Reports, studies, memoranda, minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, and other printed matter, relating to area studies and foreign
language studies in the United States, education to promote international understanding, and American-Japanese cultural relations.
Robert Ward was born in San Francisco in 1916. He earned a bachelor's degree from Stanford in 1936. During World War II, Ward
was recruited by the Naval Intelligence Service, attended the Navy Language School in Colorado and became a Japanese translator
on General Douglas MacArthur's staff. He received the Legion of Merit award for his service. Following the end of the war,
Ward returned to his studies and earned a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 1948.
53 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 7 card file boxes
(30.5 linear feet)
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