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Inventory of the Joseph Earle Jacobs papers
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Political Adviser to the Commanding General in Korea file

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Press release on Korea and the Soviet Union, 1948 April 9

Scope and Contents note

Includes two newspaper clippings, one in Korean.
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U.S. Foreign Service reports on Syngman Rhee, the establishment of the Korean government, etc.

 

"Intimate Report on Syngman Rhee" (8 pp.), 1948 February 9

 

Syngman Rhee to John R. Hodge (3 pp.), 1948 August 6

 

Memorandum (2 pp.), 1948 August 12

 

Memorandum, re arrival of Douglas MacArthur (3 pp.), 1948 August

 

Press release, Rhee address (4 pp.), 1948 August 15

 

Press release, MacArthur address (2 pp.), 1948 August 15

 

Press release, Gen. John Hodge's remarks (3 pp.), 1948 August 15

 

Speech of H.E. Ambassador Liu Yu-wan (1 p.), 1948 August 15

 

Address of Rev. P. J. Byrne (2 pp.), 1948 August 15

 

Enclosure #2 to despatch No. 270, "List of Officials of Government of Republic of Korea," 1948 August 21

 

Press release re Jacobs' return to Washington, 1948 August 25

 

Memorandum for Jacobs, re establishment of government of South Korea, 1948 November 3

 

Booklet, "Korea Reborn"

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South Korean political matters, 1947-1948

 

Material re visit of Lt. General A. C. Wedemeyer, etc. to Korea (30 pp.), 1947 August 26-September 3

 

Liaison and Consular Officials attached to the U.S. Army Forces in Korea (2 pp.), 1948 August 1

 

American Delegation, U.S.-U.S.S.R. Joint Commission, Political Advisory Group (7 pp.), 1947 August 2

 

Official letter of by Jacobs to Secretary of State, regarding Pyongyang Conference (4 pp.), 1948 May 3

 

Airgram, Jacobs to Department of State, re disorder on Cheju Island (3 pp.), 1948 May 4

 

Memorandum, regarding threats to representative of Korea from North Korean radio broadcasts (17 pp.), 1948 December 1

 

"What Is a Korean National Youth?" (5 pp.), 1947 January 28

 

"The Spirit of Korean Chivalry," 1947 January 29

 

Despatch enclosure regarding the South Korea Labor Party (6 pp.), 1948 March 28

 

Letter, Jacobs to Secretary of State, regarding Kimm Kivsic - Kim Koo Unification Movement (2 pp.), 1948 August 4

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Despatches, memoranda, and printed matter, 1947-1948

 

Memorandum for General Wedemeyer, subject: "Comments on Memorandum dated July 15, 1947," 1947 August 22

 

Memorandum for General Wedemeyer, subject: "Political Observations on Korea," 1947 August 23

 

Memorandum for General Wedemeyer, subject: "Recommendations With Regard to Korea," 1947 August 29

 

Memorandum for General Wedemeyer, subject: "Some Highlights of United States Policy Toward Korea," 1947 September 2

 

Memorandum, South Korean Interim Government, subject: "Cost of Occupation - Military government" (4 pp.), 1948 April 29

 

Memorandum, subject: "Concert for the American Delegation," 1947 July 2

 

Memorandum, "People killed in South Korea from 01 January 1948 to 26 April 1948" (1 p.)

 

Despatches No. 1028, 1029, to the State Department, (4 pp. each), 1948 July 8

 

Despatches No. 961, 962, to the State Department (9 pp., 8 pp.), 1948 June 26

 

Despatches No. 923, No. 924, to the State Department (4 pp. each), 1948 June 21

 

Despatches No. 917, 918, to the State Department (8 pp., 4 pp.), 1948 June 19

 

Despatch No. 829 (1 p.), 1948 June 8

 

Despatch No. 736 (7 pp.), 1948 May 26

 

Despatch (carbon), to State Department (8 pp.), 1948 February 12

 

Note on American expenditures (1 p.)

 

Copy of State Department telegram (No. 142) (3 pp.), 1947 July 14

 

Press conference of General Hodge (off the record), 1948 May 7

 

TiP (Troop information Program) newsletter, "The Progress and Problems of the Joint Commission," 1947 August 15

 

"The Occupation of Korea," Foreign Policy Reports, by George M. McCune, 1947 October 15

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Printed material on Korea, booklets, newspapers, periodical clippings

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U.N. Temporary Commission on Korea, 1947-1948

 

Telegram #361 to Dept., 1947 September 19

 

Letter to Lt. Gen. John Hodge from Maj. Gen. C. A. Willoughby (3 pp.), 1948 July 15

 

Memorandum, State Department Office of Intelligence Research, "Moscow Radio Criticism of the United Nations and the United Nations Temporary Commission on Korea" (23 pp.), 1948 November 1

 

Memorandum, "Description of the Interim Committee Proceedings on Korea, Feb. 19-26, 1948" (19 pp.), 1948 April 14

 

Despatch No. 184, to Secretary of State regarding "Draft documents... (of) Australian delegate...at 65th and 66th Plenary Sessions of the U.N. Commission on Korea," plus enclosures (6 pp.), 1948 June 24

