John P. Roche Papers Edit


03 MWalB00406A


  • 1960-1994 (Creation)


  • 24 Linear Feet (Whole)

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    Current contents list:

    Box A1: Legal and political journals and articles, drafts of publications and speeches. Oversize Folder A1: Maps, Newspapers (Daily Mirror), Facsimiles of Historical Documents Box B1: Photocopies of Class Readings and Handouts (Source Documents, Critical Texts, Philosophical Basis) Box C1: Roche articles; letters from readers during his time as newspaper columnist; corresp with King Features; King Features transcriptions; Documents on MA State Political Advisory Committee on Civil Rights; materials on the National Security Education Program, the National Security Education Act, and the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs; PEW Initiative in Diplomatic Training materials Box C2: Honorary degree and commencement, and conference materials; correspondence (Atlantic Council, Bayard Rustin Fund, Anti-Defamation League, A. Philip Randolph Institute, American Political Science Association, Chilmark Associates, Coalition for a Democratic Majority, Committee on Present Danger, Cosmos Club, Ethics and Public Policy Center). Box C3: Correspondence and other documents on the following organizations: Ford Hall Forum, Global Perspectives in Education, Hudson Institute, Institute of Foreign Policy Analysis, International Rescue Committee, League for Industrial Democracy, LB Johnson Library, Massachusetts Historical Society, National Christian Leadership Conference, National Committee on American Foreign Policy, National Institute for Public Policy, Saint Botolph Club, Social Democrats, and Wilson International Center for Scholars Box D1: Student thesis material, published articles (clippings, magazines, pamphlets) most having to do with Communist Party in US, reports out of HUAC Box D2: Subject Files -Politics, Social Issues, Historical trends, (consists almost entirely of published material, but also written or typed quotes and sparse correspondence Box E1: Arms Control and Disarmament Committee materials, Americans for Democratic Action materials, ADA Notes for Speeches, Manuscript: A Sudy in Infiltration: The Communistst in the American Veteran's Committee, 1945-1949 Box E2: American Veterans Committee materials (Materials collected for footnotes to an unpublished Roche work, Studies in Infiltration, on Communism and the AVC. Gus Tyler’s correspondence regarding the AVC). Correspondence about the libelous nature of the potential publication with Cornell University. Material on Board for International Broadcasting (correspondence and memoranda) regarding Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. Box F1: JPR White House Years. President Memoranda and correspondence, Domestic and Foreign Policy Briefs, Speeches for LBJ and others, White House Memorabilia Box F2: JPR Post White House Years: H. Humphrey Candidacy, Johnson Post Presidency. Misc White House File. Subject files: Dissent in the 60's, Calenders, Convention '76, "Key Vietnam Decisions" manuscript or transcript by W. P. Bundy? Box G1: Brandeis University and Fletcher School Correspondence, memoranda, and course material. Some Brandeis material on the late Vietnam and racial protest era i.e . Ford Hall and on disadvantaged students. Box G2: Tufts Fletcher School materials: courses, correspondence, administrative files, fundraising, grants. Executive Council on Foreign Diplomats materials. Box G3: American Veterans Committee correspondence, publications, manuscripts. Tufts Fletcher School correspondence, proposals, self-study and other reports. Box H1: Misc. organizations correspondence, references to JPR in publications (general and topic specific), talks and speeches, oral history interview, donation materials of Oklahoma Historical Society, protest letters JPR as signatory, misc testimonial dinners Box H2: UN Subcommittee on Discrimination; White House Years: correspondence, appointments, media, memos Box I1: 2 student Masters theses. Material used in class: papers, transcripts, research etc. on Vietnam, McCarthy committees. Transcripts. JPR book-length manuscript on communist infiltration of the American Veterans Committee. Unknown manuscripts by others. Box I2: Student correspondence and student advising material. Includes some student papers and applications. Box J1: Correspondence with individuals 1970-1982 by Year and Alphabet (1978 Q-Z has autobiographical essay) Authors, historians, political figures, friends… Box J2: Correspondence with individuals 1964-1970 by Year; Corresp with publishers 1964-1993 Box K1: Pamphlets and programs; documents and correspondence about American Veterans Committee and infiltration by the American Communist Party; Constance Roche materials including poems; Gus Tyler correspondence (mostly on American Veterans Committee) Box L1: Newspaper clippings (by and about Roche) and incomming correspondence mostly about his published articles, some typescripts of articles

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