Blaisdell, Donald C. (Donald Christy) Collection 1879-1977


Blaisdell, Donald C. (Donald Christy) Collection 1879-1977

This collection comprises papers related to the career of Donald C. Blaisdell, author, political scientist, and Departments of State and Agriculture bureaucrat. Subjects include international relations, education, world peace, environmental issues, and Turkey–specifically the financial history of the Ottoman Empire. Much of Blaisdell’s work examines the various relationships between politics and economics, as well as international organization. This collection consists of correspondence, notes, drafts, manuscripts, and printed books and articles from Blaisdell’s time as a professor of political science as well as his work for the United States Government and the United Nations.

12 boxes,; [12 linear ft]



SNAC Resource ID: 6660365

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