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- Van Heuven, Marten
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Marten Van Heuven Papers
- Public Policy Papers
- Permanent URL:
- 6 boxes
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-6
Marten Van Heuven (1932- ) led a career in the United States foreign service, serving in several European countries, which culminated with his service as National Intelligence Officer for Europe from 1987 to 1991, a position responsible for the analysis of European and Canadian issues. Van Heuven's papers document his career in the United States foreign service and at RAND, and include his speech files, writings files, and correspondence.
Collection Description & Creator Information
Van Heuven's papers document his career in the United States foreign service and at RAND, and include his speech files, writings files, and correspondence. The speech and writing files (1970-2008) cover topics including United States foreign relations with European countries, political events and history of European countries, global governance, military intelligence, and NATO. The correspondence files (1991-2005) originate from his work at RAND and include his correspondence with government and military officials and scholars regarding his papers, speeches, and ideas about world affairs. Also included is a small amount of biographical information.
The order in which these materials came to Princeton has been maintained.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Marten Van Heuven (1932- ) led a career in the United States foreign service, serving in several European countries, which culminated with his service as National Intelligence Officer for Europe from 1987 to 1991, a position responsible for the analysis of European and Canadian issues. Following his retirement in 1991, Van Heuven has been a senior consultant at RAND, a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and a distinguished lecturer at the State Department's National Foreign Affairs Training Center. During his career, Van Heuven has developed expertise in many areas, including United States-European relations, NATO, European politics and security, arms control, and the United Nations.
This collection is a gift of Marten Van Heuven in 2004, with additional accruals in 2005-2017. The accession numbers associated with this gift are ML.2004.16, ML.2005.002, ML.2007.003, ML.2008.11, ML.2008.020, ML.2009.015, ML.2010.021, ML.2011.022, ML.2013.003, ML.2013.025, ML.2014.040, and ML.2017.010.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Collection records do not indicate that any material was separated from this collection during accessioning or processing.
- Processing Information:
No information about the physical processing of this collection is available. An initial collection-level description and finding aid were created by Adriane Hanson in 2008 and a file-level inventory was created by Tal Eisenzweig at this time. The finding aid was updated when materials from subsequent accruals in 2009-2014 were added to the collection.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.
- Credit this material:
Marten Van Heuven Papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Subject Terms:
- Arms control.
Intelligence officers -- United States.
- Genre Terms:
- United States. Foreign Service
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Van Heuven, Marten
- Balkan Peninsula -- Politics and government.
Europe -- Politics and government.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Europe.