Register of the Paul Myron Wentworth Linebarger Papers, 1889-1939

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Register of the Paul Myron Wentworth Linebarger Papers, 1889-1939

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Grace M. Hawes
Date Completed:
1985
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© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Paul Myron Wentworth Linebarger Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1889-1939
Collection Number: 82025
Creator: Linebarger, Paul Myron Wentworth, 1871-1939.
Collection Size: 23 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 5 envelopes (10.5 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to political conditions in China and to Sun Yat-sen.
Language: English.

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.

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Access Points

Sun, Yat-sen, 1866-1925.
China.
China--History--Republic, 1912-1949.
China--Politics and government--1912-1949.

Biographical Note

1871, June 15 Born, Warren, Illinois
1889 Naperville College and Lake Forest University
1889-1892 Law Student, Paris, France
1893 Admitted to Bar, Chicago, Illinois
1893-1895 Student, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1895 Began Law Practice, Chicago, Illinois
1901 Author, Les Combattants Francais
1902 Author, U.S. Government
1901-1907 U.S. Judge, 7th District, Philippine Islands
1907-1925 Legal Adviser to Sun Yat-sen
1912 Married, Lillian Bearden Kirk
1915 Author, Chinese Chances Through Europe's War
1916 Author, Miss American Dollars
1918 Author, This Side of France
1922 Author, The World Gone Mad
1924 Author, Sun Yat-sen and the Chinese Republic
1927 Author, Our Common Cause With China Against Imperialism and Communism
1929 Author, The Maker of Modern China and His Three Principles
1931 Author, La Chin e Navree, Es Espana otra China?
1930-1937 Adviser, Nationalist Government, China
1939, February 20 Died, Washington, D.C.

Container List

Box No. 1-4.

Diaries, 1890-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Diaries and travel journals, arranged in chronological order.
Box 1., Folder 1

1890

Folder 2

1891-1892

Folder 3

1893

Folder 4

1893-1894

Folder 5

1895-1896

Box 2., Folder 1

1901-1902

Folder 2

1902-1903

Folder 3

1904

Folder 4

1905

Box 3., Folder 1

1906

Folder 2

1907

Folder 3

1914

Folder 4

1922

Folder 5

1925

Box 4., Folder 1

1929

Folder 2

1932

Folder 3

1933

Folder 4

1934-1935

Box No. 5-9.

Biographical File, 1910-1938.

Scope and Content Note

Biographical sketches, records, memoranda, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and articles related to the career of Paul M.W. Linebarger, arranged by physical form.
Box 5., Folder 1

Address book, 1925

Folder 2

Appointment as Legal Adviser to Nationalist Government, China, 1930

Folder 3

Biographical data

Folder 4

Calling cards, address lists

Folder 5

Certificates

Folder 6-7

Clippings

Folder 8-13

Financial records, 1910-1938 - Bank statements, taxes, rent, real estate sales and purchases

Box 6., Folder 1

Medical records

Folder 2

Miscellany

Folder 3

Notes - Chinese language study

Folder 4

Passenger lists, programs

 

Scrapbooks

Folder 5

1918-1919

Folder 6

1922-1934

Folder 7

1927-1934

Box 7., Folder 1

1930-1934

Folder 2

1931

Folder 3

1931-1934

Folder 4

1931-1934

Folder 5

1931-1934

Folder 6

1927-1935

Folder 7

1933-1935

Box 8., Folder 1

1929-1936

Folder 2

1930-1936

Folder 3

1931-1936

Folder 4

1931-1936

Folder 5

1931-1936

Box 9., Folder 1

1934-1936

Folder 2-4

1936

Folder 5

1933-1937

Folder 6

1934-1937

Folder 7

1931-1938

Box No. 10-11.

Correspondence, 1916-1939.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box 10.

General

Folder 1

1916

Folder 2

1919

Folder 3

1920-1922

Folder 4

1923

Folder 5

1924

Folder 6

1925

Folder 7

1926-1927

Folder 8

1928-1929

Folder 9

1930

Folder 10

1931

Folder 11

1932

Folder 12

1933

Folder 13

1934-1939

Box 11., Folder 1

American Farm Economic Association, 1932

Folder 2

Century Company, 1924

Folder 3

Cham, H. Hugh, 1930

Folder 4

Chan, Tom Y., 1931

Folder 5

Chang, C. C. Cavour, 1930-1933

Folder 6

Chang Hsueh-liang, 1931

Folder 7

Chang Nai-yen, 1930

Folder 8

Chao Chu-wu, 1927

Folder 9

Chen Chi-tsai, 1933

Folder 10

Chen, Eugene, n.d.

