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International Relations

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

American Council for Emigres in the Professions (ACEP) records

 Collection — Folder 1-2: [Barcode: i50199948]
Identifier: B 149
Abstract

The American Council for Emigrés in the Professions (ACEP) aided professional émigrés in all aspects of resettlement in America. The collection (1945-1966) contains correspondence, reports of projects and grants undertaken and awarded, annual reports, and name and employment information of the émigrés.

Dates: 1945-1966

Ulius L. Amoss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 005
Abstract

Before, during, and after World War II, Ulius "Pete" Louis Amoss (1895-1961) engaged in espionage. His work included directorship of the OSS during the war and founder and director of the ISI, the International Services of Information Foundation, Incorporated. Amoss is credited with the coining the phrase "leaderless resistance." The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, espionage material, and print material that reflect his life and work as a spy.

Dates: 1941-1963

Ashmore Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 564
Abstract

The Ashmore Family papers are divided according to family member and also by medium. This collection consists of correspondence, writings by and about William and Lida Ashmore and other members of their family, memorabilia, photographs, and Chinese artwork.

Dates: 1850-1937

Barron Bryton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 463
Abstract

Bryton Barron (1898- ) was a teacher, a writer, a civil servant, a publisher and, most notably, a political conservative who wrote critically of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Foreign policy. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1923-1967

Dr. James Martin and Miriam Benade papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 807
Abstract

Collection contains the correspondence, notes, unpublished writings, published writings, prints, photographs, and miscellaneous materials of James Martin and Miriam Benade, missionaries to India. It also includes papers of Mrs. Benade's parents, Rev. Albert Gordon and Ella McGaw.

Dates: 1923-1975

Josef Berger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 058
Abstract

Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.

Dates: 1918-1982

Arthur and Mabel Billing papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 652
Abstract Collection comprises papers of Arthur William and Mabel Spohr Billing, Methodist missionaries to China, connected with the Union High School at Foochow (Fuzhou), Fukien (Fujian) Province, and includes correspondence, Mabel Billing's diary (1939-1943), mission newsletters, minutes and other official records of the Foochow Conference of the Methodist Church, Foochow (Fuzhou) newspapers, Foochow Union High School pamphlets and photograph album, and a thesis by Portia Billings Foster on the high...
Dates: 1910-1960

Charles Detweiler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 333
Abstract Charles Detweiler was a Christian missionary in Latin America. The Detweiler Papers consist of Detweiler's sermons, manuscripts and articles, which focus on the missionary field in Latin America. There are also religious pamphlets, photographs, and scrapbooks. This collection contains texts written in both English and Spanish. Some of the most interesting information in this collection pertains to Detweiler's first years of missionary service in Ecuador at the turn of the 20th century....
Dates: 1898-1963

Alexander Vincent Dye papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 134
Abstract

Alexander Vincent Dye (1876-1956) served in the U.S. foreign service in Mexico, Buenos Aires, and London. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence, reports on commercial and political affairs, trip summaries and memoranda, manuscript material, biographical information, mementos, and a scrapbook, 1897-1941.

Dates: 1897-1941

Alzo John Fisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 430
Abstract

Alzo John Fisher was a Christian missionary. The Alzo John Fisher papers comprise letters, reports, articles, manuscripts, publications, and other information produced or collected by Fisher, all of which pertain to his missionary service in China. The collection also includes histories of Chinese Christian missions, which discuss many of the historical, political, and social events in China.

Dates: 1922-1957

Harrison Forman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 024
Abstract

Harrison Forman (1904-1978) was an American explorer, aviator, photographer, journalist and author. Collection comprises 62 diaries kept by Forman while a world traveler and journalist, as well as photographs, journalism, interviews, writings, and books by Forman. Collection materials include accounts of the Sino-Japanese conflict, the Chinese government under Chiang Kai-shek, the Japanese bombardment of Shanghai in 1937, and the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939.

Dates: 1931-1974

Giffen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 298
Abstract

The Giffen Family Papers consist of outgoing correspondence from Edward and Bertha Giffen written between 1894 and 1896 during their two-year mission in Hankow and Ching-Ku, China.

Dates: 1894-1896

Jane C. Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 041
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of Jane Grant, an American journalist and co-founder of the New Yorker magazine. The papers consist of personal correspondence, Lucy Stone League materials, manuscripts, war journalism and personal materials. Major correspondents include Harold Ross, William B. Harris, Raoul Fleischmann, Pearl Buck, and Florence Kitchelt. The Lucy Stone League materials includes women's rights material on the topics of the Equal Rights Ammendment, National Women's Party and...
Dates: 1911-1972

Adam and Clara Groesbeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 818
Abstract

Collection comprises newsletters, church reports, personal correspondence, sermons, special interest reports, and diaries of Adam and Clara Groesbeck, Baptist missionaries in the Kwangtung province of South China from 1897-1927 and 1931-1935.

Dates: 1897-1939

Irene Forsythe Hanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 028
Abstract

Irene Forsythe Hanson (1898-1976) was a Christian missionary in Tsingtao (Qingdao) and the countryside of China from 1926 to 1951. The collection includes correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings and a diary that reflect her work as a missionary.

