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Series I: Catalogued Correspondence, Personal and Biographical File
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in ten series.
Correspondence manuscripts (some unpublished), annotated manuscripts written by other authors, notes and research materials, documents, theses and course materials, subject files, photographs, and printed materials. Among the cataloged correspondents are: Belisario Betancur, Jimmy Carter, Jack Kemp, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, and Jim Wright. In addition, there are substantial files relating to the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America including transcripts of testimony, publications, drafts of the Commission's reports, his dissenting positions as well as the agenda and other internal Commission documents. He was a specialist on the economy of Latin America, particularly Argentina and Brazil, as reflected in the many articles and papers he wrote as well as in those by other economists whose manuscript drafts, with comments by Díaz Alejandro, are in this collection
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The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-82. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Carlos Federico Díaz Alejandro papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from the Department of Economics via the Business Library, 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--C.U. Dept.of Economics via the Business Library. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Date of acquisition--01/12/85. Accession number--M-85-12-01.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Processed 01/--/91.
2012-05-29 XML document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
American economist. Born in Cuba in 1937, he obtained a Ph.D. in economics at M.I.T. in 1961, was a U.S. resident since 1964 and U.S. citizen since 1974. He taught at Minnesota, Yale, Rio Catholic University, and Columbia University. He was a member of the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America (also known as the Kissinger Commission).