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China, Special Studies, 1970-1980.

CHINA, SPECIAL STUDIES, 1970-1980.

Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1981
Special Studies Series
8 reel(s)

Sixty-nine special studies commissioned by the federal government from various extra-governmental “think tanks”, such as the Institute for Defense Analysis, the Rand Corporation, Army War College, and Research Analysis Corporation are in this collection. The first part of the collection is devoted to China while the second section is concerned with Taiwan. Included in the Chinese section are papers on land reform, military strategy, the cultural revolution, Chinese foreign policy, Sino-Soviet relations (including material on the 1969 border disputes), the Chinese economy, United States-Chinese relations, the Chinese air force, the Chinese nuclear weapons program, the Kuomintang and the Sino-Soviet War, and collected works of Mao Tse-Tung. The shorter section on Taiwan features papers on the political environment in the Republic and its prospects for future independence. One should note that the title dates refer to the dates of publication of the studies rather than to the periods with which the studies deal.

FILM BOOK 0088

Guides:

China : special studies, 1970-1980 [guide]

The guide contains a complete annotated listing of the records and a subject index. The authors and their institutional affiliation are provided.

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms

CIA Research Reports: China, 1946-1976.

CIA RESEARCH REPORTS: CHINA, 1946-1976.

Frederick, Maryland: University Publications of America, 1981
3 reel(s)

This collection contains Central Intelligence Agency reports for China (1947-1976), India (1961-1974), and Pakistan (1961-1965). The topics covered include agriculture, balance of payments, the Chinese Communist Party, the Cultural Revolution, dissidence, economics, foreign policy, the India-Pakistan War, Indochina, military issues, and threat evaluations. Individuals referred to include: Mao Tse-tung, Lin Piao, Indira Gandhi, Chou En-lai, and Chiang Kai-shek.

FILM BOOK 0095

Guides:

CIA research reports : China, 1946-1976 [guide]

The guide contains a table of contents, a reel index, and a subject index.

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms

CIA Research Reports: Japan, Korea and the Security of Asia, 1946-1976.

CIA RESEARCH REPORTS: JAPAN, KOREA AND THE SECURITY OF ASIA, 1946-1976.

Frederick, MD.: University Publications of America, 1982
5 reel(s)

In addition to Japan and Korea, these Central Intelligence Agency records also concern Australia, Burma, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The records are mainly in the form of intelligence memos and there are a number of biographical reports. In the Far East section, memos from 1949 on Communist methods and vulnerabilities contain information on Indochina and the Malaysian Insurgency. The Indonesia section contains information on the confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia from June 1950 to April 1951. Also concerning the Korean War are memos on the use of the atomic bomb and on the probability of direct Chinese intervention. The latter memos chart the Chinese build-up in Manchuria and suggest, before the event, that some form of Chinese intervention was likely.

FILM BOOK 0065

Guides:

CIA research reports : Japan, Korea and the security of Asia, 1946-1976 ; [guide]

The collection is arranged by country and then chronologically.

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms, Japan, Korea

Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files. Indochina: Internal Affairs, 1945-1949.

CONFIDENTIAL U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL FILES. INDOCHINA: INTERNAL AFFAIRS, 1945-1949.

Frederick, M.D.: University Publications of America, 1985
10 reel(s)

The material in this collection is arranged topically. The first seven reels are devoted to political affairs. The remaining information is arranged under such headings as public order, military and naval affairs, social and economic matters, industrial matters, communication and transportation, navigation, public press, and the sciences. Topics include agriculture, aviation, China, education, race problems, entertainment, and labor unions. The documents are from National Archives record group 59, records of the Department of State decimal files.

FILM BOOK 0039

Guides:

Confidential U.S. State Department central files, Indochina internal affairs, 1945-1949

The guide contains a table of contents, reel index, and a subject index.

Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms, National Archives Microforms

Documents of the National Security Council: First Supplement.

DOCUMENTS OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL: FIRST SUPPLEMENT.

