Register of the Jerzy F. Karcz Papers, 1917-1970

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Register of the Jerzy F. Karcz Papers, 1917-1970

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Jerzy F. Karcz Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1970
Collection number: 71028
Creator: Karcz, Jerzy F.
Collection Size: (40 manuscript boxes, 4 card file boxes, 1 phonotape (19 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, research notes, statistical surveys and reports, and miscellanea, relating to Soviet and East European agriculture and economics. Jerzy F. Karcz was also known as George Karcz.
Language: English.

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Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1971.


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Access Points

Agriculture --Europe, Eastern
Agriculture --Soviet Union
Europe, Eastern
Europe, Eastern --Economic conditions
Soviet Union
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union --Economic conditions

Series Description

Box 1


Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
Boxes 1-33

SUBJECT FILE, 1917-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, charts, notes, printed matter, xerox copies, etc., arranged alphabetically by subject.
Boxes 33-36

WRITINGS, 1930-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typewritten manuscripts, essays, etc., arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 37


Scope and Content Note

Clippings, miscellaneous, notes, charts, lists, etc.
boxes 38-41


Scope and Content Note

3x5 cards containing author, title, and subject reference to materials used for research.

Container List



Box 1.

Aldrich, Keith, 1964


Alexandre, R., 1968


Bergson, Abram, 1956-1957, 1968, 1970


Brooks, E. Willis, 1967


Bush, Keith, 1968


Byrnes, Robert F., 1966, 1968


Center for Research Libraries, 1970


Chapman, Janet, 1955-1956, 1970


Cheadle, Vernon I., 1968


Food Research Institute (Stanford University), 1931


Gerschenkron, Alexander, 1970


Goodrich, Carter


Goodrich, Professor, 1970


Horecky, Paul L.


Hooson, David, 1968


Jackson, Douglas, 1955


Kadlec, Vladimir (Minister of Education, Czechoslovakia), 1968


Karcz, Bart, 1970


Keldysh, M. V., 1968


Klatt, Werner, 1965-1966


Library of Congress, 1970


Lilienthal, Philip E., 1968


Nimitz, Nancy (Rand Corporation), 1955-1959


Nove, A., 1956


Popielovsky, Dimitry, 1968


Pryor, Frederic, 1969


Schultz, T. W., 1968


Smolenski, Jozef, 1958, 1969-1970


Smolinski, Leon, 1957-1958


Starovski, V. N., 1958


Timoshenko, V. P., 1963


Urban, George, 1969


Volin, Lazar, 1955


Vucinich, Wayne, 1965-1966


Wadekin, Karl-Eugen, 1968, 1970


Willett, Joseph W., 1963


Yelutin, V. P., 1968


Zaninovich, M. George, 1965


Zauberman, Alfred, 1969




SUBJECT FILES, 1917-1970

Box 1.

"Abbreviations for Price Handbooks Used in Rand Studies of the Prices of Soviet Basic Industrial Goods," by Abram Bergson, 1955




"Agriculture in the Industrialization of Communist China and the Soviet Union," by Anthony Tang, 1967


"Agriculture in the Industrialization of Communist China and the Soviet Union: A Comment," Nancy Nimitz (Rand Corporation), 1967


Agricultural Development Council, Inc.


"Economic Meaning of Subsistance," by C. R. Wharton, 1963


"Micro-Development: The Transformation of Village Level Economies," by C. R. Wharton, 1968


"Selected Bibliography for Conference on Subsistence and Peasant Economies," by C. R. Wharton, 1964


"Agricultural Marketing and Economic Development," by William O. Jones, 1970


"The Agricultural Situation in Communist Areas," U.S. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service, 1969/1970


American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages. Bulletin. 1951: Vol. IX, No. 1.

Box 2.

Association for Comparative Economics




Proceedings of National Association for Comparative Economics Meetings. San Francisco, California, December 27-29, 1969


Association for the Study of Soviet-Type Economics


Association of Economists Working on the USSR and Eastern Europe


Bibliography of Anthropological and Sociological Publications on Eastern Europe and the USSR


Bills and invoices








Agriculture and economy

Box 3.

