University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the David V. Edwards Papers, 1963-1977, 1988-1995



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Edwards, David V.
Title: David V. Edwards Papers
Dates: 1963-1977, 1988-1995
Abstract: Professor Edwards taught political and social theory, American politics, public policy, and international relations. Records include his textbooks' maunscripts, drafts, reviews, research material, and correspondence relating to the publishing of the textbooks.
Accession No.: 89-202, 2001-056, 2005-176, 2005-185, 2016-228
Extent: 48 feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Professor Edwards received his B.A. degree from Swarthmore College, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. Professor Edwards taught political and social theory, American politics, public policy, and international relations at the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include the philosophy of social science, noetic sciences, theories of administration, the theory and practice of public policy, international relations theory, American foreign policy, and U.S.- Russian relations. He was a research associate at the Washington Center of Foreign Policy Research, a visiting professor at New York University, holder of Rockefeller and NATO research fellowships, and a consultant to the Danforth Foundation, the Industrial Management Center, and the Institute for Defense Analyses. His books include Creating a New World Politics, International Political Analysis, International Political Analysis: Readings, Arms Control in International Politics, Political Power: A Reader in Theory and Research, The American Political Experience, and Practicing American Politics. He has written for The Nation, The Washington Post, La Quinzaine Litteraire, and other periodicals.


Scope and Contents

The David V. Edwards Papers incorporate materials from, 1963-1977 and 1988-1995. The bulk of the material revolves around work Professor Edwards has put in to the writing, developing, and publishing of his textbooks, namely The American Political Experience, International Political Analysis, Creating a New World Politics, Arms Control in International Politics, Political Power: A Reader in Theory and Research, and Practicing American Politics, including drafts, manuscripts, reviews, research articles, and correspondence with editors and publishers. Also included are papers relating to courses Edwards taught and other research-related materials. NOTE: Inventory titles reflect Edwards' working titles, not the final published titles. Creating a New World Politics had a working title of Toward a New World Politics, and the file names reflect the working title as noted by Edwards. The American Political Experience had a working title of American Government: The Facts Reorganized(ARTHUR) and Understanding the American Political Experience, and the file names reflect the working title as noted by Edwards. In the records from 1991-1995, the chapters for Practicing American Politics are labeled using varying chapter numbers, as work was being done on them before the final chapter numbers were set. In the Inventory description of these chapters, they are numbered according to the final chapter number list.


Restrictions

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Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

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Index Terms

Subjects
Edwards, David V.
Textbooks.
Politics.
University of Texas--Austin.
Bell, Roderick.
Lippucci, Alessandra.
Wagner, Harrison.
Wilkinson, David.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David V. Edwards Papers, 1963-1977, 1988-1995, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Stored offsite at LSF:

