Memoirs, thesis, other writings, and printed matter, relating to the career and murder of Hans Paasche, social conditions in Germany during the Weimar and Nazi periods, German émigré life in Japan and the United States, and positions of the Communist International on the colonial question (1919-1929). Includes memoirs by Maria Paasche, wife of John Paasche.
Speeches and writings, studies, reports, correspondence, memoranda, orders, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American propaganda and military activities in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the occupation of Japan, and postwar conservative political organizations in the United States, especially the Citizens Foreign Aid Committee.
Letters, telegrams, contracts, minutes, receipts, memoranda, reports, accounts, declarations, requests, orders, instructions, packing and shipping specifications, invoices, insurance policies, bills of lading, blueprints, tables, diagrams, certificates, and lists, relating to the Japanese Army, political movements in Japan, and the purchase by the Russian Army of military supplies from Japanese firms. Also available on microfilm (34 reels).
Correspondence, writings, reports, studies, dispatches and instructions, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and sound recordings, relating to American foreign relations in China, Japan, and other areas of East Asia, political conditions in China and Japan, and Dutch-American relations. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
Manuscripts, ephemeral printed matter, and maps, relating to various aspects of Japanese history, including Nagano prefecture local government during the Meiji period; the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895; pre-World War II domestic affairs; the post-World War II American occupation; the International Military Tribunal for the Far East; adoption of a constitution; political conditions; elections; agriculture; communism; labor; public safety issues; Ryukyu issues; and the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty. Collected by the Hoover Institution East Asia Library.