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Finding Aid for the Bernard Brodie papers, 1931-1978
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Description
Bernard Brodie (1910-1978) was a senior staff member at the Rand Corporation (1951-66), professor of political science at UCLA (1966-77), fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and author of various books. The collection consists of professional correspondence, writing files, and various printed materials related to Brodie's interests in political science and strategic planning.
Background
Bernard Brodie was born in Chicago, Illinois, on May 20, 1910; Ph.D, University of Chicago, 1940; instructor at Dartmouth, 1941-43; associate professor and later Director of Graduate Studies, Yale, 1945-51; senior staff member, Rand Corporation, 1951-66; professor of political science, UCLA, 1966-77; technical expert, UN conference, San Francisco, California, 1945; fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; author of various books, including: Sea power in the machine age (1941), A guide to naval strategy (1944), The absolute weapon (1946), Strategy in the missile age (1959), From cross-bow to H-bomb (1973), Escalation and the nuclear option (1966), and War and politics (1973); died November 24, 1978.
Extent
35 boxes (17.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.