25 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) East Asia.

  1. John Bassett Moore papers, 1866-1949

    100,000 items ; 298 containers ; 119.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator and jurist. Correspondence, letterbooks, autobiographical and biographical material, memoranda and notes, speeches, literary manuscripts, and printed matter principally concerning the subject of international law, which Moore taught, wrote about, and practiced.

  2. Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

    60,000 items ; 227 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize ; 86 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.

  3. 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...

  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. John Richardson Latimer papers, 1679-1906

    6,000 items ; 22 containers plus 15 oversize ; 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and business agent, trading in opium and other commodities while residing in Canton, China; native of Wilmington, Del. Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and similar business papers on the China trade and related dealings in India, England, Turkey, and elsewhere, chiefly 1824-1833, when Latimer resided in...

  6. Kirk Munroe papers, 1850-1940

    2,500 items ; 24 containers plus 2 oversize ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and adventurer. Correspondence, diaries, handwritten drafts and printed copies of writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, drawings, and other papers relating primarily to Munroe's literary career and travels, including on a survey teams for the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe...

  7. John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    50,000 items ; 171 containers plus 2 oversize ; 68.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

  8. Reginald Rowan Belknap papers, 1784-1929

    7,100 items ; 23 containers ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Family and personal correspondence, financial and legal material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Belknap’s naval career and his family.

  9. Cornelius Marius Schoonmaker papers, 1833-1931

    1,400 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, order book, printed matter, scrapbooks, and unpublished biography detailing Schoonmaker’s naval career. Of particular interest are Schoonmaker’s letters regarding China and the Far East, accounts of the battle of Mobile Bay, and details of his death in Samoa.

  10. Oscar Terry Crosby papers, 1878-1947

    1400 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States assistant secretary of the treasury, public utilities executive, explorer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Crosby's activities with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, his work at the Treasury Department, 1917-1918, interest in international finance, post-World War I German...