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Series XII. Course Materials

Scope and Content Notes:

This series dates from 1964 to 2004 and documents Goldstein’s academic career from military institutions through his tenured position at the University of Pittsburgh. The majority of the files relates to his later positions and emphasizes his international relations and history courses. The materials included are further described in subseries content notes, 1. Military Institutions and 2. University of Pittsburgh.

Subseries 1. Military Academies

Scope and Content Notes:

The subseries examines Goldstein’s academic career at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) and subsequent institutions before obtaining a position at the University of Pittsburgh. He lectured on the United States, Western, and military history, and to a lesser extent international affairs and American minorities. The files are arranged alphabetically by course topic and then by record type. While the series includes a substantial collection of handwritten lecture outlines, the bulk of the series is reference materials. The reference materials generally include faculty manuals, readings, and supplementary texts that are arranged by course topic.


Box 61
Folder 1 Administrative, 1965 - 1974
Folder 2-3 Bibliographies and Syllabi, 1964 - 1974
Folder 4 Course Offerings, 1965, 1973
Folder 5 Evaluations by Students, 1969 - 1970
Folder 6-7 Examinations, 1965 - 1971
Folder 8 Extracurricular Activities, 1966 - 1970
Folder 9 Introductory Course Materials, 1969 - 1974
Folder 10 Lecture Outlines- American Minorities, c. 1970
Folder 11 Lecture Outlines- International Relations, c. 1970
Folder 12 Lecture Outlines- Military History, c. 1970
Folder 13 Lecture Outlines- Russian History, c. 1970
Folder 14-18 Lecture Outlines- U.S. History, 1970 - 1971
Folder 19-21 Lecture Outlines- Western History, c. 1970
Folder 22 Lecture Outlines- World History/ Miscellaneous, c. 1970

Section: Reference Materials


Box 62
Folder 1-7 American Minorities, 1964 - 1973
Folder 8 Bases of Power and Conflict Series, 1971
Folder 9 China Background and Communism, 1966 - 1970
Folder 10-13 Command and Management Readings, 1972 - 1975
Folder 14 Communication and Speaking, 1963 - 1968
Folder 15 Diplomatic History, 1962 - 1963
Folder 16 Far Eastern History, c. 1970
Folder 17 How to in the Military, 1966 - 1972
Folder 18 Military Environment, 1972

Box 63
Folder 1-3 Military History, 1965 - 1971
Folder 4 Miscellaneous, c. 1967
Folder 5-8 Modern Warfare, 1967, 1972
Folder 9 National Security, 1964
Folder 10 Russian / Soviet History, 1970 - 1972
Folder 11 Soviet Arms Control, 1970
Folder 12 U.N.. Peace Keeping Forces, 1965
Folder 13 - 16 USAF Doctrine, 1955 - 1971
Folder 17-18 US History, 1965 - 1967
Folder 19-21 Western History, 1967 - 1969
Folder 22 World History, 1961, 1968

Subseries 2. University of Pittsburgh

Scope and Content Notes:

The subseries details Goldstein’s academic career at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), from his initial position with the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp (AFROTC) through his professorships with the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) and the Honors College. More information can be obtained in the following subsections: Administrative Files and Course Materials

Section: Administrative

Scope and Content Notes:

The subsection is comprised of records amassed by Goldstein while fulfilling departmental duties and serving the community. His professional advancement can be traced through the GSPIA memoranda, Pitt correspondence, and recommendations files. The GSPIA curriculum files provide an inclusive view of strategic plans and classes proposals for the department. The speaking engagement file highlights Goldstein’s contributions to the public, specifically his presentations to community organizations. Researchers interested in a characteristic sample of Goldstein’s course materials should review the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award Dossier files.


Box 64
Folder 1 Book Proposals, c. 1980 - 1990
Folder 2-6 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award- Dossier, 1994
Folder 7 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award- Miscellaneous, 1986 - 2002
Folder 8 Correspondence- General, 1975 - 2002
Folder 9-10 Correspondence- Speaking Engagements, 1975 - 2002
Folder 11 Deposition for McKinney vs. University of Pittsburgh, 1998
Folder 12 Ephemera, 1977 - 2005
Folder 13 Exercises Presidential Management Internship, 1978 - 2001
Folder 14-15 GSPIA Budget and Curriculum, 1968 - 2000
Folder 16-17 GSPIA Memoranda, 1977 - 2002
Folder 18 GSPIA Strategic Plan, 1997 - 1999
Folder 19 International Relations Committee Historical Series Project, 1978 - 1987
Folder 20 Letters of Recommendation and Thanks, 1975 - 2000
Folder 21 Study of International Affairs Programs, 1987

