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William J. Sebald Papers, 1887-1980: Finding Aid

Published in February 2013

Summary Information

  • Publisher: United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
  • Publisher Address:
    589 McNair Road
    Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
    Phone: 410-293-6917
    https://www.usna.edu/Library/sca/index.php
  • Call number: MS 207
  • Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
  • Title: William J. Sebald Papers
  • Dates: 1889-1980
  • Size: 54.12 linear feet (70 manuscript boxes, 2 half-manuscript boxes, 22 flat boxes, 1 phase box, 1 map case drawer, 1 unboxed artifact)
  • Creator: Sebald, William J. (William Joseph), 1901-1980
  • Language(s) of material: English, Japanese
  • Abstract: William J. Sebald was a Naval Officer and career diplomat with the U.S. State Department, as well as a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1922. The papers cover most of Sebald's public career, including his roles as a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, private practice lawyer in Japan and Washington D.C., Chief of the Pacific Section of the Combat Intelligence Unit during World War II, Chairman of the Allied Council for Japan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs, and American Ambassador to Burma and Australia, as well as various aspects of his personal life.

Chronology of William J. Sebald

1901
  • On November 5, is born in Baltimore, Maryland to Dr. and Mrs. Frank J. Sebald.
1918
  • On June 18, is sworn in as a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy.
1922
  • In June, graduates from the United States Naval Academy, after which he is attached to U.S.S. Argonne (Transport: AP-4).
  • Later in the year, is assigned to U.S.S. Texas (Battleship: BB-35).
1925
  • In July, is attached to the American Embassy in Tokyo, Japan as a Language Officer.
  • Is promoted to Lieutenant (junior grade).
1927
  • On May 14, marries Edith de Becker, daughter of lawyer Dr. Joseph Ernest de Becker and artist Ethel Dorothy de Becker.
1928
  • In October, is detached from the American Embassy in Tokyo.
  • In November, is assigned to U.S.S. Oklahoma (Battleship: BB-37) as an anti-aircraft officer.
  • Is promoted to Lieutenant.
1930
  • In June, is transferred to U.S.S. Cincinnati (Light Cruiser: CL-6).
  • In August, is detached from U.S.S. Cincinnati.
  • In October, resigns commission from the U.S. Navy.
  • Following resignation from the Navy, begins attending University of Maryland School of Law.
1933
  • In June, graduates from University of Maryland School of Law with an LL.B.
  • In August, begins practicing law in Kobe, Japan with the firm of de Becker, de Becker & Sebald.
1939
  • In June, ceases the practice of law in Japan in order to return to the United States.
  • In November, begins practicing law in Washington, DC at the firm of Ash & Sebald.
1941
  • In December, returns to active duty as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve, is assigned to the Office of Naval Intelligence, and ultimately is selected to head the Japan Section.
1943
  • Organizes and heads the Combat Intelligence Division for the Pacific Area, Headquarters of the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Navy.
1945
  • Is awarded the Legion of Merit.
  • On November 30, returns to inactive status with the rank of Captain.
1946
  • In January, returns to Japan as Special Assistant to the Acting Political Adviser to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, General Douglas MacArthur. Sebald would later serve as Chief of the Allied Headquarters Diplomatic Section as well.
1947
  • On September 2, is appointed Deputy for the Supreme Commander and Chairman of the Allied Council for Japan, following the death of George Atcheson in August.
1950
  • On October 11, is appointed United States Political Advisor to Japan.
1952
  • In April, is appointed United States Ambassador to Burma.
1954
  • On November 1, is appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs.
1957
  • On March 27, is appointed United States Ambassador to Australia.
1961
  • On December 1, retires from the Foreign Service with the rank of Ambassador, and takes up permanent residence in Washington, DC.
1962
  • Joins the firm of Graham, James & Rolph where he worked to build financial ties between U.S. and Japanese firms.
1964
  • In February, leaves the firm of Graham, James & Rolph.
1965
  • Begins consulting for the State Department on matters of personnel.
  • Publishes With MacArthur in Japan: a Personal History of the Occupation of Japan.
1966
  • Publishes Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities with co-author Dr. Charles Nelson Spinks.
  • In May, moves to Naples, Florida.
1980
On August 10, dies in Naples, Florida.

Awards and Decorations:

U.S. Military Decorations: Legion of Merit, World War I Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and Navy Occupation Service Medal.

Foreign Decorations: First Class Order of the Rising Sun with Grand Cordon, awarded by the Emperor of Japan.

Additional Information:

Graduated from Chemical Warfare School in Edgewood, Maryland and was a member of the bar for the states of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Sebald also served as President of the Asiatic Society of Japan and the Japan-America Society of Washington, DC.

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Description of Contents

The William J. Sebald Papers, comprising 54.12 linear feet of documentation, span the period from 1887 to 1980. The papers cover most of Sebald's public career, including his roles as a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, private practice lawyer in Japan and Washington D.C., Chief of the Pacific Section of the Combat Intelligence Unit during World War II, Chairman of the Allied Council for Japan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs, and American Ambassador to Burma and Australia, as well as various aspects of his personal life.

The collection is composed of a mix of textual and non-textual materials, including correspondence, diaries, datebooks, schedules, press clippings, event programs, forms, reports, meeting minutes, propaganda leaflets, books, book manuscripts, journal articles, scrapbooks, photographs, motion picture film, medals, plaques, certificates, and swords.

The Sebald Papers are organized into seventeen records series by document type and office of origin. Comprising nearly one quarter of the collection, CORRESPONDENCE spans the majority of Sebald's private and professional life. In addition to correspondence with various diplomats, military leaders, and personal acquaintances in the General sub-series, the series features whole sub-series of letters devoted to correspondence with Mrs. Edith Sebald, Paul Schubert, and Charles Nelson Spinks. The following five series consist of materials from specific offices occupied by Sebald. Materials from Sebald's time as a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy and his two tours of duty in the U.S. Navy are housed in UNITED STATES NAVY AND NAVAL ACADEMY FILES. MINUTES OF THE ALLIED COUNCIL FOR JAPAN contains meeting minutes from Sebald's time as the council's chairman. Sebald's growing involvement in the Far East outside of Japan is detailed in CORRESPONDENCE AS DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR FAR EASTERN AFFAIRS. FILES AS AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA focuses on Sebald's various ambassadorial duties, as well as the various expenses required to operate a foreign embassy. STATE DEPARTMENT FILES (GENERAL) spans Sebald's career as a Foreign Service officer, focusing primarily on personnel matters. While not the product of any one office, a significant number of documents in SUBJECT FILES pertain to Sebald's role as American Ambassador to Burma. The series also includes materials on General Douglas MacArthur and propaganda in World War II.

The next four series consist of materials of particular document types. Addresses and remarks delivered by Sebald, as well as other notable American and Australian political and diplomatic figures comprise SPEECHES. Sebald's career as an author and translator of Japanese texts is documented in WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS (WILLIAM J. SEBALD), while WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS (OTHERS) is home to writings of Charles Andrew Willoughby, Edith Sebald, and others. DIARIES AND DATE BOOKS consists of William and Edith Sebald's personal diaries and date books/day planners.

Two series of documents consist of files ostensibly kept, at least initially, by people other than Sebald. EDITH SEBALD FILES contains subject files and correspondence maintained by Sebald's wife Edith, which pertain to Mrs. Sebald's personal and professional affairs. CHARLES A. WILLOUGHBY FILES pertain largely to General Willoughby's relationship with General Douglas MacArthur and intelligence gathering under MacArthur's command in World War II.

The collection's final four series consist of materials of more varied, and often non-textual formats. SCRAPBOOKS, composed primarily of newspaper clippings, relate to the operations of the de Becker law firm in Japan, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers in Japan, and Sebald's role as Ambassador to Australia. PHOTOGRAPHS, which focuses heavily on Sebald's time in Australia, includes prints, negatives, photograph albums, and two sizes of photographic slides. Motion picture/video coverage of Sebald, as well as audio recordings of Japanese broadcasts can be found in AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS. Lastly, various physical objects purchased by or presented to Sebald, such as plaques, medals, and Japanese swords, can be found in REALIA.

Research interests served by the William J. Sebald papers include the personal and professional histories of William Sebald and his wife Edith Sebald, as well as intelligence gathering in the Pacific Theatre of World War II, the reconstruction of post-war Japan, pre-war Japanese law codes, the operations of the Allied Council for Japan, and the diplomatic history of American relations with Burma and Australia.

