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Kenneth Waltz Papers, 1940-2012

Series I: Scholarship, 1950-2012

Series I contains Waltz's research and writing from his graduate work through his later career. Much of the series consists of files of research on specific topics in International Relations and Waltz's collection of articles by other scholars. Some of this material relates directly to his published work, also contained in the series, while some is more generally on topics connected to studies in the field. A number of the topics covered here are also referenced in the files of teaching materials in series II.

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Subseries I.1: Research, 1950-2007

Subseries I.1 includes Waltz's reading notes, folders of articles, and newspaper clippings. Two boxes in this subseries comprise his vertical file, in which he kept printouts and clippings of articles alphabetized, usually by author. The rest of the files are labeled by their subject, covering theories and concepts of international relations, organizations, key terms, and areas of the world. A set of alphabetically filed, typed reading notes appear to be from Waltz's graduate work in the early 1950s, while the rest of the material was collected in the course of his scholarly career between the late 1950s and early 2000s.



Box 7 Folder 1 Master of Arts, circa 1950


Box 7 Folder 2 Master of Arts Lectures, circa 1950


Box 7 Folder 3 Master of Arts Notes, circa 1950



Box 4 Folder 1 Reading Notes A, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 2 Reading Notes B, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 3 Reading Notes C, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 4 Reading Notes D-E, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 5 Reading Notes F, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 6 Reading Notes G, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 7 Reading Notes H, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 8 Reading Notes I-K, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 9 Reading Notes L, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 10 Reading Notes M, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 11 Reading Notes N-O, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 12 Reading Notes P, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 13 Reading Notes Q-R, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 14 Reading Notes S, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 15 Reading Notes T, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 16 Reading Notes U-Z, circa 1950s-1960s