Section: Course Materials

Scope and Content Notes:

This subsection is arranged alphabetically by course topic. The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp (AFROTC) courses address the requirements of the academic program. The History courses examine U.S. diplomatic history. The International Affairs courses explore the basic concepts of international affairs and application of international economic and social policies. The International Security courses cover the basic concepts, vocabulary, and analytical methods of international security studies. The Model Organization of American States (MOAS) courses prepare students for a mock session of the OAS General Assembly. The Policy Analysis courses analyze the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of public policies. The Ridgway Center files describe the activities of The Center for Arms Control and International Security Studies, which was rededicated in 1988 as The Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies. U.S. Military Action courses examine the history and impact of wars waged by the United States from the American Revolution to Desert Storm. Each course topic combines materials from related courses, and consists of syllabi, bibliographies, examinations, quizzes, lecture outline, assignments, exercises, reference materials, and student evaluations.


Box 65
Folder 1 Air Force ROTC- Administrative, 1974 - 1977
Folder 2 Air Force ROTC- Course Materials and Ephemera, 1976 - 1977
Folder 3 Air Force ROTC- Lessons, 1971 - 1973
Folder 4-10 Air Force ROTC- Reference Materials, 1970 - 1977
Folder 11 History- Course Materials, 1988 - 2001
Folder 12 History- Course Packets, 1991
Folder 13 - 15 History- Evaluations by Students, 1991 - 2004
Folder 16 History- Lecture Notes, undated
Folder 17 History- Reference Materials, undated
Folder 18-19 International Affairs- Course Materials, 1988 - 2001
Folder 20-21 International Affairs- Course Packets, 1991
Folder 22 International Affairs- Evaluations by Students, 1994 - 2002
Folder 23-24 International Affairs- Reference Materials, 1998

Box 66
Folder 1-3 International Security- Course Materials, 1974 - 2001
Folder 4 International Security- Course Proposal, 1979
Folder 5-8 International Security- Evaluations by Students, 1994 - 2002
Folder 9-17 International Security- Reference Materials, 1972 - 1999

Box 67
Folder 1-2 Model Organization of American States- Antigua and Barbuda, 1995 - 1996
Folder 3-4 Model Organization of American States- Bolivia, 1996 - 1997
Folder 5-7 Model Organization of American States- Honduras, 1997 - 1998
Folder 8-12 Model Organization of American States- Canada, 1998 - 2001
Folder 13 Model Organization of American States- Mexico, 2001 - 2002
Folder 14-15 Policy- Course Materials, 1971 - 1997
Folder 16 Policy- Course Packets, undated

Box 68
Folder 1-2 Policy- Evaluations by Students, 1981 - 1997
Folder 3 Policy- Exercises, 1976 - 2002
Folder 4-5 Ridgway Center- 40th Anniversary of Korean War, 1988 - 1990
Folder 6 Ridgway Center- 50th Anniversary of Korean War, 2000
Folder 7 Ridgway Center- Administrative Documents, 1975 - 2002
Folder 8 Ridgway Center- Ephemera, 1988 - 2002
Folder 9 Ridgway Center- Other Lectures, 1988 - 1990
Folder 10-11 Ridgway Center- Papers on Pacific Security, 1986 - 1993
Folder 12 Ridgway Center- Programs and Publications, 1975 - 1999
Folder 13 Semester at Sea- Activities, 1993
Folder 14 Semester at Sea- Administrative Files, 1993
Folder 15 - 18 Semester at Sea- Course Materials, 1993

Box 69
Folder 1 Semester at Sea- Lecture Notes 1993
Folder 2 Semester at Sea- Newsletters 1993
Folder 3 Semester at Sea- Text and Reader 1992
Folder 4 United States Military Action- Course Materials, 1976 - 2001
Folder 5 United States Military Action- Course Packets, 1992
Folder 6-8 United States Military Action- Evaluations by Students, 1996 - 2004
Folder 9 Reference Materials- Civil War undated
Folder 10 Reference Materials- Grenada 1984
Folder 11 Reference Materials- Miscellaneous undated
Folder 12 Reference Materials- Modern Warfare 1956 - 2002
Folder 13 Reference Materials- New American Way of War 1979