Agriculture and economy


"The Auxiliary Plot of the Cooperative Farmers," 1963



Box 4.

Employment and labor


Labor and population










"Capital Theory and Development Planning," by R. F. Findlay






Agriculture and industry


"Input-Output Relations in the Agriculture of Communist China," by Anthony Tang


"Chinese and Soviet Transport for Agriculture, by Holland Hunter


Communist economic offensive


Communist social systems


"A Comparison of Retail Prices in the US, USSR and Western Europe," by Keith Bush, 1967

Box 5.

Conference on the Economic Development of European Socialist Countries. Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Nov.-Dec. 1964


Conference on the Role of Agriculture in Economic Development. Princeton, New Jersey. December 1967


"Agricultural Planning: The Peruvian Experience," by H. Van de Wetering (Iowa State University)


"Agriculture in the Open Economy," by John C. Rei and Gustav Ranis (Cornell and Yale Universities)




"Notes Toward a Multi-Regional Model of World Economic Development Emphasizing Agriculture," by Karl A. Fox (Iowa State University)


"A Programming Model for a Dual Economy," by J. Sandee (Netherlands School of Economics)


"Prospects for LDC's Agricultural Trade," by Louis Marie Goreux (IBRD)


"Quantitative and Policy Relationships between Agriculture, Non-Agriculture and Foreign Trade Throughout the Growth Process: The Case of Argentina and Peru," by Erik Thorbecke (Agency for International Development) and Alfred Field (University of North Carolina)


"A Regional Model for Agricultural Development," by Alan Brown (University of Bristol)


"The Transformation of Agriculture in a Semi-Industrialized Country: The Case of Brazil," by William H. Nicholls (Vanderbilt University)


"Contemporary Economic Systems and the Teleological Conception of the State," by Karel Holbik


Council of Mutual Assistance






Agriculture and economy


"Bureaucracy and the Interest Groups in Communist Societies: The Case of Czechoslovakia," by Andrzej Korbonski


"Czechoslovak Economic Reform as a Process of Socialist Resolution," by O. Turek


"Czechoslovakia in December 1968," by Andrzej Korbonski


"Czechoslovakia's New Political Model: A Preliminary Assessment," by Morton Schwartz

Box 6.



Finances, 1965


Food comsumption, 1942


"The Performance of Socialist Agriculture," by Gregor Lazacik (Columbia University), 1963


Radio Free Europe, 1970


"Was Edward Benes Guilty?" by Ferdinand Peroutka


"Democracy and Socialism," by Professor Howard J. Sherman


Development and technology


"East European Foreign Trade Data Bank: An Interim Report," by Paul Marer, June 1970


Eastern Europe






Agriculture and economy

Box 7.

Agriculture and industry


"Food Balances for 8 East European Countries, 1959-1961"


Food comsumption


Geography, 1969






"The Warsaw Fall of 1956 and the Prague Spring of 1968: A Preliminary Comparison," by Andrzej Korbonski


Eastern European Economics. 1969: Vol. VII, No. 3 (Spring)


Economic backwardness


Economic development


Economic theory


"The Economics of Nationalism," by Albert Breton



Box 8.


Box 9.



"Economies and Diseconomies of Large-Scale Agriculture," by Philip M. Raup, 1969


Europe. Agriculture and economy


"The Europe and Soviet Union Agricultural Situation," U.S. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. 1968


Far Western Slavic Conference, USC. May 1-2, 1970


Food-Calorie Disappearance Per Capita Among European Nations in Peacetime


"From Stalin to Brezhnev: The Soviet Rural Community in Economic Historical Perspective."


"Government and Business in International Trade," by Heinrich Kronstein


Government and economic development


Grain Bulletin, 1968: Vol. XIV, No. 2 (February)


Grain production in Europe, 1933-1941








Agriculture and economy



Box 10.



