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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Laurence E. Salisbury Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1916-1973
    Collection number: 77032
    Creator: Salisbury, Laurence E., 1891-1976
    Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes 1.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, reports, and memoranda, relating to American foreign relations with China, Japan, and the Philippines, and to political developments in the United States
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Laurence E. Salisbury Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.


    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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Institute of Pacific Relations. American Council
    United States. Dept. of State
    Far Eastern Survey
    World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945--United States
    China--Foreign relations--United States
    Japan--Foreign relations--United States
    Philippines--Foreign relations--United States
    United States--Politics and government
    United States--Foreign relations
    United States--Foreign relations--China
    United States--Foreign relations--Japan
    United States--Foreign relations--Philippines
    United States--Politics and government--1945-1953
    Diplomats--United States

    Biographical Note

    Laurence E. Salisbury, 1891-1976

    1891, March 13 born, Chicago, Illinois
    1916 graduated, University of Chicago
    1916-17 Instructor in English, Japan
    1917-1919 Second Lieutenant, Overseas Service, British Army
    1920 Student Interpreter, Japan
    1922 Vice-Consul and interpreter, Kobe, Japan
    1924-1928 Foreign Service Officer, Japan
    1928-1929 State Department, Washington
    1930 Assigned to Paris
    1931 Assigned to Tokyo
    1932 Assigned to State Department, Washington
    1933-1938 Assigned to Peking
    1938 Assigned to State Department, Washington
    1939 First Secretary to Office of High Commissioner, Philippines
    1941-1944 Deputy Assistant Chief, Division of Far Eastern Affairs, Washington
    1944 Acting Chief, Division of Southwest Pacific Affairs, Washington
    1944-1948 Editor, Far Eastern Survey (American Institute of Pacific Relations Publication)
    1976 died