UM History 218 - Vietnam War

(prepared in collaboration with Prof. David R. Smith)

Ford Library reading room hours: 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Monday - Friday. The Library is closed on President's Day (Monday, February 16, 2004).

Ford archives project time allowance: Please allow 15 minutes for complete a registration form and review research room policies (and bring student ID or other photo identification). Then, allow at least 2 hours for searching, selecting, and photocopying documents. There is no charge for your copying.

To learn more about the origin, content, and arrangement of the collections involved in the project, click on the collection titles:

Backchannel Messages, 1974-1975
(Box 3, Martin Channel, will be in reading room)
Memoranda of Conversations, 1973-1977
(Boxes for January -April 1975, when Saigon fell, will be in reading room)
NSC Vietnam Information Group: Intelligence and other reports, 1967-1975
(All boxes will be in reading room.)
Presidential Country Files for East Asia and the Pacific, 1974-1977
(Boxes for Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam will be in reading room.)
Saigon Embassy Files Kept by Ambassador Martin: Copies, 1963-1976
(All boxes will be in reading room.)
To see how to cite properly/fully the documents you selected, click here:
Citing documents
To see our location on a map of North Campus, click here:
North Campus map (The Library is near the lower right hand corner)
To view an on-line exhibit of 1974-1975 documents prepared in conjunction with a conference in April 2000 on the end of the war, click here:
Vietnam documents exhibit
To read a summary of all Library collections on the Vietnam War, click here:
Collections on the Vietnam War
To e-mail reference staff for help with this assignment, click here:
E-mail reference

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Last Updated: January 28, 2004