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Correspondence

 

General / professional 1969-2013

Processing Information

Bender had all of the folders described under this subseries consistently labeled "General / Professional" and arranged chronologically.
Box 30, Folder 7

Professional correspondence related to Project Angola up to June, 1969 1964-1969

Box 1, Folder 1

1969 June - 1971 December

Box 1, Folder 2-3

1972-1973

General

"Professional and Personal" handwritten on previous folder.
Box 1, Folder 4

1974

Box 1, Folder 5

1975

Box 1, Folder 6-7

1976

Box 1, Folder 8

1977

Box 2, Folder 1-2

1978

Box 2, Folder 3-4

1979

Box 2, Folder 5-6

1980

Box 2, Folder 7, Box 3, Folder 1

1981

Box 3, Folder 2-3, Box 30, Folder 8

1982

Box 3, Folder 4-5, Box 30, Folder 9

1983

Box 3, Folder 6-8

1984

Box 3, Folder 9, Box 4, Folder 1-2

1985

Box 4, Folder 3-4

1986

Box 4, Folder 5-7

1987

Box 4, Folder 8-10

1988

Box 5, Folder 1

1989

Box 5, Folder 2-5

1991-1997

Box 5, Folder 6-7

2002

Box 5, Folder 8-9, Box 6, Folder 1

2003-2013

General

"2003-2005" was written on the folders that previously held this material, but there is correspondence in these folders with dates outside of that range.
 

Personal 1974-1987

Processing Information

Bender had all of the folders described under this record consistently labeled "Personal" and arranged chronologically.
Box 30, Folder 6

1974

Box 6, Folder 2-9, Box 7, Folder 1-5

1975-1987

 

USC 1979-1991

Processing Information

Bender had all of the folders described under this subseries consistently labeled "USC" and arranged chronologically.
Box 7, Folder 6

1979-1981

Box 7, Folder 7

1982

Box 7, Folder 8

Recruitment 1983

Box 8, Folder 1

1983

Box 8, Folder 2-4

1983-1984

Box 8, Folder 5

1984

Box 8, Folder 6-7

1984-1985

Box 9, Folder 1-3

1985

Box 9, Folder 4-5

1986

Box 9, Folder 6

Van Cleave resignation 1986

Box 9, Folder 7

Dean Search Committee 1986

Box 9, Folder 8

1987

Box 9, Folder 9, Box 10, Folder 1-2

1988

Box 10, Folder 3

1989

Box 10, Folder 4

1988-1990

Box 10, Folder 5-6

IR faculty 1986-10-1991-01

Box 10, Folder 7-9

To GJB [Gerald J. Bender] 1987-01-1991-03

Box 10, Folder 10, Box 11, Folder 1

From GJB 1987-03-1990-11

 

Name of correspondent

Box 24, Folder 12, Box 48

Domingos Coelho 1990-01-18-1990-12-30

Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten and faxed correspondence sent between Bender and Domingos Coelho, the Director for Conoco Angola, relating to both personal and business issues. Some topics mentioned inclued Newsnet articles, a trip to Brussels, and plans to finance an exhibition of Angolan art in the United States.

Related Materials

See also "Conoco and Sonangol" under "Subject files."
Box 24, Folder 13, Box 25, Folder 1, 4-7

Coelhos 1978-01-1987-09-29

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence that is more personal in nature sent among Bender, Domingos Coelho, Coelhos, and a few other individuals. Topics include conversations about family life and trips for business and pleasure. The format of the correspondence consists of postcards, handwritten letters, and faxed letters or messages.
Box 25, Folder 3, 8, 10-12, Box 26, Folder 1-5

Tamar and Shim Zelniker correspondence 1970-09-1983

General

Titles of several of Shimshon Zelniker's papers or paper outlines that are contained in the file: "Labor and Politics in a Changing Society: The African Miners of Northern Rhodesia," "Religion and Nascent Cleavages: The Case of Israel's Religious Parties," co-written with Michael Kahan and prepared for the the American Political Association, September 1972,
Box 26, Folder 6

Amia circa April 1986

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, articles written by, and a biography of Amia Lieblich, a professor of psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
 

Tamara Levine Bender ("TLB")

Box 29, Folder 5

[Bender family correspondence] 1988-1989

Box 22, Folder 7

GJB-TLB correspondence from Angola 1978 1978-11-08-1978-12-12

Scope and Contents

Contains personal letters exchanged between Bender and his wife and their families about their stay in Angola.
Box 29, Folder 1-2

[Letters and postcards from Gerald Bender to Tamara Levine] 1962

Box 48

ANCO Stock Legal Action (TLB Resignation Report) 1989-1990

General

"TLB" refers to Tamara Levine Bender.
Box 59

[Memoranda, Angola's Writers Association (UEA), ANCO, patents, and other material] 1980-1982

Box 48

TLB correspondence from Luanda 1988

 

[Alphabetized by surname]

Box 69

A-H

Box 70

H-N

Box 71

O-S

Box 72

S-V

Box 73

W-Z

Box 11, Folder 2

Important old correspondence 1976-2000

Scope and Contents

Includes a 1994 letter from Bill Clinton to Bender regarding Bender's participation in a conference on U.S. policy toward Africa.
Box 11, Folder 3-5

Letters of recommendation 1972-1989

Box 11, Folder 6-8

Famous old letters 1981-2016

Box 21, Folder 9

Correspondence undated

Scope and Contents

Contains lists describing how Bender organized his correspondence files by person and activity.
Box 18, Folder 12

Amnesty International 1982-12-1983-10

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.

Scope and Contents

Contains corespondence sent from Amnesty International to the heads of various Angolan government agencies, reports/summary of Amnesty International's activities with Angola/Portugues-speaking countries in Africa, and a letter and envelope from Professor Edy Kaufman containing reports from Amnesty International.
Box 19, Folder 5

Pen Pal Letters (6th grade) 1988-03-18-1988-03-23

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.

Processing Information

Folder also titled: "Dr. Bender Pen Pal Letters"

Scope and Contents

Contains pen pal letters written by American 6th grade children for Angolan school children and the Portuguese translation of each letter.
Box 21, Folder 23

Legal Lawyer 1993-08-19-1994-02-01

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Bender and his attorneys and a photocopied check concerning legal advice.
Box 23, Folder 7

Rockefeller Southern Africa Commission 1979-04-30-1980-04-22

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence concerning the Rockefeller Foundation's Study Commission on United States Policy Toward Southern Africa.
Box 17, Folder 1-2

Non-Political, Personal

Language of Material: Materials mostly in English with a few letters in Portuguese.

General

Some materials are related to Sonangol, Conoco, UNITA, and University of Transkei.

Scope and Contents

Includes both personal correspondence with individuals Bender worked with professionally and miscellaneous correspondence.
Box 29, Folder 3-4

Past Correspondence and Mementos 1964-1977

 

Subject files

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by folder title.
 

Conoco and Sonangol 1979-1993

Scope and Contents

Contains reports, memorandum, photographs,correspondence, and news clippings regarding Bender's activities as a consultant for Conoco and its Angolan branch.

Related Materials

See also "Coelho, Domingos" under "Correspondence" --> "Name of correspondent."
Box 16, Folder 2

Deep Water Negotiations 1989-11-24-1990-08-20

General

Materials pertain to Bender's involvement with deep water oil drilling negotiations between Conoco and Sonangol.

Scope and Contents

Contains memos and reports concerning Conoco's deep water oil drilling negotiations with Sonangol, Angola's state-owned petroleum company, and Gerald Bender's participation in the negotiation process as part of Conoco's working group.
Box 16, Folder 3

Block 6 Neg-s: Oct 90 1990-10-1990-11

General

Contents pertain to Conoco's negotiations with Sonangol and the Angolan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum regarding government approval and construciton of Block 6 PSA.

Related Materials

See also folder 16.2

Scope and Contents

In addition to the scope of materials listed at the sub-series level, this folder contains a proposal for Conoco to acquire Block 6 PSA (Production Sharing Agreement) off the coast of Angola. The memorandum were sent between employees at Conoco; Bender and others in the working group are CC'd.
Box 16, Folder 6

Sonangol 1989-07-25-1991-01-10

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.

General

A majority of the correspondence is between Bender and Joao Blandoite, who became Angola's Minister of Petroleum and Energy in 1991.

Related Materials

See also folders 16.2 and 16.3

Scope and Contents

Contains a memorandum and correspondence regarding Bender's consultation with Sonangol.
Box 16, Folder 7-8

1991 [Conoco] 1991-01-09-1992-06-03

Box 16, Folder 9

Globalization 1991-09-24-1992-08-13

General

Report titles include: "Regional Action Program: Deepwater Special Projects Chevron, Conoco, Exxon," Jan. 1992, "Establishment of Resettlement Centers for Displaced Persons in Angola: Plan Outline," 1992, "Lessons Learned from the Trinidad Project."
Box 16, Folder 10

Conoco 1992-01-20-1993-04-21

General

"Consulting Agreement - Angola Block 6"
Box 16, Folder 11

Agric. Project 1984-1985-09-19

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.
Box 16, Folder 12

Pending 1985-08-07-1986-05-23

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.
Box 17, Folder 3

1990 [Conoco] 1990-01-05-1990-12-18

General

Some materials mention PSA Block 5 and 6.
Box 17, Folder 4

89 Corr.-Conoco 1989-01-06-1989-12-13

Box 17, Folder 5

88 Corr-Conoco 1988-01-18-1988-12-17

Box 17, Folder 6-7

1988 [Conoco] 1985-07-1990-01

Scope and Contents

In addition to the scope of materials listed at the sub-series level, there are photographic prints and slides of flag pole outside the Conoco headquarters.
Box 17, Folder 8

87 Corr 1987-01-03-1987-11-30

Box 17, Folder 9

86 Corr 1986-01-03-1986-12-16

General

Includes "Consulting Agreement - Conoco Angola Ltd." signed by Gerald Bender and T. C. O'Dell, VP of Conoco.
Box 18, Folder 1

Untitled [85 Corr] 1985-01-04-1985-11-11

Scope and Contents

In addition to the scope of materials listed at the sub-series level, there is one photographic print of the Conoco flag.
Box 18, Folder 2

84 Corres 1979-11-05-1984-10-22

Box 26, Folder 7

Conoco 1993 1992-03-1992-07

General

Press release: "Transkei Reaction to Dr. Klerk's Referendum"

Scope and Contents

Contains interoffice communication memos and a press release pertaining to Conoco Angola.
 

