Guide to the Papers of Arthur M. Cox, circa 1947 - 1990Manuscript MS-1139

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Series 1, Professional Life, 1949-1990s

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Box: 1, Dates: circa 1980-1990

Contains newspaper clippings, scholarly journals, correspondence, pamphlets, flyers, paperback books on the subject of US-Soviet Relations in the nuclear age, including "Whence The Threat To Peace" published by Military Publishing House (1987), "Nuclear Age Peace Foundation" Bulletins, "Arms Control Today" Bulletins, "Fourth Freedom Forum" Bulletin, "Geonomics" Bulletins and government documents.

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Box: 2, Dates: circa 1967-1990

Contains professional correspondence related to his work on the Committee of US-Russian relations, his book Myths of National Security and the lectures he gave on the subject; newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, phone lists; correspondence between Arthur Cox and Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Henry Kissinger regarding his study with the Brookings Institution as well as his book on US-Vietnam relations; pamphlets, bulletins, flyers and conference material and "Surviving Together - A Journal of Soviet-American Relations" Spring 1989.

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Box: 3, Dates: circa 1970

Contains typescript chapters with editor's notes and correspondence for Cox's book "Russian Roulette"; small portfolio with drawings from The New York Reviews of Books; documents related to the research and publication of his book "The Dynamics of Détente - How to End the Arms Race" published in 1976 including correspondence and book reviews; official documents relating to Cox's testimony before the Foreign Operations and Government Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations August, 1974 as well as other people's testimonies on the subject of classifying and declassifying National Security Information Bill (H.R. 12004 Freedom of Information Act); information on the Ellsberg v. US lawsuit (1973), including legal documents.

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Box: 4, Dates: circa 1970-1980

Newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, reports, speeches, government documents, pamphlets, flyers, bulletins, booklets, proposals and correspondence relating to Cox's work on the Freedom of Information Act and his publications.

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Box: 5, Dates: 1947-1992

Contains copies of Cox's books "The Myths of National Security - The Perils of Secret Government"(1975), "La Roulette Russe" (French, 1982), "The Dynamic of Détente" (1976), "Russian Roulette - The Superpower Game" (1982), as well as the newspaper "For a Lasting Peace for a People's Democracy Bucharest, Organ of the Information Bureau of the communist and Workers' Parties," October 26, 1951; the booklet "Documents and Materials"report by Mikhail Gorbachev at the 19th All Union Conference of the CPSU; newspaper clippings and reports on the The Pilot Precinct Project; memos, correspondence and notes related to his position as executive director of the Hillcrest Children's Center; an academic paper entitled "Can We Stop The Russian," written by Cox in April 1948; "Report on The Seminar of Problems of United States Foreign Policy" by the Brookings Institution held at Dartmouth College Aug. 18-30, 1947; and other documents including correspondence, bulletins, reports and memos related to U.S. Foreign Policy (1948); conference material for a seminar sponsored by the Geonomics Institute (1991, 1992); Ogilvy & Mather follow-up Report for the American Committee on US-Soviet Relations June 23, 1988; newspaper clippings and other documents on Georgi Arbatov, Kremlin's America Expert (1978-1990); documents related to the U.S.-USSR Coexistence Project (1986-1987).

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Box: 6, Dates: circa 1980

Contains briefing book On the ABM treaty and related issues (1986); documents related to The Exchange Initiative meeting, November 20, 1985 including correspondence from Betty Ford with the Russian ambassador Dobrynin; German Magazine "Stern" Nov.24, 1983 with newspaper reference to the forged Hitler Diaries scandal; reports, academic papers, newspaper clippings of a variety of Soviet American cooperation and exchange initiatives(1985); copies of The New York Review of Books and The New York Times Magazine; handbook of Organizations involved in Soviet American Relations (June 1983); report "The Nuclear Dilemma - A Search for Christian Understanding"; documents related to a lecture tour of England in Oct./Nov. 1981; and other material related to the subject matter of US-Soviet relations in the 1980's.

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Box: 7, Dates: circa 1970-1980

Contains statement of Admiral Noel Gaylor before the Joint Economic Committee entitled "Consequences of Nuclear War," dated July 11, 1984 and documents, including newspaper clippings and proposals, related to this event; newspapers, newspaper clippings, journals, journal clippings, correspondence, reports, pamphlets on Presidential Directive 59 (1980), NATO in the 1970's and American Committee on East-West Accord (1980's); Briefing Materials: American Specialist On The Soviet Union (1985), The Soviet American Exchange Program (1980's); copies of "The New Yorker," and "The Defense Monitor,""Proposal for Slide-Tape/Video:Computer Reliability and Nuclear War" (October 1985); newspaper clippings, reports, academic papers and correspondence on the C.I.A (1970's); 3x5 index cards with names of contacts.

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Box: 8, Dates: circa 1969-1980

Contains U-Matic videotape ABC-CU "Apocalypse" (1981); binder with "The Nuclear War Fun Book" by Victor Langer and Walter Thomas; media transcripts of TV interview with Mikhail Milshtein, Dr. Trofimienko, Georgi Arbatov about JFK (1980's); "Vietnam after the War: Peacekeeping and Rehabilitation" by H. Filed Haviland Jr. et.al. (1968), "United Nations Training and Research Institute" Brookings Staff Paper by Arthur M. Cox et.al. (1964); newspaper clippings, journals, bulletins, pamphlets, correspondence, handwritten notes, academic papers on "Deterrence," "U.S. Nuclear Targeting Doctrine," NATO Missiles, START Talks, defense spending, Andropov transition, military use of space, and accidental first strike.

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Box: 9, Dates: circa 1970

Contains typescript copy of "Dynamics of Détente," with authors note; typescript chapters of "Russian Roulette"; academic paper/report "Intelligence and Covert Operations: Changing Doctrine and Practice"; additional research papers by a variety of authors (could be student papers); affidavit of Richard Grunewald and William G. Florence regarding security indoctrination (1972); typescript copy of "Myth of National Security"; edited publishers copy of book "The Dynamics of Détente" and material related to its publications; correspondence on ACDA (U.S. Arms and Disarmament Agency).

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Box: 10, Dates: 1967-1977

Contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, journals, reports, notes and academic papers on Soviet Backfire Bomber, SALT, President Carter's pre-election views (1976-1977), Committee on The Present Danger, Euro-Strategic Weapons, Soviet Negotiating Positions, Coalition for a Democratic Majority and Vietnam Interviews 1967; typescript chapters of "Russian Roulette," including chapter written by Georgi Arbatov; booklet "Carnegie Endowment For International Peace," and personal letters from his son Anthony (1973).

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