Includes personal and professional papers of Robert Scalapino, particularly during his time as director of the Institute of
East Asian Studies. Correspondence with individuals, professional organizations, and campus officials make up the bulk of
the collection. Subject files and organizational files for the centers within the Institute of East Asian Studies, and files
for published papers are also included.
Robert Anthony Scalapino (1919-2011) came to the University of California, Berkeley as an assistant professor in 1949, achieving
full professor status in 1956. He was chair of Department of Political Science from 1962 to 1965. He founded and was the first
director of the Institute of East Asian Studies from 1978 to 1990 when he took emeritus status. He sat on the board of directors
of the Council on Foreign Relations and was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was editor of the scholarly
journal, Asian Survey, from 1962 to January 1996.
123 linear feet
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