Consultancies and projects

Box 22, Folder 4

Mitchell Productions 1986-01-1986-10

Language of Material: Materials are mostly in English, but some are in French and Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence concerning a United Nations benefit concert organized by Mike Mitchell of Mitchell Productions and intended for live broadcast in October 1986.
Box 21, Folder 13

Angolan Pilot Project 2000-03-24-2000-04-30

Language of Material: Materials in English and Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains a project proposal for the Angolan Pilot Project, a development strategy to be implemented by the Angolan government in the Benguela province that would improve the distribution of wealth, social programs, infrastructure, and job creation. There is an outline for an address Margaret J. Anstee gave to the US-Angola Chamber of Commerce concerning the proposal, and correspondence sent between Bender and other collaborators regarding her address.

General

Address to U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce, Washington D.C., Friday, 24th March, 2000 by Margaret J. Anstee.
Box 22, Folder 10

WideAngle Reciepts 2003-04-2003-08

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Bender and the Thirteen/WNET television station concerning his assistance with a documentary they produced about AIDS and HIV in Angola. There is also a script for the documentary.
Box 18, Folder 5

Jerry Tinker Applic. 1982-10-22-1983-06-29

Scope and Contents

Contains Bender's application for the Tinker Foundation grant and correspondence between him and the program director regarding their decision.
Box 19, Folder 10

J. Bender Cape Verde Project 1989

Scope and Contents

Contains memorandum, agendas, contracts, proposals, contact list, and schedule pertaining to the Cape Verde computer and tele-communications project.
Box 19, Folder 9

Cape Verde Computer Co. 1989-08-1991-01

Biographical / Historical

Caper Verde Development Company was a corporation that specialized in telecommunications, computer technology, and banking.

General

The goal of this joint-project was to estalish a computer manufacturing plant and develop software services to increase technological training and computer literacy, provide subsidized/low-cost computers, introduce new banking procedure in Cape Verde to facilitate the development of the computer company, and encourage future business/banking cooperation among Portuguese-speaking African countries.

Scope and Contents

Contains memorandum, correspondence, and invoices pertaining to a join Portugeuse-American project for corporations to address communications, computer literacy, data, and financial issues in Cape Verde and Portuguese-speaking African countries. The project managers were the Cape Verde Computer Institute and the Angolan Computer Center. Much of the correspondence also addresses support from the UNIPAQ (Unipac) Computers.
Box 14, Folder 12-13

Angolan Mission to OAS 1992-1993 1993

Language of Material: Materials are in English and Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains faxed correspondence and reports regarding the U.S. Mission to the Organization of American States.
Box 22, Folder 14

Media Forum 1983-10-06-1985-02-24

Scope and Contents

Contents consist correspondence pertaining to Bender's work as a consultant for a benefit concert organized by the Media Forum, and of newspaper articles about the Media Forum's Committee of Artists & Athelets Against Apartheid and general boycotts from entertainers against South Africa, and the United Nation's entertainer blacklist.
Box 13, Folder 26

Rockefeller Proposal and Correspondence 1976-05-01-1980-01-18

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, notes, transcripts, airplane tickets, and a proposal related to Bender's Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in International Relations.
Box 21, Folder 11

Angola Commission 2005-01-2005-07

Language of Material: Materials predominately in English and some in Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains printed news articles, an Angola Commission Leadership interview with Gerald Bender, and reports from the World Bank and USAID, and email correspondence that pertains to devising international aid policies or strategies to reconstruct Angola's economy. The roles of Sonangol, the Angolan Ministry of Finance, and the International Monetary Fund are mentioned across the materials.

General

Title of report: "International Development Association Interim Strategy Note for the Republic of Angola," Document of the World Bank, January 25, 2005; title of interview: "Angola Commission Leadership Interview with Gerald Bender 6/30/05."

Conditions Governing Access

A few documents have confidentiality notices. The World Bank report states: "This document has a restricted distribution and may be used by recipients only in the performance of their official duties. Its contents may not otherwise be disclosed without World Bank authorization."
 

U.S.-Soviet Cooperation for Africa Project

Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains correspondence and other documents pertianing to a project Bender spearheaded with several Russian professors to devise strategies for improving American and Soviet relations towards African countries.
Box 16, Folder 4

USSR-US Africa 1991-01-1991-04

General

The conference addressed in the records is the "Africa-Soviet-US Cooperation Project on Regional Conflict Management" that was held at the Nigerian Institute for International Relations in Lagos, Nigeria on January 21-23, 1991. Conoco made a $7,000 contribution on behalf of Gerald Bender.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and research related to the Africa-Soviet-US Cooperation Project, for which Bender collaborated with professors from the USSR Academy of Science and the American Embassy in Nigeria to organize a conference addressing models for regional conflict resolution.
Box 16, Folder 5

Soviets 1989-01-05-1990-02-06

Related Materials

See also folder 16.4

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and notes written by Bender and Russian professors from the USSR Academy of Sciences regarding the activites they undertook for the Soviet-US Cooperation for Africa project.
Box 18, Folder 4

Duplicates: U.S. - Soviet Cooperation for Africa 1987-1989

General

Book title: Agenda for Action: Africa-Soviet-U.S. Cooperation

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopied newspaper articles, letters, and documents pertianing to the Soviet-U.S. Cooperation for Africa activities, including their 1988 conference and their co-authored book.
Box 21, Folder 19

Zé Maria/Amoco 1989-01-1989-04

Scope and Contents

Contains reports and correspondence pertaining to AMOCO oil company's activities in Angola.
Box 14, Folder 13

Angolan Mission to OAS 1992 1992

Language of Material: Languages include English and Portuguese

Scope and Contents

Contains faxed correspondence and reports regarding the Angola Mission of the Organization of American States.
Box 22, Folder 1-2

Life Magazine Bender/Henriques 1984-01-1984-10

General

Textual Materials located in 22.1 and photographs are located in 22.2.

Processing Information

The sleeves containing the photograph negatives had notes that read: "1-neg, 2-8x10, 1-5x7 Normal/Crop No Border Clean Neg."

Scope and Contents

Contains photograph negatives and prints taken by Carolos Henriques, an Angolan TV cameraman and documentary filmmaker, in the region of Cunene over a period of three and a half months. The file contains other textual materials reflecting Bender's submission of the photographs to Life Magazine. These include a document Bender and Henrique authored providing background on the photographs and the resulting correspondence between Bender and the Associate Editor.
 

Newsletters and bulletins

Box 18, Folder 10

AAI: South Africa/Namibia Update 1978-04-1985-03

Scope and Contents

Contains South Africa/Namibia Update newsletters
Box 18, Folder 9

LUASA: Lusophone Area Studies Association [Ife, Nigeria] 1982-03-1983-12

Scope and Contents

Contains LUASA newsletters, an exhibition catalogue for a exhibit presented by LUASA and the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Ife, and corespondence pertaining to Bender's new LUASA membership.
Box 18, Folder 13

TransAfrica Forum 1982-02-1986-11

Processing Information

The front of the original folder read: "From Lynn, for Jerry Bender Thank You!"

Scope and Contents

Contains TransAfrica Forum and TransAfrica News newsletters, a memorandum of the 1983 annual meeting for TransAfrica members, and a membership renewal letter from the organization.
Box 21, Folder 16

Free Angola Info Ser-FAIS 1992-11-03-1994-04-29

General

Topics: UNITA, MPLA

Scope and Contents

Contains news bulletins from the Republican Study Committee, Angola Today, Free Angola, and from UNITA Representatives to the United Kingdom and the United Nations pertaining to UNITA and the MPLA.
Box 18, Folder 14

Wash. Notes on Africa 1977-1984

Biographical / Historical

The Washington Office on Africa was an activist organization founded in 1972 that supported the movement for freedom from white-minority rule during Apartheid South Africa. They monitored Congressional and executive activites, disseminated action alerts, and rallied for anti-Apartheid legislation and policies.

Scope and Contents

Contains newsletters, bulletins, and correspondence from The Washington Office on Africa that Bender received by being subscribed to their mailing list. There is also a phamplet for the organization's tenth anniversary celebration.
Box 23, Folder 19

Economia Portuguesa Association 1970-06-1972-09

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.

Scope and Contents

Contains bulletins and Economia Portuguesa journals from the Associação Portuguesa das Empresas do Ultramar or the Portuguese Association of Overseas Companies.
 

Research materials and bibliographies

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of research materials in the form of academic articles, news clippings, and photocopies of primary source documents that Bender kept for research purposes but where their use cannot be identified.
Box 21, Folder 10

Reagan and Southern Africa circa 1986

Scope and Contents

Contains Bender's notes on the Reagan administration's policies towards apartheid South Africa
Box 23, Folder 10

"Foco" Article 1983-06-1983-07

Scope and Contents

Contents consist of newspaper clippings and Bender's typed notes on the Reagan Administration's policies toward Central America, mainly El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Box 23, Folder 16-17

Caetano 1971-1974

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.

Scope and Contents

Contains transcripts of speeches given by Portugese Prime Minister Marcello Caetano, newspaper clippings of interviews and articles about Caetano, and a outline of a talk Bender gave about him.
Box 18, Folder 11

US Presidential Candidates on Africa - 1988 1988-04-16-1988-09-19

Processing Information

There was a post-it note on the folder that read "1988 Election (Dukakis)."

Scope and Contents

Contains news reports and newspaper articles pertaining to Presidential Candidates Michael Dukakis and Ronald Reagan's stances towards American and South Africa relations. There is also correspondence and a draft statement pertaining to Bender's revisions for presidential candidate Dukakis' points on American international policy towards Angola and South Africa.
Box 15, Folder 5-6, Box 16, Folder 1

FBIS: Angola-1990 1990-1993

Scope and Contents

Documents containing news updates of the conflict between UNITA and MPLA from 1990 to 1993.
Box 14, Folder 11, Box 30, Folder 4-5

UNITA [National Union for the Total Independence of Angola] 1967-1975, 1992-1993

General

Two reports of interest include "After Estoril: The Road to Democracy in Angola - A UNITA Perspective," and "Programme for Structural and Systemic Transformation of Angolan Economy."

