John W. Dyckman Papers, 1959-1987

Collection Number: 4382

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
John W. Dyckman Papers, 1959-1987
Collection Number:
4382
Creator:
John W. Dyckman
Quantity:
5.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, manuscripts, project files, and documents
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, biographical materials, course outlines, project files, notes, drafts, lectures, articles, reports, and other writings relating to John W. Dyckman's professional activities.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning; Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Regional Development and Planning, Lille, France.
John W. Dyckman received a B.A. from Chicago Teachers College in 1944, and holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. He began working in the planning field in Chicago. During the 1950s he served as consultant to the American Council to Improve Neighborhoods, the New York City Planning Dept. for Capital Improvement Planning, and the National Park Service. From 1961 to 1963 he was Chief of the Urban and Regional Economic Development section of Arthur D. Little company in San Francisco. Beginning in 1965, he worked extensively in the U.S. and overseas, serving as Field Director of the American-Yugoslav Project in Ljubljana, in Israel, Italy, Colombia, Panama, and Egypt. Beginning in 1975 he was a consultant to the Region of Ile de France (Paris), and worked on a number of domestic planning projects as well. He taught a number of American university courses, eventually becoming the James Irvine Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Southern California. He was a member of the Los Angeles Chapter of Lambda Alpha.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence; biographical materials; course outlines; project files; notes, drafts, lectures, articles, reports, and other writings relating to John W. Dyckman's professional activities.
Correspondence and papers relating to the work of John Dyckman and Allan Blackman relating to a project of the Center for Planning and Development Research at the University of California at Berkeley sponsored by the United States Public Health Service to survey "scientific knowledge about the interaction of human behavior with metropolitan environments," and a conference on "The Role of Science in Environmental Planning," held on May 24-27, 1966, sponsored by the USPHS, Berkeley, and the American Institute of Planners.
Part of Lambda Alpha Archives.
Part of Regional Science Archives.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Dyckman, John W.
Lambda Alpha International. Los Angeles Chapter.

Subjects:
City planning.
Regional science.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
John W. Dyckman Papers, #4382. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Biographical Information
Box 1 Folder 2
Miscellaneous Professional Papers
Box 1 Folder 3
Travel
Box 1 Folder 4
Course Outlines, Bibliographies
Box 1 Folder 5
Correspondence
1981-1983
re: general activities
Box 1 Folder 6
Governor?s Advisory Commission on Housing Problems
1962
Draft
Box 1 Folder 7
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara
Nov. 16, 1963
Talk by JWD
Box 1 Folder 8
Governor?s Advisory Commission on Housing Problems
1962
Draft
Box 1 Folder 9
State Planning
1965
Box 1 Folder 10
"Altshuler & Logue: Cautionary Tales for Planners"
1967, 1982
(Review ? Journal), American Institute of Planners (AIP)
Box 1 Folder 11
"Social Planning in an American Democracy"
1968
(AIP Conference)
Box 1 Folder 12
American-Yugoslav Project
1971
Draft
Box 1 Folder 13
American-Yugoslav Report
1977
Box 1 Folder 14
Vietnam Project
1972
Box 1 Folder 15
Center for Comparative Urbanism
1972
Box 1 Folder 16
"Evaluation des Objectifs et Strategies del la Planification et de la Region Parisienne?"
1976
Box 1 Folder 17
Bahrain
1978
Box 1 Folder 18
Italy
ca. 1979-1980
Box 1 Folder 19
1st Congreso Internacional
1980
de Planeacion de Grandes Cuidades
Box 1 Folder 20
Notes and Reports
1981
(Congreso Internacional de Planeacion de Grandes Ciudades)
Box 1 Folder 21
Egypt
1980-1981
Box 1 Folder 22
Delta Partnership
1980-1981
Box 1 Folder 23
Ad Hoc Group on Urban Problems
1980-1982
Box 1 Folder 24
Ad Hoc Group on Urban Problems (2)
1980-1982
Box 1 Folder 25
Ad Hoc group on Urban Problems (3)
1982
Box 1 Folder 26
Task Force on Coordination of State/Regional Planning in Maryland; Other Projects
1980-1983
Box 1 Folder 27
Panama Project - Memos
1981
Box 1 Folder 28
Mexico
1981
Box 1 Folder 29
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
1982
Box 1 Folder 30
Metro Center Activities
1981-1982
Box 1 Folder 31
Public Policy Program, Metro Center
1981
Box 1 Folder 32
Public Policy Program
1982
Box 1 Folder 33
Task Force on Economic Development
1982
Box 1 Folder 34
France
1981-1982
Box 1 Folder 35
Nord/Pas de Calais
1982-1983
Box 1 Folder 36
Johns Hopkins Center
1983-1985
Box 1 Folder 37
Lille
1983-1985
Box 1 Folder 38
"Planning in an Unprepared Environment" - Bahrain
1983
Box 2 Folder 1
Review Articles
Box 2 Folder 2
Collaborative Efforts
Box 2 Folder 3
Articles
Box 2 Folder 4
Articles A-1
Box 2 Folder 5
Articles A-1 (2)
Box 2 Folder 6
Articles A-1 (3)
Box 2 Folder 7
Articles J-Z (1)
Box 2 Folder 8
Articles J-Z (2)
Box 2 Folder 9
Articles J-Z (3)
Box 2 Folder 10
Manuscripts, Miscellaneous
(Incomplete)
Box 2 Folder 11
Technology - AIP
Writings & Speeches by JWD
Box 2 Folder 12
Miscellaneous Writings
Box 2 Folder 13
Miscellaneous Writings and Papers
Box 2 Folder 14
Policy Analysis and Planning:
Transdisciplinary Concepts and Approaches
Box 2 Folder 15
"Introduction to Readings in the Theory of Planning"
1959
Box 2 Folder 16
"Economic Aspects of the Vietnam War"
1970
Box 2 Folder 17
"An Evaluation of the Columbian Urban Sector Loan"
1976
Box 2 Folder 18
"Successes and Failures in Regional Development Programs: A Comparative Prospective"
1978
Box 2 Folder 19
"Employment Implications of Changing Economic Structure in the U.S."
