10 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, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts his travels among aborigines in Taiwan.

  2. Joseph E. Schwartzberg collection of materials related to a Historical atlas of South Asia

    21 boxes, including one oversize; 17.5 linear feet. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Joseph E. Scwartzberg Collection of Materials Related to A Historical Atlas of Souith Asia contains the production files used in the compilation, production, and printing of the atlas. Included are correspondence, drafts of atlas texts and plates, illustrations, administrative files, and an atlas production file of photographs, proofs, and materials used in printing and correcting the atlas plates.

  3. 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.

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  4. Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1935-1939

    3,500 items. 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to conditions in East Asia before and during the renewal of hostilities between China and Japan in the late 1930s.

  5. Eugene Schuyler papers, 1624-2015

    1,700 items. 10 containers plus 8 oversize. 4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, author, scholar, and translator. Correspondence, writings, reports, photographs, genealogical material, royalty statements, a passport, a certificate, a map, periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other printed matter documenting Schuyler's diplomatic activities in Russia, Turkey, Greece, and Italy and his literary and writing career.

  6. 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 Picken's musical compositions, transcriptions of traditional East Asian music, and some photographs.

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  7. William Farquhar correspondence and other Malay letters, 1812-1832

    46 items. 16 containers. 8.3 linear feet. -- Asian Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters, mainly from Malay kings and notables to William Farquhar, primarily during his years as British Resident of Singapore and from 1819 to 1823. Reflects Farquhar's role in the founding of modern Singapore and his relationships with Malay rulers instrumental to the success of the East India Company's enterprise in Singapore.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson

    19 scrapbooks. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 3. Approximate number of items: 2500 . -- Rare Book and 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) were compiled between 1835-1846 by George Donisthorpe Thompson (1804-1878), British abolitionist, lecturer and antislavery activist. Thompson founded the Edinburgh Society for the Abolition of Slavery Throughout the World in 1833. He worked with William Lloyd Garrison, John Greenleaf Whittier and other members of the American Anti-Slavery Society and was instrumental in establishing early abolitionist societies in both the United Kingdom and the United States. In 1847, Thompson was elected as a Member of Parliament where he served until 1852. The collection also comprises of 13 volumes (volumes 7-19 of the scrapbooks) compiled between 1854-1886 by Frederick William Chesson (1833 or 1834-1888), English journalist, influential anti-slavery proponent and secretary of the London Aborigines’ Protection Society. In 1855, Chesson married Amelia Thompson, the daughter of George Thompson. Together in 1859, F.W. Chesson and George Thompson founded the London Emancipation Society. Call number: E449.S43