Register of the John D. Montgomery Papers, 1946-1991

Prepared by Michael Jakobson
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the John D. Montgomery Papers, 1946-1991

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Michael Jakobson
Date Completed:
March 1982
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

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Access Points

Denazification.
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.
Germany.
Japan.
United States--Foreign relations.
Vietnam.
Vietnam--Economic conditions.
Economic development.
Developing countries.
Africa--Economic conditions.
Asia--Economic conditions--1945-
Africa.
Asia.
Military government.
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
Germany--History--1945-1955.

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

Series Description

Box: 1-15

SUBJECT FILE, 1935-1960

Scope and Content Note

Announcement, bibliography, charts, circulars, clippings, contracts, comments, curricula, daily wireless file, directives, excerpts from books, forms, instructions, interviews, laws, letters, maps, memoranda, notes, notices, orders, panel discussions, press releases, printed matter, programs, projects, public opinion surveys, questionnaires, radio broadcast, reports, reviews of press, speeches, statements, statistics, statutes, telephone directories, typed copies of magazine and newspaper articles, work description. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container List

 

SUBJECT FILE,

Box 1., Folder 1

Buddhism. Instruction, n.d.

 

Burma

 

General

Folder 2

Notes, 1959

Folder 3

Printed matter, 1959

Folder 4

Statistics, 1957

Folder 5

Customs. Instruction, n.d.

Folder 6

Economy. Project, reports, statistics, 1958-1959

Folder 7

Economy -- Finance. Memorandum, printed matter, 1959-1960

 

Foreign Aid

Folder 8

Ford Foundation. Printed matter, 1958

Folder 9

USSR. Notes, report, 1958

Folder 10

U.S. Government. Announcement, press release, report, 1959

Folder 11

Foreign Relations. Printed matter, summary of article, survey, 1957-1959

Folder 12

Rangoon. Printed matter, report, 1959

 

Cambodia

 

General

Folder 13

Notes, 1959

Folder 14

Statistics, 1959

Folder 15

Fisheries, Notes, report, 1959

Folder 16

U.S. Aid. Notes, printed matter, report, 1957-1959

Folder 17

Economic Growth -- Rostow Thesis. Table, n.d.

Box 2., Folder 1

Germany. U.S. Zone -- Denazification. Charts, statistics, 1945-1949

 

Japan

Folder 2

General. Notes, 1952

 

Government

Folder 3

Composition. Statistics, 1935-1950

 

Diet

Folder 4

First Session, 1947. Laws (translation of titles)

Folder 5

House of Representatives -- Election, 1946. Tables (Japanese originals and translations)

Folder 6

House of Representatives -- Election, 1952. Clippings, statistics, tables, 1952

Folder 7

National Opinion Research Institute. Report, survey, 1951

Folder 8

Industrial Organizations. List of titles, 1952

Folder 9

Political Parties. Comments, table, 1952

 

Purge

 

Agencies

Folder 10

Attorney General's Office. Law (Japanese original and translation), 1947

 

Attornes General's Office. Special Examining Bureau

Folder 11

Composition, Structure, Functions. Reports (Japanese originals and translations), 1952

Box 3., Folder 1-2

Procedure. Directives, instructions, laws, memoranda (Japanese originals and translations), 1948-1952

Folder 3

Screening Committees. Review (translation), 1952 (?)

Folder 4

Screening Organ. Statistics, statutes, tables, 1947 (?)

Folder 5

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. General Headquarters. Directives, memoranda, reports, 1946

 

Conduct and Effects

 

General

Folder 6

Report, 1950

Folder 7-8

Reports, (Japanese), 1951-1952

Folder 9

Statistics and Records (Japanese originals and translations), 1948-1951

Folder 10

Bureaucracy. Interview, statistics, 1945-1952

Folder 11

Communist Party. Statement, directive (Japanese original and translation), 1952 (?)

Folder 12

Diet. List of names, reports, statistics (Japanese originals and translations), 1952

 

Economy

Folder 13

Plans for Investigations, 1952 (?)

Folder 14

Report on Corporations, 1952 (?)

Folder 15-16

Report on Industry (Japanese original and translation), 1952

Box 4., Folder 1

Report on Zaibatsu Combines, 1953

Folder 2

Statistics, 1952 (?)

Folder 3-5

Summary of Field Research (Japanese original and translation), 1952

 

Educational System

Folder 6

Report (translation), 1952

Folder 7

Letter (Japanese), 1952 (?)

Folder 8

Investigation. Study plan, 1952 (?)

