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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Access Points

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Allan E. Goodman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1947-1975
    Collection number: 75001
    Creator: Goodman, Allan E., 1944-
    Collection Size: 133 manuscript boxes, 2 card file boxes, 3 binders, 16 notebooks, 7 envelopes. (58 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings, reports, correspondence, clippings, notes, interviews, and printed matter, relating to the Vietnamese War, the Paris peace talks of 1968-1973, elections in South Vietnam from 1967 to 1971, the South Vietnamese legislature, migration to Saigon, urbanization and political and demographic change in Southeast Asia, counterinsurgency, and Soviet-American detente.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    Users must sign a statement agreeing not to identify any persons mentioned in unpublished material in the collection (deceased U.S. citizens may be identified)
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    Users must sign a statement agreeing not to identify any persons mentioned in unpublished material in the collection (deceased U.S. citizens may be identified)
    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Allan E. Goodman Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1944 Born, New York City
    1966 B.S., Northwestern University
    1967-1971 Consultant on Vietnamese Affairs, U.S. Department of State and RAND Corporation
    1968 M.P.A., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
    1970-1974 Professor of Government and International Relations and Department Chairman, Clark University
    1971 Ph.D., Harvard University
    1972 Editor, Indochina in Conflict: A Political Assessment (D.C., Heath, Lexington, Massachusetts)
    1973 Author, Politics in War: The Bases of Political Community in South Vietnam (Harvard University Press, Cambridge)
    1974-1975 National Fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
    1975-Present Office of Political Research, Central Intelligence Agency

    Access Points

    Rand corporation.
    United States. Dept. of State.
    Guerrilla warfare.
    Legislative bodies--Vietnam.
    Rural-urban migration--Asia, Southeastern.
    Rural-urban migration--Vietnam.
    Urbanization--Asia, Southeastern.
    Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.
    Asia, Southeastern.
    Asia, Southeastern--Politics and government.
    Saigon (Vietnam)
    Soviet Union.
    Russia (Federation)
    Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union.
    Vietnam--Politics and government.