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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John D. Montgomery Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1991
    Collection number: 75039
    Creator: Montgomery, John D. (John Dickey), 1920-2008.
    Collection Size: 18 manuscript boxes (7.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings, reports, notes, interview summaries, and printed matter, relating to American aid to South Vietnam and other southeast Asian countries, economic development in various Asian and African countries, Japanese and German public opinion regarding the purge of wartime leaders after World War II, and political, social, and economic effects of the purge on Japan and Germany.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], John D. Montgomery Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Economic assistance, American--Asia, Southeastern.
    Economic assistance, American--Vietnam.
    Land tenure--Vietnam.
    Political purges--Germany.
    Political purges--Japan.
    Public opinion--Germany.
    Public opinion--Japan.
    Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Germany.
    Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Japan.
    Asia, Southeastern.
    Asia, Southeastern--Economic conditions.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Vietnam--Economic conditions.
    Economic development.
    Developing countries.
    Africa--Economic conditions.
    Asia--Economic conditions--1945-
    Military government.
    Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.

    Biographical Note

    1920, Feb. 15 Born, Evanston, Illinois
    1941 B.A., Kalamazoo College
    1951 Ph.D., Harvard University
    1953 Author, Purge in Occupied Japan
    1957 Author, Forced to be Free
    1957-1959 Chief Academic Advisor, National Institute of Administration, Saigon, Vietnam
    1959 Author, Cases in Vietnamese Administration
    1961 Co-Author, Education and Training in Developing Countries and Traditions, Values and Socio-Economic Development
    1962 Author, The Politics of Foreign Aid
    1963- Professor of Public Administration, Harvard University
    1966 Author, Approaches to Development: Politics, Administration and Change
    1969 Co-Author, Political and Administrative Development
    1975 Co-Author, Policy Science and Population
    1976 Co-Author, Values and Development: Appraising Asian Experience
    1979 Co-Author, Patterns of Policy: Comparative and Longitudinal Studies of Population Events
    1980 Co-Author, Appropriate Technology and Social Values
    1980- Chairman, Department of Government, Harvard University
    1981 Co-Author, Technology and International Affairs