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Daniel Wit Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Daniel Wit Collection, 1957-1670

ID: SEA/SEA/029

Primary Creator: Witt, Daniel (1923-2018)

Extent: 7.0

Date Acquired: 03/20/2020

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection features materials used by Dr. Wit for researching and writing his book "Thailand: Another Vietnam?" such as newspaper articles, journal articles, press releases, memos, notes and pamphlets.  These materials are mainly concerned with the political situation in Thailand at the time.  The collection also includes correspondences with Dr. Wit and his publishers, promotional materials as well as select draft copies and final copies of sections of "Thailand: Another Vietnam?"

Biographical Note

Daniel Wit was the first chair of the Department of Political Sciences at Northern Illinois University.  He chaired the department from 1961 to 1969.  Daniel was also the founding director and dean of International Programs at NIU from 1969 to 1992.  He is the author of several books including:  "Thailand:  Another Vietnam?",  "Local Government in Thailand", and "Our American Government and Political System:  structure, function and analysis".

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Acquisition Source: Daniel Wit


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Series I
Box 1
Folder 1: Two copies of chapter 1 Thailand and the Challenge of Revolutionary Warefare from Thailand: Another Vietnam?
Folder 2: Printed final manuscript of Thailand: Another Vietnam?
Folder 3: Printed master copy of part II, chapter 3 of Thailand: Another Vietnam?
Folder 4: Printed manuscript of part II from Thailand: Another Vietnam?, Chapters 3-5
Box 2
Folder 1: Draft corrections from various chapters in Thailand: Another Vietnam?
Folder 2: Draft copy with revisions of Thailand: Another Vietnam?, 1966
Folder 3: Draft copies from Thailand: Another Vietnam?
Folder 4: Draft corrections from various chapters in Thailand: Another Vietnam?
Folder 5: Draft copy with revisions of Thailand: Another Vietnam?, 1966
Box 3
Folder 1: Draft copy with revisions of Thailand: Another Vietnam?
Folder 2: Draft copy of  Thailand: Another Vietnam? and correspondences with publisher, 1967
Folder 3: Information on Daniel Wit Thailand book promotion, press releases, and correspondences, 1968
Folder 4: Correspondences for Daniel Wit to book publishers, 1966-1968
Folder 5: Correspondences for Daniel Wit to book publishers, 1966-1968
Box 4
Folder 1: Thailand Bibliograpy Research, 1965-1970
Folder 2: Research on Thailand elite, news articles, and copies of Weekly Legislative Series, 1957-1962
Folder 3: Research on Thailand elite, Cabinet Politicians, and Civil Service, 1957-1962
Folder 4: Unclassified copies of the Constitution of Thailand, 1967
Folder 5: Reprints of NIU Southeast Asia Area Studies periodicals (by Neher, Thomas), publications (by Mulder), news articles and thesis (by Punyodyana), 1968-1970
Box 5
Folder 1: Thailand Research , booklets, news articles and periodicals, 1965-1970
Folder 2: Thailand development research, notes, and select student papers, 1966-1970.  Folder 1
Folder 3: Thailand development research, notes, and select student papers, 1966-1970.  Folder 2
Folder 4: Thailand  labor research, notes, and booklets, 1958-1963
Box 6
Folder 1: Annual Reports 1-3
Folder 2: Annual Reports 4-7
Folder 3: Student Papers 1-3
Folder 4: Student Papers 4
Folder 5: Printed manuscript exerpt from The Problems of Modern Government: A Comparative Analysis of the Organization and Application of Executive Leadership in Developing Societies, February 1969
Folder 6: Manuscript of Labor Law and Practices in Thailand (1964), and publisher correspondences (1968)
Box 7
Folder 1: Press releases from the Permanent Mission of Thailand to the United States, September 1968-November 1969
Folder 2: Address by Anand Panyarachun (1966).  Press releases from the Permanent Mission of Thailand to the United States (1968-1969) and special seminar notes (1970)
Folder 3: Two copoies of articles on The Ecological Style in Comparative Administration from Theory and Research, 1966
Folder 4: Collection of news articles on relations between the United States  and Thailand, 1965-1970
Folder 5: Evaluation of Skilled Labour Projects.  March 15, 1962

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