"The Historical Background to Hungarian Agriculture," by Lewis A. Fischer and P. E. Uren




"Ideology and Politics in Economic Planning: The problem of Indian Agricultural Development Strategy," by Francine R. Frankel


"The Pricing of Food in India," by Ali M. Khusro


Indiana University. Inter-University Conference on Graduate Study in the Soviet Union. August 13-14, 1960


"Industrialization and Peasantry: An Economists' View," by Andrzej Brzeski




International agencies


International income


International trade



Box 11.



Land reform


Marxist development model


Meat and Dairy Produce Bulletin, 1968: Vol. XXI, No. 8 (August)






"Ideology and Economic Development in Mexico," by Clark W. Reynolds (Food Research Institute, Stanford Univeristy)


"Work Patterns in a Mayo Village," by Charles J. Erasmus


"National-International Linkages: France and China as Non-Conforming Alliance Members," by Ole R. Holsti and John D. Sullivan


"Notes on a Trip to Russia and Poland (May-June 1959), by Herbert S. Levine


"Notes on Interviews in the Soviet Union by Six American Economists."


"On Monocentric and Polycentric Planning," by R. Bicanic


"On the Description and Comparison of Economic Systems," by Tjalling C. Koopmens and John Michael Montias


Philippine Islands


"Price and Market Relationships for Rice and Corn in the Philippines," by Mahar Mangahas, Aida E. Recto, and V. W. Ruttan


"The Planner and the Politician," by Rudolf Bicani c. 1966





Box 12.

Agriculture and economy


Economy, 1930-1939


"Polish Discussion on Socialist Transformation in Agriculture," by Jerzy Tepicht




"Profit, Supply and Factor Demand Functions with Application to Indian Agriculture," by Lawrence J. Lau and Pan A. Yotopoulos, 1970


"Recent Thought on Egalitarianism," by Robert J. Lampman


Reference cards, lists, sources, etc.

Box 13.

Reference cards, lists, sources, etc.


Regional Development Processes in Southeast Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Bulgaria and Greece," by George W. Hoffman


Research Conference on Economic Reform in Eastern Europe. University of Michigan. November 1970




"Concentration and Efficiency in Eastern European Reforms," by Michael Keren


"Decentralizing the Command Economy: The Study of a Pragmatic Strategy for Reformers," by T. A. Marschak


"The Firm in the New Economic Mechanism in Hungary," by Bela Balassa


"Foreign Trade in the East European Reforms," by Alan A. Brown and Paul Marer


"Planning and the Market in the Czechoslovak Reform," by Vaclav Holesovsky


"Planning and the Market in Yugoslavia," by S. Pejovich

Box 14.

"The Political Implications of Economic Reform," by R. V. Burks


"The Politics of Economic Reform in Bulargia and Rumania," by R. V. Burks


"The Strategy of Economic Reforms," by Richard D. Portes


"Resource Allocation and Rural-Urban Interactions in Developing Economies," by John B. Cownie and Scott R. Pearson


"Risk, Uncertainty, and the Subsistence Farmer: Technological Innovation and Resistance to Change in the Context of Survival," by Clifton J. Wharton








Schumpeter model


Selected Congressional References on Soviet, East European and Communist Chinese Affairs, 1968


"The Smallholder in Tropical Export Crop Production," by V. D. Wickizer


South America


Agrarian reform and peasantry


Soviet and other communist graduate student exchange programs


Statistical handbooks published in the USSR, May 1958



Box 15.

"Student Morality: From Skepticism to Dogmatism," by Arthur Danto


Subsistence and peasant economies


Sudetenland. Crops and livestock, 1938




Tax policies


Teaching aids, notes, etc.

Box 16.

Timoshenko, V. P.


"Toward a Beter Understanding of the Issues: Capitalism, Socialism, Communism, and Industrialism," by Garrett D. Connelly


"Toward the Study of National-International Linkages," by James N. Roseneau


Ukraine. Statistics


Underdeveloped countries






"Agricultural Administration in Russia from the Stolypin Land Reform to Forced Collectivization: An Interpretive Study," by George L. Yaney



Box 17.


Box 18.

