Scope and Content
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.
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.
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Brodie, Bernard, 1910- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty--Archival resources.
Political scientists--United States--Archival resources.