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Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959. Journals, 1904-1946.

Journals, 1904-1946.

Journals of W. Cameron Forbes, investment banker, governor general of the Philippines, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, and member of special foreign commissions for Haiti, Spain, and the Philippines. Forbes described cultural, historical, political, social, and economic matters in each of the countries and regions he worked in or visited: Brazil (1929), China (1930-1935), Haiti (1930), Central America (1933-1934), India (1913), Japan (1930-1932), the Philippines (1904-1921), and Spain (1938). Forbes also worked as a consultant for Stone and Webster, receivers of the Brazil Railroad; as a board member for Harvard University and the United Fruit Company; and as representative on China trade matters for J.M. Forbes and Co. (Cont) The journals also contain descriptions of polo-playing. Among the personal subjects are the Forbes family, Henry Allen, Charles Brent, Francis Harrison, Charles Lindbergh, Philippine Presidents Sergio Osmeña and Manuel Quezon, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Morgan Shuster, Ellery Sedgwick, and Dr. Richard Strong. Also, excerpts of correspondence with Calvin Coolidge, Warren Harding, Herbert Hoover, Rudyard Kipling, Henry Cabot Lodge, Robert Moton, Henry Stimson, William H. Taft, John Weeks, and Leonard Wood.

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