Overview of the Laurence Maxon Wiig collection

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Overview of the Laurence Maxon Wiig collection

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Laurence Maxon Wiig collection
Dates: 1942-1988
Collection Number: 94006
Collector: Wiig, Laurence Maxon, collector.
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, and photocopies of United States Army Psychological Warfare Branch, Office of War Information, State Department, and Federal Bureau of Investigation memoranda and reports, relating to activities of the Japanese-American Koji Ariyoshi as an American psychological warfare specialist and liaison with Chinese communist forces during World War II, as a Smith Act case defendant in Hawaii in 1951, and subsequently as president of the Hawaii-China People's Friendship Association.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Laurence Maxon Wiig collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1994.

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

Writings, correspondence, and photocopies of United States Army Psychological Warfare Branch, Office of War Information, State Department, and Federal Bureau of Investigation memoranda and reports, relating to activities of the Japanese-American Koji Ariyoshi as an American psychological warfare specialist and liaison with Chinese communist forces during World War II, as a Smith Act case defendant in Hawaii in 1951, and subsequently as president of the Hawaii-China People's Friendship Association.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ariyoshi, Koji, 1914-1976.
World War, 1939-1945--Psychological aspects.
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.
World War, 1939-1945--China.
Propaganda, American--Japan.
Internal security--United States.
Communism--United States.
Japanese Americans.
United States--Foreign relations--China.
China--Foreign relations--United States.
Hawaii.
United States--Armed Forces.