Preliminary Inventory to the Jay Calvin Huston Papers, 1917-1931

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Preliminary Inventory to the Jay Calvin Huston Papers, 1917-1931

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Jay Calvin Huston Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1931
Collection number: 47005
Creator: Huston, Jay Calvin
Extent: 14 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes (5.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, pamphlets, leaflets, and clippings, relating to cultural, political, and economic conditions in China, and to communism and Soviet influence in China.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English and Russian.

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jay Calvin Huston Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

United States. Dept. of State.
China--Economic conditions--1912-1949.
China--Foreign relations--United States.
China--Politics and government--1912-1949.
Soviet Union.
Russia (Federation)
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Foreign relations--China.
Diplomats--United States.

Container List



Box 1.

I: Personal documents of M. Hassis, Soviet Vice-Consul in Canton

Box 1-3.

II: Communism - China

Box 3.

III: Civilization - China


IV: Student movement - China

Box 3-4.

V: Religion - China

Box 4-5.

VI: Political parties - China (Kuomintang)

Box 5-6.

VII: Labor and laboring classes - China


1. General - History


2. Strikes and lockouts


3. Trade unions

Box 7.

VIII: Economic conditions - China

Box 8.

IX: Commerce - Customs - China


X: Foreign relations - China

Box 9.

XI: The United States and China


XII: The United States and Russia


XIII: Japan - Korea


XIV: Great Britain

Box 9-10.

XV: Russia

Box 11.

XVI: Miscellaneous

Box 12.

Voluntary Report, "What Will Be the Political Outcome of the KMT-Labor Communist Movement in China--Chaos and Sovietism, or a New Political Form in International Affairs?" Draft


Manuscript (typed, written), "The Rise of Modern Industrialism in China"


Report, "The Labor Situation in China," 1923 March 1


Reports (carbons) re wreck and robbery of Tientsin-Pukov Express, 1923 May 6, with newspaper clippings


Sun Yat-sen


Official proclamations (in English)


"The International Development of China." Printed Program I: Part V (10 pp. plus 2 pp. diagrams)


"The International Development of China", Printed Program II (pp. 11-30). Diagrams inserted


Newspaper Clippings from The Independent Herald, Hankow, 1925 February 3, entitled "Dr. Sun Yat Sen: The Father of Chaos" (7 pp.)




Printed materials


Newspaper clippings




Correspondence - One letter






Printed materials


Chinese Correspondence (Vol. 2, Nos. 6-7)


Pan-Pacific Trade Union Conference


Bulletin of Proceedings, Hankow, 1927 May


Vol. 1, Nos. 1-5, 11-14, 1927


Photograph (unidentified)

Box 13.

"Civilization and Culture" - Newspaper clippings, ca. 1922-1925, regarding various subjects (Tong Wars, etc.)


"Currency and Public Debts" - Copies of correspondence with Frederick Dumont, Commercial Office, State Department, 1928 December 31, 1929 January 22 and March 20


"Chinese History" - Printed materials re Canton Incident, Japan, Soviet Union, etc.


"Constitutional Government in China" - Printed materials


"American policy in China


Printed materials




Memo on American Policy in China - Past, Present and Future


Rockhill's memorandum on the Open Door Policy in China


Letter (carbon) to Secretary of State (No. 2636) from Jay C. Huston (2 pp.)


Report (corrected), "Encouragement of the Importation of Specified Classes of Commodities into U.S. and Extension. . . (of U.S.) Investments. . . (in) China," 1921 October 20


Report (carbon), "The Chinese Renaissance and Its Relation to Soviet Policy in the Far East," Sec. 1., 1923 August 8; Ibid, Sec. II, 1922 September 15


Miscellaneous materials


'Political,' 1929 April 1 (9 pp.) by C. P. Murray


Revised regulations of the Mutual Assistance Society (or Chinese Socialist Society of Canton) (22 pp.)


Editorials, Peking and Tientsin Times, 1922 May 6-27


'A Review of Political Conditions in the Canton Consular District,' 1927 December 31 (51 pp. plus enclosures)


Ibid, 1927 December (23 pp. plus enclosures)


Report, "The Significance to Foreigners in China of the 1924-1925 Anti-Christian Outburst" (37 pp. plus enclosures)


Report, including introduction with description of contents, pp. a-j. Subject: political situation in China, 1911-1924 (and Hankow, 1925 January-March), n.d.


Sun Yat-sen - Miscellaneous typed and written materials; report regarding the Foreign News Services of China by Don D. Patterson, 1922 January 15

Box 14.

Printed material


American Foreign Service Journal, 1932 August


Reply Letters by S. P. Smith to R. F. Johnston's Letters to a Missionary, Commercial Press, Ltd., Shanghai, 1919


Printed address by Byron Brenan, H.B.M.'s Consul-General at Shanghai, entitled The Office of District Magistrate in China, Shanghai, 1899


American Trust publication, Review of the Pacific (various issues from 1927-1929)


Miscellaneous reports, manuscripts


Prominent Men in the KMT (translation of Soviet reports, dated 1926 May)


Spread of Labor Union Movement. . . Yangtsze Valley (4 pp.)


Sketch history of Chinese Communist Party (40 pp.)


Voluntary Report, "Will Chinese Capitalism Be Willing to Save China from Chaos and Communism?" 1931 November 15 (49 pp.)


"Peasant, Workers, Soldiers Revolt of 1927 December 11-13 at Canton" (53 pp. plus enclosures). Addressed to J. V. A. MacMurray, American Minister, Peking


Political Conditions in Canton District, 1927 October (13 pp. plus enclosures). Addressed to F. L. Mayer


Political Conditions in Canton Consular District, 1928 March (12 pp. plus enclosures). Addressed to F. L. Mayer


Comments on a book (typed)


Political report, n.d. (carbon)


"Communism in South China: The Hai-Lu-Fend Soviet," 1928 February 7 (carbon manuscript) (15 pp.)


Jay Calvin Huston, "Sun Yat-sen, the Kuomingtang and the Chinese Russian Political and Economic Alliance." Typescript draft