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  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Heartland Institute collection
    Date (inclusive): 1984-2006
    Collection Number: 2014C12
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 210 manuscript boxes, 13 card file boxes, 1 oversize box (93.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Serial issues, newsletters, bulletins, reports and other printed matter, issued by free market and anti-regulatory organizations, relating to environmental and economic public policy issues in the United States. Collected by the Heartland Institute.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Heartland Institute (Chicago, Ill.)


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Heartland Institute collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2013.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Founded in Chicago in 1984, the Heartland Institute is a national "nonprofit research organization dedicated to finding and promoting ideas that empower people, with a mission to discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems." Heartland sends monthly public policy newspapers addressing the major domestic public policy issues to every national and state elected official in the U.S. plus 8,400 county and local officials and thousands of civic and business leaders. It also produces books, policy studies, and booklets. Approximately 235 academics and professional economists participate in its peer-review process, and more than 160 elected officials serve on its Legislative Forum.
    Source: Heartland Institute website: http://heartland.org/about. Accessed 12/18/2013.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collected by the Heartland Institute's library, the collection of libertarian public policy publications consists of serial issues, newsletters, bulletins, annual reports, magazines, and other documentation produced by a wide-array of American think tanks, free market, and anti-regulatory organizations, both national and local, relating to environmental and economic public policy issues in the United States.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Environmental policy--United States.
    Free enterprise.
    United States--Economic policy.