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Box: 1

Writings.

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript of a projected book on Vietnamese communism, by R. F. Turner as well as published and unpublished articles, speeches, and reports.
Box: 2. - 32.

Subject File, 1963-1972.

Scope and Contents note

Reports, memoranda, articles transcripts of interviews, notes, pamphlets, clippings, and printed matter relating to Vietnam; collected by R. F. Turner, and arranged alphabetically.
Box: 32

Miscellany.

Scope and Contents note

Clippings.
Box: Envelopes A-U

Photographs.

Box: 33. - 39.

Increment, December 1977.

 

Writings.

Box: 1

Manuscript to a projected book on Vietnamese communism, by R. F. Turner.

 

Subject File, 1963-1972.

Box: 2

Agriculture in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) (North Vietnam)

 

Agriculture in South Vietnam (SVN)

 

Albania

 

Alliance of National Democratic and Peace Forces

 

American Friends of Vietnam

 

Anti-Americanism in Vietnam

 

Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN)

 

Regional and Popular Forces in South Vietnam (RF & PF).

 

Desertions

 

Viet Cong (VC), infiltration of

 

Art and architecture

 

Asian opinion on United States involvement in Cambodia

 

Assassination

 

Attitudes, Vietnam

Box: 3

Background information on South Vietnam

 

Black market in North Vietnam

 

Bloodbath argument

 

Bombing

 

Buddhism in Vietnam

 

Bulgaria

 

Cambodia

Box: 4

General

 

1970

 

1971

 

Miscellaneous

 

Captured documents (VC/NVA) (U.S. Mission Press Releases)

 

Casualties, Vietnam

 

Cease fires

 

Cease fires in Vietnam War

Box: 5

Center for Vietnamese Studies (Southern Illinois University)

 

Chemical warfare in Vietnam

 

Children, use of by VC

 

Chieu Hoi

 

Chieu Hoi Program

 

China

Box: 6

China

 

China and North Vietnam

 

Chinese advisors (VC)

 

Chronology, Vietnam

Box: 7

Chronology, Vietnam

 

Citizens Committee for Peace With Freedom in Vietnam

 

Civic Action

 

Coalition government

 

Coalition government, VC position

 

Communication

Box: 8

Communication

 

Constitution, Republic of Vietnam (RVN)

 

Corruption in South Vietnam

 

Cost of Vietnam War to U.S.

 

Counter-insurgency operations

 

Coup d'Etat

 

Cuba

 

Culture, Vietnam

 

Czechoslovakia

 

Dalat, Vietnam, general information

 

Dien Bien Phu (1954)

 

Defectors and returnees

Box: 9

East Germany

 

Economic conditions, Vietnam

 

Economy of South Vietnam

 

Education

Box: 10

Education in South Vietnam

 

Elections in South Vietnam

 

General information

 

Pre-1967

 

1967

 

1970

 

1971

 

VC position on and response to

 

Elections in North Vietnam

 

Ethnic minorities

 

External aid (DRV)

Box: 11

Floods in North Vietnam

 

Foreign relations

 

Free World Aid

 

Geneva Agreements of 1954

 

Geography

 

Government of South Vietnam

 

Government (GVN) speeches

 

Government structure

 

Government administration

Box: 12

Government administration

 

Government policy statements

Box: 13

Haiphong, general

 

Handicraft

 

Hanoi, general data

 

Hanoi on peace terms

 

Health and medicine

 

Health in DRV

 

Heavy industry (DRV)

 

Highways in South Vietnam

 

History of Vietnam since 1954

 

History of Vietnam, general

 

History, heroes of Vietnam

 

Ho Chi Minh

 

General file

 

Former President (DRV)

 

Myth of

Box: 14

Speeches

 

Ho Van Bun, letter from

 

Honey, P. J., miscellaneous articles on DRV

 

Hue City, general information

 

Hue massacre ( Tet 1968)

 

Hungary

Box: 15

Index on North Vietnam (Intelligence Subject Code Extract)

 

India and Vietnam

 

Indochinese People's Summit Conference (April 24-25 1970)

 

Industrialization in South Vietnam

 

Industry, labor

 

Infrastructure, Viet Cong

 

Intelligence, Viet Cong (Military Intelligence)

 

International Association of Democratic Lawyers

 

International Commission for Supervision and Control in Vietnam (I.C.C.) Report, June 2, 1962

 

International Opinion and Vietnam

 

Interviews

 

Col. Dac

 

Dang Tan (MD)

 

Dieu

 

Hoang Minh Tan and Nguyen Duy Hung

 

Hoang Van Thanh

 

Huynh Bon

 

Lai Van Cu

 

Le Vinh Can

 

Le Xuan Chuyen

 

Ngo Dinh Nhu (Mme.)

 

Nguyen Huu Tho

 

Nguyen Duy Hung, see Hoang Minh Tan

 

Nguyen Luong Nhon (aka Viet Hung; aka Tu Tung)

Box: 16

Nguyen Ngoc Mai

 

Nguyen Thanh Binh

 

Nguyen Trong Xuan

 

Nguyen Van An

 

Nguyen Van Ba

 

Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bong (Mrs.)