Agriculture and economy

Box 19.

Agriculture and economy


Agriculture and livestock


"Agriculture and Structural Transformation in a Developing Economy," by Bruce F. Johnson and Soren T. Nielsen


"Agriculture Under Khrushchev: The Lean Years," by Nancy Nimitz (Rand Corporation), March 1965


"American Tractors and Early Soviet Agriculture," by Dana G. Dalrymple


"Are We Flirting with Capitalism?" by Yevsei Liberman (Kharkov State University)




Bukharin, Nikolai Ivanovich


"Climatic and Crop Analysis for the Soviet Union: A Study of the Possibilities of Increasing Grain Yields," by D. Gale Johnson, 1957


Collective farm income


Collective farm management


Collective farm market


Collective farm market prices

Box 20.

Collective farm market sales


"Collectivization and Economic Development," by Z. M. Fallenbuchl


Consumer goods


"Continuity and Change in the Administration of Soviet Agriculture Since Stalin," by Robert F. Miller




"Development Strategy and Planning: The Soviet Experience," - Comments by Abram Bergson



Box 21.


Box 22.



"Effects of Industrialization on Political Institutions in the USSR, 1930-1960," by David T. Cattell




"The Eighth and Ninth Five-Year Plans for Soviet Agriculture," by Keith Bush


Employment and labor


"Engineers or Martyrs: Dissent and the Intelligentsia," by Sidney Monas


Famine of 1932-1934


Farm marketings

Box 23.

Farm prices


"Feeding of the Russian Worker before and after the War," by E. Kabo


"The First 10 Years of the Virgin Lands: A Balance Sheet."


Five-Years Plans


Flax fiber market


From the book Europe in the Russian Mirror by Alexander Gerschenkron


Fruit, tobacco and vegetables



Box 24.


Box 25.



Grain harvests, 1926


Grain market in European Russia, 1912


"Group Politics in Communist Society: A Second Look at the Pluralistic Model," by Andrew C. Janos



Box 26.



"The Importance of Religion in the Soviet Rural Community," by Ethel Dunn


Income, state


"The Incomes of Soviet Peasants," by A. Nove




International Association of Agricultural Economists. Minsk. August -September 1970





Box 27.



"Khrushchev Sans Reproche," by Nancy Nimitz (Rand Corporation), January 1966


Legal literature on agriculture in the USSR




"Local Government and Decentralization," by Bohdan R. Bockiurkiw


Machinery output, 1927-1928, 1937








Milk and milk products

Box 28.

"The Non-Agricultural Rural Sector: Expanding in a Shrinking Society," by Karl-Eugen Wadekin


"Notes on Visit of American Agricultural Delegation to USSR," by D. Gale Johnson, 1955


Oil seeds


"Organizational Change in Soviet Bloc: An Essay on Political Economy of Socialism," by Andrzej Brzeski, 1966


"The Other Russia: Soviet Rural Society," by Martin King Whyte, 1967


"The Peasants as a Social Class," by Alexander Vucinich, 1969


"Planning a Mature Economy in the USSR," by R. W. Davies


"Planning and Productivity under Soviet Socialism," by Abram Bergson


Political structure


"La Politique Aricole de Leonid Brezhnev, 1965-1970," by Alec Nove




Potato market


Price data


Price lists

Box 29.

Price lists


"Problems of State Farm Administration," by Allen B. Ballard, 1964


Procurement prices


"Progress on Mechanization in Soviet Agriculture," by Folke Dovring


"A Reformulation of A. V. Chayanov's Theory of the Peasant Economy," by James R. Millar


"The R.S.F.S.R. and the Non-Russian Republics: An Economic Comparison by Hans-Jurgen Wagener


"Rural Population and Agricultural Labor Force in the USSR," by Alexandre N. Sakoff


"Rural Reconstruction and the Agrogorod," by Karl-Eugen Wadekin (Radio Liberty Committee), 1968


"Russian Report: March/April, 1969," by A. Nove


"School Enrollment in the USSR, 1970-75," (CIA)


