Fonds consists of records pertaining primarily to the professional activities of Elisabeth Mann Borgese, focusing on major organizations and projects with which she was affiliated from the beginning of her North American career in the 1940s. The collection includes correspondence, publications and drafts, administrative records, conference materials, sound and video recordings, research materials, photographs, and other materials.
File contains a letter from International Ocean Institute (IOI) Director Sidney J. Holt to Professor Haas, about a study he was about to undertake, “Technology Utilization and International System Change.”
File contains correspondence with and documents from the International Ocean Institute (IOI) headquarters in Malta. Topics of discussion include proposed operational centres, Pacem in Maribus (PIM) convocations, the Danielle de St. Jorre scholarship, the IOI-Virtual University (IOI-VU), Includes meeting agendas and minutes (from the Planning Council, and the Executive Committee); a workplan and budget (for 2002-2003); reports ("IOI Membership of the International Coral Reef Initiative CPC," "Report on the International Ocean Institute Virtual University," "Developments of IOI System-Wide Projects: Strategy Considerations II," and "The African Initiative: A Discussion Paper"); proposals ("Proposal for a Study on the Future IOI Strategy," and one relating to the UN Committee of the Whole).
File contains copies of cover letters and a progress report sent from Elisabeth Mann Borgese to Hoffman, who was the Honorary President of the International Ocean Institute (IOI)’s Board of Trustees. The file also contains a letter and a note from Paul Hoffman in his role as an Administrator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on securing funding for the IOI.
File contains correspondence, Mediterranean Project notes by Sidney J. Holt and T.A.D.W. Hillyard, a contract between the International Ocean Institute and Caroline “Fox” Vanderbilt, and clippings from the "New Scientist" magazine (“The New Machiavellis,” and “Institute for World Problems”).
File contains correspondence concerning various International Ocean Institute (IOI) projects as well as administrative matters. Also includes a paper by Sidney Holt, "A Contribution to Discussion of a new Economic Order with Reference to the Living Resources of the Ocean" (made by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations), a preface to Irving Kaplan’s Pacem in Maribus (PIM) paper by Holt, and a report entitles "Crisis of Nature."
File contains correspondence, along with a proposal for a meeting on conditions for the development of the countries in the Mediterranean area, a report on Pacem in Maribus (PIM) III, a bulletin from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a newspaper clipping, and abstracts for papers regarding the First Caribbean Oceaneering Conference.
File contains correspondence with Holt, concerning the International Ocean Institute (IOI)’s administration, and projects. Also includes a bulletin from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on Pacem in Maribus (PIM) III.
File contains correspondence with Sindey J. Holt of the International Ocean Institute (IOI). Includes correspondence with Elisabeth Mann Borgese, mainly concerning administrative matters, IOI projects, and various Pacem in Maribus (PIM) conferences (in particular PIM IV). Also includes copies of letters between Holt and others that were carbon-copied to Mann Borgese. File also includes a copy of “Thoughts on the Decline of the U.S. Standard of Living: A Response to Dr. Adelman” by Dale C. Krause, originally contributed to a 1971 conference held at the Law of the Sea Institute.
File contains correspondence with Holt, concerning the International Ocean Institute (IOI)’s administrative matters and projects. Also includes a proposal to CICAR from the Department of Marine Sciences at the University of Puerto Rico to hold a symposium, reports on summer school held at the University of Malta, and meeting minutes regarding the relation of the IOI to “Oceans” magazine.
File contains correspondence concerning projects and administrative matters relating to the International Ocean Institute (IOI). Includes a description of the Arctic/Antarctic Project by the Fridtj of Nansen Foundation at Polhøgda, Norway, a paper proposal by Elisabeth Mann Borgese for the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, on the impact of energy development on the ocean, and newspaper clippings.
File contains correspondence with E.J. Borg Costanzi, Don Kelley (“Oceans” magazine), Tomomichi Yazaki (the Japan Association for the International Ocean Exposition, 1975), Keith Hudson, the Maltese Government, Peter Reuter, and William Doyle. Also includes a bulletin from the World Congress of Peace Forces.
File contains correspondence with Sidney J. Holt, some of which concerns the Food and Agriculture (FAO) of the United Nations. Includes a questionnaire, and a paper by Holt, "Marine Fisheries and World Food Supplies,” and "Mammals in the Seas," a prospectus by the FAO.
