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  • Title: Laurence E. Salisbury papers
    Date (inclusive): 1916-1973
    Collection Number: 77032
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes (1.8 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, reports, and memoranda, relating to American foreign relations with China, Japan, and the Philippines, and to political developments in the United States


    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

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1977.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Laurence E. Salisbury Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Laurence E. Salisbury, 1891-1976

    1891, March 13 born, Chicago, Illinois
    1916 graduated, University of Chicago
    1916-17 Instructor in English, Japan
    1917-1919 Second Lieutenant, Overseas Service, British Army
    1920 Student Interpreter, Japan
    1922 Vice-Consul and interpreter, Kobe, Japan
    1924-1928 Foreign Service Officer, Japan
    1928-1929 State Department, Washington
    1930 Assigned to Paris
    1931 Assigned to Tokyo
    1932 Assigned to State Department, Washington
    1933-1938 Assigned to Peking
    1938 Assigned to State Department, Washington
    1939 First Secretary to Office of High Commissioner, Philippines
    1941-1944 Deputy Assistant Chief, Division of Far Eastern Affairs, Washington
    1944 Acting Chief, Division of Southwest Pacific Affairs, Washington
    1944-1948 Editor, Far Eastern Survey (American Institute of Pacific Relations Publication)
    1976 died

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States
    United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan
    World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
    China -- Foreign relations -- United States
    United States -- Foreign relations -- China
    Diplomats -- United States
    United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953
    Far Eastern Survey.
    Philippines -- Foreign relations -- United States
    United States -- Foreign relations -- Philippines
    United States. Department of State
    Institute of Pacific Relations. American Council