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Guide to the Lauchlin Bernard Currie Papers, 1931-1994 and undated (bulk 1950-1990)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lauchlin Bernard Currie papers, 1931-1994 and undated
Creator
Currie, Lauchlin Bernard
Extent
60.35 Linear Feet, 31,370 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, DukeUniversity
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English.

Collection Overview

The Lauchlin Bernard Currie Papers, 1930-1997, serve to document the life, career, and theories of the economist. The collection chiefly consists of correspondence, published, materials, clippings, and subject files, and is primarily arranged chronologically and thematically. The bulk of the materials focus on Currie's analysis of macroeconomic policy during the New Deal, and growth, housing, and export policies for developing countries, especially Colombia. There is also material on China and Currie's mentor at Harvard Allyn Young

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Contents of the Collection

Urbanizacion y Desarrollo, Currie, 1976
Box 1
Urbanizacion y Desarrollo, Currie, 1988
Box 1
El plan de desarrollo colombiano enmarcha, Currie, 1974
Box 1
Taming the Megalopolis: A Design for UrbanGrowth, Currie, 1976
Box 1
Bases de un programa de fomento para Colombia, Informe de una mision dirigida, Currie, y auspiciada por el Banco Internacional de Reconstruccion y Fomento (World Bank), 1951
Box 1
Journal of Economic Studies, New Series, Vol. 1, No. 1, May 1974, includes article by Currie: The 'Leading Sector' Model Growth in Developing Countries
Box 1
Journal of Economic Studies, New Series Vol. 2, No. 1, May 1975, Includes article by Currie: Wants, Needs, Well-being, and Economic growth.
Box 1
Journal of Economic Studies, New Series Vol. 3, No. 2, November 1976, Includes article by Currie: Comment on The Leading Sector Development Strategy-ARe-Interpretation
Box 1
Controversia, Currie, 1972
Box 1
Reorganizacion de la rama ejecutiva del gobierno de Colombia, Report of a mission directed by Currie, 1988
Box 1
Report of the Economic Development Committee, Bogota, Colombia, Spanish, 1950 September-1951 August
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Una politica urbana para los paises en Desarrollo, Currie, 1965
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Obstacles to Development, Currie, 1967
Box 1
History of Political Economy,Volume 12, Number 3, Fall 1980, Includes article by Currie: Causes of the Recession (1938)
Box 1
Controversias sobre economia Colombiana, Chapter 8 by Currie: La economia del crecimientourbano. 1976
Box 1
Journal of Economic Studies, Vol.17, Nos. 3/4, 1990, Nicholas Kaldor's "Notes on Allyn Young's LSE Lectures, 1927-29," Includes chapter by Currie: Recollections of Allyn Young
Box 1
I Congreso Nacional del Ahorro: Memoria, Includes chapter by Currie: Especializacion financiera, 1991
Box 1
El credito de vivienda: pasado, presente, futuro, Includes chapter by Currie: El Sistema UPAC Despues de Veinte Años, 1993
Box 1
Desarrollo y sociedad, 1989 March, Article by Currie: Productividad, crecimiento economico ydistribucion: relaciones conceptuales
Box 1
Desarrollo y sociedad, 1991 September, Includesarticle by Currie: El dinero y el ahorro: Como las definiciones pueden afectar las politicas
Box 1
Desarrollo y sociedad, 1992 March, Includes article by Currie: Una ilustracion sobre la operacion de las fuerzas del mercado
Box 1
Revista de planacion y desarrollo, Vol. 18, Nos. 3-4, 1986 December, Article by Currie: La evolucion de una teoria general dereactivacion y crecimiento
Box 1
Currie's PhD Thesis, 1931 (revised 1932): Bank Assets and Banking Theory
Box 2
1965 report Plan socio-economico para el Atlantico, Currie (with Fundacion para el Progreso de Colombia) (4 folders)
Box 2
Report of the Economic Development Committee, Bogota, Colombia, Spanish, 1950 September-1951 August
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Report of the Economic Development Committee of the World Bank, English, 1950
Box 2
Evaluacion de la asesoria economica a los paises en desarrollo: el caso colombiano, Currie, 1984
Box 2
Salitre: Una vision no realizada, Currie, 1993 September
Box 2
Implications of an Endogenous Theory of Growth Based on Allyn Young's Macroeconomic Concept of Increasing Returns, Currie, 1993
Box 2
The Economic Journal, 1971
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The Economic Journal, 1973
Box 2
Reforma urbana y des arrollosocial, Fabio Giraldo Isaza, editor. Includes chapter by Currie: Algunos aspectos de la economiaurbana, 1989 February
Box 2
Administracion publica en Colombia, Currie, 1988
Box 2
Informe annual del consejo nacional deplanificacion, año 1952, Currie, 1988
Box 2
Desarrollo autosostenido de Colombia, 1986, Chapter by Currie: Crecimiento conestabilidad
Box 2
Modelos economicos de desarrollo Colombiano, Chapter by Currie: Aspectos macroeconomicos de la politícaurbana, 1985
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Moneda en Colombia: comportamiento y control, Currie, 1983
Box 2
Moneda en Colombia: comportamiento y control, Currie, 1987
Box 2
Controversia sobre el plan de vivienda sinquota inicial, Fabio Giraldo Isaza, ed. Articles by Currie: Nuevas reflexiones sobre oferta y demand de vivienda and La vivienda como un instrumento depolítica macroeconomica, 1983
Box 2
Journal of Economic Studies, New Series Vol. 6, No. 1, 1979 May, Includes article by Currie: Is there an Urban Bias? Critique of Michael Lipton's 'Why Poor People Stay Poor'
Box 2
Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 10, No. 3, 1983, Article by Currie: The 'Multiplier' in Economic Literature
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UPAC: Una teoria convertida en exitosa realidad, Lauchlin Currie and Luis Eduardo Rosas, Spanish, 1986
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UPAC: A Theory Converted into a Successful Reality, Currie and Luis Eduardo Rosas, English, 1986
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UPAC: Una teoria convertida en exitosa realidad, Currie and Luis Eduardo Rosas, Spanish, 1988
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Reactivacíon, crecimiento, y estabilidad, 1988
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Recursos para el futuro: Colombia1950-2000, Currie is listed as a colaborador, 1981
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La politica urbana en un marco macroeconomico: una seleccion de los escritos de los ultimos diez anos,Currie, 1975-1982
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Politicas de crecimiento y desarrollo, Currie, 1982
Box 2
Plan socio-economico para el Atlantico, Currie, 1965
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The Basis of a Development Program for Colombia, Report of a Mission headed by Lauchlin Currie, sponsored by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1950
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Economia Colombiana: revista de la contraloria general de la Republica, 1973 September-October.Includes: El sistema colombiano de ahorro y vivienda, Currie, pp. 44-59
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Identidad de los intereses de una clase deun pais, Lauchlin Currie. Texto de la exposicion pronunciada en el Salon de Conferencias de la Camara de Comercio de Bucaramanga, 1964 30 October
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Habitat International: A Journal for the Study of Human Settlements Established at the United Nations Habitat Conference. Vol. 4, No. 3, 1979Includes: For Whom Should New Housing be Built? Currie, 291-298
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Guidelines for a New Strategy, The National Planning Department, Bogota, 1972
Box 3
Reprint of Treatment of Credit in Contemporary Monetary Theory, Currie, Journal of Political Economy, Vol.XLI, No. 1, February 1933
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Reprint of The Failure of Monetary Policy to Prevent the Depression of 1929-1932, Currie, Journal of Political Economy, Vol.XLII, No. 2, 1934 April
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Problemas economicos de la mayoria de los paises latinoamericanos, Currie, Una Publicacion de la Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla. 1964 September
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La enseñanza de la economia en Colombia: ¿Como? ¿Para quien? ¿Sobre que? ¿Por que? Currie, 1967
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Ahorro y vivienda, 1973 October-December. El ahorro, la construccion y elingreso, Currie, pp. 15-20
Box 3
Politica agraria y desarrollo economico: La industria ganadera y la nacion, Currie, Una Publicacion del Banco deColombia y Almacenes Generales de Deposito Mercantil, S.A. 1962 June
Box 3
Consideraciones sobre la politica agraria colombiana, Currie, 1962
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The Objectives of a National Economic Program, Currie, Bogota, 1962 March, Fundacion Parael Progreso de Colombia
Box 3
Economia Colombiana: revista de la contraloria general de la Republica, 1972 February, Diferencias entre el nuevo plan y anteriores planes de desarrollo, Currie, pp. 24-29
Box 3
La conexion del ferrocarril del Atlantico con Barranquilla y las posibilidades de desacacion y aprovechamiento economicode 135,000 hectares adyacentes a la Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta, Separata dela memoria del Ministro de Obras Publicas Virgilio Barco Vargas, a la Legislatura Ordinaria de 1960 del Congreso de la Republica de Colombia. Chapter 2: Consideraciones economicas sobre el ferrocarril del Atlantico, Currie y Henry Eder
Box 3
Guion: revista semanal de hecho yopiniones, 1979 December17-23, El hecho economico de la decada: Lacreacion de un instrumento de desarrollo, Currie, pp.251-253
Box 3
Arco: revista de temas deactualidad, 1973 February, Una politica urbana para Colombia,Currie
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Desarrollo y Sociedad, 1983 August. La unidad de poder adquisitivo constanto: Una breve historia acerca de su nascimiento, Currie, pp.1-12
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Una nota sobre planes nacionales ymodelos, Currie. In Desarrollo y Sociedad, no. 14, 1984 May
Box 3
Arco: revista de temas deactualidad, 1973 August, "Bogota en 1990," Currie, pp.28-34
Box 3
Operacion Colombia: Un programa nacionalde desarrollo economico y social, Currie, Jun-1961 August
Box 3
Cabildo: Organo de la asociacion colombiana de municipalidades, 1966 December, Planeamiento Regional y Urbano,Currie, pp. 7-14
Box 3
Informe del visitador Lauchlin Currie sobre la escuela de economia para graduados, Universidad de los Andes, 1964, April
Box 3
Estudio agro-economico preliminar del valle aluvial del Rio Sinu. Fundacion para el Progreso de Colombia, Asesor General, Currie, 1961
Box 3
Revista de planeacion y desarrollo, vol. 5, no. 2, April-June, 1973. Currie: La politica monetaria y el nivel deprecios, pp. 20-45
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Revista de planeacion y desarrollo, vol. 5, no. 3, July-1973 December
