Preliminary Inventory to the Hubert Gregory Schenck Papers, 1854-1960

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Preliminary Inventory to the Hubert Gregory Schenck Papers, 1854-1960

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
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hubert Gregory Schenck Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1854-1960
Collection number: 50007
Creator: Schenck, Hubert Gregory, 1897-1960
Collection Size: 26 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 34 envelopes 16.1 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, reports, clippings, maps, and photographs, relating to the Allied occupation of Japan, relations between Taiwan and the United States, and economic conditions in Japan and Taiwan
Language: English.

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1950.

Accruals

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Access Points

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers
United States. Army
United States. Foreign Operations Administration
Military government
Technical assistance, American--Asia
Asia
Japan
Japan--Economic conditions--1945-1989
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952
Taiwan
Taiwan--Economic conditions
Taiwan--Foreign relations--United States
United States--Foreign relations
United States--Armed Forces
United States--Foreign relations--Taiwan


Preliminary Inventory

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1943-1960

Box 1

Chang, T.K., Chinese Consul General in Washington, D.C., 1957

 

Chutter, Reginald, 1954-55

 

Foreign government offices, China, 1954-1960

 

Foreign government offices, Japan, 1952-59

 

Ying-ch'in Ho, April 9, 1953

 

Schenck, W.E., 1952-56

 

Shen, Sampson C., 1956-58

 

Shiah, C.P., 1956-57

 

Stach, Leo W., 1955

 

General

 

1943-47

 

1951

 

1952

 

1953

 

1954

Box 2

1955

 

1956

 

1957

Box 3

1958

 

1959

 

1960

 

OFFICE FILES, 1945-1955

 

Supreme Commnader of the Allied Powers, General Headquarters, Natural Resources Section, Tokyo, Japan, Conference minutes, memoranda, pamphlets, reports, etc, 1945-1951

Box 4

Mutual Security Mission to China

Box 5-7

Airgrams, circulars, dispatches, memoranda, 1952-53

Box 8

Narrative Industrial Progress Report, June/July 1953

 

Reports, 1953

Box 9

U.S. Foreign Operations Administration, leaflets, memoranda, studies, etc., 1954-55

 

SPEECHES, WRITINGS AND RELATED MATERIAL

 

Addresses and statements

 

Bibliography

 

Civil affairs, bibliography, manuscripts, articles, clippings, etc.

Box 10

Geographic References in Harvard Libraries on Japan Proper, mimeographed report, Cambridge, 1944

 

Government Organizations, Pacific Science Board,

Physical Description: typescript
 

Natural Resources, mimeographed copy

 

Petroleum Exploration Policy in Taiwan,

Physical Description: typescript
 

Technical Cooperation at the Crossroads,

Physical Description: typescript
 

SUBJECT FILE, 1942-1959

 

Civil affairs, Philippines, report on, 1945

 

Government organizations - UN educational, scientific, and cultural organizations

 

Hoover Institute and Library Program on Overseas Development - ICA/University Contract Orientation Program Report, June 25 - December 31, 1955

Box 11

Japan

 

Agriculture

 

America-Japan Society, special bulletin, 1951

 

American Institute of Crop Ecology, 1951

 

Clippings

 

Criminal statistics, 1949

 

Economy

 

Education

 

Fiscal statutes

 

Fisheries

 

Foreign affairs

Box 12

Forestry, 1949

 

History

 

Import and export statistics, 1950

 

Insurance yearbook, 1949

 

Libraries

 

Milk production

Box 13

Miscellany

 

Natural resources

 

Oil production

 

Population

 

Postal services

 

Statistics

 

Toa Kenkyusho (East Asia Research Institute)

Box 14

Key Laws, Decrees and Regulation Issued by the Axis in Occupied Europe, report by the Board of Economic Warfare, Blockade and Supply Branch, Reoccupation Division, December 1942

 

Korea

 

Micronesian anthropology, 1947-48, interim reports of a coordinated investigation, Pacific Science Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.

 

Military Government in Bangkok, Thailand - A Survey, An Estimate of the Situation, and a Plan, U.S. military report, 1943

 

National resources - conservation

Box 15

Natural resources - population

 

Non-scientific organizations

 

Ryukyu Islands

 

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, General Headquarters

 

Military Intelligence Section, General Staff, Allied Translator and Interpreter Section, Reports, 1946

Box 16

Civil Information and Education Section, Media Analysis Division, Reports, Radio and Press Analyses, 1946

 

Taiwan

 

Agriculture and livestock production

 

Alkali production

 

Aluminum production

 

Cement industry

 

Coal industry

 

Copper industry

 

Crop reporting

 

Economic development

 

Education programs

Box 17

Electric power

 

Exports

 

Fertilizer industry

 

Financial statistics

 

Fisheries

 

Forestry

 

Four Year Plan

 

Highway Bureau

 

Imports

 

Industrial development

Box 18

Industrial development

 

Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction

 

Limestone

 

Low-cost housing project (Keelung)

 

Monetary indices

 

Natural gas production

 

Natural resources

 

Oil production

Box 19

Power companies

 

Public health

 

Railroads

 

Salt production

 

Statistics, general

 

Sugar production

 

Tea statistics

 

Textile production

 

Tobacco production

 

Trade

Box 20

Trade

 

Technical Cooperation Program

Box 21

U.S. Army, Pacific Air Command, Advanced Echelon, 1946

 

U.S. Army Forces, Pacific and Allied Officers, Southwest Pacific Area, General Headquarters, Roster of Officers, 1945

 

U.S. Department of Defense, organization plan

 

U.S. Department of Interior

 

Bureau of Mines

 

General information

 

U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific), Headquarters, 1945

 

University organizations - Institute of Marine Resources, University of California, 1959

 

MISCELLANY

 

Clippings dealing with H.G. Schencks' military, academic, and political careers

 

Memorabilia collected by H.G. Schenck

 

Fraleigh, Albert S., A Report on the Historical Collection of the Academia Sinica and suggestions for Improving Its Present Condition, Taiwan, July 17, 1953

 

INCREMENT - November 1977

Box 22

Bank of Taiwan, Taiwan Financial Statistics Monthly, March 1960

 

Geographic terminology index cards

 

Schenck, Hubert G.

 

Impact of Science in East Asia, reprint, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Volume XIV, No. 7, 1958

 

Petroleum Exploration Policy in Taiwan, April 30, 1957

 

Schenck, Hubert G. and Chutter, R.F.

 

Formosan Foreign Trade and Natural Resources Development, bibliography

 

Taiwan Trade and Natural Resources Development

 

Taiwan Sugar (Taipei), April 1960

 

Timoshenko, V.P., Soviet Agricultural Policy and the Nationalities Problem in the USSR, reprint, Institute for the Study of the USSR Conference, New York, April 28-29, 1956

 

MISCELLANY

 

Allied Powers (1945-) Supreme Commander. General Headquarters. Natural Resources Section.

Box 23-24

Press clippings, Volumes 1-3, 1945-1950

Box 24

Correspondence in regard to the publication of Edward A. Ackerman's book Japanese Natural Resources by SCAP, which states the position of SCAP regarding population control in Japan. Tokyo, 1950.

 

Allied Powers (1945-) Supreme Commander. General Headquarters. Proclamations 1-3 (never used)

 

Allied Powers (1945-)) Supreme Commander. General Headquarters. Government Section. Memorandum, letter, and refutation of memorandum regarding Tanzan Ishibashi and his status under SCAPIN 550, Tokyo, 1947.

 

Enomoto, Juji, Books Used By the Japanese Navy For Teaching of International Law, Tokyo, November 30, 1945

 

Miyazaki, General S., Personal Experiences During the Solomon Campaign,1946

 

Thomas, Elbert D., two letters, August 29, 1941 and March 22, 1949, to Mr. and Mrs. Egbert Schenck, dealing with U.S. foreign policy vis-a-vis Japan

 

Raper, Arthur F., evaluation of TA program in Taiwan, Taipei, 1954 (may be cited in published works only with permission of H.G. Schenck)

 

