Arthur L. Aikman papers, 1961-2007 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 3/RG 4/FP16-23-F2
Extent: 2.5 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents: This collection includes materials owned by Dr. Arthur L. Aikman, mainly focusing on his time in Vietnam through the Elementary Teacher Education program. Box 1 includes various paper documents: a copy of the official contract for SIU to begin conducting AID in Vietnam, publications, and paperwork from the different projects conducted. It also includes various sides, including many of Aikman’s lectures and photographs of Eastern Asia. Box 2 contains volumes and awards: biannual official reports made by those in the program, booklets about Vietnam, and various plaques awarded to Dr. Aikman. Box 3 contains oversized materials, large scrapbooks made highlighting Southern Illinois University’s time in Vietnam, Southern Illinois University's involvement in the local Southern Illinois Teachers Corps, and large photographs.