Folder 9

Perfectures. List of purgees, 1952

Box 5., Folder 1-2

Political Parties. Report (Japanese original and translation), 1952

 

Purgees

Folder 3-5

Activities -- Limitations. Report (translation), 1952

Folder 6

Living Conditions. Report (Japanese original and translation), 1949

Folder 7

Right Wing Organizations. Report (Japanese original and translation), 1952

 

Public Comments

Box 6., Folder 1-2

Mainichi Press. Collection of articles (translation), 1953

Folder 3

Newspapers. Clippings (Japanese), 1952

 

Public Opinion Poll

Folder 4

General. Letter, notes, questionnaires (Japanese originals and some translations), 1952

Folder 5

Comparative Investigation -- Region Differences among Osaka, Tokyo, and Yamagata. Report (Japanese original and translation), 1952

Folder 6

Funagata. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 7

Iizuka. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

 

Interviewers

Folder 8

Biographic Data (Japanese originals and some translations), 1952

Folder 9

Instructions (Japanese originals and translations), 1952

 

Nagano Perfecture

Folder 10

General. Summary of investigations, 1952

Folder 11

Goka. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 12

Kamisato. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box 7., Folder 1

Kitayama. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 2

Matsuo. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 3

Nakasu. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 4

Urasato. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 5

Omuta. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 6

Osaka. Interviews, reports (Japanese), 1952

Folder 7

Pre-Pilot Survey. Instruction, report (Japanese original and translation), summary, 1952

Box 8., Folder 1

Takanata. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 2-6

Tokyo. Statistics (Japanese), summary (Japanese original and translation), 1952

Folder 7

Ueda. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box 9., Folder 1

Yamagata. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Folder 2

U.S. Policy. Report, typed copies of magazine and newspaper articles, 1948-1952

 

Laos

Folder 3

General. Notes, printed matter, statistics, 1958-1960

Folder 4

Government. Clipping, excerpt from book, 1958-1959

Folder 5

U.S. Aid. Notes, printed matter, reports, 1959

 

Thailand

 

General

Folder 6

Notes, 1956-1959

Folder 7

Printed matter, 1959

Folder 8

Economy. Notes, 1959 (?)

Folder 9

Economy -- Petchaboon Province. Survey, 1959

Folder 10

Education. Printed matter, 1957-1959

 

Government

Folder 11

General. Notes, report, 1958-1959 (?)

Folder 12

Municipal Administration. Decree, notes, 1952-1959 (?)

Folder 13

Structure and Composition. Charts, memorandum, notes, statement, statutes, 1954-1959

Box 10., Folder 1

Thai Technical and Economic Committee. Forms, notes, program, 1959

Folder 2

Public Health. Notes, 1959

Folder 3

Public Health -- Malaria Eradication Project. Notes, statement, 1959

 

U.S. Aid

Folder 4

General. Letter, printed matter, report, 1955-1959

 

U.S. Operations Mission to Thailand

Folder 5

General. Letters, notes, projects, reports, statistics, summary of contracts, 1959

Folder 6

Structure and Composition. Directory, 1959

 

Subagencies

Folder 7

Community Development Advisor. Comments, report, 1958-1959

Folder 8

Education Division. Notes, project, reports, 1958-1959

Folder 9

Public Administration Division. Study, 1959

Folder 10

Public Health Division. Reports, 1958-1959

Folder 11

Public Works and Engineering Division.

 

Projects, 1959

 

United States

Folder 12

Foreign Aid. Comments, law, minutes, project, reports, 1957-1960 (?)

Folder 13

Foreign Aid -- U.S. International Cooperation Administration. Airgrams, chart, forms, manual, orders, printed matter, 1956-1959

Folder 14

Information Service. Daily wireless file, interview, notes, 1958

 

Vietnam

Folder 15

Bibliography, 1958

Folder 16

Lecture on History, 1957

Folder 17

Vietnam, North -- Land Policy. Printed matter, 1959

 

Vietnam, South

Folder 18

General. Clipping (French), printed matter (Vietnamese), quotations from American press, reports, 1956-1959

Folder 19

Civic Action Program. Interviews, memorandum, notes, press review, report, 1958

Folder 20

Constitution and Laws. Collection of decrees and laws, copy of constitution, 1958

 

Economy

Box 11., Folder 1

General. Notes, printed matter (French, Vietnamese), summary, 1958

 

Agriculture

Folder 2

General. Interview, notes, 1958-1959

Folder 3

Credits. Interviews, letters, memoranda, projects, reports, statements, 1955-1958

Folder 4

Fertilizers. Notes, report, 1959

Folder 5

Irrigation and Drainage. Letter, notes, project, reports, 1956-1959

 

Land Reform

Folder 6

Laws, 1957

Folder 7

Letter, 1959

Folder 8

Notes, 1958-1959

Folder 9

Printed matter, 1957

 

Reports

Folder 10-13

Gittinger, J. Price, 1956-1959

Folder 14

Ladejinski, W. I., 1955

Folder 15

Wurfel, David, 1956

Folder 16

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam, 1959

Folder 17

Statistics, 1959

Folder 18

Rice Production. Interviews, memorandum, reports, review of press, 1958-1959

Folder 19

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam. Airgram, interviews, report, 1957-1959

Folder 20

U.S. State Department. Notes, 1958

Folder 21

Vietnam Government. Instruction, interviews, notes, reports, 1958

Folder 22

Vietnam Government. Department of Land Registration and Land Reform. Proposal of reorganization, 1957

Folder 23

Contractors. Instruction, notes, 1958-1959

Box 12., Folder 1

Energy. Excerpts from book, 1957

 

