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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1922-1967
    Collection Number: 82115
    Creator: Linebarger, Paul Myron Anthony, 1913-1966
    Collection Size: (33 manuscript boxes, 7 microfilm reels, 1 album box, 2 envelopes (15 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to political conditions in China and elsewhere in the Far East, and to psychological warfare during and after World War II. Includes microfilm of P. M. A. Linebarger papers at the Hitotsubashi University Library, Tokyo.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    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], Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.


    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.

    Access Points

    China--Politics and government--20th century.
    East Asia--Politics and government.
    Psychological warfare.
    World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.
    East Asia.
    World War, 1939-1945.

    Biographical Note

    1913, July 11 Born, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    1919-1920 Student, Punaho Academy, Honolulu, Hawaii
    1920-1922 Student, British Cathedral School, Shanghai, China
    1923-1925 Student, Oberealschule, Baden-Baden, Germany
    1926 Student, Kaiser Wilhelm School, Shanghai
    1930 University of Nanking
    1933 A.B., George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
    1936 Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
    Married Margaret Snow (divorced 1949)
    1930-1936 Private secretary to P.M.W. Linebarger, Legal Adviser to National Government of China, Nanking and Washington, D.C.
    1936-1937 Tutor in division of history, government and economics, Harvard University
    1937 Author, The Political Doctrines of Sun Yat-sen
    1937-1938 Instructor, political science, Duke University
    1938 Author, Government in Republican China
    1938-1945 Assistant professor
    1941 The China of Chiang Kai-shek
    1942 Participated in formation of Office of War Information as Far Eastern specialist
    1946 Associate professor
    1945-1946 Lecturer, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
    1946 Professor of Asiatic Politics
    1948 Author, Psychological Warfare
    1950 Married Genevieve Collins
    1954 Author, Governments and Politics in the Far East
    1966, August 6 Died
    Linebarger also wrote fiction and science fiction under the pseudonyms: Anthony Bearden, Felix C. Forrest, Carmichael Smith and Cordwainer Smith