Inventory of the James Daniel Theberge Papers, 1963-1988

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Title: James Daniel Theberge Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1963-1988
Collection Number: 88016
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 52 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (22.6 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, dispatches, memoranda, reports, schedules, printed matter, and photographs, relating to diplomatic relations between the United States and Chile; political, social and economic conditions in Chile; United States foreign policy in Latin America; and communist movements in Latin America. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
General Physical Description note: Number of Containers: 52 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box
Creator: Theberge, James Daniel

Access

Collection open for research. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Daniel Theberge Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1988.

Accruals

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.

Alternate Forms Available

Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

Biographical/Historical Note

December 28, 1930 Born, New York
1961-1964 Economic advisor to U.S. embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1963 Author, La Transformacion del capitalismo en el ciglo XX
1970-1975 Director of Latin American and Hispanic Studies Center, Georgetown University
1973 Author, Stability in the Caribbean
1975 Author, Russia in the Carribbean
1975-1977 U.S. ambassador to Nicaragua
1982-1985 U.S. ambassador to Chile
January 20, 1988 Died, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Source: "James Daniel Theberge." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2000.

Scope and Content of Collection

The papers relate to diplomatic relations between the United States and Chile; political, social and economic conditions in Chile; United States foreign policy in Latin America; and communist movements in Latin America. They are comprised of correspondence, speeches and writings, dispatches, memoranda, reports, schedules, printed matter, and photographs.

Language Processing Information

In English and Spanish.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Reagan, Ronald.
United States. Department of State.
Chile--Economic conditions--1973-1988.
Chile--Foreign relations--United States.
Chile--Politics and government--1973-1988.
Chile.
Communism--Latin America.
Communism.
Diplomats--United States.
Latin America--Foreign relations--United States.
Latin America.
United States--Foreign relations--Chile.
United States--Foreign relations--Latin America.
United States--Foreign relations.

Box 1-5

Speeches and writings

Scope and Contents note

Includes related notes and research materials
Box/folder 1 : 1

"U.S. and Latin America in the World System," 1978-1983

Box/folder 1 : 2

"Latin America, U.S. and the West: A View from Washington," 1975-1982

Box/folder 1 : 3

Published articles and speech materials, 1978-1985

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

"The History and Organization of the U.S. Department of State"

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Commonsense: A Republican Journal of Thought and Opinion, Volume 3, Number 2, 1980

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

La Transformacion del capitalismo en el siglo XX, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

"The Defense of American Democracy," July 1984

 

General,

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Directory of the Rotary Club of Santiago, 1983-1984

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Printed material on Latin America, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Embassy of the United States in Chile seminar, "The Information Age," August 1984

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Chile, 1987

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Soviet policy, 1987

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Chile, 1984-1985

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Chile. Theberge analyses and project, 1984-1987

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Latin America-Soviet Union miscellaneous notes, 1987

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

International newspaper clippings, 1985

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

Latin America miscellaneous notes, 1987

Box/folder 3 : 1

Theberge speech on U.S./Soviet Union/Cuba Triangle, Georgetown University, 30 November 1972

Box/folder 3 : 2

"Spain After Carrerro Blanco," draft, June 1973

Box/folder 3 : 3

International Institute for Strategic Studies speech on the Soviet Union in the Caribbean, 17 April 1972

Box/folder 3 : 4

Letters to the editor, 1973-1975

Box/folder 3 : 5

Monthly Senate Luncheon seminar, 1973-1974

Box/folder 3 : 6

"The Case Against the Naive Application of Rate of Return Analysis to Eeducation Project Evaluation in Developing Countries"

Box/folder 3 : 7

Monthly Senate Luncheon seminars, Western Hemisphere, 15 August 1974

Box/folder 3 : 8

Informal discussion on raw materials, 18 June 1974

Box/folder 3 : 9

Monthly senate luncheon seminar, Panama Canal Treaty Negotiations, 6 June 1974

Box/folder 3 : 10

Congressional Seminar, Raw Materials in the Western Hemisphere, 27 March 1974

Box/folder 3 : 11

Kenyon Public Affairs Forum, 25-28 April 1974

Box/folder 3 : 12

Chile, Movimiento Democrático Popular-Partido Comunista de Chile-LED (MDP-PCCH-LED) democratic popular movement, 1984

