Papers, 1920-1980.


Papers, 1920-1980.

Correspondence, mss. of articles and reports by Jaffe and others, Jaffe's unpublished autobiography (1978), notebooks, financial and legal records, clippings, and photos, relating to Jaffe's career as editor of China Today and Amerasia; friendship with important figures in American Communist Party; litigation in which Jaffe and others were arrested and charged with conspiracy against the U.S.; and interest in communism in East Asia, including Japan, Korea, India, and especially China, including published and unpublished reports (1937-1950) from China by Chinese and western observers, translated copies of early speeches and works of Mao Tse-tung, notebooks from Jaffe's interviews with Mao, Chou En-lai, and others, at Yenan (1937), and photos taken in China during a trip (1937) by Jaffe and others. Persons represented by correspondence or writings include Koji Ariyoshi, Norman Bethune, Earl Browder, Chi Chʼao-ting, Hugh Deane, Ruth Fischer, Joseph Freeman, Mark Gayn, Manuel Gomez, Alfred Kohlberg, Owen Lattimore, E. Herbert Norman, Andrew Roth, Agnes Smedley, Edgar Snow, Joseph R. Starobin, Anna Louise Strong, and Eugen Varga.

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