Register of the Randall Chase Gould papers

Finding aid prepared by Grace M. Hawes
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Randall Chase Gould papers
Date (inclusive): 1898-1961
Collection Number: 69086
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 10 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 3 album boxes, 2 envelopes (12.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, clippings, and photographs relating to political and military events in the Far East, especially in China during the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945. Includes photographs of the Japanese bombing of Shanghai in 1937.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Gould, Randall Chase, 1898-1979.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Randall Chase Gould papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1969.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

1898 June 22 Born, Excelsior, Minnesota
1916 Graduate, Gallatin County High School, Montana
1916-1917 Student, University of Wisconsin
1923-1924 News editor, Japan Times, Tokyo, Japan
1925-1931 Bureau manager, United Press, Peking and Shanghai, China; Manila, Philippine Islands
1925-1931 News editor, Peking Daily News, Peking, China
1931-1941 Editor, Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury, Shanghai, China
1932-1949 Correspondent, Christian Science Monitor
1941 Author, Chungking Today
1943-1945 Editor, American editor, Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury
1946 Author, China in the Sun
1946-1949 President, Post-Mercury Company, Inc.
1949- Member, Editorial Staff, Denver Post, Denver, Colorado
1959-1963 Employee, The San Rafael Independent Journal
1979 Died, Mill Valley, California

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, writings, clippings, and photographs relating to political and military events in the Far East, especially in China during the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945. Includes photographs of the Japanese bombing of Shanghai in 1937.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945.
China--History--Republic, 1912-1949.
Shanghai (China)--History.
Journalists.

 

Correspondence, 1927-1958

Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box 1

General, 1937-1950

 

Unidentified, 1937-1950

 

Bickel, Karl A., 1927-1950

 

Carpenter, Alva, C., 1954

 

Chen, Eugene, 1933-1938

 

Christian Science Monitor, 1949-1953

 

Fitch, G. A., 1937

 

Forman, Harrison, 1951

 

Fujihashi, Ichiro, 1937

 

Gannett, Lewis, 1928

 

Gould, Mr. and Mrs. George, 1943

 

Grew, Joseph C., 1945

 

Hornbeck, Stanley K., 1938

 

Howard, Roy W., 1927

 

Kuhns, Elinor, 1949

 

MacMurray, J. V. A., 1928

 

Mandel, Benjamin, 1954

 

Marshall, Jim, 1938

 

Penniston, John B., 1938

 

Schnacke, Robert H., 1958

 

Soong, Norman, 1949

 

Steiner, H. Arthur, 1951

 

Sun Yat-sen, Mme. (Soong Ching-ling), 1936

 

Sung I-chung, 1938

 

Wedemeyer, Lieutenant General Albert C., 1947

 

Subject File, 1898-1961

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper and magazine clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other materials, arranged chronologically or alphabetically by title or subject.
Box 2

Associated Press releases, undated

Box 3

Biographical

 

Memorabilia

 

Newspaper, magazine clippings, 1919-1951

 

Scrapbook, 1898-1934

 

Miscellaneous

 

Borodin, Mrs. Michael M., "How I Kept My Health and Cheerful Disposition within the Prison Walls of China through Physical Culture," undated

 

China - Foreign Policy - Japan

 

China - History - Republic (1912-1949)

 

Collected memoranda, letters, 1927-1949

 

Miscellaneous printed matter

Box 4

"The Occupation of Nanking." Two Accounts by Eye-Witnesses, undated

 

Powell, John W., 1954-1961

 

Sino-Japanese Conflict (1937-1945)

 

U.S. - Foreign Relations - China

 

Speeches and Writings, 1921-1955

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper columns and articles, magazine articles, and miscellaneous drafts, arranged chronologically or alphabetically by title or subject.
Box 5

Newspaper columns, clippings

 

1922-1924

 

1925-1926

 

1927-1929

 

1930-1937

 

1938-1940

 

1942

 

1944

 

1946

 

1949-1952

 

Miscellaneous, undated

Box 6

Titled writings, 1921-1955

 

