Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Douglas Pike Collection: Printed Material - Joint Publications Research Service Publication on China
Collection Number
209
Date(s)
Undated
Size
2.0 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D028.7C
Processed by
J. Saffell, Jan. 2002[Updated: Jul. 2004 by A. Stoll]

Scope and Content

The JPRS publication is a government publication that contains news and commentary from various foreign broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals and books. A majority of the publications are translations of selected parts of QIUSHI [Seeking Truth}, a semi-monthly theoretical journal published by the CPC Central Committee. There are individual reports in the collection, including such topics as: People's Liberation Army, People's Navy, Debate on Mao Zedong Though on Literature and Art, International, Political, Economic, Social, Military, Public Security, Regional, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Macao. There are approximately 1.5 linear foot of JPRS Reports on China in the collection. The Vietnam Archive has nearly a complete run from January 1990-December 1991. The Collection is organized chronologically on both the box and folder level. The documents are in good condition.

Biographical Note

Dr. Pike was born in 1925. He served as a journalist in the Army during World War II(in the Pacific Theater of Operations) and during the Korean Conflict. He earned degrees from the University of California-Berkeley and American University. He served as an FSO in Taiwan, Korea, Lebanon, and Vietnam. In 1982 he began teaching at the University of California (Berkeley) and in 1997 moved Texas Tech University. Dr. Pike housed and supported the Collection until 1982 when he moved it to Berkeley. It remained there until 1992 when Berkeley considered discontinuing its support for the Indo-China Studies Project. After being approached by Dr. Pike, Dr. James Reckner, Director of the Vietnam Center at Tech, and Dr. David Murrah, Assistant Director of Libraries for the Special Collections, worked together to bring the Collection to the Archive in 1994.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
January 4, 1990 - July 18, 1990
1
1
August 2, 1990 - November 30, 1990
2
December 7, 1990 - December 31,1990
2
1
January 8, 1991 - February 28, 1991
2
March 5, 1991 - March 29, 1991
3
April 9, 1991 - April 24, 1991
3
1
May 8, 1991 - May 31, 1991
2
June 12, 1991 - June 28, 1991
3
July 5, 1991 - July 29, 1991
4
August 1, 1991 - August 30, 1991
4
1
September 6, 1991 - September 30, 1991
2
October 11, 1991 - October 30 1991
3
November 4, 1991 - November 29, 1991
4
December 3, 1991 - December 31, 1991
5