Kurt Bloch (1900-1976) was a German economist, journalist, editor, and author. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, published material and reports, lecture material, research files, and photographs; material is in English and German.
Elizabeth Carlyle worked as a nurse at the Isabella Fisher Hospital, in Tientsin (Tianjin), China. The collection (1937-1938) contains outgoing correspondence regarding the conquest of Tientsin (Tianjin).
Sydney Arthur Davidson, Jr. worked in Foochow, China, teaching English at the Anglo-Chinese College. The collection (1934-1939) contains notes, manuscript material, and copies of published pieces regarding his experience working in China.