Box/folder 3 : 13

Brazil versus United States, undated

Box/folder 3 : 14

"Granma Editorial: A Reply," undated

Box/folder 3 : 15

Senate Finance Committee Luncheon Seminar on Cuban foreign policy, 21 May 1975

Box/folder 3 : 16

U.S. Relations with Canada and Mexico, 25-27 April 1974

Box/folder 3 : 17

Chile Congressional Seminar, 15 August 1974

Box/folder 3 : 18

Chile, 1984-1985

Box/folder 3 : 19

Congressional statements on Chile, 1973

Box/folder 4 : 1

Chile Testimony, House Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs, September 1974

Box/folder 4 : 2

Chile. Economic chapter, 1986

Box/folder 4 : 3

Latin American policy, 1974-1985

Box/folder 4 : 4

Speeches, 1982-1985

Box/folder 4 : 5

U.S. policy towards Chile, 1987

Box/folder 4 : 6

Latin America research financing correspondence, 1969-1970

Box/folder 4 : 7

"The Doorstep Challenge," March 1981

Box/folder 4 : 8

Terrorism network in Chile, undated

Box/folder 4 : 9

"Eight Blocks that Rule Chile/Santiago," undated

Box/folder 4 : 10

Latin American Conservative Party International founding document, 1986

Box/folder 5 : 1

Alternativa, Issue 1, Number 1, April 1986

Box/folder 5 : 2

"Mi punto de vista," Vision article, 21 October 1974

Box/folder 5 : 3

Statement before the Joint Economic Committee on cartels, 22 July 1974

Box/folder 5 : 4

U.S. Army War College briefing on the Soviet Union in Latin America, 30 April 1974

Box/folder 5 : 5

U.S. Army War College briefing, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 30 April 1974

Box/folder 5 : 6

Spanish language journals, October 1974

Box/folder 5 : 7

Book review, 1972-1976

Box/folder 5 : 8

Latin American book review list, October 1974

Box/folder 5 : 9

Russia in the Caribbean, book promotion and book reviews, undated

Box/folder 5 : 10

Stability in the Caribbean, book promotion and book reviews, undated

Box/folder 5 : 11

Valley Forge conferences on Latin America, Summer 1974

Box/folder 5 : 12

Conference on Soviet and Chinese Influence in the Third World, Philadelphia, 25-26 October 1973

Box/folder 5 : 13

Westinghouse Briefing, Pittsburgh, 31 October 1974

Box/folder 5 : 14

TV Channel V (Panorama), James D. Theberge discusses Portugal politics, 7 April 1975

Box/folder 5 : 15

Department of State briefing, Ambassador to Madrid, Spain, 21 February 1975

Box/folder 5 : 16

Soviet Naval Conference, 8-11 September 1974

Box/folder 5 : 17

Latin America Development Administration Committee, Washington seminar, 1974

Box/folder 5 : 18

Peruvian War College briefing, 16 September 1972

Box/folder 5 : 19

Soviet military activity briefing, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), November 1970

Box/folder 5 : 20

Briefing for Ralph Pfeiffer, IBM Americas and Asia, April 1974

Box/folder 5 : 21

"Spanish Commercial Policy in North Africa," article, September 1972

Box/folder 5 : 22

"A Brief Review of Aid Program Loans to Latin America," article, 7 December 1966

Box/folder 5 : 23

"Spanish Industrial Development Policy in the 20th Century," July 1975

Box/folder 5 : 24

"A Soviet View of Détente, Implications for American Foreign Policy," article, 26 February 1974

Box/folder 5 : 25

"Foreign Trade Act Reveals Difficulties of Kissinger's New Dialogue with Latin America," 19 February 1975

Box/folder 5 : 26

Peruvian War College briefing, 17 October 1974

Box/folder 5 : 27

Testimony before Senate Appropriations Committee, 13 December 1974

Box/folder 5 : 28

Latin American briefing for Ralph Pfeiffer, IBM World Trade Corporation, 10 May 1975

 

