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Preliminary Inventory to the Joseph Earle Jacobs Papers 1925-1951
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Description
Writings, correspondence, reports, and printed matter, relating to reconstruction in Korea after World War II, the Italian communist movement, the Philippine independence movement, and the Shanghai riot of May 30, 1925.
Background
JACOBS, JOSEPH EARLE - diplomatic service; b. Johnston, S.C., Oct. 31, 1893; s. Joseph and Nettie (Austin) J.; A.B., Coll. Charleston 1913, LL.D., 1953; m. Elizabeth McNutt, Aug 23, 1930, - Student interpreter in China and detailed to Peking, Nov. 5, 1915 - vice consul, at Foochow, 1917-18 - vice consul and interpreter, Shanghai, 1918 - American Assessor International Mixed Court, Shanghai, 1918-25 - judge Consular Court, Dist. of Shanghai, 1919-20; appointed consul, 1921 - reclassified as foreign service officer, 1924 - administrative consul at Shanghai, May-Dec 1925 - tech. adviser to American Commissioner on Extra-territorial Jurisdiction in China, 1926 - consul at Yumanfu, China, 1926-28, Shanghai, 1928-30 - rep. of American minister to China in negotiations with regard to Provisional Court, Shanghai, Dec. 1929-Feb 1930- duty Far Eastern Div., Dept. of State, 1930-34 - foreign service inspector 1935-36 - chief Office of Philippine Affairs, Dept. of State, 1936-40 - counselor of Legation, Cairo, 1940-45 - attached to polit. sect., Allied Hdqrs., Mediterranean Command, Caserta, Italy, Jan 1945 - American representative to Albania, May 1945-Nov 1946; - polit. adviser to comdg. gen. Korea, 1947-48; - career minister, U.S. foreign service, Nov. 1947 - U. S. ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1948-49 - minister to American Embassy, Rome - spl assistant for Mutual Defense Assistant Program, 1949-55; - United States ambassador to Poland 1955-57; - Member Joint Com. of Experts on Philippine Affairs, 1937; - adviser Far Eastern affairs, 3d session Gen. Assembly UN., Paris, 1948; - Awarded Patriotic Civilian Service Medal by Dept. of Army, 1949. Address: care Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Extent
2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
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Availability
Collection open for research.