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Walter W. Mode collection

Identifier: UA-17.365

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a photograph of Walter Mode and Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem in 1956. The photo is signed "To My Polaroid "Teacher" With Best Wishes Ngo Dinh Diem Saigon June 19, 1956."


  • Creation: 1956

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Walter W. Mode was born on October 5, 1913 in Zimmerman, Minnesota. He received his B.B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1943 and his M.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1944. In 1944-1945 he was an Administrative Analyst for the Social Security Board. He then went on to become a Associate Regional Representative. In 1948 he became the Region I Executive Assistant for the Department of Health Education and Welfare. In 1955 he was selected to participate in the Michigan State University Vietnam Project as a Specialist in Health and Welfare Administration. He was involved in the Vietnam Project until 1957.


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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Genre / Form

Walter W. Mode Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
July 2015
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US