File contains correspondence with the International Labour Office (ILO) concerning International Ocean Institute (IOI) projects such as Pacem in Maribus (PIM), the “Ocean Yearbook” and the Training Programme.
File contains correspondence with Joe A. Grima of Impact (Public Relations) Limited. Contains suggestions on the political climate, and the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea. Also includes “The Declaration of Oaxtepec” prepared by the International Ocean Institute (IOI), and three newspaper clipping, likely press releases from the IOI (“Law of the Sea,” “IOIPC meeting in Mexico,” and one Maltese language one).
Correspondence concerns the establishment of a proposed International Ocean Institute (IOI) Operational Centre within the IMA in Trinidad and Tobago. Includes "Some Notes on Regional Organisation and Development" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; an information paper on International Ocean Institute (IOI) ; and a project proposal.
File contains correspondence with ICCOPS, mainly concerning the establishment of the organization, the Barcelona Convention, and invitations to various workshops. The file also includes an executive summary for a paper Elisabeth Mann Borgese wrote for a workshop; a paper by Herman Th. Verstappen ("Natural and Technical Disasters in Regional Seas"); a paper by Aldo Chircop ("Education and Training of Mediterranean Coastal and Marine Managers: Towards a Regional Approach"); conference invitations and materials; a memorandum of understanding between International Ocean Institute (IOI) and ICCOPS; project proposals; reports; papers; newsletters; and several papers/speeches by Adalberto Vallega. Majority of the correspondence is with Adalberto Vallega.
File contains correspondence from and documents related to the International Ocean Institute (IOI). Includes a copy of "Marine Industrial Technology: Developments and Trends" (possibly by Elisabeth Mann Borgese); memos (some of which concern meetings between Dalhousie, the IOI, the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD), and others); proposals; reports; meeting minutes and agendas; an agreement relating to the lease of a building; blueprints; course outline; Borgese's speaking notes for a Pacem in Maribus (PIM) convocation; and a proposal (“Mediterranean Centre for Research and Development in Marine Industrial Technology”).
File contains correspondence with: Christopher Joyner (regarding the role of the United Nations); Vasantt Jogoo; Calestous Juma; Reza Jafarabady (student); J. G. Joshi; Klaus Jonas (regarding Thomas Mann); Anna Jaymes (regarding Elisabeth Mann Borgese's piano-playing dog Claudio); Ambassador Igor Jovovich (Yugoslavia); Dr. Inge Jens (concerning the Mann family); Bhupendra Jasani; Amir Jamal; Peter Jankowitsch; Leslie Joseph; Professor Catrinus Jepma (concerning Elisabeth Mann Borgese's perestroika project); Robert Johansen; Dr. T. Jackson; Henry Joe; Douglas Jack; Allan Johnson Jr. Ian Johnson (Global Environment Facility). Also includes a copy of "Address by President Bedjaoui on the retirement of Judge Sir Robert Jennings." Some correspondence may be personal.
File contains correspondence with Jayewardene of the Sri Lankan Mission to the United Nations. Correspondence concerns Pacem in Maribus (PIM) convocations, the training programme, the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD), and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS).
File contains correspondence with Kullenberg, the Executive Director of International Ocean Institute (IOI). Topics of discussion include the Training Programme, the job of Executive Director, and other administrative matters. File also includes a concept paper for a project proposal; an interview with Kullenberg for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and an article by Kullenberg ("The Ocean Challenge").
File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Helmuth Lange; Marc Lalonde; Irène Lam; Franz Landshoff; Horst H. Lange; Gene R. La Rocque; R. Larsson; Elsa Lassemblée-Léon; René Lavoie; Otto R. Lawrence; Wendell Lawrence; Wolfgang Lederer; Yong Hee Lee; Ronald Leger; Ian J. Leigh; Hanna Leitgeb; David Lemon; Robert T. Lester; Vaughn Lewis; James Li; Yuwen Li; M.C.W. Pinto; Patrick M. Liedke; Jon Lien; Dr. Liesbeth Lijnzaad; Elisha Linder; Hans Linton; Brian Locke; Hanna Loewy; Dr. John Logue; Friedrich Löw; Patrica T. Lowe; Bernard Lown; Moussa Bocart; Dr. Martin Lowsky and other. Topics of discussion include the publication of Klaus Mann's diaries, Thomas Mann, the Training Programme, Pacem in Maribus, an interview for on women and change, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), Elisabeth Mann Borgese's students, and the Year of the Ocean. File includes a statement by Elisabeth Mann Borgese on the Ocean Enterprise, "Fluidized Combustion for Advanced Power Generation with Minimal Atmospheric Pollution" by Brian Locke, "What Kind of Society Do We Want" by Brian Locke, "Fish Wars" (from the Royal College of Defence Studies), and meeting documents. File contains a duplicate letter that has not been digitized.
