Register of the Paul W. Frillmann papers

Finding aid prepared by Grace Hawes
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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Title: Paul W. Frillmann papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-1971
Collection Number: 75056
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 album box, 1 microfilm box, 3 envelopes (3.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, orders, notes, and photographs relating to activities of the American Volunteer Group in China during World War II, American foreign relations with China, 1946-1950, and conditions in China during the Civil War. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
Creator: Frillmann, Paul, 1911-1972
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

Box 5 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.

Use

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1975.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Paul W. Frillmann papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Alternate Forms Available

Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

Biographical Note

1936-1941 Missionary, Hankow, China
1941-1946 Chaplain and liaison to General Claire Chennault, American Volunteer Group ("Flying Tigers"), and Office of Stratetic Services (OSS) operative
1947-1954 American Consul, Mukden, Peking, Shanghai, Hong Kong
1954 Senior Associate, Harold L. Oram Company
1972 Died
1911 Born

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, orders, notes, and photographs relating to activities of the American Volunteer Group in China during World War II, American foreign relations with China, 1946-1950, and conditions in China during the Civil War.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- China
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949
China -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- China
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group

box 1

CORRESPONDENCE 1942-1971

Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
 

General 1946-1950

 

Unidentified 1946-1967

 

Allman, N. F. 1949

 

Anderson, H. M. 1949

 

Baker, Gilbert 1948

 

Ballachey, Frank 1948

 

Barnes, George 1946

 

Berkov, Robert H. 1947

 

Bourlin, D. G. 1944

 

Brewster, Harold N. 1948

 

Central Aircraft Manufacturing Co. 1942

 

Chao Shih-chai 1946

 

Chase, A. S. 1946

 

Chen, Johnson 1946

 

Chen, Shao undated

 

Chennault, Claire L. 1948

 

Chi, T. D. 1946

 

China Foundation, The 1948

 

Chou Tsi Ya 1948

 

Clubb, O. Edmund 1946

 

Columbia Country Club, Shanghai 1948

 

Connors, W. Bradley 1947-1948

 

Crow, W. H. (?) 1947

 

Davis, Mrs. Lewis 1948

 

Drake, Waldo 1949

 

Dzao, Mrs. 1948

 

Egan, William J. Convery 1949

 

Fairbank, John K. 1946

 

Galkin, G. 1948

 

Gilpatric, Donald 1948

 

Gow Mo-ch'uan 1947

 

Gunn, Mrs. A. 1949

 

Handscomb, G. M. 1947

 

Havsky, S. B. 1948

 

Hopkins, Arthur H. 1949

 

Hsien Hsu-ming 1947

 

Huang Chu-yong 1948

 

Iverson, Lalla 1948

 

Jones, Robert H. 1946

 

King, Basil and Lee Chun Fang 1948

 

Klein, Otto 1948-1949

 

Kuttner, F. A. 1949

 

Leber Chao Chia undated

 

Leggate, Dr. 1947

 

Li Min Chin 1947

 

Lie Chu 1947

 

Liljestrand, S. H. 1966

 

Lin Chi-chun 1948

 

Linthicum, Thomas 1946

 

Liu, Hugo 1946

 

Liu Sien-wei 1949

 

Lurje, Walter 1948

 

Mabie, Janet 1949

 

Mahnke, Johanna K. 1948

 

Meng Chih 1949

 

Muller, R. J. 1948

 

Musso, Victor 1946

 

Newton, Elmer 1949

 

North, Robert G. undated

 

Ou, Y. H. 1948

 

Patterson, L. D. 1947

 

Peoples, Jack 1947

 

Rosholt, Malcolm D. 1965

 

Ryan, Dr. 1949

 

Scott, Richard C. 1947-1949

 

Service Recognition Board (Illinois) 1949

 

Sherrod, Bob 1946

 

Shoemaker, Henry 1947-1948

 

Sobbe, Hedwig 1948

 

Stumpf, L. 1948

 

Tan Soo-hian 1947

 

Tay, Paul 1948

 

Time-Life, Inc. 1947

 

Tsui, T. L. 1946

 

United States. Department of State 1946-1950

 

United States Education Foundation 1948

 

United States. Veteran's Administration 1946

 

Vietor, Dr. and Mrs. 1949

 

Walton, A. 1946

 

Ward, Angus 1947

 

Williams, John M. 1971

 

Wilson, Earl J. 1949

 

Woodberry, Earle J. 1946

 

Yah Van (Kuen) Tsiang 1948

 

Yan Chiang Ho undated

 

Yang Tso-ngan 1947

 

Yao, Mr. 1948

 

Yu Hsing 1948

 

Yuan Lay 1948

box 2

CHINA. AIR FORCE. AMERICAN VOLUNTEER GROUP FILE 1941-1969

Scope and Contents note

Lists, correspondence with families of deceased members, and other material relating to the American Volunteer Group, arranged as listed.
 

General

 

Lists of deceased and burial sites

 

Lists of members

 

Lists of personal effects

 

Chaplain

 

Correspondence

 

1941 September - 1942 July

 

1942 August - 1943 May

 

Tiger Rag, The

 

SUBJECT FILE 1941-1950

Scope and Contents note

Memoranda, reports, printed material, and other material, arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
 

Biographical material

box 2

Certificates, awards

 

Education records

 

Employment records

 

Forms

 

Miscellaneous

 

Notes, notebook

box 3

Printed material

 

Receipts, business records

 

Travel vouchers, passes, etc.

 

United States Army records

 

Birch, John

 

China - Communist Party

 

Miscellaneous

 

United States

 

Department of State

 

Department of the Army - Intelligence Section

 

Foreign relations - East (Far East)

 

Information Service (USIS)

 

General

 

Memoranda

 

Receipts

 

Korea

 

Office of Strategic Services (OSS)

box 4

OVERSIZE MATERIAL 1947-1951

 

Three certificates 1947, 1950-1951

 

PHOTOGRAPHS undated

Scope and Contents note

164 prints / 8 negatives / 3 envelopes / 1 oversize box
envelope A

7 prints of Paul W. Frillmann; 9 prints of Paul W. Frillmann and others; 30 prints of Paul W. Frillmann officiating at American Volunteer Group (Flying Tiger) funerals; 5 prints of American Volunteer Group burials; 2 prints of cemetery where American Volunteer group members are buried undated

envelope B

31 prints of unidentified scenes; 65 prints of unidentified people; 8 negatives undated

envelope C

10 prints of portraits of American Volunteer Group members; 2 prints of American Volunteer Group members; 2 prints of General Claire L. Chennault; 1 print of General Claire L. and Mrs. Anna Chennault with unidentified person undated

album fD

1 photograph album, primarily prints of Chinese paintings undated

box 5

1 picture of Paul W. Frillmann on woodblock

Conditions Governing Access

Box 5 may not used be used without permission of the Archivist.
onsite digital

DECLASSIFIED U.S. GOVERNMENT RECORDS 1945-1949

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Available as PDF files. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder by date of creation.
 

Records released in 2010 1945-1949

 

Paul W. Frillman memo to Chief, SI, OSS, CT, "Report on Third War Area Activities," 1945 May 12

 

Department of State transmittal to certain American diplomatic and consular offices regarding department's white paper on China, with letter from Dean Acheson to the president 1949 July 29