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Korean War

AMES 372: TWO KOREAS: History, Society and Culture

Primary Sources at David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

  • Edward James Parrish papers, 1888-1926 and undated
    The papers of Edward James Parrish primarily consist of business and personal papers and correspondence (chiefly 1900-1921) of Parrish and of his wife, Rosa Bryan Parrish. Items include a notebook on tobacco trade in China and Japan (1894-1900), letter books (1900-1904), and a scrapbook created by their only daughter Lily Parrish.included are photographs and postcards of the Parrish's travels in Japan, Korea, and China.
  • Isaac Leroy Shaver Papers, 1893-1982 
    Isaac Leroy Shaver (1893-1984) was a Methodist clergyman and missionary to Japan from the 1920s to the 1960s. He spent almost a year in Korea in the late 1930s. The collection includes sermons, correspondence, photographs, printed material and published works related to Shaver's missionary work in Japan and Idaho. The material ranges in date from 1893-1982
  • William Hillman Shockley Photographs, 1897-1922
    Collection contains over 2200 black-and-white photographs taken by W.H. (William Hillman) Shockley during his world travels as a mining engineer between the years 1896 to 1909. Locations include China (including Manchuria); Korea; India; Japan; Australia; and Russia (including Siberia); London; Washington, D.C.; and San Francisco; as well as several other south Asian locations.