Overview of the A. T. Steele Papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: A. T. Steele papers
Date (inclusive): 1907-1988
Collection Number: 2008C5
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (3.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings, printed matter, and photographs, relating mainly to conditions in China and to the Sino-Japanese War.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
creator: Steele, A. T. (Archibald Trojan), 1903-


Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A. T. Steele papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2008.


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Biographical Note

American journalist; correspondent in China, 1932-1937

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, printed matter, and photographs, relating mainly to conditions in China and to the Sino-Japanese War.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

China--History--Republic, 1912-194.
China--Pictorial works.
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945.


Writings 1932-1959

Box: 4; reading room workstation

Transcriptions on computer disc 1932-1959

Scope and Contents note

Consists of the following titles: Africa, 1959; Alaska to Tierra del Fuego, 1954-55; Arch Bio; Burma, 1944; China, 1949-50; China Almanac, 1947; Esther in Peiping, 1937; Fall of Chiang, 1949; Gandhi, 1939; Hunting Birds in Turkey; Kalimpong, 1950; Lady Boss of Faraway Ranch, 1958; Lanchow, 1939; Last Days of Peiping, 1949; Letters Esther & Arch; Letters from GIs, 1942; Lunghai Railway, 1938; MacArthur Letters, 1947; Siamese Magic Vest, 1941; O. Edmund Clubb, 1951; Panda's Rare? 1938-1951; Recollections of a War Correspondent, 1932; Russia, 1941-42; Shepheards Hotel Fire, 1952; Sikkim, 1959; Soldiers in India, 1943; Stilwell Road, 1951; Tibetan Refugees, 1959. Transcriptions were received as an increment of Rich Text Format documents in 2011, and are available on a workstation in the reading room

Rest of collection not yet described