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Arrangement

  • Series 1: CORRESPONDENCE, 1926-1980
  • Subseries 1a: General Correspondence, 1935-1980
  • Subseries 1b: Edith Sebald Correspondence, 1926-1962
  • Subseries 1c: Paul Schubert Correspondence, 1935-1980
  • Subseries 1d: Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, 1952-1979
  • Subseries 1e: Fan Mail, 1947-1960
  • Series 2: Series 2: UNITED STATES NAVY AND NAVAL ACADEMY FILES, 1926-1980
  • Subseries 2a: Naval Academy Files, 1917-1924
  • Subseries 2b: U.S. Navy Files, 1922-1933
  • Subseries 2c: U.S. Navy Files, 1941-1946
  • Series 3: MINUTES OF THE ALLIED COUNCIL FOR JAPAN, 1946-1951
  • Series 4: CORRESPONDENCE AS DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR FAR EASTERN AFFAIRS, 1955-1957
  • Series 5: FILES AS AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA, 1957-1961
  • Subseries 5a: Geographic Correspondence File, 1957-1961
  • Subseries 5b: General Correspondence as Ambassador to Australia, 1957-1961
  • Subseries 5c: Vouchers and Claim Forms, 1967-1961
  • Series 6: STATE DEPARTMENT FILES (GENERAL), 1945-1961
  • Series 7: SUBJECT FILES, 1887-1977
  • Series 8: SPEECHES, 1947-1968
  • Subseries 8a: Speeches by William J. Sebald, 1947-1968
  • Subseries 8b: Speeches by Others, 1950-1964
  • Series 9: WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS (WILLIAM J. SEBALD), 1933-1971
  • Subseries 9a: Books by William J. Sebald, 1964-1972
  • Subseries 9b: Translations by William J. Sebald, 1896-1945
  • Subseries 9c: Articles and Book Reviews by William J. Sebald, 1935-1969
  • Subseries 9d: Research Materials and Outlines (General), 1949-1970
  • Series 10: WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS (OTHERS), 1920-1979
  • Series 11: DIARIES AND DATE BOOKS, 1920-1970
  • Subseries 11a: William Sebald Date Books, 1938-1965
  • Subseries 11b: William Sebald Diaries, 1918-1970
  • Subseries 11c: Edith Sebald Date Books and Diaries, 1922-1963
  • Series 12: EDITH SEBALD FILES, 1924-1970
  • Subseries 12a: Edith Sebald Correspondence (General), 1929-1966
  • Subseries 12b: Edith Sebald Subject Files, 1924-1970
  • Series 13: CHARLES A. WILLOUGHBY FILES, 1941-1972
  • Series 14: Scrapbooks, 1890-1974
  • Series 15: PHOTOGRAPHS, 1925-1969
  • Subseries 15a: Prints and Negatives, 1925-1969
  • Subseries 15b: Photograph Albums, 1947-1961
  • Subseries 15c: Photographic Slides (2x2), 1956-1965
  • Subseries 15d: Photographic Slides (Large Format), 1957-1960
  • Series 16: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, 1957-1978
  • Subseries 16a: Audiovisual Originals, 1957-1978
  • Subseries 16b: Use Copies, 1957-1978
  • Series 17: REALIA, 1942-1974
  • Subseries 17a: Medals, 1928-1974
  • Subseries 17b: General, 1942-1956
  • Subseries 17c: Plaques and Certificates, undated
  • Subseries 17d: Swords, undated
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Access and Use

Access

In December 2015, the majority of marked classified materials was declared declassified. Access to several additional documents is restricted pending further declassification review.

Copyright and Permission

The William J. Sebald Papers are the physical property of Nimitz Library. Copyright belongs to the authors or creators of the works, or their legal representatives. For further information, consult the Head, Special Collections & Archives.

It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure written permission to publish, reprint, or reproduce material from Special Collections & Archives. The researcher assumes responsibility for infringement of copyright or literary or publication rights. Please contact the Head, Special Collections & Archives for permission to publish and for further information.

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Acquisition and Appraisal

Custodial History

Sebald's midshipman scrapbook transferred from the Alumni/Memorabilia section of the Naval Academy Archives in April 2014.

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William J. Sebald.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Material

Additional material pertaining to Williams Sebald's life and career can be found in his United States Naval Institute Oral History, The Reminiscences of Ambassador William J. Sebald (Captain USNR-RET.) (Spec. Coll. E746.S443 A3), and in the memoirs of his service as a diplomat in Japan, With MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation of Japan(DS889.SA), as well as in his Alumni Jacket and Midshipman Personnel Jacket.

Additional manuscript material pertaining to Sebald's friend and correspondent Paul Schubert comprise the Paul Schubert Papers, 1920-1974, MS 284, held by Special Collections & Archives, Nimitz Library.

Materials Cataloged Separately

Multiple volumes comprising Sebald's library have been removed from this collection prior to processing and cataloged separately.

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Preferred Citation

William J. Sebald Papers, MS 207

Special Collections & Archives Department

Nimitz Library

United States Naval Academy

Selected Bibliography

Sebald, William Joseph, The Reminiscences of Ambassador William J. Sebald (Captain USNR-RET. ). Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1979-1980. Sebald, William Joseph, With MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation of Japan. New York: W.W. Norton, 1965. Who's Who in America. vol. 32. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1962-1963.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by David D'Onofio in 2012. Finding aid written by David D'Onofrio in 2012.

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Subject Headings

These materials have been indexed in the Naval Academy Library online catalog using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.

Name and Subject Terms

  • American Samoa.
  • Atcheson, George, 1896-1947.
  • Australia.
  • Ba U, U, b. 1887.
  • Burma.
  • District of Columbia.
  • Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959.
  • Gascoigne, Alvary Frederick, Sir, 1893-1970.
  • Hawaii.
  • Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
  • Japan-America Society of Washington.
  • Japan.
  • Law -- Japan.
  • MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
  • Masaoka, Mike, 1915-.
  • Medals -- Japan.
  • Menzies, Robert, 1894-1978.
  • Mikasa no Miya Takahito, Prince, son of Taisho, Emperor of Japan, 1915-.
  • Nu, U, 1907-1995.
  • Sato, Eisaku, 1901-1975.
  • Schubert, Paul, 1899-1980.
  • Sebald, Edith, 1902-1981.
  • Sebald, William Joseph, 1901-1980.
  • Sorge, Richard, 1895-1944.
  • Spinks, Charles Nelson.
  • Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers.
  • Treaty of Peace with Japan (1951).
  • United States -- Foreign Relations -- Australia.
  • United States -- Foreign Relations -- Burma.
  • United States -- Foreign Relations -- East Asia.
  • United States -- Foreign Relations -- Japan.
  • United States Naval Academy. Class of 1922.
  • Willoughby, Charles Andrew, 1892-1972.
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda.
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- United States.
  • Yoshida, Shigeru, 1878-1967.

Genre Terms

  • Color slides.
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Manuscripts.
  • Medals.
  • Minute books.
  • Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Swords.
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Contents List

Series 1: CORRESPONDENCE, 1926-1980 Boxes 1-22

Series Description

Correspondence sent and received by Sebald. Included in the series are incoming and outgoing letters, telegrams, memoranda, invitations, press clippings, press releases, greeting cards, and calling cards.

Series Arrangement

Organized into five sub-series by correspondent.

Subseries 1a: General Correspondence, 1935-1980

Subseries Description

Incoming and outgoing letters between William Sebald and various correspondents. Much of the correspondence takes the form of congratulations on new positions held by Sebald, thank-you letters, social calls, travel invoices, association memberships, Christmas letters, requests for recommendations or referrals, requests for legal aid, issuance of travel visas for Japan, comments on various publications, condolences, and personal financial materials. More specific subjects covered by the materials include the deaths of Charles Willoughby and George Atcheson, the discontinuation of Sebald's law practice in Japan (1939), Sebald's appointment as ambassador to Burma (1952), accolades for Sebald's With MacArthur in Japan, the deterioration of conditions for Westerners and Western business interests in Japan on the eve of World War II, Sebald's association with the firm of Graham, James & Rolph (1962), the Treaty of Peace with Japan, Sebald's interest in the collection of Netsuke, and the election and presidency of Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter.

In addition to various diplomats, U.S. Senators, U.S. Representatives, and Australian Members of Parliament, notable correspondents include: U.S. Presidents Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Gerald Ford; Australian Prime Ministers Robert Menzies and John Gorton; Japanese Prime Ministers Eisaku Sato and Shigeru Yoshida; South Korean President Syngman Rhee; Australian Governor-General Field Marshal William Slim; Secretary of State Dean Rusk; General Matthew Ridgway; George Kennan; and John D. Rockefeller III.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Box 1 Folder 1
Abbey, Glenn A., 1947-1952

Expulsion of and need for Foreign Service Officers in Japan.

Box 1 Folder 2
Acheson, Dean, 1951
Box 1 Folder 3
Acly, Robert Austin, 1954-1973
Box 1 Folder 4
Adair, E. Ross, 1954
Box 1 Folder 5
Adamson, James B., 1972

Death of Charles A. Willoughby.

Box 1 Folder 6
Affeld, William C., Jr., 1975
Box 1 Folder 7
Agnew, Spiro Theodore, 1969
Box 1 Folder 8
Aitchison, Bruce, 1950

Relationship between U.S. diplomatic representation and U.S. business interests in Japan.

Box 1 Folder 9
d'Ajeta, Blasco Lanza, 1952
Box 1 Folder 10
Alderton, Lisle, 1959-1962
Box 1 Folder 11
Allen, George V., 1954-[1970]
Box 1 Folder 12
Allen, Raymond B., 1952
Box 1 Folder 13
Allison, John M., 1949-1954

General Matthew Ridgeway's message on post-treaty Japan, and translations of notes regarding a Treaty of Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation between Japan and the U.S.

Box 1 Folder 14
Almond, Edward M., 1949-1957

Army perception of Sebald's relative standing among officers in the occupation of Japan.

