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Inventory of the Donald S. Rothchild Writings
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  • Creator: Rothchild, Donald S.
    Title: Writings
    Date (inclusive): 1974-1993
    Extent: 0.4 linear feet
    Abstract: Donald S. Rothchild (1928-2007) served as Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Davis. The collection contains selected manuscripts of Rothchild's conference papers and writings which focus on politics and government in Africa.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-537
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.


    Donald S. Rothchild (1928-2007) received his undergraduate degree from Kenyon College (1949), entered the military for two years during the Korean War, received his masters degree from the University of California, Berkeley (1954), and his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University (1958). He became a Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Davis in 1965.
    He also served on faculties in Africa at the University of Nairobi, the University of Ghana, Makerere University in Uganda, the University of Zambia and in the United States at the School of Advanced International Studies of John Hopkins, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Brookings Institute, and the University of California Washington Center.
    Peterman, Larry. "Donald Rothchild." In Memoriam. Academic Senate, "Donald Rothchild" In Memoriam. Academic Senate,   Accessed August 15, 2011.

    Scope and Content

    Contains selected manuscripts of Rothchild's conference papers and writings.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by title of the manuscript.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Rothchild, Donald S.--Archives.
    University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives
    Africa--Politics and government


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Donald Rothchild Writings, D-537, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.