Title: John K. Emmerson Papers
Date (inclusive): 1931-1985
Collection Number: 80115
Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material:
83 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 2 envelopes
(37.5 linear feet)
Speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Japanese-American relations, post-World
War II Japanese politics, the Vietnamese War, and U.S. foreign policy in the Far East. Papers date mainly from the period
of Emmerson's retirement.
Emmerson, John K., 1908-1984.
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], John K. Emmerson Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.
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|1908, March 17
||Born, Canon City, Colorado
||B.A., Colorado College
||M.A., New York University
||Teacher of social science, University of Nebraska
||Married Dorothy McLaughlin
||Foreign Service Officer, Japan
||Political Adviser to General Joseph Stilwell, China-Burma-India Theater
||American emissary to Chinese Communists in Yenan
||Political Adviser to General Douglas MacArthur
||Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission, Karachi, Pakistan
||Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission, Beirut, Lebanon
||Political Counselor, Paris
||Consul General, Lagos, Nigeria; Salisbury, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
||Counselor Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Japan
||State Department Diplomat in Residence, Stanford University
||Retired from the Foreign Service
||Senior research fellow, Hoover Institution and research associate, Northeast Asia-U.S. Policy Forum, Stanford University
Arms, Yen and Power: The Japanese Dilemma
||Co-author, with Leonard A. Humphreys,
Will Japan Rearm?
The Japanese Thread: A Life in the U.S. Foreign Service
A View From Yenan
|1984, March 24
||Died, Palo Alto, California
Subjects and Indexing Terms
United States. Dept. of State.
East Asia--Foreign relations--United States.
Japan--Foreign relations--United States.
Japan--Politics and government--1945-
United States--Foreign relations--East Asia.
United States--Foreign relations--Japan.
United States--Foreign relations.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.