Box 1 Folder 15
Alsop, Joseph, 1954
Box 1 Folder 16
Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners of Australia, 1957
Box 1 Folder 17
American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1942-1970
Box 1 Folder 18
American Australian Association, 1963
Box 1 Folder 19
American Automobile Association, 1964
Box 1 Folder 20
American Bar Association, 1947
Box 1 Folder 21
American Bar Association - Committee on Comparative Civil and Commercial Law, 1940-1942
Box 1 Folder 22
American Club of Victoria, 1961
Box 1 Folder 23
American Council of Learned Societies, 1941
Box 1 Folder 24
American Enterprise Institute, 1971-1973
Box 1 Folder 25
American Institute for Economic Research, 1963
Box 1 Folder 26
American National Club, 1957-1965
Box 1 Folder 27
American President Lines, 1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 28
American Security Council, 1970-1976
Box 1 Folder 29
American Society (Sydney), 1961
Box 1 Folder 30
An Hosang, 1950
Box 1 Folder 31
Anderson, James Buell, 1949
Box 1 Folder 32
Aoki, T., undated

Correspondence is on woodblock print stationary.

Box 1 Folder 33
Arima, Takayasu, 1950
Box 1 Folder 34
Ariyoshi, Y., 1966-1968
Box 1 Folder 35
Arledge, Roone, 1974
Box 1 Folder 36
Armour, Norman, 1951
Box 1 Folder 37
Army and Navy Club, Washington, DC, 1943-1945
Box 1 Folder 38
Arthur, W. T., 1961-1967

Includes a speech by Arthur before the Australian Parliament regarding Australia's foreign relations.

Box 1 Folder 39
Asahi Broadcasting Company, 1951
Box 1 Folder 40
Ash, Robert, 1941
Box 1 Folder 41
Ashida, Hitoshi, 1947-1952

Includes a manuscript on the political and economic situation in Japan in 1949.

Box 1 Folder 42
Asia Foundation, 1968-1969

American-Japanese bilateral meetings.

Box 1 Folder 43
Asia Society, 1967-1970
Box 1 Folder 44
Asiatic Society of Japan, 1949
Box 1 Folder 45
Atcheson, Mrs. George (Mariquita), 1952
Box 1 Folder 46
Atlantic Council of the United States, 1970
Box 1 Folder 47
Australian-American Association (Sydney), 1961
Box 1 Folder 48
Axelbank, Albert, 1972-1973
Box 1 Folder 49
Aylward, Robert A., 1963-1964
Box 1 Folder 50
Baba, Tsunego, 1949
Box 1 Folder 51
Backe, S. M. ("Buck"), 1966-1967
Box 1 Folder 52
Bailey, Sir Kenneth, 1961-1964
Box 1 Folder 53
Baldwin, Charles F., 1962-1969
Box 1 Folder 54
Baldwin, Hanson W., 1943-1980

Navy public relations, American Caesar, Jimmy Carter's presidency, and the donation of Sebald's papers to Nimitz Library.

Box 1 Folder 55
Ballard, G. B., Jr., 1970 and undated
Box 1 Folder 56
Baptist Village Incorporated, 1970
Box 1 Folder 57
Barnet, Sylvan M., Jr., 1962
Box 1 Folder 58
Barraclough, George O., 1952
Box 1 Folder 59
Barrier, Mrs. Ernestine, 1968
Box 1 Folder 60
Barwick, Sir Garfield, 1962
Box 1 Folder 61
Bassin, Jules, 1967
Box 1 Folder 62
Battle, Lucius D., 1962
Box 1 Folder 63
Battle, William C., 1962-1963
Box 1 Folder 64
Baty, T., 1939

Japanese marriage laws.

Box 1 Folder 65
Baxter, Hector J., 1954
Box 1 Folder 66
Beale, Sir Howard, 1958-1964

Sister city program between Bega, New South Wales, and Littleton, Colorado. Includes a speech commemorating the Battle of Coral Sea.

Box 1 Folder 67
Beam, Jacob D., 1969
Box 1 Folder 68
Belton, William, 1962-1970
Box 1 Folder 69
Benninghoff, H. Merrell, 1948
Box 1 Folder 70
Benton, William, 1952
Box 1 Folder 71
Bertram, Richard, 1963
Box 1 Folder 72
Beyfuss, Oscar J., 1941
Box 1 Folder 73
Biddle, Eric H., 1949
Box 1 Folder 74
Bigham, Englar, Jones & Houston, 1945

Request for Sebald to resume the practice of law in Kobe, Japan.

Box 1 Folder 75
Binney, Ralph M., 1958-1962
Box 2 Folder 1
Bish, Glenn F., 1963

Marathon Oil Company's proposed methane gas pipeline.

Box 2 Folder 2
Bishop, Max W., 1947-1949

American Textile Machinery Manufacturers.

Box 2 Folder 3
Björklund, Allan, 1968
Box 2 Folder 4
Black, Myron L., 1975-1976

Death of Myron Black.

Box 2 Folder 5
Blair, Floyd G., 1961-1964
Box 2 Folder 6
Blaisdell, Thomas C., Jr., 1950
Box 2 Folder 7
Blake, Ralph J., 1950-1952

Saint Andrew's Society Ball.

Box 2 Folder 8
Blakemore, Thomas L., 1945-1963
Box 2 Folder 9
Blakeney, Ben Bruce, 1953

Right of American lawyers to practice in prewar Japan.

Box 2 Folder 10
Blanchet, Mrs. Nancy, 1966
Box 2 Folder 11
Bledsoe, Albert M., 1947-1948

Attempted transfer of Bledsoe's house to Sebald.

Box 2 Folder 12
Blenkle, Victor A., 1970 and undated
Box 2 Folder 13
Blevins, Merrill M., 1968
Box 2 Folder 14
Bloom, Sol, 1949
Box 2 Folder 15
Bly, John James, 1971-1975

Bly's thesis entitled "The Diplomacy of John Foster Dulles in Negotiating the Japanese Peace Treaty."

Box 2 Folder 16
Boesen, Richard M., 1962
Box 2 Folder 17
Bohlen, Chip, 1953; 1974
Box 2 Folder 18
Bond, Kener E., 1965
Box 2 Folder 19
Bond, Niles W., 1952
Box 2 Folder 20
Bonsal, Philip W., 1953
Box 2 Folder 21
Boothe, J. H. R., 1974
Box 2 Folder 22
Borton, Hugh, 1947-1948

Sebald's promotion to Foreign Service Officer Class II.

Box 2 Folder 23
Boulware, James H., 1968-1971
Box 2 Folder 24
Bowen & District Labour Council, 1957

Complaint regarding Sebald's views on Australian foreign policy.

Box 2 Folder 25
Bowles, Chester, 1952
Box 2 Folder 26
Bowman, Dean O., 1947-1948

Prohibition of purgees as agents.

Box 2 Folder 27
Boyce, Richard Fyfe, 1951
Box 2 Folder 28
Boyes, Jon Lippitt, 1968-1969

Sebald's critique and edits of Boyes' thesis "The American Political Adviser."

Box 2 Folder 29
Braderman, Eugene M., 1962
Box 2 Folder 30
Bradford, Saxton, 1953
Box 2 Folder 31
Brines, Russell D., 1957-1960

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Box 2 Folder 32
British Embassy, 1973
Box 2 Folder 33
Brookes, Sir Norman, 1962
Box 2 Folder 34
Brooks, Sir Dallas, 1961
Box 2 Folder 35
Brown, Aaron S., 1953
Box 2 Folder 36
Brown, Sir Allen, 1965-1972
Box 2 Folder 37
Browne, Sidney H., 1947-1952

Death of George Atcheson.

Box 2 Folder 38
Brundage, Russell A., 1975
Box 2 Folder 39
Bruner, Glen W., 1964-1970
Box 2 Folder 40
Bryan, Arthur Walker, 1961
Box 2 Folder 41
Bryan, Jack Y., 1954
Box 2 Folder 42
Buckley, Roger, 1976

Personnel and execution of the American occupation of Japan.

Box 2 Folder 43
Bucknell, Douglas, 1962-1964
Box 2 Folder 44
Bull, Harold R., 1953
Box 2 Folder 45
Bulsara, J. F., 1953
Box 2 Folder 46
Bunce, Arthur C., 1952
Box 2 Folder 47
Bunker, Ellsworth, 1962
Box 2 Folder 48
Bunker, Laurence Eliot, 1964
Box 2 Folder 49
Bunker, Roger E., 1965

Questions regarding General MacArthur's role in the occupation of Japan.

Box 2 Folder 50
Burger, Mrs. M. G. C., 1957-1958
Box 2 Folder 51
Burke, Arleigh Albert, 1968
Box 2 Folder 52
Burke, J. Herbert, 1970
Box 2 Folder 53
Burley, Raymond F., 1963
Box 2 Folder 54
Burns, John H., 1969
Box 2 Folder 55
Burrell, Vice Admiral Sir Henry, 1961-1973

Watergate scandal.

Box 2 Folder 56
Bushell, Raymond, 1950-1974

Collection and sale of netsuke.

Box 2 Folder 57
Bushner, R. H., 1953
Box 2 Folder 58
Bushwaller, William J., 1971

Nelson Spinks' brain aneurysm.

Box 2 Folder 59
Busick, Ralph R., 1952
Box 2 Folder 60
Butterworth, W. Walton, 1948-1962

Purge of Yoshio Osawa and Butterworth's travel plans.

Box 2 Folder 61
Byers, Clovis E., 1966-1974

Japan-America Society of Washington.

Box 2 Folder 62
Byford, Donald, 1954
Box 2 Folder 63
Byrnes, James F., 1954

United Nations Committee on Prisoners of War.

Box 2 Folder 64
Cabot, John M., 1948-1950
Box 2 Folder 65
Calhoun, A. D., 1953
Box 2 Folder 66
Callaghan, Allan R., 1965
Box 2 Folder 67
Callanan, Leo J., 1953
Box 2 Folder 68
Calwell, Arthur Augustus, 1958-1973

Calwell's political career and eventual death.