Box 3
International Financing of EconomicDevelopment, World Scientific Banking Meeting. Dubrovnik, 31 October-1977, 5November. Factors Conditioning the InternationalFinancing of Scientific and Technical Research for DevelopingCountries, Currie
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Revista de planeacion ydesarrollo, vol. III, no. 3, 1971 October La limitacion de las divisas aldesarrollo: una solucion parcial al problema, Currie, pp.3-24
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The Interrelations of Urban and NationalEconomic Planning, Currie, Urban Studies (1975), 12,pp.37-46
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On Lauchlin Currie's Contribution toMonetary Theory, Karl Brunner, 1934
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Ensayos sobre planeacion: introduccion auna teoria de desarrollo conocida como Operacion Colombia, Currie, 1965
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Keynesian Revolution - Discussion,comment by Currie in American Economic Review, 1972 May
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The Role of Economic Advisors inDeveloping Countries, Currie, 1981
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Moliarrox: Revista bimensual al serviciode los molineros y cultivadores de arroz, 1962 March. Vol. 2, no. 5.Includes article by Currie: La Operacion Colombia.
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Revista de planeacion ydesarrollo, vol. 8, no. 3, September-1976 December,
Box 3
Article by Currie: Planeacion metropolitana: Moscu yBogota, pp. 105-112
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Operacion Colombia: Un programa nacionalde desarrollo economico y social, Currie. June-1961 August
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Enseñanza universitaria en los estudiossociales, Currie, 1967
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Algunas barricades en la via deldesarrollo, Currie, 1966
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Journal of Economic Studies, vol.8, No. 1, 1981, Currie: Allyn Young and the Development of GrowthTheory, pp. 52-60.
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Program of Economic Development of theMagdalena Valley and North of Colombia. Report of a Mission directed byCurrie, 1959
Box 3
Programa de desarrollo economico del Valledel Magdalena y norte de Colombia, Informe de una mission dirigida porCurrie, Bogota, 1960
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Folders containing typescript: "Population, Resources, and the Environmentin Columbia's [sic] Future, Currie with the assistance of James Hanson, vol. I and vol. II, ca. 1978
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Accelerating Development: The Necessityand the Means, Currie, McGraw-Hill Series in International Development, 1966
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Desarrollo economico acelarado: Lanecesidad y los medios, Currie, Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1968
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Informe sobre un estudio economico delDepartamento Norte de Santander, Contratado or el Ministerio de Fomento,dirigido por Currie, Bogota, 1962 August
Box 4
Informe sobre un estudio economico delDepartamento del Meta, contratado pro el Departamento Administrativo dePlaneacion y Servicios Tecnicos, dirigido por Currie, Bogota, 1961 August
Box 4
El algodon en Colombia: problemas yoportunidades, estudio dirgido por Currie, Bogota, 1963 December
Box 4
Carta de ahorro y vivienda, Numero3 y 4, April-May de 1992
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Carta de ahorro y vivienda, Numero5, Junio de 1992
Box 4
Estudio agro-economico prelimar: playonesde los municipios de plato y pinto, Currie, Asesor General, Bogota, 1962 April
Box 4
La "Operacion Colombia" y suscriticas, Currie, Bogota, 1962 March
Box 4
Texto del reportaje concedido por elProfesor Lauchlin Currie al Programa "Cinco reporteros y el personaje de lasemana," Bogota, 1962 April
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Javeriana, el pensamiento cristiano endialogo con el mundo, Año 56, No. 543, Abril 1988. ¿Quien es el responsable de la politicaeconomica? Currie
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La ganaderia de carne en Colombia,sociedad de agricultores y ganaderos de valle del Cauca S.A.G. 1981 May, Capitulo I: La Industria Ganadera,Currie
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Revista camara de comercio deBogota, Año 3, Numero 9, Bogota, 1972 December, El ahorro y el plan de desarrollo,Currie
Box 4
Ganaderia, Revista de la federacionantioqueña de ganaderos, 1962, Includes twoarticles by Currie
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Economia Colombiana, Revista de lacontraloria general de la Republica, 1973 Julio - Agosto, Contabilidad fiscal y planeacion,Currie
Box 4
Curso de planificacion del desarrolloagricola, 1967: Seleccion deConferencias y ejercicios. Consequencias de la tecnificacion agricolaen los paises subdesarrollos, Currie
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La demanda de dinero y la velocidadingreso de la moneda en Colombia 1960 - 1980, Currie, Desarrollo y Sociedad, No. 6,Julio de 1981
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Population Bulletin, Vol. XXIII,No. 2, 1967 April, The Tangled Crisis,Currie
Box 4
Proyecciones de la demanda deconstrucciones y de materiales para construccion en Colombia para el periodo1962-1970, Currie y Hugo Belalcazar L., Bogota, Marzo de 1963