Processing Information

Languages include English and Portuguese

Scope and Contents

Contains articles, reports, correspondence covering humanitarian and political issues pertaining to the UNITA political party around the time of Angola's first presidentail elections. Topics include activities of UNITA founder and president Jonas Savimbi, the 1992 Angolan presidential election, United States aid to UNITA, conflict between UNITA and MPLA forces, including the Halloween Massacre. Also includes publications of UNITA.
Box 22, Folder 15

Bibliography on Angola circa 1977

General

The box for the magnetic cards has a note which reads: "Bibliography on Angola prof. Gerald J. Bender."

Scope and Contents

Contents consist of several bibliographies complied by various individuals and Bender in the form of printed documents and IBM magnetic cards that remain housed in their original case.
Box 19, Folder 6

FOIA - Whitney Materials 1984 photocopies of circa 1964 originals

Processing Information

There was a post-it note on the front of the original folder that read: "I did not disturb the items in this folder."

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies of primary source documents from the Lyndon B. Johnson Library with information on Angolan and American relations.
Box 21, Folder 20

Chitunda Diaries '93 1993-01-29

Scope and Contents

Contains one Daily Report Supplement from the Foreign Broadcast Information Service titled "Sub-Saharan Africa, Angola: The Diaries of UNITA's Jeremias Chitunda."
Box 23, Folder 18

(Port.) "Intelligence Report" 1973-1974

Scope and Contents

Contains reports published, printed, and distributed by the Overseas Companies of Portugal.
Box 22, Folder 6

Revolta Activa: Carta Contra Neto 5/74 1974-05-11

Language of Material: Documents are in Portuguese.

General

Bender's notes read: "Revolta Activa" Letter attacking Neto, Angola Nationalists (MPLA split)

Scope and Contents

Contains two copies of a letter titled "Apelo a Todos os Militantes e Quadros do MPLA" that Bender used for research or reference.
Box 14, Folder 2

Angolan Bibliography 1980

General

"Bibliography on Angola," University of Southern California, International Relations 557, Professor Gerald J. Bender, Fall 1980.

Scope and Contents

Four copies of a bibliography of published books and articles on Angola that Bender compiled. One of the copies has a note attached that reads "Original."
Box 26, Folder 9

LA and Brazil Bibliography 1964-10

Scope and Contents

Contains bibliographies for Latin American studies and Brazilian history.
 

UCLA records, lecture notes, and correspondence

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of year books and syllabi during Bender's graduate studies at UCLA and correspondence, grant proposals, project reports, notes, conference schedules, and other documents that pertain to his appointment as a Research Fellow in the UCLA African Studies Center.
Box 13, Folder 18

UCLA Extension Class 1975

General

Lecture Series: "Tension Areas: The World Today," Summer 1975; "The U.S. At Crossroads: Dialogues on American Foreign Policy," Fall 1975.

Scope and Contents

Contains two lists of international policy lecture series that were held during Summer and Fall of 1975 and documents containing the guest lecturers' personal information and qualifications
Box 22, Folder 16

UCLA Poli Sci Directories 1965-1966

Scope and Contents

Contents consist of three booklets with profiles on faculty, staff, and graduate students in the UCLA Department of Political Science for Fall 1965 and 1966.
Box 23, Folder 1

Notes for [UCLA] Talk undated

Processing Information

The original folder was titled "Notes for Santa Barbara Talk," but, given the content present, the processing archivist replaced Santa Barbara with UCLA.

Scope and Contents

Contains schedules and a description of a Teach-In held at UCLA and hosted by the Southern African Freedom Action Committee that Bender attended as a speaker.
Box 23, Folder 15

Misc. From Portugal Trip 1972-03

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and hotel receipts concerning a trip to Portugal Bender made as a employee of the UCLA Africa Studies Center to foster cooperation between UCLA and the Higher Institute of Social Science and Overseas Policy of the Technical University of Lisbon.
Box 23, Folder 20

Portuguese Coup Lecture Notes 1974-05-1975-07

Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten notes, index cards, and typed drafts for a talk about the Portuguese Coup that Bender gave at UCLA on May 14, 1974 and at UCLA Extension on July 1, 1975.
Box 23, Folder 22

Portuguese Coup Manuscripts circa 1975

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts for an untitled paper about the Carnation Revolution in Portugal.
Box 24, Folder 2

Project Paperwork 1971-1975

Processing Information

Original folders for 24.2 to 24.6 were color-coded similarly.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, memos, proposals, and activities reports concerning the Interdisciplinary Research on Angola, Mozambique, and Guinea (or Portuguese Africa Project) project funded by the Ford Foundation grant.
Box 24, Folder 3

Gulbenkian proposal and Ultramar collection; Bibliography 1972-05-11-1974-03-19

Language of Material: Materials in English and Portuguese.

General

The African Studies Center at UCLA has supported the African collection at the UCLA library over the years, having funded a dedicated African bibliographer for the Charles E. Young Library early in their history.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and a proposal prepared by Bender concerning his efforts on behalf of the UCLA African Studies Center to expand the UCLA Library's collection of books, periodicals, and government documents from and about various African countries.
Box 24, Folder 4

Portuguese Africa Conference Nov. 7-9, 1971 1971-09-05-1971-12-03

Scope and Contents

Contents in the file pertain to the Portuguese Africa Conference hosted by the UCLA African Studies Center, which Bender co-organized. There are conference schedules, handwritten notes, and correspondence sent between Bender and invitees.
Box 24, Folder 5

African Studies Center Business 1971-1974

Scope and Contents

Contents consist of correspondence concerning budgets for the UCLA African Studies Center, organizing colloquims with visiting honoraria, and the funding status of the Interdisciplinary Research Project on Portuguese Africa. There are also brochures describing the Center's course listings and faculty.
Box 26, Folder 10

African Anthropology 1963-1964

Scope and Contents

Contains a syllabi, a blue exam book, and notes for an anthropology course titled "Peoples and Cultures of Africa" that Bender took as a student.
Box 22, Folder 17

Research Proposals circa late 1960s

Scope and Contents

Contains Ford Foundation grant proposals for various research projects, which appear to have been written during Bender's graduate studies at UCLA. Most of them are authored by Bender, but two are authored by two other students in his cohort.
Box 21, Folder 17

CHIP 1965-04-1976-07-02

Scope and Contents

Contains published tributes, correspondence, and newspaper articles that pertain to Bender's relationship with Henry B. Masauko Chipembere, an African History Professor at UCLA, and his passing. There are several copies of Chipembere's Will, one of which is handwritten on notepad paper.
Box 21, Folder 18

Chipembere Family 1970-04-24-1979-06-30

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters and F Visa forms issued in 1970 pertaining to Chipembere's childrens' education in Los Angeles. There is a 1979 Flintridge Preparatory School Commencement program for Vita Chipembre's graduation and a transcript of a speech announcing an award he recieved during the ceremony.
Box 27, Folder 8

CISA [Los Angeles Center for International and Strategic Affairs] 1978-08-1980-03

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, conference schedules, and notes pertaining to Bender's role in the CISA Steering Committee and participation in organizing CISA sponsored courses, conferences, colloquim for the UCLA African Studies Center. There is also an enrollment list for a Southern Africa course, most likely sponsored by CISA, that he taught in the UCLA political science department.

General

Titles of colloquim and conferences: "The Zimbabwe-Rhodesian Settlement Talks," November 7, 1979; "The Soviet Union, Cuba, and China in Africa," March 1, 1979.
Box 27, Folder 10

UCLA- Poli Sci 1979+ 1978-10-1979-06

Scope and Contents

Contains UCLA administrative, financial, and student records, some of which include faculty textbook request forms, course evaluations, and personnel action forms.
 

University of Transkei (UNITRA)

Biographical / Historical

USC Professors Gerald Bender and Steven Lamy Bender collaborated with Professors Nkuhlu and Noruwana to launch the School of Diplomacy at the University of Transkei (UNITRA), which aimed to train black diplomats in a post-Apartheid South Africa. UNITRA is now a part of Walter Sisulu University.
Box 15, Folder 1

1991: University of Transkei 1991-01-1992-12

Processing Information

Original folder was inside a hanging folder titled "UNITRA 1991" along with folder 15.2. Since the original folder lacked a title, the processing archivist added a new name following the retained hanging folder title.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, photocopied articles, reports, resumes of professors, cirriculum plans, and photographs regarding the establishment of the School of International Relations at the University of Transkei.
Box 15, Folder 2

1991: Wiseman Nkuhlu USC Visit 4/91 1991-04-11-1992-12

Biographical / Historical

Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu is a South African economist who served as the Vice-Chancellor at the University of Transkei.

Processing Information

Original folder was inside a hanging folder titled "UNITRA 1991," which has been retained in the first part of the current folder title.

Scope and Contents

Predominately contains correspondence between Bender and Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu along with articles about Wiseman and documents with information about an April, 1991 reception held at USC in his honor.
Box 15, Folder 4

1990 1987-1990-12-17

General

The two annual reports included are the University of Cape Town Vice Chancellor's Report of 1989 and the University of Transkei Annual Report 1987. All material except for the reports are from 1990.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, memorandums, and two annual reports pertianing to Bender's consultancy with the University of Transkei.
Box 15, Folder 3

Holomisa 1990-07-08-1993-04-04

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Bender and General Holomisa and speeches authored by Holomisa. Content relates to University of Transkei.
 

USC School of International Relations (SIR)

Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains correspondence, student papers, administrative records, and other materials that pertain to Bender's teaching career at the USC School of International Relations.
Box 14, Folder 6

Colby ['81 - USC Speech] 1976-05-1981-11-06

General

Forum title: "The CIA: What Role Should it Have in Today's World?"

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Bender and William E. Colby, some of Colby's writing, including a 1976 paper he wrote for the Seven Springs Center, fliers and a Daily Trojan article about Colby's participation in a USC University Speakers Committee forum that took place on October 6, 1981.
Box 18, Folder 3

USC Student Papers and Letters (to and from GJB) 1984-04-30-1987-12-17

Scope and Contents

Contains essays, course evaluations, and one Blue Book examination book students produced for a few of Bender's classes. The essay and exam contain Bender's feedback.
Box 19, Folder 1

[InterUniversity Faculty Directory]

Processing Information

Directory was found in the box without a folder. The processing archivist supplied a file title.

