Correspondence, writings, recordings and transcripts of interviews, photocopies of government records and other documents,
printed matter, audiovisual material, and memorabilia relating to the history of Chinese in the United States, and to aspects
of World War II. Includes research material for the books by Iris Chang,
Thread of the Silkworm (New York, 1995),
The Rape of Nanking (New York, 1997), and
The Chinese in America (New York, 2003), and for an uncompleted work on conditions of American soldiers captured by Japanese forces and Japanese
atrocities against American prisoners of war.
403 manuscript boxes, 4 cubic foot boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 2 oversize folder
(177.7 linear feet)
Boxes 377-379, 382-383, 386-394 and 397-412 closed until 2072 January 1. Remainder of the collection is open for research.