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Plan de fomento para el Atlantico, 1954 March
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Guion, cover story: El Professor Currie: 30 años enColombia. 1979 September10-16
Box 4
Journal of Economic Issues, Vol.III, No. 2, 1969 June, Myrdal on South Asia,Currie
Box 4
The Xavieran, 1921 February, St. FrancisXavier's College, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. From Coast to Coast in a Car,Currie
Box 4
The Xavieran, 1922 February
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Bases de un programa de fomento paraColombia: informe de una mission dirigida por Lauchlin Currie y auspiciada porel banco internacional de reconstruccion y fomento en colaboracion con elgobierno de Colombia, Agosto de 1950
Box 4
Estudio de previabilidad SansFacon-Paloquemao-Usatama, preparado por The American City Corporation, 1976 April, 1976
Box 4
Estudio sobre Teoria Macroeconomica yPoliticas de Crecimiento. 1990 July 19
Box 4
Nicholas Kaldor's "Notes on Allyn Young's London School of EconomicsLectures, 1927-29." 1989 December21
Box 4
21 issues of Carta de Ahorro y Vivienda. 1987 September to 1989 July
Box 4
Comision del Gasto Publico: Informefinal, 1986: the Commissionincludes Currie
Box 5
Investigation of Concentration of EconomicPower, Hearings before the Temporary National Economic Committee Congress ofthe United States, 1939 May: includestestimony from Currie, Assistant Director, Division of Research and Statistics,Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington,D.C.
Box 5
Address by Currie before the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences,Bellevue Stratford Hotel, Philadelphia, PA., 1950 April 15, Some Prerequisites for Success of thePoint Four Program
Box 5
Appendix: Appendices A and B to MiltonFriedman's Money Series 1867-1960 and Reserves 1867-1960, CapitalFlows
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La industria cafeteria en la agriculturacolombiana, 1962, Estudio realizadopor la Fundacion para el Progresso de Colombia
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Report from the RockefellerFoundation, 1972 September (In Englishand Spanish)
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Plan para Bogota, 1953, Consejo Nacional dePlanificacion
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Theoretical Background and ProbableOrientation of the Colombian Urban Study for ILPES, Currie, 1975 October 22
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Estudio de previabilidad SansFacon-Paloquemao-Usatama, preparado por The American City Corporation, 1976 April
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Un desiño para el crecimientourbano, Currie, 1976
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Comments on a "Review of ConceptualFormulations," Statements by the Representatives of Colombia, 1975 September22-26
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La interrelacion de la planeacion urbana yregional con la planeacion nacional, economica y social, Currie,Instituto de Estudios Colombianos, 1976 January
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La interrelacion de la planeacion urbana yregional con la planeacion nacional, economica y social, Currie,Instituto de Estudios Colombianos, 1977 June
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La economia del crecimientourbano, Currie, Segundo Seminario de Economia Colombiana, 1975 April
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Colombian Urban Policy in the Plan ofDevelopment, 1974 January
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Criteria for Multinational FinancialAssistance in Urban Development, Currie, 1975
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Indexation: Selective orComprehensive? Currie, Seminar on Indexation, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1975 February26-28
Box 5
Estudio de previabilidad SansFacon-Paloquemao-Usatama, preparado por The American City Coporation, 1976 April
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La interrelacion de la planeacion urbana yregional con la planeacion nacional, economica y social, escrito porCurrie, Instituto Latinoamericano de Planificacion Economica y Social(ILPES), 14-15, 1976 June
Box 5
The Indexation ofSavings/Mortgages, Currie, 1976 September10
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Politica monetaria deestabilizacion, 1977 May 25
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21 Issues of Carta de Ahorro y Vivienda, 1987 September-1989July
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Urbanizacion: algunos aspectosbasicos, Currie. United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, 31May-11 June, 1976
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La construccion de vivienda y elcrecimiento economico, Currie, 1989 October
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La evolucion de una teoria general dereactivacion y crecimiento, Currie, 1987 February2
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The Demand for Money and its Velocity:Some Implications, Currie, 1986 May 6
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Summary of Report on Some Aspects ofPublic Administration in Colombia, Currie, 1986 December and 1987 January
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Housing as an Instrument of MacroeconomicPolicy, 1987 November
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Moneda en Colombia, Currie, 1987 August
