Register of the John Bell Condliffe Papers, 1918-1981

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Register of the John Bell Condliffe Papers, 1918-1981

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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Date Completed:
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Descriptive Summary

Title: John Bell Condliffe Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1918-1981
Collection Number: 90015
Creator: Condliffe, J. B. (John Bell), 1891-1981
Collection Size: 22 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 envelope (9.7 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to various aspects of world economic conditions, especially international trade, the history of the development of world commerce, and the economic development of Australia, New Zealand and the entire Pacific basin region. Includes autobiographical writings.
Language: English.

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Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1990.

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Access Points

Economic development.
Commerce.
Australia--Economic conditions.
New Zealand--Economic conditions.
Pacific Area.
Pan-Pacific relations.
Australia.
New Zealand.
Economists.

Chronological Biography

1891, Dec. 23 Born, Melbourne, Australia
1913 B.A., Canterbury College
1914 M.A., University of Canterbury
1915 Lecturer in Economics, University of Canterbury
1914-1918 Served in the First World War with the New Zealand Division
1916 Married Olive Grace Mills
1919-1920 Gainville and Caius College, Cambridge
1920-1926 Professor of Economics, Canterbury College
1925 Attended the first conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations at Honolulu
1927 Received the degree of D.Sc. in Economics from the University of New Zealand;

Author, Problems of the Pacific
1927-1931 Research Secretary, Institute of Pacific Relations, Hawaii
1930 Author, New Zealand in the Making
1930-1931 Visiting Professor of Economics, University of Michigan
1931 Author, Problems of Food and Population in the Pacific Area, and The Pacific Area in International Relations
1931-1937 Member, Economic Intelligence Service, League of Nations
1932 Author, China To-Day: Economic
1933 Author, World Economic Survey
1935 Author, A Short History of New Zealand, and War and Depression
1937-1939 Professor of Commerce, University of London
1938 Author, Markets and the Problem of Peaceful Change, and A Survey of International Research in Europe
1939 Recipient of Howland Memorial Prize, Yale University

Author, The Changing Structure of Economic Life
1940-1958 Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
1940 Author, The Reconstruction of World Trade
1941 Author, Report Upon a Survey International House, University of California, Berkeley
1942 Received Honorary degree of LL.D., Occidental College

Author, Agenda For a Postwar World
1943 Author, The Economic Pattern of World Population
1943-1944 Research Associate, Institute of International Studies, Yale University
1943-1947 Associate Director, Division of Economics and History, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1944 Author, The Foreign Economic Policy of the United States, and The Common Interest in International Economic Organisation
1945 Naturalized citizen of the United States

Author, How Much Tariff Protection for Farm Products?, La Politica Economic Exterior De Estados Unidos, Exchange Stabilization, and World Economic Survey
1946 Author, Proposals For Consideration by an International Conference on Trade and Development
1947 Author, Obstacles to Multilateral Trading and The Foreign Loan Policy of the United States
1950 Recipient of Wendell Wilkie Prize

Author, The Commerce of Nations, The Economic Consequences of Scientific Research, and Point Four and the World Economy
1951 Author, Technological Progress and Economic Development and International Trade and Economic Nationalism
1953 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
1957 Received Honorary Litt.D. degree, University of New Zealand
1959-1960 Adviser, Indian National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi
1959 Author, The Welfare State in New Zealand
1961-1967 Senior Economist, Stanford Research Institute
1964 Author, The Development of Australia
1965 Author, Foresight and Enterprise and From Adam Smith to Keynes -and After
1966 Author, The Balancing of International Payment: Money and Goods
1967 Author, The University and Technology
1969 Author, The Economic Outlook for New Zealand
1971 Author, Te Rangi Hiroa
1973 Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury
1974 Author, Defunct Economists
1977 Gold Cross, Royal Order of Phoenix (Greece)
1981 Author, Reminiscences of the Institute of Pacific Relations
1981, Dec. 23 Died, Walnut Creek, California

Series Description

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1949-1971

Additional Note

Biographical sketches, clippings, conference agenda, interview, leaflets, notes, telegram relating to the life of John Bell Condliffe, arranged alphabetically by form
Box 1

CORRESPONDENCE, ALPHABETICAL, 1960-1971

Additional Note

Significant correspondence of John Condliffe, arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Includes a few letters neither from nor to John Condliffe, arranged alphabetically by author
Box 1

