Register of the W. Sheldon Ridge papers

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Title: W. Sheldon Ridge papers
Date (inclusive): 1905-1939
Collection Number: 47017
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 14 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder (7.0 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Clippings and notes, relating to political, social, and economic conditions in China and to Chinese history, foreign relations, and civilization.
Creator: Ridge, W. Sheldon (William Sheldon), 1875-
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1947.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], W. Sheldon Ridge Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of documents created and accumulated by W. Sheldon Ridge. It contains correspondence, memoranda, position papers, reports, printed matter, clippings, and notes relating to political, social, and economic conditions in China and to Chinese history, foreign relations, and civilization. Includes political cartoons (in Chinese), charts of the 1910 census data, maps and posters on the subjects of opium, the Shantung flooding, etc.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Journalists
Journalism -- China
China -- Civilization

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1918-1939

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, memoranda, position papers, reports, and printed matter arranged alphabetically by subject
box 1

Chai-tung - Coal

box 1

Chin Yun-peng

 

China - Foreign relations

box 1

General

box 1

Japan - Loans made by Japan

 

Opium

box 1

Correspondence of Ridge

 

International Anti-Opium Association file

box 1

Correspondence

box 1

Memoranda

box 1

Position papers

box 1

Reports

box 1

Miscellaneous

box 1

Ridge - Personal file

box 1

Russia

box 1

Salt

box 1

Stevens, Frederick. Statement to newspapers on his position as representative of the American group of the Consortium, 1921 January 21

box 1

Sun Yat-sen

box 1

Yellow River. Report by C. G. W. Finje van Salvadera on the improvement of the Hwang-ho, or Yellow River

box 1

Yuan Ko-ting, Crown Prince

box 1

Yuan Shi-k'ai

 

CLIPPINGS AND NOTES, 1918-1939

Scope and Contents note

Personal reference file of Ridge, whose arrangement was kept here
box 2

Biographical file of notable Chinese and foreigners, 1918-1920

box 3

War file, 1918-1939

 

Subject file

box 4

1918-1919

box 5

1918-1919

box 6

1918-1919

box 7

1918-1919

box 8

1920-1922

box 9

Post 1922, mostly 1933-1939

box 10

Post 1922, mostly 1933-1939

box 11

Post 1922, mostly 1933-1939

box 12

Opium file

 

Miscellaneous

box 13

Clippings arranged chronologically by month

box 14

Clippings arranged by subject

 

OVERSIZE MATERIAL

Scope and Contents note

Political cartoons (in Chinese), charts of the 1910 census data, maps and posters on the subjects of opium, the Shantung flooding, etc.
box Map Case

Political cartoons (in Chinese), charts of the 1910 census data, maps and posters on the subjects of opium, the Shantung flooding, etc.