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Finding Aid for the Bernard Brodie papers, 1931-1978
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bernard Brodie papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1931-1978
    Collection number: 1223
    Creator: Brodie, Bernard, 1910-
    Extent: 35 boxes (17.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: 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.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Fawn Brodie, 1978-79.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bernard Brodie Papers (Collection 1223). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709486 

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of professional correspondence, writing files, and various printed materials related to Brodie's interests in political science and strategic planning.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Professional correspondence (Boxes 1-9).
    2. Writings (Boxes 10-23).
    3. Pamphlets by others (Boxes 24-32).
    4. Reviews, notes, lectures, and letters (Box 33).
    5. Research materials related to strategic planning (Boxes 34-35).
    6. Scrapbook related to Sea power in the machine age (Box 55).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Brodie, Bernard, 1910- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Political scientists--United States--Archival resources.