Register of the John Dickey Montgomery papers

Finding aid prepared by Michael Jakobson
Hoover Institution Archives
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© 1999


Title: John Dickey Montgomery papers
Date (inclusive): 1946-1991
Collection Number: 75039
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 18 manuscript boxes (7.5 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings, reports, notes, interview summaries, and printed matter relating to American aid to South Vietnam and other southeast Asian countries, economic development in various Asian and African countries, Japanese and German public opinion regarding the purge of wartime leaders after World War II, and political, social, and economic effects of the purge on Japan and Germany.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Montgomery, John D. (John Dickey), 1920-2008.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Dickey Montgomery papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975, with incremental material received in subsequent years.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

1920 February 15 Born, Evanston, Illinois
1941 B.A., Kalamazoo College
1948 M.A., Harvard University
1951 Ph.D., Harvard University
1953 Author, Purge in Occupied Japan
1957 Author, Forced to be Free
1957-1959 Chief Academic Advisor, National Institute of Administration, Saigon, Vietnam
1959 Author, Cases in Vietnamese Administration
1961 Co-author, Education and Training in Developing Countries and Traditions, Values and Socio-Economic Development
1962 Author, The Politics of Foreign Aid
1963- Professor of Public Administration, Harvard University
1966 Author, Approaches to Development: Politics, Administration and Change
1969 Co-author, Political and Administrative Development
1974 Author, Technology and Civic Life, Making and Implementing Development Decisions
1975 Co-author, Policy Science and Population
1976 Co-author, Values and Development: Appraising Asian Experience
1979 Co-author, Patterns of Policy: Comparative and Longitudinal Studies of Population Events
1980 Co-author, Appropriate Technology and Social Values
1980- Chairman, Department of Government, Harvard University
1981 Co-author, Technology and International Affairs
1986 Author, Aftermath: Tarnished Outcomes of American Foreign Policy
1991- Director, Pacific Basin Research Center, Soka University of America
1995 Editor, with Dennis A. Rondinelli, Great Policies: Strategic Innovations in Asia and the Pacific Basin
1997 Editor, Values in Education: Social Capital Formation in Asia and the Pacific
1998 Editor, Human Rights: Positive Policies in Asia and the Pacific Rim
1999-2001 Editor, Policy Sciences
2001 Editor, with Alex Inkeles, Social Capital as a Policy Resource
2008 April 3 Died, Newton, Massachusetts

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, reports, notes, interview summaries, and printed matter relating to American aid to South Vietnam and other southeast Asian countries, economic development in various Asian and African countries, Japanese and German public opinion regarding the purge of wartime leaders after World War II, and political, social, and economic effects of the purge on Japan and Germany.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Denazification.
Economic assistance, American--Southeast Asia.
Economic assistance, American--Vietnam.
Land tenure--Vietnam.
Political purges--Germany.
Political purges--Japan.
Public opinion--Germany.
Public opinion--Japan.
Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Germany.
Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Japan.
Southeast Asia--Economic conditions.
Vietnam--Economic conditions.
Economic development.
Developing countries.
Africa--Economic conditions.
Asia--Economic conditions--1945-
Military government.
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
Germany--History--1945-1955.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Buddhism. Instruction, undated

 

Burma

 

General

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Notes, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Printed matter, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Statistics, 1957

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Customs. Instruction, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Economy. Project, reports, statistics, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Economy -- Finance. Memorandum, printed matter, 1959-1960

 

Foreign aid

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Ford Foundation. Printed matter, 1958

Box/Folder 1 : 9

USSR. Notes, report, 1958

Box/Folder 1 : 10

U.S. government. Announcement, press release, report, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Foreign relations. Printed matter, summary of article, survey, 1957-1959

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Rangoon. Printed matter, report, 1959

 

Cambodia

 

General

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Notes, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Statistics, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Fisheries. Notes, report, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 16

U.S. aid. Notes, printed matter, report, 1957-1959

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Economic growth -- Rostow Thesis. Table, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Germany. U.S. Zone -- Denazification. Charts, statistics, 1945-1949

 

Japan

Box/Folder 2 : 2

General. Notes, 1952

 

Government

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Composition. Statistics, 1935-1950

 

Diet

Box/Folder 2 : 4

First Session. Laws (translation of titles), 1947

Box/Folder 2 : 5

House of Representatives -- election. Tables (Japanese originals and translations), 1946

Box/Folder 2 : 6

House of Representatives -- election. Clippings, statistics, tables, 1952

Box/Folder 2 : 7

National Opinion Research Institute. Report, survey, 1951

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Industrial organizations. List of titles, 1952

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Political parties. Comments, table, 1952

 

Purge

 

Agencies

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Attorney General's Office. Law (Japanese original and translation), 1947

 

Attorney General's Office. Special Examining Bureau

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Composition, structure, functions. Reports (Japanese originals and translations), 1952

Box/Folder 3 : 1-2

Procedure. Directives, instructions, laws, memoranda (Japanese originals and translations), 1948-1952

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Screening committees. Review (translation), 1952?

