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Inventory of the Jan Rowiński collection
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  • Title: Jan Rowiński collection
    Date (inclusive): 1967
    Collection Number: 2007C46
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Chinese
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 9 oversize folders (8.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Broadsides, flyers, and posters issued by Red Guards relating to the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Collector: Rowinski, Jan


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jan Rowiński collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2007.


    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 online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Chronology

    May 11, 1936 Born in the village of Kielpiny, in northern Poland
    1954-1955 Studied Chinese language at the University of Beijing
    1955-1960 Studied at the Diplomatic Institute, Beijing
    1960-1965 Worked in the China Department of the Polish Foreign Ministry
    1961 Received an MA from the Main School of Foreign Service, Warsaw
    1965 Completed a PhD in the History of International Relations, Warsaw
    1965-1968 Served as the II and then I Secretary of the Polish Embassy in Beijing
    1969-1993 Conducted research and taught at the Polish Institute of International Relations, Warsaw
    1985-1989 Served as the editor-in-chief of Problems of the Far East, quarterly publication of the Polish Academy of Sciences
    1987 Completed a Habilitacja (post PhD) in Political Science, Warsaw
    1993-1995 Served in the Foreign Ministry, research and planning deprtment
    1995-2001 Served in the Polish embassy in Beijing (as deputy ambassador, minister)
    2001-2011 Worked as a professor of political science at University of Warsaw, and in the Institute of International Relations
    2011 Retired after a long career of writing: 250 essays and articles, and several monographs, including 4 volumes on the Cultural Revolution and 17 volumes on Chinese foreign policy during from 1949 to 1985

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Broadsides, flyers, and posters issued by Red Guards relating to the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    China--History--Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.