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Box: 1-2.

Personal File, 1974-2002.

Scope and Content Note

So designated by Robert L. Bartley. Includes biographical data and photographs
Box: 1.

General, including biographical data

 

Christmas cards

 

Correspondence concerning disposition of RLB papers

 

Financial records

Box: 2.

Mementos

 

Photographs

 

Printed articles about RLB

Box: 3-5.

Appointment Books,1976-2003

Box: 3.

1976

 

1979-1988

Box: 4.

1989-1996

Box: 5.

1997-1999

 

2001-2003

Box: 5.

Notebook, undated

Box: 5-12.

Speeches and Writings, 1971-2003.

Scope and Content Note

Notes, drafts, typescripts, printed copies, correspondence, and research material. Some folders include extraneous material
Box: 5.

"The Limits of the Press Corps in a Political/Technical Debate" (with Jude Wanniski), Conference on Expert Advice and Democratic Choice, Racine, Wisconsin, 1974 April 4-6

 

Speech, Council on Foreign Relations meeting on South Africa, New York City, 1986 December 4

 

Speech, Forum Club, Houston, Texas, 1986 December 11

 

"Business Ethics and the Ethics Business," commencement address, Babson College, Babson Park, Massachusetts, 1987 May 16

 

The Great Crash of '29 and the Great Correction of '87 Compared panel discussion, Allied Social Science Association annual meeting, New York City, 1988 December 28

Box: 6.

"Progress and Pessimism: Why Is Gloom Chic amid Peace and Prosperity?" speech, Town Hall luncheon, Los Angeles, California, 1989 August 16

 

"Time to Shake our Hypochondria," Wall Street Journal, 1990 January 2

 

The Wealth of Nations: 1990 Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1990 June 26-30

 

"The Great International Growth Slowdown," Wall Street Journal, 1990 July 10

 

Speech, Hudson Valley Forum, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1990 October 4

 

Speech, Pumpkin Papers Irregulars dinner, Washington, D.C., 1990 October 31

 

Bilderberg meetings, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1991 June 3-6

 

The Seven Fat Years: And How to Do It Again, 1992

 

Working materials, including drafts, outlines, correspondence and research material

Box: 7.

Working materials (contd.)

Box: 8.

Working materials (contd.)

 

Publicity materials

Box: 9.

Reviews

Box: 10.

Paperback edition.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of introduction, epilogue and index, and other working materials
Box: 11.

Senate Republican Conference weekend, Wilmington, Delaware, 1993 April 24-25

 

"Reviving the U.S. Economy: A Blueprint," speech, Venture Investing 1993 Conference, San Francisco, California, 1993 June 22

 

"The Case for Optimism: The West Should Believe in Itself," Foreign Affairs, 1993 September-October

 

Speech on 1994 election results, unknown occasion, 1994

 

"A Time for Moralism," commencement address, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, 1995 May 20

 

"The Press and Elections, Issues and Scandals," Minow lecture, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1996 November 11

 

"Capitalism's Uncertain Trumpet," speech, Mont Pèlerin Society meeting, Washington, D.C., 1998 September 1

 

"The Future of Economic Freedom," lecture, Heritage Foundation regional meeting, Dearborn, Michigan, 2000 October 16

Box: 12.

"Thirty Years of Progress, Mostly," speech, Forum Club, Houston, Texas, 2002 September 25

 

Speech, occasion and exact date unknown, San Jose, California, 2002

 

"Backward on Understanding Profit," Charles Wolf lecture, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 2003 April 15

 

Speech on Iraq War, Rotary Club, place and exact date unknown, 2003

 

"The Beginning of the Journey" (re Clarence Barron), undated

 

Assorted articles in Wall Street Journal, various dates (1971-2002)

 

Assorted speeches, various dates (1981-1996)

Box: 13-17.

Wall Street Journal File, 1928-2003

Scope and Content Note

Internal correspondence and memoranda, and printed articles from and about the Wall Street Journal
Box: 13-14.

