Frederick T. Bent Papers,[ca. 1947]-1987.

Collection Number: 26-2-2343

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Frederick T. Bent papers, [ca. 1947]-1987.
Collection Number:
26-2-2343
Creator:
Frederick T. Bent, 1921-1987.
Quantity:
2.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Papers, outlines, class notes, correspondence, articles, speeches, reports.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The majority of Bent's papers consist of outlines, class notes, and class lists relating to courses he taught in politics, international relations, administrative law, management, agricultural and economic development.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of public administration.
Frederick T. Bent graduated from Ohio State University in 1943, and received his M.A. in 1947 and Ph.D. in 1954 from the University of Chicago. He studied political science and minored in industrial relations. His teaching positions include: assistant and later associate professor, American University of Beirut (1951-55), where he helped establish the school's first public administration program; assistant professor of political science, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (1955-1956) and University of Pennsylvania (1956-1958); associate professor of public administration, Cornell University Graduate School of Management (1958-1987). Between 1962 and 1965, he taught at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. Bent was a consultant to several Middle Eastern governments and universities, and worked with the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Ford Foundation. He advised the government of Bahrain on public administration in 1973 and was director of The American University of Beirut's School of Management from 1978 to 1981. He was also active in local politics in Ithaca and Lansing, New York, seving as chairman of the Liberal Party of Tompkins County and the Tompkins County Social Planning Council.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The majority of Bent's papers consist of outlines, class notes, and class lists relating to courses he taught in politics, international relations, administrative law, management, agricultural and economic development, and other subjects at Cornell in the 1970s and 1980s; correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Graduate School of Management; drafts of Bent's writings, including articles and THE TURKISH HIGHER CIVIC SERVICE; speeches on terrorism, Lebanon, and U.S./Middle East policies; correspondence, reports, and other materials concerning Bent's interest in the American University of Beirut, Kuwait University, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, Lebanon, and Bahrain; notes on Ithaca, New York, government; and materials on his consulting work.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Bent, Frederick T., 1921-1987.
American University of Beirut.
Cornell University. Graduate School of Management.
Jåami°at al-Kuwayt.
Orta Doægu Teknik èUniversitesi (Ankara, Turkey)

Titles:
The Turkish higher civil service.

Subjects:
Developing countries--Middle East.
Industrial management.
International relations.
Political science--Study and teaching.
Terrorism--Middle East.
College teachers.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Politics and government.
Lebanon--Politics and government.
Middle East--Economic conditions.
Middle East--Foreign relations.
Middle East--Politics and government.
Middle East--Study and teaching.
Turkey--Politics and government.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Frederick T. Bent papers, #26-2-2343. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Introduction to Comparative International Management, NBA 585
1985
Box 1 Folder 2
International and Comparative Management, NBA, Spring
1986
Box 1 Folder 3
International and Comparative Management, NBA 585 (China's Economy)
1982
Box 1 Folder 4
International and Comparative Management, NCE 508 (Middle East Management)
1983
Box 1 Folder 5
Management in Israel, The Arab Nations, and the LCD's: A Bibliography
Box 1 Folder 6
International and Comparative Management, NCE 508, Spring
1983
Box 1 Folder 7
International and Comparative Management, NBA 585. Outline, Class Role and Objectives. Spring
1985
Box 1 Folder 8
International and Comparative Management, NBA 585. Japanese Management. Class lists fron Spring Term, Student Comments, Reserve Reading Lists
1985
Box 1 Folder 9
National Journal Citations
191980's
Box 1 Folder 10
Public Administration Colloquium (NPA 518). Schedule of Speakers/Names, etc.