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Contrato de consultoria para larealizacion del estudio sobre las bases de la politica macroeconomica de laadministracion publica, Currie, 1987 December
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Algunas reflexiones sobre la deudaexterna, Currie, 1988 November
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Alternativas de politicaeconomica, Currie, Bogota, May 23, 1990 For the Centro deEstudios sobre Desarrollo Economico (CEDE)
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La asesoria economica en Colombia,Currie, [1988]
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Economic Advising in Colombia,Currie, 1988 December23
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The American Economic Review, bookreview by Currie
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Addresses delivered during the convocation excercises atSimon Fraser University, 1981 June 6, Currie on Economic Growth, Development and Survival
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El Salitre: plan de integracionurbana. Instituto de Desarrollo Urbano, [1975]
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Politicas de incentivos al sectorexterno, Currie, Bogota, 1984 October
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Recopilacion de licencias de construcciónen Bogota, Alvaro Montenegro Garcia
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Memoranda for the Transition Period of1986, Currie
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Aspectos macroeconomicos de la politicafiscal, Currie, 1986 June
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Reservas internacionales y reactivacioneconomica, Currie and Alvaro Montenegro Garcia, 1985
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The Use of the Multiplier Concepts inEconomic Literature, Currie, 1983 May 11
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Asociacion foro economico nacional:politica de vivienda en Colombia, Bogota, 1981 November 2
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Housing as an Instrument of Macro-economicPolicy, Currie, Habitat International, Vol. 7, No.5/6, pp. 165-171, 1983
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Politica Macroeconomica, Primer Semestre, 1983, Currie, Centro deEstudios sobre Desarrollo Economico (CEDE), Facultad deEconomía, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
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"Some Suggestions for the Improvement of theInstitutional Framework for Macroeconomic Policy," 1987 January 2
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Desarrollo urbano y areasmetropolitanas, Currie y Alvaro Montenegro, 1985
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Evaluacion de las metas de la politicamacroeconomica, Currie, 1986 November
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El crecimiento con estabilidad y el fondomonetario internacional, Currie, undated
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Preliminary Report on Some Aspects ofPublic Administration in Colombia, Currie (for World Bank), 1986 October 20
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Perspectivas para Santander delsur, Currie, Asesor General, Fundacion para el Progreso de Colombia, 1962 June
Box 6
Informe sobre el departamento delmeta, dirigido por Currie, Sintesis del Estudio Economico sobre elDepartamento de Meta, 1962 July
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El uso de nuestras tierras.Conferencia pronunciada en Barrancaber por el Professor Currie, 1962 August 19
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Varios aspectos de la planeacionnacional, Conferencia pronunciada en Medellin el 8 octubre de 1962por el ProfesorCurrie
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Some Unresolved Issues in NationalProgramming, Address by Currie before the Third Congress of theColombian Society of Economists, 1963
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The Meat Industry in Colombia: A StudyContracted by the Ferrocarriles Nacionales, directed by Currie, Bogota,1961 September
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Operacion Colombia: un programa nacionalde desarrollo economico y social, Currie, undated
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"Urbanization: Some Basic Issues,"Currie, 1975 April 17
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"Algunas consideraciones sobre la industria de carne en Colombia," Currie, Bogota, 1961
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Parte I, Operacion Colombia,Segunda Edicion, Captilos I a IV, Currie, Ultimo Borrador, 1963 September
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Parte II y III, OperacionColombia, Segunda Edicion, Capitulos V a IX, Currie. Ultimo Borrador, 1963 September
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Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Povertyof Nations, Vol. I. Gunnar Myrdal, 1968
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'Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations,' Vol. III. Gunnar Myrdal, 1968
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Equality and Efficiency: The BigTradeoff, Arthur M. Okun, 1975
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Operacion Colombia: un programa nacionalde desarrollo economico y social, Currie, undated
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World Development Report 1984, 1984 (World Bank.)
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The Exchange Rate System, John Williamson. Institute for International Economics, 1983 September