Dates: 1907-1980

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.

Dates: 1966-2003

Margaret Moninger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 705
Abstract

Margaret Moninger was a missionary in China for more than two decades. This collection of her papers provides a wealth of information on the distinctive culture of Hainan. The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, various publications, a scrapbook, photographs, and a two volume Hainese-English dictionary.

Dates: 1915-1939

Seymour E. and Sarah Moon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 646
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American missionaries Seymour E. and Sarah Moon, including correspondence, a collection of books and pamphlets in the Congolese language, and photographs. Major correspondents are Benjamin and Rhoda Armstrong, Ellsworth, Franklin and Maria Moon, and Charles E. and Viola Smith.

Dates: 1914-1950

Frank Purinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 210
Abstract

Frank Purinton (1895-1991) was an activist who sought to preserve the United States and Christianity from the "Communist-Zionist-Satanist" plot. He was active in the American Legion and the John Birch Society and published a patriotic Christian newsletter. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials reflecting Purinton's views.

Dates: 1970-1986

Pyke Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 766
Abstract

The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.

Dates: 1904-1951

George W. Robnett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 077
Abstract

George W. Robnett (1890-1975) was an author and advertising executive, and co-founder and executive secretary of the National Laymen's Council, Church League of America. After retiring, Robnett concentrated his efforts on the Middle-East conflict and made three trips to the area. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, publications, and news clippings that reflect his work with the Church League of America and his writing.

Dates: 1937-1975

Marion Dean Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 231
Abstract

Marion Dean Ross (1913 - 1991) was a historian of architecture and design who taught at the University of Oregon and served as the Dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at UO until his retirement in 1978. The collection consists of materials regarding architects, regional architecture, and specific buildings. A large amount of material relates to Oregon architecture, with an emphasis on Portland and Eugene.

Dates: 1954-1990

Edward A. Rumely papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 122
Abstract

Edward A. Rumely (1882-1964) was a physician, a progressive educator, and a political activist. He was an outspoken opponent of the New Deal, active in stabilizing farm prices, a central figure in several powerful Constitutional organizations, and the respondent in a landmark First Amendment case, U.S. v. Rumely. The Rumely papers are part of the Conservative and Libertarian collections.

Dates: 1904-1959

Herbert C. Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 067
Abstract

American journalist and historian Herbert Cooper Thompson worked as a reported for the Associated Press in England and France during World War I and in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution from 1916 to 1918. From 1924 to 1940, he worked as a writer and observer for the American Red Cross, visiting Cuba, Puerto Rico and Europe. Collection comprises diaries, correspondence, literary manuscripts, and photographs by Thompson.

Dates: 1864-1960

Otto David Tolischus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 368
Abstract

Otto D. Tolischus was a German immigrant and journalist and is known for his Pulitzer Prize winning coverage of Nazi Germany. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, editorials, lectures, scripts, biographical information, memos, and a photograph.

Dates: 1927-1966

Frank M. Toothaker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 217
Abstract Collection comprises papers of Frank M. Toothaker, Methodist missionary to China, and includes 9 volumes of diaries, 1918-1926, 268 letters received, and 104 letters sent, 1918-1950. Major correspondents include: Frank A. Argelander, Frederick Bankhardt, Harry R. Caldwell, Mrs. Martha H. Chen, William I. Lacy, Frederick T. Keeney, James E. Skinner, and Russell Steininger. There is also a series from the Board of Foreign Missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Miscellaneous manuscripts...
Dates: 1918-1950

Ruth Murray Underhill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 570
Abstract

Ruth Murray Underhill (1884-1984) was a social worker, anthropologist, and teacher. She studied the Papago tribe of Southern Arizona while attending Columbia University. The collection includes her manuscripts, minor correspondence, and mementos of George W. Ingalls (1838-1920), Indian agent and superintendent of religious work among Indians for the American Baptist Home Mission Society.

Dates: 1959-1965

United States of America vs. Ernst Von Weizsäcker, et al. records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 083
Abstract

Trial documents and transcripts relating to United States of America vs. Ernst von Weizsäcker, et al., also known as “The Ministries Trial” or U.S. Military Tribunal IV, Case No. 11, 1948-1949.

Dates: 1948-1949

Liévin Van de Velde papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 048
Abstract

Liévin Jean Van de Velde (1850-1888) was a captain of the Belgian Army, active in the development and control of the Congo Free State, essentially owned by Leopold II, king of Belgium. The Liévin Van de Velde papers include correspondence, documents, treaties, and photographs documenting his military career and activities in the Congo.

Dates: 1785-1961; Majority of material found within 1881-1883

Letha Evangeline Ward Wakeman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 795
Abstract

Letha Evangeline Ward Wakeman was a missionary in Africa. The collection comprises personal diaries, correspondence and material relating to Wakeman's involvement with missionary work in the Congo during the mid-twentieth century. The material related to the Congo, in addition to correspondence, includes missionary publications. The collection also contains biographical material on Wakeman and her husband, who received correspondence from the Oregon State Hospital.

Dates: 1908-1974