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Seymour Melman papers, 1958-1997

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Call No.: MS#0863
Bib ID 4079724 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Melman, Seymour
Title Seymour Melman papers, 1958-1997
Physical Description 46 linear feet (146 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Manuscripts, notes, conference papers, and printed materials. Included are research files, notes, and other materials used for manuscripts of THE IMPACT OF THE PATENT SYSTEM ON RESEARCH (1958), Study of the Subcommittee on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Committee of the Judiciary United States Senate, 85th Congress, 2nd Session Persuant to S. Res. 236, Study No. 11; OUR DEPLETED SOCIETY (1965); PENTAGON CAPITALISM (1970); THE PERMANENT WAR ECONOMY (1974); PROFITS WITHOUT PRODUCTION (1983). The development of a military industry and federal policy in the U.S. is recorded in THE MILITARY ECONOMY (1981), a 2 volume, unpublished collection of New York Times articles that traces war economy from 1865 to 1981. THE PEACE RACE (1962) research papers record the national debate on military policy under President Kennedy. The research papers for IN THE NAME OF AMERICA (1968) report violations of the laws of war by the U.S. in Vietnam. There are also conference papers and related materials documenting efforts to implement demilitarization and economic conversion

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Seymour Memlan papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Prof. Melman, 1962, 1970, 1974, 1983& 1997.

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Papers Entered in AMC 10/26/1990.

Research materials Processed 11/09/1997.

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2010-02-16 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Author and professor of industrial engineering at Columbia University. Prof. Melman was born in 1917.

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Series I: Book Titles

Includes manuscripts and research files.


Subseries I.1: Civil Defense Against Nuclear Attack



Box 1 Pamphlets, reprints, clippings, etc.


Subseries I.2: Disarmament



Box 2 Clippings, reprints, notes, from First Intercollegiate Conference on Disarmament and Arms Control, Swarthmore College, 1962

[from first congressional hearings, conference papers on disarmament and inspection; papers from the Mershon National Security Program, Ohio State University, 1959]



Box 3 Clippings, reprints, notes, from First Intercollegiate Conference on Disarmament and Arms Control, Swarthmore College, 1962

[from first congressional hearings, conference papers on disarmament and inspection; papers from the Mershon National Security Program, Ohio State University, 1959]



Box 4 Clippings, reprints, notes, from First Intercollegiate Conference on Disarmament and Arms Control, Swarthmore College, 1962

[from first congressional hearings, conference papers on disarmament and inspection; papers from the Mershon National Security Program, Ohio State University, 1959]


Subseries I.3: In the Name of America



Box 5 Research papers



Box 6 Research papers



Box 7 Research papers



Box 8 Research papers



Box 9 Research papers; paperback copy of book


Subseries I.4: Pentagon Capitalism



Box 10 Research material


Box 10 Chapter 2: Research material



Box 11 Chapter 2: Research material



Box 12 Chapter 3: Research material



Box 13 Chapter 3: Research material


Box 13 Chapter 4: Research material



Box 14 Chapter 4: Research material



Box 15 Chapter 4: Research material


Box 15 Chapter 5: Research material



Box 16 Chapter 5: Research material



Box 17 Chapter 5: Research material


Box 17 Chapters 6: Research material


Box 17 Chapter 7: Research material



Box 18 Chapter 8: Research material



Box 19 Chapter 9: Research material



Box 20 Manuscript--first draft; printed copy


Subseries I.5: Our Depleted Society



Box 21 Research material


Box 21 Chapter 2: Research material



Box 22 Chapter 3: Research material



Box 23 Chapter 4: Research material



Box 24 Chapter 4: Research material


Box 24 Chapter 5: Research material



Box 25 Chapter 5: Research material



Box 26 Chapter 5: Research material


Box 26 Chapters 6-8: Research material


Box 26 Chapter 9: Research material



Box 27 Chapter 9: Research material


Box 27 Chapter 10: Research material



Box 28 Chapters 11-12: Research material


Box 28 Chapter 13: Research material



Box 29 Chapter 13: Research material


Box 29 Chapters 14-15: Research material



Box 30 Manuscript final draft; printed copy of book


Subseries I.6: The Peace Race



Box 31 Chapters 1-8: Research material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]



Box 32 Chapters 9-13: Research material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]



Box 33 Chapters 1-7: Research material



Box 34 Chapters 8-13: Research material; printed copy of book


Subseries I.7: The Military Economy


Box 34 Part 1 A collection of articles in the New York Times from the Civil War to 1981, with an introduction, "The Transformation of War Economy", by Melman



Box 35 Parts 2-5


Subseries I.8: Permanent War Economy



Box 36 Research notes and material



Box 37 Chapter 2: Research notes and material



Box 38 Chapter 2: Research notes and material


Box 38 Chapter 3: Research notes and material



Box 39 Chapter 4: Research notes and material



Box 40 Chapter 4: Research notes and material



Box 42 Chapter 4: Research notes and material



Box 43 Chapter 4: Research notes and material



Box 40 Chapter 4: Research notes and material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]