ca. 1980
Research Proposal
Box 2 Folder 20
"Notes on the 10th International Fellows Conference"
1980
Box 2 Folder 21
The Two Cultures of Planning
1983
Draft
Box 2 Folder 22
Lecture Series Drafts
Box 2 Folder 23
Drafts and Writings
Box 2 Folder 24
Drafts, Notes and Writings
Box 2 Folder 25
Notes
Box 2 Folder 26
Notes on Urban Regional Reorganization
Box 2 Folder 27-30
Notes
Box 2 Folder 31
Annotated Hearings - Subcommittee on Science, Research and Development
1970
Box 2 Folder 32
Notebooks
Box 2 Folder 33
Notebooks
Box 3
"Public Administration Review" (PAR), Volume No. 3
May/June, 1971
Box 3
Metropolis in Crisis
1971
Edited by J.K. Hadden, L. H. Masotti, C.J. Larson. Second edition.
Box 3
"Spatial Policies for Regional Development: A Demonstration Study of the Ljubljana Region"
Jan. 1970
Technical Report, Numbers 4, 6, 7, 11, 12 (Part I), 12, (Part II).
Box 3
"Information Needs of the New Planning System,"
Nov. 1970
Report of Joint Local Authority. S.D.D. and M.H.L.G. Study Team. Draft.
Box 3
"Structure of Influence in Local Communities," by Janez Jerovsek
1969
Research Reports.
Box 3
"International Planning Workshop"
1969
Proceedings and selected papers from the Urbanistic Institute of SR Slovenia.
Box 3
"Toward a Methodology for Regional Planning:
1968
the Proposal and Evaluation of Alternative Patterns of Spatial Organization for the Ljubljana Urban Region." Volume 1, Description and Program.
Box 3
"Cities, Their Origin, Growth and Human Impact,"
Readings from Scientific American .
Box 3
Guest Editor?s Introduction:
Sept. 1969
"The Practical Uses of Planning Theory," by John W. Dyckman. Reprinted from Journal of the American Institute of Planners.
Box 3
"Water and Choice in the Colorado Basin:
1968
An Example of Alternatives in Water Management." A Report by the Committee on Water of the National Research Council. Publication No. 1689.
Box 3
Advanced Study Program: The Urban Policy Conference Program
Oct. 1968
The American City Seminar in Association with A Consortium of Colleges and the City of Memphis.
Box 3
"Status of the Inquiry Into Bay Area Regional Organization,"
August 1968
A Research Progress Report to the Technical Advisory Committee of the Joint Committee on Bay Area Regional Organization.
Box 3
Annotated article from Daedalus
Summer 1966
Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Box 3
?Tradition and Change," in Daedalus
Summer 1966
Box 3
"Cities," in Scientific American
Sept. 1965
Box 3
Community Facilities: Social Values and Goals in Planning For Education, Health, and Recreation
Sept. 1965
One typescript manuscript.
Box 3
?The Future Metropolis," in Daedalus
Winter 1961
Box 3
Readings in Planning and Decision Theory
Edited by Douglass B. Lee, Jr. Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkeley.
Box 4
"International Professional Exchange: The Implications of the American-Yugoslav Project"
Jan. 1977
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Metropolitan Planning and Research.
Box 4
"Transfer of U.S. Planning Technologies,"
April 1973
J.W.D., University of California at Berkeley. The Peter B. Andrews Memorial Lecture.
Box 4
"The Administration and Provision of Urban Services in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Ljubljana, Yugoslavia:
April 1975
A Report of the Grand Rapids-Ljubljana Comparative Urban Study."
Box 4
"Evaluation Des Objectifs et Strategies de la Planification et de L?Amenagerent de la Region Parisienne, avec une Reference Particuliere au Schema Directeur de la Region,"
JWD and S. Cohen.
Box 4
"L?Amenagement et le Secteur des Services dans la Region Parisienne,"
Nov. 1973
Stephen Cohen and JWD.
Box 4
"Conservation of Energy in Transportation Round Table,"
March 1974
Washington, D.C., A Scientific American Conference.
