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Series Description

box 38

CORRESPONDENCE, 1945-1986

Additional Note

Correspondence and some printed material relating to post-World War II relief and prisoners aid, and to the Hoover Institution. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
box 1-13, 37, 42, 55

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1943-1990

Additional Note

Drafts and printed copies of speeches and writings by Ernest W. Lefever. Includes related correspondence, notes, interviews, reports, reviews, printed and non-printed material, and other miscellany. Arranged chronologically.
box 14-19

FOREIGN AFFAIRS STAFF, OFFICE OF SENATOR HUBERT H. HUMPHREY, 1959-1960

Additional Note

Correspondence, letters, memoranda, reports, speech transcripts, press releases, clippings, printed articles, notes, and miscellany. Includes letters, reports and speeches drafted by Ernest W. Lefever for Senator Humphrey. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
box 20-30, 56-57

SUBJECT FILE, 1942-1983

Additional Note

Speeches, memoranda, correspondence, letters, reports, printed articles, clippings, directories, interviews, newsletters, book lists, notes, and reviews relating to the activities of American pacifists during World War II, including YMCA involvement in the rehabilitation of German prisoners-of-war in Europe, 1946-1948, Africa, particularly the revolution in the Congo, 1960-1961, and United Nations efforts to restore order, nuclear proliferation, religion and ethics, the United States International Communications Agency, and United States military and public safety assistance to other countries. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
box 31-41, 43-54

ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY CENTER, 1974-1989

Additional Note

Drafts and printed copies of Ethics and Public Policy Center publications, drafts of unpublished works, a publication catalog, speeches, conference material, schedules, appointment books, reports, correspondence, minutes, notes, and printed material. Arranged by form.
box 58-173

INCREMENTS

Scope and Content Note

Not yet described
box 173

DECLASSIFIED RECORD 1970

Scope and Content Note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover

Container List

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1945-1986

 

General. Relates to post-World War II relief and prisoners aid, 1945-1948

Box 38, Folder 1

General. Family letters

Folder 2-4

B-W

Folder 5

Hoover Institution, 1978-1986

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1943-1990

Box 1, Folder 1

"Religion at the News Desk," Motive, 1951 Dec. Article and additional material, including letters, mimeographed broadcast transcripts (some co-authored by E. Lefever), schedules, printed articles and memoranda relating to a radio program sponsored by Yale University Divinity School, 1951-1952

Folder 2

You, the Nation and the World. Letters and outline relating to a National Student YMCA-YWCA pamphlet

Folder 3-4

"Protestants and United States Foreign Policy, 1925-1954: A Study of the Response of National Protestant Leaders to the Issues and Direction of U.S. Foreign Policy and of the Theoretical Assumptions which Underlay that Response," 1956. Draft and final typescript copies

Folder 5

Intercollegian, 1956 Oct. Correspondence, news release, memoranda, background material on the 1956 election, and a typescript copy of an article written by Reinhold Niebuhr for this issue, which was edited by E. Lefever

Box 2, Folder 1-7

Ethics and U.S. Foreign Policy, 1957. Multiple drafts, correspondence, and miscellany, 1956-1958

Box 3, Folder 1

The World Crisis and American Responsiblity: Essays by Reinhold Niebuhr, edited by Ernest Lefever, 1958. Correspondence, outlines and miscellany, 1956-1959

Folder 2-3

Arms and Arms Control, edited by Ernest Lefever, 1962. Correspondence, introduction, outlines and miscellany, 1961

Folder 4-6

"National Armaments and International Force," Institute for Defense Analysis, International Studies Division report (with others), 1963 July. Letters, interviews with U.S. military officials, notes, miscellaneous materials relating to trips, mimeographed report (4 vols.)

