James Herod Papers (1968-2007)
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Correspondence [series]:

The Correspondence series consists of personal correspondence as well as general correspondence in the form of open letters or participation in online forums. It consists mostly of e-mail written between 1998 and 2001. The most comprehensive correspondence is with George Salzman.

 
Personal Correspondence [subseries]:

Personal correspondence consists almost entirely of email exchanged with George Salzman.

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Gustavo Esteva in Oaxaca, Mexico ( 11/1999-5/2000)
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Lenny Gray ( 8/2001-9/2001)
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George Salzman (1998-2001)
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1998-1999. Includes a copy of the first four pages of Comunalidad y Autonomía , by Jaime Martínez Luna (1995), along with Salzman’s annotated English translation.
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1/13/2000-5/25/2000. Includes:
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Vignette about Oaxaca by Nancy Davies
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Rough draft of the agenda of Grupo Opciones Conviviales de México called “A Project for Mexico from Civil Society”
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Email to Common Courage (Greg Bates and Flic Shooter)
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A portion of “On the Need for Anarchism” (1995 paper)
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Copy of “It’s Hard To Be a Lakota!”, by Igluniya Najin Win
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Article from FireOnPrairie website by Igluniya Najin Win
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First part of “Getting Free” pamphlet by James Herod
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David Barsamian interview with Edward K. Said (2 Apr 1999)
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Partial English translation of “Citizen Action for Democracy and for Life” (various groups)
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6/15/2000-12/29/2000. Includes:
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Cindy Milstein, John Petrovato, Gary Zabel, Steve Joshua Heims, Jason Wimpey, Joe Peacott, Mariclaire Acosta Urquidi, José; Manuel Pintado de Wit
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“Christmas Alliance” by Gustavo Esteva, published in Reforma, December,  1999 translated by George Salzman and Nancy Davies
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Translation by George Salzman and Nancy Davies of the plaque to Ricardo Flores Magón in the Centro Cultural Ricardo Flores Magón [including Spanish original]
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Letter from James Herod to Gustavo Esteva
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“Power to the (Malayalee) People”, by Richard W. Franke and Barbara H. Chasin, in  02/1998 issue of Z-Magazine
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“Chiapas and the Presidential Elections: Where Do the Candidates Stand?” from The Mexico Solidarity Network
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Part of “La Mudialización de la Miseria” (The Globalization of Misery), in Spanish, with translation
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“Open Letter to Vincente Fox Quesada”, and part in Spanish “Carta abierta al presidente Fox”
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1/12/2001-4/27/2001. Includes:
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Alberto M. Giordano, Jay Sand, Justin Podur, Aram Falsafi, Betsy Gynn, Tom Newbrough, David Barsamian, Dick and Francesca McCleary, Amy Parker, Andrew Kennis, Ian Esteves, Malena Mayorga and Rafael, Wendy Call, Gustavo A. Teran, Lisa Fithian, Noam Chomsky
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Sections 13 through 16 of “Ways to Begin Gutting Capitalism”
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“Courage--David and Goliath in the Age of Internet News Reporting”, by Michael C. Ruppert, 2/28 issue of “From the Wilderness”
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“Una nueva ofensiva” (A New Offensive), from “Megaproyecto del Istmo: La Invasión Global”, by Juan Carlos Beas [?sp] Torres, in Spanish, with translation by George Salzman
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5/11/2001-8/28/2001. Includes:
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Wendy Call, Noam Chomsky, Monty Neill, Lucy Parsons Center, Alex Dajkovic, Erica Knopper, Paul Southworth, Mark Knopper, Peter Adams, Alberto M. Giordano, Edoardo Rozza, Aram Falsafi, Mira Brown, Matthew Williams, George Lakey, Julie Herrada, John Gianvito, Juline Jordan, LPC Collective
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“Building a Global Grassroots Infrastructure--2: The Chiapas Media Project and Cristano”
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“Conflicto en Tanetze” (Conflict in Tanetze)--web page
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Jared James’ revisions and additions to Getting Free
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“Claudia’s World: Oaxaca vignette, May 2, 2001”, by Nancy Davies
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“En NY, artistas sustituyenlas estrellas con logotipos de grandes empresas”, by Jim Cason y David Brooks, correponsales, in La Jornada, July 4 (in Spanish)
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“An Account from Genoa (Police & “Black Bloc” vs. Demonstrators)”, by Stefano Agnoletto, translated by Giorgio Torrieri
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Letters to George Salzman, 1998-2001. Includes:
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We Dare Be Free Collective (Kenn, Mark, Sanya, Taylor), Michael Albert, Charles Bufe, Gustavo Esteva, Alex, Zinn [Howard?]
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Education for Democracy conference a resounding success”, by David Brodsky
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Section 20 of Getting Free
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Letter to Pacifica Radio
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Emails: George Salzman, James Herod,  2/2/1999-11/7/2001. Includes:
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We Dare Be Free Collective, Nicholas Coates, Camilo Perez-Bustillo, Jonathan Treat, Marick Payton, Lawrence Salzman, Tom Jackson, Julie Herrada
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“Foreign Affairs: Hama Rules”, by Thomas L. Friedman, from the New York Times
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Sarah Shoemaker ( 11/1998-8/2001)
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Misc. Correspondence ( 12/1998-1/2001) Includes:
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Lucy Parsons Center (Mark, Sanya, Kenn, Taylor, Greg); Betsy Rueda Gynn; Mark Laskey; Marshall Miller; Dorchester Community News (Iris, Joanne, Leo, Peter, Robert, Toni); Boston Herald; Jerry, Elly, Blaine, and Myles Dickason; Steve Flynn; Gary and Danielle Zabel; Suzie Miller; Jon Bekken; Jim Hightower; "Wildcat"; Betsy, Libardo, and Libybet Rueda; Brattle Bookshop (Kate, Ken); KC Anarchist email discussion list (Robert, Alex, Mario); Cindy Milstein; Jaime Becker; Behrooz Ghassemi; Ed Caldwell; Brian Dominick; Cyrus H. Gordon (and the Book of Mormon); Phil Stark
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The letter to the Dorchester Community News dated 29  March 1999 includes a photocopy of a photograph of James Herod's house in Independence, Missouri.
 
General Correspondence [subseries]:

General Correspondence includes open letters and participation in online forums.

 
Letter to Richard Rorty (29 July 1999)
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Letter to Theodore Caplow (30 October 1999), contains biographical information
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Letter to David Barsamian (30 April 2000,)contains bibliographic list of anarchist authors
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Letters About "Leftism" ( 8/2000-9/2000: Alex Dajkovic; Jason McQuinn; KC Anarchist List; Robert (Bobby) Sartre
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Letter to Alan Alvans (10 April 2001), concerns Alvan's paper "CenterPlace Commonwealth Development Strategy"