Donald Blackmer papers
Scope and Contents
The collection documents the professional activities of Donald Blackmer and spans the approximate years of 1940 to 2010. Materials include: course documents, correspondence, and letters of reference and recommendation. Topics include the Center for International Studies (CIS) and Council for European Studies (CES).
- 1940 - 2010
- Blackmer, Donald (Person)
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Donald L. M. Blackmer is professor emeritus of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He joined the MIT Center for International Studies in 1956, and became a member of the faculty in 1961. He served as Associate Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science from 1973 until 1980, was the first Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society from 1977 to 1980 and was Head of the Department of Political Science from 1980 to 1988. Outside of MIT, he served as chair of the Council for European Studies and is a member on the Council on Foreign Relations.
Publications: Communism in Italy and France. With Sidney Tarrow. Princeton University Press. 1976.
The International Role of the Communist Parties of Italy and France. With Annie Kriegel. Center for International Affairs, Harvard. 1975.
Unity in Diversity: Italian Communism and the Communist World. MIT Press. 1968.
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- Blackmer, Donald
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Blackmer, Donald (Person)
- Preliminary Inventory to the Papers of Donald Blackmer
- Preliminary Inventory
- Copyright, 2015
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- 2021 October 27: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.
- 2023 March 3: Revised by processing archivist Chris Tanguay to add access notes.
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