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Inventory of the J. Franklin Ray papers, 1946-1947
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  • Biographical Note

  • Title: J. Franklin Ray papers
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1947
    Collection Number: 76054
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Abstract: Minutes of meetings and reports relating to relief activities of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration in China at the end of World War II.
    Creator: Ray, J. Franklin (Jefferson Franklin), 1905-


    Collection open for research.
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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jefferson Franklin Ray Papers [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1976.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Scope and Contents of Collection

    Collection composed of meeting minutes and reports related to the activities of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (U.N.R.R.A.) in China at the end of World War II.

    Biographical Note

    J. Franklin Ray was an American diplomat who served in several United Nations and State Department positions. From 1945 to 1947 he was the director of the Far East Office of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. In this position he was responsible for supervising the welfare missions in Australia, China, India, Korea, New Zealand, and the Philippines. Ray was also a member of the 1948 and 1949 delegation to the Far Eastern Commission. From 1951 to 1953 he served in the United States, and United Nations posts dealing with Korean economic development. J. Franklin Ray died on February 22nd, 1991.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
    International relief.
    Reconstruction (1939-1951)--China.
    World War, 1939-1945--China.
    World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1939-1945.