 

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Soviet statements in Comm. I, General Assembly, 2nd Session V, "The Problem of the Independence of Korea" (38 pp.), 1948 August 31

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Joint U.S.-U.S.S.R. Commission on Korea, reports and positions, 1947-1948

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the U.S.S.R., "The Soviet Union and the Korean Question - Documents," Moscow, 1948

 

Joint communiqué (12 pp.), 1947 June 12-11

 

U.S. Foreign Service, No. 24, subject: "Methods of Dealing with Soviet Officials" (6 pp.), 1948 February 6

 

U.S. Foreign Service, No. 97, subject: "Visit to Seoul of Underseer of Army, Wm. H. Draper," plus attachment (7 pp.), 1947 September 26

 

U.S. Foreign Service, No. 102, subject: "Visit to Seoul of Underseer of Army, Wm. H. Draper," 1947 September 30

 

U.S. Foreign Service, No. 126, subject: "Visit to Seoul of members of intrastate and foreign commerce congressional committee" (2 lv.), 1947 October 21

 

Drafts on thoughts re Korea, in letter form to Hugh Borton, State Department (12 pp.), 1947 July 25

 

List of dates of Joint Commission meetings - meetings 38-62 (1 leaf), 1947

 

Soviet proposal re plan of work in Pyongyang during 30 June - 3 July 1947 (2 lv.), 1947 July 23

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 48th meeting (5 lv.), 1947 July 29

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 49th meeting (3 lv.), 1947 July 31

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 50th meeting (3 lv.), 1947 August 1

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 51st meeting (3 lv.), 1947 August 5

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 52nd meeting (4 lv.), 1947 August 7

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 53rd meeting (carbons, 6 pp.), 1947 August 12

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 54th meeting, 1947 August 20

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 55th meeting, 1947 August 20

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 56th meeting (7 lv.), 1947 August 26

 

"Position of the Soviet Delegation," 57th meeting (8 lv.), 1947 September 3

 

Draft, U.S. position on freedom of expression and eligibility for consultation (re Korean government statements) (4 lv.), 1947 June 28

 

List of Soviet objections to parties and Social organizations (1 leaf), 1947 July

 

Observations of Interpreter of Joint Commission trip to Pyongyang (10 pp.), 1947 June 29-July 3

 

Korean organizations in the U.S., as of 16 October 1947 (3 lv.)

 

Notes on Korean politics compiled by the Political Advisory Group, American delegation, U.S.-U.S.S.R. Joint Committee in cooperation of G-2, Hg. XXIV Corps, 1947 September 1

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"Notes on Korean Politics," 1947

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Joint U.S.-U.S.S.R. Commission on Korea, invitations and programs, 1947

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Telephone directory, Greater Seoul Area, 1948 March 1

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Communism in Italy, embassy reports and printed matter, 1950-1953

Scope and Contents note

Includes a preliminary report on the VII Congress of the Italian Communist Party and a map of Italy showing communist areas.
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Joint Committee in the Philippines, report and press release (5 pp.), 1937-1939

Scope and Contents note

Includes a press release of 1939 August 7 regarding the bill to amend the Philippine Independence Act.
 

Netherland India

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Tourist booklets and guides, circa 1935

Scope and Contents note

Titles include "A Short Guide to the Boro-Budur," "Dutch East Indies, Indo-China, Malaya, Siam," "Tourist Map: Bali and the Idjen-Highland," "The Best of Java," "Sumatra," "Bali," and "Handbook of Information and Intended Time Table: K.P.M. Line."
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Tourist booklets and guides, circa 1935

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International Mixed Court, Shanghai, trial, 1925

 

Correspondence

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Mainly personal correspondence documenting Jacobs' various appointments with in the Department of State. Includes a series of letters relating to his forced resignation as Ambassador to Czechoslovakia by President Truman and correspondence with friend Alger Hiss.
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1922-1924

Scope and Contents note

Includes one photograph, undated.
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1925-1927

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1928-1930

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1933-1936

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1937-1939

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1940-1942

Scope and Contents note

Includes newspaper clipping from the Manila Daily Bulletin, 1940 September 10.
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1945-1946

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1947-1948

Scope and Contents note

Includes newspaper clipping in Czech, 1948 December 19.
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1949

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Includes newspaper clipping from the New York Times, 1949 June 16.
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1950-1954

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1955-1956

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Includes two photographs, 1955.
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1957

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Official orders, 1946-1955

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Material related to U.S. involvement in China, 1915-1926

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, memoranda on judicial procedure, 1922 congressional resolution and presidential proclamation, 1921 executive order, 1915 booklet titled "Outlines of the System of Civil Government in China," and newspaper clippings.
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Congressional report and act, 1909, 1922

Scope and Contents note

Report of the Sixtieth Congress, Session II, and "An Act Relative to the Naturalization and Citizenship of Married Women."
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"Reports on the Peculiarities of Consular Service Work in China Under Extraterritoriality," report and correspondence, 1920

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Obituaries, 1967-1971