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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note.

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Chang Hsin-Hai Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1976.
    Collection number: 77045
    Creator: Chang, Hsin-hai, 1898-
    Collection Size: 19 manuscript boxes (8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, clippings, and printed matter, relating to Chinese foreign relations with the United States, 1941-1971; Chinese efforts to gain public support in the United States, 1941-1945; Chinese history; and World War II. Includes correspondence of Siang Mei Rosalynde Chang.
    Language: English and Chinese.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of 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], Chang Hsin-Hai Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.


    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.

    Access Points

    Propaganda, Chinese--United States.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--China.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.
    China--Foreign relations--Czechoslovakia.
    China--Foreign relations--Poland.
    China--Foreign relations--United States.
    China--History--Republic, 1912-1949.
    Czechoslovakia--Foreign relations--China.
    Poland--Foreign relations--China.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Foreign relations--China.

    Biographical Note.

    1900, June 24 Born, Shanghai, China
    1916-1918 Student, Tsinghua College, Peking, China
    1919 A.B., Johns Hopkins University
    1920 A.M., Harvard University
    1921 Attache, Chinese Delegation, Washington Disarmament Conference
    1923 Ph.D. in English literature, Harvard University
    1926 Professor, and Chairman of English Literature, Peking National University
    1927 Married to Siang-mei Han
    1928-1933 Director of European and American Department, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    1933-1937 Chinese Minister Plenipotentiary to Portugal, Poland, and Czechoslovakia
    1937-1940 Professor of Western Literature, University of Nanking
    1941-1945 Lecturer in U.S.A. on Chinese war effort
    1943 Special Assistant to Foreign Minister T. V. Soong
    1944 Author: Chiang Kai-Shek, Asia's Man of Destiny
    1947-1948 Director, Chinese United Nations Association
    1948 Author: Letters From a Chinese Diplomat
    1951-1953 Research Professor, Long Island University
    1956-1969 Professor, Farleigh Dickinson University
    1956 Author: The Fabulous Concubine
    1958 Author: Within the Four Seas
    1966 Author: America and China, a New Approach to Asia
    1972, December 7 Died, Shanghai, China