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   Quincy Wright papers, 1926-1952

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Quincy Wright papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

The Quincy Wright papers primarily consist of materials related to Asia collected by Quincy Wright during his tenure at the University of Chicago, dating from 1926 to 1952. The materials provide a wealth of information about China before and during the Sino-Japanese War as well as its political situation during that period. There are also other materials collected by Prof. Wright on the International Missionary Council, the League of Nations, and the Institute of Pacific Relations.

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079540 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Wright, Quincy, 1890-1970.
Title:Quincy Wright papers, 1926-1952
Physical description:0.83 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by alphabetically by subject.

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Description

Scope and Content

The Quincy Wright papers consist of reports, news releases, notes, and printed materials on Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Indo-China, Philippines, dating from 1926 to 1952 during his tenure at the University of Chicago. The bulk of the materials provide a wealth of information on the 1931 Mukden incident (mostly reported by Henry W. Kinney, who was the advisor of the Japanese South Manchurian Railway Company, and later an assistant to Yosuke Matsuoka), the Sino-Japanese War in Manchuria, Chinese Communist and Kuomintang, and Christian missionaries. There are also some documents and notes on the International Missionary Council, the League of Nations, and the Institute of Pacific Relations when he was serving on the McCarran Committee in the 1950s.

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Quincy Wright papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Material

Quincy Wright Papers, 1943-65, Accession #6112-e, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Wright, Quincy. Papers, 1907-1972. Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library. Finding Aid

Quincy Wright Collection, 1920-1965. Georgetown Law Library. Special Collections.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed in December 1985. Reprocessed and finding aid updated by Yingwen Huang in June 2018.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2018-08-10 EAD finding aid updated.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Documents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Press releases.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Printed materials.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
China--History, Military--1912-1949PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
China--History--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Donald, William Henry, 1875-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Institute of Pacific Relations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
International Missionary Council.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Japanese--China--Manchuria—History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kinney, Henry W. (Henry Walsworth), 1879.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
League of Nations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manchuria (China)--Description and travel.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manchuria (China)--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manchuria (China).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Minami Manshū Tetsudō Kabushiki Kaisha.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mukden Incident, China, 1931.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Railroads--China.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rogers, Walter S.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Zhang, Xueliang, 1901-2001.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Zhongguo gong chan dang.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Zhongguo guo min dang.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Quincy Wright (1890-1970) was born in Medford, Massachusetts. He obtained his B.A. from Lombard College in 1912 and completed his Ph.D at the University of Illinois in 1915. He was a political scientist, a professor of international law and relations at the University of Chicago (1923-1956) and University of Virginia (1956-1961).

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