Internal memoranda and correspondence

Box: 15.

Printed editorials and articles from the Wall Street Journal, mostly unsigned, including some by RLB

 

1928-1989

Box: 16.

1990-1994

Box: 17.

1995-2003

 

Indexes to Wall Street Journal articles

 

Printed articles about the Wall Street Journal from other publications

Box: 18-24.

Correspondence, Chronological, 1970-2003

Box: 18.

1970s, miscellaneous

 

1978.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters of congratulation upon promotion to editor of the Wall Street Journal
Box: 19.

1978 (contd.)

 

1979

 

1980.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters of congratulation on Pulitzer Prize
Box: 20.

1980 (contd.)

 

1982

Box: 21.

1983

 

1985

 

1987-1988

Box: 22.

1989

 

1992

Box: 23.

1993-1995

Box: 24.

1997-1998

 

2000s, miscellaneous

Box: 25-61.

Correspondence, Alphabetical, circa 1970-2003

Box: 25.

A-B

Box: 26.

B (contd.)

Box: 27.

B (contd.)

 

C

Box: 28.

C (contd.)

Box: 29.

C (contd.)

 

D

Box: 30.

D (contd.)

Box: 31.

D (contd.)

 

E

Box: 32.

E (contd.)

 

F

Box: 33.

F (contd.)

Box: 34.

G

Box: 35.

G (contd.)

 

H

Box: 36.

H (contd.)

 

I

Box: 37.

J-K

Box: 38.

K (contd.)

Box: 39.

L

Box: 40-43.

M

Box: 44.

N-O

Box: 45.

O (contd.)

 

P

Box: 46.

P (contd.)

Box: 47.

P (contd.)

 

Q

Box: 48-50.

R

Box: 51-55.

S

Box: 56.

T

Box: 57.

T (contd.)

 

U-V

Box: 58-60.

W

Box: 61.

Y-Z

Box: 62-143.

Subject File, 1950-2003.

Scope and Content Note

Printed articles and other writings by RLB arranged topically; correspondence; printed matter and other research material by others. In a few cases entry is under name of author or correspondent rather than topic. Some folders include extraneous material
Box: 62.

Accounting

 

Affirmative action

 

Ahlstrom, T. Robinson

 

American Bar Association

 

American Heritage Magazine

 

American Spectator

 

Amiel, Barbara

 

Andersen (Arthur) Company

Box: 63.

Annie Get Your Gun (Musical)

 

Arabs

 

Armenians

 

Arms control.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on missiles, lasers, nuclear strategy, and Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
Box: 64.

Arms control (contd.)

Box: 65.

Arms control (contd.)

 

Ashcroft, Michael

 

Asia

 

Asiaweek

 

Balance of payments

 

Balkans and Caucasus

Box: 66.

Banca Nazionale del Lavoro

 

Bancroft family

 

Banfield, Edward C.

 

Bank of Credit and Commerce International.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Robert Altman, Clark Clifford and Ghaith Pharaon
Box: 67-68.

Bank of Credit and Commerce International (contd.)

Box: 69.

Bank of Credit and Commerce International (contd.)

 

Banking and bank regulation.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material by Robert Clarke
 

Barone, Michael

 

Barr Laboratories

 

Barron's Magazine

 

Bartley Institute (Proposed)

 

Bickel, Alexander M.

Box: 70.

Biological and chemical warfare

 

General.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Sverdlovsk anthrax outbreak
Box: 71-74.

Yellow Rain controversy (Southeast Asia)

Box: 75.

Anthrax attack, 2001.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material re Steven Hatfill
 

Black Mischief controversy

 

Blumenthal, Sidney

Box: 76.

Bork, Robert H.

 

Bosnia.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material by Albert Wohlstetter
 

Brady, Nicholas F.

 

Breast implants

 

Bretton Woods Agreement

 

Brock, Horace W.

