George McT. Kahin collection on the
origins of the Vietnam war,
133 v., 2 cubic ft.
Copies of government documents.
Copies of United States government documents pertaining to the
war in Vietnam, collected by Professor Kahin through the Freedom of Information Act for
use in his 1986 book Intervention: How America Became Involved in
Vietnam. For the pre-1961 period, the largest single group of documents relates
to the Geneva Conference in 1954. Although the majority of documents relate to Vietnam,
there is also coverage of Cambodia and Laos, particularly during the period from 1961 to
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell