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Correspondence of Homer Lea and Ethyl Lea (Mrs. Homer Lea),1901-1929.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

General

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Unidentified, 1911-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Addis, G. S., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Aishi, K., 1901

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Armstrong, General E., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Arthur, Sir Richard, 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Belford, Robert J., 1910-1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Beresford, Sir Charles, 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Bryant, Agnes, 1911-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Burton, General G. H., 1910-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Cantlie, Mabel Barclay, 1912-1913(?)

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Chaffee, General Adna R., 1909-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Chen, W. C., 1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Chockman, Jue, 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Croxton, Major R. C., 1910

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Dawson, Sir Arthur Trevor, 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Deitrick, James, 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Dildman, Helene, 1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Duneka, F. A., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Everett, H. H., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

First National Bank of Los Angeles, 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Gibbs, Major George W., 1905-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

Green, A.A., 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Grenfeld, E. C., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 25

Haig, Colonel H., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 26

Hamilton, Sir Ian, 1910

Box/Folder: 1 : 27

Hergesheimer, Joseph, 1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 28

Herriman, George, 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 29

Hsueh, S. Y., 1903

Box/Folder: 1 : 30

Hwang Hsing, 1914

Box/Folder: 1 : 31

Ike, Koki H., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 32

Imperial Maritime League, 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 33

Jamison, C. S., 1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 34

Jarrett, Russell, 1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 35

Jordan, David Starr, 1909-1910

Box/Folder: 1 : 36

Joy, Florence J. M., 1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 37

Kang Yu Wei, 1904

Box/Folder: 1 : 38

Kennedy, J. Russell, 1912-1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 39

Kirtland, Capt. Harry B., 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 40

Lam, T. F., 1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 41

Lea, Tom, 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 42

Leighton, Sir Bryan, 1910

Box/Folder: 1 : 43

Lett, Harry Hom, 1904

Box/Folder: 1 : 44

Leung Kwok, 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 45

The Lone Hand (periodical), 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 46

Long, Chaille, 1910-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 47

Lynne, E. O., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 48

McCormick, Frederick, 1912-1929

Box/Folder: 1 : 49

McIlvaine, Clarence W., 1911-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 50

Mande, Colonel F. N., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 51

Maxim, Hudson, 1910-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 52

Newcome, W. A., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 53

Newmark, Marco, 1903

Box/Folder: 1 : 54

Ng Toy Kee, Dr., 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 55

Otis, H. G., 1909

Box/Folder: 1 : 56

Overton, K. Z., n.d.

Box/Folder: 1 : 57

Phillips, John S., 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 58

Rhein, Lt. W. W., 1905

Box/Folder: 1 : 59

Roberts, Field Marshal Lord Earl, 1911-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 60

Root, Senator Elihu, 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 61

Shartle, Captain Samuel G., 1911

Box/Folder: 1 : 62

Shelton, Major George H., 1910

Box/Folder: 1 : 63

Shield, Dr., n.d.

Box/Folder: 1 : 64

Sinclair, Sir J. G.Tollemache, 1911-1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 65

Stanhope, Lord, 1911-1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 66

Story, J. S., 1909

Box/Folder: 1 : 67

Sun Fo, 1913-1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 68-69

Sun Yat Sen, 1910-1922

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Swift, Major E. M., 1910

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Urbanek, Dr. M., 1912-1913

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Tillson, Lt.-Col. John O., 1911

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Van Loan, C. E., 1911

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Wan, B. C., 1913

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Warren, J. G., 1912-1913

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

White, Ermal Lea, 1913

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Willett, Tom Gear, 1912

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Wood, General Leonard, 1912

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Woodruff, Lt.-Col. Charles B., 1910

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Wrugel, Charles (?), 1912

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

York, Waldo M., 1903

Box/Folder: 2 : 13

Yue Sen, 1912

 

Correspondence of Joshua B. Powers and Albert H. Powers, 1937-1962.