Finance

Folder 2

General. Excerpts from book, minutes, notes, 1958

Folder 3

Michigan State University. Vietnam Advisory Group. Interviews, memorandum, notes, reports, 1958-1959

Folder 4

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam. Statistics, 1958-1959

Folder 5

Fishing and Fish Breeding. Letter, notes, reports, review of press, 1956-1959

 

Industry

Folder 6

General. Interviews, memorandum, news release, notes, proposals, report, review of press, 1958

Folder 7

Investments. Comments (French), policy statements, 1957

Folder 8

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam. Interview, notes, 1958

Folder 9

Vietnam Government. Industrial Development Center, Notes, press release, statement, 1957-1959

Folder 10

Vietnam Government. National Agricultural College. Letter, notes, reports, 1957-1958

 

Trade

Folder 11

General. Clippings (Vietnamese original and translations), n.d.

Folder 12

Commercial Import. Interviews, lists of items, notes, report, 1958-1959

 

Freight

Folder 13

General. Laws, notes, review of press, 1958-1959

Folder 14

U.S. Embassy. Memorandum, 1958

Folder 15

U.S. International Cooperation Administration. Airgram, telegram, 1957

Folder 16

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam. Airgrams, letters, memoranda, notes, 1957-1959

Folder 17

Vietnam Government. National Bank. Letter (French original and translation), 1958

Folder 18

Vietnam Government. Central Purchasing Agency. Charts, letters, notes, 1956-1959

 

Transportation

Folder 19

General. Interview, letter, notes, program, 1956-1959

Folder 20

Civil Aviation. Notes, 1958

Folder 21

Highways. Interview, letters, notes, work description, 1955-1958

Folder 22

Railroads. Notes, 1958

Folder 23

Waterways. Notes, 1958

Folder 24

United Nations. International Monetary Fund. Report (French), 1959

 

Education

Folder 25

Interviews, 1958

Box 13., Folder 1

Notes, 1958

Folder 2

Reports, 1957-1958

 

Government

Folder 3

Compensation Practice. Memorandum, 1958

Folder 4

Foreign Aid Administration. Chart, notes,, 1957-1959

 

Law Enforcement Agencies

Folder 5

General. Interview, reports, 1957-1959

Folder 6

Notes, 1958-1959

Folder 7

Press Comments. Magazine articles, 1958

Folder 8

Reform Projects, 1955-1957

Folder 9

National Assembly. Clippings, notes, review of press, 1956-1958

Folder 10

National Committee for Community Development. Report 1958

Folder 11

National Institute of Administration. Chronology, letters, notes, statistics, 1955-1959

Folder 12

National Institute of Administration -- Academic Activities. Charts, curricula. reports, statistics, 1958

Folder 13

Presidency. Summary of lecture, n.d.

Folder 14

Structure. Charts, map, ordinance, review of press, 1956-1958

Folder 15

Mass Media. Review, n.d.

Folder 16

Michigan State University. Vietnam Advisory Group. Field Administration Division. Narrative history, 1959

Folder 17

Political Parties and Political Freedom. Statement, n.d.

Folder 18

Public Health. Decrees, interviews, notes, 1958-1959

Folder 19

Refugees. Circular, interviews, notes, reports, statement, statistics, 1955-1958

 

U.S. Aid

Folder 20

General. Airgram, critical remarks, interviews, memorandum, minutes, notes, printed matter, program, project agreement, radio broadcast, review of press, summary, 1955-1959

 

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam

 

General

Folder 21

Unterview, 1958

Folder 22

Memoranda, 1958

Box 14., Folder 1

Notes, 1958

Folder 2

Notices, 1958

Folder 3-5

Orders, 1956-1958

Folder 6-11

Panel Discussions, 1958-1959

Folder 12

Reports, 1958

Folder 13

Administrative Functions. Inerviews, memoranda, notes, projects, 1958

 

Relations

Folder 14

General. Interview, notes, 1958

Folder 15

Private Companies. Notes, table, 1958-1959

Folder 16

U.S. Congress. Letter, list of Congressional visitors, memoranda, notes, 1957-1960

Folder 17

U.S. Embassy. Notes, 1958

Folder 18

U.S. International Cooperation Administration. Interview, 1958

Folder 19

Vietnam Government. Interview, memoranda, notes, 1956-1959

Folder 20

Structure and Composition. Charts, directory, interview, list of names, notes, orientation program, 1956-1959

 

Subagencies

Box 15., Folder 1

Controller's Office. Interview, notes, 1958-1959

Folder 2

Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Memoranda, 1957-1958

Folder 3

Education Division. Chart, notes, 1958

Folder 4

Executive Office. Interview, 1958

 

Field Service Division

Folder 5

Project Proposal, 1958

Folder 6-9

Reports, 1957-1958

Folder 10

Finance Division. Notes, 1958

Folder 11

Health and Sanitation Division. Notes, 1958

Folder 12

Information Service. Notes, 1958

Folder 13

Program Support Division. Notes, 1958

Folder 14

Public Administration Division. Chart, notes, 1958

Folder 15

U.S. Embassy. Clippings, instruction, interview, list of names, 1958