Folder 7

"The Dilemma of Limited Options," 1963 Sept. Outlines and clippings, primarily relating to the Cuban missile crisis

Folder 8-10

Crisis in the Congo, 1965. Promotional material and research records, 1963-1969

Box 4, Folder 1-2

Speeches and writings relating to the Congo. Typescript and mimeographed copies, 1965-1971

 

United Nations Peacekeeping in the Congo, 1960-1964: An Analysis of Political, Executive and Military Control, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency report (with Wynfred Joshua), 1966

 

General

Folder 3

ACDA records, 1964-1966

Folder 4

Congo interviews, 1963-1965

Folder 5

Katanga problem. Interviews, notes, printed materials, letters, reports, 1962-1965

 

Trips

Folder 6

Afro-Asian trip, 1965 Jan.-March. Trip report

Folder 7-8

Europe-North Africa trip, 1965 June-July. Correspondence and trip report

Box 5, Folder 1-3

Printed copy (Vols. 1-4)

Folder 4

"Role of Indigenous Military in Developing Countries," 1966-1970. Multiple drafts, correspondence, and an outline

Folder 5-8

Uncertain Mandate: Politics of the U.N. Congo Operation, 1967. Letters, promotional material, reviews, and typescript

Folder 9

"The Limits of U.N. Intervention in the Third World," Review of Politics, 1968. Reprint and outline

Box 6, Folder 1

"Orientation of A.I.D. Trainees at the Washington International Center," 1968 Oct. Mimeographed report

Folder 2

"The Congo: Crisis of Decolonization--1960-1961," in William G. Andrews (ed.), International Crises: Four Case Studies, 1970. Correspondence and typescript, 1968-1970

 

Spear and Scepter: Army, Policy and Politics in Tropical Africa, 1970

 

General

Folder 3

General. Primarily lecture materials derived from the book; includes a book review, outlines, clippings, correspondence, a bibliography, and a condensed article published by the Brookings Institute

Folder 4

Advisory Committee

Folder 5

Basic records

Folder 6

Book outline

Folder 6-7

Correspondence with the Defense Department and William Gutteridge

Folder 8

Interviews

Folder 9

Photographs. Clippings. SEE ALSO: Photo card file

Folder 10

Promotional materials

Folder 11

Study proposal

 

Drafts

Folder 12-13

Miscellaneous

Box 7, Folder 1

Final draft

Folder 2

"Profile of the Critical Foreigner," 1969 April. Schedule, book review, clippings and a letter, 1967-1970

Folder 3

"Impact of Military Assistance on Developing Countries," 1971 Jan. Speech transcript

Folder 4

"Defense and Development: Resource Competitors," 1972 March. Outline

Folder 5

"Aspects of U.S. Military and Public Safety Assistance," 1972 Dec. Outline, notes, memorandum, report and printed article, 1972-1973

 

"U.S. Public Safety Assistance: An Assessment," U.S. Agency for International Development report, 1973

 

General

Folder 6

Lefever views, 1972 Nov.

Folder 7

Public Safety field trip, 1972 Sept.-Oct.

Folder 8

Report. Drafts

Box 8, Folder 1-3

Report. Drafts and final copy

Folder 4

"The CIA and American Foreign Policy," Lugano Review, 1975. Background materials and photocopy of the article

Folder 5

"A Two-Edged Sword? U.S. Military Training and Advice in the Third World," 1976. Preliminary draft

Box 9, Folder 1-2

"A Two-Edged Sword? U.S. Military Training and Advice in the Third World," 1976. Drafts, comments and letters

Folder 3

"The Military Training Assistance Program," Annals of the American Academy, 1976 March. Printed copy, charts, and an outline

Folder 4-8

Nuclear Arms in the Third World: U.S. Policy Dilemma, 1977. Outline and draft chapters 1 and 3

Box 10, Folder 1-7

Nuclear Arms in the Third World: U.S. Policy Dilemma, 1977. Draft chapters 5-8, bibliography, appendices, final draft; also includes a later draft prepared for re-publication by the Ethics and Public Policy Center (?), 1977-1987

Box 11, Folder 1-6

Amsterdam to Nairobi: The World Council of Churches and the Third World, 1979. Drafts, proofs, a printed copy and correspondence

Folder 7-8

Will Capitalism Survive? edited by Ernest Lefever, 1979. Draft and printed copy

Box 12, Folder 1-7

The CIA and the American Ethic, 1980. Preliminary materials, draft chapters 1-2

Box 13, Folder 1-6

The CIA and the American Ethic, 1980. Draft chapters 3-5 and appendices, printed copy, and letters, 1975-1980

Folder 7

"Space Defense is a Shield, Not a Sword," 1983. Drafts and clippings

Folder 8

Scholars, Dollars and Public Policy: New Frontiers in Corporate Giving (with Raymond English and Robert L. Schuettinger), 1983. Printed article

Box 37, Folder 5

"Nairobi to Vancouver: The World Council of Churches and World Politics," 1987 June. Typescript

