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European Security Study records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0171

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of 22 notebooks, dating from January 1981 to November 1982, containing Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Carroll Wilson's European Security Study (ESECS) meeting notes and log of daily activities.


  • 1981 - 1982


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This collection is open.

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Historical note

The European Security Study (ESECS), initiated in the fall of 1981, was organized by Carroll Louis Wilson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor of industrial management and Mitsui Professor of Problems of Contemporary Technology, for the purpose of exploring ways to improve the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) conventional defense capacity. The report of this study was published as Strengthening Conventional Deterrence in Europe: A Program for the 1980s (Westview, 1985).


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