Scope and Contents

Consists of one faculty directory printed on continuous stationary (tractor feed paper).
Box 19, Folder 2

Cirriculum Vitae 1985-09-1987-07

Processing Information

Contains cirriculum vitaes from several individuals, one of whom was a student of Bender's.
Box 19, Folder 3

Cal-Mexico Project - Hewlett 1988-04-1988-11

Processing Information

Contains correspondence between Bender and other professors concerning the Hewlett Foundation funded California-Mexico Project for the USC School of International Relations. It also contains an interim report Bender sent to the Hewlett Foundation regarding their progress.
Box 19, Folder 4

USC Administration Type Stuff 1985-1988

General

Administrative documents contain information such as graduate enrollment, undergrad cirriculum, faculty and staff salaries, course listings, course evaluations, and faculty addresses.

Processing Information

Predominately contains reports and administrative documents of the School of International Relations. There are a few newsclippings about USC, department bulletins, and forms for department events.
Box 19, Folder 7-8

USC Stuff (final exams, MA & Phd Fields etc) 1981-1987

Scope and Contents

Contains exams, syllabi, college application forms (Bender an evaluator), information on work study/travel opportunities for students, student records such as financial aid, grades, recommendations for admission, course evaluations, Daily Trojan articles about campus hate crimes, and campus newsletters Von KleinSmid Library of International and Public Affairs and Political Science on the Move.
Box 19, Folder 11

Student Papers on Divestment 1985

Scope and Contents

Contians papers students wrote in Bender's past courses that address divestment.
Box 18, Folder 6

Ford Proposal 1983

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts for a Ford Foundation grant and a USC campus memo written by John Odell detailing recommendations for improving School of Internation Relations graduate program.
Box 26, Folder 13

Hart 1985-02-1985-03

Scope and Contents

Contains registration records and memos on research paper topics submitted by Abraham Lowenthall and Gerald Bender's students.
Box 21, Folder 12

Wick's Enemies List 1984

Biographical / Historical

The blacklist contained various writers, professors, and others whose views were too liberal and inconsistent with the Reagan Administration.

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper articles and a government report concerning the United States Information Agency's blacklist of individuals barred from participating in government-sponsored speaking engagments abroad. Gerald Bender and fellow USC IR professor Abraham Lowenthall were both on this list.
Box 27, Folder 2

Papers from Honors Seminar 1981-1983

Scope and Contents

Contains several book reviews students wrote for an IR 490 course and correspondence from a variety of individuals that includes Bender's students or professors at other insitutions.
Box 27, Folder 11

CISA-SIR Grant 1986-04-1988-03

Scope and Contents

Contains several documents on the collections and activities of the Center for International Strategic Affairs - a prospectus for a research project, a list of films and video available from the CISA Media Center, and a overview of their activities and programs - and an Evaluators Report on a proposed Joint Center between CISA and the School of International Relations (SIR) at USC.
Box 27, Folder 14

USC - General 1990-02-1991-06

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper articles about USC related current events, administrative correspondence, and memorandum collected during Bender's appointment as director of SIR.
Box 51

[Course evaluations, lecture notes, correspondence with students, and other material] 1992-1997

Box 53

[Graduate student papers, course readings, correspondence, clippings, and other material] 1980-1988

Scope and Contents

Includes material from a drawer labeled "G-12 Readings and Files."
Box 52

[Lecture notes, speeches on Angola, research material, correspondence, and other material] 1975-2003

Scope and Contents

Includes a file labeled "Important Old Correspondence."
Box 50

[Memoranda, SIR faculty retreat, course syllabi, and other material] 1965-1996

Box 49

[Publications, administrative files, faculty handbooks, and other material] 1989-1999

Box 54

[Syllabi, contracts, faculty/staff correspondence, research on Southern Africa, and other material] 1969-1994

General

Some of the research material in this box does not directly relate to USC's School of International Relations.
Box 21, Folder 21

Inauguration Invitation Materials; Clinton Inauguration 1/93 1993-01

Scope and Contents

Contains official inviations, programs, and newspaper articles about Clinton's 1993 Presidential Inauguration.
Box 23, Folder 14

Reviews of: Angola Under Portugal 1978-1980

Processing Information

Several United Airlines Mileage Award checks from 1997 were found in the folder.

Scope and Contents

Contents consist of a list, newspaper clippings, and photocopies of over twenty-six reviews of his book that were published in various academic journals and newpapers such as Rand Daily Mail, Book Review Digest, Foreign Affairs Journal.
Box 26, Folder 8

Melvin Belli: Angolan Case 1983-08-27-1988-07-11

Scope and Contents

Contains National Transportation Safety Board Accident reports, a TransAmerican Airlines operation manual, and correspondence concerning reparations for an airplane crash that occurred on a flight Bender took from Oakland, California to Luanda, Angola.
 

Citizens Energy

Box 27, Folder 12-13

Citizens Energy 1980-12-1989-08

General

Proposal title: "Proposal to USA for Africa: To Finance a Rehabilitation Program in Association with a Prothesis Center in Luanda, Angola," US Administering Agency: Citizens Energy Corporation, Local Administering Agencies: The Angolan Ministry of Health and the Angolan Red Cross.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, memorandum, and articles pertaining to Citizens Energy and Bender' activities within the company, which generally consisted researching or securing business investments in Angola. There is a confidential business agreement and a proposal for a medical rehabilitation program co-administered by Citizens Energy.
Box 24, Folder 8-11, Box 26, Folder 12

Correspondence for Citizens Energy 1980-1993

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper clippings, itineraries, memorandum, correspondence, handwritten notes, brochures, annual reports, company Christmas cards, and proposals pertaining to the activities of Citizens Energy Corporation and Bender's role as a consultant for the organization. Much of the material addresses plans and negotiations to secure crude oil contracts with the Angolan government. There are also a few memos sent to Bender from Conoco Houston in the mix.

Biographical / Historical

Citizens Energy Corporation is a 501(c)(4) non-profit founded by Joseph Patrick Kennedy II that uses revenues from commmercial enterprises to fund various charitable programs to assist the poor and elderly in the United States and internationally. One of their main activities entailed purchasing crude oil agreements with petroleum-producing nations such as Ecuador, Nigeria and Angola, and using the profits to reduce the cost of home heating oil for the poor and elderly. Bender provided consultation for their negotiations with Angola.
 

Mixed subject files - minimally processed

Processing Information

Titles for records under this subseries consist of samples of Bender's folder titles found in each box.
Box 62

African Studies Association (ASA) by-laws, minutes, membership, etc.; Whittaker; Coisa; Bechtel; TMR International; and other subjects 1969-1983

Box 60

Angola research, People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), Citizens Corporation, USC School of International Relations, and other subjects 1971-1996

Scope and Contents

Includes Bender's orignal notes from the Arquivo Historico de Angola, photographs of Angolan politicians, and School of International Relations teaching material and student information.
Box 66

Clippings and papers on Mozambique, African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), and other subjects 1966-1980

Box 65

Correspondence Related to Project and Field Work (Angola and Portugal, 1967-1969); Washington, D.C. Trip; Mayor's African Task Force; and other subjects 1971-1991

Scope and Contents

This box also includes material relating to the USC School of International Relations and a visit to the United States by José Eduardo dos Santos.
Box 64

Dymally/Griffey, Political Socialization (paper and notes), Richard Baenen & Sassi (Reports to RPA), Gulf Oil in Angola, and other subjects 1974-1994

Box 55

Foreign Area Fellowship Program (FAFP) field reports and correspondence, Fouch-Roseboro, and other subjects 1969-1991

Box 56

HIV/STD prevention in the Angolan Armed Forces and other subjects 1993-2002

Box 57

Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), CIS Pew Study (1988), Angola clippings and research, Free Angola, and other subjects 1979-1992

Box 58

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Angola reports, U.S. Government Economic Reports of Angola, and other subjects 1986-1994

Box 59

National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), faculty senate, and other subjects 1980-1994

Scope and Contents

See also "Correspondence" series --> "Name of correspondent" --> "Tamara Levine Bender" for other material described in this box.
Box 68

Seven Springs papers, Patricio Ethnic Cleansing, Amoco, Child Soldiers, Unocal Corporation, Savimbi, Lagos Conference, and other subjects 1974-1998

Box 67

U.S.-Soviet Cooperation for Africa, Association of Concerned Africanists, Council on Foreign Relations, Conferences, and other subjects 1978-1990

Box 61

Works by Jose Luandino Vieira, ADPP Conoco Angola, and other subjects 1965-1976

Box 63

Zaire / Zimbabwe clippings, Zambia, President F.W. de Klerk's visit to the USA, and other subjects 1976-1990

 

NewsNet printouts and news clippings

Scope and Contents

This series contains Bender's extensive files of news clippings and printouts from electronic clipping services, such as NewsNet, Reuter News Reports, and Xinhua English Language News Service. Bender's handwritten notes relating to the articles sometimes accompany the clippings and printouts.
Box 41

Afghanistan 1981-1995

Box 41

Africa in General 1988-1997

Box 41

Algeria 1981-1994

Box 41

Amoco Corporation

 