Box 4
"International Collaboration in Planning Research: Summary Report of the Ljubljana Region Demonstration Study,"
April 1972
American-Yugoslav Project in Regional and Urban Planning Studies.
Box 4
"Thu Thiem Peninsula Development Plan,"
Sept. 1972
Agency for International Development Contract (AID).
Box 4
Monthly Report No. 2, Thu Thiem Peninsula Development, Saigon, Vietnam
Dec. 1971
Agency for International Development (AID).
Box 4
"Proposal to the Department of Interior for the Analysis of the Restoration of Historic Buildings in Terms of Energy, Labor and Urban Historical District Revitalization,"
August 1977
by Urban Design Disciplines, Inc., Kaplan/McLaughlin and the Energy Group.
Box 4
"Proposal and Qualifications for Planning Services for the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency."
Oct. 1977
South Lake Tahoe, California.
Box 4
Report of the International Ministers? Colloquium on National Strategies for Urban Policy
Sept. 1980
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and The Johns Hopkins University.
Box 4
"Planning the Planning Process: A Case Study."
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Metropolitan Planning and Research.
Box 4
A Summary Report of the Tenth International Fellows Conference: ?The Changing Metropolitan Economy of the Eighties."
Fall 1980
Johns Hopkins Center for Metropolitan Planning and Research.
Box 4
"Decentralization: A Framework for Policy Analysis," by S. Cohen, JWD, E. Schoenberger and C.R. Downs
Feb. 1981
Project on Managing Decentralization performed between the University of California at Berkeley and the U.S. Agency for International Development (AID).
Box 4
"Primer Congreso Internacional de Planeacion de Grandes Cuidades. Resumen y Conclusiones,"
June 1981
Departamento del Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Box 4
"Seminar Discussion of Committee on Urban Public Economics,"
March 1985
reported by John Aiken.
Box 4
First Annual Report, Centre European Johns Hopkins for Regional Planning and Research, Nord-Pas De Calais
March 1985
The Center for Metropolitan Planning and Research at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.
Box 4
La Propuesta para El Estudio de la Viabilidad del Desarrollo de un Mayor Centro de Recreo en Nicaragua, para El Gobierno de Nicaragua, el Ministerio de Ceonomia, Industria, y Comercio,
ca. 1972
Preparado par The Tourplan Partnership.
Box 4
Citation:
April 1964
Election of JWD to membership in Lambda Alpha Honorary Professional Land Economics Fraternity.
Box 5 tr-9914
Cassette tape, "ACSP, Chicago, Prof. John W. Dyckman, Oct. 1982"
1982
Box 5
The Metropolis in Transition, edited by ervin Y. Galantay
1987
Box 5
The 1964 Jennings Scholar Lectures, Sponsored By the Martha Holden Jennigns Foundation
1965
Box 5
Strategic Perspectives on Planning Practice, Barry Checkoway
1986
Box 5
Confidential papers of John W. Dyckman PH.D.
1983-1987
Box 6 Folder 1
Daedalus
Summer 1966
Box 6 Folder 2
Articles, papers
1964-1966
Box 6 Folder 3
Articles, papers
1967-1968n.d.
Box 6 Folder 4
Bibliography
Spring 1965
Box 6 Folder 5
book chapter
1962
Box 6 Folder 6
Reprint series
1966
Box 7 Folder 1
Correspondence
1966-1967
Box 7 Folder 2
Interview
5/25/66
Box 7 Folder 3
Interview
5/26/66
Box 7 Folder 4
Interview
5/27/66
Box 7 Folder 5
Environment and Behavior
August 1969
Box 7 Folder 6
Report on conference on Planning and Managing the Residential Environment Cincinnati I
4/18-19/1969
Box 7 Folder 7
Report on conference on Planning and Managing the Residential Environment Cincinnati II
4/18-19/1969
Box 7 Folder 8
Final Draft of Paper for AIP-USPHS Project
1/1966
Box 7 Folder 9
An Environmental Approach to Human Stress and Well-being, Carson and Driver
1969
Box 7 Folder 10
How Should we measure Economic benefits from Public Health services? Linnenberg Epidemiologic Considerations of the Health of Urban Communities. Stallones, Commentary on Papers Prepared for the Epidemiological Center for Planning and Development research. Stallones,
1963,1966
Box 7 Folder 11
Richad Meier paper and editorial correspondence
1967
Box 7 Folder 12
Environmental Planning Hufschmidt; The application of scientific data to planning theory, deGroot; Comments on "The Pattern of Streets", by Christopher Alexander, Carson; Black Culture and the planning of a pluralist environment, Berger
1966
Box 7 Folder 13
Mathematical models of the urban environment, fiering: unidentified paper, A parsonian theory of traffic accidents, Stinchcombe; Policies for urban settlement intended to minimize losses from conflict and violence, Meier
1966,1967
Box 7 Folder 14
Correspondence and misc. conference materials
Box 7 Folder 15
Fear and the House-as-haven in the Lower Class, Rainwater: Allen Blackmen Correspondence re conference papers
1966
Box 7 Folder 16
Allen Blackman memos to J.W.D. re Conference papers