Box 2 Folder 69
Canada, Charles C., 1963-1964
Box 2 Folder 70
Carrington, Lord Peter, 1967
Box 2 Folder 71
Casal, U. A., 1941-1964

Casal's writings, including those on netsuke. Some items in German.

Box 2 Folder 72
Casey, Hugh J., 1962
Box 2 Folder 73
Casey, R. G. (Lord Richard), 1961-1976
Box 2 Folder 74
Casner, A. James, 1940
Box 2 Folder 75
Castillo, Francisco J. del, 1952
Box 2 Folder 76
Castle, William R., 1949-1951

Request for phonograph records for use as propaganda.

Box 2 Folder 77
Challis, R. L. G., 1952
Box 2 Folder 78
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, 1965
Box 3 Folder 1
Chase, Edward P., 1942

Includes a legal complaint by Chase against Maxwell Farms and Livestock Company.

Box 3 Folder 2
Cheston, Elizabeth L., 1951
Box 3 Folder 3
Chettur, K. K., 1951-1954
Box 3 Folder 4
Cheung, Steven H. P., 1971
Box 3 Folder 5
Chevalerie, Guy Daufresne de la, 1952
Box 3 Folder 6
Chinese Citizens' Association of New South Wales, 1957
Box 3 Folder 7
Chow Shu-kai, 1965

Biographical sketch of Chinese Ambassador Chow Shu-kai.

Box 3 Folder 8
Church, Margaret Stitt, 1954-1962
Box 3 Folder 9
Civil Aeronautics Board, 1966

Difficulties with Eastern Airlines.

Box 3 Folder 10
Claiborne, Henri de Balathier, 1945
Box 3 Folder 11
Clark, Lewis, 1948

Proposed trip to China by Sebald.

Box 3 Folder 12
Clark, Sherman Rockwell, 1966-1967
Box 3 Folder 13
Clarke, Bertram L., 1942
Box 3 Folder 14
Clarke, George L., 1942
Box 3 Folder 15
Class, Maurice M., 1964
Box 3 Folder 16
Clay, James Powell, 1963
Box 3 Folder 17
Clissold, Catherine S., 1957
Box 3 Folder 18
Clough, Ralph N., 1971
Box 3 Folder 19
Cochran, H. Merle, 1950

Indonesian-Japanese trade negotiations.

Box 3 Folder 20
Cochran, William P., 1965-1966
Box 3 Folder 21
Colegrove, Kenneth, 1950-1952
Box 3 Folder 22
Collier County Conservancy, 1969-1970
Box 3 Folder 23
Colton, George W., 1942
Box 3 Folder 24
Combs, Kenneth T., 1973-1974
Box 3 Folder 25
Committee for Economic Development, 1962
Box 3 Folder 26
Connorton, John V., 1954-1965

Connorton's swearing in as Deputy Mayor of New York City.

Box 3 Folder 27
Contemporary Authors, 1965
Box 3 Folder 28
Cooke, Dwight, undated
Box 3 Folder 29
Cooksey, Mrs. Jean, [1970]
Box 3 Folder 30
Cooper, George Randolph, 1964-1968
Box 3 Folder 31
Cordier, Andrew W., 1951
Box 3 Folder 32
Cornell, Mark H., 1966-1978

U.S. economy and personal stock holdings.

Box 3 Folder 33
Correll, John Franklin, 1968
Box 3 Folder 34
Cottrell, Sterling J., 1959-1961
Box 3 Folder 35
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., 1956

The Japanese Communist Party.

Box 3 Folder 36
Coville, Cabot, 1963-1964
Box 3 Folder 37
Covington, Halstead Shaw, 1944
Box 3 Folder 38
Covington, J. E., 1939
Box 3 Folder 39
Cowen, Myron M., 1962-1965
Box 3 Folder 40
Cox, H. Jasper, 1939-1944
Box 3 Folder 41
Crane, Evelyn M., 1939
Box 3 Folder 42
Creighton, J. M., 1941-1949

Efforts to open a machinery import company in Japan.

Box 3 Folder 43
Crockett, William J., 1964-1965
Box 3 Folder 44
Crowe, Philip K., 1954

The Colombo Conference.

Box 3 Folder 45
Crowl, Philip A., 1971
Box 3 Folder 46
Cruise, Edgar Allen, 1958-1964

Exchange of the American Embassy's DC-3 aircraft.

Box 3 Folder 47
Current Biography, 1951
Box 3 Folder 48
Customs House, Baltimore, 1939
Box 3 Folder 49
Dacor, Inc., 1957-1977

Sebald's dealings with Diplomatic and Consular Officers, Retired, Inc.

Box 3 Folder 50
Dampskibsassuranceforening Skjold, 1946
Box 3 Folder 51
Danielian, N. R., 1963
Box 3 Folder 52
Davis, Mrs. E. C. (Catherine), 1941-1946

Sebald's power of attorney for Davis.

Box 3 Folder 53
Davis, Monnett B., 1947

Chinese views of American objectives in Japan.

Box 3 Folder 54
Dawson, Laurence A., 1950
Box 3 Folder 55
Dawson, William L., 1952
Box 3 Folder 56
Day, Henry B., 1952
Box 3 Folder 57
Deane, Charles B., 1949
Box 3 Folder 58
Decker, Admiral, 1949
Box 3 Folder 59
De Courcy, William E., 1973
Box 3 Folder 60
De Jaegher, Raymond J., 1968
Box 3 Folder 61
Dejean, Maurice, 1952
Box 3 Folder 62
Delburgo, D. H., 1939
Box 3 Folder 63
De L'Isle, Viscount, 1962
Box 3 Folder 64
Demarest, Clayton, 1942-1943

Sons of the American Revolution.

Box 3 Folder 65
Dening, Sir Esler, 1952
Box 3 Folder 66
Denning, Arthur, 1962
Box 3 Folder 67
Derickson, R. B., 1965
Box 3 Folder 68
Dewey, Thomas Edmund, 1951-1970
Box 3 Folder 69
De Witt, Ralph Birchard, 1965
Box 3 Folder 70
Dexter, John B., 1969

Administrative status of the Chins, Arakanese, and Karens in Burma.

Box 3 Folder 71
Dickerson, Edwin T., 1941-1948
Box 3 Folder 72
Dodge, Joseph M., 1950-1963
Box 3 Folder 73
Dodwell & Co., Ltd., 1939
Box 3 Folder 74
Dole, P. D. E., 1966
Box 3 Folder 75
Domen, Toyonobu, 1963

Ajinimoto Company's joint venture to produce monosodium glutamate in Italy.

Box 3 Folder 76
Donovan, Howard, 1947
Box 3 Folder 77
Donovan, William J., 1953-1954
Box 3 Folder 78
Douglas, Mack R., 1972
Box 3 Folder 79
Douglas, William O., 1952-1954

KMT troop issues in Burma.

Box 3 Folder 80
Dowling, Sir Roy, 1967
Box 3 Folder 81
Dowling, Walter C., 1962
Box 3 Folder 82
Draper, William H., 1948
Box 3 Folder 83
Drumright, Everett, F., 1952-1971 and undated
Box 3 Folder 84
Dufek, George, 1964
Box 3 Folder 85
Dulles, John Foster, 1950-1969

Dwight Eisenhower's election as President, death of Mrs. Dulles, and thank-you letters.

Box 3 Folder 86
Durden, Tillman, 1953
Box 3 Folder 87
Durgin, Russell L., 1952
Box 3 Folder 88
Dwinell, Lane, 1961
Box 4 Folder 1
Ebb, Larry F., 1945
Box 4 Folder 2
Eccles, Sir John, 1962
Box 4 Folder 3
Elbrick, C. Burke, 1969
Box 4 Folder 4
Emmerson, John K., 1956-1968
Box 4 Folder 5
The English-Speaking Union, 1964
Box 4 Folder 6
Espe, Carl Frederick, 1967-1969
Box 4 Folder 7
Evatt, H. V., 1962
Box 4 Folder 8
Everson, John Horace, 1945
Box 4 Folder 9
Exposition Press, Inc., 1971
Box 4 Folder 10-11
Ewing, James H., 1956-1980

Japanese security issues, the U.S. economy, the death of General Charles Willoughby, and American and English elections.

Box 4 Folder 12
F. Hacking & Co., 1939
Box 4 Folder 13
Fachtman, T. H., 1948

Proposed method of observation for submarines.

Box 4 Folder 14
Fadden, Sir Arthur W., 1958
Box 4 Folder 15
Far East Superintendence Co., Ltd., 1939
Box 4 Folder 16
Far Eastern Advertising Agency, 1939
Box 4 Folder 17
Farley, James A., 1962
Box 4 Folder 18
Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, 1968-1969

Includes an Honorary Citizen certificate.

Box 4 Folder 19
Fearey, Robert A., 1953-1966
Box 4 Folder 20
Federal Communications Commission, 1971-1977
Box 4 Folder 21
Federal Reserve System Board of Governors, 1950
Box 4 Folder 22
Feis, Herbert, 1966

Allied Council for Japan.

Box 4 Folder 23
Fellers, Bonner, 1948
Box 4 Folder 24
Fellowship Luncheon Club, Kobe, 1939
Box 4 Folder 25
Finn, Richard B., 1952-1962
Box 4 Folder 26
First National Bank, Baltimore, Maryland, 1935-1939
Box 4 Folder 27
Flake, Wilson C., 1967-1977

Deaths of Wilson Flake, Valerie Flake, and Charles Willoughby.

