent Assembly Elections data booklet, handwritten, 11 September 1966

Box 8, 12, 15, 17

Official Journal of the Republic of Vietnam, 8 parts in series, 5 December 1966 - 1 April 1967

Scope and Contents note

Original Vietnamese newspapers in Box 12, English translations in box 8, 15 and 17.
Box/Folder 12 : 1, Box/Folder 17 : 17

Part 1, 5 December 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 2, Box/Folder 17 : 18

Part 2, 12 December 1966

Box/Folder 8 : 7

Part 3, English translations (no original Vietnamese newspapers) 9 January 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 8

Part 4, English translations (no original Vietnamese newspapers) 16 January 1967

Box/Folder 12 : 3, Box/Folder 17 : 19

Part 5, 16 February 1967

Box/Folder 12 : 4, Box/Folder 17 : 20

Part 6, 1 March 1967

Box/Folder 12 : 5, Box/Folder 17 : 21

Part 7, 16 March 1967

Box/Folder 12 : 6, Box/Folder 15 : 24-25

Part 8, 1 April 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 6

Constituent Assembly list, 1966-1967

Box/Folder 8 : 9

"Personnel and Minor Organizational Changes: the National Assembly" document, 1967

Box 19

Vietnamese Assembly primary and winner runs tables, 1968

Box/Folder 6 : 8

Correspondence, related to her research on Constituent Assembly, 1970, 1971

Box/Folder 8 : 10

"Bloc Alignments in the Assembly" document, undated

 

Upper House File, 1967, 1971-1972

Box/Folder 8 : 11

"Upper House Election Law," 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 12

List of Upper House officials, 1971-1972

 

Lower House File, 1967, 1971

Box/Folder 8 : 13

"Lower House Election Law" draft and two other copies, 1967, 1971

Box/Folder 8 : 14

"Lower House Elections" documents, photocopies, 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 15

Lower House elections results, 22 October 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 16

Lower House election winners, 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 17

"Lower House Election List of Elected Candidates in Region II" document, circa 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 18

Lower House Elections data booklet, 22 October 1967

Box/Folder 8 : 19

"Lower House Election" airgram, 1971

Box/Folder 8 : 20

"Alphabetical List of Representatives-elect." for Lower House, in English and in Vietnamese, 1971

Box/Folder 8 : 24

"The Lower House Election, 1971-1975 Term" data, 6 August 1971

Box/Folder 8 : 21

Lower House Election data booklet, 29 August 1971

 

President and Vice President File, 1967, 1970-1971

Scope and Contents note

File includes documents, laws, and statements primarily about presidential election, and a few documents related to vice presidential election.
Box/Folder 8 : 23

"Presidential Election Law," 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 26

Vietnam Report VII: "The Presidential Election September 3, 1967," 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 1

The Republic of Vietnam's Presidential Election document, 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 2

"Validation Process" for South Vietnamese Presidential Elections, circa 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 3

"Voter Participation in Presidential Senatorial Election," in English and in Vietnamese, 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 4

Document of law of election of president and vice-president, 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 5

"Supporter of Thieu Named Top Judge" newspaper article, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 6

"Returns of the Presiential Election As Reported to the Interior Ministry," in English and in Vietnamese, 1971

Box/Folder 9 : 7

"Presidential Election Law," signed by President Thieu, 1971

Box/Folder 9 : 8

General Duong van Minh statement about presidential election, circa 1971

Box/Folder 9 : 9

"Supreme Court's decision and returns of the Oct. 3, 1971 presidential and vice presidential election," 1971

 

Senate File, 1967, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 10

Chart of Senate Election, in Vietnamese, circa 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 11

"Available Information on Senators-Elect in South Viet-Nam", 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 12

"Candidates for Senatorial Elections" memorandum, 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 13

Senate Election, incomplete file, 1970

 

Vietnam Government Administration File 1956, 1964-1972

Scope and Contents note

The Vietnam Government Administration File includes a Constitution File along with other materials that include documents, charts, maps, and other items related to the government and administration of Vietnam. More specific topics include village government, hamlet government, military government, local government, regional government, among other topics.
 

Constitution File, 1956, 1967-1969

Scope and Contents note

File includes documents, decrees, news clippings, and other materials related to South Vietnam's constitution.
Box/Folder 7 : 14

"Constitution of the Republic of Vietnam" with a newspaper article, 1956

Box/Folder 7 : 15-16

Constitution documents, circa 1967

Box/Folder 7 : 17

Constitution for Constituent Assembly Telegram, 1967

Box/Folder 7 : 18

"Constitution-Making in Vietnam--A Part of 'The Other War'" article by Schuck in the Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly, 1967

Box/Folder 7 : 5, Box/Folder 7 : 19

Supreme Court decisions, 1968, 1969

Box/Folder 7 : 20

Petition, 1969

Box/Folder 7 : 21

A Re-Examination of the 1967 Constitution of the Republic of Vietnam photocopy, 1969

