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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles Hill papers
    Dates: 1898-2006
    Collection number: 89004
    Creator: Hill, Charles, 1936-
    Collection Size: 157 manuscript boxes, 6 oversize boxes, 9 card file boxes, 1 cubic foot box, 2 envelopes (70.9 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Collection includes correspondence, speeches and writings, dispatches, memoranda, reports, notes, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs, relating to international relations and diplomacy, American foreign policy during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan, and the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Also contains speeches and writings of Secretary of State George Shultz.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Boxes 39-51 closed. Boxes 167-169 closed until 2014 September 10. The remainder of the collection is open for research
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copiesof audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Hill papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives between 1989 and 2011.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1936, April 28 Born, Bridgeton, New Jersey
    1957 A.B., Brown University
    1960 J.D., University of Pennsylvania
    1961 M.A., University of Pennsylvania
    1963 Vice Consul, Zurich
    1964 Chinese Language Officer, Taichung, Taiwan
    1966-1969 Political Officer, Hong Kong
    1970 Fellow, East Asia Center, Harvard University
    1971 Author, The Cultural Revolution in the Provinces
    1971-1973 Mission Coordinator, American Embassy, Saigon, Vietnam
    1974 Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
    1978 Deputy Director, Israel Desk, Department of State
    1979 Political Counselor, American Embassy, Tel Aviv, Israel
    1981 Director, Israel and Arab-Israeli Affairs, Department of State
    1982 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Middle East
    1983 Executive Secretary, Department of State
    1984-1989 Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State
    1989-1992 Diplomat-in-Residence, Stanford University
    1989- Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
    1992- Diplomat-in-Residence and Lecturer in International Studies and Directed Studies, Yale University
    1992-1996 Special Advisor to Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, United Nations

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection includes correspondence, speeches and writings, dispatches, memoranda, reports, notes, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs, relating to international relations and diplomacy, American foreign policy during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan, and the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Also contains speeches and writings of Secretary of State George Shultz.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into series: Biographical File, Correspondence, Speeches and Writings, Subject File, Oversize File, Card File, Stanford Years File, Increments, and Declassified government records.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in Stanford University's online catalog.

    Subjects

    International relations
    United States--Foreign relations--1981-1989
    China--History--Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976
    Reagan, Ronald
    United States. Dept. of State
    Diplomats--United States
    Shultz, George Pratt, 1920-