Richard Kaplan Papers, 1905-2006

 
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Series: Publications and Editorial Services [Program Materials Department]
Biography/History: This department most likely grew out of the Research Department and eventually become the Program Materials Department Similar and related materials on publications are located here and with the Research Department files. After the close of the Research Department, Vera Dean headed the Publications Department when she became editor for the Headline Series and the Foreign Policy Bulletin (publication ends 1961), circa 1951. The Program Materials Department subsumes the roles of the Publications Department around 1960. Philip Van Slyck is the initial editor in charge of the Headline Series and the editor of the “Great Decisions” materials. Norman Jacobs succeeds Van Slyck as editor circa 1965.
Foreign Policy Reports, 1925-1951
Scope and Content Note: 1951 marks the end of the publication. Compiled reprints in bound volumes (also available on microfilm) from multiple news sources providing information on world affairs and foreign policy to be used to prepare editorials and special articles.
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Volume   1-2
1925-1927
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Volume   3
1927-1928
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Volume   4
1928-1929
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Volume   5
1929-1930
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Volume   6
1930-1931
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Volume   7
1931-1932
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Volume   8-9
1932-1934
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Volume   10-11
1934-1936
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Volume   12-13
1936-1938
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Volume   14-15
1938-1940
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Volume   16-17
1940-1942
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Volume   18-19
1942-1944
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Volume   20-21
1944-1946
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Volume   22-23
1946-1948
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Volume   24-25
1948-1950
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Volume   26-27
1950-1951
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Reel   1
1925-1931
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Reel   2
1932-1940
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Reel   3
1941-1951
Foreign Policy Bulletin, 1955-1961
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Volume 35, #1-24, 1955 September-1956 September
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Volume 36, #1-24, 1956 September-1957 September
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Volume 37, #1-24, 1957 September-1958 September
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Volume 38, #1-24, 1958 September-1959 September
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Volume 39, #1-24, 1959 September-1960 September
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Volume 40, #1-19, 1960 September-1961 June 15
Headline Series, 1935-1951, 1962-1967, 1970-1975, 1979
Scope and Content Note: Published from 1935-ongoing. Included here are compiled reprints of the Headline Series publication in bound volumes and on microfilm copies. Articles deal with world affairs issues, such as U.S. foreign policy, the United Nations (UN), the environment, world population, world hunger, and the economy.
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#1-12, 1935-1937
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#13-16, 1938
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#17-21, 1939
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#22-27, 1940
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#28-32, 1941
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#33-37, 1942
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#38-43, 1943
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#44-49, 1944
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#50-54, 1945
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#55-60, 1946
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#61-66, 1947
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#67-72, 1948
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#73-78, 1949
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#79-84, 1950
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#85-90, 1951
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Reel   11
#151-156, 1962
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#157-162, 1963
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#163-168, 1964
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Reel   14
#169-174, 1965
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#175-180, 1966
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#181-186, 1967
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Reel   4
#199-203, 1970
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Reel   5
#204-208, 1971
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Reel   6
#209-213, 1972
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#214-218, 1973
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#219-223, 1974
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#224-228, 1975
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#243-247, 1979
Pamphlet Advisory Service, “Summaries, evaluations, previews,” 1953-1956
Biography/History: The Pamphlet Service Advisory Committee provided summaries, evaluations and previews on world affairs pamphlets published each month dealing with a specific topic such as atomic energy and its impact on world affairs, geographic area profiles (e.g. India, Pakistan, Latin America, the Middle East), and disarmament and armaments control.
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Folder   1
Volume 1, # 3-4 and guide to pamphlet distributors, 1953-1954
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Folder   2
Volume 1, #7-9 and subject index, 1954
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Volume 2, #1-4, 1954
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Volume 2, #5-8, 1955
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Volume 2, #9 and subject index, 1955
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Volume 3, #1-3, 1955
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Volume 3, #4-8 and guide to pamphlet publishers and distributors, 1956
Speakers Advisory Series, 1950s
Scope and Content Note: The Speakers Advisory Series, an FPA service, provided “how to” program material to organizations sponsoring meetings on world affairs topics. It included a list of sources on speakers (biographies), U.S. government, foreign governments, and non-governmental organizations as well as material on inviting and confirming speakers, receiving them, recommendations on staff needed, and publicizing the event.
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Volume 1, circa 1954-1955
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Volume 2, 1950s
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Volume 3, 1956
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Volume 4, 1958
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Volume 5, 1959
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Volume 6, 1959
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Special Programs Service manual to organizations regarding world affairs programming planning, circa 1950s
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“Foreign Policy in a Free Society,” 1950 October
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“FPA Reporter” volume 1-6, 1953-1958
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General publications regarding Foreign Policy Association programs, circa 1950-1970s
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“Guide to Sources of Speakers,” 1960 September
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“Group Research Report” volume 1-4, 1962-1965
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“Chicago Council on Foreign Relations: A Record of Forty Years,” 1963
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Folder   9
Intercom, selected hardcopy examples, 1963, 1967
Intercom, copies of the publication on microfilm
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Volume 4, #1-7, 1962
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Volume 6, #1-6, 1964
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Volume 7, #1-7, 1965
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Volume 8, #1-6, 1966
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Volume 9, #1-6, 1967
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1971
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#69-71, 1972
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Special reports on right wing organizations by Group Research Inc., 1968
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“Nationalization of the Suez Canal, 1956: An Exercise Using World Newspapers Comparatively,” 1968
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“Nationalization of the Suez Canal Co., 1956: A Case Study in Analyzing News Accounts,” 1970
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“Group Research Report,” volume 8-11, 1969-1972
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“FPA Outreacher,” 1975
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“Foreign Policy Association At a Glance,” 1976-1977
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“The Stake of Your Business in Our Foreign Policy,” undated
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“A Citizen Effort,” 1983-1985
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League of Free Nations publications, 1919
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Foreign Policy Association publications, 1921-1922
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Pamphlets printed and distributed by Foreign Policy Association, 1922-1926
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Foreign Policy Association publications, 1924-1928
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Foreign Policy Association pamphlets, 1930-1931
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Rockefeller Foundation correspondence regarding educational program funding, 1931-1932, 1935
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Newsletter, 1954
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Foreign Policy Association combined newsletters, volume 1-2, 1954-1955
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Foreign Policy Association Bulletin, hard copies, 1953-1958-1960
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Headline Series, hardcopy examples of publications, 1968-1969, 1971-1976
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Folder   9-12
“Great Decisions,” topic booklets, 1961-1964
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Folder   1-9
“Great Decisions,” topic booklets, 1965-1973
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Program materials, Phillip Van Slyck correspondence with authors of Headline Series #148-234, 1961-1976