Archive/Manuscript — 30 ms. boxes, 7 oversize boxes, 39 envelopes, 1 album box, 11 motion picture film reels, 5 phonorecords.
Correspondence, speeches and writings, research notes, printed matter, photographs, engravings, lithographs, and maps, relating to the history of Georgia (Transcaucasia), the Romanov family, Russian-American relations, and the Association of Russian Imperial Naval Officers in America. Includes photocopies of Romanov family letters, photographs of Russia during World War I by Donald C. Thompson, and a documentary film of Tsar Nicholas II. Also includes videotape viewing copies of motion picture film. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
Speeches and writings, memoirs, correspondence, notes, studies, reports, printed matter, and audiovisual materials, relating to the history of China from ancient times to the twentieth century; the development of Chinese studies in the West; the concept of an Asiatic mode of production; and the history of German, Russian, Chinese and international communist movements. Includes some papers of Esther Schiff Goldfrank and G. L. Ulmen. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
Correspondence, notes, conference papers, and printed matter, relating to medical ethics, and to medical, legal, moral and theological aspects of euthanasia, sterilization, abortion, assisted suicide, and related issues. Includes copies of transcripts of war crime trials of Nazi doctors at Nuremberg.
Research notes and drafts, lists, writings, interviews, copies of government documents, printed matter, tapes of tribal chants, and photographs, relating to the Beti society of Cameroon. Used by E. F. Quinn as research material for his dissertation, entitled Changes in Beti Society, 1887-1960 (University of California, Los Angeles, 1970). Entire collection also available on microfilm (7 reels).
Electronic and other bulletins, pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, serial issues, reports, communiqués, press releases, maps, and other printed matter, relating to various aspects of twentieth-century African history; political, social and economic conditions in Africa as a whole; revolutionary movements in Africa; international support groups for such movements; droughts and famines in the Sahel region and elsewhere; and the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
Writings, notes, correspondence, and photocopies of studies, government documents, business records, corporate reports, and other printed matter, relating to German business investment in Latin America before World War II, and especially in the period before World War I. Used as research material for journal articles by George Young.
Correspondence, writings, diaries, orders, memoranda, genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to missionary work in Madagascar, 1875-1882; German prisoners of war in Siberia during World War I; the Russian Revolution; social conditions in China; Allied secret service and radio propaganda activities in World War II; and postwar American diplomacy.
Photocopies of correspondence, government documents, judicial and medical records, and printed matter, relating to German interest in Eastern Europe and to eugenics in Germany before and during the Nazi period. Used as research material for the books by M. Burleigh, Germany Turns Eastwards: A Study of Ostforschung in the Third Reich (Cambridge, 1988), and Death and Deliverance: "Euthanasia" in Germany c. 1900-1945 (Cambridge, 1994). Includes notes by M. Burleigh.