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CDL2/A1 The American Political Experience, 1st edition:
Files:
20. In World of Nations, AFP in interdependent world defense spending
27. Quality of Democracy
28. Survey Summary, Conclusion
Political organizing change
The Changing System
25. Toward Quality of Life
Consumerism
Drugs and Regulation and Sex
26. The Energy of America
Printed material
Food and Hunger in America
Clippings and notes
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CDL2/A2 Manuscripts
Reviews
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CDL2/A3 Energy, fuel
Politics of the environment
Solar I
Solar II
Solar, Stobaugh and Yergin chapter
Water politics, Lee Brown, tape
Solar satellite
NEPA/CEQ/EPA/EIS’s
Environmental laws and institutions, Government 312L
Nuclear Waste Policy
Three Mile Island
Helen Caldicott, Nuclear Madness
Notes
NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Julian Martin, TIPRO
Solar lecture, Transparencies
Department of Energy
Professor Thomas Griffy
Karen Silkwood
Fuel
Energy
Politics of energy
Natural gas regulation, Lo-vaca
Nuclear power debate
Global economy of energy, fuel
Energy politics
The Energy of America
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CDL2/A4 Newspaper clippings
Spread of government through time, expression of needs and desires concerning government; Changing demands/Politics of policy
Government
Minorities in majority politics
Binstock and shanas chapters, aging
Women young and old
Women in power
Women/ERA
The Quality of Liberty
Politics of Education
The Media
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CDL2/A5 Press/Media/Information
370L Spring, 1977
Printed material, clippings
Student feedback from Views of Optimism
Printed material
Carter and foreign policy
Women 1973
Bureaucracy
Welfare, Poverty
Farm problems
New left
Health Insurance/Finance
Welfare problem
The poor/Poverty, unemployment
Affluence, 1973
Health and welfare
Poverty, 1973
Migrants, 1973
Migrant workers
Migrants
Report, East Coast Migratory and other seasonal farm laborers, November 1965 - April 1970
Migrant workers
Children at the Crossroads
Today’s lecture
Federalism, states and cities, 1976
Attitudes and behavior
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CDL2/A6 Carbon of Master
The American Political Experience, printed materials and notes
The Coming Transformation of the Global System, notes
Energy and IR
Commodity pricing, report
War on Hunger, report
ReAp: Allyn and Bacon
David V. Edwards
Sandy Edwards
Prospectus for a new text in American Politics
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CDL2/A7 Galley proofs, The American Political Experience
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CDL2/A8 Galley proofs, The American Political Experience
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CDL2/A9 The American Political Experience, 2nd edition:
Manuscript proofs and copy edited manuscript
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CDL2/A10 Galley proofs
Correspondence with Stan Wakefield
Notes, printed material
Galley proofs
Soft cover, rough draft
Revisions
Day in the life
Printed material correspondence, notes
Opinions, strategies for book, (transparencies included)
Edwards, sales kit
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CDL2/A11 Galley proofs
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CDL2/A12 Reviews for tape revision
Politics of housing
Austin
C9/Supreme Court and legal system
Supreme Court
Chapter 13R: The politics of liberty
Politics of liberty, revision
Chapter 14R; Minorities
Minorities
Politics of tobacco
Politics of the postal service
Vietnam and Watergate
Austin
Politics of space
Outsiders
Policy making, shoes
Ancestors
Federalism
Mass media
Liberty
Politics of liberty
Politics of life
Life/Abortion
Politics of health
Politics of tobacco
Texas politics
Presidential election, 1976
Election, 1976
Politics of environment
NEPA
Vietnam and Watergate
Urban
Urban policy
Local rels: Urban
Local, urban
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CDL2/A13 Ancestors
Federalism
Political parties
Budget politics
The budget and Congress
Congress and money
Mass media
Bureaucracy
Federal bureaucracy
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CDL2/A14 Congress
The interests
Politics of Education
Politics of aliens and refugees
Immigrants
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CDL2/A15 Public opinion
Activists
Elections, 1978
Voters and non-voters
Policy of regulation
Public finance and development strategy
Production
Property, rich and poor
Production
Federal bureaucracy
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CDL2/A16 The American Political Experience, 3rd edition:
Chapter 15/Capitalism
Industrial policy
Presidency
Bureaucracy
Interests
Congress
Courts
Supreme Court
Autry case and capital punishment
Courts/Law
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CDL2/A17 Copy edited manuscript
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CDL2/A18 Revision materials
Election explanations
Election implications
Election results
Hart campaign
Presidential election, 1984
Reagan campaign
Perspectives, 1984 elections
Deficit/National debt
Budget
The Deficit Dilemma
Perspective, Budget
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CDL2/A19 Epilogue
Perspective, aliens
Immigration
Rights of alien children
Education, aliens
Civil liberties, civil rights
Liberty; CL, CR, HR
Minorities
Outsiders
Women; young, old, gays
Perspective, shoes
Policy, shoes
Capitalism
Production, Capitalism
Regulation
Rich and poor
Property, rich and poor
Debt
Taxes
Urban
Urban politics and government
