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Part I: Cataloged Materials & the Pacific Council of the Institute of Pacific Relations
Part II. American Institute of Pacific Relations and Miscellaneous Committee Files, 1926-1959
Part III: Files of Individuals
Part IV: McCarran Committee Files
Part V: Financial Records
Part VII: Miscellaneous Files
At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged. The collection is arranged in nine parts, with oversized materials following at the end of the collection. Part I, Cataloged Materials & the Pacific Council of the Institute of Pacific Relations Cataloged correspondence & manuscripts (Boxes A-B); Pacific Council of the Institute of Pacific Relations (Boxes 1-100); Part II, American Institute of Pacific Relations,1926-1959, & misc. committee files (Boxes 101-295); Part III, Files of individuals (Boxes 296-340); Part IV, McCarran Committee files (Boxes 341-381); Part V, Financial records (Boxes 382-439); Part VI, Publications (Boxes 440-446); Part VII, Miscellaneous Files (Boxes 447-456); Part VIII, Conference documents and papers (Boxes 457-472); Part IX, McCarthy Committee files (Boxes 473-474); Oversized materials
The office files of the American Institute of Pacific Relations and the international Institute of Pacific Relations, containing correspondence and reports concerned with international conferences, research programs, and publications programs of both Institutes, and relating to the political, economic, and social problems in eastern and southern Asia and the South Pacific, as well as with problems of American foreign policy. There are many travel letters and on-the-spot reports relating to conditions in China, Japan, Russia, Australia, the Philippines, India, and Pakistan during the period 1933 to 1954.
1990 Addition: I.P.R. materials found in the Papers of Sen. Joseph McCarthy at Marquette University have been added.
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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
The following boxes are located off-site: 1-474. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Institute of Pacific Relations records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
J.B.(John Bell) Condliffe. Reminiscences of the Institute of Pacific Relations. Vancouver, B.C.: Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia, 1981
Edward C. Carter Papers, Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Edward C. Carter Papers, University of Vermont.
William W. Lockwood Papers, Princeton University. The files of William W. Lockwood concerning the Institute for the years 1946-1962, are in the Archives, Firestone Library, Princeton University. His files for 1935-1940 and 1941-1943 are in the Columbia collection.
Brooks Emeny Papers, Princeton University. Emeny was a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Council, IPR.
Institute of Pacific Relations fonds, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Institute of Pacfic Relations Records, University of Hawaii.
Institute of Pacific Relations. San Francisco Bay Region Division Records, Hoover Institution.
Institute of Pacific Relations records, 1925-1943 at the Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Alternate Form Available
Pearl S. Buck letters are on: microfilm.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of the American Institute of Pacific Relations and International Institute of Pacific Relations via William L. Holland & Mary F. Healy, 1961.
Gift of F. Hamburger, Jr. of Johns Hopkins University, Archives, 1981.
Gift of Marquette University, 1990.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--American Institute of Pacific Relations and International Institute of Pacific Relations through William L. Holland and Mary F. Healy. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1961. Accession number--M-61.
Papers from Joseph McCarthy Collection: Source of acquisition--Marquette University. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--07/09/90. Accession number--M-90-07-09.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
Papers from Joseph McCarthy Collection Processed HR 06/24/92.
2009-06-26 File created.
2012-07-09 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
The Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR) was an international NGO established in 1925 to provide a forum for discussion of problems and relations between nations of the Pacific Rim. The Institute dissolved in 1960.