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Subject file, 1912-1989

Scope and Contents

Comprised of maps, printed matter, correspondence, pertaining to Chinese history. Arranged chronologically and then by subject.
Box 1

General, undated, 1912-1952

Scope and Contents

Composed of maps, depicting sections of Szechwan and Hopeh provinces. Includes miscellany intelligence reports, pamphlets, clippings, bulletins, and notes relating to Japanese intervention in China, and to political, social, and economic conditions in China. Additionally, includes a photocopy of a brochure, depicting the Astor Hotel in Tianjin where Herbert Hoover is said to have lived and worked.
Box 1

Consortium, 1912-1937

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and memoranda relating to the formation of a consortium of American, British, French, and Japanese banking groups to conduct commercial activities in China.
Box 2

Manchukuo, circa 1946

Scope and Contents

Typescript memoir of the granddaughter of Tsien Wei-hsia, the prime minister of Manchukuo.
Box 1

Miscellany, undated

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a brochure of the hotel Astor in Tianjin, China.
Box 4

Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945

Scope and Contents

Pamphlet, relating to atrocities committed by the Japanese Army in Shanghai.
Box 1

World War II, 1944

Scope and Contents

Composed of pro-allied Chinese propaganda materials. Includes, copies of four national anthems and one "international" song circulated by the Communists in Yenan.
Box 3

Issue of China Press, June 17, 1946

Box 2

Civil War, 1944-1947

Scope and Contents

Comprised of reports relating to economic reconstruction and cooperative movements in the border region area of China under communist control. Includes, directives, agreements, and press releases relating to U.S. efforts to mediate between Nationalist and Communist forces.
Box 3

Issues of China Connection, 1987-1989

Box 4

Program and Menu, 1956

Scope and Contents

Relating to the state visit of Chou En-lai to Burma.
Box 4

Pamphlet, circa 1957

Scope and Contents

Relating to the gradual disappearance of free creative writing in Communist China
Box 4

Pamphlet, 1952

Scope and Contents

Issued by the Communist Party and relating to the role of Chinese workers in the industrialization of China.
Box 4

Pamphlet, circa 1957

Scope and Contents

Relating to the bureaucracy in Communist China.
Box 3

Nationalists, February 1950

Scope and Contents

Purported translation of a forged special friendship pact between the Chinese People's Republic and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. First circulated among pro-Nationalist groups in Hong Kong.

Tiananmen Square Massacre, June 1989

Box 4

Booklets, June 1989

Scope and Contents

Relating to the ten-year reform movement.
Box 3

Appeals and questionnaires prepared by Amnesty International, undated

Box 3

Electronic bulletin board messages, undated

Box 3

Transcript of a taped personal account, undated

Box 3

Memorabilia, undated, 1949-1950

Scope and Contents

Series comprised of a portfolio of Buddhist silk embroidered portraits, dating from the Chien-lung period of the Ch'ing dynasty. Includes, two Nationalist Chinese flags.

Audio-visual file, 1920-1953

Scope and Contents note

Comprised of 19 phonorecords from 1949 to 1953 relating to Chinese revolutionary history. Includes 10 microfilm reels of documents pertaining to Chinese student workers in France, from 1920 to 1940
Sound recordings cabinet

Phonorecords, 1949-1953

Scope and Contents

Pertaining to mutual aid teams, policy towards marriage reforms, Sino-Soviet friendship, Mao Tse-tung, and Lu Hsun.

1-2: Wang Kwei and Li Hsiang-Hsiang (dancing drama song)


3-5: Huai Hai Battle Suite (popular song)


6: We Workers Have Strength (popular song)


6: The East is Red (North Shensi folk song)


7: Praise to Leader Mao Tse-tung (North Shensi folk song)


7: Support to Pla (North Shensi folk song)


8: Glory to the Whole Family (Northeastern folk song)


9: Learning of a Couple (popular song)


9: Celebrate a Liberated New Year (popular song)


10-11: Wang Hsiu-Luan (dancing drama song)


12: Sweeping Wind and Peach Blossom Shop, Apricot Village (Kansu and Yunnan folk song)


12: Shepherd's Song (Chingai folk song)


13: Heroes Conquest Ta Tu River (fold song)


14: Five Flowers Blooming (Northeastern folk song)


14: Youth Join the Army (Northeastern folk song)


15: Song of (popular song)


15: Challenge of Production (popular song)


16: Old Wang Ma Demands Peace (popular song)


17: The New Moon Hangs in the Sky (Kangtin folk song)


17: Shepherd Girl (popular song)


18: Song of Miaos (folk song from Miaos)


18: Sun Shines Red to Pomegranate (folk song from Miaos)


19: Song of Erh Lang Shan (popular song)