 

Brown, Ron

 

Bruce-Briggs, B.

 

Bubbles (Finance)

Box: 77.

Buckley, William F., Jr., and National Review.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on antisemitism
 

Budget.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on poverty programs
 

Burchett, Wilfred

 

Bush, George W.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on religion, drunk driving, 2000 election campaign, and Bush Doctrine
Box: 78.

Business cycles

 

Businessmen in the dock

 

Busing

 

CNBC (Television station)

 

Cambodia.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Ben Kiernan
 

Campaign finance

 

Capcom Financial Services

Box: 79.

Capital formation

 

Capital gains

 

Capitalism

 

Casey, Paula J.

 

Center for Individual Rights

 

Central America

 

Chamberlain, John

 

Character assassination

Box: 80.

Charts and statistics (Economics)

 

Child abuse allegations.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Wenatchee case
 

China.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on intellectual property rights theft
 

Churchill School

Box: 81.

Civil rights

 

Clark, Steve

 

Clash of civilizations thesis

 

Clinger, William

 

Clinton, Bill, and Clinton administration.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on 1992 and 1996 election campaigns, and Clinton administration personnel and economic policy
 

Clinton, Hillary

Box: 82.

Clinton administration scandals

 

General.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on drugs, foreign influence, pardons, violence, White House staff, and impeachment
Box: 83-84.

Foster, Vincent-Suicide

Box: 85.

Sex scandals.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Gennifer Flowers, Paula Jones, Dick Morris, and Sally Perdue
 

Whitewater and other financial scandals.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on the Whitewater Development Company, Beverly Enterprises, blind trusts, commodities trading, Dan Lasater, James McDougal, Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan Association, Dennis Patrick, Rose Law Firm, tax returns, Tyson Foods, and David Watkins
Box: 86-89.

Whitewater and other financial scandals (contd.)

Box: 90.

Cloning

 

Communications Workers of America vs. Beck

 

Conservatives

 

Conspiracies

 

Coolidge, Calvin

 

Corporate control and governance

Box: 91.

Corporate scandals

 

Corporate taxes

 

Counterculture

 

Creative destruction

 

Credit demands

 

Crime

 

Crovitz, L. Gordon

 

Cultural crisis

 

Curran, Paul J.

Box: 92.

Currency exchange rates

 

Daiwa Bank

 

Dalton, John H.

 

D'Amato, Alfonse

 

Dartmouth College

 

Daugherty, Harry M.

 

Deadline Club

 

Deficits and debt

 

Deflation

Box: 93.

Democratic Party

 

Depressions

 

Derian, Patricia M.

 

Diana, Princess

 

Dinkins, David N.

 

Disgorgement (Finance)

 

Disinformation.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Libya
 

Ditchley Foundation

 

Dole, Bob, and Hollywood

 

Dow Jones Averages

 

Drew Investment Research and Management

 

Drexel Burnham Lambert Group

Box: 94.

Drug pricing

 

Economy-General.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on energy
Box: 95.

Economy-General (contd.)

Box: 96.

Economy-General (contd.)

 

Elections.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on 1968, 1992 and 1996 elections
Box: 97.

Elections (contd.)

 

Elitism

 

Energy.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Carter administration policy
 

Enron Corporation

Box: 98.

Entrepreneurs

 

Environment

 

Epstein, Jason

 

Espionage

 

Establishment

 

Euro

 

Europe

 

Evans, Joseph E.

 

Exercise

 

Faludi, Susan

 

Falvey, Jack

 

Family values

Box: 99.

Far Eastern Economic Review

 

Federal Reserve System

 

Feldstein, Martin

 

Ferraro, Geraldine

Box: 100.

Filibuster

 

Financial Times

 

Flag burning

 

Flaps (Controversies)

 

Forbearance (Finance)

 

Foreign policy

 

Frank, Barney

 

Franklin Savings Association

 

Freeh, Louis

 

Gergen, David

 

Germany

 

Gingrich, Newt

 

Giuliani, Rudolph

Box: 101.

Gold

 

Goodwin, Frank

 

Gore, Albert, and Viktor Chernomyrdin

Box: 102.

Gould, Jay

 

Gross, Daniel

 

Growth and democracy

 

Guatemala

 

Haiti

 

Harriman family

 

Haynsworth, Clement

Box: 103.

Health care

 

Helprin, Mark

 

Heymann, Philip B.

 

Hill, Anita, and Clarence Thomas

 

Holocaust and Holocaust Museum

Box: 104.

Homosexuality

 

Hong Kong

 

Hubbell, Webster

 

Hunt, Al

 

Hustler Magazine

 

Hutchison, Kay Bailey, and Ronnie Earle

 

Ickes, Harold

 

Immigration

 

Income distribution

Box: 105.

Income distribution (contd.)

 

Independent counsels

 

Index of Economic Freedom

 

Insider trading

 

Inslaw, Inc.

Box: 106.

Internal Revenue Service

 

International Criminal Court

 

International Herald-Tribune

 

Intriago, Charles A.

 

Investment

 

Iowa State University

 

Iran-contra affair

 

Iraq and Iraq War

Box: 107.

Iraq and Iraq War (contd.)

Box: 108.

Iraq and Iraq War (contd.)

 

Israel.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on right of return
 

Japan.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Shintaro Ishihara
Box: 109.

Jeffrey, Christina

 

Jereski, Laura

 

Journalism.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on journalists' politics
 

Junk bonds

 

Justice Department

 

Kaiser Permanente-Mental health coverage

 

Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays and Handler (Law firm)

 

Kennedy, Edward M.-Chappaquiddick incident

Box: 110.

Kennedy, John F.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Judith Exner and Vietnam policy
 

Kilgore, Bernard

 

Kinsley, Michael

 

Kissinger, Henry

 

Korea, North

 

Kosovo

 

Kuttner, Robert

 

Lake, Anthony

 

Lawson, Nigel

 

League of Nations

 

Lee, Wen Ho

 

Left rhetoric

 

Leveraged takeovers

 

Levy, Paul

Box: 111.

Lipsky, Seth

 

Long-term capital

 

Loral Space Systems

 

McCarthyism

 

McDonough, William J.

 

McGovern, George

 

Maddison, Angus

 

Malaysia

 

Maltby, Barbara

 

Media

 

Medicare.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan
Box: 112.

Medicine and medical issues

 

Mexico

Box: 113.

Mexico (contd.)

Box: 114.

Mexico (contd.)

 

Mikva, Abner

 

Milken, Michael

Box: 115.

Millennium (2000)

 

Money and monetary policy

 

Moynihan, Daniel P.

 

Mundell, Robert A.

Box: 116.

Mundell, Robert A. (contd.)

 

Murray, Charles

 

National Conference of Editorial Writers

 

National Rifle Association.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on George W. Bush
 

National security.

Scope and Content Note

Directive by Harry S. Truman
 

New era (Post 9-11)

Box: 117.

New York (State)

 

New York City

 

New York Times

 

New York University.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on its science program
 

Nineteen sixties

Box: 118.

Nixon, Richard M.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on civil rights policy, San Clemente residence, and presidential finances
Box: 119.

Nobel Prizes

 

Non-lethal weapons

 

Oil.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on the 1973 embargo and the Hubbert curve
 

Oklahoma City bombing

 

Olayan, Suliman S.

 

Olympic games

Box: 120.

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on tax havens
 

Ossuary (Purported biblical archeological artifact)

 

Outward Bound program

 

Palestine Liberation Organization

 

Paramount Communications

 

Pataki, George

 

Pearl Harbor attack

 

Pearson, Hugh

 

People for the American Way

 

Pepper and Salt (Cartoon)

Box: 121.

