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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul Myron Wentworth Linebarger Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1889-1939
    Collection Number: 82025
    Creator: Linebarger, Paul Myron Wentworth, 1871-1939.
    Collection Size: 23 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 5 envelopes (10.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to political conditions in China and to Sun Yat-sen.
    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], Paul Myron Wentworth Linebarger Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.


    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

    Sun, Yat-sen, 1866-1925.
    China--History--Republic, 1912-1949.
    China--Politics and government--1912-1949.

    Biographical Note

    1871, June 15 Born, Warren, Illinois
    1889 Naperville College and Lake Forest University
    1889-1892 Law Student, Paris, France
    1893 Admitted to Bar, Chicago, Illinois
    1893-1895 Student, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    1895 Began Law Practice, Chicago, Illinois
    1901 Author, Les Combattants Francais
    1902 Author, U.S. Government
    1901-1907 U.S. Judge, 7th District, Philippine Islands
    1907-1925 Legal Adviser to Sun Yat-sen
    1912 Married, Lillian Bearden Kirk
    1915 Author, Chinese Chances Through Europe's War
    1916 Author, Miss American Dollars
    1918 Author, This Side of France
    1922 Author, The World Gone Mad
    1924 Author, Sun Yat-sen and the Chinese Republic
    1927 Author, Our Common Cause With China Against Imperialism and Communism
    1929 Author, The Maker of Modern China and His Three Principles
    1931 Author, La Chin e Navree, Es Espana otra China?
    1930-1937 Adviser, Nationalist Government, China
    1939, February 20 Died, Washington, D.C.