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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
SCUA: the archive of social change
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.