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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Francis Underhill Macy papers
    Date (inclusive): 1983-2007
    Collection Number: 2010C40
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English and Russian
    Physical Description: 16 manuscript boxes (6.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, reports, meeting materials, notes, lists, memoranda, printed matter, and photographs, relating to nongovernmental exchange programs between Americans and citizens of the Soviet Union and its successor republics, and to promotion of Gestalt psychology, environmentalism, nuclear safety and alternative energy sources in the Soviet Union and its successor republics.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Macy, Francis Underhill, 1927-2009

    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], Francis Underhill Macy papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2010.

    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 Note

    1927 Born, Evanston, Illinois
    1949 B.A., Government, Wesleyan University
    1951 M.A., Slavic Studies, Harvard University
    1953 Married Joanna Rogers
    1961 Led citizen diplomatic mission to the Soviet Union
    1963 Present at the March on Washington
    1964-1972 Served as deputy Peace Corps director in India, country director in Tunisia and Nigeria, and as director of all Peace Corps programs in Africa
    circa 1980s Director, Association for Humanistic Psychology
    1991 With Enid Schreibman, founded Center for Safe Energy
    1995-2009 Co-director, Center for Safe Energy
    1995- Director, Institute for Deep Ecology
    2005 Awarded Nuclear Free Future Lifetime Achievement Award
    2009 Death

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Francis Underhill Macy papers include correspondence, reports, meeting materials, notes, lists, memoranda, printed matter, and photographs related to nongovernmental exchange programs between Americans and citizens of the Soviet Union and its successor republics, and to promotion of Gestalt psychology, environmentalism, nuclear safety and alternative energy sources in the Soviet Union and its successor republics.
    Francis Underhill Macy was an environmentalist who organized exchange programs between the United States and the Soviet Union. The collection has been kept in its original order, with the Chronological File comprising the majority of the materials. Materials from the 1980s and early 1990s consist mostly of files on exchange programs, including documentation of Macy’s trips to the Soviet Union and his work for the Association for Humanistic Psychology. In addition to exchange program files, later materials include documentation of Macy’s work for various environmental groups and files on environmental conferences.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Association for Humanistic Psychology.
    Center for Safe Energy.
    Energy policy--Former Soviet republics.
    Energy policy--Soviet Union.
    Environmental protection--Former Soviet republics.
    Environmental protection--Soviet Union.
    Former Soviet republics--Relations--United States.
    Nuclear energy.
    Psychology.
    Soviet Union--Relations--United States.
    United States--Relations--Former Soviet republics.
    United States--Relations--Soviet Union.