Douglas Fitzgerald Dowd Papers,1947-2007.

Collection Number: 14-10-4252

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Douglas Fitzgerald Dowd papers, 1947-2007.
Collection Number:
14-10-4252
Creator:
Dowd, Douglas Fitzgerald,
Quantity:
4.4 cubic feet, 230 GB
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, newspapers, publications, legal documents, audio/visual recordings.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Materials relating to Dowd's career and writings. Includes correspondence, publications and articles by Dowd and others on various political economic topics, book drafts, book reviews written by Dowd and reviews by others of Dowd's books, materials relating to Dowd's activism some relating to anti-Vietnam war activities and other injustices, including copies of FBI and CIA files. CDs, video, and audio materials relating to Dowd's career. Also, items relating to Thorstein Veblen.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Political economist and activist. He taught at Cornell University and served as advisor to the Students for a Democratic Society. In the 1968 US presidential election he was one of the nominees for Vice President as a member of the Peace and Freedom Party.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Materials relating to Dowd's career and writings. Includes correspondence, publications and articles by Dowd and others on various political economic topics, book drafts, book reviews written by Dowd and reviews by others of Dowd's books, materials relating to Dowd's activism some relating to anti-Vietnam war activities and other injustices, including copies of FBI and CIA files. CDs, video, and audio materials relating to Dowd's career. Also, items relating to Thorstein Veblen. Also digital files containing documents, papers, articles, photographs, correspondence of Dowd's as well as audio and video of Dowd's talks and course material. Also copies of the content that appeared on dougdowd.org website managed by Michael Slaughter before it was shut down.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Dowd, Douglas Fitzgerald, 1919-
Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929.
Students for a Democratic Society.
Union for Radical Political Economics.

Subjects:
Capitalism.
Economics.
Economics
Political activists.
Socialism.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Douglas Fitzgerald Dowd papers, #14-10-4252. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Dowd testimony before Committee on Banking and Currency
1969-04-30
Box 1 Folder 2
Dowd data
1971-1977
Box 1 Folder 3
San Jose State University files
1975
Box 1 Folder 4
Misc.
1978, 2000, 2005
Box 1 Folder 5
Doug/Fred book
2006
Box 1 Folder 6
CIA file on Dowd, 1 of 2
1975-1976
Box 1 Folder 7
CIA file on Dowd, 2 of 2
1976
Box 1 Folder 8
FBI file on Dowd, 1 of 2
1965-1977
Box 1 Folder 9
FBI file on Dowd, 2 of 2
1968-1970
Box 1 Folder 10
Photos, photocopies
Undated
Box 1 Folder 11
Interview with Paul Sweezy
1986-11-19
Box 1 Folder 12
Ideas, "The Other Depression", parts I-IV, Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
1982
Box 1 Folder 13
Dowd CV
Undated
Box 1 Folder 14
Misc. articles not by Dowd
1969-2000
Box 1 Folder 15
Dowd Thesis
1948
Box 1 Folder 16
Doctrine Notes, etc.
Undated
Box 1 Folder 17
Correspondence
Undated
Box 1 Folder 18
Correspondence found grouped together
1947-1974, undated
Box 1 Folder 19
Correspondence
1949-1969
Box 1 Folder 20
Correspondence
1972-1980
Box 1 Folder 21
Correspondence
1998-2007
Box 1 Folder 22
Flyers
Undated
Box 1 Folder 23
Talks
2003, 2005
Box 1 Folder 24
Seattle conspiracy defense fund
1976
Box 1 Folder 25
East bay socialist school, winter term
1975
Box 1 Folder 26
Dowd statement regarding Labor and Justice Dept.
1969
Box 1 Folder 27
Berrigan items
1970-1971
Box 1 Folder 28
Book covers
Undated
Box 1 Folder 29
Lecture notes
1999
Box 1 Folder 30
Unsorted items
1970's-2000's
Box 1 Folder 31
Newspapers
1960's-1980's
Box 1 Folder 32
Newspapers
1965-2005
Box 2 Folder 1
Articles/publications by Dowd
1953-1959
Box 2 Folder 2
Articles/publications by Dowd
1961-1969
Box 2 Folder 3
Articles/publications by Dowd
1970-1972
Box 2 Folder 4
Articles/publications by Dowd
1973-1974
Box 2 Folder 5
Articles/publications by Dowd
1975-1979
Box 2 Folder 6
Articles/publications by Dowd
1980-1985
Box 2 Folder 7
Articles/publications by Dowd
1994, 1997
Box 2 Folder 8
Articles/publications by Dowd
2000-2006
Box 2 Folder 9
Articles/publications by Dowd
Undated
Includes items relating to Thorstein Veblen
Box 2 Folder 10
Book reviews for and by Dowd
1950's-1960's
Box 2 Folder 11
Book reviews for and by Dowd
19701970's
Box 2 Folder 12
Book reviews for and by Dowd
1980's-2000's
Box 3 Folder 1
Book draft: Chapter 1
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 2
Book draft: Chapter 2
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 3
Book draft: Chapter 3
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 4
Book draft: Chapter 4
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 5
Book draft: Chapter 5
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 6
Book draft: Chapter 6
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 7
Book draft: Chapter 7
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 8
Book draft: Appendix
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 9
Book draft: Epilogue/prologue
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 10
Unsorted book draft material, 1 of 3
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 11
Unsorted book draft material, 2 of 3
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 12
Unsorted book draft material, 3 of 3
Undated
Capitalism and its economics, a critical history
Box 3 Folder 13
Papers by Dowd
Undated
Box 3 Folder 14
Papers by Dowd
Undated
Box 3 Folder 15
Papers by Dowd
Undated
Box 4
VHS and cassette tapes, DVD's and CD's
Unknown date
Box 5
Dowd articles in publications
1966-2001