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Timothy Allman Central America Collection, 1976-1983
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 60

Abstract:
Journalist, news editor, and author of Unmanifest Destiny: Mayhem and Illusion in American Foreign Policy- from the Monroe Doctrine to Reagan's War in El Salvador (1984). Includes notes on observations and interviews, background material including press releases, reports, transcripts of speeches and congressional committee hearings testimony, and articles and pamphlets that concern El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, Belize, and Panama, and focus on the Church, guerillas, dissent, terrorism, and foreign policies of presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Notes on observations and interviews, background material including press releases, reports, transcripts of speeches and congressional committee hearings testimony, articles and pamphlets, gathered by Timothy Allman, journalist, news editor, and author of Unmanifest Destiny: Mayhem and Illusion in American Foreign Policy- from the Monroe Doctrine to Reagan's War in El Salvador (1984). Materials concern El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, Belize and Panama, and focus on the Church, guerillas, dissent, terrorism, and foreign policies of presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Timothy Allman Central America Collection (MS 60). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Timothy Allman via Joel Halpern.

Processing Information

Processed by Ken Fones-Wolf.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Link to SCUA
Language
English and Spanish
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Carib/C.A. general policy


Box 1:1
Romero/Church


Box 1:2
White Paper


Box 1:3
Carter Policy


Box 1:4
Dissent/Bob White Dissent Paper


Box 1:5
Terrorism


Box 1:6
Guerrillas


Box 1:7
Reagan 1981


Box 1:8
El Salvador


Box 2:1
El Salvador


Box 2:2
El Salvador


Box 2:3
Junta


Box 3:1
El Salvador 1983


Box 3:2
Guatemala


Box 4:1
Nicaragua


Box 4:2
Costa Rica


Box 5:1
Honduras


Box 5:2
Belize


Box 5:3
Panama


Box 5:4

Search Terms
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Subjects
  • Central America--Foreign relations--United States.
  • El Salvador--History--1979-1992.
  • Guatemala--History--Civil War--1960-1996.
  • Nicaragua--History--1979-1990.
  • Reagan, Ronald.
  • Terrorism.
  • United States--Foreign relations--Central America.
  • United States--Politics and government--1977-1981.
  • United States--Politics and government--1981-1989.

Contributors
  • Allman, Timothy.


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