"Sino-Soviet Economic Relations in Recent Years," by Oleg Hoeffding, (Rand Corporation), 1960


"Some Characteristics of the Soviet Leadership System: A Maturing Totalitarian System," by Roy D. Laird


"Some Evidence on Soviet Agricultural Marketings," by Leon Smolinski


"Some Observations on the Impact of Politics on Soviet Agriculture," by Roy D. Laird, 1968


"Some Thoughts on Soviet Agricultural Administration," by Alec Nove, 1964


"Soviet Collectivization and China's 'Great Leap,'" by Oleg Hoeffding, 1965


"The Soviet Economic Reform After 5 years," by Keith Bush


"Soviet Farm Output and Food Supply in 1970: An Assessment," by Werner Klatt

Box 30

"Soviet Foreign Trade and the 'Grain Problem' During NEP."


"Soviet Foreign Trade Crisis and Soviet Economic Autarky in the 1930's."


"Soviet Foreign Trade Plans for the First Five Year Plan and Soviet Industrialization Strategy, 1928-1932," by Michael R. Dohan, 1969


"Soviet Growth, Resource Allocation, and Military Outlays," by Abraham S. Becker, 1969


"Soviet Living Standards," by P. Hanson


"The Soviet Planning Process for Rapid Industrialization," by R. W. Davies


"Stalin, War Communism and Collectivization," by O. A. Narkiewicz


State procurement prices, 1926-1938


State procurements



Box 31.


Box 32.



"Structure and Functions of the Soviet Rural Family," by Stephen P. Dunn


"Study of Soviet Economic Growth and Working Memorandum on Russian Budget Studies," by Nancy Baster (National Bureau of Economic Research), 1955


Sugar beet market




Tobacco market


Tractors and cultivation




Vegetable market


Vegetables and melons, 1935-1937



Box 33.



United States of America




Consumer Sector, 1953




Foreign aid


Government agencies


Income tax, 1958


"U.S. Malinvestments in Food for the World," by Theodore W. Schultz, 1966


Western Europe




"The New Economics of Western Europe," by Philip M. Raup, 1967


"World Economic Disparities: The Haves and Have-Nots," by David Horowitz


World military expenditures, 1966-1967










"The Emergence of Regional Spatial Planning in Southeast Europe: the Yugoslav Experience," by Jack C. Fisher


"Major Trends in the Post-War Economy of Yugoslavia," by George Macesich, 1965



Box 33.

Agricultural Reform in Eastern Europe


Agriculture and the Economics of Soviet Development

Box 34.

Agriculture and the Economics of Soviet Development


Agriculture and the Industrialization of Ruritania


Certain Aspects of New Economic Systems in Bulgaria and Czechoslovakia


A Compendium of Soviet Farm Prices in 1961


The Economic Record of Soviet Agriculture at Mid-Century Point


Estimates of Extra-Village Collective Farm Market Prices and Volume of Sales for the USSR, 1940, 1950-1961


The Flow of Funds Accounts


From Stalin to Brezhnev: Soviet Agricultural Policy in Historical Perspective


From Stalin to Brezhnev: The Soviet Rural Community in Economic Historical Perspective

Box 35.

General Framework of National Income Statictics


Government Borrowing


Government Spending




Khrushchev's Impact on Soviet Agriculture


Quantitative Analysis of the Collective Farm Market


Reflections on the Economics of Nationalism and Communism in Eastern Europe


Sector Accounts


Soviet Agricultural Marketings and Prices, 1928-1954


Soivet Agricultural Policy after Khrushchev


Soviet Agricultural Policy Since 1953


Soviet Agriculture: A Balance Sheet


Soivet Farm Prices, 1928-1952


Soivet Farm Prices under Stalin


Statistical Quality Control


Thoughts on the Grain Problem

Box 36.

Thoughts on the Grain Problem




Miscellaneous drafts and notes



Box 37.



Miscellaneous notes, manuscripts, printed material, etc.



Box 38-41.

3x5 cards containing author, title, and subject references to materials used in G. F. Karczs' research