Energy and environment
EPA
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CDL2/A20 Media
Smoking
Ancestors
Founders
Federalism
Coming eclipse of the sunbelt
Politics of federalism
Election, 1980
Voters, activists
Parties
Interests
Public opinion
Opinion
Nuclear freeze debate
Media
Mass media
Network news
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CDL2/A21 Galley proofs
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CDL2/A22 The American Political Experience, 1st edition:
Loose printed material, clippings, notes
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CDL2/A23 Galley proofs
Loose printed material, clippings, articles, rough drafts
Taxes
Shoes imports, TV/Textiles
Politics of Capitalism
Politics of production
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CDL2/A24 Justice, law and order
Capital punishment
Supreme Courts
B-1
Interests; Public/Special/Vested
Politics of defense
Special interests and politics
Political culture
Public opinion
The closing of Watergate
Watergate and Vietnam
Bureaucracy
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CDL2/A25 Independent agencies
Regulatory agencies
The Congress
The President
Carter’s 100 days
Politics of environment and environmental protection
Prerequisites of office
Why participate, activists and parties
Political activists
Voters and non-voters
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CDL2/A26 Clippings, notes, correspondence
Rough drafts, chapters 1 and 2
Election of a new president, 1976
Our government
The law
From the Nation of States
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CDL2/A27 Presidential campaign, 1976
Carter campaign
Republican Party, 1976
Campaign finance
Voters; Beliefs, attitudes
Presidency
Ford presidency
Nixon presidency
Tax reform
Gun control
EPA
Citizen participation in environmental decision making
Resources/Environment
Congress
Lawyers
Bicentennial
Intelligence and violations
Political corruption
Law and order
Supreme and other courts
The media
The politics of communication
Education
The politics of Education
Housing
New York City
Blacks
Chicanos
American Indians
Indians
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CDL2/A28 Elderly
Young
Men/Masculinity
Women's liberation
Work
Labor
Hearst, SLA, etc.
The bureaucracy
Chapter 12
APE competition, etc.
Printed material, notes, misc.
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CDL2/A29 Galley proofs
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CDL2/A30 The American Political Experience, 4th edition:
Reviews of 3/E chapters
Bureaucracy
Printed materials, notes, clippings
Congress
Tax reform
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CDL2/A31 Budget
Toward a New American Politics
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CDL2/A32 Political Power, loose notes
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CDL2/A33 Toward Creating a New World Politics:
Manuscript copy
Draft
Copy edited manuscript
Galley proofs
Note cards
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CDL2/A34 International Political Analysis (IPA):
Draft
Analysis by conditions
Nature of Explanation
Current text
Application, prediction
Arms control in IP
Development of IP theory
Nature of IP theory
Analysis by causal factors
Levels of description and explanation
Nature of Cooperation
Nature of war and peace
Outcomes of IP
Elements of IP
The social scientific study of IP
Nature of social science
Further projects
Nature of IP
IPA outline
IPA preface
Levels of explanation expanded
Present theories of IP
Copies of corrected IPA proof
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CDL2/A35 Permissions granted
Appendices
Galley proofs
New masters done
IPA, part III
War prevalence
IP evaluation
Chapter XI R, Crisis
Chapter XII R, War
Chapter XIII R, Alliance
Materials
IPA master manuscript
Chapter XIV R, Coop. control
Application, Control
Chapter XXI, Conclusion: What is to be Done
Chapter XVIII, Toward theory
IPA schedule
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CDL2/A36 Readings in International Political Analysis:
Galley proofs
Permissions, responses, RIPA
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CDL2/A37 Arms Control in International Politics:
Draft, notes
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CDL2/A38 Dissertation bibliographic cards
Drafts, notes
Chapter 5, attaining notes
Alliances and AC
Possible measures of AC
Analytical basis of AC political forum
Interaction
Approaching, negotiation
International agreement, disagreement
Used notes
Nature of arms control
Superceded manuscripts
Chapter 1, introduction
Chapter 10, Conclusion: The Promise of AC
Unsorted HV notes
AC and nations
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CDL2/A39 Proofs
Dissertation notes
Approach to AC
Future of international politics
Nature and Characteristics of AC
National Political Conditions
External Conditions (politics)
Material Conditions
Dissertation, miscellaneous
Appendix: Instruments of effecting action
The Theory of Arms Control
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CDL2/A40 Books:
The American Political Experience, textbook, 2nd and 3rd editons
Teaching and Learning Guide, 1st, 2nd and 4th editions
Test Item File, 1st and 4th editions
Political Power
Arms Control in International Politics
American Government: The Facts Reorganized
Creating a New World Politics
International Political Analysis, readings text
Index cards to the American Political Experience
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2005-176/1 Book chapter drafts, lecture notes
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2005-176/2 Book chapter drafts, lecture notes



