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Register of the Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck papers, 1900-1966
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Note

  • Title: Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck papers
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1966
    Collection Number: 67008
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of the Material: In English, Chinese, and French.
    Physical Description: 563 manuscript boxes, 19 card file boxes, 7 oversize boxes, 23 envelopes, 2 oversize folders, 5 sound tape reels, 18 sound discs, memorabilia (250.0 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, reports, studies, dispatches and instructions, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and sound recordings relating to American foreign relations in China, Japan, and other areas of East Asia, political conditions in China and Japan, and Dutch-American relations.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Hornbeck, Stanley Kuhl, 1883-1966.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1967.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1883 May 4 Born, Franklin, Massachusetts
    1903 A.B., University of Denver
    1904-1907 Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University
    1907 B.A., Oxford University
    1907-1909 Fellow and Instructor, political science, University of Wisconsin
    1909-1913 Instructor in Chinese Government Colleges
    1911 Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
    1914-1917 Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, political science, University of Wisconsin
    1921-1924 Technical Expert, Office of Economic Advisor, U.S. Department of State
    1928-1937 Chief, Division of Far Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State
    1937-1944 Adviser on Political Relations, U.S. Department of State
    1944 Director, Office of Far Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State
    1944 Special Assistant to Secretary of State
    1944 Member, American Delegation to Dumbarton Oaks Conference
    1944-1947 Ambassador to the Netherlands

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, reports, studies, dispatches and instructions, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and sound recordings relating to American foreign relations in China, Japan, and other areas of East Asia, political conditions in China and Japan, and Dutch-American relations.

    Note

    Some of the documents from this collection were published in 1981 as part of the Hoover Archival Documentaries series in The Diplomacy of Frustration: The Manchurian Crisis of 1931-1933 as Revealed in the Papers of Stanley K. Hornbeck.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    United States. Dept. of State.
    China--Foreign relations--United States.
    China--Politics and government--20th century.
    China.
    Diplomats--United States.
    East Asia--Foreign relations--United States.
    East Asia.
    Japan--Foreign relations--United States.
    Japan--Politics and government--1912-1945.
    Japan.
    Netherlands--Foreign relations--United States.
    Netherlands.
    Phonorecords.
    Phonotapes.
    United States--Foreign relations--China.
    United States--Foreign relations--East Asia.
    United States--Foreign relations--Japan.
    United States--Foreign relations--Netherlands.
    United States--Foreign relations.