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Institute of Pacific Relations records

Title
Institute of Pacific Relations records, 1927-1962.
Description
232 linear ft. ( 476 boxes, 59 volumes, & 2 oversize folders)
Arrangement
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged in 9 parts. Box A-B: Cataloged correspondence & manuscripts; Box 1-100: Part I, Pacific Council of the Institute of Pacific Relations; Box 101-295: Part II, American Institute of Pacific Relations, 1926-1959 & misc. committee files; Box 296-340: Part III, Files of individuals; Box 341-381: Part IV, McCarran Committee files; Box 382-439: Part V, Financial records; Box 440-446: Part VI, Publications; Box 447-456: Part VII, Misc. files; Box 457-472: Part VIII, Conference documents and papers; Box 473-474: Part IX, McCarthy Committee files; Oversize materials: Financial records-ledgerbooks (59 volumes), Photographs, Scrapbooks (3 volumes).
Finding Aid
Finding aid in repository.
Summary
The office files of the American Institute of Pacific Relations and the international Institute of Pacific Relations, containing correspondence and reports concerned with international conferences, research programs, and publications programs of both Institutes, and relating to the political, economic, and social problems in eastern and southern Asia and the South Pacific, as well as with problems of American foreign policy. There are many travel letters and on-the-spot reports relating to conditions in China, Japan, Russia, Australia, the Philippines, India, and Pakistan during the period 1933 to 1954.
1990 Addition: I.P.R. materials found in the Papers of Sen. Joseph McCarthy at Marquette University have been added.
Restrictions
The following boxes are located off-site: 1-474. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Notes
Pearl S. Buck letters are on microfilm.
Provenance
Gift of the American Institute of Pacific Relations and International Institute of Pacific Relations via William L. Holland & Mary F. Healy, 1961.
Gift of F. Hamburger, Jr. of Johns Hopkins University, Archives, 1981.
Gift of Marquette University, 1990.
Cite As
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Institute of Pacific Relations records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Format
Manuscript Manuscript/Archive
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