Wu, Kuo-Chen, letter to the National Assembly of China, February 27, 1954, and four letters to Chiang Kai-Shek, February 27, March 20, March 28, April 3, 1954

 

DIARIES, 1951-53

Box 25

1951 (12 Nov - 31 Dec)

 

1952 - #1 (1 Jan - 30 Apr)

 

1952 - #2 (1 May - 30 Jun)

 

1952 - #3 (1 Jul - 30 Sep)

Box 26

1952 - #3 (1 Jul - 30 Sep)

 

1952 - #4 (1 Oct - 31 Dec)

 

1953 - #1 (1 Jan - 30 Apr)

 

1953 - #2 (1 May - 30 Jun)

 

1953 - #3 (1 Jul -)

Box 27

U.S. Army. Far East Command. General Headquarters. Office of the Engineer. Report of Reconnaissance of the Coronet Operation. March 1-2, 1946

50007 - 10A-V

PHOTOGRAPHS

Physical Description: 3,368 photos / 34 envelopes
Envelope: A

30 photos of agriculture in Japan. undated

Envelope: B

51 photos of agriculture in Taiwan. undated

Envelope: C

54 photos of fisheries in Japan. undated

Envelope: D

16 photos of forestry in Japan. undated

Envelope: E

15 photos of forestry in Taiwan. undated

Envelope: F

37 photos of mineral resources in Japan. undated

Envelope: G

26 photos of mineral resources in Taiwan. undated

Envelope: H

11 photo of the crop collection project; Japanese farmers belonging to the Omaki agricultural co-op. 1948

Envelope: I

3 photos of Mr. Norris E. Dodd, Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations arriving in Tokyo, Japan and greeted by Colonel Sidney L. Huff, General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, and Lt. Colonel H.G. Schenck. March 17, 1949.

fJ

2 albums containing 74 photos concerning the Taiwan Ship Building Corporation. undated

fK

1 album containing 153 photos of Japan relating to industrial crops, special products such as silk and cotton, soils survey and irrigation, crop collection and distribution, agricultural education and research, livestock, fertilizers and fisheries. undated

fL

1 album containing 219 photos concerning Japan's agriculture, includes land reclamation and use, farming methods and equipment, food crop culture and industrial crop culture. undated

fM

1 album containing 161 photos of Lt. Colonel H.G. Schenck on a Japanese whaling expedition in the Antarctic. undated

fN

1 album containing 76 photos of damage caused by typhoon's Faye and Judith to the Japanese farmlands, forests, villages and towns. undated

fO

1 album containing 232 photos relating to forestry in Japan. undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes forest types, lumber production and utilization, flood damage and soil erosion control and forest protection and reforestation.
fP

1 album containing 135 photos of the Angaur and Ryukyus regions of Japan, relating to fisheries, forestry, mining and geology, transportation, miscellaneous industries and Lt. Colonel H.G. Schenck and his staff in Tokyo. undated

fQ

1 album containing 155 photos relating to fisheries in Japan. Showing fishing gear, methods and vessels, marine and special products, aquiculture, fish processing, preparation and distribution, fisheries research, fisheries facilities and whaling. undated

fR

1 album containing 197 photos relating to mining and geology in Japan. It includes their mineral resources and solid fuels. undated

fS

1 album containing 152 photos of oil fields, steel and iron works, chemical industries and coal mines in Japan. undated

fT

1 album containing 39 photos of the reconstruction project of pier No. 10, Kaohsiung Harbor, Taiwan, completed April 1952.

fU

1 album containing 36 photos concerning the Taiwan salt factory. undated

fV

1 album containing 29 photos taken on September 21, 1952 at Tienlun, Taiwan, at the time of the inaugural ceremony of the Power Station. It also contains 9 photos taken on September 22, 1952 at the Peipu Steam Power Plant.

