University Archives

Edgar Parks Snow (1905-1972) Papers

The Edgar Snow Papers are divided into seven sections which reflect Edgar Snow's contribution to American journalism and Sino-American relations. In general, the papers are straightforward in their contents and are arranged to follow the course of Snow's life work: personal and business correspondence; diaries and notebooks; notes related to manuscripts and interviews; various drafts and revisions of both article and book manuscripts; clippings of published articles and book reviews; research materials; photographs; audio tape and film material, the majority of which were compiled for his documentary, One Fourth of Humanity. The sections concerning book-related correspondence, book reviews, articles about Edgar Snow, and his research materials, also contain items written by others after Snow's death. 1928 - 1982

718 folders, 4 scrapbooks, audio tapes, motion picture film, and photographs (173 folders)

A detailed inventory of the Papers is available.  PDF or HTML).

The University Archives also holds other collections of special interest related to Edgar Snow, including the papers of his sister, Mildred Mackey, his brother, Howard Snow, and his nephew, John Snow.


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Updated: Thursday, July 08, 2010