Angola 1971-1997

Box 31, Box 32, Box 33

Politics 1978-1996

Box 34

Economy 1983-1997

Box 34

Angola - USSR / Cuba 1981-1994

Box 35

Angola - USA 1971-1997

Box 35, Box 36

Angola War 1979-1994

Box 41

Arabs in Africa 1991

Box 41

Argentina 1982-1989

Box 41

Bangladesh

Box 41

Benin

Box 41

Botswana

Box 41

Brazil 1989-1995

Box 41

Brazil in Africa 1981

Box 41

Brzezinski 1981-1985

Box 41

Burkina Faso

Box 41

Burundi

Box 41

Cambodia 1981-1995

Box 41

Cameroon

Box 41

Cape Verde

Box 41

Central Africa Republic 1979

Box 41

Central America 1983-1989

Box 41

Chad 1981-1992

Box 41

Chile 1981-1987

Box 41

China

Box 41

China in Africa

Box 41

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) 1981-1997

Box 41

Clinton 1993

Box 41

Congo

Box 41

Congo-Brazzaville 1979-1989

Box 41

Costa Rica

Box 41

Cuba 1990-1995

Box 41

Cuba in Africa

Box 41

Czechoslovakia

Box 41

Democracy in Africa

Box 41

Dole

Box 41

El Salvador 1986-1994

Box 41

Equitorial Guinea

Box 41

Ethiopia 1990-1995

Box 42

France

Box 42

France in Africa 1981-1995

Box 42

Gabon

Box 42

Gambia

Box 42

Ghana 1981-1995

Box 42

Guatemala

Box 42

Grenada 1983-1989

Box 42

Guinea-Bissau 1981-1994

Box 42

Gulf Oil

Box 42

Guyana

Box 42

Haig 1981-1984

Box 42

Haig-Lefever 1981

Box 42

Haiti

Box 42

Helms

Box 42

Honduras

Box 42

The Horn

Box 42

Indian Ocean

Box 42

Interesting Articles

Box 42

Iraq War

Box 42

Irmoes 1990-1995

Box 42

Israel

Box 42

Israel and Africa 1979-1986

Box 42

Kenya 1987-1989

Box 42

Kissinger

Box 42

Korea

Box 42

Lebanon

Box 42

Lesotho 1994-1997

Box 42

Liberia 1981-1996

Box 42

Libya

Box 42

Macao 1985-1986

Box 42

Madagascar

Box 42

Malawi

Box 42

Mali

Box 42

Mauritania

Box 42

Mauritius

Box 42

Mexico

Box 42

Morocco

Box 42

Mozambique 1989-1995

Box 42

Multi-Ethnic

Box 43

Namibia 1989-1995

Box 43

Nigeria 1992-1998

Box 43

Paraguay undated

Box 43

Persian Gulf 1980

Box 43

Peru undated

Box 43

Political correctness undated

Box 43

Politics 1991-1995

Box 43

Portugal undated

Box 43

Reagan administration 1981-1983

Box 43

Reagan doctrine 1989

Box 43

Russia 1993-1995

Box 43

Rwanda 1994-1995

Box 43

São Tomé 1986-1995

Box 43

Senegal undated

Box 43

Seychelles undated

Box 43

Sierra Leone undated

Box 43

Somalia 1990-1995

Box 37, Box 38, Box 39, Box 40

South Africa 1985-1995

Box 25, Folder 2

South Korea 1982-04-26

Scope and Contents

Contains a New York Times article about tensions between South Korea and the United States.
Box 43

Soviets in Africa 1989-1991

Box 43

Soweto undated

Box 44

Sudan 1987-1995

Box 44

Swaziland undated

Box 44

Syria undated

Box 44

Tarzania undated

Box 44

Timor undated

Box 44

Togo undated

Box 44

Tunisia 1979-1985

Box 44

Tunney 1981

Box 44

Uganda 1983-1995

Box 44

United Nations undated

Box 44

Upper Volta undated

Box 44

Uruguay undated

Box 44

U.S. African policy 1980-1995

Box 44

U.S. foreign policy 1980-1995

Box 44

U.S. Latin American policy 1989-1990

Box 44

U.S. South African policy 1986-1987

Box 44

USSR 1990-1992

Box 44

Vietnam undated

Box 44

West Africa undated

Box 44

Western Sahara 1983-1992

Box 44

Yemen undated

Box 44

Zambia 1981-1995

Box 44

Zaire 1989-1997

Box 44

Zimbabwe 1987-1995

 

Writings authored by Bender

 

Published articles

Processing Information

All of the material described under this series was in the same drawer, labelled "Published Articles." The physical arrangement reflects Bender's previous arrangement, as far as is known. For the ease of searching, each file under this series is listed chronologically. File titles reflect Bender's original folder titles.

Scope and Contents

The majority of the material comprises copies of published articles and transcripts of lectures and testimonies that Bender authored, accompanied by notes, draft versions, and correspondence relevant to each piece of writing. Some of the files also contain published articles, transcripts of speeches, correspondence and records authored by other writers that Bender kept for research and documentation purposes.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically by date.
Box 11, Folder 9

BAF London 2003

Box 11, Folder 10

Birmingham to Addis 2001-01

General

"Birmingham, Addis & the Image of America"
Box 11, Folder 12

[The] Baltimore Sun 1992-04-12

General

Additional title: "Angola: Can a Guerrilla Become a Democratic Politician?"
Box 12, Folder 1

The Baltimore Sun 1990-09-30

General

Additional title: "A Chance to Change Cold War Doctrine in Angola"
Box 12, Folder 2

L.A. Times [ Los Angeles Times] 1989-07-02

General

Additional title: "Angolans Don't Need Our Arms and Generals"
Box 12, Folder 3

III World Quarterly [ Third World Quarterly] 1989-04

General

Additional title: "Peacemaking in Southern Africa: the Luanda-Pretoria tug-of-war," Third World Quarterly, April 1989 Vol. 11 No. 2
Box 12, Folder 5

The New York Times 1988-12-15

General

Article titles: "Namibia: Peace After Failure"; "Crocker's Triumph, Reagan's Loss"; unclear if Bender wrote second title.
Box 12, Folder 6

The New York Times "Angola Challenges U.S. Flexibility" 1987-08-26

Box 12, Folder 7

Los Angeles Times "Dole and Angola" 1987-07-07

General

Article title: "Dole Builds a Boomerang to Get Cubans Out of Angola"
Box 12, Folder 8

L.A. Times [ Los Angeles Times] 1986-02-21

Language of Material: Additional title: "Blundering Into a No-Win War: We Will Pay for Choosing Guns Over Diplomacy in Angola"
Physical Description: Additional title: "Blundering Into a No-Win War: We Will Pay for Choosing Guns Over Diplomacy in Angola"
Physical Description: Additional title: "Blundering Into a No-Win War: We Will Pay for Choosing Guns Over Diplomacy in Angola"
Physical Location: Additional title: "Blundering Into a No-Win War: We Will Pay for Choosing Guns Over Diplomacy in Angola"

General

Additional title: "Blundering Into a No-Win War: We Will Pay for Choosing Guns Over Diplomacy in Angola"

Preferred Citation

Additional title: "Blundering Into a No-Win War: We Will Pay for Choosing Guns Over Diplomacy in Angola"
Box 12, Folder 9

[The] Baltimore Sun 1986-02-16

General

Additional title: "Is it in American Interest to Intervene?"
Box 12, Folder 11

Current History & Testing 1990-1992

Scope and Contents

Handwritten notes. Press releases, some authored by Bender, others not.
Box 12, Folder 13

Atlantic Quarterly 1984

General

Article title: "The Reagan Administration and Southern Africa"
Box 12, Folder 15

TransAfrica Interview [ TransAfrica Forum: Issue Brief] 1984-05

Box 12, Folder 16

The New York Times 1982-11-03-1982-11-10

General

Article titles: "Pretoria's Namibia Ploy"; "Tortuous Road to Namibian Independence"

Scope and Contents

Two articles published in the The New York Times on Nov 3, 1982 and Nov 10, 1982. Includes a early draft of the Nov 3 article.
Box 12, Folder 17

"Angola, as raízes do ódio" GJB: O Journal 1992-11-13

General

English title: "The Angolan Elections Prospects for War and Peace"

Processing Information

Contains both Portuguese and English versions of the article.

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of the article.
Box 12, Folder 18

International Affairs Bulletin (SAFR) 1983

General

Article title: "Angola: the continuing crisis and misunderstanding"

Scope and Contents

Contains paperback journal.
Box 12, Folder 19

Los Angeles Times 1983-06-16

General

Article title: "South Africa: What Will be the End? Attuned to White Rigidity, We Fail to Detect Blacks' Resolve"

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper clippings, photocopies, and manuscript draft with corrections.
Box 12, Folder 20

TransAfrica Article 1982-01-29-1982-08-11

General

Article title: "Angola and the United States: Evolution of a Policy"

Processing Information

A photocopy of "Angola: Nation Under Siege" was removed, since there several better quality versions of the same article in folder 12.15.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and a press release from TransAfrica Forum, a copy of the quarterly journal, and page proofs/photocopy of Bender's article.
Box 12, Folder 22

The Center Magazine 1983-03-1983-04

General

Article title: "South Africa and Namibia"; from March/April edition

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies of the magazine article.
Box 12, Folder 23

GJB: Misc. Publications in Newspapers 1982-11-22-1983-11-17

General

Articles from the following publications: USA Today, International Herald Tribune, The Oregonian PM Edition, and The Bend Bulletin.

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper clippings.
Box 12, Folder 24

Current History 1983-03

General

Article title: "The Continuing Crisis in Angola"

Scope and Contents

Contains paperback copy of the journal and photocopies of article.
Box 12, Folder 26

N.Y.T. [ The New York Times] 1981-06-10

General

Article title: "Secretary of State Helms"

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper clippings and photocopies.
Box 12, Folder 27

NY Times [ The New York Times] 1982-01-08

General

Article title: "Why Optimism About a Namibian Settlement?"

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper clippings and photocopies.
Box 12, Folder 29

The Portuguese Tribune 1981-04-16

General

Article title: "Angola desde a independência"

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper clipping.
Box 12, Folder 30

Cuban Studies 1980-07

General

Article title: "Comment: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives of Cuba in Africa"

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, draft and final versions of article.
Box 12, Folder 31

Rand Daily Mail Series 1981

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts, notes, and telex letter from publisher.
Box 12, Folder 32

[The] New York Times 1979-09-30-1979-11-26

General

Article title: "U.S. Policy on Angola"; Alternate title: "Let's recognize Angola," published in the Minneapolis Tribune

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, drafts, photocopies of the article Bender wrote; also contains photocopies of two other articles Bender did not author.
Box 12, Folder 33

L.A. Times [ Los Angeles Times] Article 1976-01-18-1976-01-19

General

Article title: "Angola: the Deepening Split"

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, draft, notes, a photocopies, and newspaper clippings of the article.
Box 12, Folder 34

L.A. Times [ Los Angeles Times] Article 1975-03-30

General

Article title: "U.S. Panic Premature and Unwise"

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, draft, notes, a photocopy, and a newspaper clipping of the article.
Box 12, Folder 35

N.Y.T. [ The New York Times] U.S. Policy on Cubans 1978-06-05

General

Article title: "U.S. Policy on Cubans in Africa"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of the article.
Box 12, Folder 36

L.A. Times [ Los Angeles Times] (Rhodesia) 1978-05-07

General

Article title: "Rhodesia's Ian Smith is Still Pulling All the Strings"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of the article.
Box 13, Folder 27

"Kissinger and Angola" Originals (Final Version) 1978

General

Chapter title: "Kissinger in Angola: Anatomy of Failure"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies of chapter.
Box 13, Folder 1

Foreign Policy 1981

General

Article title: "Angola: Left, Right & Wrong"

Processing Information

The processing archivist has included Bender's notes that were written inside the folder.

