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John C. Donovan papers (M049)

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Title:
John C. Donovan papers
Creator:
Donovan, John C.
ID:
M049
Date [inclusive]:
1967-1970
Extent:
1.3 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Correspondence and writings by John C. Donovan during the period 1967-1970.
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

John C. Donovan Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library. Brunswick, Maine.

John C. Donovan, born on 9 Feb 1920, in New York City, had a long and distinguished career as a political scientist, and was the author of "The Politics of Poverty" (1967), "The Policy Makers" (1970), and "The Cold Warriors: A Policy-Making Elite" (1974). Donovan was involved in Maine Democratic politics and worked with Senator Edmund S. Muskie as an administrative assistant. He taught government at Bowdoin College as the DeAlva Stanwood Alexander Professor of Government and Legal Studies from 1965 until his death on October 3, 1984.

This collection includes correspondence and writings by John C. Donovan during the period 1967-1970. The bulk of the collection is comprised of manuscripts for both "The Politics of Poverty" and "The Policy Makers," with associated notes by the author.

"Politics of Poverty": Statement of Intensions, Ch. 1-5, typescript with notes and corrections

Box 1 Folder 1

"Politics of Poverty": Pegasus (all "book" correspondence)

Box 1 Folder 2

"Politics of Poverty": "Preposed Book"

Box 1 Folder 3

"Politics of Poverty": Bibliography and Subheads

Box 1 Folder 4

"Politics of Poverty": Original Draft

Box 1 Folder 5

"Politics of Poverty": 1st Draft, 1967 Feb 23

Box 1 Folder 6

"Politics of Poverty": Ch. 1-8, typescript with corrections

Box 1 Folder 7

"Politics of Poverty": Introduction, Ch. 1-8, typescript with corrections

Box 1 Folder 8

"Politics of Poverty": Introduction, Ch. 1-8, typescript with corrections and notes

Box 1 Folder 8

"Politics of Poverty": Galleys

Box 2 Folder 1

"Politics of Poverty": Final Manuscript

Box 2 Folder 2

"The Policy Makers": Early trancript and research notes with holograph corrections, Ch. 1-6

Box 3 Folder 1

"The Policy Makers": On deposit, 1970 Dec

Box 3 Folder 2

"The Policy Makers": Footnotes with research notes, holograph corrections

Box 3 Folder 3

"The Policy Makers": Typescript, Ch. 1-6

Box 3 Folder 4

"The Policy Makers": Typescript with holograph corrections, Ch. 7-10

Box 3 Folder 5

"The Policy Makers": Typescript of Ch. 1-7, 9, 10

Box 3 Folder 6
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