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   Carlos Federico Diaz Alejandro Papers 1957-1985.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Carlos Federico Diaz Alejandro Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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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 Diaz Alejandro Papers 1957-1985.
Physical description:40 linear ft (ca.33,000 items in 82 boxes, 1 card file box, & 1 oversize box).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-82. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in ten series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts (some unpublished), annotated manuscripts written by other authors, notes and research materials, documents, theses and course materials, subject files, photographs, and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

Series II: Arranged Correspondence and Subject Files

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

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.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.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-82. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

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 Diaz Alejandro Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers Processed 01/--/91

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-05-29 XML document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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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

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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Agenda.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Appointments.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Audio cassettes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Card files.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Curricula vitae.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drawings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Festschriften.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Frontispieces.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Testimony.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Transcripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Alejandro, Ramon.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Argentina--Economic policy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Betancur, Belisario, 1923-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brazil--Economic policy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Carter, Rosalynn.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Central America--Economic conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economics--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fielding, Fred F.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
International cooperation.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
International finance.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kemp, Jack.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Latin America--Economic conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Latin America--Economic policy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reagan, Ronald.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--National Bipartisan Commission on Central America.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wright, Jim, 1922-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

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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