Box/Folder 7 : 22-23

Untitled book, photocopy, undated

Box/Folder 7 : 24

"The Constitution of Vietnam - An Analysis and Comparison" paper, photocopy, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Ordinance No. 57 and related documents, about administration reorganization, 1956, 1965-1966

Box/Folder 14 : 2

Village government documents, 1964

Box/Folder 14 : 3, Box/Folder 17 : 11

Payments, budgets, allowances, and salaries documents, 1964-1966, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 4

Decrees primarily from the Ministry of Interior and the Prime Minister's Office, and about land ownership, 1964-1966

Box/Folder 14 : 5, Box/Folder 17 : 10

Province, Ministry of Interior, regional administration, and U.S. Agency for International Development Regional Office organization charts, 1964-1966, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 6

"The Historical Evolution of the Hamlet in Vietnam" lecture, 1964

Box/Folder 14 : 7

"Training of Village Admin. Committees, Hamlet Chiefs, and Deputy Hamlet Chiefs" English translation, 1964

Box/Folder 14 : 8

Public administration in Vietnam documents, 1964

Box/Folder 14 : 9

"Comparative Study of the Village Government in Vietnam, France, and the United States of America," 1964

Box/Folder 14 : 10

"The Province Chief and His Role in the [Governments of Vietnam] Structure" report, 1965

Box/Folder 14 : 11

The Ministry of Interior and the Supreme Council of Civil Service arretes, 1965

Box/Folder 17 : 12

"General Status of Local Administration" document, 1965

Box/Folder 17 : 13

"Principal Steps in Obtaining Approval of G.V.N. Budget Estimates from Provincial Level" chart, 1965

Box/Folder 14 : 12

Military zone maps with organization charts for multiple ministries in a packet, 1965-1966

Box/Folder 14 : 13

"Vietnam Provinces and Major Cities" document, 1965

Box/Folder 14 : 14

Civil service arrete and decree, 1965-1966

Box/Folder 14 : 15

"Government of Vietnam Program of Action" document, 1965

Box/Folder 14 : 16

Ministry of Interior documents about local administration seminar and local government, 1965-1966, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 18

Catolog of the National Institute of Administration of the Republic of Vietnam, 1965

Box/Folder 17 : 13

"Change in Cabinets of the Republic of Vietnam" document, 1966

Box/Folder 14 : 19

"Currency Regulations" document, 1966

Box/Folder 14 : 27

"Government and the Countryside" map, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 20

"Governing Military Deferment for Cadres of All Branches", 1966

Box/Folder 14 : 21-22

Public Administration Bulletin Vietnam, 1 November 1966, 1 December 1966

Box/Folder 14 : 23

Address to open the Second Administrative Convention, 1966

Box/Folder 14 : 25

"Cabinets of the Republic of Vietnam" chart, 1969

Box/Folder 13 : 2

"The Government of Vietnam" chart, 1971

Box/Folder 14 : 26

Senate Committee list, 1971-1972

Box/Folder 14 : 28

Lowlands and Highlands populations data, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 29

"Government and the Countryside: Political Accomodation and South Vietnam's Communal Groups" essay, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 30

"Organization and Operation of Local Government" document, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 14

"USIA Stresses Administration Vietnam Policies" article, photocopy, undated

 

Vietnam War File 1965-1977

Scope and Contents note

The Vietnam War File includes documents, charts, maps, news releases, and other materials related to the Vietnam War. More specifically, topics include Vietcong, U.S. military assistance, Land-to-the-Tiller, and peace, among other topics.
Box/Folder 14 : 31

"Message from Ambassador Lodge," United States Operations Mission (USOM) Notice, 1965

Box/Folder 14 : 32

"Report of In-Service Training 1964-1965," 1965

Box/Folder 14 : 33

"Revolutionary Development in a Pacified Province" paper, circa 1965, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 34

Aggression From the North The Record of North Viet-Nam's Campaign To Conquer South Viet-Nam booklet, circa 1965

Box/Folder 15 : 1

"Text of the Convention" about the Armed Forces of the Republic, 1965

Box/Folder 14 : 17

War news clippings, originals in Vietnamese with English translations, circa 1965, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Military documents, 1965-1966

Box/Folder 13 : 2, Box/Folder 17 : 7

War Cabinet charts, 1965-1967

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Military zones maps, with marginalia, 1966-1967

Box/Folder 15 : 4

"Return to Press Branch File" about Vietcong, 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 5

U.S. President Johnson and Vietnam speech, article, and book excerpt, 1966, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 6

Vietcong war cartoons, in Vietnamese with English translations, circa 1966, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 7

Aircraft location graph, 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 8

Newsweek clippings, 17 January 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 9

Department of State Bulletin working paper, progress report, and about U.S. participation, 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 10

"Westmoreland on Vietnam, A Conversation with the U.S. Commander," 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 11

United States Mission in Vietnam Publications about Vietcong and South Vietnam's Communist party, 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 12