Box 41 Chapter 4: Research notes and material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]



Box 43 Chapter 5: Research notes and material



Box 44 Chapter 5: Research notes and material



Box 46 Chapter 5: Research notes and material



Box 47 Chapter 5: Research notes and material



Box 44 Chapter 5: Research notes and material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]



Box 45 Chapter 5: Research notes and material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]



Box 47 Chapter 6: Research notes and material



Box 48 Chapter 6: Research notes and material



Box 49 Chapter 7: Research notes and material



Box 50 Chapter 7: Research notes and material


Box 50 Chapter 7: Research notes and material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]



Box 51 Chapter 7: Research notes and material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]


Box 51 Chapter 8: Research notes and material



Box 52 Chapter 8: Research notes and material



Box 53 Chapter 8: Research notes and material


Box 53 Chapter 9: Research notes and material



Box 54 Chapter 9: Research notes and material



Box 56 Chapter 10 : Research notes and material



Box 55 Chapter 10: Research notes and material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]



Box 56 Chapter 10: Research notes and material

[Marked by Melman as unused material]


Subseries I.9: Inspection for Disarmament



Box 57 Misc. data, correspondence, papers, drafts 1 & 2



Box 58 Misc. data, correspondence, papers, drafts 1 & 2


Subseries I.10: Profits Without Production



Box 59 Prologue: Research material



Box 60 Prologue: Research material



Box 77 Prologue: Research material



Box 61 Chapter 1: Research material



Box 62 Chapter 1: Research material



Box 77 Chapter 1: Research material



Box 63 Chapter 2Research material



Box 77 Chapter 2Research material



Box 63 Chapter 3-4: Research material



Box 78 Chapter 3-4: Research material



Box 63 Chapter 5: Research material



Box 79 Chapter 5: Research material



Box 64 Chapter 6: Research material

[Some material marked by Melman as unused]



Box 65 Chapter 6: Research material

[Some material marked by Melman as unused]



Box 80 Chapter 6: Research material

[Some material marked by Melman as unused]



Box 81 Chapter 7: Research material


Box 81 Chapter 8: Research material



Box 82 Chapter 8: Research material



Box 66 Chapter 9: Research material



Box 67 Chapter 9: Research material



Box 83 Chapter 9: Research material



Box 68 Chapter 10: Research material

[Some material in Box 68 marked by Melman as unused]



Box 69 Chapter 10: Research material



Box 84 Chapter 10: Research material



Box 85 Chapter 10: Research material



Box 86 Chapter 10: Research material



Box 87 Chapter 10: Research material



Box 70 Chapter 11: Research material



Box 71 Chapter 11: Research material

[Some material in Box 71 marked by Melman as unused]



Box 88 Chapter 11: Research material



Box 72 Chapter 12: Research material

[Some material in Box 72 marked by melman as unused]



Box 90 Chapter 12: Research material



Box 91 Chapter 12: Research material



Box 92 Chapter 12: Research material



Box 93 Chapter 12: Research material



Box 94 Chapter 12: Research material



Box 73 Chapter 13: Research material

[Some material marked by Melman as unused]



Box 74 Chapter 14: Research material

[Some material in Box 74 marked by Melman as unused]



Box 75 Chapter 14: Research material



Box 95 Chapter 14: Research material



Box 96 Chapter 14: Research material



Box 97 Chapter 14: Research material



Box 76 Chapter 15: Research material

[Marked by Melmas as unused]


Subseries I.11: The Impact of the Patent System on Research



Box 98 Manuscript


Subseries I.12: The Production of Technical Knowledge in Relation to the Patent System


Box 98 Research notes, 1956


Subseries I.13: Conversion and Reindustrialization: Alternatives to Pentagon Indsutrial Policy


Box 98 Conference paper, 13 June 1987


Subseries I.14: Managerial vs. Cooperative Decision Making in Israel



Box 99 Manuscript, 1970


Subseries I.15: The National Priorities Problem: Choices and Consequences


Box 99 Conference papers, September 30-October 1, 1966


Subseries I.16: After Capitalism: From Managerialism to Workplace Democracy



Box 100 Introduction: Managerialism and "The Market" are not Forever


Box 100 Part I: From Feudalism to Capitalism, and After Chapter I: The Shape of Production Under State Capitalism



Box 101 Chapter 2: The Founding Alienation of Capitalism


Box 101 Part II: State & Corporate Managers Impose Alienation on a Whole Society by Destroying Production Capacity Chapter 3: Alienation from Accumulation Makes the U.S. a Third Rare Economy



Box 102 Part II: State & Corporate Managers Impose Alienation on a Whole Society by Destroying Production Capacity Chapter 3: Alienation from Accumulation Makes the U.S. a Third Rare Economy



Box 103 Part II: State & Corporate Managers Impose Alienation on a Whole Society by Destroying Production Capacity Chapter 3: Alienation from Accumulation Makes the U.S. a Third Rare Economy



Box 104 Part II: State & Corporate Managers Impose Alienation on a Whole Society by Destroying Production Capacity Chapter 3: Alienation from Accumulation Makes the U.S. a Third Rare Economy



