Hugh Gordon Deane Jr. (1916-2001) Papers (0751kc)
Hugh Deane began his association with China in 1936 when he was a Harvard exchange student at Lingnan University. After graduating, he returned to China for several years and wrote articles for the Christian Science Monitor and the Springfield (MA) Union and Republican. During World War II, Deane worked for the Coordinator of Information (later the Office of War Information), and then as a naval intelligence officer on MacArthur's staff in the South Pacific. From 1946 to 1950, he was a Tokyo-based correspondent, writing for a variety of publications on topics concerning eastern Asia, especially the origins of the Korean War. Blacklisted during the McCarthy era, Deane operated Laundromats for a short time. In 1960, Deane began an editorial job for the paper Hotel Voice, working as chief editor most of the time until his retirement in 1986. Deane was a founder of the US-China Peoples Friendship Association, and continued to write articles and books until his death on June 25, 2001.
The collection includes correspondence, research notes, publications, conference transcripts, an FBI file on Indusco, manuscripts (published and unpublished), clippings, and a military map drawn by Zhou Enlai. ca. 1936-1998.
3 cubic feet.
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