Inventory of the Samuel Sokobin papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff and Yichen Jin
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Title: Samuel Sokobin papers
Date (inclusive): 1904-1987
Collection Number: 91047
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English and Chinese
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box (0.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings relating to books written by Western travelers to China from the sixteenth century through the nineteenth century; and Chinese paintings, scrolls and engravings.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Sokobin, Samuel, 1893-

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Samuel Sokobin papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1991.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

American consular official in China, 1914-1940; collector of rare books on China.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings relating to books written by Western travelers to China from the sixteenth century through the nineteenth century; and Chinese paintings, scrolls and engravings.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Americans--China.
Art objects, Chinese.
China--Description and travel--Bibliography.
Europeans--China.
Paintings.
Scrolls, Chinese.

 

Writings, 1980s

Box/Folder 1 : 1

"Knee Breeches and Tricorns," reprinted article, 1987

Box/Folder 1 : 2-10

"Up and Down the China Coast," alternate title "Taipans and Gunboats; Diplomats and Missionaries," unpublished writings, 1980s

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Holiday greeting cards, undated

 

Paintings and Calligraphy, 1904, undated

Box 2

Two scrolls of Qing dynasty commendation scrolls to the maternal grandparents of an official named Zeng Wenyu, 1904

Language of Material: Manchu
Box 2

Brocade fabric (three pieces), undated

Box 2

A scroll of calligraphy, undated

Language of Material: Chinese
Box 2

Illustrations from China: Its Scenery, Architecture, Habits, etc., undated

Box 2

One painting and colophon of Wang Xizhi and Wang Xianzhi attributed to Zhao Mengfu of the Yuan dynasty, possibly Liulichang forgery from late Qing dynasty, undated

Box 2

One painting with two horses, undated