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the article and Bender's handwritten notes.
Box 13, Folder 8

L.A. Times Article 1974-07-01

General

Article title: "Americans Misunderstand Mozambique-- and Africa"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies, newspaper clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the article.
Box 13, Folder 25

Feedback on Ufahamu Article 1974-07-05-1974-08-09

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and notes.
Box 13, Folder 4

L.A. Times 'Angola Article' 1975-11-23

General

Article title: "Is U.S. Being Drawn Into Angolan Conflict?"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of the published article, draft versions, and correspondence.
Box 13, Folder 10

Expresso Article 1976-04-12

General

Article title: "Estados Unidos: pânico imprudente e prematuro"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of the published article.
Box 13, Folder 6

Los Angeles Times (re Kissinger Afr. Trip) 1976-04-25

General

Article title: "U.S. Searches for New Africa Line"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of article.
Box 13, Folder 7

L.A. Times Article 1977-02-20

General

Article title: "U.S. and Angola: Unclenching the Fists"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of the published article and a draft version.
Box 13, Folder 9

Los Angeles Times (Mobutu/Zaire/U.S. Policy) 1977-03-27

General

Article title: "Zaire: Is There Any Rationale for U.S. Intervention?"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of the published article, drafts, and notes/outline.
Box 13, Folder 13

The San Diego Union 1977-12-18

General

Article title: "South Africa's History Confirms Apartheid is Will of the Miniority"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of the published article.
Box 13, Folder 28

NYRB [ The New York Review of Books] Manuscript 1978-03-10

General

Book review: "Angola: A Story of Stupidity", reviewing The Angolan Revolution by John Marcum and In Search of Enemies by John Stockwell, Dec. 21 1978. Response letters between Stockwell and Bender published on May 17, 1979.

Scope and Contents

Contains two original newspapers and a photocopy of the December 1978 issue of The New York Review of Books that contain Bender's book review on John Stockwell's In Search of Enemies: A CIA Story and John A. Marcum's The Angolan Revolution Volume II: Exile Politics and Guerilla Warfare. The folder also contains correspondence from Bender and the editors at NYRB and response letters from John Stockwell regarding Bender's book review.
Box 13, Folder 3

Christian Science Monitor 1978-09-14

General

Article title: "Angola's Three Warring Factions"

Processing Information

Handwritten note on the original folder reads: "Prof. Tony N Gubo"

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the article.
Box 13, Folder 14

Letter to Editor - L.A. Times 1979-05-11

General

Letter title: "Administration's Rhodesian Policy"

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and newspaper clippings of Bender's published letter to the Los Angeles Times
Box 13, Folder 15

Africa Confidential 1979-10-03

General

Article title: "Angola: Post-Neto Reverberations"

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts, notes, and photocopies of published article.
Box 13, Folder 24

Foreign Affairs [Unpublished] 1981-09-14

General

Article title: "Reagan and Southern Africa"

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts and notes for an unpublished article.
Box 13, Folder 11

"In These Times" Article 1977-03

General

Article title: "Zaire War Threatens Carter's Smile"

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts and a newspaper clipping of the published article.
Box 13, Folder 12

The Washington Post -- GBJ & JVT 1977-03

General

Article title: "It's Time for U.S. - Angola Ties"

Processing Information

Removed photocopy of "South Africa's History Confirms Apartheid is Will of the Miniority".

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts and newspaper clippings of the published article.
Box 13, Folder 2

NY Times Magazine article 1978-03

Scope and Contents

Include drafts of an article written for the March/April 1978 edition of the NY Times Magazine and correspondence pertaining to the article's creation.
Box 13, Folder 20

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions 1978-10-1978-11

General

Article title: "Africa and the Superpowers"

Scope and Contents

Contians copies of World Issues journal.
Box 13, Folder 16

Wash. Post [ The Washinton Post] (unpublished; including Anoop photos, etc.) 1979-01

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts, notes, correspondence, and evelope filled with photographic prints for an unpublished article.
Box 13, Folder 5

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions [ The Center Magazine] 1983-03

General

Article title: "South Africa and Namibia: Prospects for Change"

Processing Information

There are other photocopies of this article in Box 12 Folder 22.

Scope and Contents

Contains paperback journal and photocopies of articles.
Box 14, Folder 1

Bender & Isaacman "Historiography" 1976

General

Article title: "The Changing Historiography of Angola and Mozambique"

Scope and Contents

Two copies of an article Bender co-wrote with Allen Isaacman for The Changing Direction of African Studies.
Box 14, Folder 4

Bender & Yoder "Whites in Angola" 1974-08-27-1975-02-10

General

Article title: "Whites in Angola on the Eve of Independence: The Politics of Numbers"; "Quantos Brancos Há Em Angola?"

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts and published copies of the article and correspondence with editors from Africa Today.
Box 14, Folder 7

Foreign Policy Article 1977-12-05-1979-03-27

General

Article title: "Angola, the Cubans, and American Anxieties."

Processing Information

Includes some correspondence in French.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Bender and Sanford J. Ungar, the editor for Foreign Policy, correspondence between Ungar and Espirit, a French literary magazine, and drafts of the article he wrote for their July 1978 issue.
Box 14, Folder 9

International Security Article 1978

General

Article Title: "Conflict in Southern Africa: A Debate," co-written with Kenneth Adelman.

Scope and Contents

Contains one photocopy and one scrapbooked copy of the Fall 1978 issue of International Security.
Box 14, Folder 10

Materials Used in Ufahamu Article 1974-02-14-1974-05-27

Related Materials

Also see Box 13 Folder 25 for related materials.

Scope and Contents

Contains Bender's notes and compilation of articles he referenced in his Ufahamu article.
Box 23, Folder 13

A Tribute to Henry Chipembere 1975-12

Scope and Contents

Contains several copies of a tribute published in the African Studies Newsletter that Gerald Bender wrote for Professor Henry Chipembere after his passing.
 

Book manuscripts, proposals, and related research materials

Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains a complete manuscript, outtakes, and notes for his book Angola Under the Portuguese: The Myth and the Reality, outlines and comments for his Phd dissertation, and research materials that includes primary and secondary source documents, data, and personal notes.
Box 20, Folder 11

Dissertation Outline 1970-02-20-1974-03-15

Scope and Contents

Contains two outlines for Bender's dissertation White Settlement in Portuguese Angola and a letter addressed to an advisor overseeing his writing.
Box 20, Folder 14

Reproduction and Copies Sent; Thesis Copies Sent circa 1974

Scope and Contents

Contains a list of individuals that Bender had sent a copy of his thesis to.
Box 20, Folder 1-5

[Manuscript for Angola Under the Portuguese: The Myth and the Reality] 1975

Processing Information

The entire manuscript was originally housed in five folders that had the following titles: "Originals Chapter 1 and 2," "PP 158-316 Part II Chapters 3 and 4," "PP 317-451 Chapters 5 and 6," "Chapter VII The Reality of Race in Angola PP 452-532," and "Bibliography 533-586." The current file title was chosen by the processing archivist and the original order has been maintained.

Scope and Contents

Contains an original manuscript for the book Angola Under the Portuguese: The Myth and the Reality.
Box 20, Folder 6

Degredado Materials Used circa 1970s

Scope and Contents

Contains research notes and a preliminary draft of "Part II: White Settlement" for his book.
Box 20, Folder 7

Working Notes on JPP Data circa 1970s

Language of Material: Materials in English and Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains research materials in the form of articles, notes, and data tables pertaining to Caper Veridian, Angola, and European "colonos" he used for his book.

General

"JPP" stands for "Junta Provincial de Povoamento," which translates to "Provincial Board of Settlement" and refers to the Portuguese government that ruled Angola during the 1960s.
Box 20, Folder 8

Chapter Six 1975-04-1976-04

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopied articles and notes about Tanzania, Rhodesia, and alcohol imports in West Africa.
Box 20, Folder 9

Materials Used in ATT Chapter 1962-1974

Scope and Contents

Contains research materials in the form of data tables, graphs, notes, and articles about racial and sex demographics, slavery, and race relations in Angola, South Africa, and Brazil. Some of the notes, graphs, and tables were made by Bender.
Box 20, Folder 10

Materials Used in "Intro" circa 1970s

Scope and Contents

Contains outtakes, notes, and articles for the Introduction of his book.
Box 20, Folder 12

Comments circa 1970s

Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten feedback on Bender's dissertation and maps showing the Angolan population distribution in 1970.
Box 20, Folder 13

Sheets Used for Typing Notes circa 1970s

Scope and Contents

Contains Bender's handwritten and typed research notes.
Box 20, Folder 15

Conclusion Materials circa 1970s

Language of Material: Materials in English and Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains reserch materials in the form of articles, notes, photographs, and an interview transcript pertaining to class and race in African countries subject to Portuguese colonialism. Also contains outtakes from his book.
Box 20, Folder 16

Expulsions of Colonos by J.P.P.: Cases, Reasons, Documentation circa 1970s

Language of Material: Materials in English and Portuguese.
Language of Material: Notes are in Portuguese and English.

Scope and Contents

Contains Bender's handwritten transcriptions of various letters, written in Portuguese, sent among ministers and the govenor general in the Portuguese government (JPP) from 1964 to 1968 concerning the expulsion of colonos.
Box 21, Folder 1

1968 JPP Report Huambo (Impt) circa 1970s

Language of Material: Documents are in Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains two copies of a 1968 document produced by the colonialist Portuguese government (JPP). The documents contain Bender's handwritten notes, which are in English, that reflect his opinions on certain passages.
Box 21, Folder 2

JPP - Lists of Colonos (12/68) circa 1970s

Scope and Contents

Contains two documents talling the number of colonos and ex-colonos that left, were expelled, died, and had their trip back home paid for.
Box 21, Folder 3

JPP Codes circa 1970s

Scope and Contents

Contains lists of Angolan district numbers, a code sheet about the status of colonos, and several IBM punch cards.
Box 21, Folder 4

(Confid) Carta do Gov. Huambo on Colonatos & Alienation of Africans circa 1970s

Language of Material: Letter is in Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains a copy of a letter from Govenor of Huambo written in August 1968 complaining about Colonato-Benefica and the resultant alientation of African in the area.
Box 21, Folder 5

Fazendas Medias-JPP circa 1970s

Language of Material: Documents are in Portuguese.

