Cui Tiankai, Chinese ambassador to the US, reviews Hoover's historical treasures. He was accompanied by Yuan Nansheng (right), C
A scan of the Huang Zhen Long March sketches (Nym Wales papers)

Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to the United States, visited the Hoover Institution and toured its modern China collections on Thursday, October 10, 2013. He was accompanied by Yuan Nansheng, Chinese consul-general in San Francisco; Zhang Ming and Ruan Ping, counselors of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC; and Liu Zhen and Dai Xin from the Chinese consulate general in San Francisco. Eric Wakin, associate director of the Hoover Institution and director of the Hoover Library and Archives, greeted Cui and his entourage on behalf of the Hoover Institution. Hsiao-ting Lin and Lisa Nguyen, cocurators of the East Asian Collection, showcased some of Hoover’s historical treasures to the ambassador, including the Chiang Kai-shek diaries; the personal papers of T.V. Soong, Joshua Powers, Nym Wales, and Oliver Todd; and other treasures from the archives’ pictorial and poster collections.

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