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Preliminary Guide to the Roland Dennis Hussey Collection
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Description
Files acquired with Roland D. Hussey's book collection; includes research and analysis reports from the Office of Strategic Services during WWII.
Background
Roland Dennis Hussey (1887-1959) was born in Massachusetts, received his M.A. in history from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in history from UCLA. He was a longtime faculty member of the History Department at UCLA, ca. 1930-1954. His field was Latin American history. During World War II and the postwar years of 1942-1947, Hussey served the U.S. Department of State as Assistant Chief of the Office of American Republic Affairs, and as Divisional Chief of the Office of Intelligence. He was author of works such as The Caracas Company, 1728-1784 (1934) and co-editor/translator of the Documents on Inter-American Cooperation: 1810-1948, 2 vols. (1955). Hussey also was director for many years of the program to produce the multi-volume Handbook of Latin-American Studies, and was editor of and frequent contributor to the Hispanic-American Historical Review.
Extent
.2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
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