Scope and Contents

Contains government reports produced in the early 1960s (most likely 1961 to 1962) and Bender's accompanying handwritten notes.
Box 21, Folder 6

Colonos - Gen. circa 1970s

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.

Scope and Contents

Contains primary source materials that includes a transcript for an interview with Borges Mouzinho (President of JPP), reports, census data, and newspaper articles and Bender's lists and notes concerning the government's expenditures.
Box 21, Folder 7

Data and Trip Information from Northern Portugal and Interviews 1967-11

Scope and Contents

Contains typed data tables with Portugal population information and travel documents that includes hotel reciepts, lists of travel expenses, telephone bills, and car rental forms.
Box 23, Folder 6

G.J. Bender "The Angolan Form of Nationalism" (unpublished) 1965-12-06

Scope and Contents

Contains two copies of paper Bender wrote for a political science course he took in the fall of 1965.
Box 27, Folder 1

Bender, Coleman and Sklar Book 1984-12-1986-03

Scope and Contents

Contains press clips and correspondence concerning book titled African Crisis Areas and U.S. Foreign Policy that Bender co-edited with Richard L. Sklar and James S. Coleman for The University of California Press. Also includes manuscripts for the introduction and Chapter 7 "Mozambique: Tugging at the Chains of Dependency."
Box 12, Folder 10

Bender, Coleman & Sklar "My Chapter" 1985-1987

General

Chapter title: "American Policy toward Angola: A History of Linkage" in African Crisis Areas and U.S. Foreign Policy

Scope and Contents

Contains his chapter from the book and press clips for book reviews
Box 27, Folder 5

Macmillian Article 1986-01-1986-09

Scope and Contents

Contains Bender's outlines, drafts, and correspondence with Macmillian Publishing regarding an article on Angola he authored for the 1987 edition of Colliers Encyclopedia.
Box 26, Folder 14

Norton Book Proposal 1978-03-27-1978-08-24

Scope and Contents

Contains a proposal submitted to W.W. Norton & Company for a book titled Guerrillas: Before and After Power or Guerrillas to Govenors edited by Gerald Bender and Gerard Chaliand.
Box 26, Folder 11

Kelly and AU Press 1992-06-09-1992-09-21

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, memorandum, and a reading report concerning a review of Sean Kelly's manuscript for Our Kind of Tyrant: Mobutu of Zaire that Bender provided for The American University Press.
 

Conferences talks and lecture notes

Box 23, Folder 21

Nov. 1975 Portuguese Lectures 1973-11-12-1975-12-16

General

Title of paper: "Portugal, Angola, and Mozambique: One Year Later," Gerald J. Bender, prepared for the Seven Springs Center Symposium on Change in Contemporary Southern Africa May 9-11, 1975; Joint meeting report: "Prospective Political Outcomes in Portugal," California Seminar on Arms Control and Foreign Policy, Joint Meeting of the Working Group on European Security and Arms Control, the Rand Corporation, and the UCLA Program on Arms Control and International Security.

Scope and Contents

Contains outlines and notes on some of Bender's UCLA Extension talks, a paper prepared for the Seven Spring Center Symposium, a summary of a working group meeting that addresses the Carnation Revolution in Portugal, resulting political outcomes, and its affect on Angola and Mozambique.
Box 22, Folder 13

U of Minnesota/SSRC Conference May 83 1982-11-24-1983-05-27

Scope and Contents

Contains fliers, schedules, correspondence, and an address list of participants for a symposium at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Bender attended as a commentator for one of the panels.
Box 22, Folder 12

ISA Nigeria 29/3/84 1984-03-17-1984-03-30

Processing Information

There were handwritten notes on the exterior of the folder that have been cut out and kept with the contents of the folder.

Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten notes, a letter, and three papers presented at the 1984 Annual Conference of the International Studies Association.
Box 22, Folder 5

Garmisch Talk 1982-06-1983-03

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, notes, and a transcript of Benders speech for the Garmisch Conference in 1983.
Box 18, Folder 8

Lamy South Africa Conference 83 1982-10-20-1983-03-01

General

Conference title: "U.S. Transnational Activity in South Africa"; Lamy refers to Professor Steven L. Lamy who contacted Bender about helping to organize the conference.

Scope and Contents

Contains memos, letters, newsclippings, and draft agendas pertaining to a United Nations and USC joint conference that Bender assisted in organizing. Additionally, ther are draft agendas for other UN seminars.
Box 23, Folder 3

Lecture - Nigeria's Foreign Policy and Relations in the World 1966

Scope and Contents

Contains lecture notes and research materials on Nigerian Foreign Policy during the mid-1960s.
Box 23, Folder 4

Lecture on American Political Parties 1971-01

Processing Information

The title of the original folder also contained the following in parantheses: "given Jan. 1971 to Brazilian Students."

Scope and Contents

Contains notes for a lecture pertaining to the history of United States political parties.
Box 23, Folder 8

P.S. 250 Lecture 1971-03-10

Scope and Contents

Contains notes and a map of Angola for a lecture on guerrilla organizations and resettlement in Angola.
Box 23, Folder 2

P.S. 167 Lecture circa 1970s

Scope and Contents

Contains lecture notes for a course Bender taught.
Box 23, Folder 5

Cornell Talk, NYC 1975-06-17

Scope and Contents

Contains a transcript summarizing the open remarks, Bender's talk, and audience comments for a meeting on Angola that took place at Cornell University.
Box 23, Folder 9

San Diego Lecture 1972-12

Scope and Contents

Contains lecture notes pertaining to the history of Portuguese colonialism in Africa, wars for independence, and United States international policies.
Box 22, Folder 3

World Peace Foundation Article/Chapter 1986-01-16-1987-03-08

General

Title of chapter mentioned: "Washington's Quest for Enemies in Angola," from Regional Conflict and U.S. Policy: Angola and Mozambique.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, notes, and itineraries pertaining to a 1986 World Peace Foundation conference Bender attended and a chapter Bender authored for a book edited by Richard J. Bloomfield, executive director for the World Peace Foundation.
Box 21, Folder 15

Current Talk Reagan African Policy 1981-04-08-1987-02-15

General

Titled Speeches: "Pacific Coast Africanist Association Keynote," "Namibia: Current Development and Their Implications"

Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten notes and outlines of speeches, correspondence, and newspaper clippings that pertain to the Reagan Administration's policies towards Southern Africa. The correspondence was written and sent between other individuals who are not Bender. While the notes are authored by Bender, it's unclear if these pertain to his own speeches.
Box 12, Folder 12

ASA Presidential Address African Studies Review 1988

General

Speech title: "Ideology and Ignorance: American Attitudes Toward Africa"
Box 11, Folder 15

Tufts University 1990-03-02-1990-03-04

General

Bender was a symposium participant for The Militarization of the Third World: Regional Conflict, International Security, Development and U.S. Foregin Policy, the 5th Annual Experimental College Symposia Project, an International Symposia at Tufts University.

Scope and Contents

Symposia program, welcome letter, notes for panel speech
Box 13, Folder 17

7 - Springs 1981-11-12-1981-11-14

General

Conference/Symposium: "United States Policy Options in Southern Africa: the Next Five Years", Seven Springs Center

Scope and Contents

Contains copies of the agenda for an international policy symposium Bender attended.
Box 13, Folder 19

West Political Science Association Paper (S.F.) 1980-03-27

Scope and Contents

Contains outline for a paper about political dependence/dependency, using the impact of colonialism and Soviet and Cuban presence in Angola as a case study.
Box 27, Folder 9

Angolan Public Records 1978-12-1980-04

Scope and Contents

Contains outlines, notes, index cards, and a draft for several lectures on American policy towards Angola. The lectures were presented at Yale, the Council for Foreign Relations, Claremont Mens College, the African Subcommittee, and the Institute of Policy studies.
 

Poems authored by Bender

Box 18, Folder 7

Poetry Dr. Bender 1984

Scope and Contents

Contains typed and handwritten drafts of poems authored by Michael J. S. The poems are inspired by Angola and Pan-Africanism.
Box 23, Folder 12

My Poem on Angola (in Portugal) 1969-12-29

Scope and Contents

Contains two copies of a poem Bender wrote in Portuguese.
 

Political testimonies, hearings, and addresses

Box 13, Folder 22

State Dept. Angolan Symposium 1978-02-17-1978-06-30

General

Conference/Symposium: "The State Department Symposium on Angola," February 17, 1978

Scope and Contents

Contains documents, drafts, and correspondence for remarks Bender prepared for the State Department Symposium on Angola.
Box 14, Folder 3

Solarz Angola Hearings 1980-09-17-1980-09-30

General

Statement titles: "Testimony on U.S. Angolan Policy Before the Africa Subcommittee of the House of Foreign Relations Committee," by Gerald J. Bender, 17 September 1980; Other statements by Richard M. Moose (Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs), Lannon Walker (Deputy Assistant Secretary of State), and John M. Duff, Jr. (Senior Vice President of the Bank of the United States).

Scope and Contents

Contains several statements, one authored by Bender, that were presented before the House of African Affairs in September 1980.
Box 21, Folder 14

State Dept Conference on SADC Dec 10,99 1999-12-02-1999-12-10

General

Conference title: US State Department Conference on New Directions in the Southern African Development Community, Meridian International Center, Washington, DC, December 10, 1999.

