Overview of the Frank A. Crampton papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: Frank A. Crampton papers
Date (inclusive): 1924-1963
Collection Number: 80050
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6 manuscript boxes, 3 album boxes, 5 envelopes, 1 oversize folder, 8 phonotape cassettes (5.1 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, statistics, printed matter, maps, and photographs, relating to revolutionary events in Canton and Shanghai, 1924-1927, and to relief and economic reconstruction, especially mining operations in South Korea after the Korean War.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
General Physical Description note:
Creator: Crampton, Frank A.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank A. Crampton papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.

Accruals

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.

Biographical/Historical Note

American mining engineer; advisor to the South Korean Ministry of Commerce and Industry, 1953-1954.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, statistics, printed matter, maps, and photographs, relating to revolutionary events in Canton and Shanghai, 1924-1927, and to relief and economic reconstruction, especially mining operations in South Korea after the Korean War.

Language Processing Information

In English, Chinese and Korean.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Engineers.
Guangzhou (China)--History.
Korea (South)--Economic conditions.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Civilian relief.
Mines and mineral resources--Korea (South)
Phonotapes.
Shanghai (China)--History.

Cassette cabinet

Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 sound cassettes
Cassette cabinet

Frank Crampton dictation 28 June 1953

Access

Use copy reference number: 80050_a_0010497

Scope and Contents note

Note included with the accessioned cassette reads:
This tape is a transcription made from dictation on a dictabelt by Frank Crampton in Seoul, Korea, on June 28, 1953, after a discussion with a Colonel Livingston and a Lt. Colonel Veatch (Veach).
This tape is a part of a larger picture developed in recording of a conference in July, 1953, and a conference in August, 1953. These conferences included representatives of the Utah Construction Company and of the Korea Tungsten Company, Mr. Crampton, and in August conference, the Minister of Commerce and Industry of Korea.
Cassette cabinet

Frank Crampton dictation 02 July 1953

Access

Use copy reference number: 80050_a_0010498

Scope and Contents note

Note accompanying the accessioned cassette reads:
Tape #1 comprises Belts 1, 2, and 3, dated July 2, 1953, by Frank Crampton's note on insert with dictabelts.
The conversation starts off abruptly with reference to a letter by Mr. Baker on the eighteenth (no month). Correspondence contains a copy of a letter by Mr. Baker dated May 18, 1953.
 

The rest of the collection is not yet described.