Frederick, Md.: University Publications of America, 1981
3 reel(s)

Progress reports from 1948 to 1960 refer to the implementation of United States foreign policy toward specific nations. Topics include export-control policies toward the Soviet Bloc, economic and military aid, communism, military bases, civil defense, colonialism, mobilization, the Organization of American States, resources, trade, stockpiling, the United Nations, and global war. Areas receiving major attention include Southeast Asia, China, Eastern Europe, Israel, Latin America, the Phillippines, the Soviet Union and its satellites, and the United Kingdom.

FILM BOOK 0097

Guides:

A Guide to documents of the National Security Council. First supplement

The guide lists the topic of each paper filmed in the collection. A brief subject index gives references to the appropriate reel and frame.

Posted in Asia Microforms, China, Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe Microforms, Great Britain, History Microforms, Israel, Latin America Microforms

Great Britain. Foreign Office. Correspondence Respecting China, 1848-1922. F.O. 405, 1-239.

Great Britain. Foreign Office. CORRESPONDENCE RESPECTING CHINA, 1848-1922. F.O. 405, 1-239.

London: Public Record Office, 1967
33 reel(s)

By 1848, when this collection of official correspondence begins, Britain had established a sphere of influence in China at Canton. She continued to extend that sphere in the face of competition from other European nations and Japan. Britain also faced considerable hostility from Chinese nationalists. This hostility resulted in the "Arrow" War, the Taiping Rebellion, and the Boxer Rebellion. By 1922, the nationalist Kuomintang party under Sun Yat-sen had overthrown the Manchu dynasty, established the Republic of China, and faced rebellions from local warlords and the Chinese Communists under Mao Tse-tung. The correspondence differs in focus, from specific incidents, such as an attack on British subjects, or specific subjects, such as railways in China, to general correspondence for a stated period.

The correspondence is grouped by subject. A list of correspondence appears at the beginning of each group.
NOT IN MERLIN

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Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, Great Britain, History Microforms, World War I Microforms

Major Studies and Issue Briefs of the Congressional Research Service, Supplement, 1976-1978.

MAJOR STUDIES AND ISSUE BRIEFS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE, SUPPLEMENT, 1976-1978.

Washington, D.C: University Publications of America, 1978
13 reel(s)

The collection consists of studies written for the United States government in the years 1976-1978. The studies cover a wide range of American domestic and international issues. Domestic topics include racial and sexual discrimination, unemployment, welfare reform, crime, prison reform, trade union legislation, alcohol and drug abuse, veteran assistance, social security, food assistance programs, anti-trust regulations, traffic safety, regulations of elections and political campaigns, the functions of the Federal Reserve System, inflation, agricultural policy, and wage-price policy. Among the international issues covered are relations within the United States-Soviet Union-China triangle, American grain exports, American relations with Western Europe, the Arab-Israeli settlement, detente, international terrorism, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Cyprus crisis, the Panama Canal Treaty renegotiation, and reports on the situations in individual countries (Northern Ireland, Yugoslavia, China, Cuba).

Each title is cataloged in MERLIN.

FILM BOOK 0311 1976-78

Guides:

A Guide to Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service … Supplement.

The guide lists all the studies by title and provides a subject index.

Posted in China, Commonwealth of Independent States, Cuba, Europe Microforms, History Microforms, Panama, Yugoslavia (former)

Major Studies and Issue Briefs of the Congressional Research Service, 1981-82 Supplement.

MAJOR STUDIES AND ISSUE BRIEFS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE, 1981-82 SUPPLEMENT.

Washington, D.C.: University Publications of America, 1982
11 reel(s)

This is a collection of studies written for the United States Congress in the years 1981-1982 dealing with current problems facing policy makers. Legal and constitutional issues discussed are voting rights and election laws, school busing and desegregation, abortion, gun control, and various economic and social issues. In the field of government and politics, the papers are concerned with subjects such as election rules, Political Action Committees (PACS), presidential protection, congressional redistricting, and the legislative process. Other subjects concerning domestic affairs of the United States include President Reagan's energy policy, nuclear power, new energy sources, energy conservation, environmental protection, welfare and food stamps, Social Security and pensions, Medicare and Medicaid, health legislation, education, job training, immigration, the economic policy of the Reagan Administration, taxation, monetary policy, automobile industry, labor, banking, and agriculture. The papers on foreign relations and defense cover the major weapon programs, defense spending, military manpower, the balance of forces between East and West, arms limitations talks, human rights issues in United States foreign policy, Middle East problems, relations with China, the situation in the Philippines, United States policy toward El Salvador and Northern Ireland, the Polish crisis, the Soviet and Cuban interventions in Afghanistan and Africa, the coming of the Socialist administration in France, and the inclusion of Greece, Spain, and Portugal into the European Economic Community.

FILM BOOK 0311 1981-82

Guides:

A Guide to Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service … Supplement.

The guide lists all the studies by title and provides a subject index.

Posted in China, Cuba, El Salvador, France, Greece, History Microforms, Middle East Microforms, Spain

Major Studies and Issue Briefs of the Congressional Research Service, 1982-83 Supplement.

MAJOR STUDIES AND ISSUE BRIEFS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE, 1982-83 SUPPLEMENT.

Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1983
12 reel(s)

This is a collection of studies prepared for the United States Congress in the years 1981-1982. Constitutional and legal issues dealt with include political campaign financing, religious activities in the public schools, equal rights, abortion, gun control, desegregation, immigration, drug control, computer crime, the New Federalism, and political campaign and elections rules. In the area of energy and the environment, the papers concern nuclear energy, electric power, oil and gas exploration, new sources of energy, environmental protection, and natural resources. Social policy subjects covered include welfare and social security, health-care costs and legislation, education, housing, and bio-technology. Papers relating to economic conditions deal with the economic outlook for the eighties, the monetary policy, the federal budget deficit, inflation and interest rates, taxation, employment and unemployment, banking, international trade, steel, airline and automobile industries, and agriculture. Defense issues covered include nuclear weapons and arms control, defense spending, weapon systems, and space programs. In the area of foreign relations, the papers deal with United States policy towards the Soviet Union in the 1980s, the Soviet succession problem, the Polish crisis, the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, the Iran-Iraq War, the Falkland War, the American policy toward Nicaragua and El Salvador, the future of China and Taiwan, the Spanish entry into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and terrorism.

FILM BOOK 0311 1982-83

Guides:

A Guide to Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service … Supplement.

The guide lists all the studies by title and provides a subject index.

Posted in Argentina, China, Commonwealth of Independent States, El Salvador, Great Britain, History Microforms, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Nicaragua, Spain

Major Studies and Issue Briefs of the Congressional Research Service, 1983-1984 Supplement.

MAJOR STUDIES AND ISSUE BRIEFS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE, 1983-1984 SUPPLEMENT.

Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1984
13 reel(s)

This is a collection of papers written for the United States Congress in the years 1983-1984. The papers cover a wide variety of fields. In the field of legal and constitutional issues the topics include political campaign financing, church/state relations, abortion, immigration, crime, law enforcement, equal rights for women, and computer security. Among the governmental and political issues covered are congressional procedure, the Democratic and the Republican Party Conventions of 1984, the federal budget, and the federal deficit. Environmental issues include radioactive waste, acid rain, wildlife preservation, alternative energy sources, nuclear power, and air pollution. International and defense topics include Strategic Arms Reduction Talks (START), intermediate nuclear force negotiations, Soviet-American military balance, defense costs, space programs, Sino-Soviet relations, the internal situation in the Baltic Republics of the Soviet Union, the turmoil in Lebanon, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the crisis in South Africa, civil war in Chad, agitation in the Philippines, American intervention in Grenada, internal conflicts in El Salvador and Nicaragua, and the European integration process. In social policy the subjects covered are health care, social security, education, and federal assistance programs for children, elderly, handicapped, and veterans. Economic topics covered include the economic recovery of the eighties, labor and unemployment, housing, monetary and fiscal policy, banking and financial services, taxation, international trade, high technology, conditions in industry, and agriculture.

FILM BOOK 0311 1983-84

Guides:

A Guide to Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service … Supplement.

The guide lists all the studies by title and provides a subject index.

Posted in Africa Microforms, China, Commonwealth of Independent States, El Salvador, History Microforms, Israel, Lebanon, Nicaragua

Major Studies of the Legislative Reference Service/Congressional Research Service.

MAJOR STUDIES OF THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE SERVICE/CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE.

Washington, D.C.: 1977
17 reel(s)

This collection consists of studies written for the United States government from 1916 to 1974. The studies are concerned with virtually every legal, constitutional, political, environmental, economic, social, and international issue facing the United States. Most of the studies come from the post-Second World War period. Subjects dealing with the internal problems of the United States include relations between the branches of government, civil liberties, racial discrimination and desegregation, environmental pollution, housing, labor relations, abortion, and health insurance. Among the international issues covered are the Korean armistice negotiations, the Suez crisis of 1956, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Palestinian question, the war in Indochina, the Sino-Soviet dispute, the War of 1971 between India and Pakistan, Soviet penetration in the Middle East, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Soviet threat to Western Europe, arms reduction negotiations, and East-West trade relations. There are also analyses of the internal situation of individual countries or groups of countries such as Greece, China, the Soviet Union, Brazil, and Latin America.

FILM BOOK 0311

Guides:

A Guide to Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service … Supplement.

The guide lists all the studies by title and provides a subject index.

Posted in Brazil, China, Commonwealth of Independent States, Greece, History Microforms, India, Israel, Korea, Latin America Microforms, Middle East Microforms, Vietnam

United States. Consulate General. Hong Kong. Selections from China Mainland Magazines, 1955-1966.

United States. Consulate General. Hong Kong. SELECTIONS FROM CHINA MAINLAND MAGAZINES, 1955-1966.

Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress Photoduplication Service,
20 reel(s)

This publication reprints translations of articles published in mainland China magazines. The topics range from fashion to agricultural production, from the nationality problem to religion, from birth control to United States "atrocities" in Taiwan. Each issue has a table of contents of articles.

A separate microfilm index to magazine selections entitled Index to China Mainland Press, Extracts from China Mainland Magazines and Current Background is available in Special Collections. The guide contains reference to specific articles by periodical, number, date, and page, with a short description of the subject of the article for the years 1958 to 1966.

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Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms

United States. Consulate General. Hong Kong. Survey of China Mainland Press, 1950-1964.

United States. Consulate General. Hong Kong. SURVEY OF CHINA MAINLAND PRESS, 1950-1964.

Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress Photoduplication Service,
84 reel(s)

Beginning in 1950, the United States Consulate General in Hong-Kong initiated regular translations of articles coming from the Chinese Communist news agency. The reviews were based primarily on news releases from the New China News Agency in Peking since that agency was the only official source of news for periodicals throughout China. Topics range from the domestic policies of the new Communist regime under Mao Tse-tung to foreign relations.

A separate microfilm index to the press summaries in this collection are contained in Index to China Mainland Press, Extracts from China Mainland Magazines and Current Background, located in the Special Collections Office. This guide contains references to articles by periodical, number, date, and page, with a short description of the subject of the article for the years 1958 to 1966.

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Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms

United States. Department of State. Notes to Foreign Legations in the U.S. from the Department of State, 1834-1906.

United States. Department of State. NOTES TO FOREIGN LEGATIONS IN THE U.S. FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 1834-1906.

Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1949
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 99; v. National archives record group 59.
60 reel(s)

This microfilm contains notes to the legations of Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Ecuador, Brazil, Central American states, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Prussia and other German states, Great Britain, Italian states, Greece, Turkey, Japan, Korea, Persia (Iran), and Siam (Thailand). The notes deal with a wide variety of subjects, starting with routine diplomatic matters like accreditations of diplomats and ending with settlements of military incidents and border disputes. Other topics dealt with by the notes include trade and claims of American citizens against foreign governments. Each reel starts with a handwritten register. The notes are arranged chronologically within the series dealing with individual countries. Ellis Library has reels 1-56, 61, 66-68 of this 90 reel collection.

National Archives Microfilm Publications, p. 60-61, provides a geographically and chronologically arranged reel list.

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Guides:

United States. National Archives and Records Service. Catalog of national archives microfilm publications.

Posted in Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, History Microforms, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, National Archives Microforms, Turkey

United States. Department of State. Records of the Department of State Relating to Internal Affairs of China, 1910-29.