Box 105 Part II: State & Corporate Managers Impose Alienation on a Whole Society by Destroying Production Capacity Chapter 3: Alienation from Accumulation Makes the U.S. a Third Rare Economy



Box 106 Part II: State & Corporate Managers Impose Alienation on a Whole Society by Destroying Production Capacity Chapter 3: Alienation from Accumulation Makes the U.S. a Third Rare Economy



Box 107 Part II: State & Corporate Managers Impose Alienation on a Whole Society by Destroying Production Capacity Chapter 3: Alienation from Accumulation Makes the U.S. a Third Rare Economy



Box 108 Part II: State & Corporate Managers Impose Alienation on a Whole Society by Destroying Production Capacity Chapter 3: Alienation from Accumulation Makes the U.S. a Third Rare Economy


Box 108 Chapter 4: State Managers Accumulate Military Power Without Limit



Box 109 Chapter 4: State Managers Accumulate Military Power Without Limit


Box 109 Chapter 5: Hidden Costs of Campaigning for World Hegemony



Box 110 Chapter 5: Hidden Costs of Campaigning for World Hegemony



Box 111 Chapter 5: Hidden Costs of Campaigning for World Hegemony



Box 112 Chapter 5: Hidden Costs of Campaigning for World Hegemony



Box 113 Chapter 5: Hidden Costs of Campaigning for World Hegemony



Box 114 Chapter 5: Hidden Costs of Campaigning for World Hegemony



Box 115 Chapter 5: Hidden Costs of Campaigning for World Hegemony



Box 116 Chapter 6: The Lesson of Soviet Russia: From Alienation to Production Collapse



Box 117 Chapter 6: The Lesson of Soviet Russia: From Alienation to Production Collapse



Box 118 Chapter 6: The Lesson of Soviet Russia: From Alienation to Production Collapse



Box 119 Part III: Managing as Deindustrialization Proceeds Chapter 7: Managers Use Hi-Tech in an Attempt to Make Workers and Unions Obsolete



Box 120 Part III: Managing as Deindustrialization Proceeds Chapter 7: Managers Use Hi-Tech in an Attempt to Make Workers and Unions Obsolete



Box 121 Part III: Managing as Deindustrialization Proceeds Chapter 7: Managers Use Hi-Tech in an Attempt to Make Workers and Unions Obsolete



Box 122 Part III: Managing as Deindustrialization Proceeds Chapter 7: Managers Use Hi-Tech in an Attempt to Make Workers and Unions Obsolete



Box 120 Chapter 8: Management Promotes Ownership Without Control



Box 121 Chapter 8: Management Promotes Ownership Without Control



Box 122 Chapter 8: Management Promotes Ownership Without Control



Box 123 Chapter 8: Management Promotes Ownership Without Control



Box 124 Chapter 8: Management Promotes Ownership Without Control



Box 125 Chapter 8: Management Promotes Ownership Without Control


Box 125 Part IV: Workers Create a Process of Disalienated Decision-Making for an Economy and Society After Capitalism Chapter 9: Creating Workplace Democracy



Box 126 Part IV: Workers Create a Process of Disalienated Decision-Making for an Economy and Society After Capitalism Chapter 9: Creating Workplace Democracy



Box 127 Part IV: Workers Create a Process of Disalienated Decision-Making for an Economy and Society After Capitalism Chapter 9: Creating Workplace Democracy



Box 128 Part IV: Workers Create a Process of Disalienated Decision-Making for an Economy and Society After Capitalism Chapter 9: Creating Workplace Democracy


Box 128 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 129 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 130 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 131 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 132 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 133 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 134 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 135 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 136 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 137 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 138 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 139 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy



Box 140 Chapter 10: Disalienation by Design: Installing Workplace Democracy


Box 140 Chapter 11: White Collar Joins The Blue



Box 141 Chapter 11: White Collar Joins The Blue



Box 142 Chapter 11: White Collar Joins The Blue



Box 143 Chapter 11: White Collar Joins The Blue



Box 144 Part V: Advancing Workplace Democracy Chapter 12: The Advancing Process of Capitalism and Workplace Democracy



Box 145 Conclusion: An Exit Path from Capitalism to Workplace Democracy


Box 145 Appendices: I: Selected Bibliography on Workplace Democracy

Series II: "Research Conference on Disarmament"

A large bound volume containing the original papers delivered at the Conference.



Box 146 Includes papers by: David F. Cavers -- Samuel Lubell -- Herbert Ritvo -- Charles O. Porter -- Robert W. Kastenmeier -- Christopher Hohenemser -- Arthur I. Waskow -- Robert Engler -- Alberta B. Szalita -- Lewis C. Bohn -- Leonard S. Rodberg -- John Martinson & C. W. Churchman -- Amitai Etzioni -- J. David Singer -- Roger Fisher -- Emile Benoit -- John P. Hardt -- Richard C. Raymond -- John E. Ullmann -- Richard L. Meier , Columbia University, 1 & 2 December 1961

[Gift of Professor Melman, 8 August 2002]