JUSPAO [Joint United States Public Affairs Office] Vietnam in Profile booklet, 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 13

National Foreign Policy Conference for Editors and Broadcasters, folder with related documents and booklets inside, 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 14

"Reflections on Vietnam" article from The New Yorker, 16 April 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 15

"The Faceless Viet Cong" paper, 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 16

Agency for International Development Fact Sheet, 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 17

News releases about war and military, circa 1966

Box/Folder 17 : 6

Vietnampress, includes Vietcong details, 12 July 1966

Box/Folder 15 : 18

"Rural Pacification in South Viet Nam" report from Editorial Research Reports, 1967

Box/Folder 15 : 19

"The Search for Peace in Vietnam" article in Viet-Nam Information Notes, 1967

Box/Folder 15 : 20

"Commission for War Veterans" chart, 1967

Box/Folder 16 : 27

"U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam" directory, 1967

Box/Folder 17 : 2

"Ky's Candidacy and U.S. Stakes in the Coming Elections" memorandum, 1967

Box/Folder 15 : 26

"Can a Free Society Fight a Limited War?" article from The New Leader, 21 October 1968

Box/Folder 15 : 22

Communist terror in Vietnam articles, circa 1969-1971

Box/Folder 15 : 23

"Address Vietnam Peace Initiatives by President Richard M. Nixon", 1969

Box/Folder 16 : 1

"Vietnamization is steadily giving More Responsibility to ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam]" article from Vietnam Feature Service, November 1970

Box/Folder 16 : 2

Land-to-the-Tiller decrees, 1970

Box/Folder 16 : 3

Indochina and "New Myths and Old Realities" news articles by Robert F. Turner, photocopies, 1970-1971

Box/Folder 17 : 8

General Duong Van Minh about remembering comrades and Vietnam peace statements, 1970, 1971

Box/Folder 16 : 4

Land-to-the-Tiller memoranda, 1971

Box/Folder 16 : 5

"Is it Too Late to End the Vietnam War?" article, 1971

Box/Folder 3 : 7

"Press List of Correspondents Accredited to [Military Assistance Command, Vietnam]," 1971

Box/Folder 16 : 6

"Memorandum from Douglas Pike" about a book about the Vietnam War, 1971

Box/Folder 16 : 7

"Appeal for Vietnam Peace by men of letters of Free Vietnam" document, 1971

Box/Folder 16 : 8

Vietnam Democratic Force booklet, 1971

Box/Folder 16 : 9, Box/Folder 16 : 20

"Letter from Indo-China" from The New Yorker, two articles, 6 March 1971, 2 June 1973

Box/Folder 16 : 10

"For What Do People Fight? The Problem of Loyalty in South Vietnam" paper, 1972

Box/Folder 16 : 11-12

Vietnam Report, numerous issues, 1972-1973

Box/Folder 16 : 13

North Vietnam dikes articles, 1972

Box/Folder 16 : 14

Vietnam Bulletin, 20 April 1972

Box/Folder 16 : 15

U.S. foreign relations with Vietnam, Vietnam's army, and the Geneva Accords, among other issues, documents, 1972

Box/Folder 16 : 16

Life "with Henry Kissinger in His Paris 'Battle Station'", 1 December 1972

Box/Folder 16 : 17

Vietnamese and Americans in Vietnam, and President Thieu, and other topics, news clippings, 1972-1973

Box/Folder 16 : 18

Henry Kissinger documents, 1972-1973

Box/Folder 16 : 19

U.S. President Nixon documents, 1972-1973

Box/Folder 17 : 9

"A Warning to Hanoi" article from Newsweek, 1973

Box/Folder 16 : 21

White House Press articles for release, about ending the war and joint military commission, 1973

Box/Folder 16 : 22

"Letter from Vietnam" article from The New Yorker, 1973

Box/Folder 16 : 23

"Ending the Vietnam War: the Impact of War Costs, Public Opinion, and Anti-War Demonstrations on Senate Voting on Vietnam War Bills" paper, 1976

Box/Folder 16 : 24

"The Fall of Saigon: A View from Congress" paper, 1977

Box/Folder 16 : 25

Posters about Viet Cong, in Vietnamese, with English translations, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 26

"Composition of the Revised War Cabinet of Vietnam" document, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 1

"The Birth of the Pathet Lao Army" article, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 3

"Vietnam: Myths and Realities" paper, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 4

Command troops, and other topics, handwritten notes, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 5

The War in Viet-Nam 20 Questions and Answers booklet, undated

 

Miscellaneous 1967, 1970-1972

Scope and Contents note

These materials include business card and other materials.
Box/Folder 17 : 15

General, 1967, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes Victoria Schuck's business card, and Incoming Declaration form, and a few empty envelopes with no corresponding cards.
Box/Folder 17 : 16

Personal Correspondence, 1970-1972, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes Christmas & new year's cards, a letter to Schuck, and a memorandum to Schuck.
Box/Folder 7 : 13

Floor plan in unidentified building for unidentified event, undated