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.

Access

The collection is open for research.

Languages:

English, Spanish
Special Collections & University Archives
UMass Amherst Libraries
154 Hicks Way
Amherst, Mass. 01003-9275
413-545-2780
Timothy Allman Central America Collection
1976-1983
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Call no.: MS 60
Contents of 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.

Collection inventory
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
Administrative information
Provenance

Acquired from Timothy Allman via Joel Halpern.

Processing Information

Processed by Ken Fones-Wolf.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: Timothy Allman Central America Collection (MS 60). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

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