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Edgar Snow Manuscripts: Books

The following is divided into three subsections. The first is comprised of published book manuscripts, arranged chronologically. The second is comprised of an unpublished book manuscript, "China Since the Bomb", ca. 1965-67. The third is comprised of unidentified and undated manuscripts.

Published ManuscriptsTable of Contents

Red Star Over China (RSOC)

Folder 379. RSOC 1936-37 lists of considered photos
includes photo bill, captions and undated notes

Folder 380. RSOC 1964 revisions for Edition Stock’s French translation

Folder 381. RSOC 1966-68 revisions

[Addenda] Folder 381a. RSOC 1966-68 revisions, corrections, drafts

[Addenda] Folder 381b. RSOC 1966-68 revisions, corrections, drafts

[Addenda] Folder 381c. RSOC 1966-68 revisions, corrections, drafts

[Addenda] Folder 381d. RSOC 1966-68 revisions, corrections, drafts

[Addenda] Folder 381e. RSOC 1966-68 revisions, corrections, drafts

[Addenda] Folder 381f. RSOC 1966-68 revisions, corrections, drafts

Folder 382. RSOC 1966-68 proofs: title page; author’s preface; chronology: 125 years of Chinese revolution

Folder 383. RSOC 1966-68 proof with revisions

Folder 384. RSOC 1966-68 proof with revisions

Folder 385. RSOC 1966-68: draft, epilogue 1944; notes to the revised edition; and further interviews with Mao Tse-tung

Folder 386. RSOC 1966-68 draft: biographical notes

Folder 387. RSOC 1966-68 draft: biographical notes

Folder 388. RSOC 1966-68 draft: biographical notes

Folder 389. RSOC 1966-68 draft: biographical notes

Folder 390. RSOC 1966-68 draft: leadership in the Chinese Communist Party

Folder 391. RSOC 1966-68 draft: bibliography

Folder 392. RSOC 1966-68 draft: index

Folder 393. RSOC 1966-68 proof with corrections and revisions: title page - page 70

Folder 394. RSOC 1966-68 proof with corrections and revisions

Folder 395. RSOC 1966-68 proof with corrections and revisions

Folder 396. RSOC 1966-68 proof with corrections and revisions

Folder 397. RSOC 1966-68 proof with corrections and revisions

Folder 398. RSOC 1966-68 proof with corrections and revisions

Folder 399. RSOC 1968 galley

Folder 400. RSOC 1968 galley

Folder 401. RSOC 1968 galley

Folder 402. RSOC 1968 galley

Folder 403. RSOC 1968 galley

Folder 404. RSOC 1968 galley

Folder 405. RSOC 1968 galley

Folder 406. RSOC 1968 Gollancz printer’s copy, revised edition

Folder 407. RSOC 1968 Grove Press revised edition, Editor’s copy, Mary Heathcote markers found on pages: 7, 11, 15, 22, 30, 38, 72, 99, 101, 122, 124, 145, 159, 165, 174, 180-81, 246, 249, 263, 265, 298, 307, 315, 337, 358, 360, 366-67, 381, 384, 399, 421-23, 427, 430, 432-33, 436-37, 494, 531, 541

Folder 408. RSOC 1969 revisions and translations

Folder 409. RSOC 1971 draft, revised Penguin edition

Battle For Asia

British edition title: Scorched Earth

Folder 410. Battle For Asia 1940 draft: preface through part 3

Folder 411. Battle For Asia 1940 draft: parts 4-7

Folder 412. Battle For Asia 1940 draft: parts 8-9

Folder 413. Battle For Asia 1940 draft: part 10-index
includes Battle For Asia promotion pamphlet and printer copy of Battle For Asia, preface, p. 68

Pattern Of Soviet Power

Folder 414. Pattern Of Soviet Power 1945 draft: preface through p. 110

Folder 415. Pattern Of Soviet Power 1945 draft: pp. 111-234

Stalin Must Have Peace

Folder 416. Stalin Must Have Peace 1947 in note form

Random Notes On Red China

Folder 417. Random Notes On Red China 1957 draft: preface through Hsiao Ching-kuang

Folder 418. Random Notes On Red China 1957 draft: The Land Revolution through Mao Tse-tung

Folder 419. Random Notes On Red China 1957 draft: Lo Fu on Party Questions through appendix, includes advertisement

Journey To The Beginning

Folder 420. Journey To The Beginning 1958 draft: table of contents through p. 100

Folder 421. Journey To The Beginning 1958 draft: pp. 101-199

Folder 422. Journey To The Beginning 1958 draft: pp. 200-295

Folder 423. Journey To The Beginning 1958 draft: pp. 296-400

Folder 424. Journey To The Beginning 1958 draft: pp. 401-506

Folder 425. Journey To The Beginning 1958 draft: pp. 507-596
includes revision notes

Folder 426. "Return to the Beginning", Dec. 14, 1959 draft

Red China Today: The Other Side of The River

Previous titles: "Democracy In China and Life" and "Death In China".