Box 4 Folder 28
Fleck, Francis E., 1972
Box 4 Folder 29
Fleck, John J., undated
Box 4 Folder 30
Folster, George T., 1953
Box 4 Folder 31
Ford, Gerald R., 1974-1976
Box 4 Folder 32
Foreign Service Day Conferences, 1966-1967
Box 4 Folder 33
Foreign Student Service Council, 1964-1965
Box 4 Folder 34
Foster, Elizabeth J., 1962
Box 4 Folder 35
Foster, William C., 1950-1952
Box 4 Folder 36
Francis, White & Needham, 1939
Box 4 Folder 37
Franklin, A. B., 1954-1956
Box 4 Folder 38
Franklin, William M., 1972
Box 4 Folder 39
Frazer & Co., Ltd., 1939
Box 4 Folder 40
Frew, Bernard D., 1952
Box 4 Folder 41
Friedrich, C. J., 1944-1945
Box 4 Folder 42
Friends of the Everglades, 1972
Box 4 Folder 43
Fujioka, M., 1935
Box 4 Folder 44
Furstenberg, Maximilian de, 1952-1969
Box 4 Folder 45
Fyfe, Howard, 1945-1954
Box 4 Folder 46
Gansmoe, T. B., 1939
Box 4 Folder 47
Gascoigne, Sir Alvary, 1948-1968

An April 21, 1950 plane crash that killed several of General MacArthur's staff and the 1968 Presidential election.

Box 4 Folder 48
Gavell, Stefan F., 1964
Box 4 Folder 49
General Motors Japan Ltd., 1939
Box 4 Folder 50
Gerber, Marvin L., 1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 51
Gichner, Lawrence E., 1968
Box 4 Folder 52
Gifford, Gloria, 1955
Box 4 Folder 53
Goodrich, L. Carrington, 1962
Box 4 Folder 54
Goodwin, Hugh Hilton, 1962
Box 4 Folder 55
Goonetilleke, Sir Oliver, 1954
Box 4 Folder 56
Gorton, John Grey, 1968
Box 4 Folder 57
Graciani, J., 1939
Box 4 Folder 58
Grau y Price, Miguel, 1952
Box 4 Folder 59
Gray, Cecil W., 1970
Box 4 Folder 60
Green, Marshall, 1965-1974
Box 4 Folder 61
Greenway, Sir Thomas M., 1961-1972
Box 4 Folder 62
Grew Foundation, 1950-1952
Box 4 Folder 63
Grew, Joseph C., 1947-1951

The war crimes trial of Mamoru Shigemitsu and the Grew Foundation.

Box 4 Folder 64
Grierson, R. H., 1962
Box 4 Folder 65
Griese, Arthur A., 1965-1974
Box 4 Folder 66
Griffin, Edward G., 1972
Box 4 Folder 67
Griffis, Stanton, 1951
Box 4 Folder 68
Griffith, Charles E., 1951
Box 4 Folder 69
Griffith, Gordon D., 1957
Box 4 Folder 70
Griffiths, H. J., 1939
Box 4 Folder 71
Groos, A. W. J., 1939
Box 4 Folder 72
Gross, Ernest A., 1947-1956
Box 4 Folder 73
Guggenheim, Bernhard, 1948

Restoration of UN property in Japan.

Box 4 Folder 74
Guider, John W., 1953-1965
Box 4 Folder 75
Gunn, Lay Taik, 1967
Box 4 Folder 76
Gunn, Sir William, 1962-1964
Box 4 Folder 77
Gurley, Ralph R., 1963-1964
Box 4 Folder 78
Hagen, Douglas, 1965
Box 4 Folder 79
Haguiwara, Toru, 1970-1971

Kashima Institute of Foreign Affairs.

Box 4 Folder 80
Hall, Graham, R., 1959-1970
Box 5 Folder 1
Harbison, Joseph S., 1966
Box 5 Folder 2
Harllee, John, 1963
Box 5 Folder 3
Harris, Ed O., 1965-1966
Box 5 Folder 4
Harris, William, 1951
Box 5 Folder 5
Hartley, Livingston, 1975
Box 5 Folder 6
Hartley, Robert W., 1964-1970

Death of Vivienne Hornbeck.

Box 5 Folder 7
Harumi, Fumio, 1975
Box 5 Folder 8
Hashimoto, Sakuo, 1951-1966

Includes notes on the geological features and mineral deposits of the Shirane Mountain system.

Box 5 Folder 9
Hashimoto, Tetsuma, 1957; 1968

The purging of Tanzan Ishibashi.

Box 5 Folder 10
Hasluck, Paul, 1964-1969
Box 5 Folder 11
Hauslaib, W. R., 1962-1971
Box 5 Folder 12
Hay, David O., 1966
Box 5 Folder 13
Hellegers, Dale M., 1972-1973

Study on the reform of the Japanese Constitution.

Box 5 Folder 14
Hellweg, Julius Frederick, 1939; 1973

Attempts at persuading Sebald to be reinstated in the U.S. Navy.

Box 5 Folder 15
Hellyer, George M., 1962-1963
Box 5 Folder 16
Hemmendinger, Noel, 1966
Box 5 Folder 17
Henderson, John W., 1966-1974
Box 5 Folder 18
Henderson, Loy W., 1958-1967
Box 5 Folder 19
Henry, David D., 1956
Box 5 Folder 20
Henry Greenall & Co., 1939
Box 5 Folder 21
Heydon, Sir Peter, 1970-1971

Includes Heydon's biographical essay on Keith Officer.

Box 5 Folder 22
Hildreth, W. S., 1963
Box 5 Folder 23
Hill, Val Stuart, 1966-1967
Box 5 Folder 24
Hinnebusch, Raymond A., 1975
Box 5 Folder 25
Hirobayashi, S., 1923
Box 5 Folder 26
Ho Shai Lai, 1967
Box 5 Folder 27
Hollis, Howard C., 1972
Box 5 Folder 28
Holme, Ringer & Co., 1939
Box 5 Folder 29
Holt, Harold, 1966-1967
Box 5 Folder 30
Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, 1935-1939

Includes a check book.

Box 5 Folder 31
Hornbeck, Stanley K., undated
Box 5 Folder 32
Horwood, Murray P., 1953
Box 5 Folder 33
Hoshina, Zenshiro, 1964-1968
Box 5 Folder 34
Hosono, Gunji, 1964
Box 5 Folder 35
Hotchkiss, C. M., 1962
Box 5 Folder 36
Hotel Imperial, New Delhi, India, 1954
Box 5 Folder 37
Houchins, Lee, 1967
Box 5 Folder 38
Hudescek, L. C., 1939
Box 5 Folder 39
Hughes, Lady Edith Kent, 1970; 1975
Box 5 Folder 40
Hughes, Mildred, 1955-1959
Box 5 Folder 41
Hume, Edgar E., 1951
Box 5 Folder 42
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1966
Box 5 Folder 43
Hunt, William P., 1961-1962
Box 5 Folder 44
Huxley, Sir Leonard G. H., 1962-1965
Box 5 Folder 45
Iguchi, Norio, 1964
Box 5 Folder 46
Iguchi, Sadao, 1963-1965
Box 5 Folder 47
Ikeda, Seihin, 1938
Box 5 Folder 48
Ince, Wesley A., 1961
Box 5 Folder 49
Ingersoll, Roy C., 1962
Box 5 Folder 50
Inouye, Toyoji, 1970
Box 5 Folder 51
Inter-County Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1967
Box 5 Folder 52
International Committee of Kobe, 1939
Box 5 Folder 53
International Hospital of Kobe, 1939
Box 5 Folder 54
International Netsuke Collectors Society, 1974
Box 5 Folder 55
International Year Book, London, England, 1956-1962

Sebald's entry in Who's Who.

Box 5 Folder 56
Internationale Handelsvereeniging, 1939
Box 5 Folder 57
Inumaru, Tetsuzo, 1970
Box 5 Folder 58
Irvin, R. S. K., 1939-1940
Box 5 Folder 59
Irving Trust Company, 1963
Box 5 Folder 60
Isaacs, Irwin M., 1939-1946

Efficacy of reforming Japanese ideology during post-war reconstruction.

Box 5 Folder 61
Ishiguro, K., 1939-1941
Box 5 Folder 62
Ishikawa, G., 1938-1939
Box 5 Folder 63
Ishizaka, Taizo, 1962
Box 5 Folder 64
Itoh & Co. (America) Inc., 1964
Box 5 Folder 65
J. Gerber & Co., 1939-1945
Box 5 Folder 66
J. L. Thompson & Co., Ltd., 1940
Box 5 Folder 67
J. P. Morgan & Co., 1937
Box 5 Folder 68
Jacobs, Joseph E., 1966-1971

Legislation regarding cost of living allowances for retired foreign service officers.

Box 5 Folder 69
James, Ernest W., 1940-1941

Search and arrest of James by Japanese authorities, for possible use as a hostage in the event of war.

Box 5 Folder 70
Janse, Olov R. T., 1962
Box 5 Folder 71
Japan-America Society of Washington, 1965-1966

Includes Board of Trustees minutes and membership directories.

Box 5 Folder 72
Japan Scholarship Foundation, Inc., 1956-1966

Includes Foundation newsletter and financial audits.

