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Chinese Cultural Revolution handwritten documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0675

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

A collection of very rare original hand written documents from the Chinese Cultural Revolution era about individuals under political persecution during the massive national political drives. It also includes a set of printed materials from the Land Reform Movement (1950s), whose circulation was restricted to the inner circle of power within the Chinese government at the time.

Dates

  • Creation: 1950-1976

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not processed and therefore has not been prepared for research use. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Special Collections department. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions.

Biographical / Historical

No biographical or historical information is available at this time.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

Chinese

Abstract

A collection of very rare original hand written documents from the Chinese Cultural Revolution era.

Other Finding Aids

China Classics provided a description, written entirely in Chinese, of the collection. A working translation with explanatory notes about the collection, based entirely on the dealer's item descriptions, is available offline. Please Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was purchased from China Classics in 2014.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2015 by Jordon Steele.

Source

Title
Guide to the Chinese Cultural Revolution handwritten documents
Author
Jordon Steele
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA