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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert A. Divine Papers, 1954-1995



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Divine, Robert A.
Title: Divine, Robert A., papers
Dates: 1954-1995
Abstract: The Robert A. Divine Papers contain class and instructional materials, correspondence, notes, and research materials from 1954 to 1995 related to Dr. Divine's work as a professor of history at the University of Texas.
Accession No.: 96-133; 96-345
OCLC No.: 70260528
Extent: 30 ft., 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Robert A. Divine joined the faculty of the University of Texas in 1954 as a professor of history. He served as Chairman of the Department of History and the Committee on International Studies, and a member of the interim committee that helped with the organization of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University. In addition, he served as president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations and authored eleven books. He retired in 1996.

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Scope and Contents

The Robert A. Divine Papers contain class and instructional materials, correspondence, notes, and research materials from 1954 to 1995 related to Dr. Divine's work as a professor of history at the University of Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Unrestricted access to material listed in this inventory. An additional four boxes remain closed to researchers until a later date. Contact repository for further information.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Divine, Robert A. -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Department of History.
Subjects
College teachers -- Texas -- Archives.
History teachers -- Texas -- Archives.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also the UT History Department Records.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert A. Divine Papers, 1954-1995, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff, December 1996.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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96-133/4 (04991213) Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR):
Correspondence, constitution and by-laws, 1967-1971
Council, 1971
Newsletter, 1992
Diplomatic history, 1979-1995
Vice President, 1975
President, 1976
Bibliography project, 1976-1979
Council meeting agendas, 1976
Board of Editors and journal, 1976-1977
Colombus trip, 1976
Journal, 1973, 1975
Articles for Diplomatic History, 1978
Correspondence and notes, 1977-1978
Search Committee for editor of Diplomatic History, 1978
State Department, Foreign Relations Advisory Committee, 1973-1977
Faculty Senate Research Committee, 1987-1988
Viet Nam Conference, 1987-1988
Robert A. Divine and Edwin Barber correspondence concerning Walt LaFeber's book, 1986-1989
Notes concerning LaFeber text
Orlando Sentinel op-ed, Michael Murphy, October 1988
Correspondence with and concerning Lloyd Garner, 1989
Raymond Garthoff, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1988
Adam Daniel, Joseph Little, and Alexandra Holt essay correspondence, 1988-1989
Korean War volume entries, 1987-1990
Normandy Program, 1989-1990
Piper Committee, 1982-1988
General correspondence, 1968-1970
Organization of American Historians (OAH) session on space policy in the 1950s, 1994-1995
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96-133/5 (04986064) Excellence Fund, 1968-1969
Thorne review, 1985-1986
Dorsey Press, 1986-1987
Jonathan Brown, Mexican-U. S. Project, 1984-1987
Research trip to Georgia and Tennessee, 1984
Presidential Studies Group, 1988-1989
William Livingston, LBJ Ph.D. Program, 1966, 1969, 1986
Committee on Large Auditoria, 1970-1985, 1993
Louisiana Tech consultant, 1988-1989
James Vick, 1991
Eisenhower World Affairs Institute, 1988
Future trip file, 1991-1992
Carol Hatfield Franklin D. Roosevelt article, Discovery, 1994
OAH Nominating Board, 1972-1974
New series, Pelican Books, 1968-1972
Master's candidates, 1974-1975, 1981-1983, 1990-1991
Teaching and course files:
History 315K, 1956-1957