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Estudio de un proyecto sobre reservasinternacionales y reactivacion economica
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Operacion Colombia typescript, 1961
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Private Sector Development and EnterpriseReforms in Growing Asian Economies, Seiji Naya, International Centerfor Economic Growth, 1990
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Economic Survey of Singapore 1987,Ministry of Trade and Industry, Republic of Singapore
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Urbanization: Some Basic Issues,Currie, 1974
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Savings, Monetary Correction and Building:Essays on Interrelationships in Colombia, Currie, 1974
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Integration of National Economic and UrbanPhysical Planning, Lauchlin Currie, Prepared for Group of Experts onIntegration of Economic and Physical Planning, United Nations, 1973 August 22
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La politica urbana y el plan dedesarrollo, Departamento Nacional de Planeacion, 1974 January
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Singapore - A Growth Economy,Currie, 1973 March 27
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Draft of Paper for London Conference, Seminar on NewTowns, Prepared by Currie, 1973February14
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Urbanization Trends and Polices,Currie, Interregional Seminar on New Towns, London, 1973 June 4
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Seminario interregional sobre nuevasciudades, Londres, 4 a19 de Junio, 1973, NacionesUnidas
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What Colombia (and other developingcountries) May Learn From Singapore, Currie, 1973 March
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The Concept and Significance of NationalProduct, Currie, 1972 November
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Documento de trabajo sobre las bases delplan de desarrollo, 1971 August 26
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An Urban Policy for DevelopingCountries, Currie, 1971 August
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Plan general de desarrollo,Currie, 1971
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Reorganizacion de la industriaganadera, Currie, 1962 September
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La industria ganadera y la nacion,Currie, 1962 April
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Un programa de desarrollo economico en laencrucijada, Currie, 1962 May
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Bogota: Alternatives for UrbanDevelopment, directed by Currie, 1969
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Wants, Needs, and Welfare, Currie,1970 March Simon FraserUniversity Dept. of Economics and Commerce Working Paper
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Reorganizacion del ministerio defomento, Currie, 1959 May
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Boletin fiscal, Departamento Norte deSantander, 1962 May-August
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Hearings before the Subcommittee to Investigate theAdministration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Law ofthe Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-Second Congress, First Session on The Institute ofPacific Relations, Parts 1-12, 1951 (13 folders)
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Operacion Colombia, un programa nacionalde desarrollo economico y social, Currie, 1961 May
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Part 13
Box 8
Part 14
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Part 30
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Estudio de desarrollo urbano de Bogota,Apendice 3: analisis financiero, 1975 January
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Review and Conclusions, 1982-1984
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The Timing and Sequencing of a TradeLiberalization Policy: Colombia 1967-82, Jorge Garcia Garcia, Bogota, 1986 April
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Medicion del deficit del secto publicocolombiano y su financiacion, 1950-1986, Jorge GarciaGarcia
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Problems of Trade Liberalization inColombia, Jorge Garcia Garcia, Bogota, 1984 August
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Estrategia: economica yfinanciera, article on Currie, 1994 Febuary18
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Funcion social de una universidad,Currie, 1963 December
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Cuadernos de economia: UniversidadNacional de Colombia, homenage a Currie, 1993 (2copies)
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Proposed System of Accounting For andControl Of Public Finances and Properties
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Reflections on Colombian AgriculturalPolicy, Currie, 1962 March
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Member Bank Reserves and BankDebits
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Fundacion para el progreso de Colombia, ANational Program for a Critical Period, An Address Delivered by Currieat the Annual Meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of Colombia, 1962 May 25
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Notes and Discussions on The Decline of the CommercialLoan