Scope and Contents

Contains agendas, briefing papers, notes, and a letter pertianing to Bender's participation in the conference on New Directions in the Southern African Development Community.
Box 11, Folder 11

House Angola Hearing 1995-07-05-1995-07-13

General

Additional title: "Road to Democracy in Angola"

Scope and Contents

Includes copies of his speech and correspondence from the Committee of International Relations pertaining to rescheduling the hearing to July 13, 1995.
Box 14, Folder 8

Senate Testimony (Originals) 1975-06-16-1976-04-22

General

Title: "The Role of Congress in the Development of a Responsible American Policy Toward Angola"; Testimony title: "

Scope and Contents

Contains a transcript, an appendix, and photocopies of a version published in Issue: A Quarterly Journal of Africanist Opinion for a 1975 testimony Bender gave for a Hearing on Southern Africa before the Foreign Relations Committee. Additionally, there is a photocopy of a 1976 letter written by John V. Tunney to President Ford regarding U.S. foregin policy in Southern African countries like Angola and Rhodesia.
Box 12, Folder 28

Testimony Solarz Comm 1980-08-14-1980-09-17

General

Speech title: "Testimony on U.S. Angolan Policy Before the Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Relations Committee"

Scope and Contents

Contains three copies of speech and one letter.
Box 13, Folder 21

Senate Essay on Soviets in Africa 1978-09-05-1978-10-20

General

Paper title: "Soviet Influence in the Third World (Africa)"

Scope and Contents

Contains call for papers from the United States Senate and drafts of Bender's paper.
Box 12, Folder 4

House Angola Hearing 1989-07-27

General

A Review of United States Policy Toward Political Negotiations in Angola: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs
Box 11, Folder 13

My Testimony "U.S. Private Activity Sector in Angola" 1992-03-03

General

Additional title: "The Potential for US Private Sector Activity in Angola" Event: House Foregin Affairs Committee Hearing International Economic Policy &amp Trade &amp Africa Subcommittees
Box 11, Folder 14

Angola Hearing 1993-11

Scope and Contents

Includes notes, correspondence, transcripts of statements, opening remarks, and reports for "The Quest for Peace in Angola" hearing for the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Also includes a prepared statement by Chester A. Crocker.
Box 12, Folder 14

Testimony 1985-10-31-1986

General

Transcript title: "Testimony on U.S. Policy Toward Angola Before the Africa Subcommittee of the House of Foreign Relations Committee" on Oct 31, 1985; Article title: "Angola: Friends and Enemies" in Africa Report Jan-Feb 1986
Box 13, Folder 23

Diggs Comm. Hearing 1978-05-25-1978-05-30

General

"Testimony on U.S. Angolan Policy Before the Africa Subcommittee of the House of International Relations Committee"

Scope and Contents

Contains copy of Bender's testimony before the House, letters from the Charles C. Diggs, Jr. (chairman of the Subcommittee on Africa), transcripts of the whole hearing, and a newspaper article about the Angolan Civil War.
Box 12, Folder 21

Testimony [Wolpe Comm.] 1982-12-08

General

Speech title: "Destabilization in Southern Africa"; Bender presented the statement at the Dec. 8, 1992 Subcommitte on Africa hearing in Washington, D.C.
Box 12, Folder 25

Testimony 8 Dec. 1982 1982-01-09-1982-12-08

General

Contains statements from Dr. Ian Butterfield [Foreign Policy Analyst for the Heritage Foundation], Seth Singleton [Professor of Politics and Governement at Ripon College], and Allan Isaacman [Professor of History at the University of Minnesota], and Gerald Bender [the same statement in folder 12.21] with a note to send to the Pacific News Service, and one letter.

Scope and Contents

Contains transcripts for various statements, one of which was drafted by Bender.
 

Manuscripts of papers and research proposals written by colleagues

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains manuscripts for papers that were written by other scholars. Most of these had either been sent to Bender for him to review or were presented at academic conferences that Bender had attended. Some of the manuscripts include Bender's handwritten notes.
Box 25, Folder 9

Tamar Zelniker 1971-1972

Scope and Contents

Contains papers and a grant application for a study on child cognitive development written by psychology professors Wendell E. Jeffrey from UCLA and Tamar Zelniker from Tel-Aviv University. Also, contains articles written by Richard Herrnstein and about his controversial research on "I.Q. castes."
Box 24, Folder 7

US + Port Azores Panel in New Hampshire 1979-06

Scope and Contents

Contains a selection of papers scholars presented at the International Conference Group on Modern Portugal held at the University of New Hampshire from June 21-24, 1979.
Box 24, Folder 6

"The Crisis in Portugal" Apr. 76 [Papers] 1976-04

Language of Material: Materials in English and French.

Scope and Contents

Contains a flier, Bender's notes, and copies of a few of the papers other professor presented at "The Crisis in Portugal," a symposium held at the University of Toronto, that he attended.
Box 23, Folder 11

ISA - Seiler Panel 1980-03-06-1980-03-19

Scope and Contents

Contents consist of three papers written by John Seiler and Fred Bunnell that were delievered at the 1980 International Studies Association Annual Conference and Bender's handwritten comments.
Box 24, Folder 1

Papers on Portugal - Wheeler Conf-S 1975-1980

Language of Material: Materials in Portuguese and English.

General

None of the papers are authroed by Bender. Some of the authors include William Lomax of University of Nottingham, Thomas C. Bruneau of McGill University, Nancy Bermeo, Caroline B. Brettell of the University of Texas, Austin, and Maria Beatriz Rocha Trindade.

Scope and Contents

Contains a selection of papers about Portuguese politics prepared for several conferences that include the 1979 International Conference on Modern Portugal and the 1980 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. There is a conference program and roster list for the former.
Box 23, Folder 23

Articles on Post-Coup Portugal 1976-04

Scope and Contents

Contains one manuscript for "The Impact and Meaning of 'Non-Competitive, Non-Free and Insignificant' Elections in Authoritarian Portugal: 1933-1974" by Professor Philippe C. Schmitter.
Box 22, Folder 18

Tillman Writings 1960-1974

Biographical / Historical

James Albert Tillman Jr. was a professor who researched and wrote about anti-black racism and its affect on housing, poverty, and education. He served as the executive director of Crusade for Opportunity, an antipoverty program for Syracuse and Onodaga County, NY, until 1967, and was the exectuive director of the Greater Minneapolis Interfaith Fair Housing program from 1959 to 1965. The latter organization aimed to combat racism against black and minority tenants and home buyers. Mary Norman Tillman conducted similar research and collaborated with James on various publications and studies.

General

Titles of select publications present: "The Minneapolis Public Schools: An Analytic Profiles A Look Beyond Desegregation," 1974, "To Secure These Rights," Greater Minneapolis Interfaith Housing Program, "Exiles No More," 1963, "Black Intellectuals, White Liberals and Race Relations: An Analytic Overview," 1972.

Scope and Contents

Contains a mixture of papers, articles, and reports about or authored by James Albert Tillman, Jr. and Mary Norman Tillman concerning anti-black racism, education, desegregation, and housing rights in the greater Minneapolis area.
Box 22, Folder 8

Chester Crocker 1980-1990

Scope and Contents

Contains copies of articles and statements written by Chester A. Crocker, a Professor at Georgetown University and a former US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.
Box 21, Folder 22

David Samuels 1995-05-1995-09

Scope and Contents

Contains articles written by David Samuels.
Box 21, Folder 8

Justin Pearce Angola Manuscript 2013

General

The manuscript is an early version of Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola: 1975-2002 which was published in 2015.

Scope and Contents

Contains a 2013 manuscript of a book Cambridge Professor Justin Pearce had sent to Bender for review and a separate document containing Bender's comments.
Box 22, Folder 11

Munger & Obichere Talks

General

Obichere was a Professor in African History at UCLA.

Processing Information

The exterior of the folder had a stamp which read: "Research and Records Section Department of Trusteeship and Non-Self-Governing Territories Please do not remove materials from file."

Scope and Contents

Contains lecture notes about the history of the Angolan Civil War and news report coverage in the region.
Box 14, Folder 5

Stockwell Review 1978-1979

Related Materials

See Box 13 Folder 28 (13.28) for published version of Bender's book review.

Scope and Contents

Contains pages from John Stockwell's book In Search of Enemies: A CIA Story with underlined sections as well as book reviews and articles written about Stockwell and his book. Also contains Bender's notes and rough drafts for his review of Stockwell's book that was published in The New York Review of Books December 1978 issue.
Box 27, Folder 3-4

Henry Chipembere Thesis circa 1973

Scope and Contents

Contains drafts of Henry Chipembere's thesis and feeback from advisors.
Box 27, Folder 7

Indian Ocean - ISA Panel 1980-03-19-1980-03-23

Scope and Contents

Contains reports and papers prepared for presentation at the International Studies Association annual conference on March 19-22, 1980. Benders comments on the papers are included.
 

[Filed by author surname]

Box 47

[A-M]

Box 28

[N-Z]

 

Realia and graphic materials

Box 45

A Year in the Life of Talia [framed photo collage] circa 1997

General

A photo collage of young Talia with text: "Thank you for celebraitng my first birthday with me."
Box 45

African mask, sculpture, and pottery undated

Scope and Contents

An African mask and bust -- both carved from wood; a ceramic ashtray with "Guine-Bissau" lettered on the side; and a glass-blown candle jar, with candle inside, made in Mexico.
Box 45

Black Political Thought in the Making of South African Democracy by C.R.D. Halisi [framed book cover art] circa 1999

Box 46

Brass vase undated

Box 30, Folder 1

[Linocut prints] undated

Processing Information

Removed from frames during processing.

General

Artist signature is illegible, but looks like "Houti" in one print. Titles include "Fruitful Garden" and "Racing Horses."
Box 30, Folder 3

Nelson Mandela, Jerry Bender, and Michael Kennedy in Johannesburg 1991-08-12

Processing Information

Removed from frame during processing.
Box 22, Folder 9

Passports 1986-1996

Scope and Contents

Contains two of Bender's passport booklets issued in 1986 and 1996 and photocopies of the same passports.
Box 30, Folder 2

[Photo collages] 1994-1998, undated

Processing Information

Removed from frames during processing.

Scope and Contents

13 photograph collages featuring political events in Angola, Bender with politicians and political scientists, and Bender's family and friends.
Box 30, Folder 10

Portuguese Revolutionary Speaks [flyer for rally and public lecture] undated

General

Speakers: Antonio Silva and Joel Geier
Box 30, Folder 11

What's On File and Where [box/file inventories] circa 1992

Scope and Contents

A binder (rehoused into preservation folder) labeled "What's On File and Where." Contains inventories and lists of Bender's collected periodicals on file, issues of Jornal de Angola, boxes in Bender's garage, file categories, etc. This inventory is not an accurate or comprehensive description of the Gerald J. Bender papers in its current state, but it is useful for getting a general idea of the types of publications that Bender collected and some of the categories that he used to organize his research.