Box 4 Folder 17 To File - Reading Notes, circa 1950s-1960s



Box 1 Folder 1-2 Vertical File A, 1972-1998


Box 1 Folder 3-5 Vertical File B, 1956-1999


Box 1 Folder 6 Vertical File C, 1959-2000


Box 1 Folder 7 Vertical File D, 1975-2003


Box 1 Folder 8 Vertical File E, 1956-1973


Box 1 Folder 9 Vertical File F, 1953-2000


Box 1 Folder 10 Vertical File G, 1957-2002


Box 1 Folder 11-12 Vertical File H, 1961-1993


Box 1 Folder 13 Vertical File I-J, 1975-1994


Box 1 Folder 14 Veretical File K, 1956-2002


Box 1 Folder 15-16 Vertical File L, 1972-2000



Box 2 Folder 1-3 Vertical File M, 1960-2003


Box 2 Folder 4 Vertical File N, 1955-2001


Box 2 Folder 5 Vertical File O-P, 1952-2001


Box 2 Folder 6 Vertical File Q-R, 1962-1994


Box 2 Folder 7-10 Vertical File S, 1902-2000


Box 2 Folder 11 Vertical File T, 1975-1994


Box 2 Folder 12 Vertical File W, 1965-1992


Box 2 Folder 13 Vertical File X-Z, 1982-1994



Box 6 Folder 11 American Foreign Policy, China, 1955-1965



Box 5 Folder 9 America's Military Foreign Policy, 1999



Box 7 Folder 7 Anti-Democratic Thought, circa 1950


Box 7 Folder 19 Behavior Science Materials, undated



Box 3 Folder 66 Cavalry, 1992-1999


Box 3 Folder 60 China Clips 1982, 1982-1997



Box 8 Folder 13 China Notes and Clips, 1973-1997



Box 3 Folder 56 China, Iraq, International Criminal Court, 2000



Box 6 Folder 6 Cuba, 1969-2001



Box 8 Folder 29 Electronic Data, 1998-1998



Box 7 Folder 4 German Political Thought, circa 1950



Box 3 Folder 57 Globalization, 1994-1998



Box 5 Folder 6 Globalization, 1996-1999



Box 6 Folder 12 Guerilla Wars, 1989-2000



Box 2 Folder 16 Harris, Errol, 1970



Box 6 Folder 4 Indochina 1945-1960 Southeast Asia, 1967-1985


Box 6 Folder 3 Indochina Clips, 1965-1975



Box 5 Folder 5 Induction, 1975-1999



Box 7 Folder 16 Interdependence - Anthropology/Sociology, circa 1970s


Box 7 Folder 15 Interdependence, circa 1970s



Box 3 Folder 36 Interdependence in Theory and Practice, 1978



Box 4 Folder 35 Iran for Sagan and Waltz Revisions, 2007-2012



Box 8 Folder 3 Japan Report, 1981



Box 7 Folder 8 Jean Jacques Rousseau, circa 1950



Box 6 Folder 1 Korea Materials, 1954-1985



Box 7 Folder 13 Levellers - French Englightenment Lectures, circa 1950



Box 8 Folder 10 Liberalism for Thesis, circa 1950



Box 7 Folder 5 Marxism/Socialism, circa 1950



Box 3 Folder 49 Militarism, 1982-1999



Box 7 Folder 6 Modern Theory Lectures, circa 1950



Box 6 Folder 7 National Missile Defense, 1969-2003



Box 9 Folder 8 National Missile Defense, 1999-2001


Box 9 Folder 9 National Security Policy, 1980-2002



Box 5 Folder 4 Navy United States, 1964-1990


Box 5 Folder 3 North American Treaty Organization, 1997-2007



Box 8 Folder 15 North American Treaty Organization, 1994-1998



Box 3 Folder 50 North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1957-1972


Box 3 Folder 51 North Atlantic Treaty Organization/Rapid Deployment Force, 1982-1992



Box 8 Folder 22 Old Stuff: Hoffman, Rosie, Kaplan, Wallerstein, etc., 1968-1993



Box 7 Folder 17 Organizations, undated


Box 7 Folder 18 Pacifism, undated



Box 2 Folder 14 Philosophy of Science, 1952-1993



Box 7 Folder 10 Property and Liberty, circa 1950


Box 7 Folder 12 Reformation, circa 1950


Box 7 Folder 14 Renaissance and the Reformation 17th-18th Century, circa 1950


Box 7 Folder 11 Renaissance Science 16th-17th Century Lectures, circa 1950



Box 2 Folder 15 Science/Theory, 1973-1976



Box 7 Folder 9 On Socialism, circa 1950



Box 8 Folder 14 Soviet Union and Russia, Book Notes, etc., undated



Box 3 Folder 52 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, 1972-1980



Box 6 Folder 10 Strategic Defense Initiative, 1969-1993



Box 8 Folder 1 Systems, 1981



Box 4 Folder 18 Terror, 1974-1997



Box 8 Folder 18 Theory Orals, circa 1950s



Box 6 Folder 8 United States Strategy and Reagan, 1958-2002


Box 6 Folder 9 United States Strategy Materials, 1980-1985



Box 9 Folder 5 United States, 1995-2001



Box 6 Folder 5 Vietnam/Formosa, 1954-1966



Box 4 Folder 37 Miscellaneous Notes, undated



Box 8 Folder 11 Miscellaneous Notes, circa 2000



Box 5 Folder 1 Papers to File, 1966-2000


Subseries I.2: Writing, 1950-2012

Subseries I.2 contains Waltz's published works, including files of printouts of his articles from the 1960s to the 2000s. There are a few chapter drafts of his books, including Theory of International Politics (1979), The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: a Debate (1995), Structural Realism after the Cold War (2000), and Realism and International Politics (2008), on which he commented and made notes for revision. The subseries also includes correspondence, contracts, and royalty statements from various publishers.


Box 5 Folder 17 The Political Theory of Thomas Hill Green, Masters Thesis, 1950



Box 9 Folder 14 Original PhD Thesis Outlines, circa 1950s



Box 8 Folder 2 Waltz Publications, 1959-2001



Box 3 Folder 47 Kant, Liberalism, and War, 1962


Box 3 Folder 46 The Stability of a Bipolar World, 1964


Box 3 Folder 45 Contention and Management in International Relations, 1965


Box 3 Folder 48 Journals, 1966-2000


Box 3 Folder 42 The Relation of States to Their World, 1967


Box 3 Folder 43 The Politics of Peace, 1967


Box 3 Folder 44 International Structure, National Force, and the Balance of World Power, 1967