Folder 11

Chen Kung-po, 1932-1933

Folder 12

Chen Kuo-fu, 1930-1933

Folder 13

Chiang Kai-shek, 1933

Folder 14

Chu, L.W., 1930

Folder 15

Chu (or Chue), Wander, 1931

Folder 16

Dunne, William L., 1931

Folder 17

Fox, Charles J., 1931

Folder 18

Giles, Herbert A., 1930

Folder 19

Hashim, N., 1928

Folder 20

Hu Han-min, 1930

Folder 21

International Silver Commission, 1930-1931

Folder 22

Johnson, Nelson T., 1930, 1939

Folder 23

Koo, Tso-tung, 1933

Folder 24

Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1932-1933

Folder 25

Koo Yin-fen, 1930

Folder 26

Kung, H. H., 1930-1932

Folder 27

Kwok Bew, 1930

Folder 28

Lin, Edward Y. T., 1930

Folder 29

Linebarger, Isaac, 1938

Folder 30

Linebarger, Lillian (Mrs. P. M. W.), 1937-1938

Folder 31

Linebarger, Paul Myron Anthony, 1920-1938

Folder 32

Linebarger, Walter, 1930

Folder 33

Linebarger, Wayne Wentworth, n.d.

Folder 34

Lloyd, Demarest, 1932

Folder 35

Mei, Y. C., 1931

Folder 36

Morgenthau, Henry, Jr., 1933

Folder 37

Moy, E. K., 1930

Folder 38

Patel, V., 1932

Folder 39

San Min Morning Paper, 1931

Folder 40

Shao Li-tze, 1930

Folder 41

Soong, T. V., 1930-1933

Folder 42

Soviet Union Information Bureau, 1931

Folder 43

Sun Fo, 1928-1933

Folder 44

Sun Yat-sen, 1924

Folder 45

Sun Yat-sen, Mme. (Soong Ching-ling), 1921-1924

Folder 46

Tamm (?), B., 1930

Folder 47

Thomas, Norman, 1930

Folder 48

Wang Ching-wei, 1933

Folder 49

Wang Chung-hui, 1930

Folder 50

Wu Chao-chu, 1930

Folder 51

Wu Te-chen, 1932

Folder 52

Yen, K. S., 1930

Box No. 12-20.

Speeches And Writings, 1915-1938.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts, notes, drafts, printed copies of the writings of Paul M.W. Linebarger, arranged chronologically.
Box 12., Folder 1-8

Miscellaneous chapters

Box 13., Folder 1

Miscellaneous chapters

Folder 2

Miscellaneous notes

Folder 3-4

"Asia At Our Gates", two carbon copies, n.d.

Box 14., Folder 1

"Bandit-Communist Suppression in China Through Silver Welfare (Min-sheng) Loans", typescript, n.d.

Folder 2

"Be True to Your Fate," typescript, n.d.

Folder 3

"China, A Government by Men", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 4

"China, Irredenta," three carbon copies, n.d.

Folder 5

"China, The Golden West of the Whole World," draft, n.d.

Folder 6

"China's Mixed Courts", one typescript, one carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 7

"Chinese Banks for America Program", one carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 8-9

"Chinese Interpretative Lyrics", one typescript, one draft, n.d.

Folder 10

"Complacent China", one carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 11

"Conversations With Sun Yat-sen", draft, n.d.

Box 15., Folder 1

"Daniel Dares, A Romance of Travel", typescript, n.d.

Folder 2

"Foreign Job Holding in China", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 3

"The Founder of the Chinese Republic", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 4

"If Sun Were Still Alive", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 5

"Jewish and Japanese Trade Morality Compared", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 6

"A Lawyer's Idle Verse", typescript, n.d.

Folder 7

"Learning Justice From China", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 8-9

"Memoir", draft, n.d.

Box 16., Folder 1

"My Eighteen Years As A Disciple of Chung Shan", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 2

"Obstacles of the Unequal Treaties Enough to Frustrate Average Revolutionary Leader", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 3

"Our Big Sister In China", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 4

"Our Lost Chance But Not Our Last Chance With China", three carbon copies, n.d.

Folder 5

"Play the Game Square", two printed copies, n.d.

Folder 6

"References to Sun Chung Shan", carbon copy, n.d.

Folder 7

"Strange Murder Case in the Philippines", typescript, n.d.

Folder 8-9

Verses, drafts and typescripts, n.d.

Folder 10

"The Western Jewish Republic", typescript, n.d.

Folder 11

"When Japan Is Ready", two typescript copies, n.d.

Folder 12

"With the American Concentration in the Philippines", typescript, n.d.

