8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Diplomatic and consular service, American--China.

  1. Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    22,400 items ; 70 containers plus 5 oversize ; 21.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson’s diplomatic service in China, Australia, and the Far East.

  2. Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    600 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

  3. Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, 1810-1922

    550 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anson Burlingame, state legislator and United States representative from Massachusetts and minister to China. Edward L. Burlingame, editor. Correspondence and other papers of Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame, father and son, and of Anson’s wife, Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame.

  4. 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,...

  5. Eli T. Sheppard papers, 1872-1924

    300 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Sheppard's work as a United States consul in Tienstin, China, and as an adviser in international law to the Japanese foreign office.

  6. Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history interviews, 1959-1979

    19 items ; 8 containers ; 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Interviews pertaining to California state politics and government, the suffragists, and to the life and career of John S. Service, an American diplomat in China, and his wife, Caroline.

  7. Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    2,000 items ; 8 containers ; 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

  8. Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1981

    27,800 items ; 87 containers plus 2 oversize plus 1 classified; 34.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland,...