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Member Bank Indebtedness and Net DemandDeposits in the Federal Reserve System
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Implications of Raising Productivity inAgriculture
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Money, Gold, and Income in the UnitedStates: 1921-32, Currie, 1933 November
Box 8
Republic of Colombia: 1985-86 FinancingPlan
Box 8
Documento de discusion sobre la politicamacroeconomica y financiera colombiana, 1985
Box 8
Palabras del Senor David Knox, El BancoMundial en Centroamerica, 1984 November29
Box 8
World Bank Staff Report on September 27,1984, 1984 September
Box 8
External Debt and MacroeconomicPerformance in Latin America and East Asia, Jeffrey Sachs
Box 8
El comportamiento del sector agricola enlos Estados Unidos en los Pasados cincuenta y cinco anos
Box 8
Algunos comentarios sobre las cifrasagricolas de los Estados Unidos, 1989 September19
Box 8
El comportamiento del sector agricolo enlos Estados Unidos... 1985 October 3
Box 8
Some Comments on the U.S. AgriculturalFigures, 1989 September18
Box 8
Notes on Material Prepared by David Wall and Harold Dunkerley on Coffee in Colombia, 1967 July 29
Box 8
Misión de administracion publica: Volume1-2, Currie, Bogota
Box 8
Programacion financiera aplicada: El casode Colombia, Instituto del FMI
Box 8
Taming the Megalopolis: A Design for UrbanGowth, Lauchlin Currie, 1976(2 copies)
Box 9
Urban Policy in the Context ofDevelopment, Fifth Pacific Regional Science Conference, Currie,Vancouver, 1977 August 16
Box 9
External Debt and MacroeconomicPerformance in Latin America and East Asia, Jeffrey D. Sachs
Box 9
Programa de construccion y reconstruccionde carreteras nacionales de la republica de Colombia, 1951-54 (2copies)
Box 9
Some Aspects of Local GovernmentFinances, Dick Netzer
Box 9
Articles; Biography
Box 9
Memos and Reports, 1935-1938
Box 9
Clippings, 1937-1938
Box 9
Clippings - Book Reviews, 1990s
Box 9
Clippings - Obituaries (Currie), 1993-1994 and undated
Box 9
Correspondence, 1966-1994 and undated
Box 9
Correspondence, 1945-1992
Box 9
House Committee on Un-American Activities statement, 1951
Box 9
Economic Theory, 1945-1974 (2 folders)
Box 10
Agriculture, 1955-1976 (2 folders)
Box 10
Fiscal, 1946-1993 (5 folders)
Box 10
Exchange Rate
Box 10
Development, 1960-1990 (2 folders)
Box 11
Distribution, 1955-1974
Box 11
Population, 1959-1970
Box 11
Macroeconomic Policy, 1951-1992
Box 11
Macroeconomic Policy, 1951-1992 (total 12 folders)
Box 12
Growth, 1950-1960 (4 folders)
Box 12
Growth, 1971-1979 (9 folders)
Box 12
Growth, 1980-1984 (6 folders)
Box 12
Growth, 1985-1987 (8 folders)
Box 13
Growth, 1988 (8 folders)
Box 13
Growth, 1989
Box 13
Growth, 1989 (total 6 folders)
Box 14
Growth, 1990 (10 folders)
Box 14
Growth, 1991-1993 (2 folders)
Box 14
China, 1940-1944 (24 folders)
Box 14
China, 1940-1993 (2 folders)
Box 15
UPAC, 1971-1972 (6 folders)
Box 15
UPAC, 1973 (17 folders)
Box 15
UPAC, 1974-1976 (4 folders)
Box 16
UPAC, 1981-1983
Box 16
UPAC, 1983 (2 folders)
Box 16
UPAC, 1984 (2 folders)
Box 16
UPAC, 1985 (2 folders)
Box 16
UPAC, 1986 (4 folders)
Box 16
UPAC, 1987
Box 16
UPAC, 1988 (3 folders)
Box 16
UPAC, 1989 (2 folders)
Box 16
UPAC, 1990 (5 folders)
Box 16
UPAC, 1980s and 1990
Box 17
Housing - Urban, 1959-1993
Box 17
Housing - Urban, 1959-1993 (total 23 folders)
Box 18
Fundavi, 1974-1984
Box 18
Articles by Currie
Box 18
Articles by Currie
Box 19
Memos, 1962-1964 (5 folders)
Box 19
Books
Box 19
Books (total 6 folders)
Box 20
Talks, Speeches, and Prologues (4 folders)
Box 20
Distinctions and Forum (4 folders)
Box 20
Teaching
Box 20
Teaching (total 12 folders)
Box 21
Money, 1930s to 1990s (5 folders)
Box 21
Money, 1971-1976
Box 21
Money, 1975-1976 (16 folders)
Box 21
Money, 1977-1981 (2 folders)
Box 21
Money, 1982-1985
Box 21
Money, 1986-1987
Box 21
Money, 1988-1989
Box 21
Growth, 1970-1971 (12 folders)
Box 21
Money, 1971-1976
Box 22
1970-1971
Box 22
Money, 1990-1991
Box 22
1970-1971 (4 folders)
Box 23
1971-1972 (12 folders)
Box 23
1972 (14 folders)
Box 24
1972-1973 (9 folders)
Box 24
1973
Box 24
1973 (total 20 folders)
Box 25
1973-1974
Box 25
1973-1974 (total 21 folders)
Box 26
1974 (29 folders)
Box 26
1974-1975 (6 folders)
Box 27
1975 (19 folders)
Box 27
1976 (5 folders)
Box 28
1977 (4 folders)
Box 28
1978 (3 folders)
Box 28
1971-1976 (5 folders)
Box 28
1979 (6 folders)
Box 28
1971-1976 (7 folders)
Box 29
1980-1990
Box 29
1980-1990 (total 11 folders)
Box 30
Public Administration, 1980s
Box 30
Washington Trip, 1985-1990 (2 folders)
Box 30
Social Security, 1980s
Box 30
1963-1964
Box 30
1963-1964 (total 22 folders)
Box 31
1965 (16 folders)
Box 31
1966-1969
Box 31
1966-1969 (total 22 folders)
Box 32
Graphics and Statistics, 1980-1990
Box 32
1948-1953
Box 32
1948-1953 (total 11 folders)
Box 33
Operación Colombia
Box 33
Operación Colombia (total 13 folders)
Box 34
1957-1962
Box 34
1957-1962 (total 40 folders)
Box 35
Comments on Books
Box 35
Development, 1966-1990
Box 35
Notes on Growth
Box 35
Other Papers
Box 35
1930s Articles (4 folders)
Box 35
William Alanson White Psychiatric Foundation, 1945-1950
Box 35
(Currie was a trustee and member of editorialboard)
Box 35
1957-1962
Box 35
1972
Box 35
1972 (total 16 folders)
Box 36
1972-1973 (8 folders)
Box 36
Allyn Young, 1925-1993 (5 folders)
Box 36
Growth, 1991-1993
Box 36
Growth, 1991-1993 (total 7 folders)
Box 37
Clippings
Box 37
Clippings, 1947-1962
Box 38
Clippings, 1962-1965
Box 39
Clippings, 1965-1974
Box 40
Graphics and Statistics, 1980-1990 (oversize)
Box 41
Graphics and Statistics, 1980-1990 (oversize)
Box 42

