Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
David L. Landes papers, 1960-2000.
BANC MSS 2005/197 z carton 1; 13057742 BANC MSS 2005/197 z box 1; BANC MSS 2005/197 z box 2; BANC MSS 2005/197 z oversize folder 1; ...
Collection Overview


David L. Landes papers, 1960-2000
David Landes papers
David Lamont Landes papers
Disabled International Support Effort records


Landes, David L. (David Lamont), 1941-2008, creator


Disabled International Support Effort


Asociación Cubana de Limitados Físico Motores


Contain his correspondence, writings, and records concerning the Disabled International Support Effort (DISE), including correspondence, business records, flyers, posters, articles, and trip plans to Cuba and Nicaragua.
Articles, documents, and ephemera mostly related to Landes's trips to Cuba and Nicaragua. Includes one t-shirt and one emblem pin from a Cuban disabilities rights group, ACLIFIM (Asociación Cubana de Limitados Físico Motores).


1980 (issued)


ncnq--- -- nwcu--- -- n-us-ca
Landes, David L. (David Lamont) -- 1941-2008 -- Archives
Disabled International Support Effort -- Archives
Asociación Cubana de Limitados Físico Motores.
People with disabilities -- International cooperation
People with disabilities -- Nicaragua
People with disabilities -- Cuba
People with disabilities -- Political activity -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area


David L. Landes papers, BANC MSS 2005/197 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of David L. Landes; 2004.
Additions: Gift; of Daphne Muse; 2010.
Additions (Box 2): Gift; of Susan Schacher; 2012.
In English and Spanish.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2010.093)
Selected books transferred to the Print Collection of The Bancroft Library.
David Lamont Landes (b. 1941, d. October 13, 2008) was born on a cooperative farm in the southern United States. He graduated in 1965 from Antioch College and received a doctorate in economics in 1973 from Washington University. After moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, Landes taught economics at San Jose State University and at community colleges. He was a peace, labor, and disability rights activist. The Disabled International Support Effort, (DISE) was started in 1980 in the San Francisco Bay Area, by David Landes, Marilyn Golden, Adrian Aron and Karen Parker. DISE provided material aid and technical assistance to disability groups in developing countries.



Physical Description:

1 carton, 2 boxes, 1 oversize folder (2.95 linear feet)




BANC MSS 2005/197 z carton 1
13057742 BANC MSS 2005/197 z box 1
BANC MSS 2005/197 z box 2
BANC MSS 2005/197 z oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2005/197 z