Subject file,

Box/folder 6 : 1

Chile, action items, 1982

Box/folder 6 : 2

Embassy appointments, July 1985

Box/folder 6 : 3

Senator Ibanez congressional luncheon, 21 May 1974

Box/folder 6 : 4

Writings and materials regarding Chile, 1973-1987

Box/folder 6 : 5

Clippings on Chile, 1987

Box/folder 6 : 6

Chile, 1986

Box/folder 6 : 7

Foreign policy, Chile, 1971-1986

Box/folder 6 : 8

Foreign policy, Latin America, 1967-1971

 

Printed matter 1969

Box/Folder: 6 : 1

America Armed: Essays on United States Military Policy, 1969

Box/Folder: 6 : 2

Cosas, una revista internacional, Numbers 272 and 275, 5 March 1987, 9 April 1987

Box/Folder: 6 : 3

Atlas, regionalizado de Chile, 1981

Box/Folder: 6 : 4

Atlas geografico de Chile para la educacion, 1985

Box/Folder: 6 : 5

Supresion por el comunismo de la prensa opositora and comunicacion y lucha ideologica, 1976

Box/Folder: 6 : 6

Hoy, La verdad sin compromisos, Number 496, 19 January 1987

Box/Folder: 6 : 7

Cuentas nacionales de Chile 1960-1980

 

Subject file,

Box/folder 7 : 1

Post-Pinochet Chile, 1984-1987

Box/folder 7 : 2

U.S. policy towards Chile, 1984-1987

Box/folder 7 : 3

Chile, 1986-1987

Box/folder 7 : 4-5

Politics in Chile, 1983

Box/Folder: 7 : 6

Seleccion de Textos, del Archivo de la Presidencia de la Republica

Box/folder 8 : 1

Chile, 1985

Box/folder 8 : 2

American foreign relations, 1985

Box/folder 8 : 3

Inter-American Businessmen's Association Speech, Miami, Florida, undated

Box/folder 8 : 4

Gonzalo Vial. "Decline, Consensus and National Unity in 1973"

Box/folder 8 : 5

Clase Obrera y Modelo Economico, 1983

Box/folder 9-11

Correspondence

Box/folder 9 : 1

August-December 1982

Box/folder 9 : 2

January-May 1983

Box/folder 10 : 1

June-December 1983

Box/folder 10 : 2

January-June 1984

Box/folder 11 : 1

July-December 1984

Box/folder 11 : 2

1985

Box/folder 12 : 1

Daily schedule (incomplete), 1983-1987

Box/folder 12 : 2

Schedules, 1982-1984

Box/folder 12 : 3

Daily schedules, 1985

Box/folder 13-24

Chronological files

Scope and Contents note

Includes notes, draft writings, collected articles, and other materials mainly on Chile and Chilean politics.
Box/folder 13 : 1

1982

Box/folder 13 : 2

1973-1985

Box/folder 13 : 3

1982-1985

Box/folder 14 : 1

January-August 1982

Box/folder 14 : 2

September-December 1982

Box/folder 14 : 3

January-June 1982

Box/folder 14 : 4

July-December 1982

Box/folder 15 : 1

1982-1985

Box/folder 15 : 2

1982-1983

Box/folder 15 : 3

April-July 1983

Box/folder 15 : 4

1982-1983

Box/folder 16 : 1-2

1982-1985

Box/folder 17 : 1

January-March 1983

Box/folder 17 : 2

April-August 1983

Box/folder 17 : 3

September-December 1983

Box/folder 17 : 4

1983 Annex

Box/folder 18 : 1

January-June 1984

Box/folder 18 : 2

October-December 1983

Box/folder 18 : 3

August-September 1983

Box/folder 18 : 4

1984-1985

Box/folder 19 : 1

December 1983-January 1984

Box/folder 19 : 2

February-June 1984

Box/folder 19 : 3

January-March 1984

Box/folder 19 : 4

March-April 1984

Box/folder 19 : 5

May-July 1984

Box/folder 20 : 1

July-September 1984

Box/folder 20 : 2

September 1984

Box/folder 20 : 3

October-November 1984

Box/folder 21 : 1-3

September-December 1984

Box/folder 22 : 1-2

1984-1985

Box/folder 22 : 3

October-December 1984

Box/folder 23 : 1

September 1984-June 1985

Box/folder 23 : 2

1985

Box/folder 24 : 1

March-June 1985

Box/folder 24 : 2

January-March 1985

Box/folder 24 : 3

Biographies of military leaders, 1985

Box/folder 25-26

Chronological files

Scope and Contents note

Includes notes, draft writings, collected articles, and other materials mainly on Chile and Chilean politics.
Box/folder 25 : 1

April-June 1985

Box/folder 25 : 2

May-June 1985

Box/folder 25 : 3

June-July 1985

Box/folder 26 : 1

June-July 1985 (Contd.)