 

Nguyen Van Chan

 

Nguyen Van Phe

 

Pham Thanh Tai

 

Phan Van Xuong

 

Phan Viet Dung

 

Tran Thi Ho Le

Box: 17

Tran Van Dac (1-3)

 

Tran Van Dung

 

Trieu Van Nghia

 

Tuong

 

Vu Van Bay

 

Interviews and conversations in Tan An, miscellaneous Joint U.S. Public Affairs Office, Saigon (JUSPAO)

 

Wireless Bulletin

 

Planning Office and Staff Studies

Box: 18

Labor movement in South Vietnam

 

Land reform, DRV, Bloodbath Controversy (Porter, Chi, etc.)

 

Land reform in South Vietnam

 

Language

 

Laos

 

Laos operation, 1971

Box: 19

Law in South Vietnam, legal system, constitution, etc.

 

Leadership in South Vietnam

 

Leadership of South Vietnam

 

Legality of U.S. involvement in Cambodia

 

Letters (selected) written by defected Vietnamese soldiers, 1968

 

Literature, drama, music

 

Living conditions in DRV

 

Lodge, Henry Cabot

 

Logistics, NVN File (and Ho Chi Minh Trail)

 

Luce, Donald

Box: 20

Magazine and academic articles

 

Martial Law

 

Military aid to South Vietnam

 

Military, electronic warfare in Vietnam

 

Military, Pre-1961

 

Military, 1962-1972

 

Military, Offensive April 1972

Box: 21

Ministry of Information, Vietnam

 

Mission in Charge of Liaison (ML)

 

Montagnards

 

Moral case for U.S. involvement in Cambodia

 

My Lai massacre

Box: 22

National Assembly (SVN)

 

National Front for Liberation (NLF)

 

Congresses (1968)

 

Policy

 

Policy statements

 

Budget and fiscal

 

Population controls and security

 

Relationship with Hanoi

 

Standing and Central Committee meetings

 

Structure

 

National Student Committee for Victory in Vietnam

 

Negotiations

Box: 23

Neutralism, Vietnam

 

Newspaper correspondents' reports

 

Ngo Dinh Diem

 

General information

 

Opposition to

 

Speeches

 

Ngo Dinh Nhu, Madam

 

Nguyen Cao Ky

 

North Korea

Box: 24

North Vietnam

 

North Vietnamese Army, role in South Vietnam

 

Opium growing in North Vietnam

 

Outer Mongolia

 

Pacification

 

Pacification in South Vietnam

 

Peace proposals, DRV

 

Peasants

 

People's Revolutionary Party (PRP), general description

 

PRP Youth League/Youth Vanguard

 

Personalism

 

Phoenix Program against Viet Cong Infrastructure (VCI)

 

Pike, Douglas, miscellaneous articles

 

Photographs, captured VC

 

Poland

Box: 25

Political

 

Political parties, SVN (Dai Viet)

 

Postal system in North Vietnam

 

Prisoners of war

 

General

 

Hanoi, 1972

 

Hanoi claims War Criminals

 

NVA (DRV File)

 

Viet Cong

 

VN war file

 

POW-MIA (Missing in Action) organization in U.S.

Box: 26

Prisons, South Vietnam

 

Proselyting (Binh Ven)

 

Public health in South Vietnam

 

Refugees in South Vietnam

 

Refugees

 

Regional Conference

 

Religion in South Vietnam

 

Revolutionary development

 

Revolutionary development in South Vietnam

 

Rice production in South Vietnam

 

Rumania

Box: 27

Saigon, general information

 

SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization)

 

Sappers

 

Security in South Vietnam

 

Security, Viet Cong

 

Sihanouk

 

Sino-Soviet confrontation

 

Sino-Soviet Relations

 

Border clashes and talks

 

Current military situation

Box: 28

War preparations

 

Possible military strategy in case of war

 

Solgans (May Day)

 

South Vietnam, Miscellaneous

 

Strategic hamlets

 

Struggle Movement (Dich Van)

 

Students, martyrs

 

Tactics of VC

 

Tax collection, VC

Box: 29

Terrorism

 

General

 

VC incidents (Saigon Press Releases)

 

Viet Cong (Incident Reports)

 

Viet Cong/North Vietnamese Army (NVA)

 

Tet Offensive, 1968

 

Thailand, insurgency

 

Thompson, Sir Robert, TV interview with

 

Thompson, Sir Robert (Miscellaneous)

Box: 30

Tourism in Vietnam

 

Transportation, SVN

 

United Nations and related agencies

 

U.S. Government, 1969 assessment of Vietnam

 

U.S. Information Agency (U.S.I.A.), Vietnam Roundup

 

U.S. Mission in Vietnam, press playbacks and releases

 

U.S. Forces. Psychological Operations (U.S. PSYOPS), Interrogation Report. Source Nguyen-Viet.

