Register of the Korean subject collection

Finding aid prepared by Linda Bernard
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
© 1997
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6003

Title: Korean subject collection
Date (inclusive): 1945-2010
Collection Number: XX759
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In Korean and English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Pamphlets, bulletins, leaflets, and other printed matter relating to political, social, and economic conditions in North and South Korea, and to the Korean War.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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.


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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Korean subject collection, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Scope and Content of Collection

Articles, booklets, brochures, bulletins, election material, flyers, leaflets, pamphlets, propaganda, reports, and speeches relating mainly to Korean political and social conditions and to the Korean War and its aftermath, arranged alphabetically by subject.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Korean War, 1950-1953
Korea -- History
Korea (North) -- History
Korea (South) -- History

box 1

Foreign relations - United States 1991-1992

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets issued by the Korea-America Friendship Society, in Korean.

Korean War 1950-1953


Armistice 1955

Scope and Contents note

Article by Admiral C. Turner Joy entitled "Blunders Behind the Korean Truce: An Inside Story of How the U.S. Lost the Armistice."


Scope and Contents note

Leaflets issued by the Chinese Government during the Korean War and aimed at American troops.

Korea (North) 1990

Scope and Contents note

Political tract by Kim Jong Il entitled "The Workers' Party of Korea Organizes and Guides all the Victories of Our People."

Korea (South)


General 1989-1991

Scope and Contents note

Booklets and brochures relating to Korean society and the Korean people.

Opposition 1991

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets and flyers issued by the International Committee for Peace and Reunification of Korea, Washington, D.C.

Propaganda and election material

Scope and Contents note

Includes bulletins and leaflets, circa 1948, issued by the South Korean Government, U.S. occupation authorities, and South Korean communists, for distribution in South Korea. In Korean and English.

Public opinion 1945-1946

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Reports prepared by the United States Armed Forces in Korea relating to political trends in South Korea.

Roh Tae Woo 1989-1991

Scope and Contents note

Speeches by and biographical material on President Roh.

North-South relations


Booklet 1991 March

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Published by the International Affairs Bureau of the Central Standing Committee of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryun) and relating to U.S. nuclear forces in South Korea aimed at North Korea.


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Issued by the UN Korean War Allies Association and relating to the incident of 18 August 1976 at Panmunjom, South Korea, when North Korean soldiers attacked United Nations Command personnel.

Report 1991 October

Scope and Contents note

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis and the Sejong Institute relating to the implications for regional stability and defense planning.
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Rest of collection not yet described