Maung Maung Gyi Papers,1953-1986

Collection Number: 4421

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Maung Maung Gyi papers, 1953-1986.
Collection Number:
4421
Creator:
Maung Maung Gyi.
Quantity:
1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Notes, clippings, manuscripts, periodicals, speeches, and articles.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Files relating to the Burmese historical, cultural, political, and economic situation. There are drafts of typescript articles and handwritten notes, several Burmese newspapers, clippings, manuscripts, journals and periodicals. The journal Forward contains General Ne Win's speeches and articles about modernization projects, politics, foreign relations, the economy, agriculture, and medical care. The Burma Association Newsletters and The Burma Bulletin, published in the United States, deal with issues of interest to the Burmese people in regard to their homeland, such as the account of the December 11, 1974 massacre of students, monks, and other citizens over former United Nations Secretary-General U Thant's burial site; human rights, political issues, folk tales, and other timely articles are also included.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Maung Maung Gyi is a professor at Bates College.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Files relating to the Burmese historical, cultural, political, and economic situation. There are drafts of typescript articles and handwritten notes, several Burmese newspapers, clippings, manuscripts, journals and periodicals. The journal Forward contains General Ne Win's speeches and articles about modernization projects, politics, foreign relations, the economy, agriculture, and medical care. The Burma Association Newsletters and The Burma Bulletin, published in the United States, deal with issues of interest to the Burmese people in regard to their homeland, such as the account of the December 11, 1974 massacre of students, monks, and other citizens over former United Nations Secretary-General U Thant's burial site; human rights, political issues, folk tales, and other timely articles are also included.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Maung Maung Gyi.
Ne Van, U, 1911-

Places:
Burma--Politics and government--1948-


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Maung Maung Gyi papers, #4421. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
The University of Chicago Roundtable. "Meanings of Democracy."
Sept. 27, 1953
Box 1 Folder 2
"Perspective of Burma." An Atlantic Monthly supplement.
1958
Box 1 Folder 3
Handbook of Burma published during World War II
1962-1965
Box 1 Folder 4
Asian Survey, Vol. 4, Nos. 3, 6.
Mar. 1964, June 1966
Box 1 Folder 5
Forward Periodicals.
1965-1974
Box 1 Folder 6
Newspaper clippings.
1969-1974
Box 1 Folder 7
One paper: "Entourage and Circle in Burma," by L.M. Hanks ( The Bennington Review).
ca. 1966
Box 1 Folder 8
One brochure: Address by General Ne Win, Chairman of the Burma Socialist Party at the opening session of the Fourth Party Seminar.
Nov. 1969
Box 1 Folder 9
Three booklets: Asia Research Bulletin, 1972, Columbia Books on Asian Studies, 1976, and Social and Economic Studies, Dec. 1965
Box 1 Folder 10
Typescript and manuscript notes for various articles.
1966-1973
Box 1 Folder 11
Notes for the translation of Kinwan Mingyi's diaries.
1970
Box 1 Folder 12
Yale University Library, Southeast Asia Collection. Burmese Accessions List.
1970
Box 1 Folder 13
Notes on the history of Burma
1971
Box 1 Folder 14
Typescript draft and manuscript notes for an article entitled, "Constitution-making, Burmese Socialist Style."
1973
Box 1 Folder 15
Typescript draft and manuscript notes for an articles entitled, "The Burmese Military Junta's Quest for Legitimacy."
ca. 1973
Box 1 Folder 16
The Burma Association Newsletters.
1974-1976
Box 1 Folder 17
Periodicals printed in the Burmese language.
1971-ca. 1974
Box 1 Folder 18
Accounts of the massacre in Rangoon on December 11, 1974 of university students and other citizens by the military government under the leadership of General Ne Win.
1974
Box 1 Folder 19
Burma Studies Group News.
Nov. 1975
Box 1 Folder 20
Typescript draft and manuscript notes for a paper entitled, "Nation Building, Politics and Power: A Case Study of Burma."
ca. 1976
Box 1 Folder 21
A preface and introduction for a book--no title given. Typescript copy.
ca. 1975
Box 1 Folder 22
The Burma Bulletin.
Jan. 1975-Apr. 1978
Box 1 Folder 23
One article: "Is There a Burmese Nation?"
ca. 1975
Box 1 Folder 24
One photocopied Burmese manuscript
Box 1 Folder 25
Burmese newspapers.
1969-1972
Box 1 Folder 26
"Burma: A Selective Guide to Scholarly Resources."
1986
Box 1 Folder 27
Typescript notes for Politics, Power and Political Culture.
ca. 1965
Box 1 Folder 28
Handwritten notes and typescript manuscript for article, "Why Ne Win?"
ca. 1972
Box 1 Folder 29
Various short articles re: culture, history, government and people of Burma.
Box 1 Folder 30
One plastic box containing 3"x5" cards with manuscript notes.
1963-1975