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Inventory of the Helen Praeger Young Interviews
2008C52  
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  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Helen Praeger Young interviews
    Date (inclusive): 1985-2002
    Date (bulk): 1985-1997
    Collection Number: 2008C52
    Creator: Young, Helen Praeger, 1932- , interviewer.
    Collection Size: 10 manuscript boxes, 4 cassette boxes (5.5 linear feet)
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: In English and Chinese.
    Abstract: Sound recordings and translations of transcripts of interviews of women veterans of the Chinese Long March of 1934-1935. Used as research material for the book by Helen Praeger Young, Choosing Revolution: Chinese Women Soldiers on the Long March (Urbana, 2001).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

    Access

    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], Helen Praeger Young interviews, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2008.

    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

    The collection mainly contains sound recordings and translations of transcripts of interviews of women veterans of the Chinese Long March of 1934-1935 used as research material for the book by Helen Praeger Young, Choosing Revolution: Chinese Women Soldiers on the Long March (Urbana, 2001). Additionally, the collection contains research material in both English and Chinese, such as biographical material about the women interviewed, the Long March, maps of China, caligraphy samples, and other printed material and drafts of various editions of the book with comments from editors and peers at the "Stanford Biographers Seminar."

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    China--History--Long March, 1934-1935.
    Communism--China.
    Phonotapes.
    Women--China.