Public Policy Papers

Public Policy Papers

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
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Housed at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, the Public Policy Papers include important collections representing individuals and organizations in the areas of 20th-century American foreign policy, jurisprudence, journalism, public policy formation, and economic development.

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With the exception of the Norman Sherman and the Bush administration files, all of the transcription files contain typed transcripts of interviews that Purdum conducted with the file's subject, mainly for Vanity Fair. A number of files include a small amount of clippings, notes, and e-mail correspondence related to the subject of the file.
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Series 1 consists of audio files of Bill Bradley's weekly Sirius/XM radio show, American Voices. The show features interviews with Americans from various walks of life, both people not widely known, whose interviews often highlight their humanitarian work, occupations, or personal lives, and more famous individuals. Senator Bradley's interviewees from the fields of politics, journalism, and popular culture include Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, James Carville, Jimmy Carter, John Edwards, Ann Curry, Jon Meacham, George Lucas, and many others. Regular segments of the show include the Famous American Voices quiz, where listeners try to guess the identity of a famous American from a sound clip of their voice, and the short stories from well-known individuals about their favorite places or sounds in the United States.
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Princeton University.‏ ‎Library.‏ Public Policy Papers
The Bill Bradley Oral History Collection is composed of recordings of Bill Bradley's weekly radio show, American Voices. In due course, the collection will also contain interviews with individuals who know and have worked with Senator Bradley.
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These materials document the activities of the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF), an organization dedicated to supporting female traders in post-war Liberia and the larger market women movement in Africa. The records, often annotated by Snyder, include internal and external reports; minutes; memoranda of understanding and legal documents; work plans; personnel documents; email correspondence; grant proposals; financial documents such as budgets and tax returns; and other administrative materials. These records reflect SMWF's cooperative work with the Liberian government, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (also known as UN Women), and the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) to implement various support programs in attempts to bolster the economic development and empowerment of market women. Of particular note are the market surveys conducted in 2006 and 2007 of 83 different markets in Liberia. The materials also document the creation and internal workings of SMWF as a nonprofit organization.
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Julius E. Coles Papers, 2002-2012
MC244
10 boxes 2 items

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
This collection documents Julius Coles's long career in public affairs, notably his service with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and with Africare. It contains speeches, briefing materials, grant proposals, brochures, correspondence, reports, clippings, and audiovisual materials.
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Series 6, Ireland House Project, 2001-2013 contains unpublished notes and working documents related to the production of New Perspectives in Managing Ireland's Economy for the Country to Thrive in the Turbulence of World Markets, Volumes I and II. Becker co-authored these volumes and Volume II's insert adjustment, which were a project of the Glucksman Ireland House at New York University.
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Sirleaf Market Women's Fund
The Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF) was a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the livelihoods of market women in post-war Liberia. The collection documents the operations of SMWF International, the fundraising arm of SMWF, including its administration, governance, outreach, finances, fundraising, and programming.
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Series 2 includes materials related to Mauerstein-Bail's work as the Program Director for the UN partnership program with the Alliance of Mayor's Initiative for Community Action on AIDS at the Local Level (AMICALL). The materials consist of AMICALL newsletters, reports on particular country projects (Namibia, Swaziland, and Zambia) and papers related to meetings on HIV/AIDS endeavors in African cities and regions.
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Veerni Sansthan
The Veerni Project is a non-governmental organization based in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, which provides secondary education and boarding hostels for girls from rural villages in the Thar Desert region. The collection documents the organization's operations, including funding, programming, administration, outreach, and impact.
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Series 5 includes mostly audio recordings of various interviews and meetings, and some videotapes of televised appearances or taped seminars.Some DVDs and floppy disks were checked for file type and content. At least one of the DVDs labelled "FA Meeting, Editors Roundtable" appears to be corrupt. Of the set of boxed floppy disks, those tested cannot be opened with available text or media applications (Microsoft word, Adobe reader, Media player).
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Livia Plaks Papers, 1992-2012
MC266
11 boxes 2 items

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Livia Plaks was a co-founder of the Princeton-based Project on Ethnic Relations (PER) and served as executive director. This collection includes publications, correspondence, subject files and photographs created by Plaks relating to the PER.
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Series 1 includes notes, drafts and text of speeches, articles, book reviews, op-eds and other writings produced by Hoge, mostly during his time as Editor of Foreign Affairs. Also included are collected background materials related to the subject of the writings, such as newsclippings, copies of other articles and reports. The Series also includes papers related to his travel for conferences to give speeches or participate in seminars, forums, debates and discussions.
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James F. Hoge Papers, 1992-2010
MC263
26 boxes 32 items