1982
Box 1 Folder 11
Introduction to Public Administration Colloquium (NPA 519)
1982-1984
Box 1 Folder 12
Municipal Trade Unions for NPA 518
Nov. 1982
Box 1 Folder 13
New York City Budget for NPA 518
1982
Box 1 Folder 14
New Federalism - Stuart Butler of the Heritage Foundation
1982
Box 1 Folder 15
National Urban Coalition, Social Impact of President Reagen's Urban Policy for NPA 519
1982
Box 1 Folder 16
International Government Relations for NPA 518
1982
Box 1 Folder 17
Dr. E.S. Savas, Assistant Secretary for Policy and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development
1981-1982
Box 1 Folder 18
Public Affairs Colloquium, NBA 518
1981-1982
Box 1 Folder 19
Administrative Law and Management, NPA 513, Class Roll and Course Material
1976-1977
Box 1 Folder 20
Control Data Corporation (City Venture Corporation) NPA 518
1982
Box 1 Folder 21
Administrative Law and Management, Items for NPA 573
1976
Box 1 Folder 22
Administrative Law and Management, NPA 513. Adminstrative Process, Delegation
1977
Box 1 Folder 23
Administrative Law and Management, NPA 513. Institutional Decisions
1975
Box 1 Folder 24
Administrative Law and Management, NPA 513. Institutional Decisions
1965
Box 1 Folder 25
Administrative Law and Management, NPA 513. Informational Procedures, Reviewability
Box 1 Folder 26
The Conduct of Public Affairs I (NPP 500), Exemption Exam
Fall 1976
Box 1 Folder 27
Seminar in Public Systems (NPA 512), Introduction Analysis
Box 1 Folder 28
Seminars in Public Systems, NPA 512
1982
Box 1 Folder 29
American Red Cross - NPA 512 (Class Report)
1983
Box 1 Folder 30
City Government Projects, NPA 512
1983
Box 1 Folder 31
Challenge Industries, NPA 512
191983
Box 1 Folder 32
Ithaca Festival Project for NPA 512 (Public Systems Analysis)
Box 1 Folder 33
George Junior Republic proposed study for NPA 512
Box 1 Folder 34
Tompkins County Services Reports, NPA 512
Box 1 Folder 35
Ithaca City School District Projects for NPA 512
Box 1 Folder 36
Administration of Agriculture and Rural Development, NCE 514
Box 1 Folder 37
Environment for International Buisness: The Middle East, Course Enrollment, Outline, NBA 583
Box 1 Folder 38
Economic Environment, Political Stability: The Middle East, NBA 583
Box 1 Folder 39
An Introduction to Saudi Arabia; Doing Buisness in Saudi Arabia, NBA 583
Box 1 Folder 40
Contemporary Policies and Economic Environment of Egypt, CAU
July 1985
Box 1 Folder 41
Politics and Development in the Arabian Gulf, NCE 506 (outline)
Fall 1983
Box 1 Folder 42
Politics and Development in the Arabian Gulf, NCE 506. Outlines, Class Lists
Spring 1982
Box 1 Folder 43
L'Ecole Centrale (Paris)
1984
Box 1 Folder 44
Adam Benado, Robert Friedman, Mohammad Ilyas, Bassam Camadan (graduate students)
1982-1985
Box 1 Folder 45
AACBS Workshop for Internationalizing the Buisness School Curriculum, NYC
1985
Box 1 Folder 46
AACBS - American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Buisness Symposium on "How Buisness Deals with Washington"
1985
Box 1 Folder 47
Buisness School Internships
1984
Box 1 Folder 48
Institute of International Education
1984-1985
Box 1 Folder 49
Guest Lecturer, Dr. Massoud Ahari of Iran
1985
Box 1 Folder 50
The Turkish Higher Civil Service, by Frederick T. Bent (Chapter I)
Box 1 Folder 51
The Turkish Higher Civil Service, by Frederick T. Bent (Chapter II)
Box 1 Folder 52
The Turkish Higher Civil Service, by Frederick T. Bent (Chapter III)
Box 1 Folder 53
The Turkish Higher Civil Service, by Frederick T. Bent (Chapter IV)
Box 1 Folder 54
The Turkish Higher Civil Service, by Frederick T. Bent (Chapter V)
Box 1 Folder 55
The Turkish Higher Civil Service, by Frederick T. Bent (Chapter VI, VII, VIII)
Box 1 Folder 56
The Turkish Higher Civil Service, by Frederick T. Bent (Chapter IX)
Box 1 Folder 57
Mutinational Firms and Developing Economy: The Experience of Educador
Box 1 Folder 58
Rejected Article: "Foreign Service and Foreign Aid: Conflict or Cooperation?"
