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Carlos Federico Díaz Alejandro papers, 1957-1985

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research materials, theses, course materials, subject files, printed matter and photographs, 1957-1985, pertaining to American economist, Carlos Federico Diaz Alejandro.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0344
Bib ID 4079751 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Díaz Alejandro, Carlos Federico
Title Carlos Federico Díaz Alejandro papers, 1957-1985
Physical Description 40 linear feet (82 boxes 1 card file box 1 oversize box)
Language(s) English .
Access

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.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in ten series.

Description

Summary

Correspondence manuscripts (some unpublished), annotated manuscripts written by other authors, notes and research materials, documents, theses and course materials, subject files, photographs, and printed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

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

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.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

Papers Processed 01/--/91.

Revision Description

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.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Agendas (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Appointing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Audiocassettes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Card files Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Festschriften Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frontispieces (illustrations) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reviews (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Résumés (personnel records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Testimonies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Transcripts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Alejandro, Ramón, 1943- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Betancur, Belisario, 1923- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carter, Rosalynn Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economics -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fielding, Fred F Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International cooperation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International finance Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kemp, Jack, 1935-2009 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kissinger, Henry, 1923- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reagan, Ronald Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. National Bipartisan Commission on Central America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wright, Jim, 1922-2015 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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).

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Series I: Catalogued Correspondence, Personal and Biographical File


Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Betancur, Belisario


Box 1 Carter, Jimmy and Rosalynn


Box 1 Fielding, Fred F.


Box 1 Kemp, Jack


Box 1 Kissinger, Henry


Box 1 Reagan, Ronald


Box 1 Wright, Jim


Subseries I.2: Personal and Biographical File


Box 1 Personal and Biographical File

Includes Landscape drawing by Jose Ramon Diaz-Alejandro - frontispiece for book entitledForeign Trade Regimes: Colombia

Series II: Arranged Correspondence and Subject Files

This series includes teaching, course work and files on students.



Box 2 A - AID, (6 Folders)



Box 3 Am - Ar, (5 Folders)



Box 4 B - Ba, (6 Folders)



Box 5 Be - Bu ( 14 Folders)



Box 6 C general, (6 Folders)



Box 7 Ca - Conf, (13 Folders)



Box 8 Conf - Cu, (20 Folders)



Box 9 D, (8 Folders)



Box 10 E, (9 Folders)



Box 11 F - Ford, (6 Folders)



Box 12 Ford - Guggenheim, (10 Folders)



Box 13 H - Hutcheson, (10 Folders)



Box 14a I - Inter-American, (9 Folders)



Box 14b Inter-American - Journal, (12 Folders)



Box 15 K, (11 Folders)



Box 16 L, (11 Folders)



Box 17 M - Me, (6 Folders)



Box 18 Me - N, (11 Folders)



Box 19 O - P, (8 Folders)



Box 20 Pa - R-, (15 Folders)



Box 21 Ram - Roc, (11 Folders)



Box 22 Rog - S, (6 Folders)



Box 23 S - Sw, (15 Folders)



Box 24 T, (9 Folders)



Box 25 U - W, (16 Folders)



Box 26 W - Z, (18 Folders)



Box 27 Felipe Pazos's Festschrift

Series III: Manuscripts

This series includes manuscripts by 153 authors annotated by Diaz-Alejandro. Authors included, among others: Bacha, Edmar L.; Bishop; Furtado, Celso; Kareken, John H.; Lewis, W. Arthur; Moreno Fraginals, Manuel; Ocampo, Jose Antonio; Pelaez, C. M.; Rosenstein-Rodan, P. N.; Triffin, Robert; Thorp, Rosemary; Vernon, Raymond; Wallich, Henry.


Subseries III.1: By C. Diaz-Alejandro



Box 28 A - F: 16 Manuscripts, 13 Book Reviews



Box 29 G - La: 11 Manuscripts



Box 30 Le - R: 18 Manuscripts



Box 31 S - U: 8 Manuscripts



Box 32 Unpublished Manuscripts: 6 Folders, includes a copy of The Latin American Economy from 1929 to the Early 1950s (With additions and corrections in his hand)


Subseries III.2: By Others

Authors included, among others: Bacha, Edmar L.; Bishop; Furtado, Celso; Kareken, John H.; Lewis, W. Arthur; Moreno Fraginals, Manuel; Ocampo, Jose Antonio; Fela,ez, C M .; Rosenstein-Rodan, P. N.; Triffin, Robert; Thorp, Rosemary; Vernon, Raymond; and Wallich, Henry.



Box 33 Alvarez - Betancourt (12 authors)



Box 34 Bhagwati - Calvo (11 authors)



Box 35 Bishop (1 author)



Box 36 Campos - Drake (17 authors)



Box 37 Eckaus - Fishlow (7 authors)



Box 38 Fraga - Gonzalez (14 authors)



Box 39 Griffith - Joshi (16 authors)



Box 40 Kareken - Maddison (15 authors)



Box 41 Maier - Ocampo (19 authors)



Box 42 Ohlin - Rodriguez (16 authors)



Box 43 Rosenstein-Rodan - Tobin (16 authors)



Box 44 Triffin - Zorn (15 authors)

Series IV: Notes



Box 45 Notes and Research Material



Box 46 Notes and Research Material



Box 47 Notes and Research Material



Box 48 Notes and Research Material



Box 49 Notes and Research Material



Box 50 Notes and Research Material



Box 51 Notes and Research Material



Box 52 Notes and Research Material



Box 53 Conferences

Series V: Kissinger Commission



Box 54 General Correspondence, photos, audio-cassette



Box 55 Commission drafts



Box 56 Commission drafts



Box 57 Bound Volumes Working Papers



Box 58 Bound Volumes Working Papers



Box 59 Bound Volumes Working Papers



Box 60 Testimony & Related Documents



Box 61 Testimony & Related Documents



Box 62 Testimony & Related Documents



Box 63 Supporting Documents



Box 64 Supporting Documents



Box 65 Supporting Documents and Notes



Box 66 Printed Materials relating to the Commission

Series VI: Theses and Course Materials



Box 67 (Minnesota, Yale, Columbia)



Box 68 (Minnesota, Yale, Columbia)



Box 69 (Minnesota, Yale, Columbia)

Series VII: Printed Materials



Box 70 By C. F. Diaz-Alejandro or about him. Book reviews. Comments.



Box 71 Inscribed books



Box 72 Pensamiento Iberoamericano (Associate Editor)

Series VIII: Subject Files by Country


Reports and Papers



Box 73 On Argentina and comparison of development of Argentina and Australia



Box 74 On Argentina



Box 75 On Argentina



Box 76 On Brasil



Box 77 On Brasil and Chile



Box 78 On Cuba



Box 79 On Cuba



Box 80 On Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay



Box 81 Publications from Andean Pact Board (Lima)

Series IX: Name and Address File



Box 82 Card file

Series X: Oversize



Box Map Case 14-P-4 Document, Reagan, Ronald Washington, D.C., 10 August 1983. p.d.s., lp.

(appointment of Carlos Diaz-Alejandro to National Bipartisan Commission on Central America: also signed by George Shultz)