box
96-133/6 (04986075) History 315L, 1958-1960, 1962, 1979-1989, 1991-1993:
Tests and outlines
Reconstruction
Railroads and the West
The politicians
The Industrial Revolution
Response to industrialism
Farmers and the populist crusade
War and empire
The Progressive Era
Republicans and progressive reform
Wilson and the new freedom
The imperial years
Road to war, 1914-1917
Great crusade and after
1920s - decade of transition
The Great Depression
The New Deal
Coming of World War II
World War II
The Cold War begins
Introduction
The Cold War at home
Cold War at its heights
To the great society
The Vietnam War
The 1970s
The Reagan-Bush era
History 316K, 1958, 1961-1962
History 316L, 1956-1957, 1960-1962
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96-133/7 (04986086) History 333L, 1964-1969, 1971-1974, 1977-1981, 1984-1986, 1988, 1990-1992:
Introduction
Colonial background
French alliance
Entanglement in European diplomacy
Losing the peace to England
Struggle for the Old Southwest
Compromise with England
Ending the French alliance
The Louisiana Purchase
Freedom of the seas
War of 1812
The Peace of Ghent
Florida and Transcontinental Treaty
Adams and Monroe Doctrine
Shirtsleeve diplomacy
Manifest destiny and Oregon
California and Mexican Wars
Diplomacy of the 1850s
America and East Asia
Diplomacy of the Civil War
Postwar diplomacy
History 333M, 1964
History 333M, 1965-1970, 1973-1974, 1976, 1978-1984, 1987-1992
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96-133/8 (04986133) History 333M, 1993:
Introduction
New manifest destiny
The war with Spain
Imperialism in Asia
Theodore Roosevelt and Asia
Roosevelt and Caribbean
Imperialism in Latin America
U. S. and World War, 1914-1915
American entry into World War I
Treaty of Versailles
Diplomacy of 1920s
Soviet American relations, 1917-1933
Growing rivalry with Japan, 1914-1938
From neutrality to undeclared war, 1940-1941
American neutrality and European aggression
Pearl Harbor
Diplomacy of World War II
Search for peace, 1945
Cold War in Europe
The Cold War in Asia
Eisenhower and the Cold War
Kennedy and the Cold War
Vietnam
History 350L, 1973-1975, 1978-1979, 1981-1982
History 350L.2, 1969, 1971
History 389, readings
History 389, 1963, 1968-1969, 1973-1976
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96-133/9 (04991723) History 389, 1978, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988-1993
History 389.4, readings
History 389.4, 1966-1967, 1970
History 389.5, 1964-1965, 1967
History 392, 1963-1966, 1970-1975, 1977, 1979, 1981-1982
box
96-133/10 (04986122) History 392, 1984-1985, 1988-1989, 1991
History 392, readings
History 392.2, 1967-1968, 1970
History 392.3, 1971
History 392.4, 1966-1967, 1969
History 615a, lectures #1-40, 1954-1955
Course on Normandy and origins of World War II
History 615b, 1954-1956:
Complete files, tests and exams
Make-up exams and spaces
Assignments
America's emergence as a world power, selected readings
Course instructor surveys, 1970
Dean's Advisory Committee, 1972-1973, 1980
Correspondence, 1964-1967
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96-133/12 (04986155)
Foreign relations file, 1978
Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1977
Senior thesis, 1979-1980
Exeter visit, 1981
Tape on Eisenhower and World War II, Michael Glazier, Inc., 1978-1982
Leuchtenburg lecture, 1980-1981
Speaking engagements, 1982-1983
Kevin Farris, History 350L, fall 1982
University of New Mexico Press, 1981-1982
Foreign Relations series, 1978-1979
Committee on Slick Professorship, 1972-1981
International Studies, 1975-1978
Lewis Perry, Journal of American History, 1978-1980
University Research Institute (URI), 1979-1982
Eisenhower College, 1981
Hagerty diary, 1977, 1981
U. S./U. S. S. R. symposium correspondence, 1985-1986
History of Texas Methodism, 1983-1984
Historical symposium, University of Texas at Austin, 1985
Latin America, Caribbean Task Force, 1983-1984
Discovery articles at Lyndon Baines Johnson Library, 1983-1984
Correspondence with James Carroll of MacMillan Publishing concerning Armin Rappaport, 1972
SHAFR, 1977-1987
American Committee on the History of the Second World War, 1972-1982
