Elizabeth Lam Vieg Papers

MC 579

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Samuel Ownbey, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Lam, Elizabeth P. (Elizabeth Paxton), 1906-1999
Title
Elizabeth Lam Vieg Papers
Inclusive Dates
1949-1982
Identification
MC 579
Extent
2 linear feet (4 Boxes )
Language
Materials are primarily in English; several publications are in Spanish
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
This collection includes correspondence, brochures, reports, speeches, and chapter drafts related to the Fulbright program and scholarly exchange, primarily gathered by Elizabeth Lam Vieg for the completion of a book on the history of the Fulbright program.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).)

Acquisition Information

The Elizabeth Lam Vieg Papers were donated to the Special Collections Department by Dr. Elizabeth Lam Vieg, formerly the executive secretary of the Committee on the International Exchange of Scholars (then the Committee on the International Exchange of Persons), on October 16, 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Ownbey; completed in September 2019

Preferred Form of Citation

Elizabeth Lam Vieg Papers (MC 579), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Dr. Elizabeth Lam Vieg (1906-1999) served as executive secretary of the CIES (then the Council for International Exchange of Persons) from 1950-1971.

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars was founded in 1947 and for over 70 years the CIES has administered the Fulbright Program on behalf of the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes correspondence, brochures, reports, speeches, and chapter drafts related to the Fulbright program and scholarly exchange, primarily gathered by Elizabeth Lam Vieg for the completion of a book on the history of the Fulbright program. Other materials include various publications, mostly regarding Fulbright conferences held between 1953 and 1980.

Related Materials

Records relating to the Elizabeth Lam Vieg Papers include:

NAFSA: Association of International Educators Records, MC 715

NAFSA: Association of International Educators Records, MC 715b

J. William Fulbright Papers, MS/F956/144

Council for International Exchange of Scholars , MC 703

Arrangement of the Papers

Box 1 materials are arranged by topic. Boxes 2-4 are assorted publications arranged mostly chronologically.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Council for International Exchange of Scholars

Exchange of persons programs

    Detailed Description of the Collection

    The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

    Box 1

    Box 1 Folder 1

    Correspondence to Dr. Elizabeth Lam, 1963-1969

    Box 1 Folder 2

    Elizabeth Lam Vieg Official Reports, 1954-1964

    Reports composed by Lam Vieg after various trips to foreign countries.

    Box 1 Folder 3

    Elizabeth Lam Vieg Chapter Drafts, Undated

    Drafts of chapters written by Lam Vieg

    Box 1 Folder 4

    Elizabeth Lam Vieg Publications, 1950-1963

    Publications written or edited by Lam Vieg regarding higher education in the United States and other nations.

    Box 1 Folder 5

    Elizabeth Lam Vieg Photocopied Title Pages, Undated

    Photocopies of the title pages from Lam Vieg's writings.

    Box 1 Folder 6

    CIEP [Council for International Exchange of Persons] Brochures, 1958-1970

    Brochures from CIEP conferences.

    Box 1 Folder 7

    CIEP Reports , 1952-1979

    Reports composed by the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars on various aspects of the Fulbright program.

    Box 1 Folder 8

    Conference Reports and Remarks, 1952-1973, undated

    Reports from conferences held by the American Council on Education; transcripts of remarks given at conferences.

    Box 1 Folder 9

    Accounts of Exchange Program Participants, 1951-1964

    Account of a J.K.R. Thorp who visited the United States in 1950-51; a survey of exchanges of persons; an American English professor's account of his time in Europe; diary of a young Swedish girl who visited the United States with her father in 1957-58;

    Box 2 Folder 1 Item 1

    Conference on American Higher Education, April, 1956

    Selected addresses given at the 1956 conference for visiting Fulbright professors and other foreign scholars. Conference held at Ponoma College.

    Box 2 Folder 1 Item 2

    Higher Education in America, March, 1959

    Selected addresses given at the 1959 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at Occidental College.

    Box 2 Folder 1 Item 3

    Higher Education in America, March, 1959

    Selected addresses given at the 1959 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at Occidental College.

    Box 2 Folder 1 Item 4

    Source Book for the Far West Conference of Fulbright Scholars, 1963

    Excerpts from speeches from earlier Fulbright conferences.

    Box 2 Item 5

    Higher Education in a Developing Society, June, 1960

    Selected addresses given at the 1960 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at Indiana University.

    Box 2 Item 6

    Higher Education in a Developing Society, June, 1960

    Selected addresses given at the 1960 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at Indiana University.

    Box 2 Item 7

    American Higher Education, June, 1961

    Selected addresses given at the 1961 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at the California Institute of Technology.

    Box 2 Item 8

    Unity and Diversity in Higher Education, April, 1962

    Selected addresses given at the 1962 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at the University of California, Berkeley.

    Box 2 Item 9

    Higher Education and its Multiple Facets, April, 1963

    Selected addresses given at the 1963 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at the University of California, Los Angeles.

    Box 2 Item 10

    Higher Education in the United States, April, 1965

    Selected addresses given at three 1964 conferences for Fulbright scholars held at the University of Southern California, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Chicago.

