Kerr, George H., 1911-

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American historian; vice consul, Taipei, Formosa, 1945-1947.

From the description of George H. Kerr papers, 1943-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867210

Biographical Note

  • 1911 Nov. 7: Born
  • 1935 - 1937 : Student, Japan
  • 1937 - 1940 : English teacher, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1942 - 1943 : Analyst and consultant on Formosa, U.S. Department of War
  • 1944 - 1946 : Director, Formosa Research Unit, Naval School of Military Government and Administration, U.S. Navy, Columbia University, New York
  • 1946 - 1947 : Foreign service staff officer and vice consul, U.S. Department of State, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1947 - 1949 : Lecturer, University of Washington
  • 1949 - 1950 : Lecturer, Stanford University and University of California at Berkeley
  • 1950 - 1955? : Research Associate, Hoover Institution
  • 1952: Published The Ryukyu Islands: A Preliminary Checklist of Reference Materials Arranged Alphabetically (with Higa Shuncho and others)
  • 1953: Published Ryukyu Kingdom and Province Before 1945
  • 1958: Published Okinawa: The History of an Island People
  • 1959: Published Science Information Services in Japan, a Brief Survey
  • 1961: Published Bibliography of the Ryukyus
  • 1965: Published Formosa Betrayed
  • 1974: Published Formosa: Licensed Revolution and the Home Rule Movement, 1895-1945
  • 1986: Published The Taiwan Confrontation Crisis
  • 1992 Aug. 27: Died, Honolulu, Hawaii

From the guide to the George H. Kerr papers, 1943-1951, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf George H. Kerr papers, 1943-1951 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
creatorOf Kerr, George H., 1911-. Foreign garrisons in Japan : memorandum for the Chief, Japan-Manchuria Branch. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Stanford University, Stanford Center for Japanese Studies, records, 1936-1964 (bulk 1960-1964), 1960-1964 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Kerr, George H., 1911-. George H. Kerr papers, 1943-1951. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Stanford University. Stanford Center for Japanese Studies. Stanford Center for Japanese Studies records, 1936-1964 (inclusive), 1960-1964 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence, 1881-1981 (inclusive), 1940-1979 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn American Studies Seminars in Japan records, 1950-1981 (bulk 1950-1960), 1950-1960 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University. American Studies Seminars in Japan. Stanford University, American Studies Seminars in Japan, records, 1950-1981 (inclusive), 1950-1960 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. American Studies Seminars in Japan. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Stanford Center for Japanese Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Stanford Center for Japanese Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Consulate (Taipei, Taiwan) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Okinawa-ken (Japan)
Ryukyu Islands.
Okinawa-ken (Japan)
Ryukyu Islands
United States
Japan
Japan.
Taiwan.
United States
Taiwan
Foreign countries
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Military Bases
Occupation
Diplomats--United States
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Birth 1911-11-07

Death 1992-08-27

Americans

English

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