Joshua B. Powers Collection, 1876-1969


Joshua B. Powers Collection, 1876-1969

Materials relating to Homer Lea, military adviser to Sun Yat-sen and author of The Valor of Ignorance, and to the revolutionary movement in China, ca. 1900-1920 including Correspondence, telegrams, biographies, articles, pamphlets, clippings, writings, photographs, maps, scrapbooks, and memorabilia, as well as writings and correspondence of Homer Lea, Ethel Lea, and J. B. Powers.

6 ms. boxes, 6 envelopes, 1 oversize box,; (3.2 linear feet)



SNAC Resource ID: 6663358

Hoover Institution Archives

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Lea, Ethel. (person)

Sun, Yat-sen, 1866-1925 (person)

Sun Yat-sen (/ˈsʊn ˈjɑːtˈsɛn/; 12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese physician, writer, philosopher, calligrapher and revolutionary, the first president and founding father of the Republic of China. As the foremost pioneer and first leader of a Republican China, Sun is referred to as the "Father of the Nation" in the Republic of China (ROC) and the "forerunner of democratic revolution" in People's Republic of China (PRC). Sun played an instrumental role in the overthrow of the Qing dyn...

Powers, Joshua B. (Joshua Bryant), 1963- (person)

Biographical Note Joshua B. Powers, 1892- 1892, August 25 born, Owensboro, Kentucky 1911 1913 student, University of Texas 1926 1...

Lea, Homer, 1876-1912 (person)

American soldier and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typewritten letters signed (4) : London, Nanking, etc., to F.A. Duneka, [1909 Jun.]-1912 Jan. and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598496 American soldier and writer. From the description of Homer Lea letters, 1900-1901, to Justin H. Stewart. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123401662 Biographical/Historical Note ...