Soviet American relations, 1985
Pan-American Lower Rio Grande Valley History Project, 1982-1985
"Teaching History: Essay on Historian and Nuclear Arms Race," 1982-1984
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) article, 1986
Institutional self-study, 1987
History symposium, 1987
Excellence Fund Committee, 1967
Student Teaching report, 1967
Slick Committee, 1981-1987
American National Biography, Harold Talbott, 1991
Kathryn Court, Penguin Books, 1969, 1981-1983
Plan II seminar, 1986
Kennedy document, 1989-1993
Texas A&M, 1988
Dallas Community College, TV history course, 1990-1991
Friar Fellowship, 1986
URI application, 1983-1985
Harvard Editorial Group, 1991
Arthur Hamann, 1991
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96-133/13 (04992216) Nuclear Fallout manuscript:
Notes, chapters 1-11
Chapters 1-11
Beyond the Water's Edge: Foreign Policy and Presidential Elections, 1940-1960:
Preface, chapters 1-13
Office files:
Latin American Search Subcommittee, 1968-1969
Graduate Studies Committee minutes, general information, 1963-1967
Committee on Clara Driscoll Scholarship, 1966
Student and Admissions Problems Committee, 1966
American Studies file, 1965-1966
American Studies Committee, 1966
Faculty Council Subcommittee, 1967
Budget and Personnel Committee, 1964
Committee on Atlantic Studies, 1964
Committee on Ranking of Professors, 1965
Faculty-Student Cabinet, 1965
Dean's Committee on Degrees and Courses, 1963-1968
Library Committee, 1965
Council on International and Area Programs, 1965-1966
Committee on Marshall Scholarships, 1966
Committee on the Historian and Federal Government (AHA), 1967-1968
Huston-Tillotson Committee, 1965-1967
Correspondence, undergraduate students, 1967-1968
Bill Goetzmann, 1968
History Department, general information, 1968-1970
Budget Council, minutes and meetings, 1965-1970
Teaching evaluation, 1967-1968
Graduate Council, 1968-1969
Graduate Research Funds Committee, Livingston, 1968
Education seminar, lower division history courses, Umstattd, 1968
Graduate School Committee, Sarosdy, 1968
Registration advising materials, 1968
Council on Religion and International Affairs (CRIA), Savannah trip, 1968
Prairie View A&M lecture, 1969
Wesley Foundation, Executive and Personnel Committee, 1968-1971
box
96-133/14 (04991701) Arts and Sciences Committee, 1965
Graduate Assembly Committee, 1965-1967
Departmental Budget Council minutes, 1963-1965
Graduate School affairs, 1963-1965
Graduate programs, 1965
International Studies, 1963, 1968-1970
International Studies students, 1968-1969
University information, general, 1963-1965
The Reporter articles, 1960
General correspondence, 1969-1970
History Department, general, 1970-1971
Webb Symposium Committee, 1971
History Budget Council, 1970-1972
Committee on International Programs and Studies, 1971-1972
Advisees, arts and sciences, 1970-1971
History Graduate Studies Committee, 1970-1972
Committee on International Studies, correspondence, 1955-1956
Ernest Gilman, 1968-1969
Abilene Christian College History Conference, March 1969
Academic Center, Jester Committee, 1970
Departmental business, 1963-1965
Correspondence files:
URI
URI Review Committee, 1973-1974
URI typing grant, 1972-1973
ROTC Committee, 1973-1974
NEH, summer stipend panel, 1972-1978
Letters of recommendation, 1973-1974
Piper Professor Selection Committee, 1972
Committee on Search Committees, 1979
Washington trip, 1975
Professor Van Everen, AHA session, 1972-1974
American History Field Committee, 1972-1973
AHA Council, 1973-1974
Departmental business, 1983-1987
Department affairs, 1977-1983
box
96-133/15 (04991563) Departmental affairs, 1987-1994
History Graduate Program, 1972-1976
History Department, general, 1971-1977
History Budget Council, 1972-1974
General correspondence, 1972-1984
box
96-133/16 (04996053) General correspondence, 1985-1994
Recommendations, 1988-1989, 1993-1994
Undergraduate honors thesis, 1987-1988, 1990-1992
Commencement files:
ROTC, 1981-1983
Flawn file, 1981-1984
College ceremonies, 1981-1982
Committee files, 1981-1982
Commencement letters, 1982
Baccalaureate, 1982
Honors Day, 1982
Main file, 1983
