Title: Norwood F. Allman papers
Date (inclusive): 1929-1987
Collection Number: 87042
Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material:
26 manuscript boxes, 4 envelopes
(11.2 linear feet)
Speeches and writings, correspondence, radio broadcast transcripts, memoranda, reports, notes, biographical card files, and
clippings, relating to conditions in China (especially in Shanghai) before and after 1949, American-Chinese relations, and
American intelligence activities in China during World War II.
Allman, Norwood F. (Norwood Francis), 1893-1987
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Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1987.
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|1893, July 24
||Born, Union Hall, Virginia
||Law degree, University of Virginia
||Student interpreter at U.S. Legation, Peking, China
||Served in Consulates in Antung, Tientsin, Tsinan, Tsingtao, Chungking, and Shanghai
||Member, Shanghai Volunteer Corps
||Resigned from consular service
||Honorary Consul for Mexico in Shanghai, China
||Practiced law in Shanghai, China
||Instructor at Comparative Law School of China, Soochow University, Shanghai, China
||Editor and publisher,
Shen Pao, Shanghai, China
||Member, Shanghai Municipal Council
||Interned at Stanley (Japanese) Prison Camp, Hongkong
||Chief, Far East Section, Secret Intelligence Branch, U.S. Office of Strategic Services
||Editor and publisher,
The China Press, Shanghai, China
||Left Shanghai for the United States
Business International, New York City
||Far East Editor,
Broadcast Editorial Reports, New York City
|1987, April 30
||Died, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Subjects and Indexing Terms
United States. Office of Strategic Services.
China--Foreign relations--United States.
Secret service--United States.
United States--Armed Forces.
United States--Foreign relations--China.
United States--Foreign relations.
World War, 1939-1945--China.
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service.
World War, 1939-1945.