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  • Access
  • Use
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information note
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Stanley Karnow papers
    Date (inclusive): 1900-2009
    Collection Number: 2017C33
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 115 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (48.9 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Notes, news dispatches, interview transcripts, government documents, studies, reports, printed matter, and photographs relating to political conditions and international relations primarily in Asia, and especially in China, Vietnam and the Philippines, and to Asian American communities. Used as research materials for books by Stanley Karnow.
    Creator: Karnow, Stanley
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    Boxes 80-116 may not be used without permission of the Archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2017.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stanley Karnow papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Processing Information note

    Boxes 1-79 were transferred from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and have retained their order. Boxes 80-116, Asian American Research Materials and Philippines Research Materials, have maintained their original physical order; a portion of this increment had been intellectually organized to maintain a subseries level arrangement. The original series and subseries titles were maintained.

    Biographical Note

    American journalist and author. Correspondent for Time, Life, The Saturday Evening Post, The London Observer, and The Washington Post (1959-1974).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Notes, news dispatches, interview transcripts, government documents, studies, reports, printed matter, and photographs relating to political conditions and international relations primarily in Asia, and especially in China, Vietnam and the Philippines, and to Asian American communities. Used as research materials for books by Stanley Karnow.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976
    Asian Americans
    China -- History -- 1976-2002
    Philippines -- History