Commencement, Honors Day, 1983
Centennial Convocation, September 15, 1983
Colleges, 1982-1984
May 19, 1984
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96-133/17 (04991712) August and October commencement ceremony inquiries, 1983-1984
Main file, 1984
Baccalaureate, 1984
Honors Day, 1984
Commencement speaker selection for 1985, 1984
Main file, 1985
May 1985
Main file, 1986
May 1986
December recognition ceremonies, 1986
December graduation, 1986
Main file, 1987
December 1987
Commencement file, 1987-1988
May 1988
December 1988
Commencement file, 1988-1989
December 1989
Commencement file, 1989-1990
May 1990
Stadium commencement, 1990
Publication files:
Addison-Wesley:
1966-1975
Book permissions, 1967-1968, 1977
Atheneum Publishers, "Second Chance" project, 1966-1980
Dorsey Press, 1967-1974
Franklin Watts, 1973-1981
Harper and Row, John Garraty, Arthur H. Vandenberg project, 1971-1975
Harvard University Press, 1971-1973
Knopf, David Folmer, 1984
Little, Brown, and Company:
John Garraty, Readings in 20th Century U. S. History, 1966-1968
Permissions file, 1967
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96-133/18 (04986111) Pelican:
Civil War, 1967-1973
Colonial, 1968-1975
Early national, 1968-1978
Gilded Age, 1967, 1974
Progressive, 1967-1979
Recent diplomatic, 1968-1981
Recent domestic, 1967-1979
Twenties and Thirties, 1967-1972
Penguin:
Chris Dolley, 1969-1972
Advisor, Sue Zuckerman, 1975-1976
Richard Seaver, 1978-1980
Joanne Dolinar, 1970-1975
Noble-Carroll project, 1974-1978
JFK and LBJ, 1969-1977
Praeger, Bill Weatherby, 1969-1970
Quadrangle Books, Ivan Dee, 1964-1974
Ronald Press, text, 1964
Scribners, Ted Wilson, Kennedy project, 1972-1973
John Wiley and Sons:
"Critical Episodes in American Politics":
Wayne Anderson, 1973-1977
R. Hal Williams, 1974-1977
Gould, progressive, 1974-1977
Allswang, New Deal, 1974-1977
Seligmann, 1790s, 1974-1975
Holt, 1850s, 1974-1977
Mantell, Reconstruction, 1974-1977
Ross, Cold War, 1974-1977
Lora, 1960s, 1975-1979
"America and the World" series, 1974-1980
"America and the World" series, 20th Century Anglo-America, Theodore Wilson, 1967-1976
Carl Beers, 1969-1974
Carl Beers, Williams manuscript, 1971
Wayne Anderson, 1973-1981
Katie Vignery, 1981-1984
Civil War volume, David Crook, 1966-1975
New series:
China, Warren Cohen, 1967-1979
Japan, Charles Neu, 1967-1977
Cuba, Lester Langley, 1967-1977
France, Marvin Zahniser, 1967-1976
18th-19th century Britain, Charles Campbell, 1967-1976
Germany, Manfred Jonas, 1967-1974
Mexico, Karl Schmitt, 1967-1978
Arab World, Robert Stookey and Carlm Leiden, 1969-1974
Robin Winks, Canadian-American relations, 1967
Wiley series:
American Revolution, Richard Van Alstyne, 1963-1971
War of 1812, Patrick C. T. White, 1963-1969
Mexican War, William Goetzmann, 1972
Spanish American War, H. Wayne Morgan, 1963-1973
World War I, Daniel Smith, 1963-1971
American entry into World War II, Robert Divine, 1963-1964, 1972, 1975
World War II, Gaddis Smith, 1963-1970
The Cold War, Walter LeFeber, 1966-1975
Cold War, Timothy McDonald, 1963-1965
William Gum, 1963-1967
Diplomatic history series, 1963-1967
Yale University Press, 1965-1971
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96-133/19 (04986144) Research files:
Shaw lecturers, 1967-1968
Causes, consequences of World War II, extra articles
Eisenhower and Sputnik, Gerard McCauley, 1986-1992
Permissions correspondence on Beyond the Water's Edge, 1973
Black leaders (Barbara Jordan, Mickey Leeland), Alton Hornsby, 1988-1993
Cheryl Malone, library orders on Eisenhower and foreign policy, 1991-1993
Government policies, declassification, 1979-1980
Professor Helge O. Pharo, 1985-1986
Francis Lowenheim, 1969-1972
Foreign Policy and Presidential Elections:
Summer trip and new book correspondence, 1969
Fall trip and new book correspondence, 1969-1971
Correspondence concerning manuscript, 1969-1971
Research trip, Memphis, 1969
Memphis trip, 1966
Editors, Journal of American History, 1965-1968
Athan Theoharis, 1967
David Van Tassel, 1965
Swarthmore-Washington trip, 1976
AHA-Ad-Hoc Committee on Foreign Relations, 1970
Correspondence concerning "Cold War and the Election of 1948," 1970-1972
