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Rowe (David Nelson) papers
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Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, reports, printed matter, photographs, slides, phonotapes, microfilm, maps, postcards, and memorabilia relating to Chinese history and foreign relations, Asian area studies, Japanese World War II propaganda, application of the People's Republic of China for admission to the United Nations, and communism in Asia.
David Rowe (1905-1985) was born in Nanjing in 1905 to American missionaries of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He received his BA from Princeton, and PhD in University of Chicago. In 1938 he went to China as a Rockefeller Foundation fellow, returning to America the next year and began teaching at Princeton University. In 1941-42, he served as special assistant to director of the Office of Strategic Services and US ambassador to China. Began teaching at Yale University in 1945 until his retirement in 1974.
147 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 4 oversize folders (66.1 Linear Feet)
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Box 143 may not be used without permission of the Archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.