Folder 42

Increment, 1989 Dec. Correspondence, typescripts, printed material and miscellany, 1949-1987

Folder 55

Increment, 1990 Dec. Manuscript copy of Lefever's memoirs, and research papers relating to theology. Notes, outlines, typescripts, and printed material, 1943-1990

 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS STAFF, OFFICE OF SENATOR HUBERT H. HUMPHREY, 1959-1960

 

General. Primarily work done by Ernest W. Lefever, with some biographical and administrative material relating to Hubert Humphrey

Box 14, Folder 1

Biography

 

Correspondence and memoranda

Folder 2-3

Letters drafted by E.W. Lefever for Sen. Humphrey

Folder 4-5

Letters between E.W. Lefever and Sen. Humphrey

Folder 6

Schedules

 

Speeches and writings. Background materials, drafts and letters relating to work done by E.W. Lefever for Sen. Humphrey

 

General

Folder 7-9

General

Box 15, Folder 1

Congressional Record

Folder 2

Extension of remarks by Humphrey

Folder 3

Legislative Reference Service requests

Folder 4

"Weapons of Free Men"

Folder 5

"Works of Peace"

Folder 6

Americans abroad

Folder 7

Art and politics

Folder 8

Civil rights

Folder 9

Development Loan Fund

Folder 10

Education for Peace

Folder 11

Education in foreign policy

Folder 12

Ethics and foreign policy

Folder 13

Farm policy

Box 16, Folder 1-2

Food for Peace

Folder 3

Foreign affairs

Folder 4

Foreign economic policy

Folder 5

Foreign information program

Folder 6

Foreign policy

Folder 7

Foreign Service Club

Folder 8

Government operations

Folder 9

Health for Peace

Box 17, Folder 1

Humphrey Committee

Folder 2

Humphrey for President

Folder 3

Humphrey Panel

Folder 4

Immigration

Folder 5

Intercultural relations

Folder 6

International economic development

Folder 7

International organization

Folder 8

Labor

Folder 9-10

Legislative program

Folder 11

Moscow exhibition, 1959

Folder 12

Moscow festival

Folder 13-14

Mutual security

Folder 15

National defense

Box 18, Folder 1

National economy

Folder 2

National security

Folder 3

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Folder 4

Political creed of Humphrey

Folder 5

Political leadership

Folder 6-7

Relations with the U.S.S.R. and military matters

Folder 8

Science and technology

Box 19, Folder 1

United Nations

Folder 2

Vienna Youth Festival, 1959

Folder 3

World Court

Folder 4

World Refugee Year

Folder 5

World trade

Folder 6

World's Fair, 1964

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1942-1983

 

Africa

Box 20, Folder 1

African airlines and airports

 

Congo, Republic of (Zaire)

Folder 2

Belgian assistance

Folder 3

Belgian policies before independence

Folder 4-5

Belgian position toward

Folder 6

Dodd, Sen. Thomas J., statements and positions

Folder 7

Education

Folder 8

Elisabethville

Folder 9

Katanga secession

Folder 10

Miscellaneous clippings

Folder 11

National Congolese Army (A.N.C.)

Folder 12

O.N.U.C. telephone directory

Box 21, Folder 1

Police, 1960-1968

Folder 2

United Nations atrocities

Folder 3

United States military aid

Folder 4

United States position toward

Folder 5

Soviet policy

Folder 6

Dahomey

Folder 7

East African states

 

Ethiopia

Folder 8-9

General

Folder 10

Eritrean separatism

Folder 11

Military, 1961-1969

Folder 12

Military and political aid to

Folder 13

Miscellaneous clippings

Box 22, Folder 1-2

Ghana

Folder 3

Guinea

Folder 4

Kenya

Folder 5

Libya

Folder 6

Senegal

Folder 7

Sierra Leone

Folder 8

Somalia

Folder 9

Sudan

Folder 10

Tanzania

Folder 11

Uganda

Folder 12

United Arab Republic

Folder 13

Zambia

Box 23, Folder 1-2

Maryland. Reports, minutes, letters, pamphlet and miscellany relating to the Values Education Commission and the Social Studies Project, 1979-1983

 

Nuclear Proliferation

 

General

Folder 3-4

General Primarily printed reports and articles, 1974-1977

 