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Screening Organ. Statistics, statutes, tables, 1947?

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. General Headquarters. Directives, memoranda, reports, 1946

 

Conduct and effects

 

General

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Report, 1950

Box/Folder 3 : 7-8

Reports (Japanese), 1951-1952

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Statistics and records (Japanese originals and translations), 1948-1951

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Bureaucracy. Interview, statistics, 1945-1952

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Communist Party. Statement, directive (Japanese original and translation), 1952?

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Diet. List of names, reports, statistics (Japanese originals and translations), 1952

 

Economy

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Plans for investigations, 1952?

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Report on corporations, 1952?

Box/Folder 3 : 15-16

Report on industry (Japanese original and translation), 1952

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Report on Zaibatsu Combines, 1953

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Statistics, 1952?

Box/Folder 4 : 3-5

Summary of field research (Japanese original and translation), 1952

 

Educational system

Box/Folder 4 : 6

Report (translation), 1952

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Letter (Japanese), 1952?

Box/Folder 4 : 8

Investigation. Study plan, 1952?

Box/Folder 4 : 9

Prefectures. List of purgees, 1952

Box/Folder 5 : 1-2

Political parties. Report (Japanese original and translation), 1952

 

Purgees

Box/Folder 5 : 3-5

Activities -- limitations. Report (translation), 1952

Box/Folder 5 : 6

Living conditions. Report (Japanese original and translation), 1949

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Right wing organizations. Report (Japanese original and translation), 1952

 

Public comments

Box/Folder 6 : 1-2

Mainichi Press. Collection of articles (translation), 1953

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Newspapers. Clippings (Japanese), 1952

 

Public opinion poll

Box/Folder 6 : 4

General. Letter, notes, questionnaires (Japanese originals and some translations), 1952

Box/Folder 6 : 5

Comparative investigation -- region differences among Osaka, Tokyo, and Yamagata. Report (Japanese original and translation), 1952

Box/Folder 6 : 6

Funagata. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 6 : 7

Iizuka. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

 

Interviewers

Box/Folder 6 : 8

Biographic data (Japanese originals and some translations), 1952

Box/Folder 6 : 9

Instructions (Japanese originals and translations), 1952

 

Nagano prefecture

Box/Folder 6 : 10

General. Summary of investigations, 1952

Box/Folder 6 : 11

Goka. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 6 : 12

Kamisato. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 7 : 1

Kitayama. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 7 : 2

Matsuo. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 7 : 3

Nakasu. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 7 : 4

Urasato. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 7 : 5

Omuta. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 7 : 6

Osaka. Interviews, reports (Japanese), 1952

Box/Folder 7 : 7

Pre-pilot survey. Instruction, report (Japanese original and translation), summary, 1952

Box/Folder 8 : 1

Takanata. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 8 : 2-6

Tokyo. Statistics (Japanese), summary (Japanese original and translation), 1952

Box/Folder 8 : 7

Ueda. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Yamagata. Interviews, reports (translations), 1952

Box/Folder 9 : 2

U.S. policy. Report, typed copies of magazine and newspaper articles, 1948-1952

 

Laos

Box/Folder 9 : 3

General. Notes, printed matter, statistics, 1958-1960

Box/Folder 9 : 4

Government. Clipping, excerpt from book, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 9 : 5

U.S. aid. Notes, printed matter, reports, 1959

 

Thailand

 

General

Box/Folder 9 : 6

Notes, 1956-1959

Box/Folder 9 : 7

Printed matter, 1959

Box/Folder 9 : 8

Economy. Notes, 1959?

Box/Folder 9 : 9

Economy -- Petchaboon Province. Survey, 1959

Box/Folder 9 : 10

Education. Printed matter, 1957-1959

 

Government

Box/Folder 9 : 11

General. Notes, report, 1958-1959?

Box/Folder 9 : 12

Municipal administration. Decree, notes, 1952-1959?

