United States. Embassy (Chile)

Alternative names
Dates:
Active 1937
Active 1946
English, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Claude Gernade Bowers was the U.S. ambassador to Chile from 1939-1953. George Alonzo Stanford worked as an Assistant Cultural Attaché during Bowers' term as Ambassador, with Cultural Attachés Lawrence Kinnaird and Philip W. Thayer. Stanford fostered cultural exchange between the U.S. and Chile, monitoring and reporting on educational, literary, and artistic affairs in Chile. He also facilitated the exchange of publications between Chile and the U.S. and monitored a travel grants program for Chilean scholars studying or teaching in the U.S.

From the description of Records of the U.S. Embassy, Chile, Office of George Alonzo Stanford, 1937-1946. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 754850883

Claude Gernade Bowers served as the U.S. ambassador to Chile from 1939-1953. George Alonzo Stanford worked as an Assistant Cultural Attaché during Bowers' term as Ambassador, alongside Cultural Attachés Lawrence Kinnaird and Philip W. Thayer. As Assistant Cultural Attaché, Stanford fostered cultural exchange between the U.S. and Chile. Stanford's responsibilities included monitoring and reporting on educational, literary, and artistic affairs in Chile. He also facilitated the exchange of publications between Chile and the U.S and monitored a travel grants program for Chilean scholars studying or teaching in the U.S.

Works Referenced:

Bowers, Claude G. The United States in Latin America: A Historical Dictionary . New York: Greenwood Press, 1992.

Bowers, Claude G. Chile through Embassy Windows: 1939-1953 . New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958.

From the guide to the Records of the U. S. Embassy, Chile, Office of George Alonzo Stanford 2011-09. 754850883., 1937-1946, (Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin)

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Subjects:

  • Music--Chile
  • Chile--Foreign relations--United States
  • Education--Chile
  • Music
  • Chile--Literatures
  • Cultural relations
  • Education

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Chile (as recorded)