This addition to the collection contains copies of correspondence and writings by Currie, as well as transcripts and other documents related to the investigation of Currie by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Most items are photocopies and were used by Professor Roger J. Sandilands for his article, "Guilt by Association? Lauchlin Currie's Alleged Involvement with Washington Economists in Soviet Espionage," to be published in Fall 2000. A typescript of the article is also included.

Acc. 00/251
Box 43

The addition contains primarily correspondence between Currie and his biographer, Roger Sandilands, and related material about Currie's contributions to development economics (1992-1993). Includes comments on Currie's views and on the writings and positions of other economists.

Acc. 03/208
Box 44

Currie's subject files, chiefly related to Colombian economy. Materials in Spanish. File folders have numeric codes assigned; some numbers are missing.

Ca. 1410-1453
Box 45
Ca. 1454-1459
Box 46
Ca. 1289, Ca. 1145-1154; Ca. 1155-1158, Ca. 1162-1163
Box 47
Ca. 1260-1266; Ca. 1268-1275, Ca. 1277-1286, Ca. 1288, Ca. 1159-1161, Ca. 1164
Box 48
Ca. 1165-1175; Ca. 1176-1179
Box 49
Ca. 1225, Ca. 1240-1244; Ca. 1226-1230, Ca. 1232-1239
Box 50

Currie's subject files, chiefly related to Colombian economy. Materials in Spanish. File folders have numeric codes assigned; some numbers are missing.

Ca. 1004-1012, Ca. 1014, Ca. 1050
Box 51
Ca. 1051-1054, Ca. 1056-1064, Ca. 1065
Box 52
Ca. 1067-1068, Ca. 1125-1132
Box 53
Ca. 1133-1144
Box 54

Currie's subject files and correspondences with scholars, chiefly related to Colombian economy. Materials in Spanish. File folders have numeric codes assigned; some numbers are missing.

Ca. 1025-1035, Ca. 1085-1093
Box 55
Ca. 1094-1105, Ca. 1107-1110, Ca. 1112-1124
Box 56
Ca. 1036-1047, Ca. 1049
Box 57
Ca. 1291-1298, Ca. 1300-1301, Ca. 1303-1310
Box 58
Ca. 1311-1314, Ca. 1316-1322, Ca. 1325-1326, Ca. 1328-1329, Ca. 1332, Ca. 1335-1337
Box 59

Historical Note

DateEvent(s)
1902Born, Nova Scotia
1922-1925Studied at the London School of Economics
1931Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard
1934The Supply and Control of Money in theUnited States published.
1939Appointed Assistant on Economic Affairs by Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1943-1944Acting Director of the Foreign Economic Administration
1954Loses U.S. Citizenship after being investigated by Senator Joseph McCarthy.
1949-1993Advisor on economic issue to the government of Colombia.
1993Died in Colombia.

Lauchlin Bernard Currie (1902-1993) was an influential economist, advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1939-1945, and to the government of Colombia, 1949-1993. He was involved with the Lend-Lease Program with China during WWII, and became acting director of the Foreign Economic Administration in 1943-44. This work resulted in his being a target during the McCarthy era and he lost his US citizenship in 1954. He settled in Colombia after 1954 and continued to serve as an advisor to the leaders of that country until his death in 1993.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lauchlin Bernard Currie Papers, Rare Book,Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The collection was received as a gift of the estate of Lauchlin Bernard Currie in 1998 and as a gift from another donor in 1998 and 1999.

Processing Information

Processed by Kirk White, Ann Langford, and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico

Completed March 23, 2000

Encoded by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico and Lisa Stark

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.