Box/Folder 9 : 13

Structure and composition. Charts, memorandum, notes, statement, statutes, 1954-1959

Box/Folder 10 : 1

Thai Technical and Economic Committee. Forms, notes, program, 1959

Box/Folder 10 : 2

Public health. Notes, 1959

Box/Folder 10 : 3

Public health -- Malaria Eradication Project. Notes, statement, 1959

 

U.S. aid

Box/Folder 10 : 4

General. Letter, printed matter, report, 1955-1959

 

U.S. Operations Mission to Thailand

Box/Folder 10 : 5

General. Letters, notes, projects, reports, statistics, summary of contracts, 1959

Box/Folder 10 : 6

Structure and composition. Directory, 1959

 

Sub-agencies

Box/Folder 10 : 7

Community Development Advisor. Comments, report, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 10 : 8

Education Division. Notes, project, reports, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 10 : 9

Public Administration Division. Study, 1959

Box/Folder 10 : 10

Public Health Division. Reports, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 10 : 11

Public Works and Engineering Division. Projects, 1959

 

United States

Box/Folder 10 : 12

Foreign Aid. Comments, law, minutes, project, reports, 1957-1960?

Box/Folder 10 : 13

Foreign aid -- U.S. International Cooperation Administration. Airgrams, chart, forms, manual, orders, printed matter, 1956-1959

Box/Folder 10 : 14

Information Service. Daily wireless file, interview, notes, 1958

 

Vietnam

Box/Folder 10 : 15

Bibliography, 1958

Box/Folder 10 : 16

Lecture on history, 1957

Box/Folder 10 : 17

Vietnam, North -- land policy. Printed matter, 1959

 

Vietnam, South

Box/Folder 10 : 18

General. Clipping (French), printed matter (Vietnamese), quotations from American press, reports, 1956-1959

Box/Folder 10 : 19

Civic Action Program. Interviews, memorandum, notes, press review, report, 1958

Box/Folder 10 : 20

Constitution and laws. Collection of decrees and laws, copy of constitution, 1958

 

Economy

Box/Folder 11 : 1

General. Notes, printed matter (French, Vietnamese), summary, 1958

 

Agriculture

Box/Folder 11 : 2

General. Interview, notes, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 11 : 3

Credits. Interviews, letters, memoranda, projects, reports, statements, 1955-1958

Box/Folder 11 : 4

Fertilizers. Notes, report, 1959

Box/Folder 11 : 5

Irrigation and drainage. Letter, notes, project, reports, 1956-1959

 

Land reform

Box/Folder 11 : 6

Laws, 1957

Box/Folder 11 : 7

Letter, 1959

Box/Folder 11 : 8

Notes, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 11 : 9

Printed matter, 1957

 

Reports

Box/Folder 11 : 10-13

Gittinger, J. Price, 1956-1959

Box/Folder 11 : 14

Ladejinski, W. I., 1955

Box/Folder 11 : 15

Wurfel, David, 1956

Box/Folder 11 : 16

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam, 1959

Box/Folder 11 : 17

Statistics, 1959

Box/Folder 11 : 18

Rice production. Interviews, memorandum, reports, review of press, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 11 : 19

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam. Airgram, interviews, report, 1957-1959

Box/Folder 11 : 20

U.S. State Department. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 11 : 21

Vietnam government. Instruction, interviews, notes, reports, 1958

Box/Folder 11 : 22

Vietnam government. Department of Land Registration and Land Reform. Proposal of reorganization, 1957

Box/Folder 11 : 23

Contractors. Instruction, notes, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Energy. Excerpts from book, 1957

 

Finance

Box/Folder 12 : 2

General. Excerpts from book, minutes, notes, 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 3

Michigan State University. Vietnam Advisory Group. Interviews, memorandum, notes, reports, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 12 : 4

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam. Statistics, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 12 : 5

Fishing and fish breeding. Letter, notes, reports, review of press, 1956-1959

 

Industry

Box/Folder 12 : 6

General. Interviews, memorandum, news release, notes, proposals, report, review of press, 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 7

Investments. Comments (French), policy statements, 1957

Box/Folder 12 : 8

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam. Interview, notes, 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 9

Vietnam government. Industrial Development Center. Notes, press release, statement, 1957-1959

Box/Folder 12 : 10

Vietnam government. National Agricultural College. Letter, notes, reports, 1957-1958

 

Trade

Box/Folder 12 : 11

General. Clippings (Vietnamese original and translations), undated

Box/Folder 12 : 12

Commercial import. Interviews, lists of items, notes, report, 1958-1959

 

