Inventory of the Steven W. Mosher collection

Finding aid prepared by Yinxue Zhang
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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© 2008, 2016


Title: Steven W. Mosher collection
Date (inclusive): 1949-1980
Collection Number: 90006
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Chinese
Physical Description: 36 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box, 1 oversize box (18.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Chinese government records and copies of records, population registers, pamphlets, serial issues, clippings, and other printed matter relating to rural social conditions in China, including demographics, education, land reform, food supply, and collective farm life.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Mosher, Steven W., collector.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Steven W. Mosher collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1990.

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 at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Scope and Content of Collection

Chinese government records and copies of records, population registers, pamphlets, serial issues, clippings, and other printed matter relating to rural social conditions in China, including demographics, education, land reform, food supply, and collective farm life.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Agriculture--China.
China--Population.
China--Rural conditions.
China--Social conditions.
Collective farms--China.
Education--China.
Land tenure--China.

Box/Folder 1 : 1-5

Xing Cha teams 11, 19, 25, 26, 30, Poverty Association application forms, 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 6-18

Xing Cha teams 20-33, class status registration, undated, circa 1965-1970

Box/Folder 2 : 1-6

Jiepu production teams 1-6, household registration, 1970

Box/Folder 2 : 7-12, Box/Folder 3 : 1-5

Xin Hua Brigade teams 1-31, household registration, 1964

Box/Folder 3 : 6-9, Box/Folder 4 : 1-4

Sha Pu Brigade teams 1-10, class status registration, circa 1960-1966

Box/Folder 4 : 5-8, Box/Folder 5 : 1-5

Xing Cha Brigade teams 1-19, class status registration, circa 1960-1966

Box/Folder 5 : 6

Xing Cha teams 9, 23, 28, 29, 33, Poverty Association application forms, 1974

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Xing Cha Brigade teams 1-33, Poverty Association application forms, 1975

Box/Folder 6 : 2-4, Box/Folder 7 : 1-2

Xing Cha Brigade teams 1-22, 24, 32, Poverty Association application forms, 1974

Box/Folder 7 : 3

Xing Cha Brigade, pay, balance, income and other financial documents, 1955-1958

Box/Folder 7 : 4

Magazines, quotes from Mao calligraphy, Mai Lianlu's notebook, 1966

Box/Folder 7 : 5

Xing Cha and Shang Li primary school documents, 1970-1974, 1979

Box/Folder 8 : 1

Xian Sha, Xing Cha, and Shang Li land-holding records, 1952

Box/Folder 8 : 2

Xing Cha school records and announcements, 1971-1978

Box/Folder 8 : 3

Xing Cha mediation committee cases, 1977

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Books on Maoism, revolutionary thoughts, agriculture, and other topics

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Article collections from universities, 1980

Box/Folder 9 : 2

Educatable siblings quitting the Poverty Association, name list, 1980

Box/Folder 9 : 3

Magazines on agriculture, science, village politics, and other topics, 1978-1980

Box/Folder 9 : 4

World Knowledge, international social science magazine, 1980

Box/Folder 10 : 1

Account book, investments, and other financial documents of Xing Cha and Sha Pu, 1956-1963

Box/Folder 10 : 2

Pedigree of the Wan family, films

Box/Folder 10 : 3

Financial records, commune name list, and other documents of Xing Cha

Box/Folder 10 : 4

Land records, map, village history of Xing Cha, 1975

Box/Folder 11 : 1-6

Xing Cha teams 11-33, population register, 1977

Box/Folder 12 : 1-4

Xing Hua Brigade teams 1-31, population register, 1964

Box/Folder 13 : 1

Study materials, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 13 : 2

Study materials and agriculture materials, 1974

Box/Folder 13 : 3-5

Sha Pu Brigade teams 1-10, population register, 1969

Box/Folder 14 : 1-3

Xing Cha Brigade teams 1-10, population register, 1977

Box/Folder 14 : 4

Xing Cha Brigade, debt, allocation, income, and other documents, 1959-1964

Box/Folder 15 : 1

Pedigrees of Xing Cha village, circa 1949

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Economic and political study materials, 1956-1970

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Xing Cha Brigade, cadre forms, study materials, and announcements

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Xing Cha educational materials and newspaper clippings, 1956-1970

Box 16

Mixed materials from Jun An commune, 1956-1962

Box 16

Land allocation and account books, 1960-1979

Box 16

Xing Cha work team work points book, 1979

Box 17

Education materials of Guangdong, 1972-1977

Box 17

Cadre evaluation, account book, and other mixed materials, 1956-1958

Box 17

Xing Cha village worker registers, 1957-1974

Box 17

Accounts and timelines of agricultural production and plans/instructions for production, 1957-1974

Box 17

Jun An commune business, 1957-1974

Box/Folder 18 : 1

Three-level account book, 1955

Box/Folder 18 : 2

Xing Cha village materials, circa 1951

Scope and Contents note

Includes collection and account booklets recording sales and prices of fish merchants near the village, rental contracts for the period after the 1949 revolution but before land reform in 1951, list of gravesites of the Zhang family, and a record of taxes collected before the 1949 revolution.
Box/Folder 18 : 3