 

Stored offsite at CDL:

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2005-185/1 Practicing American Politics, Chapters 2-4
Chapter 2: Constitutional Practice
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with editor Jane E. Tufts, 1991-1993
Research articles: Sanford Levison, J.M. Balkin
Chapter 3: Practicing Federalism
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with editor Jane E. Tufts, 1991-1993
Chapter 4: Political Culture and Socialization
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with editor Jane E. Tufts, 1991-1993
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2005-185/2 Practicing American Politics, Chapters 4-7
Chapter 4: Political Culture and Socialization
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with Tom Gay, Worth Publishing, 1991-1994
Research article: M. Kent Jennings
Chapter 5: Public Opinion
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with Tom Gay, Worth Publishing, 1991-1994
Chapter 6: Political Participation
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with Jennifer E. Sutherland, Developmental Editor 1991-1994
Research articles: Eric Smith, Thomas R. Dye and Harmon Zeigler
Chapter 7: Political Parties
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with Jennifer E. Sutherland, Developmental Editor 1991-1994
Research article: Gerald M. Pomper
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2005-185/3 Practicing American Politics, Chapters 7-10
Chapter 7: Political Parties
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with Tom Gay, Worth Publishing 1991-1994
Charts, graphs, illustrations
Chapter 8: Interest Groups
Drafts, notes, clippings, 1991-1994
Research articles: Jane Mansbridge, Dan Clawson and Alan Neustadtl
Chapter 9: The Media
Drafts, notes, 1991-1994
Chapter 10: Campaigns and Elections
Drafts, notes, clippings, news transcripts, 1991-1994
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2005-185/4 Practicing American Politics, Chapters 11, 12, 14
Chapter 11: Congress
Drafts, 1994
Chapter 12: The Presidency
Drafts, notes, correspondence with Tom Gay, Worth Publishing 1994-1995
Chapter 14: The Courts and Legal System
Drafts, notes, clippings, correspondence with Jennifer Sutherland, Developmental Editor, 1994-1995
Research article: Melvin I. Urofsky
Prospectus, Practicing American Politics, 1991
Reviews, Practicing American Politics, 1991
Correspondence with Tom Gay, Worth Publishing, including reviews, 1992-1993
Correspondence with Tom Gay, Worth Publishing, including Publishing Agreement, 1991-1993
Nuclear Power Folder
Articles, newsletters, 1978-1980
Assorted clippings, articles, 1988-1989
New York Times, June 1989
Assorted clippings, articles, 1991-1992
James Allen Smith, "The Idea Brokers: Think Tanks and the Rise of the New Policy Elite," undated
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2016-228/1 Arms Control in International Politics
Arms Control in International Politics, page proofs, 1969
ACIP Pub. Materials, 1969
AC from Practice to Theory, manuscript, 1969
Notes, Ch. 1, 1969
Ms, Ch. 1, 1969
Ch. 2, draft, 1969
For Intro. to Ch.2: AC- D debate, 1969
Ms, Ch. 2, 1969
R Ch 2, Nature and Role of Armament, 1969
Interaction and Effect, 1969
R Ch. 3 Intl Pols. Materials, 1969
Ms, Ch. 3, 1969
Ch. 3 typescript, 1969
Ch. 3 typescript, corrected, 1969
Ch. 3 typescript, reviewer remarks, 1969
R Ch. 4 materials, 1969
Ms, Ch. 4, 1969
Ms, Ch. 5, 1969
Ms, Ch. 6, 1969
Ch. 6 (8), 1969
Ch. 6, R, Ms, 1969
Ch. 7, R. Ms, 1969
Ms, Ch. 7, 1969
Ms, Ch. 8, 1969
For Ch. 10, 1969
To be Included in Rev., 1969
Political Power: A Reader in Theory and Research
Power Reader, 1969
"Power as Explanation," 1969
Power lit, 1969
Readings, 1969
Power readings, 1969
Power book materials, 1969
Readings, including sample syllabi, 1969
Preface, including ms, readings, and notecards, 1969
Civilizations and World Politics: Toward a General Theory of Word Politics, David Wilkinson
Chapters 1-5
Chapters 6-13
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2016-228/2 The American Political Experience: Introduction to Government
ARTHUR (working title) Ms, 1973
General Learning Correspondence, 1973
General Learning American Govt: The Facts Reorganized (working title), 1973
Old Ms Understanding the American Political Experience (working title), 1973
Chapter 1: Politics in American Life
Chapter 2: The Changing Nature of American Politics
Chapter 4: The Democratization of the Republic
Chapter 5: The New Democracy