1962
Box 1 Folder 59
Columbia Journal of World Buisness
1975
Box 2 Folder 1
Letters to Officals at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
May 1966-July 1966
Box 2 Folder 2
C.U. Middle East Technical University Research Project: The Turkish Public Service
1966
Box 2 Folder 3
Public Administration Review
June 1970-Dec. 1970
Box 2 Folder 4
Outline of a Book to be Edited by James. A. Socnat. (Including list of potential contributors)
1976
Box 2 Folder 5
Professor Bent's Consulting
1977
Box 2 Folder 6
Agency for International Development; F.T.B.'s Assignment in Beirut, Lebanon
1977-1978
Box 2 Folder 7
Blue Ribbon Panel for City of Ithaca's Charter and Code Examinations
June 1982-Aug. 1983
Box 2 Folder 8
Blue Ribbon Panel - City of Ithaca
Sept. 1983-Oct. 1983
Box 2 Folder 9
Blue Ribbon Panel - City of Ithaca
Nov. 1983-Dec. 1983
Box 2 Folder 10
Public Management Program
1980-1982
Box 2 Folder 11
Kuwait University
1982
Box 2 Folder 12
Canadian Studies in the U.S.
1983
Box 2 Folder 13
Graduate School of Management Dean's Memos
1981, 1984-1985
Box 2 Folder 14
Letters and Memos re James A. Purdy
1984-1985
Box 2 Folder 15
Armed Conflict and Society Course
Fall 1985
Box 2 Folder 16
Speeches on Terrorism
Fall 1986
Box 2 Folder 17
Speech - "Dead End: USA/Middle East Policies - Some Solutions"
Apr. 15, 1982
Box 2 Folder 18
Cornell Radio Program
Aug. 5, 1982
Box 2 Folder 19
BPA Alumni Talk
Apr. 1976
Box 2 Folder 20
BPA Talk: "Working in the Lebanon/Gulf Area"
Nov. 1981, May 1982
Box 3 Folder 1
Bahrain-Ford Foundation
1973
Box 3 Folder 2
Bahrain Planning Document
1974-1981
Box 3 Folder 3
Bahrain Planning Document
Box 3 Folder 4
Bahrain Customs
1977
Box 3 Folder 5
Bahrain Customs Project
June 1977-July 1977
Box 3 Folder 6
Management Training in Bahrain
Box 3 Folder 7
Bahrain - Notes
Box 3 Folder 8
Bahrain - Notes
Box 3 Folder 9
Bahrain - Notes
Box 3 Folder 10
Bahrain - Transport, Communications, Traffic
Box 3 Folder 11
Bahrain - Report on Planning for Social Development, by Walter James
1975
Box 3 Folder 12
Inventory and Assessment of Employement-orientated Human Resources Development Programs in the Gulf Area, by James A. Socknat
1975
Box 3 Folder 13
American University of Beirut: (GPDA 311) Introduction to the Development Administration held at the Graduate Program in Development Administration
1971-1972
Box 3 Folder 14
American University of Beirut: (GPDA 316) Implementation of National Plans held at the Graduate Program in Development Administration
1971-1972
Box 3 Folder 15
To the Arab World for the International Executive Service Corps by Deane W. Malott. Part I
Box 3 Folder 16
To the Arab World for the International Executive Service Corps by Deane W. Malott. Part II