"Biographical Sketch of General Chiang Kai-shek," typewritten with handwritten insertions, 1 page

 

Book reviews, carbon and typewritten copies of book reviews by Randall Gould for the Christian Science Monitor, 1950-1953

 

"Captives of the Mikado," Far Eastern Survey, 2 printed copies, 4 pages, 1942 June 1

 

"Changing Japan," printed copy, 2 pages, undated

 

"A Chinese Warlord," The Nation, printed copy, 1 page, 1927 June 29

 

"Civil War in China Is Not Surprising," The China Digest, printed copy, 1 page, 1926 October 23

 

"Colors Change in China," printed copy, 5 pages, undated

 

"Covering the War," Leica Photography, printed copy, 2 pages, 1937 December

 

"Editor Mellen Creates a Story," printed copy of editorial, 1 page, 1921 August 30

 

"The Foreign Mentality in China," T'ien Hsia Monthly, printed copy, 14 pages, undated

 

"Foreign Views on General Chiang," The China Critic, printed copy, 2 pages, 1936 November 5

 

"A Foreigner Looks at the New Life Movement," T'ien Hsia Monthly, printed copy, 8 pages, undated

 

"The Future of Shanghai," The China Critic, printed copy, 2 pages, 1938 January 27

 

"Glimpses Across the Pacific," The China Critic, printed copy, 2 pages, 1935 December 12

 

"Gould Comes Through with 'Scoop,'" The Shanghai Spectator, printed copy, 1 page, 1933 February 23

 

"If You Fight You May Get Hit," unpublished report, carbon of typewritten manuscript and photocopy, 68 pages, 1949

 

"Madame Sun Yat-sen Keeps Faith," The Nation, printed copy, 2 pages, undated

 

"Mayor Wu and Shanghai," The China Critic, printed copy, 2 pages, 1937 April 8

 

Memo on references of Randall Gould, 2 typewritten copies, 3 pages, 1950

 

"Newspapers in China," The Chinese Nation, 2 printed copies, 2 pages, 1930 June 18

 

"An Open Letter to Lin Yutang," The China Critic, printed copy, 3 pages, 1935 December 19

Scope and Contents note

With clipping of newspaper reply from Lin Yutang.
 

"An Open Letter to Our Readers," carbon of editorial, 1 page, undated

 

"Planned, Not Pork-Barrel, Expenditure," The China Critic, printed copy, 2 pages, 1933 October 5

 

"Private Enterprise in Postwar China," China Trade News, printed copy, 3 pages, 1945 January

 

"Recruits Drifting in Add to China Staffs, Editor & Publisher, printed copy, 1 page, 1937 October 16

 

"Shanghai's Economic Anxieties," The China Critic, printed copy, 2 pages, 1938 May 5

 

"Sian Background," printed copy, 2 pages, undated

 

"A Trip to the War Zone," The Chinese Nation, printed copy, 3 pages, 1930 July 16

 

"What Happens to Press When Commies Come," Editor & Publisher, printed copy, 1 page, 1951 January 6

 

"When the Reds Came," Pen, printed copy, 4 pages, 1955 January

 

"Why Yenching Has Succeeded," Peking News, printed copy, 2 pages, 1927 June 22

 

Untitled drafts and articles

 

1927

 

1949-1953

 

Miscellaneous, undated

Boxes 7-9

Scrapbooks, 1937-1938

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper clippings, primarily of the bombing of Shanghai, China, in three scrapbooks.
 

Photographs, 1937-1945, undated

Envelope A

2 prints of George Gould; 1 print of George Gould and others, 1 print of Mr. and Mrs. George Gould and Randall Gould, 4 prints of Randall Gould, 6 prints of Randall Gould and others, 2 prints of the Shanghai Evening Post and Mercury building, 7 miscellaneous prints, undated

Albums fB-F

5 albums of prints of the Japanese bombing of Shanghai, China, 1937

Envelope G

16 prints depicting the execution of Chinese civilians by Japanese soldiers during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945

Album fH

1 album of prints of the Japanese bombing of Shanghai, 1937