Papers, [ca. 1906]-1976.

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Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985. Papers, [ca. 1906]-1976.

Papers, [ca. 1906]-1976.

Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, manuscripts, notes, printed material, and photographs of Koo. The papers deal with all aspects of Koo's career as a diplomat and representative of the government of the Republic of China. Specifically included are papers from Koo's work on the Lytton Commission, 1932-1933; the League of Nations, 1931-1940; and from his ambassadorships to France, 1932-1941; England, 1941-1946; the United Nations, 1944-1946, and the United States, 1946-1956. The correspondence includes extensive files of telegrams (primarily carbon copies) to and from the Foreign Office of the Republic of China, in Chinese and English, on both domestic and international affairs. Also, notes taken during Koo's conversations with world leaders from 1931 to 1956. Among the major correspondents are Chiang Kai-shek, Mayling Soong Chiang (Mme. Chiang Kai-shek), Thomas E. Dewey, John Foster Dulles, Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., and George K.C. Yeh. The papers, primarily in English, Chinese, and French, document the course of affairs in the Republic of China, including the Sino-Japanese War and the takeover of the mainland by the People's Republic of China. They chronicle as well the course of world events from 1931 to 1956.

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Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993

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Epithet: US author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000063 ...

Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961

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Born in Tennessee in 1882, Rayburn moved to Fannin County, Texas, in 1887. In 1906, he left teaching for politics. He served as a Texas legislator from 1906 to 1912, when he was elected to the United States Congress. He was elected House majority leader, Democratic Party, in 1937, holding that position until 1940 when he was named speaker of the House. He continued in that office until his death in 1961, except for two periods of Republican control when he served as minority leader....

Warren, Earl, 1891-1974

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Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974 (bulk 1953-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982564 Biographical Note 1891, May 19 Born, Los Angeles, Calif. 1912 B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif. ...