Clippings

Folder 5

1974-1975

Folder 6

1975-1976

Box 24, Folder 1

1976-1977

Folder 2

1977-1978

Folder 3

Advisory Committee

Folder 4

Defense Department

Folder 5

Egypt

Folder 6

Israel

Folder 7

South Africa

 

Religion

Box 25, Folder 1

Christian Action International Affairs Committee

Folder 2

Christianity in Communist China

Folder 3-4

Church Peace Union

Folder 5

Church under fire, 1917-1938

Folder 6

Communists and civil liberties

Folder 7

Conscientious objectors

Folder 8

Conscientious objectors in prison

Folder 9

Council on Religion in Higher Education

Folder 10-11

Czechoslovakia

Box 26, Folder 1

Flank attack against Christianity, 1939-1950

Folder 2

German opinion

Folder 3

Hungary

Folder 4

Labor and religion

Folder 5

Labor and Religious Associates of the National Citizens Political Action Committee

Folder 6

McCarthyism

Folder 7

Protestant magazine

Folder 8

Race situation, 1943-1950

Box 27, Folder 1

Rand Corporation correspondence

Folder 2

Religion and Labor Foundation

Folder 3

Religion in Germany

Folder 4

Religious News Service

Folder 5

Social Science Research Council

Folder 6

Soviet Union - Religion

Folder 7

U.S.S.R. policy in Germany

Folder 8

United Student Christian Council

Folder 9

Y.M.C.A. Social Education Committee

 

United States International Communication Agency

Folder 10-11

General. Printed and non-printed reports, memoranda, notes, clippings, newsletters, book lists, charts, and letters, 1980-1983

Box 28, Folder 1-3

General

Folder 4

Advisory Committee on Ethical Values. Letters, minutes and miscellany, 1982-1983

Folder 5

Advisory Committee on Policy Organizations. Letters, clippings, agenda and minutes, 1981-1982

Folder 6

Advisory Committee on Public Policy Foundations. Letters, memoranda, minutes and agenda, 1981-1983

 

United States - Military aid

 

General

Folder 7

Monographs

Folder 8

Notes, 1968-1970

Folder 9

Advisory Committee

Box 29, Folder 1

Africa

Folder 2

Civic action

Folder 3

Military pacts

Folder 4

Military sales

Folder 5

Political impact

Folder 6

Title IX

 

United States - Public safety assistance

Folder 7

Congressional interviews

Folder 8

Country evaluation forms

Folder 9

Criticism in the field

Folder 10

Evaluation of assistance program, 1972

Folder 11-12

International Police Academy

Folder 13

Latin American Assistant Secretaries of State

 

Mitrione, Daniel

Folder 14

Kidnapping and murder

Folder 15

Man and work

Folder 16

Notes and manuscript

Folder 17

Personal

Folder 18

Personnel security regulations

Folder 19

Police ethics

Box 30, Folder 1

Policemen's "working personality"

Folder 2

Public safety aid study, 1971-1972

Folder 3

Public safety review

Folder 4

Purpose and philosophy

 

State of Siege (movie)

Folder 5

Background

Folder 6

Follow-up meeting, 1973 April 24

Folder 7

Promotion

Folder 8

Reviews

Folder 9

Technical investigation course

Folder 10

"The Thin Blue Line"

Folder 11

Torture issues

Folder 12

Tupamaros by Arturo C. Prozecanski

Folder 13

Uruguay

Folder 14

Varieties of civil violence

 

World War II

Folder 56

German prisoners of war. Correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda, clippings, pamphlets, and other printed matter relating to YMCA participation in rehabilitation efforts in Germany after the war, 1946-1948

Folder 57

Pacifism - United States. Correspondence, reports, and memoranda relating to the activities of American religious pacifist groups during the war, especially in work camps, 1939-1948. Includes material relating to the American Friends Service Commitee, the Church of the Brethern, and the Fellowship of Reconciliation

 

ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY CENTER, 1974-1987

Box 31, Folder 1

General. Primarily administrative material. Letters, clipping, memoranda, notes, flyer and miscellany, 1982-1987

Folder 2

Conference and meeting materials

 

General. Schedules, flyers, notes, speech transcripts by Ronald Reagan and others, and miscellany, 1982-1987

Box 37, Folder 1-2

Salute to Lech Walesa dinner, 1983 Oct. Correspondence with Edwin Meese, Caspar Weinberger, Max Kampelman, Lech Walesa and others, memoranda, schedules, lists, press releases, notes and miscellany, 1983-1986

 

Conference and meeting materials (Contd.)

