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State Department duty in China, the McCarthy Era, and after, 1933-1977 : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1981.
Phonotape 1410 C; BANC MSS 82/106 c v.1; BMP 1 carton 9
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Title:

State Department duty in China, the McCarthy Era, and after, 1933-1977 : oral history transcript: and related material, 1977-1981

Creator/Contributor:

Service, John S. (John Stewart), 1909-1999, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Levenson, Rosemary, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Fairbank, John King, 1907-1991

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on parents, Roy and Grace Service and their YMCA work in China; work in U.S. Foreign Service, 1933-42, with various posts in China; political events; growing strength of communists and civil war in China; assignment as political advisor to General Stilwell in World War II; political reporting and intelligence work; resumption of foreign service career, 1945-50; charges brought by McCarthy and dismissal from State Dept.; reinstatement, 1957, and work until retirement, 1962; association with Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley; continued interest in China and visits there from 1971.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Contents:

Phonotapes : Reel 1: Mar. 28, 1977. Track 1: 492 ft., track 2: 492 ft. -- Reel 2: Mar. 28, 1977. Track 1: 495 ft., track 2: 492 ft. -- Reel 3: Apr. 6, 1977. Track 1: 493 ft., track 2: 492 ft. -- Reel 4: Apr. 6, 1977. Track 1: 490 ft., track 2: 470 ft. -- Reel 5: Apr. 11, 1977. Track 1: 494 ft., track 2: 493 ft. -- Reel 6: Apr. 11, 1977. Track 1: 495 ft., track 2: 495 ft. -- Reel 7: May 3, 1977. Track 1: 500 ft., track 2: 495 ft. -- Reel 8: May 3, 1977. Track 1: 493 ft., track 2: 18 ft. -- Reel 9: Sep. 12, 1977. Track 1: 500 ft., track 2: 497 ft. -- Reel 10: Sep. 12, 1977. Track 1: 495 ft., track 2: 493 ft. -- Reel 11: Sep. 20, 1977. Track 1: 160 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 12: Sep. 20, 1977. Track 1: 493 ft., track 2: 488 ft. -- Reel 13: Sep. 27, 1977. Track 1: 495 ft., track 2: 290 ft. -- Reel 14: Sep. 27, 1977. Track 1: 488 ft., track 2: 485 ft. -- Reel 15: Oct. 3, 1977. Track 1: 488 ft., track 2: 488 ft. -- Reel 16: Oct. 3, 1977. Track 1: 493 ft., track 2: 167 ft. -- Reel 17: Oct. 10, 1977. Track 1: 492 ft., track 2: 490 ft. -- Reel 18: Oct. 10, 1977. Track 1: 418 ft., track 2: 490 ft. -- Reel 19: Oct. 19, 1977. Track 1: 492 ft., track 2: 480 ft.
Phonotapes, cont.: Reel 20; Oct. 19, 1977. Track 1: 380 ft., track 2: 490 ft. -- Reel 21: Oct. 19, 1977. Track 1: 450 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 22: Oct. 24, 1977. Track 1: 495 ft., track 2: 498 ft. -- Reel 23: Oct. 24, 1977. Track 1: 490 ft., track 2: 490 ft. -- Reel 24: Nov. 4, 1977. Track 1: 490 ft., track 2: 490 ft. -- Reel 25: Nov. 4, 1977. Track 1: 488 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 26: Nov. 7, 1977. Track 1: 493 ft., track 2: 435 ft. -- Reel 27: Nov. 7, 1977. Track 1: 490 ft., track 2: 475 ft. -- Reel 28: Nov. 14, 1977. Track 1: 490 ft., track 2: 490 ft. -- Reel 29: Nov. 14, 1977. Track 1: 490 ft., track 2: 100 ft.
Videocassettes (3/4 in. U-Matic): reels 1-4: February 20, 1978 -- reels 5-6: March 21, 1978.

Subject:

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United States. -- Foreign Service.
United States. -- Foreign Service.
Diplomatic relations
Politics and government
United States -- Foreign relations -- China
China -- Politics and government -- 20th century
China
United States

Note:

John Stewart Service; tape-recorded interview conducted in 1977-1978 by Rosemary Levenson for the Regional Oral History Office The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1981 :
Introduction by John K. Fairbank.
Copies of photographs and of documentary material supporting the the interview and appended.
Videocassettes have item number: Motion Picture 449 D.
RESTRICTED VIDEOCASSETTES. Submit "Application for Access to Restricted Materials" form for staff review.
VIDEOCASSETTES STORED OFF-SITE AS PART OF BANCROFT MOTION PICTURE COLLECTION (BMP 1) : Advance notice required for use.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be adddressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
vii, [79], 565 p. ; 28 cm + related material.
29 sound cassettes : analog.
6 videocassettes : sound, color ; 3/4 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z278p
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/restricted-materials-form
Phonotape 1410 C
BANC MSS 82/106 c v.1
BMP 1 carton 9

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED VIDEOCASSETTES. Submit "Application for Access to Restricted Materials" form for staff review.
VIDEOCASSETTES STORED OFF-SITE AS PART OF BANCROFT MOTION PICTURE COLLECTION (BMP 1) : Advance notice required for use.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be adddressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

China series. John S. and Caroline Service oral history project ; v. 1
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z278p