Register of the W. Sheldon Ridge Papers, 1905-1939

machine-readable finding aid created by James Ryan.
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the W. Sheldon Ridge Papers, 1905-1939.

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Encoded by:
James Ryan.
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: W. Sheldon Ridge Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1905-1939
Collection Number: 47017
Creator: Ridge, W. Sheldon (William Sheldon), b. 1875
Collection Size: 14 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder (7 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Clippings and notes, relating to political, social, and economic conditions in China and to Chinese history, foreign relations, and civilization.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], W. Sheldon Ridge Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1947.

Accruals

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Access Points

China.


Series Description

Box No. 1.

Subject File, 1918-1939.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, position papers, reports, and printed matter arranged alphabetically by subject
Box No. 2-14.

Clippings and Notes, 1918-1939.

Scope and Content Note

Personal reference file of Ridge, whose arrangement was kept here
Map Case

Oversize Material

Scope and Content Note

Political cartoons (in Chinese), charts of the 1910 census data, maps and posters on the subjects of opium, the Shantung flooding, etc.

Container List

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1918-1939

Box 1.

Chai-tung - Coal

 

Chin Yun-peng

 

China - Foreign relations

 

General

 

Japan - Loans made by Japan

 

Opium

 

Correspondence of Ridge

 

International Anti-Opium Association file

 

Correspondence

 

Memoranda

 

Position papers

 

Reports

 

Miscellaneous

 

Ridge - Personal file

 

Russia

 

Salt

 

Stevens, Frederick. Statement to newspapers on his position as representative of the American group of the Consortium, 1921 January 21

 

Sun Yat-sen

 

Yellow River. Report by C. G. W. Finje van Salvadera on the improvement of the Hwang-ho, or Yellow River

 

Yuan Ko-ting, Crown Prince

 

Yuan Shi-k'ai

 

CLIPPINGS AND NOTES, 1918-1939

Box 2.

Biographical file of notable Chinese and foreigners, 1918-1920

Box 3.

War file, 1918-1939

Box 4-5.

Subject file

 

1918-1919

Box 6-7.

1918-1919

Box 8.

1920-1922

Box 9-11.

Post 1922, mostly 1933-1939

Box 12.

Opium file

Box 13.

Miscellaneous

 

Clippings arranged chronologically by month

Box 14.

Clippings arranged by subject

 

OVERSIZE MATERIAL

Box Map Case

Political cartoons (in Chinese), charts of the 1910 census data, maps and posters on the subjects of opium, the Shantung flooding, etc.