Box 5 Folder 73
Japanese Cotton Textile Exporters Association, 1963
Box 5 Folder 74
Jarrell, Henry Thompson, 1945
Box 6 Folder 1
Jenkins, William H., 1940-1967
Box 6 Folder 2
Jennings, H. L, 1961
Box 6 Folder 3
Jesse, Herbert V., 1964
Box 6 Folder 4
Jewish Community of Japan, 1973
Box 6 Folder 5
Johnson, Earl Dallam, 1962
Box 6 Folder 6
Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1966
Box 6 Folder 7
Jones, Charles Lloyd, 1962
Box 6 Folder 8
Jones, Howard Palfrey, 1957-1973

CIA operations in Burma.

Box 6 Folder 9
Jones, Norman E., 1962
Box 6 Folder 10
Jones, Sam, 1966
Box 6 Folder 11
Jorden, Mrs. William, 1962
Box 6 Folder 12
Jorgensen, Arthur, 1966-1971

The Japan-America Society.

Box 6 Folder 13
Kaemmerer, Eric A., 1965-1966
Box 6 Folder 14
Kala, T. I., 1969
Box 6 Folder 15
Kalijarvi, Thorsten V., 1963

The Conference on the United States Ambassador.

Box 6 Folder 16
Kamakura, Japan, Police Station, 1948
Box 6 Folder 17
Kano, Hisaakira, 1963
Box 6 Folder 18
Kaplan, Leonard, 1968
Box 6 Folder 19
Kasai, Jiuji, 1963-1976

The Japan-American Cultural Society, Imperial visit to the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, and President Gerald Ford's visit to Japan. Also includes a tribute to Kasai from the Congressional Record.

Box 6 Folder 20
Katoh, Taiichi, 1956-1957
Box 6 Folder 21
Kawabata, Atsuhiko, 1968-1970
Box 6 Folder 22
Kelly, Ruth E., 1962
Box 6 Folder 23
Kennan, George F., 1964-1968
Box 6 Folder 24
Killough, Walter W., 1960-1963
Box 6 Folder 25
Kimatrai & Co., J., 1939
Box 6 Folder 26
King, Norman D., 1963
Box 6 Folder 27
Kirk, F. S., 1945
Box 6 Folder 28
Klotz, Serge, 1955-1966
Box 6 Folder 29
Knapp, J. Burke, 1961
Box 6 Folder 30
Kobe and Osaka Foreign Chamber of Commerce, 1939
Box 6 Folder 31
Kobe Club, 1939
Box 6 Folder 32
Kobe Ladies' Benevolent Society, 1939
Box 6 Folder 33
Komatsu, Takashi, 1955-1965

The death of Takashi Komatsu.

Box 6 Folder 34
Koscherak, Roland, 1966

Sale of Sebald's set of Hiroshige prints.

Box 6 Folder 35
Kramer, A. D., 1939
Box 6 Folder 36
Krentz, Kenneth C., 1940
Box 6 Folder 37
Kriger, Simon, 1965-1966
Box 6 Folder 38
Krupp, Baron Alfried, 1959
Box 6 Folder 39
Kuribashi, Tatsuo, 1939
Box 6 Folder 40
Kuroda, Minoru, 1962
Box 6 Folder 41
Lacey, Brad, 1968
Box 6 Folder 42
LaFarge, Lt., 1941
Box 6 Folder 43
Laking, George R., 1962-1963
Box 6 Folder 44
Lanham, C. T., 1964

Includes a memorandum critiquing President Kennedy's cabinet and the need to escalate in North Vietnam.

Box 6 Folder 45
Lanou, F. Rousseau, 1968
Box 6 Folder 46
Larren, Arthur G., 1940
Box 6 Folder 47
Latham, Peter, undated

Death of Peter Latham.

Box 6 Folder 48
Layko, Joseph, 1940
Box 6 Folder 49
Layton, Edwin Thomas, 1944
Box 6 Folder 50
Leatham, A. G., 1966
Box 6 Folder 51
Ledesma, Oscar, undated
Box 6 Folder 52
Lenherr, William S. and Family, 1945-1972
Box 6 Folder 53
Levy, Ted, 1957
Box 6 Folder 54
Library of Congress - Law Library, 1945
Box 6 Folder 55
Life Magazine, 1940
Box 6 Folder 56
Lodge Hiogo and Osaka, 1939
Box 6 Folder 57
Luth, Harold C., 1960
Box 6 Folder 58
Lydman, Jack W., 1965
Box 6 Folder 59
Lyon-Mackenzie, G., 1939
Box 6 Folder 60
MacArthur, Douglas, 1951-1978

Includes journal articles and ephemera pertaining to MacArthur and the MacArthur Memorial Foundation.

Box 6 Folder 61
MacArthur, Douglass, II, 1962-1969
Box 6 Folder 62
McBride, Sir Philip A. M., 1961
Box 6 Folder 63
McCarthy, Dana Garrett, 1966
Box 6 Folder 64
McClellan, John, 1968

Copyright Revision Bill S-597.

Box 6 Folder 65
McClintock, Robert, 1947-1953
Box 7 Folder 1
McClurkin, Robert J. G., 1951
Box 7 Folder 2
McCollum, Arthur Howard, 1944-1946
Box 7 Folder 3
McCracken, Alan Reed, 1963
Box 7 Folder 4
McDaniel, Joseph M., 1944-1962
Box 7 Folder 5
MacDermot, T. W. L., 1960-1963
Box 7 Folder 6
McDonald, A., 1939
Box 7 Folder 7
McGhee, George C., 1950
Box 7 Folder 8
McGovern, William M., 1951
Box 7 Folder 9
McGuirk, W. E., Jr., 1962
Box 7 Folder 10
McHugh, James M., 1953
Box 7 Folder 11
McIntosh, J. Rieman, 1939; 1947
Box 7 Folder 12
McIntyre, John G. W., 1962
Box 7 Folder 13
Mackey, W. C., 1961
Box 7 Folder 14
Mackinnon, Mackenzie & Co., (Japan) Ltd., 1939
Box 7 Folder 15
McLachlan, Angus H., 1962
Box 7 Folder 16
McLennon, Ian A., 1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 17
McManus, F. P., 1957
Box 7 Folder 18
MacNaughton, H. C. & Co., 1939
Box 7 Folder 19
McNelly, Theodore, 1967
Box 7 Folder 20
McNutt, Dorothy M., 1964
Box 7 Folder 21
McNutt, Paul V., 1939-1948
Box 7 Folder 22
Macpherson, C., 1947
Box 7 Folder 23
McVay, Charles Butler, III, 1967-1968

Death of Admiral Charles McVay.

Box 7 Folder 24
MacVeagh, Lincoln, 1952
Box 7 Folder 25
Maddox, Sir Kempton, 1964
Box 7 Folder 26
Magnuson, Warren G., 1962
Box 7 Folder 27
Mailliard, William S., 1963
Box 7 Folder 28
Major, Dudley, 1967
Box 7 Folder 29
Makower, McBeath & Co., Pty., Ltd., 1939
Box 7 Folder 30
Mansfield, Sir Alan, 1966

Congratulations on Mansfield's appointment as governor of Queensland.

Box 7 Folder 31
Marcus, Ahrris & Lewis, 1939
Box 7 Folder 32
Martin, Edwin W., 1968
Box 7 Folder 33
Martin, Rose L., 1969
Box 7 Folder 34
Martindale-Hubbell, Inc., 1965
Box 7 Folder 35
Masaki, Hideki, 1975
Box 7 Folder 36
Masaoka, Mike M., 1963-1970

Activities of the Japan-America Society of Washington and the Mike M Masaoka Testimonial at the Japanese American Citizens League conference.

Box 7 Folder 37
Masons (Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry), 1939

Includes guidelines for the examination and initiation of candidates.

Box 7 Folder 38
Massey, Albert, 1939
Box 7 Folder 39
Masuda, Kaneshichi, 1951-1952
Box 7 Folder 40
Masuda, Katsunobu, 1939-1964
Box 7 Folder 41
Masuda, Shoji, 1948
Box 7 Folder 42
Masuda, Yoshinobu, 1964
Box 7 Folder 43
Mathieson, Agnes, 1957
Box 7 Folder 44
Matsudaira, Yasumasa, 1949-1952
Box 7 Folder 45
Matson Lines, 1961
Box 7 Folder 46
Matsui, Akira, 1951
Box 7 Folder 47
Matteson, Ernest L., 1939-1953

Business conditions in Kobe on the eve of World War II.

Box 7 Folder 48
Mauerhofer, H. O., 1939
Box 7 Folder 49
Maurice Jenks, Percival, Isitt & Co., 1939
Box 7 Folder 50
Maus, George H. & Co., 1939
Box 7 Folder 51
Maxwell, Russell L., 1941
Box 7 Folder 52
Maxwell & Co., Ltd., 1939
Box 7 Folder 53
May, Kathleen, 1972
Box 7 Folder 54
May, Richard A., 1963-1968

The Vietnam War.

Box 7 Folder 55
Maynard, David M., 1950-1975

Post-war trade between Greece and Japan.

Box 7 Folder 56
Megata, 1948 and undated

Theft of Japanese goods by American forces.

Box 7 Folder 57
Meguro High School, 1951
Box 7 Folder 58
Meier, Eda, 1964
Box 7 Folder 59
Melencio, Jose P., 1952
Box 7 Folder 60
Melville, M. M., undated

Includes postcard views of Canberra, Australia.