Folder 3

Tenth Anniversay dinner, 1986 Nov. Speeches, list, and clippings, 1986

 

Publications

Box 31, Folder 3

General. Catalog and correspondence with prospective publishers, 1974-1987

 

Non-printed material. Primarily unpublished manuscripts

Folder 4

Kraemer, Sven, "The Soviet Intelligence War," 1979 March. Typescript

Folder 5

Bethell, Tom, "The New York Times," 1979 April

Folder 6

Benestad, J. Brian, "The Pursuit of a Just Social Order: The Policy Statements of the United States Catholic Bishops, 1966-1980," 1979-1980. Two drafts and a memorandum

Box 32, Folder 1

Benestad, J. Brian, "The Pursuit of a Just Social Order"

Folder 2-4

Potter, Gary (ed.), "Pope John Paul II and Revolution," 1982. Typescript drafts, memoranda, printed and non-printed background material and reports

Box 33, Folder 1

Potter, Gary "Pope John Paul II and Revolution"

Folder 2-4

Hitchcock, James, "The Jesuits," 1980. Typescript, correspondence, reviews, clippings and miscellany

Folder 5

Lefever, Ernest W. (ed.), "Reinvigorating Our Schools: A Challenge to Parents, Teachers and Policymakers," 1985 April. Excerpts from speeches by William J. Bennett, Ronald Reagan, and Ernest Lefever

 

Printed material

Folder 6-7

General. News, Reviews and Comments on the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Clipping collection series

Box 34, Folder 1

Handleman, Howard, KGB Activities in the United States, n.d. Edited copy

Folder 2

Herz, Martin F., How the Cold War is Taught, 1978. Edited typescript and printed copy

Folder 3

Kennan, George (ed.), Decline of the West?, 1978. Edited typescript, printed copy, and letter

Box 35, Folder 1

Novak, Michael, Values in an American Government Textbook, 1978. Edited typescript and printed copy

Folder 2

Berman, Ronald (ed.), Solzhenitsyn at Harvard, 1980. Edited typescript and printed copy

Folder 3

Herz, Martin F., The Prestige Press and the Christmas Bombing, 1972: Images and Reality in Viet Nam, 1980. Edited transcript and printed copy

Box 36, Folder 1

Griffith, Carol F. (ed.), Christianity and Politics: Catholic and Protestant Perspectives, 1981. Edited transcript and printed copy

Folder 2

Hessen, Robert (ed.), Does Big Business Rule America? 1981. Edited transcript and printed copy

Folder 3

Ramsey, James B., The Oil Muddle: Control vs. Competition, 1981. Edited transcript and printed copy

Folder 4

Seabury, Paul, America's Stake in the Pacific, 1981. Edited transcript and printed copy

Box 37, Folder 1-4

Friedman, Murray, The Utopian Dilemma: American Judaism and Public Policy, 1985. Typescript

Box 38-41

Increment, 1989 June. Correspondence, writings, reports, minutes, appointment books, calendars, and printed matter, relating to the Ethics and Public Policy Center and its conferences or reports on the PLO, Taiwan, and the World Council of Churches

Box 43-53

Increment, 1989 Dec. Correspondence, memoranda, schedules, conference material, press releases, typescripts, printed reports, notes, and printed material. Includes material relating to nuclear weapons, religion, Russia, Cambodia, Africa, and the Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1949-1989

Box 54

Increment, 1990 Dec. Correspondence, typescripts, press releases, and printed material, 1979-1989. Relates to evangelism in America

Box 58-66

Increment, 1991 July. Correspondence, writings, memoranda, reports, class notes, and videotapes, 1937-1990. Relates to the Ethics and Public Policy Center, religious studies and ethics, and American pacifism during World War II, including the rehabilitation of German prisoners of war in Europe

box 58-173

INCREMENTS

Scope and Content Note

Not yet described
box 173

DECLASSIFIED RECORD 1970

Scope and Content Note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover
box 173

2011 September release of record 1970 January 13

Scope and Content Note

Lefever lecture, "Role of the Indigenous Military in Developing Countries," U.S. Army War College
 

PHOTOGRAPHS

Additional Note

See photo card file.