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Digital Files, 1928-1960 (continued)
DF Chapter 1: Maine (Lake Musquash), Sweden, Norway, Rome, Budapest, Japan, 1928-1934
DF Chapter 2: Hungary and Sweden, 1928-1932
DF Chapter 3: Stockholm, Tokyo, trip to China, Honolulu, 1933-1936
DF Chapter 4: Japan, ocean travel and global tourist footage, newsreel of zeppelin world trip, 1936-1937
DF Chapter 5: Iraq, 1948-1952
DF Chapter 6: New England, New York City, diplomatic activities of Marshall Green, 1928, 1950, 1960
DF Chapter 7: Japan, sinking of the USS Panay, Marshall Green, Iraq, Gerrish Island, D.C., 1937-1960?
BOX 1 Partial list of film contents made by Lispenard Crocker Green ("Lisa"), undated
BOX 1-7 Family Correspondence, 1900-1967
Family Correspondence is the largest series and is primarily composed of letters written by Edward and Lispenard to their parents and to each other while serving abroad at various embassies and legations. The correspondence is organized by the name of the family member who wrote the letter. Edward's correspondence begins with letters from his college days at Princeton and during his service in U.S. Navy in Europe during World War I. In addition to letters about his various foreign service posts, he also writes frequently about family vacations in rural Maine. Lispenard's letters begin with her youthful European travels followed by her courtship and marriage to Edward Crocker.
Material types include correspondence with some photographs as attachments.
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and chronologically therein.
BOX 1 Crocker, Edward S., II
BOX 1 1900-1931
(12 folders)
BOX 2 1932-1941
(9 folders)
BOX 2 Crocker, Lispenard Seabury
BOX 2 1921-Sept. 1923
(7 folders)
BOX 3 Oct. 1923-May 1925
(12 folders)
BOX 4 June 1925-Dec. 1926
(10 folders)
BOX 5 1927-1934
(13 folders)
BOX 6 1935-1938
(6 folders)
BOX 6 Crocker, Marion, 1924-1929, undated
BOX 6 Green, Lispenard ("Lisa") Crocker, 1931-1938
(3 folders)
BOX 6 Green, Marshall, 1946-1950, 1967
BOX 6 Miscellaneous, 1909, 1923-1929, 1937-1938
(2 folders)
BOX 6 Seabury, Katharine Emerson Hovey
BOX 6 1921-1928
(3 folders)
BOX 7 1929-1938
(3 folders)
BOX 7 Seabury, William Marston, 1935-1938
BOX 7 General Correspondence, 1923-2003
General Correspondence contains both professional and non-family personal correspondence. The State Department folders include both official letters and letters from colleagues at various embassy and consulate postings and is often personal in nature. This series also has a folder of letters from the writer Julian Street, a friend of Edward Crocker.
Arranged alphabetically into sets of personal, State Department, and Julian Street correspondence, and chronologically therein.
BOX 7 Personal, 1928-1937, 1952, 1980, 2003, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 7 State Department, 1923-1933
(3 folders)
BOX 7 Street, Julian, 1928-1935
BOX 7-8 Miscellany, 1895-1985
The Miscellany series draws together biographical material, printed matter, and writings. Of note is the self-published book produced by Lispenard ("Lisa") Green in 1985. Transcripts of many of the letters in these papers as well as additional biographical information can be found in her book. The news clippings file pertains to both the Crocker and Seabury families.
Material types include biographical material, writings, printed matter, news clippings, correspondence, and photographs.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material or subject matter.
BOX 7 Biographical material and vital records, 1895, 1902, 1913-1923, 1934, 1941, undated
BOX 7 A Foreign Service Marriage, self-published book by Lispenard Green, 1985
BOX 8 Keller, Helen, correspondence and photograph, 1938-1942
BOX 8 News clippings concerning Crocker and Seabury families, 1924-1941, 1951, undated
BOX 8 Printed matter
BOX 8 Japan, circa 1937-1946, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 8 Miscellaneous, 1923, 1939-1953, 1985, undated
BOX 8 Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1938
BOX 8 Robinson, Douglas, "Mussolini," 1926
BOX 8 Sweden, 1929-1942, 1952-1953, undated
BOX 8 Writings by Lispenard Seabury Crocker, 1917, 1936-1942
BOX 8-11 Photographs, 1892-1954
The Photographs series has folders of loose photographs organized by place or person and original photograph albums. Most of the photographs and albums are annotated.
Arranged alphabetically by name of person or name of location; albums are unarranged.