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Papers of James F. Hoge, journalist, editor and foreign affairs expert, chronicle his contributions to foreign affairs issues while he was the editor of Foreign Affairs magazine from 1992-2010 and the Peter G. Peterson Chair at the Council on Foreign Relations. Hoge's intellectual contributions to foreign affairs discussions are in the form of speeches, articles, commentaries, book reviews, correspondence and interviews with contemporary experts or participants in the foreign affairs issues of the time.
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Series 6 includes electronic records transferred by Hoge. The Hoge Princeton Archives disk contains two folders of numerous items: documents, special issue articles, op-eds, essays, correspondence and speeches. There is also a box of floppy disks containing unknown content. The box of floppy disks, all produced by Muller Media Conversions in 1991, are labelled as "WPF docs from Wang tape". The Hoge Princeton Archives disk files (2012) are mostly files with .doc extensions and those tested were openable. There are a few .rtf and .tif files included.
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The 2016 addition is primarily composed of about 2,000 Outlook emails and other files that document the 2014 consultations and roundtables held in Romania, as well the run-up to the 2016 renewal of the Project on Ethnic Relations. Many of the emails have attachments which, together with the emails themselves, provide a rather comprehensive record of this undertaking, including the rapporteur's account of the two 2014 roundtables.
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Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
The James A. Baker III Oral History Project is a joint project run by the Seeley G. Mudd Library at Princeton University and the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. The collection consists of transcripts and audio files of interviews with individuals who knew and worked closely with James A. Baker III during his career in politics and public service.
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This series includes one data cartridge, 17 data CDs, 185 audio cassettes and 14 VHS tapes of high-level negotiations, meetings, and inteviews with key individuals documenting the work of the Project on Ethnic Relations. Much of this material is available electronically. Please review Mudd Library's policy on audio-visual materials for information about accessing non-digitized items.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Project on Ethnic Relations (PER) was a not-for-profit organization based in Princeton, NJ concerned with the course of interethnic conflicts during the post-communist transitions in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and former Soviet Union, and the Balkans following 1989 and extending into the 21st century. The collection consists of paper and digital reports and records of consultations, meetings, roundtables (and discussions and preparations for roundtables), and correspondence with leaders of political parties and representatives of governments and international organizations.
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This series is comprised of one box of government and legal documents, notes, reports, and general research materials related to the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Kennewick Man case, the American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation Foundation, and miscellaneous repatriation issues and cases. It also contains one box of mainly packets from AAIA's board and membership meetings and teleconferences, and, to a lesser extent, AAIA annual reports from the 2000s and a general AAIA informational brochure from circa 2011. The series also includes two boxes of Dakota language curriculum materials for students in kindergarten through second grade and three boxes of applications from recipients of AAIA scholarships in 2006-2013.
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Series 1 includes materials supporting Mauerstein-Bail's work in the HIV/AIDS and development area. These include program papers, reports, issue papers and study papers produced for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as well as related reports and background materials produced by other agencies such as UNAIDS, WHO,and the World Bank. Also included are related conference materials.
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This series consists of four boxes of records from the Independent Committee of Eminent Persons (also known as the Volcker Commission), which investigated bank accounts in Swiss banks that had remained dormant since World War II. The series also includes one box containing a phone log book and materials related to Volcker's service on boards or in advisory capacities with various organizations.
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This portion of the collection contains 50 audiocassette tapes, mostly of interviews conducted by Purdum for The New York Times, though a few tapes are of speeches or other types of recordings. The audiocassette tapes focus on major political figures and those associated with them, including Bill Clinton, John Kerry, Edward Koch, John McCain, Ralph Nader, Barack Obama, Colin Powell, Karl Rove, and others.
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The Electronic Files series documents the last two decades of the WPFC operations, especially after 2000, and includes Common Files and Statements and Reports. The Common Files are composed of files on the administration of the WPFC and include committee files, meeting materials, project files, and correspondence. The Statements and Reports are composed of the files of individual WPFC staff members, including personal reports, speeches and statements, correspondence, biographies, and projects.