Folder 427. Red China Today 1961, revised draft: table of contents through part 3, chapter 5

Folder 428. Red China Today 1961, revised draft: part 3, chapter 6 through part 3, chapter 19

Folder 429. Red China Today 1961, revised draft: part 4, chapter 1 through part 5, chapter 7

Folder 430. Red China Today 1961, revised draft: part 5, chapter 8 through notes

Folder 431. Red China Today 1961-62, revisions and notes

Folder 432. Red China Today 1961-62, revisions and notes

Folder 433. Red China Today 1962 setting copy: title page through chapter 17

Folder 434. Red China Today 1962 setting copy: chapters 18-36

Folder 435. Red China Today 1962 setting copy: chapter 37-54

Folder 436. Red China Today 1962 setting copy: chapter 55-69

Folder 437. Red China Today 1962 setting copy: chapter 70 through appendix

Folder 438. Red China Today May, June 1962 galley

Folder 439. Red China Today May, June 1962, galley

Folder 440. Red China Today May, June 1962, galley

Folder 441. Red China Today May, June 1962, galley

Folder 442. Red China Today May, June 1962, galley

Folder 443. Red China Today May, June 1962, galley

Folder 444. Red China Today Sept. 1962, galley

Folder 445. Red China Today Sept. 1962, galley

Folder 446. Red China Today Sept. 1962, galley

Folder 447. Red China Today Sept. 1962, galley

Folder 448. Red China Today Sept. 1962, galley

Folder 449. Red China Today 1962 uncorrected proof: chapters 1-39

Folder 450. Red China Today 1962 uncorrected proof: chapters 40-79

Folder 451. Red China Today 1962 uncorrected proof: chapters 80-86

Folder 452. Red China Today 1970’s "As China Greeted the 1970’s", revisions, and notes

The Long Revolution

Other proposed titles: "Into Re-opening China, In China Again--1970-71", "The Revolution Continued", "China, The Continuing Revolution"

Folder 453. The Long Revolution 1971 outline, revisions, and notes
includes research material

Folder 454. The Long Revolution 1971-72 proof: table of contents through part 4

Folder 455. The Long Revolution 1971-72 proof: part 5 through appendix

Folder 456. The Long Revolution 1971-72 proof: table of contents through part 4

Folder 457. The Long Revolution 1971-72 proof: part 5 through appendix

Folder 458. The Long Revolution 1972 setting copy: table of contents through part 2

Folder 459. The Long Revolution 1972 setting copy: part 3-4

Folder 460. The Long Revolution 1972 setting copy: part 5 through appendix

Folder 461. The Long Revolution 1972 uncorrected proof: table of contents through part 4

Folder 462. The Long Revolution 1972 uncorrected proof: part 5 through appendix

Unpublished Book ManuscriptsTable of Contents

"China Since The Bomb"

The contents of these folders were retained in the manner in which they were received. It is possible that some of the unidentified manuscripts listed later in this inventory relate to this section. Another proposed title for this work was "South of the Mountains, North of the Seas: Talks with Mao Tse-tung".

Folder 463. "China Since The Bomb", notes and outlines

Folder 464. "China Since The Bomb", draft, part 1: China in Our Future

Folder 465. "China Since The Bomb", draft, part 1: China and Our Future

Folder 466. "China Since The Bomb", draft, part 2

Folder 467. "China Since The Bomb", draft, part 2

Folder 468. "China Since The Bomb", draft, part 2

Folder 469. "China Since The Bomb", draft, part 2: Unique Interview; The Five Percent Against; On Superstition and Such;

Folder 470. "China Since the Bomb", draft part 2: Vietnam, The United States and China; The Third World; On Tibet; The United Have Nots

Folder 471. "China Since The Bomb", draft part 2: the Bomb; Mao on Mao;
includes research material

Folder 472. "China Since The Bomb", draft, part 2: Too Many Chinese; The Next Generation
includes research material

Folder 473. "China Since The Bomb", draft part 3: The Army, the Party, and the People; appendix; interview with Mao Tse-tung, Jan. 1965

Folder 474. "China Since The Bomb", draft part 3: The Army, the Party, and the People; appendix; interview with Mao Tse-tung, Jan. 1965 (cont.)

Unpublished Manuscripts

The majority of these manuscripts are in book chapter form. Their contents include various manuscripts, titled and untitled; they are undated and were retained in the order in which they were received.

Folder 475. "The Essence of the Cultural Revolution"; "Open Warfare"; "The Cults and the Culture"; "Alice in Nanniwan"

Folder 476. "Volume IV"; "The Thoughts of Mao Tse-tung"; "China and Japan"; "Science and Education"

Folder 477. "Part 2, Care and Control of the Population: Some Special Situations"; "Sex and Demography"; "Abortion with Acupuncture"; "What Is Acupuncture"; "Stressing Rural Areas First"; "Outside Command Wang"; "A General View from the Heavenly Peace Gate"; "Beginnings"
includes research materials

Folder 478. "Sian and After"; "Why was a Chinese Red?"; "Secrets of Red Strength"; "Mao Tse-tung"; "Mao Tse-tung--and the Cost of Living"; "Encounter at Tien An Mien"
includes research materials

Folder 479. "Is Mao Expecting War--or Waging Peace"; "Mao’s Final Revolution" or "Maoism without Mao"; "China and Our Future"; "China--War and Peace"

Folder 480. Manuscripts continued from previous folder

Folder 481. Untitled, unidentified manuscripts

The following three folders also contain insert galleys, revisions to previously written work, notes, proposed chapter titles and manuscripts.

