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Register of the Stanford Listening Post Records, 1940-1945
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Series Description

Box Box No. 1.-2.

Card Indexes.

Scope and Content Note

Three card files consisting of a list of subscribers to the Stanford Listening Post transcripts, a reference file to general information used by Stanford Listening Post staff, and a subject index to the Stanford Listening Post transcripts (citations are to the Tokyo-to-America broadcasts unless otherwise stated). Each file is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box Box No. 3.

Correspondence, 1941, 1959.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence relating to subscription of the Stanford Listening Post transcripts, arranged chronologically.
Box Box No. 3.-14.

Transcripts of Broadcasts Received, 1940-1943.

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of foreign broadcasts received by the Stanford Listening Post, September 1940 to May 1941, and transcripts of foreign broadcasts received by Stanford on behalf of the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), June 1941 to June 1943. Folders include draft translations as well as final transcripts. Arrangement is alphabetical by transmitting city and there-under chronological. The transcripts of the Tokyo broadcasts are divided into three groups--broadcasts intended for the Americas, broadcasts intended for Asia, and broadcasts received by Stanford on behalf of OWI and FCC.
Box Box No. 15.-21.

Transcrips of OWI Broadcasts Transmitted, 1942-1945.

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of broadcasts originating with the Office of War Information (OWI) and transmitted from Stanford by short-wave radio to the Far East. Arranged alphabetically by names of the OWI news services and there-under chronologically. The OWI news services included the Chinese News (sometimes called the Chinese Dialect News or Dialect News), Japan-Formosa News, and Thai News.
Box Box No. 22.-29.

Project to Analyse Foreign Broadcasts Received by the Stanford Listening Post, 1940-1942.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, drafts of study papers, outlines and plans, notes, and broadcast transcripts of a project to study and compare the propaganda methods of China and Japan as revealed in their radio broadcasts. The final report was not completed, but the records contain drafts of some chapters, notes and copies of Stanford Listening Post broadcast transcripts arranged by subject.

Container List

 

Card Indexes

Box 1.

List of subscribers to transcripts

 

Subject index to transcripts (citations are to Tokyo-to-America broadcasts unless otherwise stated)

Box 2.

Reference file to information on important persons in the news, foreign words and idioms, and foreign newspapers

 

Correspondence, 1941, 1959.

Box 3.

Correspondence relating to subscriptions to Stanford Listening Post transcripts

 

Transcripts of Broadcasts Received, 1940-1943

Box 3.

Chungking, September 15, 1940-February 28, 1941

Box 4.

Chungking, March 1, 1941-May 15, 1941

Box 5.

Chungking, May 16, 1941-May 31, 1941

 

Chungking, March 1941-April 1941 (second copy)

 

Chungking, July 1941-August 1941 (OWI-FCC)

 

Hsinking (Manchukuo), August 1941 (OWI-FCC)

 

Saigon, September 15, 1940-October 15, 1940

Box 6.

Saigon, October 16, 1940-February 28, 1941

Box 7.

Saigon, March 1, 1941-May 15, 1941

Box 8.

Saigon, May 16, 1941-May 30, 1941

 

Saigon, August 1941 (OWI-FCC)

 

Sydney, February 1, 1941-May 31, 1941

 

Tokyo-America, September 15, 1940-September 30, 1940

Box 9.

Tokyo-America, October 1, 1940-December 31, 1940

Box 10.

Tokyo-America, January 1, 1941-March 31, 1941

Box 11.

Tokyo-America, April 1, 1941-May 30, 1941

 

Tokyo-Asia, September 15, 1940-November 30, 1940

Box 12.

Tokyo-Asia, December 1, 1940-May 31, 1941

 

Tokyo, June 1941-September 1941 (OWI-FCC)

Box 13.

Tokyo, August 1941-September 1941 (OWI-FCC)

 

Thailand, September 1942-February 1943 (OWI-FCC)

Box 14.

Thailand, March 1943-June 1943 (OWI-FCC)

 

Miscellaneous transcripts (Stanford Listening Post)

 

Transcripts of OWI Broadcasts Transmitted, 1942-1945

Box 15.

Chinese News, August 1942-March 1943

Box 16.

Chinese News, April 1943-September 1943

Box 17.

Chinese News, October 1943-March 1944

Box 18.

Chinese News, April 1944-September 1944

Box 19.

Chinese News, October 1944-November 1944 and January 1945-April 1945

Box 20.

Chinese News,May 1945-August 1945 and miscellaneous broadcasts

 

Japan-Formosa News, May 1945-August 1945

Box 21.

Thai News, May 1942-June 1943

 

Project to Analyse Foreign Broadcasts Received by Stanford Listening Post, 1940-1942

Box 22.

Project correspondence, 1942

 

Outlines and plans

 

Chapter outlines

 

Project report--outlines, introduction to Chungking chapter, resume of propaganda content

 

Project report, drafts

 

Comparison of Chungking and Tokyo broadcasts

 

Comparisons of press

 

Chungking broadcasts

 

Quantitative tables comparing broadcast references to subjects

 

Tabulated analysis of references to leaders

 

Subject arrangement of transcripts, 1940-1942

 

Burma Road

 

China

 

Agriculture

 

Communism

 

Education

 

French Indo-China relations

 

General

 

Government control of economics

 

Government development of economics

Box 23.

Health

 

Industrial cooperatives

 

Military failures

 

Monetary policy

 

Morale

 

Occupation of

 

Overseas Chinese

 

Pleas for American aid

 

Political developments

 

Radio communications

 

Relief program

 

Shanghai, international settlement

 

Transportation and communications

 

War (Chungking broadcasts only)

Box 24.

European War

Box 25.

France

 

Collaboration with Axis

 

International policy

 

Marshal Petain

 

French Indo-China and Thailand

 

Radio Saigon

 

Saigon

 

Germany

Box 26.

Great Britain

 

Pro-British broadcasts

 

Anti-British broadcasts

 

Anglo-Soviet relations

 

Japan

 

Balkan relations

 

Chungking bombings

 

Culture, education, and research

 

Dutch East India relations

 

Economy

 

Economic expansion

 

Expansion

 

Foreign travellers

 

German relations

 

Imperial way

Box 27.

Indo-China penetration

 

Italian relations

 

Morale

 

Occupation of China

 

Peace offensive

 

Political reorganization

 

South American relations

 

Special references

 

Triparte Pact

 

U.S. relations

 

War (Tokyo broadcasts only)

 

Russia

 

Chinese relations

 

Japanese relations

Box 28.

United States

 

American evacuation

 

Anti-American propaganda

 

Pro-American propaganda

 

Placating American public opinion

 

War stories

 

Unindexed transcripts

Box 29.

Unindexed transcripts

 

Miscellaneous project notes

Box 30-32.

Australia

 

China

 

Indo-China

 

Tokyo-America

 

Tokyo-Asia