Box 9 Folder 2 America Political Science Association Paper, 1967



Box 3 Folder 41 Realities, Assumptions, and Simulations, 1968


Box 3 Folder 40 The Myth of National Independence, 1970


Box 3 Folder 39 Conflict in World Politics, 1971


Box 3 Folder 38 America's European Policy Viewed in Global Perspective, 1974


Box 3 Folder 37 Theory of International Relations, 1975


Box 3 Folder 36 Theory of International Politics, 1976



Box 4 Folder 34 Waltz Publications, 1978-2011



Box 8 Folder 12 Theory of International Politics Original Chapters 1 and 2, circa 1970s


Box 8 Folder 4-5 Theory of International Politics Drafts, circa 1970s


Box 8 Folder 8 Theory of International Politics First Draft, circa 1970s



Box 3 Folder 35 Will the Future Be Like the Past, 1980


Box 3 Folder 32 The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: More May Be Better, 1981


Box 3 Folder 33 Containment, Soviet Behavior, and Grant Strategy, 1981


Box 3 Folder 34 A Strategy for the Rapid Deployment Force, 1981


Box 3 Folder 31 The Central Balance and Security in Northeast Asia, 1982



Box 4 Folder 34 Patterns of Political Explanation, 1983



Box 3 Folder 30 Balance of Power, 1985


Box 3 Folder 28 Realist Thought and Neorealist Theory, 1988


Box 3 Folder 29 The Origins of War in Neorealist Theory, 1988


Box 3 Folder 25 Nuclear Myths and Political Realities, 1990


Box 3 Folder 26 On the Nature of States and their Recourse to Violence, 1990


Box 3 Folder 27 Conditions for Security in a Multipolar World, 1990


Box 3 Folder 22 Saddam may be Hitler..., 1991


Box 3 Folder 23 How New Will the New World Order Be, 1991


Box 3 Folder 24 America as Model for the World, 1991


Box 3 Folder 20 The New World Order, 1993


Box 3 Folder 21 The Emerging Structure of International Politics, 1993


Box 3 Folder 17 The Validation of International-Political Theory, 1994


Box 3 Folder 18 Don't Worry Too Much About North Korean Nuclear Weapons, 1994


Box 3 Folder 19 International Politics, Viewed from the Ground (Pond Response), 1994


Box 3 Folder 14 Peace, Stability, and Nuclear Weapons, 1995


Box 3 Folder 15 A Reply (Security Studies), 1995


Box 3 Folder 16 Kant, Then and Now, 1995


Box 3 Folder 11 Kant, Democracy, and Peace, 1996


Box 3 Folder 12 Thoughts about Virtual Nuclear Arsenals, 1996


Box 3 Folder 13 International Politcs and Foreign Policy, 1996


Box 3 Folder 9 East-West Relations After the Cold War, 1997


Box 3 Folder 10 Evaluating Theories, 1997


Box 3 Folder 8 Intimations of Multipolarity, 1998


Box 3 Folder 5 Structural Realism After the Cold War, 2000


Box 3 Folder 6 North America Treaty Organization Expansion, 2000


Box 3 Folder 7 Globalization and American Power, 2000



Box 8 Folder 24 Structural Realism After the Cold War Draft, 2000



Box 9 Folder 10 Sagan and Waltz Revisions, 2001



Box 3 Folder 3 America Alone in the World, 2003


Box 3 Folder 4 Assaying Theories, 2003


Box 3 Folder 2 Theory of International Politics, 2004



Box 9 Folder 6 Realism and International Politics, Draft and Index, 2008



Box 4 Folder 36 Nuclear, Foreign Affairs, 2012



Box 9 Folder 7 Columbia University Press, 1957-2005



Box 5 Folder 25 Copyright Clearance Center, 1999


Box 5 Folder 22 Little, Brown and Company, 1966-1978


Box 5 Folder 23 McGraw Hill, 1978-2004


Box 5 Folder 26 Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1999



Box 3 Folder 1 Royalty Statements, 2001-2007



Box 5 Folder 21 University Press of America, 1979-1990


Box 5 Folder 20 W.W. Norton and Company, 1994-1999



Box 8 Folder 25 Waveland Press, Inc., 2009



Box 5 Folder 24 Withrop, 1969-1971



Box 9 Folder 28 Books, etc., 2000-2007



Box 8 Folder 6 Publishers, 2000-2008