Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Francis Underhill Macy papers
Date (inclusive): 1983-2007
Collection Number: 2010C40
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In English and Russian
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.
Macy, Francis Underhill, 1927-2009
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual
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Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2010.
[Identification of item], Francis Underhill Macy papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
||Born, Evanston, Illinois
||B.A., Government, Wesleyan University
||M.A., Slavic Studies, Harvard University
||Married Joanna Rogers
||Led citizen diplomatic mission to the Soviet Union
||Present at the March on Washington
||Director, Association for Humanistic Psychology
||Served as deputy Peace Corps director in India, country director in Tunisia and Nigeria, and as director of all Peace Corps
programs in Africa
||With Enid Schreibman, founded Center for Safe Energy
||Co-director, Center for Safe Energy
||Director, Institute for Deep Ecology
||Awarded Nuclear Free Future Lifetime Achievement Award
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
United States -- Relations -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Relations -- United States
United States -- Relations -- Former Soviet republics
Former Soviet republics -- Relations -- United States
Environmental protection -- Soviet Union
Environmental protection -- Former Soviet republics
Energy policy -- Soviet Union
Energy policy -- Former Soviet republics
Association for Humanistic Psychology
Center for Safe Energy