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John B. Appleton photographs

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John B. Appleton (1891-1953) was a geographer and intelligence analyst. He traveled and researched in China, Japan and Korea in 1934-1936.The collection documents Appleton's travels in China, Japan, Korea and Manchuria in the 1930s including his passage through Oahu, Aden Port Said, Malta, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. The primary subject matter is the monuments of China and Japan, the landscapes and agriculture, and the lives of the workers. Aspects of rice, soybean and tea cultivation are captured, as are silkworm cultivation and silk processing; coal mining; and steel processing.
 
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Ralph Works Chaney papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ralph W. Chaney was an paleobotanist, an author, and a long-time member of the U.S. Park Service Advisory Board on National Parks, Historic Sites, Buildings and Monuments, and of the Save the Redwoods League. The collection contains professional correspondence, paleobotany research, mounted botany specimens, manuscripts and published material, Carnegie Institution research work material, Berkeley faculty material including lectures, correspondence, and committee work, Save the Redwoods League files, manuscripts of books and articles, and photographs.
 
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Edith Winifred Simester papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Edith Simester was a Christian missionary in China and later Brazil, serving from the 1930s through the 1950s. The collection includes incoming correspondence and transcriptions of letters to her mother.

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