Box 17., Folder 1-2

"Christian Science, A Tale", typescript and draft, ca. 1915

Folder 3

"Miss American Dollars", eight printed advertisements, 1916

Folder 4

The Chinese Nationalist, two printed copies, magazine edited by Linebarger, December, 1918

Folder 5

"Chinese Compassion", typescript, 1920

Folder 6

"Chinese Verses and Other Notes", holograph, ca. 1920

Folder 7

"The Entourage of Dr. Sun", one typescript, two carbon copies, 1920

Folder 8

"The Phantom Iceberg", typescript, ca. 1920

Folder 9

"Chinese Hong Law and Custom", typescript, 1922

Folder 10

"Sun Yat-sen, Sketches of the Life and Work of the Founder of the Chinese Republic", draft, ca. 1922

Box 18., Folder 1

"Sun Yat-sen, Sketches...", carbon copy, ca. 1922

Folder 2-3

"The World Gone Mad", typescript and carbon, 1922

Folder 4

"Unequal Treaties", typescript, 1923

Folder 5

"A Family of Five Republics", co-authored with Walter Franklin Lineberger, printed copy, 1925

Folder 6

Sun Yat-sen, interviews with acquaintances, carbon copy, 1925

Folder 7

"The International Mixed Court -- Criminal Jurisdiction", carbon copy, 1926

Folder 8

"What Is The Real Trouble With China Today?", typescript and two carbon copies, 1926

Folder 9

"Chinese John and the Bible", typescript, 1927

Folder 10

"The Five Virtues", typescript, 1927

Folder 11

"Our Common Cause With China Against Imperialism and Communism", printed copy, 1927

Folder 12

"Chinese Church", holograph, 1929

Box 19., Folder 1

"The Faith of the Dare to Dies", typescript, 1929

Folder 2

"Memorial to the Congress of the United States", typescript and carbon copy, 1929

Folder 3

"Mining Laws of Mexico", processed copy, 1929

Folder 4

"Chinese Leaders", draft, 1930

Folder 5

Interview with Linebarger, typescript, 1930

Folder 6

Message to the Oriental Students Political Association, carbon copy, 1930

Folder 7

"Sun Yat-sen's Doctrines Make Men Happy, a Religion Without Churches", two carbon copies, 1930

Folder 8

Testimony Before Special Committee, Communist Activities in the U.S. - House of Representatives, two carbon copies, 1930

Folder 9

"The American Silver Loan", typescript, ca. 1931

Folder 10

Interview with Linebarger, typescript, ca. 1931

Folder 11

"The Laundrymen", address at Miami, Florida, typescript, 1931

Folder 12

Questionnaire for Womans' Fundamentalist Club, carbon copy, ca. 1931

Folder 13

Speech on the birthday of Sun Yat-sen, typescript, 1931

Folder 14

"The World Needs More Silver", carbon copy, 1931

Folder 15

Academy of World Economics, round table conference on the Manchurian situation, four carbon copies, 1932

Folder 16

Anniversary ritual services in commemorative honor of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, typescript and two carbon copies, 1932

Folder 17

Economic conditions in China, carbon copy, 1932

Folder 18

Fundamentalist League of America Creed, draft and carbon, 1932

Folder 19-20

Overseas speeches, carbon copies, 1932

Folder 21

Press releases, typescripts, 1932

Folder 22

Reports to the Nationalist Government of China, processed copies, 1932-1933

Folder 23

Sino-Indian Institute for Economic Research, typed copy, 1932

Folder 24

Sun Yat-sen, article quoting Linebarger in Oriental Revista, printed copy, 1934

Folder 25

"Les Chansons anniversaires pour Sun Yat-sen", three printed copies, 1935

Folder 26

"The Gospel of Sun Chung Shan", printed copy, 1935

Folder 27

"Ocean Men", a play in five acts, typescript, 1935

Box 20., Folder 1

"Deutschlands gegenwartige Gelegenheiten in China", printed copy, 1936

Folder 2

"A Follower of Sun Chung Shan", typescript, 1936

Folder 3

"Sun Yatsens 'San Min Dschu I' und dem deutschen National-Sozialismus", typescript, 1936

Folder 4

"La Chine et la Judee trop vielles pour mourir, une esquisse des revolutions de Sun Yat-sen", two printed copies, 1937

Folder 5

"The Ocean Men, an Allegory of the Sun Yat-sen Revolutions", two printed copies, 1937

Folder 6

"The Ocean Men", draft, 1937

Folder 7

"Cheerio!... A Century of War Begins", three carbon copies, 1938

Folder 8

"Mes memoires abreges sur les revolutions de Sun Yat-sen", two printed copies, 1938

Folder 9

"Tecnique [sic] of the National Government of China", carbon copy, 1938

Folder 10

"Undermining the Foundation of Government", carbon copy, 1938

Folder 11

"Work and Hope for China", carbon copy, 1938

Box No. 21-23.

Subject File, 1889-1934.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, arranged alphabetically by topic.
Box 21., Folder 1

American Friends of China Association. Membership cards

Folder 2

Astronomy. "Climatic conditions on Mars" by W.W. Coblentz, reprinted from Popular Astronomy, May, June and July, 1925

Folder 3

Baha'i Movement, "What is the Baha'i Movement?", pamphlet, n.d.