Scope and Content Note

arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
Box/Folder: 2 : 14

Bemis, H. B., 1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Blackwelder, Justin, 1956-1961

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Britten, Milton R., 1957

Box/Folder: 2 : 17

Chapin, Frederic, 1950-1952

Box/Folder: 2 : 18

Dinegar, Capt. W. W., 1958

Box/Folder: 2 : 19

Frey, Agnes L., 1956

Box/Folder: 2 : 20

Frick, Constance, 1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 21

Glick, Carl, 1943-1957

Box/Folder: 2 : 22

Hall, Josef W., 1925

Box/Folder: 2 : 23

Harper & Brothers, 1957

Box/Folder: 2 : 24

Hopper, Hedda, 1955

Box/Folder: 2 : 25

Kates, Major Charles O., 1944-1955

Box/Folder: 2 : 26

Lea, Howard P., 1944-1946

Box/Folder: 2 : 27

Lesser, Julian, 1959

Box/Folder: 2 : 28

Lewis, Boyd, 1961-1962

Box/Folder: 2 : 29

Newmark, Marco, 1937

Box/Folder: 2 : 30

O'Banion, Capt. Ansel E., 1943-1960

Box/Folder: 2 : 31

Shenson, Walter, 1952

Box/Folder: 2 : 32

Taylor, Betty (Mrs. Robert Taylor), 1944-1955

Box/Folder: 2 : 33

Wilheim, Robert J., 1951-1952

 

Collected Writings of Homer Lea, 1906-1913

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten and handwritten drafts; carbon, mimeographed, and printed copies; outlines and notes; correspondence, publishing contracts, book reviews, and royalty statements pertaining to books and articles--arranged alphabetically by title of manuscript.
Box/Folder: 2 : 34

Royalty statements and correspondence, 1942-1945

Box/Folder: 2 : 35

Untitled, n.d.

Box/Folder: 2 : 36

Can China Fight? The World Today, 1907. Printed copy.

 

The Day of the Saxon, 1912

Box/Folder: 2 : 37

Typewritten first draft

Box/Folder: 2 : 38

Typewritten second draft, with handwritten notes and corrections

Box/Folder: 2 : 39

Correspondence, 1911-1912

Box/Folder: 2 : 40

Publishing agreement

Box/Folder: 2 : 41

The Defenses of China, n.d.

Physical Description: Two typewritten drafts.
Box/Folder: 2 : 42

How Socialism Failed in China, Van Norden's Magazine, 1908. Printed copy.

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

The Legacy of Commodore Perry, North American Review, 1913. Outline, printed copy, correspondence.

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

The Reawakening of China, 1906. Outline and notes for unfinished book.

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

The Red Dawn of the New China, 1907. Typewritten first draft, mimeographed copy of second draft.

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

A Romance of the Tombs, n.d.

Physical Description: Two typewritten drafts.
 

The Valor of Ignorance, 1909

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Correspondence, 1910-1911

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

Publishing contract

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Reviews

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

The Vandal, 1911. Typewritten draft of unfinished story.

 

The Vermillion Pencil, 1908

Box/Folder: 3 : 9

Partial handwritten draft

Box/Folder: 3 : 10

Correspondence, 1908-1913

Box/Folder: 3 :

Collected Writings of Joshua Powers, 1961-1968(?)

Scope and Content Note

Drafts, newspaper articles, outlines and notes, arranged as listed.
Box/Folder: 3 : 11

Untitled Manuscript, n.d., on life and works of Homer Lea.

Box/Folder: 3 : 12

Biographical Notes, n.d. Typewritten draft.

Box/Folder: 3 : 13

Newspaper articles on Homer Lea (extracts from manuscript), December, 1961

Box/Folder: 3 : 14

Outline and typewritten draft on Homer Lea

 

Subject File, 1905-1952

Scope and Content Note

Letters, articles, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, books, and printed matter, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder: 3 : 15

Belford, Robert J., poems and letters, 1909

Box/Folder: 3 : 16

China, general

Box/Folder: 3 : 17

China, Republic of, government proclamations, 1911-1924(?)

