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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Richard C. Wilson Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1972
    Collection number: 72057
    Creator: Wilson, Richard C., 1902-1972.
    Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes, 6 card file boxes, 4 envelopes 2.9 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, American Red Cross reports, card files on individuals, club membership lists, and printed matter, relating to the personal experiences of former residents of the Far East, as reported in the monthly newsletter, The Far Easterner; and to Japanese internment camps, 1941-1942
    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], Richard C. Wilson Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.


    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

    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--East Asia.
    World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons.
    East Asia.
    East Asia--Foreign population.

    Biographical Note

    1902, September 25 Born, Waverly, Kansas
    1922-1924 Reporter, Kansas City Star
    1924-1929 United Press Bureau Chief, Oklahoma City, Lincoln, and Dallas
    1929-1932 United Press Bureau Chief, Mexico City
    1932-1934 United Press Hollywood feature writer and subsequently assigned to San Francisco as cable editor to handle news of Japanese invasion of Manchuria
    1934-1936 United Press Bureau Chief, Honolulu
    1936-1941 United Press Manager for Southeast Asia, Manila
    1941-1942 Interned in Japanese internment camp
    1942 Coordinator of U.S. propaganda program in Mexico, U.S. State Department
    1944-1948 Public Relations Adviser, C.V. Starr and Co.
    1948-1953 Advertising Director, Manila Chronicle
    1953-1972 Editor, Far Easterner
    1972 Died