Freight

Box/Folder 12 : 13

General. Laws, notes, review of press, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 12 : 14

U.S. Embassy. Memorandum, 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 15

U.S. International Cooperation Administration. Airgram, telegram, 1957

Box/Folder 12 : 16

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam. Airgrams, letters, memoranda, notes, 1957-1959

Box/Folder 12 : 17

Vietnam government. National Bank. Letter (French original and translation), 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 18

Vietnam government. Central Purchasing Agency. Charts, letters, notes, 1956-1959

 

Transportation

Box/Folder 12 : 19

General. Interview, letter, notes, program, 1956-1959

Box/Folder 12 : 20

Civil aviation. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 21

Highways. Interview, letters, notes, work description, 1955-1958

Box/Folder 12 : 22

Railroads. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 23

Waterways. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 24

United Nations. International Monetary Fund. Report (French), 1959

 

Education

Box/Folder 12 : 25

Interviews, 1958

Box/Folder 13 : 1

Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 13 : 2

Reports, 1957-1958

 

Government

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Compensation practice. Memorandum, 1958

Box/Folder 13 : 4

Foreign Aid Administration. Chart, notes, 1957-1959

 

Law enforcement agencies

Box/Folder 13 : 5

General. Interview, reports, 1957-1959

Box/Folder 13 : 6

Notes, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 13 : 7

Press comments. Magazine articles, 1958

Box/Folder 13 : 8

Reform projects, 1955-1957

Box/Folder 13 : 9

National Assembly. Clippings, notes, review of press, 1956-1958

Box/Folder 13 : 10

National Committee for Community Development. Report 1958

Box/Folder 13 : 11

National Institute of Administration. Chronology, letters, notes, statistics, 1955-1959

Box/Folder 13 : 12

National Institute of Administration -- academic activities. Charts, curricula. reports, statistics, 1958

Box/Folder 13 : 13

Presidency. Summary of lecture, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 14

Structure. Charts, map, ordinance, review of press, 1956-1958

Box/Folder 13 : 15

Mass media. Review, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 16

Michigan State University. Vietnam Advisory Group. Field Administration Division. Narrative history, 1959

Box/Folder 13 : 17

Political parties and political freedom. Statement, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 18

Public health. Decrees, interviews, notes, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 13 : 19

Refugees. Circular, interviews, notes, reports, statement, statistics, 1955-1958

 

U.S. aid

Box/Folder 13 : 20

General. Airgram, critical remarks, interviews, memorandum, minutes, notes, printed matter, program, project agreement, radio broadcast, review of press, summary, 1955-1959

 

U.S. Operations Mission to Vietnam

 

General

Box/Folder 13 : 21

Interview, 1958

Box/Folder 13 : 22

Memoranda, 1958

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 14 : 2

Notices, 1958

Box/Folder 14 : 3-5

Orders, 1956-1958

Box/Folder 14 : 6-11

Panel discussions, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 14 : 12

Reports, 1958

Box/Folder 14 : 13

Administrative functions. Interviews, memoranda, notes, projects, 1958

 

Relations

Box/Folder 14 : 14

General. Interview, notes, 1958

Box/Folder 14 : 15

Private companies. Notes, table, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 14 : 16

U.S. Congress. Letter, list of Congressional visitors, memoranda, notes, 1957-1960

Box/Folder 14 : 17

U.S. Embassy. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 14 : 18

U.S. International Cooperation Administration. Interview, 1958

Box/Folder 14 : 19

Vietnam government. Interview, memoranda, notes, 1956-1959

Box/Folder 14 : 20

Structure and composition. Charts, directory, interview, list of names, notes, orientation program, 1956-1959

 

Sub-agencies

Box/Folder 15 : 1

Controller's Office. Interview, notes, 1958-1959

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Memoranda, 1957-1958

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Education Division. Chart, notes, 1958

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Executive Office. Interview, 1958

 

Field Service Division

Box/Folder 15 : 5

Project proposal, 1958

Box/Folder 15 : 6-9

Reports, 1957-1958

Box/Folder 15 : 10

Finance Division. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 15 : 11

Health and Sanitation Division. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 15 : 12

Information Service. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 15 : 13

Program Support Division. Notes, 1958

Box/Folder 15 : 14

Public Administration Division. Chart, notes, 1958

Box/Folder 15 : 15

U.S. Embassy. Clippings, instruction, interview, list of names, 1958

Boxes 16-18

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