Southern Historical Association meeting, Houston, Texas, 1971
I. F. Stone, 1969-1971
Richard Barnet, 1971-1974
Ralph Lapp, 1969-1970, 1974
Ronald Steel, 1969-1978
Journal of American History, revision of "Foreign Relations" volume, 1972
Since 1945, correspondence, 1972
Since 1945, chapter 8 revision, epilogue, bibliography
Nuclear test ban research:
Test ban, 20 years later, 1976-1978
Test ban study, Eisenhower Library and other correspondence, 1975-1976
Grant requests, 1975-1978
History 333L, 1975
History 333M, 1971-1972
Book manuscripts:
Since 1945: Politics and Diplomacy in Recent American History
Blowing on the Wind, preface and essay sources
Blowing on the Wind
FDR: The President as Diplomat, section 1-4, 1968
American Entry into World War II, chapter I-II
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96-133/20 (04986097) American Entry into World War II, chapter III-VI
Nuclear Fallout, preface, notes, chapter I-XI
Second Chance, chapter I-XII, bibliography
NEH summer seminar, 1978:
Proposal
File
Budget
Frank Burdick
Richard Busacca
John Crevelli
Kenneth Macdonald Jones
Steven Lawson
Margaret Rose Palmer
Justus Paul
William Sato
Michael Schuyler
Jerold Simmons
William Snyder
Joseph Collier
Washington trip
NEH summer seminar, 1980:
File
Proposal
Queries
Election of 1980
Correspondence, Robert Divine
Ron Carden
Leo Hindsley
John Hughes
John Kelley
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96-133/21 (04986166) Richard Kezirian
Anthony Knopp
John Lee
Henry Martin Louis
Ben Moskowitz
Nora Ramirez
Bradley Rice
Arthur Rubenstein
Cold War seminar
NEH summer seminar, 1982:
Proposal
Request letters
Pre-session, must be done
William Brigman
Jerald Combs
Robert Eells
David Horowitz
Wayne Stone Knight
Hugh Lovin
Sean Murray
Jeanne Pryor
Charles Ritter
Clayton Steinman
Johnathan Webster
Bernard Weinstein
NEH summer seminar, 1984:
General
Applications
Proposal
Model letters and checklist
Presidents
Bobby Griswold
Jose Gutierrez
Robert Hecht
Bernard Klass
Warren Mackey
Carolyn Pickering
John Plumlee
Herbert Steeper
Thomas Steiner
Stephen Sylvester
Roger Tate
box
96-133/22 (04991541) "Cold War as History," NEH seminar proposal, 1986
"Nuclear Arms Race," NEH seminar proposal, 1990
NEH seminar schedules
Commencement:
Centennial Committee, 1982-1983
December commencement, 1990
Commencement Committee, 1990-1991
Commencement, fall 1991
Commencement Committee, 1991-1992
Commencement Committee, 1992-1993
box
96-345/1 (05087899) Lecture notes and class materials:
History 333L, 1956-1957
History 333M, 1959-1963
Old Vietnam notes
Soviet American relations
International Studies Seminar
U. S. Diplomacy, 1870's - 1940's
Bibliography, American History (Lathrop)
Since 1945 (draft)
box
96-345/2 (05086717) Eisenhower and the Cold War (drafts and notes)
Lecture notes and class materials:
History 315L
History 392, 1961-1966
History 389
box
96-345/3 (05086692) Since 1945 (revised draft)
America in Crisis (revisions)
Lecture notes and class materials:
History 615B
History 315L, 1960
Correspondence:
American Immigration Policy
Neutrality research
Joseph C. Green
George F. Scheer
Applications for grants, 1957-1958
Book reviews:
The Illusion of Neutrality
American Foreign Policy
Royalty reports
Cuban Missile Crisis (draft)
Permission letters
United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corporation, et al.
Internationalists, letters and materials
American Heritage Publishing Co.
Photocopy file
Reviews, Second Chance
box
96-345/4 (05087913) Cold War book
Causes and Consequences of WWII
Correspondence with publishers, etc.
The Education of John F. Kennedy (draft)
Immigration articles
Application for leave, University of Texas Research Institute
Book reviews, 1985-1991
Article on Cold War and 1948 election (draft)
Talks and lectures
box
96-345/5 (05087902) Talks and lectures
Articles
box
96-345/6 (05087902) Manuscripts:
Eisenhower and Sputnik
The Reluctant and Belligerent
LBJ, volumes 1 and 3
The United Nations Association of the U.S.A.
LBJ TV project
box
96-345/7 (05086706) America Past and Present, 3rd and 4th editions

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