Inventory of the Asia Foundation records

Finding aid prepared by Asia Foundation and Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Asia Foundation records
Date (inclusive): 1951-1996
Collection Number: 89005
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 20 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 483 cubic foot boxes, 1 oversize folder (512.3 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, project reports, conference proceedings, and financial records relating to scholarships, exchange programs, and projects for social and economic development, and for aid to education, communications, health, and administration of justice in countries of South, Southeast and East Asia.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Asia Foundation.

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Asia Foundation records, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives between 1989 and 2011.

Historical Note

Private American philanthropic organization for promotion of political, social, and economic development in countries of Asia and the Pacific region.

Custodial History note

Boxes listed in the finding aid but not held at the Hoover Institution Archives: P34, P81, P140, P154, P243, P343, P481.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, project reports, conference proceedings, and financial records relating to scholarships, exchange programs, and projects for social and economic development, and for aid to education, communications, health, and administration of justice in countries of South, Southeast and East Asia. File lists are searchable via uncorrected OCR.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Asia--Economic conditions--1945-
Asia--Politics and government--1945-
Asia--Social conditions.
Communication--Asia.
Economic assistance, American--Asia.
Education--Asia.
Educational assistance, American--Asia.
Justice, Administration of--Asia.
Public health--Asia.
Technical assistance, American--Asia.

 

Additional material not yet described (162 boxes)

Map case

Oversize Materials

Scope and Contents note

Contains blueprints relating to "Education Schools & Universities, Rangoon University Welfare Center, Burma."