United States. Department of State. RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE RELATING TO INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF CHINA, 1910-29.

Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1960
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 329; v. National Archives record group 59.
227 reel(s)

Internal political affairs discussed in this Department of State decimal file include the Revolution of 1911, the formation of the Republic of China, the power struggle that involved the Manchus, Sun Yat-sen, and Yuan Shih-K'ai, the overthrow of the Peking government, the restoration of the Nationalist government of Chiang Kai-shek, and the development of the Communist movement. Other documents pertain to the role of the United States, Japan, and western European countries in the economic affairs of China, importation and exportation of arms and ammunition, regulation and control of narcotics, provincial colleges, and universities, institutions operated by the United States government and religious organizations, and competition among foreign powers for railroad concessions.

An uncataloged guide, Records of the Department of State Relating to Internal Affairs of China, 1910-29, is available in the Special Collections Office. A complete list of the documents filmed comprise reels 1-8. The documents are arranged by subject according to the Department of State's decimal classification system.

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Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms, National Archives Microforms

United States. Department of State. Records of the Department of State Relating to Political Relations Between China and Other States, 1910-29.

United States. Department of State. RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE RELATING TO POLITICAL RELATIONS BETWEEN CHINA AND OTHER STATES, 1910-29.

Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1960
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 341; v. National Archives record group 59.
4 reel(s)

A Department of State compilation of treaties and agreements with or concerning China precedes other documents in this decimal file. The documents relate to Chinese proposals for post-war readjustments of treaties with foreign powers, the issue of unequal treaties, the Washington Conference on Extraterritoriality, the Conference on Limitation of Armament, Sino-Japanese relations in Manchuria, Japan's seizure of German possessions in Shantung, and the Chinese Eastern Railway. Most of these subjects were debated over a period of several years and are extensively documented in this collection.

A list of the contents of the collection precedes the filmed documents. The documents are arranged by subject according to the Department of State's decimal classification system.

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Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms, National Archives Microforms

United States. Department of State. Records of the Department of State Relating to Political Relations Between the United States and China, 1910-29.

United States. Department of State. RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE RELATING TO POLITICAL RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA, 1910-29.

Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1960
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 339. National Archives record group 59.
2 reel(s)

Most of the records reproduced in this Department of State decimal file relate to problems concerning extraterritorial rights in China and the negotiation for the relinquishment of these rights by the United States. Some records relate to the recognition of the Nationalist Government of China, the 1880 treaty to bring Chinese workers to California, China's wish to limit Japan's sphere of commercial and political control in China, mediation by the United States in the Russo-Chinese crisis over the Chinese Eastern Railway, and a speech by the Chinese legation to the Round Table Club of St. Louis suggesting that the United States give complete tariff authority to China. Other documents concerning negotiations for treaties on commerce, arbitration, navigation, and renunciation of war are in the collection.

An uncataloged guide, Records of the Department of State Relating to Political Relations Between the United States and China, 1910-29, is available in the Special Collections Office and is also reproduced at the beginning of the collection. A complete list of the contents of the collection precedes the documents. They are arranged by subject according to the Department of State's decimal classification system.

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Posted in Area Studies Microforms, China, History Microforms, National Archives Microforms

United States. Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Daily Report.

United States. Foreign Broadcast Information Service. DAILY REPORT.

Washington, D.C.: Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1941
322 reel(s)

These analyses and translations from foreign broadcasts, news accounts, commentaries, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements were collected daily from 1941 to 1974. This monitoring service tracked reports of the Eastern European countries, the People's Republic of China, the Soviet Union, Western Europe, Latin America, and Asia and the Pacific. These reports were compiled into the Foreign Broadcast Information Service White Book. The early reports include accounts of World War II events from a foreign perspective.

A table of contents in each issue lists the countries for which a translation has been included. The publications are arranged chronologically.

Indexes for each of the eight sections are published commercially and titled REF DJK50 .I52 Index. Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Report: [Section]. Ellis Library only has the index for Eastern Europe.

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Guides:

Daily report, Eastern Europe. Index.

Posted in Africa Microforms, Asia Microforms, China, Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe Microforms, History Microforms, Latin America Microforms, Middle East Microforms