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Inventory of the Larry Jay Diamond clippings collection
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Larry Jay Diamond clippings collection
    Dates: 1978-2004
    Collection Number: 2002C79
    Collector: Diamond, Larry Jay, collector.
    Collection Size: 11 manuscript boxes (4.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Relates to political, social and economic conditions in Nigeria.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information


    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], Larry Jay Diamond clippings collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002.


    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/Historical Note

    Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, where he directs the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. He is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy and serves as senior consultant at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy. With Abbas Milani, he coordinates the Hoover Institution Project on Democracy in Iran. His research focuses on comparative trends in the stability of democracy in developing countries and post communist states and on US foreign policy. At Stanford University, he is a professor by courtesy of political science and sociology.
    Diamond has edited or co-edited more than 30 books on democracy, including the recent titles How People View Democracy, How East Asians View Democracy, Latin America's Struggle for Democracy, Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan, and Assessing the Quality of Democracy . Among his other published works are, Developing Democracy: Toward Consolidation (1999), Promoting Democracy in the 1990s (1995), and Class, Ethnicity, and Democracy in Nigeria (1989).
    Source: http://www.stanford.edu/~ldiamond/

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Acquired in 2002, the Larry Jay Diamond collection in the Hoover Institution Archives includes clippings, correspondence, writings, conference proceedings, and printed matter relating to political, social and economic conditions before, during, and after Presidential elections in Nigeria in 1983.
    Research materials in the papers pertain to Diamond's book Class, Ethnicity, and Democracy in Nigeria (1989). There are draft chapters of the book on the floppy disks.
    The papers include materials relating to his teaching activities as a Fulbright visiting lecturer at Bayero University Kano (BUK), Nigeria, from 1982 to 1983, as well as conference proceedings of National United Power Convention (NUPC) in Baghdad in 2004.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.