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Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950. Edwin Rogers Embree papers, 1903-1956; 4 linear ft. (9 boxes)

Arranged in five series:
    I. Correspondence.
    II. Family Journals.
    III. Articles, Speeches, and Talks.
    IV. Books.
    V. Miscellaneous.
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 Unpublished finding aid in repository.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.
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, England.

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 Collection.

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