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Guide to the George Clayton Foulk Papers, [ca. 1876-1889]
BANC MSS Z-Z 148  
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Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Correspondence

 

Incoming Letters

item 1

American Geographical Society, New York

 

1 letter, 1883

item 2

American Trading Company (New York)

 

3 letters from Yokohama and Shanghai offices, 1888

item 3

Arthur, Chester Alan

 

1 letter (copy), 1883

item 4

Baird, Spencer Fullerton

 

1 letter, 1883

item 5

Bayard, Thomas Francis

 

1 letter, 1887

item 6

Harrington, Parnell Frederick

 

3 letters, 1882-1883

item 7

Holme, Ringer and Company, Nagasaki

 

2 letters, 1885-1886

item 8

Sampson, William Thomas

 

3 letters, 1882-1883

item 9

Soley, James Russell

 

3 letters, 1882-1883

item 10

U.S. Navy Department, Washington, D.C.

 

8 letters, signed by: W. B. Chandler, D. B. Harmony, J. G. Walker, Theo B. M. Mason, 1883-1887

item 11

U.S. Treasury Department, Washington, D.C.

 

4 letters, 1888-1889

item 12

Miscellaneous

 

7 letters, 1883-1889

 

Outgoing Letters

 

71 letters, 1878-1889

 

Pay Orders

item 1

U.S. Navy Pay Office, Baltimore, Maryland

 

2 letters, 1879

item 2

U.S. Navy Pay Office, New York

 

4 letters, 1879-1883

item 3

U.S. Navy Pay Office, Philadelphia

 

3 letters, 1876

item 4

U.S. Navy Yard Pay Office, Washington, D.C.

 

6 letters, 1883-1889

item 5

U.S. Treasury Department, Washington D.C.

 

40 letters, 1878-1889

item 6

Miscellaneous

 

9 pieces, 1883-1884

 

U.S. Navy Orders

 

57 pieces, 1876 -1888

 

U.S. Navy Vouchers and Reports

item 1

Efficiency Reports on Foulke

 

9 pieces, 1877-1887

item 2

Travel vouchers

 

3 pieces, 1881

item 3

Details of Duty

 

6 pieces, 1876-1888

 

Miscellaneous

item 1

Passports of Foulke

 

4 pieces, 1881-1884

item 2

Calling cards, souvenirs, invitations

 

9 pieces

item 3

Receipts

 

103 pieces, 1885-1888

item 4

Miscellany

 

47 pieces

item 5

Forms and envelopes

 

10 pieces

 

Noble Correspondence.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Harold J. Noble and members of Foulke's family
 

9 pieces, 1927-1928

Box 2

v. 1. Journeys in Korea by Foulke; a diary, 1884

 

v. 2. Photographs of Foulke, Mrs. Foulke, and Japanese friends.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Note

Note: On September 3, 1986, only six photographs were found in Volume 2 and MSS Division has no record of transferring them out.
 

Printed Items:

item 1

A Chapter of Mission History in Modern Japan compiled by James H. Pettee, Okayama, Japan [1895?]

item 2

Siberian time-tables (3)

item 3

Miscellaneous news articles.

item 4

Sample of hand-made paper.

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Outgoing letters from Foulke, George Clayton, 1856-1893

 

Letters to various persons, 1878-1889.

Additional Note

Letter, 1878, to Admiral T. H. Patterson, reports on Chinese naval vessels at the Pagoda Anchorage, Min River; letter, 1881, to the Secretary of the Navy, suggests return of three Navy officers (himself included) from Yokohama via Siberia and Europe, and value of their report to the Navy; letter, Nov. 20, 1888, to Baron Takasaki Goraku, reports on the Union Iron Works, San Francisco.
 

American Geographical Society, New York.

 

Letter(s), 1883.

 

Arthur, Chester Alan, Pres. U.S., 1830-1886

 

Copy of letter, 1883.

 

Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1888.

 

Letter, 1883, (1)

Additional Note

Written as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
 

Bayard, Thomas Francis, 1828-1898

 

Letter, 1887, (1)

Additional Note

Written as Secretary of State.
 

Harrington, Purnell Frederick, 1844-1937

 

Letters, 1882-1883, (3)

 

Holme, Ringer and Company, Nagasaki

 

Letters, 1885-1886, (2)

 

Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902

 

Letters, 1882-1883, (3)

 

Soley, James Russell, 1850-1911

 

Letters, 1882-1883, (3)

Additional Note

Written as Librarian, U.S. Navy Department.
 

U.S. Navy Department

 

Letters, 1883-1887, (8)

Additional Note

Signed by W. E. Chandler, Secretary, and David B. Harmony, Acting Secretary, of the Navy; and by J. G. Walker, Chief, Bureau of Navigation, and others. Also, pay orders from various Naval Pay Offices, travel vouchers, efficiency reports and duty details, 1876-1889.
 

U.S. Treasury Department

 

Letters, 1888-1889, (4)

Additional Note

Also, pay vouchers, 1875-1889.