Register of the Paul W. Frillmann papers

Finding aid prepared by Grace Hawes
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Paul W. Frillmann papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-1971
Identifier/Call Number: 75056
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 album box, 3 envelopes (3.6 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, orders, notes, and photographs relating to activities of the American Volunteer Group in China during World War II, American foreign relations with China, 1946-1950, and conditions in China during the Civil War. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Frillmann, Paul, 1911-1972.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Paul W. Frillmann papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975.

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Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

Biographical Note

1911 Born
1936-1941 Missionary, Hankow, China
1941-1946 Chaplain and liaison to General Claire Chennault, American Volunteer Group ("Flying Tigers"), and Office of Stratetic Services (OSS) operative
1947-1954 American Consul, Mukden, Peking, Shanghai, Hong Kong
1954 Senior Associate, Harold L. Oram Company
1972 Died

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, orders, notes, and photographs relating to activities of the American Volunteer Group in China during World War II, American foreign relations with China, 1946-1950, and conditions in China during the Civil War.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group.
World War, 1939-1945--China.
China--Foreign relations--United States.
China--History--Civil War, 1945-1949.
United States--Foreign relations--China.

Box 1

CORRESPONDENCE, 1942-1971

Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
 

General, 1946-1950

 

Unidentified, 1946-1967

 

Allman, N. F., 1949

 

Anderson, H. M., 1949

 

Baker, Gilbert, 1948

 

Ballachey, Frank, 1948

 

Barnes, George, 1946

 

Berkov, Robert H., 1947

 

Bourlin, D. G., 1944

 

Brewster, Harold N., 1948

 

Central Aircraft Manufacturing Co., 1942

 

Chao Shih-chai, 1946

 

Chase, A. S., 1946

 

Chen, Johnson, 1946

 

Chen, Shao, undated

 

Chennault, Claire L., 1948

 

Chi, T. D., 1946

 

China Foundation, The, 1948

 

Chou Tsi Ya, 1948

 

Clubb, O. Edmund, 1946

 

Columbia Country Club, Shanghai, 1948

 

Connors, W. Bradley, 1947-1948

 

Crow, W. H. (?), 1947

 

Davis, Mrs. Lewis, 1948

 

Drake, Waldo, 1949

 

Dzao, Mrs., 1948

 

Egan, William J. Convery, 1949

 

Fairbank, John K., 1946

 

Galkin, G., 1948

 

Gilpatric, Donald, 1948

 

Gow Mo-ch'uan, 1947

 

Gunn, Mrs. A., 1949

 

Handscomb, G. M., 1947

 

Havsky, S. B., 1948

 

Hopkins, Arthur H., 1949

 

Hsien Hsu-ming, 1947

 

Huang Chu-yong, 1948

 

Iverson, Lalla, 1948

 

Jones, Robert H., 1946

 

King, Basil and Lee Chun Fang, 1948

 

Klein, Otto, 1948-1949

 

Kuttner, F. A., 1949

 

Leber Chao Chia, undated

 

Leggate, Dr., 1947

 

Li Min Chin, 1947

 

Lie Chu, 1947

 

Liljestrand, S. H., 1966

 

Lin Chi-chun, 1948

 

Linthicum, Thomas, 1946

 

Liu, Hugo, 1946

 

Liu Sien-wei, 1949

 

Lurje, Walter, 1948

 

Mabie, Janet, 1949

 

Mahnke, Johanna K., 1948

 

Meng Chih, 1949

 

Muller, R. J., 1948

 

Musso, Victor, 1946

 

Newton, Elmer, 1949

 

North, Robert G., undated

 

Ou, Y. H., 1948

 

Patterson, L. D., 1947

 

Peoples, Jack, 1947

 

Rosholt, Malcolm D., 1965

 

Ryan, Dr., 1949

 

Scott, Richard C., 1947-1949

 

Service Recognition Board (Illinois), 1949

 

Sherrod, Bob, 1946

 

Shoemaker, Henry, 1947-1948

 

Sobbe, Hedwig, 1948

 

Stumpf, L., 1948

 

Tan Soo-hian, 1947

 

Tay, Paul, 1948

 

Time-Life, Inc., 1947

 

Tsui, T. L., 1946

 

United States. Department of State, 1946-1950

 

United States Education Foundation, 1948

 

United States. Veteran's Administration, 1946

 

Vietor, Dr. and Mrs., 1949

 

Walton, A., 1946

 

Ward, Angus, 1947

 

Williams, John M., 1971

 

Wilson, Earl J., 1949

 

Woodberry, Earle J., 1946

 

Yah Van (Kuen) Tsiang, 1948

 

Yan Chiang Ho, undated

 

Yang Tso-ngan, 1947

 

Yao, Mr., 1948

 

Yu Hsing, 1948

 

Yuan Lay, 1948

Box 2

CHINA. AIR FORCE. AMERICAN VOLUNTEER GROUP FILE, 1941-1969

Scope and Contents note

Lists, correspondence with families of deceased members, and other material relating to the American Volunteer Group, arranged as listed.
 

General

 

Lists of deceased and burial sites

 

Lists of members

 

Lists of personal effects

 

Chaplain

 

Correspondence

 

1941 September - 1942 July

 

1942 August - 1943 May

 

Tiger Rag, The

Boxes 2-3

SUBJECT FILE, 1941-1950

Scope and Contents note

Memoranda, reports, printed material, and other material, arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
 

Biographical material

Box 2

Certificates, awards

 

Education records

 

Employment records

 

Forms

 

Miscellaneous

 

Notes, notebook

Box 3

Printed material

 

Receipts, business records

 

Travel vouchers, passes, etc.

 

United States Army records

 

Birch, John

 

China - Communist Party

 

Miscellaneous

 

United States

 

Department of State

 

Department of the Army - Intelligence Section

 

Foreign relations - East (Far East)

 

Information Service (USIS)

 

General

 

Memoranda

 

Receipts

 

Korea

 

Office of Strategic Services (OSS)

Box 4

OVERSIZE MATERIAL, 1947-1951

 

Three certificates, 1947, 1950-1951

Photo file

PHOTOGRAPHS, undated

Scope and Contents note

164 prints / 8 negatives / 3 envelopes / 1 oversize box
Envelope A

7 prints of Paul W. Frillmann; 9 prints of Paul W. Frillmann and others; 30 prints of Paul W. Frillmann officiating at American Volunteer Group (Flying Tiger) funerals; 5 prints of American Volunteer Group burials; 2 prints of cemetery where American Volunteer group members are buried, undated

Envelope B

31 prints of unidentified scenes; 65 prints of unidentified people; 8 negatives, undated

Envelope C

10 prints of portraits of American Volunteer Group members; 2 prints of American Volunteer Group members; 2 prints of General Claire L. Chennault; 1 print of General Claire L. and Mrs. Anna Chennault with unidentified person, undated

Album fD

1 photograph album, primarily prints of Chinese paintings; 1 picture of Paul W. Frillmann on woodblock, undated

Reading room workstation

DECLASSIFIED U.S. GOVERNMENT RECORDS, 1945-1949

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Available as PDF files. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder by date of creation.
 

Records released in 2010, 1945-1949

 

Paul W. Frillman memo to Chief, SI, OSS, CT, "Report on Third War Area Activities," 1945 May 12

 

Department of State transmittal to certain American diplomatic and consular offices regarding department's white paper on China, with letter from Dean Acheson to the president, 1949 July 29