Folder 482. Untitled, unidentified manuscripts

Folder 483. Untitled, unidentified manuscripts

Folder 484. Manuscript fragments, quotations

Book Related CorrespondenceTable of Contents

Correspondence related to this subject will also appear in the general correspondence section.

Folder 485. Correspondence 1930’s-40’s

Folder 486. Correspondence 1957-59
includes Owen Lattimore and material about Asiacticus

Folder 487. Correspondence Jan., July, Sept., Oct. 1960, 1962

Folder 488. Correspondence Nov. - Dec. 1962

Folder 489. Correspondence 1963

Folder 490. Correspondence 1964-6

Folder 491. Correspondence 1967-68, Jan.-Feb. 1969

Folder 492. Correspondence Mar.-Dec. 1969

Folder 493. Correspondence 1970-71

Folder 494. Correspondence 1972-76 and undated

Folder 495. Book contracts 1933, 1942, 1945, 1950, 1960-61, 1965, 1968

Folder 496. Random House 1961, 1966, 1969, 1970-71

Folder 497. Edmund Clubb 1961-62

Folder 498. Victor Gollancz 1961, 1964-68, 1971

Folder 499. Penguin Books 1970-72

Folder 500. Random House 1972-74, 1977

Book ReviewsTable of Contents

Folder 501. The Far Eastern Front 1933-34

Folder 502. Living China 1936

Folder 503. Red Star Over China 1937

Folder 504. Red Star Over China 1938
includes reviews on revised editions, 1958, 1968-69, 1971-74

Folder 505. Battle For Asia 1941

Folder 506. Battle For Asia 1941

Folder 507. People On Our Side 1944

Folder 508. Pattern of Soviet Power 1945

Folder 509. Stalin Must Have Peace 1947

Folder 510. Journey To The Beginning 1958-59
includes correspondence

Folder 511. Journey To The Beginning, German reviews, 1977-78

Folder 512. The Other Side Of The River 1962
includes correspondence

Folder 513. The Other Side Of The River 1963
includes correspondence

Folder 514. The Other Side Of The River 1964, 1966, 1968-69, 1971-72, undated

Folder 515. The Long Revolution 1971-74

Folder 516. The Long Revolution, French reviews, 1972-73 and German reviews, Jan.-June 1973

Folder 517. The Long Revolution, German reviews, July-Sept. 1973

Folder 518. The Long Revolution, German reviews, Oct.-Dec. 1973, 1974-76

"One Fourth of Humanity" (documentary film)Table of Contents

The following material includes correspondence from 1963 to 1973, film reviews, film publicity, invoices, insurance policies, film scripts, and related production material. The bulk of correspondence is between Edgar Snow and the following: Contemporary Film, Charles Cooper, director, the original film distributor; Richard Sidwell Limited, editor; Four Star Entertainment, Manny Rainer, president; Denis Mitchell Film Ltd., Norman Swallow, technical advisor; Rogosin Film, Lionel Rogosin, and Impact Film c/o Rogosin Film, Stan Gottlieb. Also both theatrical, non-commercial, and regional television distributors in the United States; Bernard Vorhaus, producer; Prof. S. J. Noumoff, Canadian distributor; Richard Price Television Association, Richard Price, European distributor; Robert P. Mills, literary agent, and Branson O’Casey, agent.

The contents of the folders containing the film script and related production materials were retained in the manner in which they were received. The audio and video components of the production, including several versions of the final production, are listed later in this inventory.

Folder 519. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence 1963-65

Folder 520. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence Jan. 1-May 31, 1966

Folder 521. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence June 1-Dec. 27, 1966

Folder 522. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence 1967

Folder 523. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence Jan. 3-Aug. 31, 1968

Folder 524. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence Sept. 1-Oct. 30, 1968

Folder 525. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence Nov. 1-Dec. 27, 1968

Folder 526. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence Jan. 3-May 30, 1969

Folder 527. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence June 4-Dec. 31, 1969

Folder 528. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence 1970-73

Folder 529. "One Fourth of Humanity" correspondence undated

Folder 530. Film publicity

Folder 531. Film reviews

Folder 532. Insurance policies and film accounts

Folder 533. Invoices 1961-68

Folder 534. Script, complete

Folder 535. Script

Folder 536. Script
includes film inventory and a listing of shots, cuts, and inserts

Folder 537. Script and notes

Folder 538. Script and notes

Folder 539. Film inventory, film sequence, and fragments of the sound script

Folder 540. Film inventory, shot list, and narration draft

Folder 541. Film inventory, fragments of the sound script, and film shots, cuts, and inserts

Folder 542. Captions for moving pictures of "Red China"

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