Finding Aids Posted Online

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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Finding aids to the collections described below are now available through the Online Archive of California.

Raymond R. White collection, 1966–85
This collection of leaflets and other printed matter relates to the Stanford antiwar movement and the wider radical political and countercultural scene in the Palo Alto area in the late 1960s and early 1970s. White collected the materials from New Left groups when he was a member of the Stanford branch of the conservative Young Americans for Freedom, which actively opposed campus radicals during that period.

Richard Wirthlin papers, 1968–2005
The papers of this American pollster include polling data and reports, correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter relating to American public opinion on domestic political and foreign policy issues. The collection includes polls conducted for Ronald Reagan in conjunction with his campaigns for governor of California and president of the United States, as well as polling during his presidency.

Everett Somerville Brown papers, 1917–24
Brown worked for the United States Food Administration from 1917 to 1920. In addition to memoranda and news summaries prepared daily for Herbert Hoover, administrator of the agency, Brown's papers contain correspondence and printed matter relating to the US Food Administration, American politics and government, and Herbert Hoover.

Cuban Freedom Committee records, 1958–82
The records of this anticommunist organization based in Washington, DC, relate to communism, political conditions and civil rights in Cuba, Cuban influence on the rest of Latin America, Cubans in exile in the United States, and the activities of Free Cuba Radio, which broadcast from the United States to Cuba. Correspondence, radio broadcast transcripts, financial records, and sound recordings are included, along with some papers of Mariada C. Arensberg (later Bourgin), executive secretary of the organization.
Mouvement populaire de la revolution (Zaire) miscellaneous records, 1967–75
This collection relates to political conditions in Zaire and the administration of the government of Zaire. Created by Zaire's governing political party, led by Mobutu Sese Seko, the collection contains records from the party's national level as well from some provincial and local levels and the youth affiliate. The records consist of minutes of meetings, conference proceedings, reports, and memoranda.

Harry Roscoe Snyder papers, 1927–98
The correspondence, reports, printed matter, and photographs in this collection relate to the Arabian American Oil Company's personnel training in Saudi Arabia, American educational assistance in the Middle East, the promotion of Arab-American cultural ties, and the establishment of US military installations in Saudi Arabia during and immediately after World War II. Snyder, an American educator and air force officer, was the company's education and training coordinator and an educational consultant to the Saudi Arabian government.

Maria Wolters papers, 1874–1959
Wolters, an American relief worker in Japan, raised millions of dollars in the United States for Japanese victims of natural disasters. Her papers include writings, correspondence, and clippings and photographs related to famine and earthquake relief and welfare in Japan.

Zhongguo di zheng yan jiu suo interviews, 1977
These interviews of officials who participated in the Taiwan Land Reform Program, 1949–53, were conducted by members of the China Research Institute of Land Economics. Transcripts and sound recordings are included.

Alex Inkeles papers, 1941–2003
This collection relates to research on social change in the twentieth century and the promotion of international educational exchanges and intellectual cooperation, especially between the United States and China. Inkeles, an American sociologist, cowrote Becoming Modern: Individual Change in Six Developing Countries (Cambridge, Mass., 1974). Statistical data and research material for the book, correspondence, and printed matter are included.