Box/folder 26 : 2

August-December 1985

Box/folder 27-31

Press material

Box/folder 27 : 1-2

March-April 1983

Box/folder 27 : 3-4

May-June 1983

Box/folder 28 : 1-2

July 1983

Box/folder 28 : 3

August 1983

Box/folder 29 : 1

September 1983

Box/folder 29: 2

September 1983

Box/folder 30 : 1

November 1983

Box/folder 30 : 2

March-May 1985

Box/folder 31 : 1-2

March-May 1985 (Contd.)

Box/folder 31-33

Photographs

Box/folder 31 : 3-4

Early 1982

Box/folder 32 : 1-3

1985

Box/folder 33 : 1-2

Appointment, etc., 1979-1982

Box/folder 33 : 1-2

Arrival in Chile, 1982

Box/folder 34-35

U.S. newspaper clippings

Box/folder 34 : 1-2

January-February 1984

Box/folder 34 : 3

December 1983

Box/folder 35 : 1

October-November 1984

Box/folder 35 : 2

December 1984-February 1985

Box/folder 35 : 3

February-March 1985

Box/folder 36-42

Newspaper clippings on Chile

Box/folder 36 : 1

March-April 1983

Box/folder 36 : 2-3

Ambassador's clippings file, August-December 1983

Box/folder 37 : 1

December 1983

Box/folder 37 : 2

January 1984

Box/folder 37 : 3

January-February 1984

Box/folder 37 : 4

March-April 1984

Box/folder 38 : 1

May-June 1984

Box/folder 38 : 2-3

July-September 1984

Box/folder 39 : 1

October-November 1984

Box/folder 39 : 2

December 1984-March 1985

Box/folder 39 : 3

Ambassador's clippings file, January-March 1985

Box/folder 40 : 1

April-June 1985

Box/folder 40 : 2-3

July 1985

Box/folder 41 : 1

July-December 1986

Box/folder 41 : 2

Barnes at Rojas funeral, 8 July 1986

Box/folder 41 : 3

Jorge Edwards, Theberge, Barnes article, 13 July 1986

Box/folder 41 : 4

Abrams policy towards Chile, 20 July 1986

Box/folder 41 : 5

University elections/politics, April-December 1986

Box/folder 41 : 6

January-June 1986

Box/folder 41 : 7

June 1986

Box/folder 41 : 8

1986-1987

Box/folder 41 : 9

March 1987

Box/folder 41 : 10

February 1987

Box/folder 41 : 11

January 1987

Box/folder 42 : 1

Ariel Dorfman, New York Times Magazine, June 1986

Box/folder 42 : 2

U.S. policy regarding friendly despots, April 1986

Box/folder 42 : 3

April 1987

Box/folder 42 : 4

May 1987

Box/folder 42 : 5

September 1987

Box/folder 42 : 6

August 1987

Box/folder 42 : 7

July 1987

Box/folder 42 : 8

June 1987

Box/folder 43-52

Chile subject file

Box/folder 43 : 1

Foreign Press/Pinochet Regime (Nixon), 1986-1987

Box/folder 43 : 2

Amnesty International (R. Grenier), 1986

Box/folder 43 : 3

Latin American Monitor, 1984-1985

Box/folder 43 : 4

Analysis of 1980/1925 Constitutions: F. Bulnes, 1986

Box/folder 43 : 5

Opinion polls, 1982-1987

Box/folder 43 : 6

Geopolitical interests in southern cone, November 1986

Box/folder 43 : 7

Arms industry, August 1986

Box/folder 43 : 8

Latin American School of Social Science (FLACSO) history, 1980-1987

Box/folder 43 : 9

U.S. involvement in military coup of 1973, 1975-1986

Box/folder 43 : 10

Domestic politics, 1985-1987

Box/folder 43 : 11

Union Nacional party publications, 1986-1987

Box/folder 43 : 12

Augusto Pinochet, 1973

Box/folder 43 : 13

Pinochet's vision of Marxism, 1986

Box/folder 43 : 14

National Accord, 1985-1986

Box/folder 43 : 15

Régis Debray. The Chilean Revolution: Conversations with Allende, undated