fW

1 album containing 23 photos of Admiral Radford Party taken at Sun Moon lake, presented by Taiwan Power Co. undated

fX

1 album containing 33 photos of a pictorial review of the interconnection of the Eastern and Western Power Systems. Presented to Dr. Hubert G. Schenck Chief of ECA China Mission, by Taiwan Power Co. January 1952

fY

1 album containing 117 photos of Dr. and Mrs. H.G. Schenck while visiting the Taiwan Power Co. 1952

fZ

1 album containing 84 photos of a pictorial account of the Rehabilitation and Development of Telecommunication Service in Taiwan through the aid extended by the MSA under Dr. Schenck's support. undated

fAA

1 album containing 204 photos of the visit of Dr. Hubert G. Schenck and party to Kaohsiung cement plant in Taiwan. undated

fBB

1 album containing 9 photos of Dr. Hubert G. Schenck, Chief of the MSA China Mission, visiting the Kao-Hsiung ammonium sulfate works in Taiwan. undated

mCC

18 photos of Dr. Hubert G. Schenck's visit to Kao-Hsiung ammonium sulfate works in Taiwan. undated

Envelope: DD

30 photos of a duck netting party at the Imperial Hunting Preserve, Japan. undated

Envelope: EE

80 photos concerning forestry, lead and gold mines, agricultural land, preparation of fish for the markets and industry in Korea. undated

Envelope: FF

12 photos of ruins in Manila, Philippines. March 1945

Envelope: GG

243 photos of a duck and mist netting party in Japan. undated

fHH

1 album containing 65 photos of the construction of the Hsi-Lo Bridge, Yun-Lin Hsin District, Formosa. 1952

Envelope: II

9 photos of the primitive farming techniques used in Japan. 1945

Envelope: JJ

4 photos of Emperor and Empress Hirohito inspecting the NRS exhibit in Tokyo. 1950

Envelope: KK

12 photos of Emperor and Empress Hirohito as they attend Arbor Day Ceremonies at Ome, Tokyo prefecture, Japan. April 4, 1948 and 1949

Envelope: LL

16 photos of Lt. Colonel H.G. Schenck and Governor of New York, Thomas E. Dewey, on a tour of Japan. July 12, 1951

mMM

8 photos of Colonel Hubert G. Schenck and dignitaries, including Herbert Hoover. 1946

Envelope: NN

7 photos of Colonel Hubert G. Schenck receiving the order of the Auspicious Star. Included are Ambassador V.K. Wellington Koo, Mrs. Ingrid Schenck Beach, and Major General W.C. Chase, Chief of MAAG (Formosa). May 28, 1954

Envelope: OO

6 photos of Colonel H.G. Schenck in an airplane fight with Mr. Nemoto, Minister of A.G. and F.O. August 8, 1951

Envelope: PP

4 photos of the Governor of Kumamoto who called on Colonel Schenck, to make reports on Hydro-Electric Power Projects. December 10, 1949

Envelope: QQ

9 photos of General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway and party during a tour of Japan's farming communities. September 20, 1951

Envelope: RR

10 photos of Major General Robert B. McClure as he officiated at inaugural ceremonies in Okinawa. November 21, 1950

Envelope: SS

7 photos of Coal mining in Taiwan, showing coal washeries, beehive cooking oven, and coal and coke transportation systems. undated

Envelope: TT

30 photos of quarantine quarters and docker's living conditions, also new housing prepared for the dockers, Taiwan. May 1953

Envelope: UU

13 photos of damaged farmland after a typhoon in Japan. undated

Envelope: VV

38 photos of Colonel H.G. Schenck presenting certificate's of achievement to visiting consultants to the Natural Resources Section, Tokyo, Japan. 1951

Envelope: WW

31 photos of Colonel H.G. Schenck Chief of the Natural Resources Section inspecting different plants throughout Japan. undated

Envelope: XX

127 photos of Mr. H.G. Schenck and Admiral Radford inspecting the Taiwan Power Plant. 1952

Envelope: YY

173 photos of Colonel H.G. Schenck's travel through Japan. undated

mZZ

2 photos of the launch of the Nisshin Maru a Japanese whaling ship. undated

Envelope: AAA

20 miscellaneous photos. undated

Envelope: BBB

12 prints of farewell and return ceremonies of whaling expeditions in Japan, 1948, in which Hubert G. Schenck participated as Head of the Natural Resources Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Command for the Allied Powers; 2 prints of an economic mission in Japan, 1949.