Papers, 1900-1946.


Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959. Papers, 1900-1946.

Papers, 1900-1946.

Correspondence, journals, speeches, writings, reports, scrapbooks, and photographs documenting Forbes' work in the government of the Philippines, from 1904 to 1913, and as ambassador to Japan. Correspondence also pertains to politics and government in East Asia, for example the Earl of Halifax letters discussing British affairs in India in the late 1920s; and reflects the social activities of Forbes and his contemporaries. Many of the letters from Warwick Greene and James G. Harbord concern polo playing. Also correspondence with U.S. presidents, especially William Taft and Herbert Hoover, and Secretary of State Stanley Hornbeck; with other Philippine governors, Leonard Wood and Dwight Davis; and correspondence (in Spanish) with Emilio y Famy Aguinaldo. There are also 95 volumes of letterbooks of Forbes' outgoing correspondence, 1904-1946; and correspondence with the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

35 boxes, 122v., and 2 card file cabinets (37.5 linear ft.)



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