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  • Title: Charles Beach Boothe papers
    Date (inclusive): 1850-1976
    Collection Number: 65006
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, and clippings relating to the involvement of C. B. Boothe, Homer Lea, and other Americans, with Sun Yat-sen and other Chinese, in schemes to overthrow the Chinese Imperial Government, 1908-1911, and to Laurence Boothe, son of C. B. Boothe, 1905-1976. Includes a mounted photograph of Sun Yat-sen, 1910; printed copies of two books by Homer Lea, The Vermilion Pencil, and The Valor of Ignorance; and photocopies of mortality registers of Sacramento, California, 1850-1851.
    Creator: Boothe, Charles Beach, 1851-1913
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    Box 1 closed; use copies available in Box 2. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

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

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1965.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Beach Boothe papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    American businessman.

    Scope and Contents of Collection

    Correspondence, memoranda, and clippings relating to the involvement of C. B. Boothe, Homer Lea, and other Americans, with Sun Yat-sen and other Chinese, in schemes to overthrow the Chinese Imperial Government, 1908-1911, and to Laurence Boothe, son of C. B. Boothe, 1905-1976. Includes a mounted photograph of Sun Yat-sen, 1910; printed copies of two books by Homer Lea, The Vermilion Pencil, and The Valor of Ignorance; and photocopies of mortality registers of Sacramento, California, 1850-1851.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Americans -- China
    United States -- Foreign relations
    China -- History -- Xuantong, 1908-1912
    Sun, Yat-sen, 1866-1925
    Lea, Homer, 1876-1912