CORRESPONDENCE, CHRONOLOGICAL, 1960-1971

Additional Note

Less significant correspondence of John Condliffe, arranged chronologically by year. Includes a few letters neither from nor to John Condliffe
Boxes 1-7

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, DATED, 1919-1975

Additional Note

Drafts/notes, printed copies, abstracts of speeches and writings by John Condliffe, reviews of his books, arranged chronologically. Also includes significant correspondence of John Condliffe relating to the writing and publication of his Biography of Sir Peter Buck along with a letter and an autobiographical chapter by Sir Peter Buck
Boxes 8-9

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, UNDATED

Additional Note

Drafts of undated, and mainly unpublished writings by John Condliffe, arranged numerically by chapters. Also includes some handwritten notes, typescript versions of papers, speech and report and a few printed copies of articles whose publication dates cannot be ascertained
Box 9

STANFORD RESEARCH INSTITUTE OFFICE FILE, 1961-1971

Additional Note

Drafts, published articles, conference papers, leaflets, SRI bulletins, sketch, memorandum are arranged chronologically. In some cases includes speeches and articles written by others
Box 10

SUBJECT FILE, 1950-1966

Additional Note

Lectures, clippings, travel accounts, reports, speeches, seminars, papers arranged alphabetically by subject
 

MISCELLANEOUS FILE, ca. 1952-1971

Additional Note

Annual reports, booklets, bulletins, clipping, conference program, speech by the President of the United States, printed articles, stickers, arranged chronologically
 

AUDIO-VISUAL FILE

Additional Note

See Photocard Catalog

Container List

 

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1949-1971

Box 1 , Folder 1

Biographical sketches

Folder 2

Clippings

Folder 3

Conference agenda

Folder 4

Interview (Summary of interview of John Condliffe by others)

Folder 5

Leaflets

Folder 6

Notes

Folder 7

Telegram

 

CORRESPONDENCE, ALPHABETICAL, 1960-1971

Box 1 , Folder 8

Bagnall, A. G., 1971

Folder 9

Collins, C. W., 1969-1970

Folder 10

Dickson, Gordon, 1962

Folder 11

Elmendorf, Armin, 1971

Folder 12

Gerschenkron, Alexander, 1971

Folder 13

Gormack, R. S., 1971

Folder 14

Goodpaster, Andrew, 1959

Folder 15

Hale, J. G., 1969

Folder 16

Hames, J. R., 1969

Folder 17

Hansen, Iris, 1962-1963

Folder 18

Hillman, Jimmye S., 1971

Folder 19

Khourie, A., 1962-1963

Folder 20

Lovewell, P. J., 1963

Folder 21

North, Alfred, Sir, 1971

Folder 22

Phillips, N. C., 1969

Folder 23

Potamianos, K. S., 1963

Folder 24

Simpson, John L., 1960

Folder 25

Starke, June, 1971

Folder 26

Turbott, G. G., 1969

Folder 27

Whitfield, Earl, 1966

 

CORRESPONDENCE, CHRONOLOGICAL, 1960-1971

Box 1 , Folder 28

1960

Folder 29

1962

Folder 30

1963

Folder 31

1966

Folder 32

1968

Folder 33

1971

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, DATED, 1919-1975

Box 1 , Folder 34

Educational Scheme, 1919

Folder 35

The Third Mediterranean in History, 1926

Folder 36

"Some Questions on Pacific," speech, Institute of Pacific Relations, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 1929 (German translation)

Folder 37

The Economic and Social Movements Underlying Antagonisms in the Pacific, July 1930

Folder 38

Co-operative Research, 1931

Folder 39

The Pacific Area in International Relations, March 1931

Folder 40

China To-Day: Economic, 1932

Folder 41

Report of the Gold Delegation of the Financial Committee, 1932

Folder 42

War and Depression, 1935

Folder 43

"The Evolution of Autarchy," Chapter VII, World Economic Survey, 1935-1936

Folder 44

Review of Herman Kranold, The International Distribution of Raw Materials, Economica, 1938

Folder 45

Review of G. C. Allen, Japan: The Hungry Guest, 1938

Folder 46

Review of J. H. Clapham, An Economic History of Modern Britain: Machines and National Rivalries (1887-1914) with an Epilogue (1914-1929), Economica, 1938

Folder 47

The Value of International Trade, 1938

Folder 48

A Rural Experiment, bulletin, 1938

Box 2 , Folder 1

"The Changing Structure of Economic Life," report, Journal of The International Chamber of Commerce, Aug. 1939

