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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Norman Burns papers
    Dates: 1930-1983
    Collection Number: 83019
    Creator: Burns, Norman, 1905-
    Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes. (0.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Memoir, speeches and writings, memoranda, and reports, relating to security investigations in the State Department, American development assistance in the Middle East and Africa, and the American University of Beirut. Includes term papers by students at the university, relating to the economic geography of the Middle East.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    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], Norman Burns papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1983.

    Accruals

    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

    American economist, educator, and foreign service officer; director, United States Foreign Service Institute, 1951-1953; president, American University of Beirut, 1961-1965.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Memoir, speeches and writings, memoranda, and reports, relating to security investigations in the State Department, American development assistance in the Middle East and Africa, and the American University of Beirut. Includes term papers by students at the university, relating to the economic geography of the Middle East.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    American University of Beirut.
    United States. Dept. of State.
    Foreign Service Institute (U.S.)
    Economic assistance, American.
    Educational assistance, American.
    Internal security--United States.
    Developing countries.
    United States--Diplomatic and consular service.
    Middle East--Economic conditions--20th century.