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Mainly family correspondence between William H. Bennett, his wife, and father containing news of Hampton, Conn., student life at Yale College (ca. 1860s), and family news from the Bennetts in the Mid-West. There are also photographs and essays on the New York Produce Exchange, as well as photographs of tea cultivation in India and China and of a survey party at the Nicaragua canal.
Correspondence between Reuben L. and Marcionella V. Curtiss during World War II when each was serving in the United States Army make up the bulk of the papers. Reuben L. Curtiss's letters are sent from various parts of the United States, Africa, India, and China.
Documenting China are forty-eight views of “The Siege of Peking,” 1900, by C. A. Killie; seven lantern slides of the Siege of Peking, Taku and Tientsin; and view of the interior of the Temple of Heaven, Beijing, by T. V. Soong.
Miscellaneous publications with coverage on China including the following subjects: antiquities, description and travel, economic conditions and policy, foreign relations, history, industry, and politics and government.
Correspondence, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia document Rockwood's service as a teacher for Yale-in-China at Yuanling, Hunan Province as well as life in wartime China, his struggle with poliomyelities in 1940, and his service with the U.S. Office of War Information in rural areas of India, Burma, and China, 1944-1945.
Correspondence documents Rogers's academic appointments, research, participation in formulating economic policies for the New Deal, his post as American representative to the Economic Committee of the League of Nations, and his trip to China, Japan, and India in 1934 as a representative of the U.S. Treasury to study the silver situation.
Southeast Asia Collection, 1912-1984.
Call Number: MS 743
Note: this collection does not yet have an online finding aid; an unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.
An artificial collection of pamphlets, papers, letters, speeches, songs, printed material, posters, photographs, and miscellanea relating to the politics, culture, and life of the Southeast Asia region.
The collection consists of posters published in nations involved in World War I, 1914-1918, the Spanish Civil War, and World War II, 1939-1945. Great Britain, the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Canada, Australia, Ireland and other nations are represented through posters depicting such diverse topics as recruitment, enlistment, conservation, war loans, civilian service, home relief, foreign relief and propaganda messages. Posters issued by government agencies, social organizations, and private concerns are included.