Folder 2

Peace Aims, discussion, The Eighth Fortune Round Table, Princeton, New Jersey, Feb. 14-16, 1941

Folder 3

"Peace Out of War," address, American Section, International Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., 1942

Folder 4

The Significance of International Trade, 1943

Folder 5

"La Politica Economica Exterior de Estados Unidos," Jornadas, 1943

Folder 6

The Economic Pattern of World Population, Jan. 1943

Folder 7

Some Economic Aspects of Federalism in the British Commonwealth, 1944

Folder 8

Hemisphere Development and the Common Man, a radio discussion, May 14, 1944

Folder 9

"America's Foreign-Trade Policy," paper presented at the Conference of the Institute on Postwar Reconstruction at New York University, 1944

Folder 10

"Exchange Stabilization," paper prepared for the Committee on International Economic Policy, 1945

Folder 11

"Introduction," Robert L. Gulick, Jr., Imports: The Gain From Trade, 1946

Folder 12

International Economic Collaboration, planning pamphlet, Feb. 1946, prepared by the National Planning Association Committee on International Policy, of which John Condliffe was a member

Folder 13

"One Nankai Experiment," The China Magazine, June 1946

Folder 14

"The Importance of World Commerce," The Free Trader, July-Aug. 1946

Folder 15

"Proposals For Consideration by an International Conference on Trade and Employment," American Enterprise Association, Aug. 1946

Folder 16

"The Keystone: Geneva," Survey Graphic, Sept. 1947

Folder 17

"La Politica Statunitense Dei Prestiti Esteri," Economica Internazionale, 1948

Folder 18

"The Foreign Loan Policy of the United States," Economica Internazionale, 1948

Folder 19

"Know-How in Reconstruction and Development," lecture delivered at the Institute of Business and Economic Problems, 1948

Folder 20

"Scholarship and Scholasticism," Liberty and Learning, 1950

Folder 21

Point 4 and the World Economy, Headline Series, 1950

Folder 22

"The Outlook For Trans-Pacific Trade," report prepared for the American President Lines, San Francisco, California, March 1950

Folder 23

"The Unbalance of Our World," panel discussion at a Conference on International Cooperation for World Economic Development, University of California, Berkeley, March 16-17, 1950

Folder 24

"The Economic Consequences of Scientific Research," The Joseph Fisher Lecture in Commerce given at the University of Adelaide, Sept. 8, 1950

Folder 25

"International Trade and Economic Nationalism," International Conciliation, Dec. 1951

Box 3 , Folder 1

The Power Struggle and the Middle East, pamphlet, Jan. 1952

Folder 2

"Supplement To Near East Report Country Studies," July 1952

Folder 3

Speech, reprinted from Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Review, May 1953

Folder 4

"Recession in the United States," IPA Review, Oct.-Dec. 1953

Folder 5

"Descent from the Summit," address before the Friends of Occidental College, Annandale Golf Club, Pasadena, Oct. 5, 1955

Folder 6

"Summary: The Global Impact of the Middle East Crisis," lecture given at World Affairs Council of Northern California, San Francisco, Dec. 1, 1956

Folder 7

"The Suez Canal," speech delivered at the World Affairs Council of Northern California, San Francisco, Dec. 1, 1956

Folder 8

"New Zealand's Experiment in Economic Planning," The American Economic Review, Dec. 1957

Folder 9

"The Fact of a University," address delivered at the University of Canterbury, Nov. 4, 1957

Folder 10

"Population and Economic Development in New Zealand," Economic Development and Cultural Change, Jan. 1958

Folder 11

The Welfare State in New Zealand, 1959. (Review only)

Folder 12

"Natural Resources and National Development," address to the Institute of Mining Engineers, U.S.A., ca. 1960

Folder 13

Address, given at Stanford University to Professor Cottle's seminar, ca. 1960

Folder 14

"Industry as a Vehicle of Education," draft for discussion at a Conference on Education and Economic Development, ca. 1960

Folder 15

"The World Economy," preliminary text of paper for SRI Journal, Second Quarter, 1961

Folder 16

"The Changing Structure of World Trade," prepared for presentation to the Industrial Conference, San Francisco, Sept. 11-15, 1961

Folder 17

"The Attraction of Asia," presented to a faculty seminar at Mills College, Oct. 19, 1961

Folder 18

"The European Economic Community," address given at the World Affairs Council of Northern California, Jan. 25, 1962

