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    Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905 Merchant and diplomat. Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts' s book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat . . . During the Years 1832-34, diplomatic documents, legal and financial papers, and miscellaneous material chiefly documenting his service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties with Siam, Muscat, and Cochin China.
    • Contributor: Roberts, Edmund
    • Date: 1803
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    Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987 Secretary of United States Senate and foreign affairs consultant. Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist, foreign affairs advisor, and secretary of the United States Senate.
    • Contributor: Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph) - Valeo, Francis R.
    • Date: 1916
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    Clara A. Whitney papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly diaries (1873-1884; 18 volumes) kept by Whitney reflecting her life in Japan with her parents, American educators Anna L. Whitney and William C. Whitney. Subjects include Japanese social life and customs, the role of Japanese women, political atmosphere of Meiji Japan, Japanese efforts at westernization, and the Whitneys' travels through Europe and Asia. Also includes correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers. ...
    • Contributor: Whitney, Clara A. - Whitney, Anna L. (Anna Lavinia)
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    Moral Re-armament records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, subject files, financial records, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of the Moral Re-Armament organization (MRA). Papers of Moral Re-Armament founder Frank Buchman include material relating to his association with the YMCA and the Oxford Group (the forerunner of MRA); his ...
    • Contributor: Moral Re-Armament (Organization) - Buchman, Frank - Harriman, Jarvis - Purdy, Ray Foote - Twitchell, Kenaston
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    Francis R. Valeo papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist with the Library of Congress Legislative Reference Service, foreign affairs advisor to Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, and secretary of the U.S. Senate; and Valeo's postretirement activities as a consultant in Chinese and Asian affairs. Includes material on political, economic, and ...
    • Contributor: Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph)
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    Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893 Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts ...
    • Contributor: Le Gendre, Charles William
    • Date: 1866
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    Edmund Roberts papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts's book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat; in the U.S. Sloop-of-war Peacock, David Geisinger, Commander, During the Years 1832-3-4 (1837), diplomatic documents (1832-1836), legal and financial records, and miscellaneous items consisting chiefly of maps, drawings, and printed matter. Documents Roberts's service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties ...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Edmund - Roberts, Edmund, in the U.S. Sloop-Of-War Peacock ... During the Years 1832-3-4
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    Moral Re-armament records, 1812-1991 Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the organization's founder, Frank Nathan Daniel Buchman, and members Ray Foote Purdy and Kenaston Twitchell.
    • Contributor: Moral Re-Armament (Organization)
    • Date: 1812
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    Charles William Le Gendre papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's diplomatic career in the American foreign service and in the Japanese and Korean governments. Documents his service as American consul at Amoy (Xiamen Shi), China (1866-1872); advisor in the Japanese foreign service and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan (1872-1875); and advisor in the Korean government ...
    • Contributor: Le Gendre, Charles William
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    Laurence Picken papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. The project materials include essay notes and drafts, translations, concert programs, miscellaneous research materials, instrument collection files, and a handful of personal files. Picken's articles and research materials for Musica Asiatica, the journal he ...
    • Contributor: Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland
    • Date: 1900
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    William A.H. Allen papers, 1863-1884 Naval officer and engineer. Journals with photographs, sketches, and illustrations describing Allen's activities while serving in the United States Navy during the Civil War, subsequently on ships in the Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and at stations on the east and west coasts of the United States and Europe.
    • Contributor: Allen, William A. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    William A.H. Allen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Journals describing Allen's activities while serving on the USS Cayuga (Screw steamer) assigned to blockade duty on the Gulf Coast during the Civil War. Later entries concern his service on ships in the Indian, Mediterranean, and Pacific Oceans; at stations in Europe and the United States; and aboard the the USS Lancaster (Sloop of war) on an around-the-world tour, 1881-1884. Includes descriptions of China, ...
    • Contributor: Allen, William A. H.
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    Robert Kleiman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; memoranda; interrogations of prisoners of war; reports; propaganda material including leaflets, newspapers, printed matter, and ephemera; newsletters; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating chiefly to Kleiman's service with the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) during World War II and pertaining to psychological warfare and the use of propaganda in East Asia. Documents his activities in the China-Burma-India Theater, U.S. Army, and in ...
    • Contributor: Kleiman, Robert - Fisher, Francis McCracken
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    Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001 Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for Picken's musical compositions, transcriptions of traditional East Asian music, and ...
    • Contributor: Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland - Fukushima, Kazuo
    • Date: 1900
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    Clara A. Whitney papers, 1872-1975 Diaries reflecting Whitney's life in Japan with her parents, American educators William C. Whitney and Anna L. Whitney, detailing Japanese social life and customs and the Whitney’s travels through Europe and Asia. Includes writings and other material relating to her family and to the household of her father-in-law, Japanese naval officer Katsu Kaishū.
    • Contributor: Whitney, Clara A.
    • Date: 1872
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Sankō tsuzuri : Shōwa 15-nen ikō.
    参考綴 : 昭和十五年以降. Catalog Record Only
    Mss. (handwritten). Cover title (handwritten). Many documents prepared by or addressed to: Chōsengun Keiribu; some from Rikugun Kōkū Honbu. Includes some carbon copies. WDC (Washington Document Center).
    • Date: 1940
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    Louis Ashfield Kimberly papers, Catalog Record Only Writings, printed matter, charts, and sketches by Kimberly relating to his service in the U.S. Navy. Includes charts relating to the Samoan hurricane in 1889, articles by Kimberly titled Our Navy, Reminiscence of [an] African Cruise, and Reminisence [sic] of My First Cruise to Japan, and an untitled article on Kimberly's first cruise as a midshipman.
    • Contributor: Kimberly, Louis Ashfield
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    William W. Wood and Thomas Newton Wood papers, Catalog Record Only Papers of William W. Wood consist of correspondence, including three letters from F.H. Elmore; indenture of Wood's apprenticeship to West Point Foundry Association; and printed matter. Papers of his son Thomas Newton Wood consist of correspondence with Anderson C. Quisenberry and Edwin Longnecker; diary kept as a student at the U.S. Naval Academy; notebook (1873) describing the East Indies, Morocco, and Japan; unpublished article ...
    • Contributor: Wood, William W. - Wood, Thomas Newton