Register of the James A. Rabbitt Papers, 1895-1969
Register of the James A. Rabbitt Papers, 1895-1969Hoover Institution Archives
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General correspondence - 1901, 1903, 1909-1910, 1912, 1914 1916.
Correspondence, Rabbitt to Roland S. Morris, 1918-1919 re control of exports to Japan.
Correspondence, A-B - 1930-1931.
Correspondence, C-H - 1930-1931.
Correspondence, I - 1930-1931.
Correspondence, J-M - 1930-1931.
Correspondence, N - 1930-1931.
Correspondence, O-Z - 1930-1931.
Correspondence, - 1932.
Correspondence, May-December 1932 - Chronological outward file.
Correspondence, 1932-1933, general and legal between J. A. Rabbitt and Mitsui Company, Ltd. Japan re commercial agreements.
Correspondence, 1932, between J. A. Rabbitt and Asano Bussan Company, Japan, re termination of trade with Asano.
Correspondence, January-June, 1933 - Chronological outward file.
Correspondence, July-December, 1933 - Chronological outward file.
Correspondence, 1933, re China chemical industries and nickel agency in Manchuria. Also some Japanese agency correspondence.
Correspondence, American European trip, 1934.
Correspondence, 1934 - Chronological file.
Correspondence, 1935 - Chronological commercial file.
Correspondence, A-Z - 1935, commercial.
Correspondence, 1936 - Chronological commercial file.
Correspondence, A-L - 1936, American European trip.
Correspondence, Mitsui-Z - 1936, American European trip.
Correspondence, 1937 - Commercial chronological file.
Correspondence, A-Z - 1937.
Correspondence, 1938 - Commercial chronological file.
Correspondence, A-Z - 1939.
Correspondence, 1939 - Commercial chronological file.
Correspondence, 1942; 1948-1951.
Engineering career 1902-1955,
General career material,
General career material,
Outline draft material for a biography entitled Yankee Engineer in Asia.
Material for a biography entitled Yankee Engineer in Asia. 23 vols. as follows (this material is comprised mainly of daily business correspondence):
Volume 1, 1885-1902 - Missing.
Volume 2, 1902-1917 - Folder I.
Volume 2, 1902-1917 - Folder II. Includes patents data - aeroplane, talking machine motor, improvement of tires.
Volume 3, 1918-1920 - Folder I.
Volume 3, 1918-1920 - Folder II.
Volume 4, 1920-1922 - Folder I.
Volume 4, 1920-1922 - Folder II.
Volume 5, 1923-1924 - Folder I.
Volume 5, 1923-1924 - Folder II.
Volume 6, 1925-1929.
Volume 7, 1929-1931.
Volume 8, 1931-1941 - Folder I.
Volume 8, 1931-1941 - Folder II.
Volume 8, 1931-1941 - Folder III.
Volume 9, 1942-1944.
Volumes 10-11, 1945-1949.
Volume 12, 1950-1952.
Volume 13, 1952-1969 - Correspondence.
Volume 14 - Missing.
Volume 15 - Missing.
Volumes 16-17, ca. 1923 - China and Japan newspaper clippings.
Volume 18, 1921-1923 - Canton newsclippings re Sun Yat-sen.
Same as 36 f., 1922-1923.
Same as 36 g.
Same as 37 a.
Volume 19 - Missing.
Volume 19 - Missing.
Volume 21, ca. 1922, China projects, correspondence: Charter for Canton outer harbor and dockyard project; Proposed change in railway building policy, government of the province of Kwangtung, China; Kwangtung Provincial Service Commission.
Volumes 22-23, 1921-1924 - 4 folders. J. A. Rabbitt Engineering Corporation - correspondence and papers.
Short stories, articles, and lectures by J. A. Rabbitt:
Tea Leaves - Philosophy of a Yankee Engineer.
Why I Like Japan.
History of Japan Under the Shoguns, 1603-1868.
Historical Background of Government in Japan, April 1941.
The Economic Orientation of the Far-Eastern Crisis, July-August, 1941, (file marked confidential).
Economic studies of Japan, China, and the Far East.
Mining and Metallurgy of Nickel.
Asis's Industrial Potential: A Survey (folder 1).
Asia's Industrial Potential: A Survey (folder 1).
Asia's Industrial Potential: A Survey (copy 2).
Australia's Industrial Potential: A Survey.
China's Industrial Potential: A Survey (folder 1).
China's Industrial Potential: A Survey (appendices - folder 2).
Formosa and Korea's Industrial Potential: A Survey.
India's Industrial Potential: A Survey.
Japan's Industrial Potential: A Survey (Volume 1).
Japan's Industrial Potential: A Survey (Volume 2).
Southeast Asia's Industrial Potential: A Survey - French Indo-China; Netherlands East Indies; Java; Malaysia; Siam.
Southwest Asia's Industrial Potential: A Survey.
Philippine's Industrial Potential.
Soviet Union Industrial Potential: A Survey (Volume 1).
Soviet Union Industrial Potential: A Survey (Volume 2).
Japan's Economic Position.
Japan Food Review.
Nickel and Economic Civilization.
Four Days at the Huntington Rolling Mills.
Preparatory Work for Japan (nickel).