Study materials, surveys, and others, 1973-1978

Box/Folder 18 : 4

Study materials and resumes of intellectuals, 1968-1980

Box/Folder 19 : 1

Account tables, study materials, conference materials, 1964-1976

Box/Folder 19 : 2

Booklets on agriculture, 1971-1978

Box/Folder 19 : 3

Account tables, study materials, 1965-1974

Box/Folder 20 : 1

Shang Cun Brigade, population register, 1970

Box/Folder 20 : 2-3

Education materials, 1971, 1976-1978

Box/Folder 20 : 4

Contract, account books, and other materials, 1956

Box/Folder 20 : 5

Xing Cha Brigade, agriculture tax and production namelist, 1952

Box/Folder 21 : 1

Educational materials, 1971

Box/Folder 21 : 2-3

Xing Cha Brigade [teams 14-16], two attacks and one anti movement economic crime cases, 1972

Box/Folder 22 : 1

Study materials and textbooks, 1960-1977

Box/Folder 22 : 2

Former Shang Cun Brigade team 6 population register (now Xing Cha Team 30), 1957

Box/Folder 22 : 3-4

Crime materials

Box/Folder 23 : 1

Xian Sha village team 2, land production namelist, 1952

Box/Folder 23 : 2-3

Xing Cha village, land production namelist, 1952

Box/Folder 23 : 4

Xian Sha population, housing, housing sites registers, 1952

Box/Folder 23 : 5

Xian Sha land and production register (namelist), 1952

Box/Folder 23 : 6

District 9 Fu Xing county, Xing Cha team 6, land production namelist, 1952

Box/Folder 24 : 1

Fu Xing county, Jun Di Fang population and housing land register, 1952

Box/Folder 24 : 2

District 9 Fu Xing county, Xian Sha village team 2, land production namelist, 1952

Box/Folder 24 : 3

World Knowledge, Scientia Sinica, Agriculture Mechanics, and other university periodicals, 1980

Box/Folder 25 : 1

Poor Peasant Association materials, 1964-1978

Box/Folder 25 : 2

Xing Cha Brigade, cooperative medical income account book, 1975-1976

Box/Folder 25 : 3

Medical care program, copy of medical booklets of Team 7, 1980

Box/Folder 25 : 4

University periodicals, accounting magazines, 1980

Box/Folder 26 : 1

Literacy figures for entire commune, 1977

Box/Folder 26 : 2

Student, teacher, school-based enterprises statistics, 1973-1975

Box/Folder 26 : 3

School statistics, accounts, teacher namelists, 1972-1973

Box/Folder 27 : 1

Photographs, including maps, villages, documents, and statistics, 1976

Box/Folder 27 : 2

Photographs, including documents, people, and statistics, 1976

Box/Folder 27 : 3

Photograph album, including pedigrees, village people, and statistics, 1976-1980

Box/Folder 27 : 4

Photograph album on education, 1976-1980

Box/Folder 28 : 1

Photograph album on education, agriculture, and statistics, 1972-1980

Box/Folder 28 : 2

Photograph album, including documents, statistics, and village images, circa 1976

Box/Folder 28 : 3

Photograph album, including annual reports, statistics, pedigrees, and other documents, circa 1976

Box/Folder 29 : 1

Photograph album, including annual reports, statistics, and commune summary reports, 1972-1979

Box/Folder 29 : 2

Photograph album, including commune annual reports and namelists, 1971-1978

Box/Folder 30 : 1

Photograph album on education, 1971-1980

Box/Folder 30 : 2

Photograph album on education and cadres, 1969-1974

Box/Folder 31 : 1

Photograph album on education, revolution committee, and other enterprises, 1972-1976

Box/Folder 31 : 2

Photograph album, including teacher namelist, commune annual report, and other materials, 1968-1978

Scope and Contents note

Also includes negatives.
Box 32

Photographic negatives

Box/Folder 33 : 1

Medical care documents, lists, newspaper clippings, 1961-1980

Box/Folder 33 : 2

Medical care newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 33 : 3

Photographic negatives

Box/Folder 34 : 1

Guangzhou teenagers, Revolution and Production newspaper, Foshan newspaper, 1967-1976

Box/Folder 34 : 2

Village finance, Guangdong youngsters, Guangdong education, party education, Hua'nan militia, militia life, 1965-1978

Box/Folder 34 : 3

Foshan newspaper, 1973-1975

Box/Folder 34 : 4-5

Shunde county revolution committee and commune brochures, 1957-1977

Box/Folder 35 : 1

Jun An commune production materials, 1974-1976

Box/Folder 35 : 2

Collected materials, circa 1973-1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes Raoping County Xinfeng Commune Production Brigade report, a table of agricultural/livestock production statistics from January to August 1973, a conductor's compilation of battlefield and working songs from 1975, a document detailing requirements and recommendations for raising pigs, a report of the results of using phosphorus-based fertilizer in Sang Di, a report on livestock raising conditions from the Guangdong Province Livestock Raising Director's Office in June 1976, a document about banking in Zhaoqing City of Guangdong Province from September 1977, a document about the symptoms of leprosy, and a list of communist slogans.
Box/Folder 35 : 3

Study materials, 1963-1977

Box/Folder 35 : 4

Chinese literature and culture brochures, 1973-1979

Box/Folder 36 : 1

Brochures on Chinese history, 1957-1975

Box/Folder 36 : 2

Chinese geography, negatives, 1978-1979

Box/Folder 36 : 3, Box/Folder 37 : 1-2

Agriculture production and economics, 1962-1979

Box/Folder 37 : 3

Criticism of Linbiao and Confucianism, 1962-1979

Box/Folder 38 : 1

Mao Zedong materials, 1965-1977

Box/Folder 38 : 2

Communist International, 1970-1976

Box/Folder 38 : 3

Chinese government materials and Chinese Communist Party materials, 1955-1979