Folder 19

Article in the California Monthly, March 1962

Folder 20

Speech, at the American Association of Mining Engineers, Dallas, Texas, Feb 26, 1963

Folder 21

"The Lessons of History," an internal document for SRI, Feb. 20, 1962

Folder 22

"The Pattern of Trade in Food Stuffs," paper, April 1962 (Includes revised version, Nov. 1962)

Folder 23

"The Application of Research to Economic Policies in Developing Societies," paper prepared for presentation at the Association for Asian Studies, April 4, 1962

Folder 24

"The Mineral Base of Industry," June 1962

Folder 25

"Some Comments on SRI Research Programs," draft prepared for SRI, ca. Aug. 3, 1962

Folder 26

"Evolution of the British Empire to the Statute of Westminster," opening lecture given at the World Affairs Council of the Monterey Peninsula, Sept. 7, 1962

Folder 27

"The Widening Gap," report prepared for SRI, Oct. 1962

Folder 28

"Notes On Profits," paper, Oct. 9, 1962

Folder 29

"Notes On Aerospace Industry," paper, Oct. 15, 1962

Folder 30

"The Commonwealth and the Common Market," speech, World Affairs Council, San Francisco, Nov. 26, 1962

Folder 31

"The Commonwealth and the Common Market," AICC Economic Review, Jan. 20, 1963

Box 4 , Folder 1

"Christmas Address," University of California, Berkeley, Dec. 11, 1962

Folder 2

Seminar notes, Australian National University, April 18, 1963

Folder 3

Seminar notes, Stanford University English Seminar, June 4, 1963

Folder 4

"The U.S. Response To European Integration," speech, School of Law, University of California, June 28, 1963

Folder 5

"Teamwork in Applied Research," The Pastoral Review and Graziers' Record, Sept. 18, 1963

Folder 6

"Foreign Aid Re-examined," discussion at the World Affairs Council, Jan 9, 1964

Folder 7

"The Political Economy of Science," paper presented at the Chit-Chat Club, April 13, 1964

Folder 8

"The Balancing of International Payments," seminar discussion, Bank of America, May 28, 1964

Folder 9

"The International Prospect," report, June 23, 1964

Folder 10

From Adam Smith To Keynes - and After, Lakeside Talk, Bohemian Grove, July 30, 1964

Folder 11

"So You're Going To Japan," speech, San Francisco State College, Aug. 26, 1964

Folder 12

"Going To Sweden," speech, San Francisco State College, Aug. 29, 1964 (includes a later revision written on the same day)

Folder 13

Speech, Oct. 21, 1964

Folder 14

"International Trends to '75," presentation delivered at the Long Range Planning Conference, Oct. 21-23, 1964

Folder 15

"Mental Health in a Changing Community," paper presented at U.C. Medical Conference, San Francisco, Nov. 21-22, 1964 (includes a handwritten note)

Folder 16

"Foreign Direct Investment in the Pacific Area," memo for SRI project report, 1965

Folder 17

"Pacific Trade and Development," confidential SRI series, Long Range Planning Report, 1965

Folder 18

"The Economic Aspects of Conservation," Sierra Club Bulletin, June 1965

Folder 19

"Space and the World Economy," Aug. 20, 1965 (Abstract)

Folder 20

"Sweden and Spain," speech, Orientation Conference, California State Colleges International Programs, Sept. 4, 1965

Folder 21

"Closing Summary," Gold and the International Monetary Standard, 50th Anniversary Symposium, National Industrial Conference Board, Tarrytown, N.Y., Oct. 10, 1965

Folder 22

Foresight And Enterprise, speech, Business Economic Section, Commonwealth Club, Oct. 26, 1965

Folder 23

"Economic Theory and the World of Action," The IPA Review, Oct.-Dec. 1965

Folder 24

"The Art of Problem-Solving," SRI memorandum, ca. 1965-1966

Folder 25

Panel Presentation, Mental Health in a Changing Community, 1966

Folder 26

"Higher Education Looks Abroad," paper presented to the Conference on the International Dimensions in the California State Colleges, Los Angeles, California, Jan. 28-29, 1966

Folder 27

Speech, first drafts, April 11 and April 18, 1966

Folder 28

"The Economic Outlook," SRI report, Sept. 19, 1966

Folder 29

"The Pound Sterling: To Devalue Or Not To Devalue," speech, World Affairs Council Study Group, Nov. 17, 1966

