Survey of the Francis Underhill Macy papers

Finding aid prepared by Beth Goder
Hoover Institution Archives
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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

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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

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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.

 

Chronological File, 1983-1997, 2006

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, itineraries, clippings, meeting minutes, circulars, notes, conference materials, memoranda, applications, and photographs related to exchange programs between the United States and Soviet Union and various environmental projects. Includes documents related to trips organized by the Association for Humanistic Psychology, Interhelp, the Center for US-USSR Initiatives (CUUI), and the National Council for International Visitors.
Materials from the 1980s and early 1990s document exchange programs, including Macy’s trips to the Soviet Union, and his work for the Association for Humanistic Psychology. Later materials include documentation on various environmental projects.
Box 1

1983-1986

Box 2

1986-1987

Box 3

1987-1988

Box 4

1988, 1991

Box 5

1989

Box 6

1989-1990

Box 7

1990

Box 8

1991, 1995-1996

Box 9

1994-1995

Box 10

1991-1994

Box 11

1992

Box 12

1993, 1998

Box 13

1998-1999, 2006

Box 14

1996

Box 15

1996-1997

Box 16

1996-1997

Box 13

Psychology File, 1982-1990

Scope and Contents note

Printed matter, notes, and correspondence related to psychology. Includes a notebook on Soviet psychologists.