Folder 4

China

 

General

Folder 5

The China Critic, February 5, April 9, November 12, November 26, 1931

Folder 6

The China Review, February, 1932

Folder 7

China Today, May, August, 1934

Folder 8

The China Weekly Chronicle, November 6, 13, 20, December 4, 11, 18, 1932, January 8, 1933

Folder 9

The China Weekly Review, January 10, 24, 31, February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 1931, February 6, 1932

Folder 10

The Chinese Nation, November 18, 1931

Folder 11

The Chinese Republic, May 14, July 9, 23, 30, October 29, November 5, December 17, 24, 1932, January 7, 1933

Folder 12

The Week in China, April 18, August 1, November 14, 21, 28, 1931, January 24, 1932

Box 22.

Foreign relations

Folder 1

General. "China Firm on Curb of Alien Privileges", clipping, n.d.

Folder 2

United States. Resolution by Linebarger for the 72nd Congress proposing that the outlet for American surpluses be enlarged by selling products to China.

Folder 3

Kuomintang. "Kuomintang Meets at Nanking Today", clipping, n.d.

Folder 4

Legal adviser - correspondence, reports, press releases, 1930-1936

Folder 5

Legal system. "Data Relating to the Administration of Justice in China" by C.C. Cavour Chang, typescript, ca. 1932

Folder 6

Miscellany

Folder 7

Politics and government

 

Government offices and officials

 

Manifesto on the doctrines of Sun Yat-sen

 

National People's Convention, report, January 1, 1931

 

"Three Original Documents from Soviet China", The Provisional Government of the Soviet Republic of China, November 7, 1931

 

"The Triumph of the Nationalists in China" by Roy S. Lautenschlager, Hangchow, 1926

Folder 8

Social life and customs

 

"The Mental or Cultural Phase of Chinese Life Today" by William (?) Allen, February 21, 1932

 

"Soul of China", National Sphere,October, 1930

 

"What the Chinese Are Like", clipping, July 13, 1915

Folder 9

War lords. "War Lords Who Struggle for Control of Chaotic China", clipping, April, 12, 1925

Folder 10

China-America Union

 

Organization plan

 

Principles and purposes

Folder 11

China Institute in America. Pamphlet on founding, board of advisers, officers, purposes, n.d.

Folder 12

Chinese in Mexico. Two copies of La Opinion, Culiacan Rosales, February 16 and 21, 1933, with lead articles on Chinese in Mexico

Folder 13

Chinese in the Philippines. Program of laws, typescript, n.d.

Folder 14

Ethiopia. Correspondence, printed material, 1924-1925

Folder 15

Language and language study

 

"The Battle-Line of Languages in Western Europe", by A.L. Guerard, 1923

 

Children's language books for the study of English by Chinese-speaking children

Folder 16

Manchurian Incident, 1931

 

"Chinese May 'Dig In' At Jehol" clipping, December 17, 1932

 

"Defending Japan in Manchuria", letter to the editor by T.R. Fleming, ca. 1932

 

"Japan Rejects Friendly Advice", clipping, December 14, 1932

 

"Manchuria's Head May Lead Revolt", clipping, ca. 1932

Folder 17-18

Miscellany

Folder 19

Philippine Islands - Independence. Memoranda, clippings, reports, printed matter, 1932-1933.

Box 23.

Sun Yat-sen

Folder 1-6

Autobiography. Six copies in English of How China Was Made a Republic, by Dr. Sun, 1919, with a note by Paul M.A. Linebarger, January 26, 1934

Folder 7

Biographical data

Folder 8

Memorial services

Folder 9

Miscellany

Folder 10

U.S.S.R. Newspaper clipping of column by Eugene Lyons on the Soviet Union, undated

 

United States

Folder 11

Campaign literature, 1889

Folder 12

Foreign war debts

Folder 13

Legislation and proposed legislation related to China and Japan, 1928-1932

 

AUDIO-VISUAL.

Physical Description: (110 prints / 1 album / 73 book illustrations / 1 album of newspaper clippings, (1901-1906
Envelope A

6 prints of P.M.W. Linebarger; 1 print of C.C> Cavour Chang; 1 print of Ching H. Chi; 1 print of Lucy Estes Linebarger; 1 print of Mme. Sun Yat-sen; 1 print of Dr. and Mrs. Sun Yat-sen; 1 print of Sun Yat-sen; 27 prints of scenes in China, circa 1930

Envelope B

41 prints of P.M.W Linebarger; 1 campaign photograph undated

Envelope C

12 prints of P.M.W Linebarger and others, Santiago Chile and Lima, Peru, 1936

Oversize Envelope mD

11 unidentified prints undated

Oversize Envelope mE

73 book illustrations undated