Box/folder 44 : 1

Liberation theology, Christian-Marxist dialogue, 1986

Box/folder 44 : 2

Catholic Church. Radicalization process in Latin America, 1984-1986

Box/folder 44 : 3

Paper on the "Lessons of Chile Learned by USSR," 1974

Box/folder 44 : 4

Soviet diplomatic representation worldwide, June 1987

Box/folder 44 : 5

Georgraphy, 1963

Box/folder 44 : 6

Latin debt/economy, Chilean economy, long-term growth, 1980-1987

Box/folder 44 : 7

Terrorism, Partido Comunista de Chile/Manuel Rodríguez Patriotic Front (PCCH/MRPF) arms caches, August 1986

Box/folder 44 : 8

U.S. policy, 1982-1983

Box/folder 44 : 9

Christian Left, 1983

Box/folder 44 : 10

Patterns of change. Bureaucratic/authoritarian state, 1976

Box/folder 44 : 11

Gabriel Valdes speeches, 1986

Box/folder 44 : 12

Renovación Nacional, 1987

Box/folder 44 : 13

Political opening, party positions, December 1983

Box/folder 44 : 14

Economy. Debt negotiations, January-April 1983

Box/folder 45 : 1

Renato Hevia, December 1985

Box/folder 45 : 2

Christian Right, December 1985

Box/folder 45 : 3

National transition, 1985

Box/folder 45 : 4

Church opposition and church activities, 1985

Box/folder 45 : 5

Juan Francisco Fresno (Cardinal), 1985

Box/folder 45 : 6

Democratic transition, National Accords, 1985

Box/folder 46 : 1

Benavente, political analyses, June 1984-July 1985

Box/folder 46 : 2

Easter Island trip, January 1983

Box/folder 47 : 1

Pacific Basin Economic Conference, 1983

Box/folder 47 : 2

Economy, 1984

Box/folder 48 : 1

Chilean foreign policy documents, 1984

Box/folder 48 : 2

Regional (Zappalar) history, April 1983

Box/folder 48 : 3

Collected papers, 1976-1983

Box/folder 48 : 4

U.S.-Chilean relations, historical survey, 1981

Box/folder 48 : 5

Soviet articles on Latin America, 1984

Box/folder 49 : 1

Antarctic trip, February 1984

Box/folder 49 : 2

Assorted documents and articles, 1984

Box/folder 49 : 3

Privatization, 1983-1985

Box/folder 49 : 4

Easter Island essays, 1984

Box/folder 50 : 1

Press coverage of Nestor D. Sanchez visit to Santiago, Chile, March 1985

Box/folder 50 : 2

L.C. Faron, Hawks of the Sun: Mapuche Morality and Its Regional Attributes, 1964

Box/folder 50 : 3

Projects, 1984-1985

Box/folder 50 : 4

Central American briefing book, undated

Box/folder 50 : 5

Antarctic trip, March 1983

Box/folder 50 : 6

Anglo-Argentine War, 1982

Box/folder 51 : 1

Political instability in Chile, 1986

Box/folder 51 : 2

Chile, 1986

Box/folder 51 : 3

Military, 1973-1986

Box/folder 51 : 4

Post-transition material, 1982-1986

Box/folder 51 : 5

Map of Managua, Nicaragua

Box/folder 51

Hitos de la liberacion, 11 September 1973

Box/folder 52 : 1

Leonard J. Theberge memorial service, October 1983

Box/folder 52 : 2

Chilean news coverage of protests and responses, May 1983

Box/folder 52 : 3

Chile, 1981-1985

Box/Folder: 52 : 4

Biografia de S. E. El Presidente de la Republica de Chile e Integrantes de la Honorable Junta de Gobierno, 1985

Box/Folder: 52 : 5

Photograph album

Box/folder 53

Decorative seal

Box/folder 53

Commemorative tray

 

Declassified U.S. government records, 1980-1985

Reading room workstation

2018 release of declassified records, 1980-1985