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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Wilbur J. Peterkin papers
    Dates: 1943-1994
    Collection Number: 76018
    Creator: Peterkin, Wilbur J., 1904-
    Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 1 album box, 3 motion picture film reels, 1 microfilm reel, 2 videotape cassettes, memorabilia (4.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Diary transcripts, letters, reports, maps, photographs, motion picture film, and memorabilia, relating to Chinese communist forces and the Japanese occupation of China during World War II. Includes weapons, clothing and equipment used by Chinese communists during World War II.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    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], Wilbur J. Peterkin papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1976.

    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.

    Biographical Note

    Colonel, United States Army; executive officer and commanding officer, Observer Mission with Chinese communist forces, Yenan, China, 1944-1945.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diary transcripts, letters, reports, maps, photographs, motion picture film, and memorabilia, relating to Chinese communist forces and the Japanese occupation of China during World War II. Includes weapons, clothing and equipment used by Chinese communists during World War II.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Army.
    United States. Observer Mission to Yenan, 1944-1945.
    Communism--China.
    Guerrillas--China.
    Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--China.
    Motion pictures.
    Videotapes.