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    Arthur Sweetser papers, 1913-1961

    Public official and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy.

    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Date: 1913
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    Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson’s diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Nelson T. (nelson Trusler) - Johnson, Nelson T.
    • Date: 1916
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    Morton L. Deyo papers, 1911-1981

    Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings documenting Deyo's career in the Navy, particularly as a naval task force commander during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.

    • Contributor: Deyo, Morton L. (morton Lyndholm) - Deyo, Morton L.
    • Date: 1911
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    Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.

    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
    • Date: 1908
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    John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966

    Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World ...

    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (john William) - Colbert, John W.
    • Date: 1895
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    John Osborne papers, circa 1900-1983

    Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic.

    • Contributor: Osborne, John
    • Date: 1900
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    Edward John Dorn papers, 1868-1936

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, orders to duty, speeches, notes, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Dorn's naval cruises to Brazil, South Africa, Samoan Islands, Guam, and Japan, and to his experiences as governor of American Samoa and Guam, especially in regard to missionaries, schools, water supply, and immigrants.

    • Contributor: Dorn, Edward John
    • Date: 1868
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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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    Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997

    Orientalist, author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, journals, writings, reviews, speeches, research notes, interviews, reports, transcripts of hearings, and other papers pertaining to Lattimore's studies in Chinese and Mongolian history and linguistics, his appointment as a political advisor to Chiang Kai-shek, and his service as director of Pacific Operations in the United States Office of War Information Overseas Operations Branch, and as a member of ...

    • Contributor: Lattimore, Owen
    • Date: 1907
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927

    Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.

    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
    • Date: 1876
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    Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975

    Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.

    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Date: 1894
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    Frederick Joseph Horne papers, 1893-1967

    U.S. Navy officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches and writings, aviator's logbooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Horne's naval career during World War I and World War II.

    • Contributor: Horne, Frederick Joseph
    • Date: 1893
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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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    Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Date: 1925
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    Roland S. Morris papers, 1910-1943

    Lawyer, diplomat, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Morris's service as U.S. ambassador to Japan and to his special missions to Siberia.

    • Contributor: Morris, Roland S. (roland Sletor) - Morris, Roland S.
    • Date: 1910
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    E.H. Vestine papers, 1932-1968

    Physicist. Correspondence, reports, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material focusing on Vestine’s career as a physicist and his work on geomagnetics, seismology, and cosmic rays.

    • Contributor: Vestine, E. H. (ernest Harry) - Vestine, E. H.
    • Date: 1932
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    Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927

    German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.

    • Contributor: Siebold, Philipp Franz Von
    • Date: 1609
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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
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    Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers, 1916-1958

    United States secretary of labor, United States senator from Washington, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings, and scrapbooks relating primarily to Schwellenbach's career in the Senate and with the Department of Labor.

    • Contributor: Schwellenbach, Lewis (lewis Baxter) - Schwellenbach, Lewis
    • Date: 1916
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    Yudin collection of Russian-American Company records, 1783-1946

    Official letters, work reports, tariff and cargo registers, ships’ journals, accounts of exploratory expeditions, and other papers relating to the exploration and colonization of Alaska and Siberia by the Russian-American Company (Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai︠a︡ kompanii︠a︡).

    • Contributor: I︠u︡din, G. V. (gennadiĭ Vasilʹevich) - I︠u︡din, G. V.
    • Date: 1783
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    Horace Capron papers, 1834-1961

    United States army officer and commissioner of agriculture. Correspondence, journals, biographical material, financial records, orders for agricultural equipment and supplies, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Capron's role as agricultural adviser to the Japanese government in the agricultural development of Hokkaido.

    • Contributor: Capron, Horace
    • Date: 1834
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    Charles Evans Hughes papers, 1836-1950

    Governor of New York, secretary of state, and chief justice of the United States. Family papers, correspondence, speeches and biographical writings, subject files, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed and miscellaneous matter relating principally to Hughes's political and judicial career and his service on various international bodies and commissions.

    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans
    • Date: 1836
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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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    Harold Raymond Wayne Benjamin papers, 1908-1972

    Educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating mainly to Benjamin’s career in the field of education.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, Harold Raymond Wayne
    • Date: 1908
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    Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966

    Naval officer and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, naval orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.

    • Contributor: Hobson, Richmond Pearson
    • Date: 1889