Microfilm 1-10

Chinese student-workers in France, 1920-1940

Map Case , Boxes 5-12

Incremental Materials, undated, 1925-2003

Scope and Contents

Added in 2013.
Box 5

Hand Written Fundamentals of National Reconstruction by President Sun Yat-Sen 总理手书建国大纲, undated

Box 6

Tibet Press Watch, 2000-2002

Box 6

The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth Huang Hsing Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Asian Studies, 1997-1999

Box 6

The Carter Center Report on Chinese Elections, 1999-2000

Box 6

"The Killing of Shanghai People by the British and the Japanese," 英国日本之惨杀上海同胞, newspaper clipping, May 30, 1925

Box 6

Jin Mao Tower VCD, 金茂大厦 VCD, undated

Box 6

The China Challenge in the 21st Century, undated

Box 6

China Beyond Fifty, undated

Box 6

Seminar on China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park, undated

Box 6

I el pueblo vietnamia triunfara! I los argresores Yanquis Francasaran! undated

Box 6

Morking Papers in Saisn Pacific Studies, undated

Box 6

The Internation Relations Theoretical Discourse in China: A Preliminary Analysis, undated

Box 6

San Francisco Freedom Forum 湾区的清流, January 2002

Box 6

Chinese Holocaust, 2000

Box 6

"Why the Foreign Devil?", August 15, 1925

Box 6

Memorials of Yu-Geng, Qing Dynasty, undated

Box 6

Chairman Mao's Theory of the Differentiation of the Three Worlds is a Major Contribution to Marxism-Leninism, 1977

Box 6

Shantan Bailie School, 1949

Box 6

Red Women's Detachment, 1966

Box 7-8

Memorabilia, undated, 1960

Scope and Contents

Various memorabilia including: coins, a sword made of coins, two fans, and a flag of the Revolution Rebellion Team: Beijing Bureau of Parks and Woods Yihe Garden, 革命造反队:北京市园林局颐和园. Additionally includes a 1960s red flag of the People's Liberation Army General Staff Department and Political Department(高举党的总路线和毛泽东军事思想的红旗阔步前进(中国人民解放军总参谋部政治部 红旗 1960)
Box 8

Journal of Cheng Pou 正报, 1964

Box 9

Chen Gong-bo (Kung-po Chen), 2003

Scope and Contents

Collection of papers including a CD.
Box 9

Receipt, telegraph, pass book and others, 1936-1938

Box 9

Latin America's Red Peril, 1961

Box 9

Informes De China, 1967-1968

Box 9

Latin American Studies, 1997-1998

Box 9

In Memorial of Lady Jiang, Ms. Song Meiling 荣美遐龄 将夫人宋美龄女士纪念专辑, undated

Scope and Contents

Box 9

China Weekly, January-April, 1971

Box 9

Chairman Mao Tse-Tung's Important Talks with Guests from Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1960

Box 9

An Outspoken Revelation, 1970

Box 9

Chairman Mao's Theory of the Differentiation of the Three Worlds is a Major Contribution to Marxism-Leninsm, 1977

Box 9

China in Africa, 1972

Box 10

Russians in China, 1999-2002

Box 9

A Study on the Enlarged Propaganda of, "The People's War," by The Chinese Communists and Our Counter-Measures, 1966

Box 9

Communist China's Crimes in Drugging the World, 1983

Box 9

Resolutely Struggle Against Imperialism and Neo-Colonialism and for the Economic Emancipation of the Afro-Asian Peoples, 1965

Box 9

American-East Asian Relations before and after Black September, 2003

Box 9

Tibet Press Watch, 2002-2003

Box 9

China's WTO Accession: The Road to Implementation, 2002

Box 9

Dragon on Terrorism: Assessing China's Tactical Gains and Strategic Losses Post September 11, 2002

Box 9

Riji Gushi, undated

Box 9

Russian-Harbin, Tubabao, Russian Shanghai, undated

Scope and Contents

Box 10

All About Shanghai, 1983

Box 10

Shanghai: China's Most Dynamic, Cosmopolitan City, 1987

Box 10

Shanghai: 1949 The End of an Era, 1989

Box 10

Shanghai, 1988

Box 10

Calendar from Russian Youth Committee, 1998

Box 10

Maps of Shanghai, 1932, 1942

Box 10

Newspapers with pictures, 1937

Scope and Contents

Comprised of The Illustrated London News, The Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury, Pacific Rim Focus.
Box 10

Street names and attractions of Shanghai, undated

Box 10

Newspaper clippings, 1940

Box 10

Shanghai Hotels, undated

Box 11

The North-China Herald and Supreme Court & Consular Gazette, 1931

Box 11

Map of Harbin, 1938

Box 12

Peking and Harbin, 1992

Scope and Contents

Compact sound cassettes and CDs.

