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Finding Aid for the Bernard Brodie Papers, 1931-1978
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  • 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. Department of 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, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    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.

    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.