Perjury

 

Perot, Ross.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on economic program
 

Points of Light Initiative

 

Politics-General

 

Pollard, Jonathan

 

Postal Service

 

Powell, Colin

 

Poynter, Nelson

 

Pre-Reagan era

 

Presidents, great and small

Box: 122.

Press.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on objectivity
 

Prisons

 

Pritchett, Kevin

Box: 123.

Productivity

 

The Progressive

 

Prudential Insurance Company-Robert Fiske lawsuit

 

Puerto Rico

 

Pulitzer Prizes

 

Purchasing power parity.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material by Ronald I. McKinnon
Box: 124.

Quayle, Dan

 

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act

 

Reagan, Ronald

 

Recall elections

 

Regulation Q (Federal Reserve System)

 

Religion

 

Reno, Janet

 

Rent control

Box: 125.

Republican Contract with America

 

Rescorla, Rick, and 9/11

 

Rich, Marc

 

Ridge, Tom

 

Right to petition

 

Roach, Stephen S.

 

Roberts, Paul Craig

 

Robertson, Pat

 

Rostenkowski, Daniel

 

Rule of law

 

Rumsfeld, Donald

 

Russia and Soviet Union.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Marxism, Russian empire, and Russian Mafia
Box: 126.

Russia and Soviet Union (contd.)

 

Rwanda

 

Ryan, Jack

 

Santorum, Rick

 

Saudi Arabia

 

Savings and loan association crisis

 

Scandals, Miscellaneous

 

Scientology.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Keith Henson
Box: 127.

Scientology (contd.)

 

Secular humanism

 

Securities fraud prosecutions.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Robert M. Morgenthau
 

Shaw, David

 

Shesol, Jeff

 

Simpson, O. J.

 

Singapore.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Lee Kuan Yew
Box: 128.

Singapore (contd.)

Box: 129.

Singapore (contd.)

 

Smith, Adam

 

Social Security.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Daniel P. Moynihan
 

Somalia

 

Southeast Banking Corporation

 

Space shuttle

 

State Department

 

State of the union

Box: 130.

Stephens Inc.

 

Stimulus packages

 

Stock option accounting

 

Stockman, David

 

Strauss, Leo

 

Student unrest

Box: 131.

Supply-side economics

 

Switzerland

 

Syria

 

Systematics, Inc.

 

Taste

Box: 132.

Taxes.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on credits, deficits, enforcement, international aspects, and spending
 

Teamsters-Philadelphia

Box: 133.

Term limits

 

Terrorism

 

Thanksgiving

 

Thomas, Michael M.

 

Timerman, Jacobo

 

Tobacco fee

 

Tribunals

 

Turkey

Box: 134.

Turkey (contd.)

 

Tuttle, Alexandra

 

Unabomber

 

Uncaused causes

 

United Nations.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Boutros Boutros-Ghali
 

Vanity Fair

Box: 135.

Vassar College

 

Veto

 

Vietnam.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Hmong refugees and Barry Wain
 

Vietnamese War.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on air war, amnesty, Cambodian aspects, Henry Kissinger, Ngo Dinh Diem, Richard M. Nixon, Paris peace agreement, prisoners of war, and Thich Tri Quang
Box: 136-138.

Vietnamese War (contd.)

Box: 139.

Vietnamese War (contd.)

 

Wage-price controls

 

Wagner, Bernard M.

 

Wanniski, Jude

 

War and war powers.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on the American Civil War, World War II, and Iraq War
Box: 140.

War and war powers (contd.)

 

Ward Industries

 

Washington Post

 

Watergate affair.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on impeachment
Box: 141.

Watergate affair (contd.)

Box: 142.

Weather

 

Whip Inflation Now policy (Nixon and Ford administrations)

 

Wilson, James Q.

 

Wohlstetter, Albert.

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Persian Gulf War
 

Wolfowitz, Paul

 

World War II

 

Worthen Banking Corporation

Box: 143.

Yale University

 

Miscellany.

Scope and Content Note

Includes folders with material on diverse topics