Mining, Smelting, Refining, Rolling and Applications of Nickel, 1930-1931
Miscellaneous articles on iron, nickel, and steel.
General correspondence regarding peppermint leaves and Menthol data.
Rice in the Cultural Life of the Japanese, by J. A. Rabbitt.
Rice riots in Japan, 1918-1919.
Translation of Naoji Suzuki's Bibliography on Rice.
Data on rice (1938)
Rice in Japan, miscellaneous - Folder I.
Rice in Japan, miscellaneous - Folder II.
Rice in Japan, miscellaneous - Folder III.
News clippings on rice in Japan, 1939-1940 - Folder I.
News clippings on rice in Japan, 1938-1940 - Folder II.
News clippings on rice in Japan, 1939-1940 - Folder III.
Miscellaneous articles, agricultural problems, farm machinery, food review.
History of the Japanese Tea Industry.
Lectures on tea.
Newspaper clippings on silk and tea.
Materials re iron and steel production in Japan.
History, lectures and articles on the Japanese silk industry.
Trailing the Moon (poems).
War Department, Military Intelligence Division, New York Office, History and Operational Manual (ca. 1944, no author). (RESTRICTED).
Rehabilitation of the Mining Industry in the Philippines, by H. Foster Bain.
Surveys of the Industries of Japan - 10 volumes, 2 appendices, and 1 supplement as follows:
Volume 1 - Textiles.
Volume 2 - Chemical Group of the Chemical Industry.
Volume 2 (appendix) - Chemical Group of the Chemical Industry.
Volume 3 - Dyes, Paints, Oils, Fats, Petroleum, and Toilet Articles.
Volume 4 - Cement, Porcelain, Glass, Bricks.
Volume 5 - Rubber, Leather, Paper, Celluloid, Explosives, and Matches.
Volume 6 - Beverages, Sake, Beer, Soy, Miso, Vinegar, Wines, Liquors and Soft Drinks.
Volume 7 -. Canning, Salt, Fisheries, Ice and Refrigeration.
Volume 8 - Dairies, Stock Farms, Agricultural Products, Sugar, Confectionery, Tea, and Tobacco.
Volume 6,7,8 (appendices) - Food Stuffs.
Volume 9 - Mining - Gold, Silver, Platinum, Copper, Lead, Zinc, Iron, Coal, Oil, and Sulphur.
Volume 10 - Metals - Iron, Steel, Copper, Zinc, Brass, Lead, Alloys, Castings, Bolts, Nuts, Chains, Plating, etc.
Volume 9, 10 (appendices) - Mining and Metals.
Supplement A - Trade and Industrial Leaders.
J. A. Rabbitt - Reports and Surveys:
Canton Delta and West River Railways Project, Preliminary Report. October, 1921.
Canton City Waterfront and Inner Harbor Improvements. May, 1921.
Canton Outer Harbor and Dockyard Development. October 1921.
Hakata-Wan Harbor and Daibu Railway Project, 1924.
Hakata-Wan Harbor and Daibu Railway Project. Appendix to report, 1924.
War Trade Board - economic reports, 1918.
Monthly Trade Reports: Japan Trade and Economic Letters, 1934-35.
Monthly Trade Reports: Japan Trade and Economic Letters, 1936.
Monthly Commercial Reports, 1935.
Monthly Commercial Reports, 1936.
Monthly Activity Reports - Japanese Bureaus, 1936.
Monthly Activity Reports - Japanese Bureaus, 1937.
Scientific and Technological Societies of Japan, SCAP report.
Japanese Engineering and Scientific Societies, J.A.R. memo #6.
Ductile Cast Iron in Japan. Report.
Ductile Cast Iron in Japan. Supplement to memo #8. May 1950.
Ductile Cast Iron in Japan. Appendix to memo #8 and supplement. June, 1950.
Commercial Distribution of Nickel in Japan, 1938.
Nickel Deposits in Japan and Korea. 1932-1933.
Commercial Distrubution of Nickel in Japan, 1937.
Nickel News and reports, 1936-1937.
Rotary Steel Process and Casting Machines.
Miscellaneous reports on steel.
Industrial Reparations Survey of Japan to the United States, February, 1948. C. M. Muchnic.
Material on China's iron and steel industry ore sites, coal fields and coal mines.
Miscellaneous newsclippings and articles, mainly on Far East metal industries.
Miscellaneous personal memorabilia.
J. A. Rabbitt, pen and ink sketches. ca. 1895.
Miscellaneous personal photographs.
Guest books (3), 1933-1941 (including photographs of the Japanese residence of the Rabbitts).
China and Japan photograph album (5) 1895-1930's, as follows:
J. A. Rabbitt, 1895-, Rabbitt family and residence ca. 1909, working model of aeroplane, scenes of Japanese countryside and rivers, buildings damaged by the military.
China ca. 1920-1923. Chinese graveyard, schoolroom and children, Canton arsenal after being destroyed by General Ma Chai ca. 1921, Shanghai street scenes, 1923.
Hong Kong and vicinity, 1930's; photographs of rice culture and cultivation in Japan; sketches; photos of tea flowers.
1 package of J. A. Rabbitt diplomas, awards, etc. (12).