The Vietnam War Subject Guide
Samuel A. Adams (1933-1988). Manuscripts, letters, notes, and other documents from the CIA analyst who attempted to expose the U.S. government's manipulation of information regarding the true size of the North Vietnamese army.
Gar Alperovitz (1936- ). A large collection of manuscripts, research files, printed material, correspondence, financial material, audio, video, and other items from the historian and political scientist, including several items regarding the anti-war "Vietnam Summer" of 1967, which Alperovitz helped organize while at Harvard University.
Stewart Alsop (1914-1974). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, research material, photographs, memorabilia, and other items from the influential journalist, columnist, and author of Sub Rosa: The OSS and American Espionage.
M.S. Arnoni (1922-1985). Correspondence, manuscripts, financial and legal material, printed material, and other items from the noted philosopher, political scientist, and Holocaust survivor, who actively campaigned against American involvement in Vietnam and participated in the Teach-in at the University of California at Berkeley in 1965.
Max Ascoli (1898-1978). An extensive collection of correspondence, manuscripts, professional material, photographs, and much more, from the legendary antifascist Italian journalist, author, editor, educator, and publisher of The Reporter; including material regarding The Reporter's coverage of Vietnam.
Laura Bergquist (1918-1982). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, and other material from this prominent reporter, author, editor, and longtime Latin American correspondent for Look magazine.
Bernard Birnbaum (1920-2009). Numerous film and video recordings from CBS News, from the legendary television producer.
Arnold Brackman (1923-1983). Manuscripts, research material, correspondence, photographs, journals and diaries, printed material, and other items from the award-winning journalist and author; including significant material about the Tokyo War Crimes Trial and the conflicts in Southeast Asia in the 1950s.
Dean Brelis (1924-2006). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the recognized journalist and author, including several documents regarding his work for the OSS in the mid-1940s.
Eugene Burdick (1918-1965). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, printed items, and much more, from the important political theorist and co-author of The Ugly American (1958), an influential and controversial satire on America's role in Vietnam.
Philip Caputo (1941- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, diaries and journals, scrapbooks, audio, video, and other items from the important author and journalist. The collection includes Caputo's diaries and letters home from his time serving as a U.S. Marine in the conflict, his reportage from Vietnam as a journalist, his manuscripts for his books A Rumor of War (about his experience in Vietnam) and Ten Thousand Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War (for young readers), and other relevant material.
Leo Cherne (1912-1999). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the prominent economist, civil servant and founder of the International Rescue Committee, including extensive material on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board and the Intelligence Oversight Board.
Barbara Deming (1917-1984). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and much more from the noted American lesbian journalist, author, editor, and activist for peace and women's rights.
Robert S. Elegant (1928-). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, audio recordings, notebooks, and much more from the celebrated journalist and author, including extensive material from Elegant's time as a war correspondent in Vietnam.
Gloria Emerson (1929-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, notes, photographs, memorabilia, and much more from the acclaimed journalist, known for her reporting on the Vietnam War and its effects on American society.
Oriana Fallaci (1930-2006). Manuscripts, correspondence, memorabilia, audio and video recordings, and many other items from the legendary and controversialItalian journalist, novelist, and social critic. Included are Fallaci's notebooks from her time in Vietnam; several photographs of her in Vietnam; interviews with Nguyen Cao Ky and Vo Nguyen Giap; manuscripts for articles regarding the U.S. invasion of Cambodia; and other items.
Frances Fitzgerald (1940-). Manuscripts, notebooks, research, correspondence, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other material from the prominent journalist, recognized for her coverage of Vietnam and her investigations of contemporary American culture.
Waldemar J. Gallman (1899-1980). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the U.S. Ambassador to Poland (1948-1950), South Africa (1951-1954), Iraq (1954), and Director General of the U.S. Foreign Service (1958-1961).
Maxwell Geismar (1909-1979). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, audio, and other items from the esteemed critic and literary historian, including several letters, manuscripts, photos, and other items regarding Eldridge Cleaver (Geismar edited and wrote the introduction to Cleaver's book Soul on Ice.
Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998). Manuscripts, correspondence, journals and diaries, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other items from the celebrated and influential American war correspondent, novelist, and short story writer.
Ronan C. Grady [John Murphy] (1921-1992). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the recognized American author and US Army Colonel.
David Halberstam (1934-2007). Manuscripts and other material from the great American journalist regarding his reportage on the early civil rights movement, as well as his bookThe Children also numerous manuscripts, letters, photographs, notes, audio and video recordings, and other items from Halberstam's long and prolific career.
Pete Hamill (1935-). Manuscripts, audio recordings, correspondence, and other items from the renowned author and journalist, who covered Vietnam as a war correspondent for the New York Post in 1966.
Henry Kissinger (1923- ). Several letters from the influential and controversial diplomat and political advisor. In various collections.
Townsend Hoopes (1922-2004). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, research material and many other items from the American historian, government official, and author of The Limits of Intervention (1969), an influential memoir and history of how the U.S. government decided to withdraw from Vietnam following the 1968 Tet Offensive.
Flora Lewis (1922-2002). An extensive collection of manuscripts, correspondence, research material, photographs, and audio and video recordings from the distinguished foreign correspondent and commentator on international affairs.
Conrad Lynn (1908-1995). An extensive collection of case files, correspondence, manuscripts, printed items, and other material regarding the work of this important civil rights lawyer, from the 1950s through the 1970s.
Robert Karr McCabe (1929-). Manuscripts, diaries, journals, research material, correspondence, and many other items from the veteran journalist, author, and editor, known for his writings on Southeast Asia.
John W. McCormack (1891-1980). Numerous letters to and from the U.S. State Department, dating from the 1950s and 1960s; from the papers of the Representative from Massachusetts (1928-1971) and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1962-1971).
F. Bradford Morse (1921-1994). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and other items from the U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts and United Nations official, also known as one of the first Republican Representatives to voice concern over the social divisions brought on by the Vietnam conflict. He was also involved in the development of the strategy championed by President Lyndon B. Johnson to involve the North Vietnamese in negotiations in 1968.
Old Mole. Issues and background research pertaining to the radical Left underground newspaper published in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1968 to 1970.
David Rabe (1940-). Manuscripts, research material, and printed items from the noted American playwright and screenwriter, including his "Vietnam trilogy" of plays, Sticks and Bones (1969), The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel (1971), and Streamers (1976); and his screenplay for Casualties of War (1989).
Dan Rather (1931- ). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, video recordings, and many other items, from the legendary reporter, broadcaster, and longtime CBS News anchor.
John Sack (1930-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, research material, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other material from the groundbreaking journalist and author, including extensive material regarding his Vietnam chronicle M (1967), as well as U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley and the My Lai Massacre.
Walter (1927-2009) and Miriam Schneir (1922-) Manuscripts from the distinguished historian, including her works on the Rosenberg Case and the history of feminism.
Elaine Shepard (1913-1998). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal items, and other material from the distinguished reporter and author, known for her battlefield coverage of Vietnam.
Paul Szep (1941-). Hundreds of original drawings, as well as correspondence, photographs, and other items from the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning, often-controversial editorial cartoonist, known for his work at The Boston Globe.
Ralph de Toledano (1916-2007). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, and other items from the influential conservative journalist and author of Spies, Dupes and Diplomats.
Richard Tregaskis (1916-1973). Manuscripts, notebooks, audio, photographs, and other items from the influential war correspondent and author of Vietnam Diary (1963).
William Yarborough (1912-2005). An extensive collection of manuscripts, letters, photographs, memorabilia, and other items from the influential U.S. Army Lieutenant General known as the "Father of the Modern Green Berets," including numerous documents regarding counterinsurgency as well as his clandestine work in Laos and Cambodia.
Robert Zelnick (1940-). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, professional material, and many other items from the noted journalist, author, and educator, including extensive writings on Vietnam.