Center for Vietnamese Studies records, 1946-1988 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 3/RG 27/3
Extent: 9.25 Cubic Feet
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Scope and Contents: The Center for Vietnamese Studies records, ranging from 1946-1985 consists of three series. Series 1: Center for Vietnamese Studies Reports and Official Files, 1946-1982, contains official files and reports created by the Center. It includes grant information, committee minutes, and various newspaper clippings highlighting criticism and protest against the Center. It also includes some information on Southern Illinois Normal University/Southern Illinois University's Veterans Center (during WWII, Vietnam) and the Vietnam war. Series 2: Publications, 1970-1985,contains various publications collected by the Center on the subject of Southeast Asia. It includes newsletters, refugee reports, english as a second language education reports, magazines, and books in multiple languages published all over the world. Series 3: Photographs,1961-1965, consists of photographs taken and collected by Dr. Fred Armistead and his wife, Marie Armistead, during their time in southern Vietnam as a part of the Elementary Teacher Education Program. The Armistead's participated for a small portion of the program through SIU in 1961-1965. These photos contain images from the Elementary Education program and a few souvenirs from tourist locations they visited. There are also a small number of oversized photos from their trip.