    Box 2 Item 11

    Higher Education in a Changing World, January, 1967

    Selected addresses given at three 1965 conferences for Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at Stanford University, George Washington University, and Indiana University.

    Box 2 Item 12

    The American University and the World of Scholars, 1967

    Selected papers presented at the 1966 conferences for Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at Claremont Graduate School, Rutgers University, and Michigan State University.

    Box 2 Item 13

    The American University and the World of Scholars, 1967

    Selected papers presented at the 1966 conferences for Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at Claremont Graduate School, Rutgers University, and Michigan State University.

    Box 2 Item 14

    Perspectives on International Scholarly Exchange, 1974

    Description of a 1972 conference held at the National Academy of Sciences Summer Studies Center.

    Box 2 Item 15

    Perspectives on International Scholarly Exchange, 1974

    Description of a 1972 conference held at the National Academy of Sciences Summer Studies Center.

    Box 2 Item 16

    Universities and Transnational Approaches to the Solution of World Problems, 1973

    A report on the 1973 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at The Ohio State University.

    Box 2 Folder 2 Item 17

    Regional Conferences for Visiting Fulbright-Hays Scholars, 1973

    A CIEP study on the usefulness of the annual conferences for Fulbright scholars.

    Box 2 Folder 2 Item 18

    1979 Western Regional Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars, June, 1979

    Program from the 1979 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars; includes schedule of events and selected papers and addresses from the conference.

    Box 2 Folder 2 Item 19

    Access to Higher Education: Responsibilities and Possibilities of National and International Programs, June, 1981

    Program from the 1981 Conference for Visiting Fulbright Scholars held at California State University, Long Beach.

    Box 3 Folder 1 Item 1

    Student Life in the United States, October, 1953

    Report from the 1953 conference held at Haverford College.

    Box 3 Folder 1 Item 2

    The Conference on Student Life and Education in the United States, June, 1954

    Report from the 1954 conference held at the University of Chicago.

    Box 3 Folder 1 Item 3

    Values and Higher Education, March, 1958

    Selected addresses from the 1958 Conference on American Higher Education.

    Box 3 Folder 2 Item 4

    The Conference on Student Life and Education in the United States, June, 1956

    Report from the 1956 conference held at the University of Michigan.

    Box 3 Folder 2 Item 5

    The Conference on Student Life and Education in the United States, June, 1958

    Report from the 1958 conference held at Cornell University.

    Box 3 Folder 2 Item 6

    The Conference on Student Life and Education in the United States, June, 1958

    Report from the 1958 conference held at Cornell University.

    Box 3 Folder 2 Item 7

    Purposes and Patterns of Higher Education in the United States, June, 1959

    Report from the 1959 conference held at Brown University.

    Box 3 Folder 2 Item 8

    Higher Education in the United States, June, 1960

    Report from the 1960 conference held at Rutgers University.

    Box 3 Folder 3 Item 9

    Fulbright Newsletter, Summer 1974

    Quarterly newsletter published by the United States Educational Foundation in India; Topic: "Fulbright Grantees in Changing Societies."

    Box 3 Folder 3 Item 10

    Fulbright Newsletter, Fall 1974

    Topic: "Changing Perspectives in Social Work."

    Box 3 Folder 3 Item 11

    Fulbright Newsletter, Winter 1974

    Topic: "Indian Studies in the United States."

    Box 3 Folder 3 Item 12

    Fulbright Newsletter, Summer 1975

    Topic: "Perspectives on the American Experience."

    Box 3 Folder 3 Item 13

    Fulbright Newsletter, Winter 1975

    Topic: "Fulbright in India."

    Box 3 Folder 3 Item 14

    Trading Ideas with the World: International Exchange and Technical Exchange, March 31, 1949

    A report by the United States Advisory Commission on Educational Exchange.

    Box 3 Item 15

    The Christian College and World Cultures, Undated

    Booklet published by the Council of Protestant Colleges and Universities.

    Box 3 Item 16

    The ACLS [American Council of Learned Societies] Newsletter, December, 1949

    Volume 1, Number 3; contains articles entitled: The Fulbright Exchange Program in Operation"; "Of Personnel and People"; Contemporary Chinese Religion"; the National Archives and Negro Studies"; International Union of Academies".

    Box 3 Item 17

    Issues in University Education: Essays by Ten American Scholars, 1959

    Edited by Charles Frankel of Columbia University; published by Harper & Brothers; a list of reviews was found folded in the book and has been moved to Box 1, Folder 1

    Box 3 Item 18

    A Two-Way Street: Benefits Accruing from the International Training Programs of A.I.D. [Agency for International Development], 1963

    Pamplet published by the Department of State Agency for International Development.

    Box 3 Folder 4 Item 19

    The Fulbright Professor meets the American College, 1962

    Issued by the John Hay Whitney Foundation, an organization whose contributions aided the CIEP in improving the Fulbright program.