Box: 31

U.S.S.R. (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)

 

Veterans in Vietnam

 

Viet Cong, miscellaneous data

 

Viet Cong tunnels

 

Vietnam Alliance of National, Democratic, and Peace Forces

 

Vietnam Veterans for a Just Peace

 

Vietnamese communist leadership

 

Vietnamese scouting program

 

Vietnamization

Box: 32

Village (South Vietnamese)

 

VIVA (Victory in Vietnam Association)

 

Wars of National Liberation

 

Women in South Vietnam

 

Women cadres

 

Women organizations

 

Workers/Liberation Laborers' Association

 

Young Americans for Freedom

 

Youth, Vietnamese students in U.S.

 

Youth in South Vietnam

 

Youth organizations, South Vietnam

 

Miscellaneous

 

Miscellany.

Box: 32

Clippings.

Box: 33

Increment, December 1977

 

Speeches and Writings, 1968-1972

Box: 33

Myths of The Vietnam War, The Pentagon Papers Reconsidered,photocopy of typewritten draft of article for Southeast Asian Perspectives. 1972,

 

Vietnam, A Corrective Essay,copy of published article. 1970,

 

Vietnam, A Documented Analysis of The Backgrounds, Issues, and Alternatives,typewritten draft of unpublished book. 1968,

 

Subject File, 1966-1972

Box: 34

Agicultural Cooperatives, 1969

 

Central Office For South Vietnam, 1969

 

Do, Tran, General, 1966-67

 

Joint United States Public Affairs Office, Saigon, Viet-Nam, Documents and Research Notes; Nos. 1-76, October 1967-April, 1970

Box: 35

Joint United States Public Affairs Office, Saigon, Viet-Nam, Documents and Research Notes; Nos. 77-95, June, 1970-March, 1971

Box: 36

Joint United States Public Affairs Office, Saigon, Viet-Nam, Documents and Research Notes; Nos. 96-98, 101, 103, 106, July, 1971-June, 1972

 

Long An Province Survey, 1966

 

Pike, Douglas, Viet Cong Strategy of Terror, n.d.

 

Political Alignment of Vietnamese Nationalists, 1949

Box: 37

Viet-Cong Infrastructure, The, 1970

 

Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

 

Bibliography

 

Diplomatic History

 

Military Operations

 

Who's Who In Vietnam, Vietnam Press, 1967

Box: 38

Miscellaneous note cards prepared for research and publication.

 

Miscellany.

Box: 39

Clippings.

Box: Envelopes A-U

Photographs.

Note: (235 photos / 74 negatives (on 10 filmstrips) (17 envelopes, 1 album)
Envelope: A

10 photos pertaining to the Vietnamese Scouting Program. undated

Envelope: B

13 photos relating to higher education in Vietnam. undated

Envelope: C

10 photos pertaining to agriculture (Five Year Plan) in South Vietnam. undated

Envelope: D

14 photos of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Vietnam, depicting training activities, boats, etc. undated

Envelope: E

21 photos pertaining to public health in Vietnam, depicting training of nurses and health services at hospitals, at the recuperation center of the "Save the Children Fund," dispensaries, etc. undated

Envelope: F

34 very small prints (on 5 filmstrips) of a South Vietnamese village. (17 different photos). undated

Envelope: G

11 photos pertaining to South Vietnam Supreme Court elections. undated

Envelope: H-L

74 photos (27 in album), 40 negatives (on 5 filmstrips) depicting scenes in "Hue" after the Viet Cong "Tet" - offensive in 1968; also 1 tape cassette with interviews taken near the graveyard in "Hue" on a field trip in 1971.

Envelope: M

2 photos of Nguyen-Ngoc-Tho. undated

Envelope: N

1 photo depicting a Catholic procession in the liberated area of Ben Tre province (Nam Bo). undated

Envelope: O

1 photo of two youngsters of the communist Dong Nai Regiment (K-3) who defected to the government side. undated

Envelope: P

11 photos of refugees in South Vietnam. undated

Envelope: Q

1 photo of R.F. Turner with Vietnamese Children. undated

Envelope: R

6 photos of a farewell party at the joint U.S. Public Affairs Office, Saigon (JUSPAO), depicting Major Joseph J. Heinlein, Deputy Chief for operations, and others. undated

Envelope: S

4 miscellaneous unidentified photos. undated

Envelope: T

6 photos of civilian prisoners in North Vietnam and 1 flier published by the National Student Coordinating Committee for Freedom in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. undated

Envelope: U

47 photographs showing various scenes of the National Liberation Front training with automatic weapons, undergoing indoctrination, preparing booby-traps, and posing with personalities. Plus three unidentified photographs of life in South Vietnam. undated

Box: 33. - 39.

Increment, December 1977.

Box: 40-54

Additional increment

 

Sound recordings

Cassette cabinet

Interviews taken near the graveyard in 'Hue' on a field trip in 1971 12-14 April 1971

Physical Description: 1 sound cassette

Access

Use copy reference number: 74040_a_0010360

Scope and Contents note

Part 1: 12 April 1971 Part 2: 14 April 1971