11 linear feet (22 manuscript boxes)
Finding aid
Online Archive of California
This collection contains correspondence, ephemera, newspaper clippings, manuscript drafts and chapter outlines relating to James Lilley’s book China Hands: Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and Diplomacy in Asia. The rest of the collection consists of articles written by James Lilley, United States Department of State Diplomatic Cables, interviews of Lilley, business and personal correspondence (of note are personal letters to, from, and about George Herbert Walker Bush from 1976, 1980, 1993, and 1999), copies of speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings on a variety of subjects, 16 books (including Lilley’s) relating to China’s military and to North Korea, audio visual materials which include VHS tapes of several television interviews of James Lilley, two personal diaries, and photocopies of official United States documents.
Special Collections