File contains a piece of correspondence from La Que discussing the International Ocean Institute (IOI) and suggesting that the International Oceanographic Foundation at the University of Miami become involved with IOI programmes.
File contains correspondence with Levy, of the Office for Ocean Affairs and Law of the Sea at the United Nations. Some correspondence concerns UNCLoS (including the debate surrounding Part XI), Pacem in Maribus (PIM), and the Training Programme. File Includes a copy of "The Forthcoming UN Conference on Straddling and Highly Migratory Stocks on the High Seas" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; a memorandum on training issued by International Ocean Institute (IOI); and a copy of a report by Levy ("The Development of an Integrated Marine Policy").
File contains correspondence with Ramon Lopez-Reyes, of the International Center for the Study and Promotion of Zones of Peace in the World. Some correspondence concerns Pacem in Maribus. File includes proposals and several papers ("A Future Mediterranean Zone of Peace: Malta's Contribution," "Revising the Practice of Neutrality: 'Bridge States,'" "Zones of Peaceful Cooperation: A Regional Peace Practice," and "Toward a Mediterranean Maritime Zone of Peace") by Lopez-Reyes. Also includes a press release, and a newspaper article.
File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and J. Merck; Angela Merkel (discussing a potential meeting); Reimer Ochs; Michael Otts (attached is "Four Oceans: Project outline for a two-hour feature film" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese); and Thomas Pyhel.
File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and various correspondence. Correspondents include (among others): Antonio Maccanico; Tony Macelli; Hon. Andrew MacKay; Colleen MacKey (Mann Borgese's dogsitter); George MacLean (attached is his thesis proposal on the Law of the Sea); Vincent MacLean; Dr. Siyan Malomo; Thomas Mann (from New Brunswick, concerning genealogy); Pat McKinna; Amin Meshal; Florence Mischel; Brooke and Wendell Mordy (attached is a newspaper clipping about EMB); Keto Mshigeni; Jean Muller; Philip Muller; Helen Muller; Stewart McInnes; and Lewis Mumford. Some correspondence concerns students, or personal matters.
File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Senator MacEachen, who was the Chairman of the Advisory Council of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), Canada. Topics of discussion include board members, and updates on IOI activities. The file also includes an invitation to attend the opening of the Allan J. MacEachen International Academic and Cultural Centre, and a letter from Jim Smith (Nova Scotia MLA) to Allan MacEachen on Elisabeth Mann Borgese's memorial.
File contains correspondence with Markussen of the Fridtoj Nansen Institute. Topics of discussion include ocean mining, Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), the Preparatory Commission (PrepCom), Pacem in Maribus, and Training Programme. File includes articles by Markussen ("France and the Deep Seabed: The French Programme for Exploitation of Polymetallic Nodules," "India and the Deep Seabed Minerals--What Now?" co-written with Sumita Sen, and "Commercial Exploitation of Polymetallic Nodules: When, Why, Who and How").
File contains correspondence with Ambassador Don Mills, some of which concerns the Training Programme, the International Sea-Bed Authority (ISBA), the United Nations, and other topics. Also includes an article from the TWAS newsletter.
File contains correspondence to/from: A.G. Bollen (International Whaling Commission), John Hayward, T. Cohn, N.J. Campbell, A. Studier, and Nikolai Inosemtsev. Likely a miscellaneous correspondence file for individuals and organizations beginning with the letter "I".
File contains correspondence to/from Martin Glassna, Ahmed El Sherbini, Mr. R.J.A. Harper, Stjepan Keckes (regarding nomination of the International Ocean Institute (IOI) for the Tyler foundation prize), Jane Dunning, V. Soesanto, Paul Eamela Engo (Yaouncle), Jim [Barner] (The Antarctic Project), Salvino Busuttil (with resume and IOI recommendations), H.E. Ambassador Layachi Yaker, Geoffrey Kesteven, and [Annette].
File contains correspondence from Bakotila Nsete, G.J.B. Nossal, Elizabeth P. Nolin (with resume), Margaret Noetzlin, Anita Naef, and an obituary for Vasilije Vasa Nikolic, sent with a translation into English, along with newspaper clippings.