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East Asia - Correspondence, 1918 - 1923, 04/17/1918 - 08/04/1923

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The John F. Stevens Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, news clippings, books, photographs, blueprints and maps collected by John F. Stevens. The Papers are arranged in 8 Series according to subject and material type, in 11 boxes and 1 map case drawer.


  • 04/17/1918 - 08/04/1923

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From the Collection: 16.75 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

11 letters to JFS concerning JFS' tenure in East Asia working on the Russian, Chinese and Japanese railway systems. Includes the following items: 1 TL from George H. Emerson concerning the Chinese Eastern Railway; 1 carbon TL from the Czechoslovak government in Prague to Charles Evans Hughes, U. S. Secretary of State, regarding JFS' work as head of the Interallied Technical Board (IATB) in Siberia; 2 TLSs from William Phillips, Under Secretary of State, regarding the Japanese Embassy and the IATB; 1 carbon TL from Count Yasuya Uchida, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Hugh R. Wilson regarding JFS and the IATB; 2 TLSs from D. C. Poole of the U. S. State Department regarding Czechoslovakia and the IATB; 1 TLS from Douglas Jenkins of the U. S. State Department regarding the Standard Oil Company; 1 TLS from J. W. Scanlin of the U. S. Navy Department to C. A. Decker regarding JFS; 1 memo from the Japanese Embassy in Washington regarding the IATB; and 1 memo from the U. S. State Department regarding the IATB and the Japanese government.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
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