Microform Collections, Central America
Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950. Edwin
Rogers Embree papers, 1903-1956; 4 linear ft. (9 boxes)
FILM HM 167
Arranged in five series:
II. Family Journals.
Speeches, and Talks.
Between 1917-1927, Edwin
Rogers Embree served as secretary, director of the Division of Studies,
and vice-president of the Rockefeller Foundation. Between 1928-1948, he
was vice-president, director of the Division of Human Biology, and president
of the Julius Rosenwald Fund. The papers consist of personal and professional
correspondence; family journals (1918-1949) of trips to Europe, China,
Samoa, Java and Central America; and articles, book reviews and speeches
on cultural anthropology (particularly on the Pacific), education, medicine,
American race relations, and philanthropic institutions. Among Embree's
professional papers are also financial statements and other materials relating
to the Julius Rosenwald Fund, the Rockefeller Foundation and other philanthropies
with which he was associated. Prominent correspondents include James Bryant
Conant, Clarence Day, Harold Ickes, Esther Rauschenbush, Walter Reuther,
John D. Rockefeller and Harold Taylor. Unpublished finding aid in repository.
Gift of Mrs. Catherine Embree Harris, 1964, 1967.
Great Britain. Foreign Office. Foreign
Office records: general correspondence before 1906, Central America and
Guatemala, 1825-1854. Microfilm. London, England, Public Record
Office. 31 reels, 35mm.
- FILM GB FO15
The records consist of eighty-three volumes (1-83 of 367 volumes) of dispatches,
reports, and correspondence relating to Central America and Guatemala.
The records constitute part of Public Record Office group Foreign Office
class 15 (PRO FO 15). Originals are in the Public Record Office, London,
- United States. Dept. of State. Records
of the Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Central
America, 1910-1929. Microfilm. Washington, D.C., National Archives
and Records Service. 1967. 16 reels, 35mm.
- FILM RG 59 M-672
Arranged by document number. The records include correspondence with diplomatic
and consular officials, Department of State and other government officials,
private firms, and individuals on such topics as political affairs, public
order and safety, military affairs, economic matters, industrial matters,
and other concerns. Published finding aid in Microform Reference. Originals
at National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C.
To identify materials not included in this guide or to find newly acquired
materials, researchers should seek assistance from the Curator of the Latin American