The David J. Steinberg Philippines collection, 1899-1995.

About Collection

David Joel Steinberg a former professor in the Department of History at the University of Michigan and president of Long Island University,  is a prominent scholar in the field of Southeast Asian history, specializing in the Philippines.



Collection contains 8 linear feet of research materials, both original documents and photocopies, which pertain to Steinberg's career in the study of Southeast Asia and the Philippines. They are divided into eight series: Correspondence, which contains letters to and from Benigno Aquino, Douglas MacArthur, Manuel Roxas, and Jaime Cardinal Sin, to name a few.

Government Documents, including United States Biographical Reports, compiled in 1944-45 by the Office Strategic Services investigation Japanese "collaborators"; Printed Material; Research Material; Typescripts, containing copies of papers given by Steinberg's colleagues; Photographs, with several images taken during the Japanese surrender to Allied forces in 1945; and Miscellaneous and Ephemera series.

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