Preliminary Inventory to the Eric Erickson Papers, 1963-1990

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Title: Eric Erickson Papers
Date (inclusive): 1963-1990
Collection Number: 84011
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 18 manuscript boxes (7.5 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, notes, bulletins, newsletters, clippings, and serial issues, relating to the 1963 coup overthrowing President Ngô Dình Diêm in South Vietnam and to the question of American involvement in the coup.
Location note: Hoover Institution Archives.
Creator: Erickson, Eric, 1927-1996

Access

Collection open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eric Erickson Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.

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 catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical note

Technical writer, United States Army Concept Team in Vietnam, 1963-1964.

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, memoranda, notes, bulletins, newsletters, clippings, and serial issues, relating to the 1963 coup overthrowing President Ngô Dình Diêm in South Vietnam and to the question of American involvement in the coup.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Ngô, Dình Diêm, 1901-1963.
United States. Army Concept Team in Vietnam.
United States--Armed Forces.
United States--Foreign relations--Vietnam.
United States--Foreign relations.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam--Foreign relations--United States.
Vietnam--History--Coup d'état, 1963.
Vietnam.

Box 1

Preliminary outline of projected book

 

Hoover Institution agreement

 

Open letter to Ministers' Vietnam Committee

 

Responses to open letter

 

Original draft and distribution of open letter

 

Letters of transmittal of open letter

 

Correspondence with Rev. Raymond de Jaegher

Box 2

Correspondence

 

SRI

 

Andre Hope

 

E. F. Erickson

 

Ann and Gene Gregory

 

Irene Corbally Kuhn

 

Lt. Col. H. M. Francis

 

Others

Box 3

South Vietnam Liberation Front 14-Point Policy

 

Personalism and national policy in Vietnam

 

Photographs

 

Incomplete and undated press clippings

Box 4

Press clippings

 

Frank Coniff, New York Journal-American

 

Gene Gregory, Times of Vietnam

 

Time and Newsweek, April 1963-January 1964

 

Clippings of exceptional interest

 

Special material on Tri Quang

 

True report of assassination of Diem and Nhu

Box 5

Press clippings

 

June-December 1963

 

Post-coup - and later 1963, 1964

Box 6

Erickson, "The Incredible Buddhist Affair"

 

"Assault on an Ally" (Nation's Security)

 

Gregory, "What Is Behind the Buddhist Affair"

 

Higgins, "A Visit to Xa Loi" (original draft)

 

Documents of the Council against Communist Aggression with letter from A. McDowell

 

Joint communique - Interministerial Committee and Buddhist Delegation

 

"Vietnam Presse" and "Rivarol" (September 1963) (September 1963)

Box 7

Congressional Record

 

Vol. 109, no. 112 (Sen. Thurmond insertion of Erickson letter)

 

Vol. 109, no. 127 (Rep. Edna Kelly insertion of Erickson letter)

Box 8

Times of Vietnam, June-July 1963

 

Times of Vietnam Magazine (Sunday), June-October 1963

Box 9

Times of Vietnam August 1963

Box 10

Times of Vietnam, September 1963

Box 11

Times of Vietnam, and last issue, October 1963 1 November 1963

Box 12

Saigon Daily News, November 21, 1963-January 31, 1964

Box 13

Saigon Post, January 6-31, 1964

Box 14

Le Journal d'Extreme Orient, September-November 1963

General Physical Description note: (miscellaneous issues)
 

Nouvelles Dimanche

General Physical Description note: (2 issues)
 

Vietnamese papers

Box 15

Pacific Stars and Stripes, August-December 1963

General Physical Description note: (miscellaneous issues)
 

Observer

General Physical Description note: (3 issues)
Box 16

U.S. magazines, concerning Vietnam late 1963,

 

USIS Weekly Bulletin, August-October 1963

General Physical Description note: (miscellaneous issues)
 

U.S.O.M. annual report, 1962

 

Army Information Digest, January 1963

Box 17

Asian magazines, late 1963