Incremental Materials Added in 2014

Scope and Contents

Comprised of posters, cartoons, and leaflets.

Anti-Japanese Resistance and Manchuria, 1937-1957

Box/Folder 13 : 1

"United Nations on the March," music and Chinese text, United Nations flag, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 2

“Black Propaganda,” Anti-Japanese Propaganda, circa 1938

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Propaganda printed by American Forces in China, circa 1945

Box/Folder 13 : 4

Uncover Xiao Chunjin's Crime, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 5

Anti-Japanese Patriotic Posters Printed by Hunan University, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 6

Materials issued by the Puppet Huabei Xinmin Hui during the Japanese Occupation of China, 1938-1945

Box/Folder 13 : 7

Newspaper clippings, 1945

Box/Folder 13 : 8

Newspaper Clippings and personal letters of Martin Nosina, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 9

Anti-Imperialism Posters and Calendar, undated

Scope and Content

Celebrating the 10 year Anniversaty of People's Republic of China.
Box/Folder 13 : 10

Pro-Peking Puppet Government Surrender Leaflets, 1937-1941

Box/Folder 13 : 11

Korean War UN Psychological Warfare in Korea, 1951

Box/Folder 13 : 12

Mixed Leaflets, Cards, and Calendars, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 13

Bookmarks, "How the Steel is Tempered", Luxun and Gorky, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 14

Broadside Slogans or pro-Nationalist Demonstrations, March 18, 1947


Political Parties, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), 1932-1954

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Xinmin newspaper, 1945

Box/Folder 14 : 2

Anti-Japanese, Anti-Jiang materials 1932-1933

Box/Folder 14 : 3

Shou., T. F., "The Korean Question," master thesis, Yanching University, 1946

Box/Folder 14 : 4

Chongqing newspaper clippings on Japanese surrender, August 1945

Box/Folder 14 : 5

Occupied Tsingtao materials and charts, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 6

Christmas Cards and Tianjin newspaper, 1952-1954

Box/Folder 14 : 7-8

Recovery project of the Yellow river, Chongqing newspaper clippings, 1946-1947


Chinese National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (CNRRA), undated, 1947

Box/Folder 15 : 1

Reports in Chinese, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 2

"Survey of the Yellow River Project in China," undated

Box/Folder 15 : 3

"Serial Welfare Operations of CNRRA Regional Offices," 1947

Box/Folder 15 : 4

CNRRA manuals speech, director Chiang T'sing-Fu, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 6-7

Miscellaneous materials, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 5

"Organizational Law," undated

Box/Folder 15 : 8

"General Situation," undated

Box/Folder 15 : 15

"Problems within the Party,"(Yu fei, Li lisan, Luo mai, Qu qiubai), Song from Longdong, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 16

Introduction to TVA, undated


United States Information Service (USIS), undated, 1946

Box/Folder 15 : 9

"The Battle of Berlin," USIS China SE Branch, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 10

"How to Elect Good Land Tenant Commissioners," undated

Box/Folder 15 : 11

"American Army Out of China," undated

Scope and Contents

Includes a song with music notes, map of Singapore City, map of Xinjiang, Cambrian palaeogeography, and lithofacies of China.
Box/Folder 15 : 12

Third plenary session material, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 13

"Start Department Aid to Cultural Exchange with China," by Wellys R. Rech, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 14

"America's New Policy towards Neighboring Countries," 1946


Chinese-American Joint Committee on Rural Reconstruction (JCRR) undated, 1949-1955

Box/Folder 16 : 1

JCRR posters, publication, and other materials, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 2

"Taiwan Agriculture Revival Program," propaganda materials, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 3

Posters and pamphlets with English translations, 1955

Box/Folder 16 : 4

Public health posters, 1951

Box/Folder 16 : 5

Taiwan agriculture and industry posters, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 6

"Exhibition of Products of Oversea Chinese Industries," newspaper, 1954

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Agriculture technology posters, 1950

Box/Folder 16 : 7

JCRR leaflets on agricultural figures, 1949-1950

Box/Folder 18 : 7

Sino-American Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction, undated


Formosa (Taiwan) undated, 1944-1952

Box/Folder 17 : 1

Nationalist Government Education Department, "List of Courses Offered by Chinese College of Agriculture, Engineering and Commerce," 1947

Box/Folder 18 : 8

Baili News, Central Daily News, 1952

Box/Folder 17 : 2

Notes, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 3

Chinese Confucian Association circular to Herbert Hoover urging the U.S. to join war against Japan, 1941

