Inventory of the Jin Wensi papers

Finding aid prepared by Rita Wang
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Jin Wensi papers
Date (inclusive): 1932-1952
Collection Number: 68042
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English, Chinese, Russian, and other languages.
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Transcripts of conversations with foreign officials, memoranda, and reports relating to Chinese foreign relations with the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Poland, and Czechoslovakia; the Sino-Japanese War; and the Korean National Council to the League of Nations, 1919.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Jin, Wensi, 1892-1968.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jin Wensi papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1968.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Chinese diplomat; ambassador to the Netherlands, 1933-1944; ambassador to Norway, 1945-1950. Referred to as both Jin Wensi and Wensi Jin.

Scope and Content of Collection

Transcripts of conversations with foreign officials, memoranda, and reports relating to Chinese foreign relations with the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Poland, and Czechoslovakia; the Sino-Japanese War; and the Korean National Council to the League of Nations, 1919.
The original order of the files has been mostly maintained, except for Interviews, which have been arranged chronologically. Folder titles have been transcribed as they appeared on the original files.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
World War, 1939-1945--Governments in exile.
China--Foreign relations--Netherlands.
China--Foreign relations--Norway.
Korea--History--Independence movement, 1919.
Netherlands--Foreign relations--China.
Norway--Foreign relations--China.
Diplomats--China.

Box/Folder 1 : 1-6, 2 : 1

Interviews, 1932-1952

Language of the Material: Mostly in English. Contains some Chinese documents.
Box/Folder 2 : 2

The Latest Phase of the Sino-Japanese Crisis, 1937-1940

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Maps of the Netherlands, 1935-1936, undated

Language of the Material: German, Dutch, and French.
Box/Folder 2 : 4

Letter on Japan's Annexation of Korea, undated

Language of the Material: Russian, translated from Korean.
Box/Folder 2 : 5

Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1933

Language of the Material: Chinese and English.
Box/Folder 2 : 6

Arms and War Material Prohibition Memorandum, 1935

Language of the Material: Chinese.
Box/Folder 2 : 7

Processing and Printing Problems Report, 1944

Language of the Material: Chinese.
Box/Folder 2 : 8

Germany and Dutch War Report First Manuscript, 1939

Language of the Material: Chinese.
Box/Folder 2 : 9

Sino-Dutch New Treaty Draft, 1945

Language of the Material: Chinese.
Box/Folder 2 : 10-12

Exit Leopold III: The Abdication of King Leopold III of Belgium, 1952

Scope and Contents note

Contains a manuscript, compact discs, and a printed copy of a monograph written by Jin Wensi on the abdication of King Leopold III. The original manuscript was finished in 1952, and additional copies were made posthumously in 2007. Includes a photo of King Leopold III's abdication.