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Register of the Joseph William Ballantine Papers, 1909-1970.
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joseph William Ballantine Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1909-1970
    Collection number: 73076
    Creator: Ballantine, Joseph, b. 1888.
    Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes (1.3 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Memoirs, notes, reports, articles, and printed matter, relating to American foreign policy in East Asia, and to the foreign policy views of Owen Lattimore.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joseph William Ballantine Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1973.


    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 at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Lattimore, Owen, 1900-
    United States. Dept. of State.
    East Asia.
    East Asia--Foreign relations--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Foreign relations--East Asia.

    Biographical Note

    1888 Born, Abmednaga, India
    1909 Joined the U.S. Foreign Service
    1930 Secretary of the American Delegation to the London Naval Conference
    1944 Directed the Office of Far Eastern Affairs
    1945-1947 Special Assistant to the Secretary of State
    After his retirement, served with the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. and lectured at NYU