Box 7 Folder 61
Mendelsohn, H., 1939-1946
Box 7 Folder 62
Mendelsohn, J. J., 1948
Box 7 Folder 63
Menzies, Arthur R., 1952
Box 7 Folder 64
Menzies, H. C., 1962
Box 7 Folder 64
Menzies, Sir Robert Gordon, 1960-1978

Government difficulties in Australia and the 1975-1976 elections. Includes Menzies' speech, "A Challenge to Federalism."

Box 7 Folder 65
Merchandise Trading Co., G.K., 1939
Box 7 Folder 66
Merchant, Livingston T., 1950-1953
Box 7 Folder 67
Messageries Maritimes, 1939
Box 7 Folder 68
Metress, Patrick A., 1972
Box 7 Folder 69
Metropolitan Club, Washington, D.C., 1945
Box 7 Folder 70
Meyer, Clarence E., 1965

Death of Clarence Meyer.

Box 8 Folder 1
Mikasa, His Imperial Highness Prince, 1965
Box 8 Folder 2
Milburn, Bryan L., 1951
Box 8 Folder 3
Mildner, A., 1939
Box 8 Folder 4
Military Order of the World Wars, undated
Box 8 Folder 5
Miller, Reginald C., 1945
Box 8 Folder 6
Miller, Spencer, Jr., 1953
Box 8 Folder 7
Mills, Sheldon T., 1954
Box 8 Folder 8
Misson, C. A., 1949
Box 8 Folder 9
Mitani, Takanobu, 1949-1953

Condolences on the death of Prince Chichibu.

Box 8 Folder 10
Mitsui, Takaatsu, 1947-1948

The Mitsui Real Estate Company.

Box 8 Folder 11
Mitsui, Takasumi, 1965
Box 8 Folder 12
Miyajima, T., 1950
Box 8 Folder 13
Mizutani, S., 1940

Includes a copy of Sebald's article "The Lapse of the Treaty - A Legal View," on the Japanese-American Treaty of Commerce and Navigation.

Box 8 Folder 14
Moffat, Abbot Low, 1952

History of American interaction with and goals in Burma.

Box 8 Folder 15
Moore, Frederick, 1949-1951
Box 8 Folder 16
Moreland, Allen B., 1949
Box 8 Folder 17
Morgan, Thomas A., 1949
Box 8 Folder 18
Mori, N., 1952
Box 8 Folder 19
Morland, Oscar, 1974
Box 8 Folder 20
Morris, William S., 1966-1973
Box 8 Folder 21
Morse, F. S., 1939
Box 8 Folder 22
Morse, Robert Wade, 1974-1975
Box 8 Folder 23
Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1951
Box 8 Folder 24
Muccio, John J., 1948-1966
Box 8 Folder 25
Mueller, Merrill, 1951
Box 8 Folder 26
Mueller, Paul J., 1964
Box 8 Folder 27
Mühlenfeld, Hans, 1962-1969

The global economy and the election of Richard Nixon.

Box 8 Folder 28
Mullen, Robert R., 1962
Box 8 Folder 29
Mundt, Karl E., 1968

Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings on the Vietnam War.

Box 8 Folder 30
Munson, Fred P., 1977 and undated
Box 8 Folder 31
Murphy, Robert D., 1952-1968
Box 8 Folder 32
Murray, Roger G., 1953
Box 8 Folder 33
Myers, Wellington Z., 1948

Matters regarding General MacArthur's servant.

Box 8 Folder 34
N. Y. K. Line, 1939
Box 8 Folder 35
Nagahara, Eiichi, 1940-1941
Box 8 Folder 36
Nambara, Shigeru, 1951

Includes a copy of "Memorandum on Peace Treaty," pertaining to the 1951 Treaty of Peace with Japan (Treaty of San Francisco).

Box 8 Folder 37
Nakagawa, Susumu, 1964-1966
Box 8 Folder 38
Nakamura, H., 1939

Materials pertaining to a number of Sebald's pending litigations.

Box 8 Folder 39
Nakamura, Takafusa, 1972
Box 8 Folder 40
Nakazawa, Tasuku, 1953
Box 8 Folder 41
Nanki Music Library, 1941-1945

Efforts by the University of Texas to purchase the Nanki Music Library.

Box 8 Folder 42
Nash, Frank C., 1945
Box 8 Folder 43
Nathan, Sir Maurice, 1963
Box 8 Folder 44
National Capital Planning Commission, Canberra, 1966
Box 8 Folder 45
National City Bank of New York, 1933-1939

Includes statements and account information.

Box 8 Folder 46
National Council of the Foreign Policy Association, 1971
Box 8 Folder 47
National Travel Club, 1971-1976 and undated
Box 8 Folder 48
Naval Academy Athletic Association, 1964-1965

Includes a copy of the Association's Constitution.

Box 8 Folder 49
Navy Relief Society, [1962]
Box 8 Folder 50
Netherlands Trading Society, 1939
Box 8 Folder 51
Newsweek Magazine, 1945
Box 8 Folder 52
Niblo, Urban, 1951
Box 8 Folder 53
Nicholls, Maurice, 1945

Shipbuilding industry in Japan.

Box 8 Folder 54
Nichols, Philip, Jr., 1961
Box 8 Folder 55
Nickel & Lyons, Ltd, 1939
Box 8 Folder 56
Nicklin, Sir George Francis, 1961-1968
Box 8 Folder 57
Nilkamhaeng, Sanga, 1952
Box 8 Folder 58
Niontuck, undated
Box 8 Folder 59
Nishimura, Kumao, 1952; 1972
Box 8 Folder 60
Nishiyama, Tsutomu, 1940
Box 8 Folder 61
Nixon, Marguerite, undated
Box 8 Folder 62
Nixon, Richard Milhous, 1953-1971

Vice President Nixon's visit to Burma, peace initiatives in Southeast Asia, and campus unrest. Also includes correspondence with Special Counsel to the President Charles W. Colson, and remarks by President Nixon.

Box 8 Folder 63
Noble, G. Bernard, 1960
Box 8 Folder 64
Nogueira, Albano, P. F., 1952
Box 8 Folder 65
Nomura, Kichisaburo, 1939-1962

Nomura's personal views on American occupation of Japan.

Box 8 Folder 66
Nomura, Tadashi, 1964-1965

Remembrances of Kichisaburo Nomura.

Box 8 Folder 67
Norrell, W. F., 1949
Box 8 Folder 68
Northwest Airlines, Inc., 1964-1965
Box 8 Folder 69
Novicoff, Boris, undated
Box 8 Folder 70
Nozue, Kenzo, 1967
Box 8 Folder 71
Nuzum, L. J., 1962-1976

The Watergate Scandal and potential impeachment of President Nixon.

Box 9 Folder 1
Okazaki, Katsuo, 1955-1963
Box 9 Folder 2
Okura, Masako, 1963

Death of Masako Okura.

Box 9 Folder 3
Olch, Isaiah, 1977
Box 9 Folder 4
Oliphant, Sir Mark, 1971
Box 9 Folder 5
Oliver, Sir William, 1962; 1967
Box 9 Folder 6
Onuma, Tasuaki, 1948-1977

Legal status of Koreans living in Japan.

Box 9 Folder 7
Oriental Purchasing Company, 1939
Box 9 Folder 8
Osborn, David L., 1963; 1970
Box 9 Folder 9
Overton, Douglas W., 1955-1964
Box 9 Folder 10
Owens, G. E., 1928
Box 9 Folder 11
Packard, Durward I., 1969-1970
Box 9 Folder 12
Packard, George R., 1973
Box 9 Folder 13
Palmer, David D., 1973
Box 9 Folder 14
Pan-American Airways, 1970
Box 9 Folder 15
Pan-Pacific Who's Who, 1939
Box 9 Folder 16
Pappadopoulo, A. E., 1939
Box 9 Folder 17
Parker, John E., 1965
Box 9 Folder 18
Parkhurst, George V., 1936-1940

Storage of Sebald's belongings in preparation for his return to the U.S.

Box 9 Folder 19
Parsons, Charles, 1960
Box 9 Folder 20
Patell, R. J., 1939
Box 9 Folder 21
Patterson, Perry S., 1963
Box 9 Folder 22
Pearce, Edward Sumner, 1974-1976
Box 9 Folder 23
Pearce, R. W., 1940
Box 9 Folder 24
Peaslee, Amos J., 1960-1962
Box 9 Folder 25
Pechkoff, Z., 1960-1964
Box 9 Folder 26
Perry, R. R., 1961
Box 9 Folder 27
Peters, Malcolm R., 1966
Box 9 Folder 28
Peterson, Avery F., 1964

Frank S. Hopkins' nomination to the Cosmos Club.

Box 9 Folder 29
Pfeiffer, Floyd, 1968

Speaking engagement at the Port Charlotte Cultural Center.

Box 9 Folder 30
Phleger, Herman, 1961-1962
Box 9 Folder 31
PHP Institute, 1969
Box 9 Folder 32
Pichel, Charles L. T., 1963
Box 9 Folder 33
Pickard, M. W., 1940
Box 9 Folder 34
Pierce, Fred W., 1941
Box 9 Folder 35
Pierce, H. W., 1963
Box 9 Folder 36
Pierrepont, Mrs. J. J. (Pat), 1965 and undated
Box 9 Folder 37
Pilcher, James B., 1962; 1971
Box 9 Folder 38
Platt, White-Cooper & Co., 1939
Box 9 Folder 39
Playboy Magazine, undated

Includes a copy of Senator Stephen M. Young's article "Curbing America's Invisible Government: The CIA."

