6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Asia--History.

  1. Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    1,800 items ; 14 containers plus 2 oversize ; 6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal,...

  2. Malcolm W. Browne papers, 1959-2013

    14,500 items ; 50 containers plus 1 oversize ; 20 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, assignment files, subject files, journals, drafts, articles, research material, speeches, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Browne's career as a foreign and science correspondent.

  3. Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946

    6,000 items ; 21 containers ; 10 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.

  4. Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001

    approximately 22,400 items ; 70 containers ; 38.5 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for...

  5. Richard Dudman papers, 1911-2014

    22,000 items ; 70 containers ; 22 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, executive, and journalist. Correspondence, notebooks, writings, and background material relating mainly to Dudman's career as a journalist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

  6. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson

    19 scrapbooks ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 3 ; Approximate number of items: 2500 -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection comprises of 19 scrapbooks consisting of newspaper clippings from various sources documenting the activities of George D. Thompson and writings by F.W. Chesson. The volumes also include handwritten notes by Thompson, pamphlets and handbills, letters to the editor, newspaper reports, essays and book reviews written by Chesson. The first six volumes, (volumes 1-6 of the scrapbooks)...