Inventory of the Jack Chen papers

Finding aid prepared by Yichen Jin
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
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archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 2013


Title: Jack Chen papers
Date (inclusive): 1913-1995
Collection Number: 2013C15
Creator: Chen, Jack, 1908-
Collection Size: 7 oversize boxes (3 linear feet)
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Drawings, cartoons, writings, correspondence, and clippings, relating to political conditions in China, foreign relations of China, and world politics. Includes political cartoons by Jack Chen published in the international communist press.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jack Chen papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2013.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Chinese artist and author; resident in the Soviet Union, Great Britain and the United States.

Scope and Content of Collection

Drawings, cartoons, writings, correspondence, and clippings, relating to political conditions in China, foreign relations of China, and world politics. Includes political cartoons by Jack Chen published in the international communist press.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

China--Emigration and immigration.
China--Politics and government--20th century--Caricatures and cartoons.
Drawings.
World politics--20th century--Caricatures and cartoons.

 

Albums of cartoons, 1927-1966

Box 5

1927-1933, Wuhan and Moscow

Box 5

1933-1936, Moscow

Box 2

1936-1938, including the worldwide tours of anti-Fascist exhibit

Box 2

1938-1940s, London

Box 2

1939-1947, London, Shanghai, Stockholm, and Finland

Box 2

1940-1944, Daily Worker, London

Box 2

1950-1960s, including the Xinjiang trip in 1957 and Hong Kong trip in 1963-1964

Box 2

1957-1962, Beijing

Box 2

1950-1966, Beijing

Box 1

Original cartoons, published in Peking Review (Beijing Review)(40 cartoons) undated

Box 3

Album of articles written between 1947 and 1949

Box 6

Album containing various responses after Jack's arrival in U.S. in 1971, including the controversy over the appointment of Jack as the consultant to New York State Education Department, 1971

Box 1

Album of lecture tours on U.S. campuses, undated

Box 1

Albums of reviews on Jack Chen's books on China (2 albums) 1980

Box 3

Album of Jack's exhibits in the U.S. between 1973 and 1980

Box 4

English edition of the Chen Family history, Return to the Middle Kingdom: One Family, Three Revolutionaries, and the Birth of Modern China, 1970s

Box 4

A Year in Upper Felicity: Life in a Chinese Village During the Cultural Revolution, 1970s

Box 4

Inside the Cultural Revolution, 1970s

Box 4

Album of Jack Chen's drawing in Progress of China's Industrial Cooperatives, 1936-1938

Box 3

Clippings, articles, and miscellanea, 1960s-1970s

Box 7

Photographs, articles, letters, and clippings, undated