Utley, Freda, 1899-1978

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British-American author, lecturer, and journalist; director, American-China Policy Association.

From the description of Freda Utley papers, 1886-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870929

Biographical Note

  • 1898, Jan. 23: Born, London, England
  • 1923: B.A., London University
  • 1925: M.A., London University
  • 1926 - 1928 : Research fellow, London School of Economics
  • 1928: Joined British Communist Party. Marriage to Arcadi Berdichevsky
  • 1930: Took up residence in Soviet Union
  • 1931: Author, Lancashire and the Far East. Membership in British Communist Party lapsed
  • 1932 - 1936 : Senior scientific worker, Institute of World Economy and Politics, Academy of Sciences, Moscow
  • 1936: Arrest and disappearance of husband. Return to England. Author, Japan's Feet of Clay
  • 1938: War correspondent in China. Author, Japan's Gamble in China
  • 1939: Author, China at War. Took up residence in United States
  • 1940: Author, The Dream We Lost
  • 1941 - 1945 : Economic consultant, Starr, Park and Freeman Company, New York
  • 1945 - 1946 : War correspondent in China
  • 1947: Author, Last Chance in China
  • 1948: Author, Lost Illusion (revised version of The Dream We Lost)
  • 1949: Author, The High Cost of Vengeance
  • 1950: Naturalized as citizen of United States
  • 1950 - 1954 : Anti-communist witness, various Congressional hearings. Testified against Owen Lattimore
  • 1951: Author, The China Story
  • 1957: Author, Will the Middle East Go West?
  • 1970: Author, Odyssey of a Liberal
  • 1978, Jan. 21: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Freda Utley Papers, 1886-1978, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Leahy, William D. Letter, Washington, D.C., to Colonel [Pendleton] Hogan, Washington, D.C., 1947 December 1. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Louis Carlisle Walker papers, 1881-1963 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Ethel Fogg and William Brooks Clift memorial collection, 1769-1992 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Freda Utley Papers, 1886-1978 Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001. Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers, 1906-1997 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
creatorOf Utley, Freda, 1898-1978. Freda Utley papers, 1886-1978. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Whitcomb, John Merrall, 1907-,. Ethel Fogg and William Brooks Clift memorial collection, 1769-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Flynn, John T. (John Thomas), 1882-1964. Papers, 1928-1961. University of Oregon Libraries
referencedIn Leahy, William D. Letter, Washington, D.C., to Colonel [Pendleton] Hogan, Washington, D.C., 1947 December 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Walker, L. C. (Louis Carlisle), 1875-1963. Louis Carlisle Walker papers, 1881-1963. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Boris Souvarine papers, 1915-1984 (inclusive), 1940-1984 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Flynn, John T. (John Thomas), 1882-1964. person
associatedWith Leahy, William D. person
associatedWith Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001. person
correspondedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Souvarine, Boris. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Walker, L. C. (Louis Carlisle), 1875-1963. person
associatedWith Whitcomb, John Merrall, 1907-, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Japan
Soviet Union.
Germany.
United States
United States
China
Japan.
Germany
Middle East.
Russia (Federation)
Middle East
China.
Soviet Union
Subject
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, 1945-1946
Anti-communist movements--United States
Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Germany
Communism
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Anti-communist movements
Sino--Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945
World War, 1939-1945
Sino--Japanese War, 1937-1945
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Birth 1898-01-23

Death 1978-01-22

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