BOX 8 California, 1924, 1934
BOX 8 Crocker, Edward S., II, 1897, 1918-circa 1950
BOX 8 Crocker, Edward, Lispenard, and Lisa, 1924-1954
BOX 8 Crocker, Katharine ("Kay"), 1925
BOX 8 Crocker, Lispenard Seabury, 1923-1940, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 8 El Salvador, 1923
BOX 8 Green, Lispenard ("Lisa") Crocker, 1924-circa 1942
(2 folders)
BOX 9 Green, Marshall
BOX 9 Family photographs, 1943-1945, undated
BOX 9 Portraits, circa 1935-circa 1940
BOX 9 Hawaii, 1892, 1934-1937
BOX 9 Hungary, 1927-1929
BOX 9 Iraq, 1949-1950
BOX 9 Italy, 1925-1926
BOX 9 Japan, 1934-1940
(2 folders)
BOX 9 Maine
BOX 9 Camp Musquash, Topsfield, 1911
BOX 9 General, 1907, 1924-1926, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 9 Miscellaneous and unidentified, 1923-1941, undated See also Container OV 1, same heading
BOX 9 Miscellaneous family photographs, 1897-1914, 1924-1928, 1939-1943, undated See also Container OV 1, same heading
(2 folders)
BOX 9 Photograph album #1: "Edward Savage Crocker, Odds and Ends," 1896-1928
BOX 10 Photograph album #2: Crocker family photographs, 1896-1932
BOX 10 Photograph album #3: Seabury family photographs, circa 1902-1931
BOX 10 Photograph album #4-#5: Travel photographs from Europe, sailing and beach photographs in New England, and the Boston Aero Meet, 1911
BOX 11 Photograph album #6: Travel to Turkey,Greece, and Italy; camping and hunting in Maine, 1913-1914
BOX 11 Photograph album #7: Crocker, Burbank & Company, paper mill #1 combination cylinder and fourdrinier machine, 1920-1921
BOX 11 Photograph album #8: St. Mark's School memory book, Southborough, Mass., 1910 See also Container OV 1, same heading
BOX 11 Photograph albums #9-#11, See Containers OV 1-2, same headings
BOX 11 Poland, 1924-1925
BOX 11 Portugal, circa 1944
BOX 11 St. Mark's School, Southborough, Mass., circa 1905
BOX 11 Sweden, 1929-1933
(2 folders)
BOX 11-12 United States Embassy, Tokyo, Japan, 1941-1942
The United States Embassy, Tokyo, Japan series holds documents relating to embassy events in the lead up to and directly following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. In addition to the two volumes of 1941 embassy memoranda concerning conversations with Japanese officials, the series includes a copy of an eight-page "diary" by Edward Crocker for December 8, 1941, and a description of living conditions during his incarceration.
Material types include memoranda and writings.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 11 Diary entry by Edward S. Crocker for December 8, 1941 See 2022 Addition, Diary, for complete original carbon copy of diary covering Dec. 8, 1941 to Feb. 19, 1942
BOX 11 "Food During Incarceration of Tokyo Embassy Personnel, Dec. 8, 1941-June 6, 1942," undated
BOX 11 Memoranda of 1941 Embassy conversations with Japanese officials
BOX 11 Book I
BOX 11 Jan. 8-July 8, 1941
(2 folders)
BOX 12 July 16-Oct. 7, 1941
BOX 12 Book II, Aug. 18-Nov. 24, 1941
(4 folders)
BOX 12 2022 Addition, 1930-1942
The 2022 Addition contains the original carbon copy of the 1941-1942 Tokyo embassy diary of Edward S. Crocker covering the beginning of the detention of embassy personnel after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 8, 1941, and stopping on February 19, 1942. The diary provides a daily recounting of activities in the American embassy and whatever news and information Crocker was able to gather from outside the embassy. Also in the addition is a file of personal letters from Sinclair Lewis and several photographs of the writer, as well as two letters by Edward Crocker to family in the United States describing a 1935 trip to China while stationed in Japan.
Material types include a diary, correspondence, and photographs.
Arranged alphabetically by material type.
BOX 12 Diary written by Crocker while detained at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, 1941, Dec. 8-1942, Feb. 19
(2 folders)
BOX 12 Family correspondence, 1935
BOX 12 Lewis, Sinclair
BOX 12 Correspondence, 1933, 1941, undated
BOX 12 Photographs, 1930-1934
BOX OV 2 Photograph of banquet in honor of the crown prince and crown princess of Sweden See Container OV 2, same heading
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