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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Payson J. Treat Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1855-1973
    Collection number: 60003
    Creator: Treat, Payson Jackson, 1879-
    Collection Size: 65 manuscript boxes, 7 envelopes, 1 album box, 1 oversize folder, 4 scrolls, 6 hair pins, 1 utensil 28.7 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, reports, interviews, copies of diplomatic records, speeches, writings, notes, photographs, maps, memorabilia, and printed matter, relating to the diplomatic history of Japan, China, and other countries of the Far East. Includes a pamphlet collection on World War I
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], Payson J. Treat Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1960.


    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

    China--Foreign relations
    East Asia
    East Asia--Foreign relations
    Japan--Foreign relations

    Biographical Note

    Payson J. Treat 1879-1972

    1879, November 12 Born, New York City, New York
    1903 A.B. Wesleyan University.
    1903 A.M., Columbia University.
    1905-45 Instructor and Professor, Stanford University.
    1910 Ph.D., Stanford University.
    1910 Author, The National Land System, 1785-1820.
    1917 Author, Early Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Japan, 1853-1865.
    1921 Author, Japan and the United States, 1853-1921.