Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
W. H. Hardy was a member of the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Naval expedition to Japan in 1852-1854, Commanded by Mathew C. Perry, that resulted in opening up trade routes with Japan. The collection contains a letter dated November 18, 1918 from Hardy to Fred Lockley, and a poem commemorating Perry.
Henry B. Miller was part owner of the vast Miller and Lux Cattle Co, and he may have served in the military or in the Foreign Service during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The collection (1898-1908) consists of correspondence, consular letters and reports regarding Russia and China, and photographs.
Harold Joyce Noble (1903-1953) was a history professor at the University of Oregon who specialized in Far Eastern affairs and who also worked as a foreign correspondent and served as First Secretary of the American Embassy at Seoul, South Korea. The collection (1918-1948) contains minutes, reports, correspondence, and other documents reporting conditions and events in South Korea and Japan and activities of the agencies Noble worked with.