Chapter 7: The Bureaucratic Presidency
Chapter 8: The New Legal Domination
Chapter 9: The Cooptation of Congress
Chapter 10: The Problem of Participation
Chapter 12: The Prospects for the American Nation-State
The Prospects for the American Nation-State, handwritten notes
Understanding the American Political System (working title) Chapters 7, 2, 1 Drafts
Understanding the American Political Experience (working title)- Elliot's Comments
A Theory of Arms Control
Thesis Outline, 1964
Current Text, 1964
Ms, SHH edition, 1964
A Theory of Arms Control, edited typescript, 1964
Restraints, 1964
(1) Introduction: Arms Control as Theory, 1964
(8) Possible Objectives of Arms Control, 1964
(9) Possible Elements of Arms Control, 1964
(15) Maintaining: administration, 1964
Chapter 7/ Maintaining Arms Control, 1964
(16) Maintaining: verification, 1964
(17) Maintaining: control, 1964
(18) Maintaining: adjudication resolution, 1964
(19) Maintaining: ratification (staged) accession, 1964
(20) Maintaining: specification elaboration, 1964
(21) Maintaining: alteration, 1964
(22) Maintaining: extension termination, 1964
Chapter 9: Conclusion: Theory and Arms Control, 1964
(23) Conclusion: Arms Control as Theory and Practice, notes, 1964
Arms Control Notes- Unsorted (empty), 1964
On Arms Control Research, 1964
Purer Theory, 1964
Nature of Policy ARGTS, 1964
International Problems, 1964
Economics, 1964
Novelty (empty), 1964
Models (empty), 1964
State of the Lit (empty), 1964
Arms Control Measures, 1964
Reading Notes, handwritten notes, 1964
On Integration, reading notes
The Realist Paradigm and a Proposed Alternative: An Essay on the Role of Theoretical Assumptions in the Creation of Reality and Some Related Contentions, 1969
On the Purer Theory of Arms Control, paper, 1963
SLACM paper
Proposal for the Study of Limited Arms Control Measures, 1963
Limited Measures, handwritten notes
Possibles (empty)
Test Ban Paper, materials
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2016-228/3 Creating a New World Politics: From Conflict to Cooperation
1. Catastrophe, 1973
2. Great Debate, 1973
3. AFP Role, 1973
4. IR Creation, 1973
5. Process Role, 1973
6. Image Role, 1973
7. Our Images, 1973
8. Others' Images, 1973
9. Using Processes, 1973
10. Trends, 1973
11. Constructing, 1973
12. Conclusions, 1973
URI Request, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Notes, 1973
Simulation, 1973
The Difficulties of Forecasting Typescript, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Current Ms, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Current Ms Copy, 1973
Duplicate Ms, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Previous Ms, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Current Ms Copy 2, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Typescript, 1973
Edwards/ Toward a New World Politics (working title), draft with comments, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title), edited typescript, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Penultimate Ms, 1973
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Edit Typescript, 1971
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Edit Typescript (carbon copy), 1971
Toward a New World Politics (working title) Master Ms, 1973
American Foreign Policy in Question/ Duplicate and Old Ms
International Political Analysis
International Political Analysis Preview, 1969
Chapter 10: The Promise of Arms Control, 1969
Chapter 14: Prediction, 1969
International Political Analysis Typescript, 1969
International Political Analysis Draft, 1969
International Political Analysis Revision, 1969
Front Page Proofs, 1969
International Political Analysis: Readings
International Political Analysis: Readings, materials, 1970



 

Stored at SRH:

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2J23 International Political Analysis, preface, manuscript, 196-
The American Political Experience, draft index, 197-
The American Political Experience, galleys, 197-
The American Political Experience, notes and correspondence, 1977, 1988, undated
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2W28 Newspapers
We The People, Vol. 1, No. 2
Austin Sun, Vol. 1, No. 6, November 21, 1974
The Gar, Vol. 2, No. 2
The Gar, Vol. 2 No. 5
The Rag, Vol. 6 No. 2, October 18, 1971
The Rag, Vol. 7 No. 7, November 29, 1971
El Rag, Vol. 6 No. 20, April 3, 1972
El Rag, October 23, 1972
International Political Analysis: Readings- Book Artwork, June 4, 1970
Photograph, 1973?