Box/Folder 17 : 4

Anti-CCP postcards, 1950

Box/Folder 17 : 5

Air raid precaution proclamation, 1951

Box/Folder 17 : 5

Chinese government war savings bonds, 1944

Box/Folder 17 : 6

Facsimile of Chinese checks and leaves from a Japanese book, undated

Box/Folder 18 : 7

Comments on the North Atlantic Pact, 1949

Box/Folder 17 : 8

Translations, 1944-1945, 1952

Scope and Contents

Comprised of trnslations of J-6 in Japanese and Chinese, pass to summer palace, Travel Gazette, and anti-Japan leaflets,
Box/Folder 17 : 9

Telescope Weekly, 1945

Scope and Contents

Comprised of a signature of Chen Shu Tang, Concul General of China to US in 1878, and an anti-Japan cartoon.
Box/Folder 17 : 10

Materials on Tai-Ping Rebellion, 1947-1948

Scope and Contents

Composed of a namelist of Sino-American Research Society, and Jin-Ling University introductory leaflet.
Box/Folder 17 : 11

The Platform of the Chinese Democratic Constitutional Party, undated


KMT materials, undated, 1910-1951

Box/Folder 17 : 14

Leaflets dropped by the Chinese Nationalist Airforce on the mainland, 1950

Box/Folder 17 : 15

Leaflets dropped over the China Mainland on the eve of the Double-Ten Day, 1950

Box/Folder 17 : 16

Shih ping hua pao, No. 34, June 6, 1948

Scope and Contents

Illustrated sheet published by Ministry of National Defense.
Box/Folder 17 : 17

Min chung, No. 2, May 15, 1947

Scope and Contents

Includes colored nationalist cartoons issued by Taiwan Provincial Government.
Box/Folder 17 : 18

Kuo min chih shih. Nos. 66-67, September 1947

Scope and Contents

Includes sketches of Sinkiang and head of Chang Chih-chung,
Box/Folder 17 : 19-20

Biographical analysis of the 6th KMT Central Executive Committee published by 書包簡訊社 in Yan'an, translated in Beijing, March 13, 1947

Scope and Contents

Includes biographical sketches of the 458 Central Executive Committee members.
Box/Folder 17 : 21

Newspaper clippings, 1934-1951

Scope and Contents note

天津英語雜誌The Sentinel, Sept. 1934;《孟姜女》音樂劇劇目 March 1946 上海 "Meng Jiang Nv" musical program; 第二戰區長官部音樂晚會節目單 Second war zone music performance for officers program, August 1944; 有關日本投降的重慶報章號外News about the surrender of Japan; 《長城〉劇目 March 1946; 上海 "The Great Wall" program; 游台紀聞 The Great Safari, May 1951
Box/Folder 17 : 12

Chinese Minor Political Parties, newspaper clippings, circa 1910s-1940s

Box/Folder 17 : 13

The Manifesto-The Organization Principle of the Chinese Democratic Party, October 10, 1945


Oversize Materials, circa 1930s-1952

Box/Folder 18 : 1

Poster and Leaflets of the Chinese mainland Famine Relief Association, 1950

Box/Folder 18 : 2

Posters on Agriculture and Public Health, 1951

Box/Folder 18 : 3

Posters and Pamphlets on Tuberculosis, undated

Box/Folder 18 : 4

Hua Qiao Zhi Sheng, Voice of Chinese Overseas, anti-Japanese newspaper, undated

Box/Folder 18 : 5

KMT 4th War-zone (SE China) Nationalist Poster, "Support the War Effort," circa 1930s

Box/Folder 18 : 6

Forestry: Communist Forestry Program Posters, 1952

Scope and Contents

Comprised of posters on hygiene and medicine.


Scrolls 1-4

DAZIBAO Big Character Poster (大字报), 1966-1976

Historical note

The big character poster titled, "Some Complaints about the Leaders of the Ministry," was created by the staff of the Thirteenth Bureau under the Chinese Ministry of Public Security during China's Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). The Thirteenth Bureau was in charge of Qincheng Prison, China's maximum-security political prison, that incarcerated previously influential political figures. During the Cultural Revolution, there was vehement factional fighting in the Thirteenth Bureau.

Scope and Contents

The series is composed of a four-part poster in which the staff of the Thirteenth Bureau, under Chinese Ministry of Public Security, expressed their discontent with their leaders, criticizing them as being arbitrary and suppressing democracy. Sun Pengfei, the vice director of the Bureau, was mentioned in the poster as being inefficient in promoting the Cultural Revolution within the Bureau. In addition, the authors considered the leaders of the Ministry of Public Security to be failures in listening to the voices of the ordinary staff in the Thirteenth Bureau and thus advocated that leaders to visit the Bureau more often. In the last section of the poster, the signatures of the 33 staff members of the Thirteenth Bureau are evident.