Folder 30

"The Guideline Economy," George Washington Law Review, Dec. 1966

Box 5 , Folder 1

"Natural Resources and National Development," speech, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, Inc., Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, Feb. 19-23, 1967

Folder 2

"The University and Technology," address in the Hall of the University of Canterbury, March 20, 1967 (Includes printed extracts and typescript version)

Folder 3

The Beginnings of the W.E.A., 1968

Folder 4

"Auri Sacra Fames," speech, Chit Chat Club, June 10, 1968

Folder 5

"Business and Monetary Policy," paper presented at the U.C. Business School Alumni Conference, Nov. 6, 1968

Folder 6

"The Economic Outlook For New Zealand," New Zealand Economic Papers, 1969

Folder 7

"International Monetary Fund," Encyclopedia Britannica, 1969

Folder 8

"Sterling Area," Encyclopedia Britannica, 1969

Folder 9

"Free Trade," Encyclopedia Britannica, 1970

Folder 10

"Money In Evolution," Arizona Review, Dec. 1970

Folder 11

Prizegiving address, Te Aute College, Dec. 10, 1970

Folder 12

Te Rangi Hiroa, 1971. Correspondence

Folder 13

"The Parameters of Education," speech, Chit Chat Club, Oct. 11, 1971

Folder 14

"The Control of Multinational Corporations," Economic Bulletin, Feb. 1973

Folder 15

Address, Economic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Christchurch Branch, April 26, 1973

Folder 16

Erskine Lectures, University of Canterbury, March 1973

Folder 17

"Comments On Inflation," speech, Silverado Squatters, Bohemian Grove, July 19, 1973

 

"Pacific Vistas," 1975

 

Holograph

Folder 18

Unidentified

Folder 19

Chapter I

Folder 20

Chapter II

Folder 21

Chapter III

Folder 22

Chapter IV

Box 6 , Folder 1

Chapter V

Folder 2

Chapter VI (Includes duplicate copy)

Folder 3

Chapter VII

Folder 4

Chapter VIII

Folder 5

Chapter IX

Folder 6

Chapter XI

Folder 7

Chapter XII

Folder 8

Chapter XIII

 

Typescript

Folder 9

Chapter I

Folder 10

Chapter II

Box 7 , Folder 1

Chapter III

Folder 2

Chapter IV

Folder 3

Chapter V

Folder 4

Chapter VI

Folder 5

Chapter VII

Folder 6

Chapter VIII

Folder 7

Chapter X

Folder 8

Chapter XI

Folder 9

Chapter XII

Folder 10

Chapter XIII

Folder 11

Chapter XIV

Folder 12

Chapter XV

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, UNDATED

Box 8 , Folder 1

Untitled. Holograph

Folder 2

Untitled. Galley

Folder 3

Untitled paper. Typescript

Folder 4

Speech. Typescript

 

"Autobiography,"

 

Holograph

Folder 5

Unidentified

Folder 6

Chapter XIII

 

Typescript

Folder 7

Unidentified

Folder 8

Chapter I

Folder 9

Chapter II

Folder 10

Chapter III

Folder 11

Chapter IV

Folder 12

Chapter V

Folder 13

Chapter VI

Folder 14

Chapter VII

Folder 15

Chapter VIII

Folder 16

Chapter X

Folder 17

Chapter XI

Folder 18

Chapter XII

Box 9 , Folder 1

Chapter XIII

Folder 2

Chapter XIV

Folder 3

Chapter XV

Folder 4

Chapter XVI

Folder 5

Chapter XVIII

Folder 6

"Economic Aspects of Security," (Holograph)

Folder 7

"International Economic Tensions," (Typescript)

Folder 8

"The Application of Research To Economic Policies In Developing Societies," (both holograph and typescript versions)

Folder 9

The Economic Aspects of Soviet-American Relations, (printed copy)

Folder 10

The New Order In China, (printed copy)

Folder 11

"The Teacher and his Influence," Liberty And Learning, (printed copy)

Folder 12

World Trade and Employment, (printed copy)

 

STANFORD RESEARCH INSTITUTE OFFICE FILE, 1961-1971

Box 9 , Folder 13

1961-1962

Folder 14

1963-1967

Folder 15

1968-1971

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1950-1966

Box 10 , Folder 1

Australia

Folder 2

Economics

 

India

Folder 3

Printed Copy

Folder 4

Typescript

Folder 5

New Zealand

 

MISCELLANEOUS FILE, ca. 1952-1971

Box 10 , Folder 6

General

Boxes: 11-23 :

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