Box/Folder: 3 : 18

Chinese-American Educational Association, Articles of Agreement, 1905

Box/Folder: 3 : 19

Chinese Exclusion Act, letter issued by Chinese Protective Association, Los Angeles, to U.S. Senators and Congressmen, 1912

Box/Folder: 3 : 20

Chinese Imperial Army: Chinese military schools in the U.S.A.

Box/Folder: 3 : 21

Chinese Revolution of 1911-1912

Box/Folder: 3 : 22

Clowe, Clarence, State Capitalism in Ancient China, 1911. Printed copy.

Box/Folder: 3 : 23

Defense of China and General Duvall's letter to President Theodore Roosevelt

Box/Folder: 3 : 24

Evans, I.H., The Latest Republic, The Watchman, 1912. Printed copy.

Box/Folder: 3 : 25

Hwang Hsing

Box/Folder: 3 : 26

Kang Yu Wei

 

Lea, Homer

Box/Folder: 3 : 27

Articles

 

Biographies

Box/Folder: 3 : 28

Newspaper clippings on Homer Lea's funeral in Taipei, 1969

Box/Folder: 3 : 29

Carr, Harry, collected newspaper articles and interview transcripts, n.d. Typewritten carbon copies.

Box/Folder: 4 : 1-5

Chapin, Frederic, unpublished biography, 1950-1952. Typewritten carbon copy.

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Dinegar, Capt. W. W. and Major Avery E. Kolb, The Bitter Tea of Homer Lea, n.d. Typewritten draft.

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

Letters, 1910-1912

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

Medical report by Dr. M. Urbanek, April 6, 1912

Box/Folder: 4 : 9

Liang Chi Chao

Box/Folder: 4 : 10

McIlvaine, Clarence W.

Box/Folder: 4 : 11

O'Banion, Capt. Ansel E., autobiographical statements, 1943

Box/Folder: 4 : 12

Roberts, Field Marshal Lord Earl

Box/Folder: 4 : 13

Sun Yat-Sen, speeches and writings, articles, letters, 1912-1920

 

Miscellany, 1908-1942

Scope and Content Note

Addresses, banknotes, calling cards, invitations, legal papers, maps, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, passport and scrapbooks, arranged as listed.
Box/Folder: 5 : 1

Addresses

Box/Folder: 5 : 2

Banknotes, drafts, etc.

Box/Folder: 5 : 3

Calling cards

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Invitations

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

Legal papers

Box/Folder: 5 : 6

Maps

Box/Folder: 5 : 7

Membership cards

Box/Folder: 5 : 8

Memorabilia

Box/Folder: 5 : 9

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder: 5 : 10

Passport

Box: 5

Scrapbooks, 2 volumes, 1908-1942

Box: 6

Scrapbooks, 2 volumes, 1942

 

Photographs,circa 1876-1969

Scope and Content Note

Depicting the Lea family, Chinese Imperial Army training, and China during the revolutionary period, as well as other images. 145 photos, 7 duplicates, 24 negatives, 1 album and 5 envelopes
Photo file A.

9 photos of prominent Chinese intellectuals, such as Kan Yi Wei, Sun Yat-sen, Liang Chi Chao, and Chu Cho-wen, plus 5 negatives, circa 1900-1912

Photo file B.

11 photos and 6 duplicates plus 4 negatives of Homer Lea; 1 photo of the Lea family; 17 photos of friends and relatives, plus 1 duplicate, circa 1876-1912

Photo file C.

25 photos and 6 negatives depicting Chinese Imperial Army training in California, circa 1902-1910

Photo file mD.

1 photo of Sun Yat-sen, signed, June 10, 1911

Photo file E.

6 photos and 14 negatives of China, general

Photo file fF.

59 photos of China during the revolutionary period; 1910-1912

Photo file fF.

10 photos depicting Chinese Imperial Army training in California, circa 1902-1910

Photo file fF.

6 photos of Hwang Hsing with Ethel Lea (Mrs. Homer Lea)

Photo file mG.

8 prints depicting the ceremonial Placement of ashes of Homer Lea and Ethel Bryant Lea in the military cemetery in Taipei, Taiwan, 20 April 1969