    Box 4 Folder 4 Item 20

    Selected Papers on American Medical Education for Foreign Scholars, 1957-1968, 1969

    Selected papers from previous conferences on medical education for international scholars; published by the Assocation of American Medical Colleges; A letter from an Alice Lovely to Elizabeth Lam was found in the book and can be found in Box 1, Folder 1.

    Box 3 Folder 4 Item 21

    Issues in University Education: Commentaries by Arab Unversity Scholars, 1966

    Translated from Arabic; commentary from Middle Eastern educators on the American education system. Published by Middle East Center, University of Utah.

    Box 3 Folder 4 Item 22

    SPAN Magazine, September, 1966

    1966 issue of SPAN Magazine, a publication covering U.S. and Indian relations; there is a note on the cover indicating this particular issue was passed on to Elizabeth Lam Vieg for its article covering the U.S. India Women's College Program on page 39.

    Box 4 Item 1

    Temas Universitarios; Seminario de Paracas, Peru (with English Translation), 1967

    A booklet elaborating on the themes of a seminar held in Paracas Peru in 1967; both Spanish and English; published by the University of Kansas, Center for Latin American Studies.

    Box 4 Item 2

    Higher Education and Public International Service: Papers, Addresses, and Discussion Summary of a Seminar sponsored by the Commission on International Education of the American Council on Education in Collaboration with the Department of State, March 1967, 1967

    A book published by the American Council on Education; the seminar described within was on the future of the Fulbright program.

    Box 4 Item 3

    American Studies: an International Newsletter, Spring 1970

    Volume 8, numbers 1-3; CIEP newsletter distributed to all members of the American Studies Association.

    Box 4 Item 4

    A Quarter Century: The American Adventure in Academic Exchange, 1971

    A history of the first 25 years of the Fulbright Program; published by the Board of Foreign Scholarships.

    Box 4 Item 5

    Acotaciones a Problemas Fundamentales de la Educacion Superior en las Americas, 1971

    Spanish language publication published by the University of New Mexico.

    Box 4 Item 6

    Acotaciones a Problemas Fundamentales de la Educacion Superior en las Americas, 1971

    Spanish language publication published by the University of New Mexico.

    Box 4 Item 7

    Reconstituting the Human Community: a Report of Inquiries Concerning Cultural Relations for the Future, 1972

    A report from a colloquium entitled Cultural Relations for the Future held at Bellagio, Italy July 17-23, 1972.

    Box 4 Item 8

    Autonomia, Planificacion, Coordinacion, Innovaciones: Perspectivas Latinoamericanas, 1972

    Spanish language publication published by the University of New Mexico.

    Box 4 Item 9

    Radiografia de la Universidad en las Americas, 1973

    Spanish language publication published by the University of New Mexico.

    Box 4 Item 10

    A Process of Global Enlightenment: International Education a Link for Understanding, 1976

    A report of the Bicentennial project marking the 30th anniversary of the Fulbright program.

    Box 4 Folder 1 Item 11

    Indian Journal of American Studies, 1976

    Volume 6, numbers 1&2.

    Box 4 Folder 1 Item 12

    Indian Journal of American Studies, 1977

    Volume 7, number 1.

    Box 4 Folder 1 Item 13

    Indian Research in American Studies, 1946-77: Dissertations Accepted and in Progress by Indian Scholars, July, 1977

    A comprehensive list of completed and ongoing research projects being conducted by Indian scholars.

    Box 4 Folder 1 Item 14

    Indian Contributions in American Studies, 1895-1977: A Checklist of Books, Dissertations, Articles, and Papers by Indian Authors, August, 1977

    A comprehensive list of publications by Indian authors on American subjects.

    Box 4 Folder 2 Item 15

    Landmark Events in the History of CU [Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs], 1973

    Brief history of the CU; composed by J. Manuel Espinoza, a deputy director of the CU.

    Box 4 Folder 2 Item 16

    Stewards for International Exchange: The Role of the National Research Council in the Senior Fulbright-Hays Program 1947-1975, 1976

    A brief institutional history of the National Research Council's impact on the Fulbright Program.

    Box 4 Folder 2 Item 17

    Stewards for International Exchange: The Role of the National Research Council in the Senior Fulbright-Hays Program 1947-1975, 1976

    A brief institutional history of the National Research Council's impact on the Fulbright Program.

    Box 4 Folder 2 Item 18

    Higher Education and Global Perspectives: a Report for the Carnegie Council, 1978

    Prepared by Barbara B. Burn, Director of International Programs at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

    Box 4 Folder 3 Item 19

    International Educational and Cultural Exchange, 1978

    Volume 14, number 1;A magazine published by the U.S. Department of State Advisory Commission on International Educational and Cultural Affairs.

    Box 4 Folder 3 Item 20

    Fulbright Program Exchanges, 1980

    Annual report of the Fulbright program from the Board of Foreign Scholarships.

    Box 4 Folder 3 Item 21

    Report on the Special Programs for Visiting Scholars in the Fulbright Senior Scholar Program, 1982

    A report on various institutions responsible for assisting and aiding foreign scholars.

    END OF COLLECTION

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