Box 9 Folder 40
Plimsoll, Sir James, 1959-1975
Box 9 Folder 41
Postmaster, Washington, D.C., 1945
Box 9 Folder 42
Potter, Ian, 1962
Box 9 Folder 43
Pratt, John Lockwood, 1963-1974

United States Naval Academy Class of 1922.

Box 9 Folder 44
Pratt, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. (Marie deBecker), 1941-1946

Experiences of Sebald's sister-in-law during World War II.

Box 9 Folder 45
Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1965
Box 9 Folder 46
Prischepenko, N. J., 1940-1944

Soviet laws regarding mobilization of manpower and Prischepenko's immigration status.

Box 9 Folder 47
Proust, Anthony J., 1966-1978
Box 9 Folder 48
Prudential Insurance Company of America, 1934-1935
Box 9 Folder 49
Purnell, Lewis M., 1958-1961
Box 9 Folder 50
Queen, Jack, 1961
Box 9 Folder 51
Ra, Jong Yil, 1970

The relationship between General MacArthur and Sir Alvary Gascoigne.

Box 9 Folder 52
Radford, Arthur William,1952-1954,
Box 9 Folder 53
Rafferty, William A., 1944
Box 9 Folder 54
Ramsey, Henry C., 1954
Box 9 Folder 55
Rankin, Karl L., 1950-1951
Box 9 Folder 56
Rau, D. S., 1969
Box 9 Folder 57
Rau, B. Rama, 1948
Box 9 Folder 58
Rauf, Dr., 1952
Box 9 Folder 59
Raymond, Will, 1962-1967

Will Raymond Associates, Inc., International Public Relations.

Box 9 Folder 60
Reader's Digest, 1951-1953
Box 9 Folder 61
Redman, Sir Herbert Vere, 1967-1975

Death and biographical sketch of Sir Herbert Vere Redman

Box 9 Folder 62
Reifsnider, C. S., 1948
Box 9 Folder 63
Reinhardt, G. F., 1962
Box 9 Folder 64
Reinicke, Frederick George, 1962
Box 9 Folder 65
Reischauer, Edwin O., 1969
Box 9 Folder 66
Reischauer, Haru M., 1964-1966
Box 9 Folder 67
Rentoul, Lex, 1957
Box 10 Folder 1
Republican Party, 1966-1978

National elections and the Collier County Republican Club.

Box 10 Folder 2
Retired Officers Association, 1970-1972
Box 10 Folder 3
Reusch, Christian P., 1952
Box 10 Folder 4
Revedin, Vanni, 1952-1967

Includes press clippings regarding William Attwood's The Reds and the Blacks.

Box 10 Folder 5
Rhee, Syngman, 1948-1949; 1965
Box 10 Folder 6
Rhoades, Otis W., 1940
Box 10 Folder 7
Ribicoff, Abraham A., 1973
Box 10 Folder 8
Rice, Walter L., 1969-1971

Includes a copy of "An Informal History of the U.S. Embassy and Chancery," regarding the U.S. Embassy in Canberra.

Box 10 Folder 9
Ridgway, Matthew B., 1952-1953
Box 10 Folder 10
Riggs, Whitaker Forcha, Jr., 1965
Box 10 Folder 11
Rio Branco, Gastão P. do, 1952
Box 10 Folder 12
Riordan, Leo, 1950
Box 10 Folder 13
Roberts, J. O'Connor, 1944-1952

Imports into Japan and Russian efforts to undermine the American occupation of Japan.

Box 10 Folder 14
Roberts, LeVan, 1968
Box 10 Folder 15
Robertson, Walter S., 1962
Box 10 Folder 16
Robinson, Joseph, 1952
Box 10 Folder 17
Rockefeller, Blanchette (Mrs. John D., III), 1953
Box 10 Folder 18
Rockefeller, John D., III, 1951-1962
Box 10 Folder 19
Rodger, H. D., 1947

Preparation of the Japanese-American Peace Treaty.

Box 10 Folder 20
Rogers, Paul G., 1969-1971
Box 10 Folder 21
Rollo, William S., 1948-1952
Box 10 Folder 22
Romualdez, Eduardo Z., 1972
Box 10 Folder 23
Roosevelt, Eleanor (Mrs. Franklin Delano), 1953
Box 10 Folder 24
Ross, A. M., 1972
Box 10 Folder 25
Rothgeb, Clarence E., 1952
Box 10 Folder 26
Rothman, A. D., 1963-1968

Discussion of Sebald's writings.

Box 10 Folder 27
Royall, Kenneth C., 1949
Box 10 Folder 28
Rowe, Gordon, 1952
Box 10 Folder 29
Rowe, Walter, 1963

Committee of European Shipowners.

Box 10 Folder 30
Rubel, Albert C., 1959-1962

Oil drilling in Australia by Union Oil Company.

Box 10 Folder 31
Ruth, Kenneth J., 1952
Box 10 Folder 32
Rusch, Paul, 1951

Japan Rural Christian Democracy.

Box 10 Folder 33
Rusk, Dean, 1952-1965
Box 10 Folder 34
Russell, H. Earle, 1948
Box 10 Folder 35
Russell, John E., 1949-1968
Box 10 Folder 36
Ryan, John E., 1958
Box 10 Folder 37
Ryan, William F., 1963
Box 10 Folder 38
Saito, Eiichi, 1971-1972
Box 10 Folder 39
Sakai, A., 1937
Box 10 Folder 40
Sakamoto, Yoshikaza, 1964-1965
Box 10 Folder 41
Sakanishi, Shiho, 1962-1975

The PHP Institute.

Box 10 Folder 42
Sakata, M., 1962
Box 10 Folder 43
Sasaki, Motokatsu, 1952
Box 10 Folder 44
Sansom, Sir George, 1950
Box 10 Folder 45
Satchell, Nora, 1939
Box 10 Folder 46
Satchell, Thomas, 1947-1949
Box 10 Folder 47
Sato, Eisaku, 1962-1975

The Japanese External Trade Organization, election as Prime Minister and death of Eisaku Sato.

Box 10 Folder 48
Sato, Naotake, 1952; 1968
Box 10 Folder 49
Sato, Tomiko, 1964
Box 10 Folder 50
Satterthwaite, J. C., 1950
Box 10 Folder 51
Savings Bank of Baltimore, 1935-1939
Box 10 Folder 52
Sawada, Ichiro, 1950
Box 10 Folder 53
Scanlan, John J., 1944
Box 10 Folder 54
Schindler, Walter Gabriel, 1967
Box 10 Folder 55
Schmidt, Arthur A., 1962
Box 10 Folder 56
Schnee, Alexander, 1963

Chief Justice of Burma, U. Myint Thein.

Box 10 Folder 57
Schoeffel, Peter, 1973
Box 10 Folder 58
Schuler, Frank A., Jr., 1948

Proposed sale of a collection of ancient Japanese Gagaku musical instruments.

Box 10 Folder 59
Scott, Winthrop R., 1938
Box 10 Folder 60
Scotten, Robert M., 1950
Box 11 Folder 1
Senner, J. O., 1950
Box 11 Folder 2
Seifert, Otto, 1939
Box 11 Folder 3
Sekine, Yukichi, 1955-1969
Box 11 Folder 4
Seo, Joseph U., 1966
Box 11 Folder 5
Service, Richard M., 1948-1967

Includes a signed deposition by Sebald regarding a meeting with Japanese communist leader Sanzo Nosaka.

Box 11 Folder 6
Shang Chen, General, 1948
Box 11 Folder 7
Shaw, Glenn W., 1952
Box 11 Folder 8
Shaw, Sir Patrick, 1967-1975
Box 11 Folder 9
Shen, C. T., 1950
Box 11 Folder 10
Shen, Peter, 1971
Box 11 Folder 11
Shenier, Henry L., 1938-1939
Box 11 Folder 12
Shepherd, Jack, 1967
Box 11 Folder 13
Sherrill, Judson G., 1949; 1966
Box 11 Folder 14
Shigemitsu, Mamoru, undated
Box 11 Folder 15
Shimoda, Takeso, 1967-1971
Box 11 Folder 16
Shimizu, Mrs. Osamu, 1965
Box 11 Folder 17
Shinko, Menkwa K. K., 1939
Box 11 Folder 18
Shinohara, Toh, 1927-1940

Shinohara's employment at Sebald's firm and various cases under litigation.

Box 11 Folder 19
Shioya Country Club, 1934-1939
Box 11 Folder 20
Shivanandan, K., 1957
Box 11 Folder 21
Shoemaker, James H., 1951
Box 11 Folder 22
Shono, Tadanori, 1951
Box 11 Folder 23
Short, R. J., 1952-1953
Box 11 Folder 24
Shrinagesh, J. M., 1954
Box 11 Folder 25
Simmos, John F., 1953
Box 11 Folder 26
Simmons, Walter, undated

Includes a copy of a draft article comparing the American occupation of Japan to British colonialism.

Box 11 Folder 27
Singer Sewing Machine Company, 1937
Box 11 Folder 28
Skakel, George, 1941
Box 11 Folder 29
Slim, Field Marshal Viscount William, 1957-1970

Death of Viscount Slim.

Box 11 Folder 30
Smathers, George A., 1967
Box 11 Folder 31
Smedberg, William Renwick, III, 1946
Box 11 Folder 32
Smith, Donald W., 1948-1950

Allegations of communist sympathizing against Jack Service.

Box 11 Folder 33
Smith, F. McKey, 1970
Box 11 Folder 34
Smith, Gerard, 1967
Box 11 Folder 35
Smith, H. Alexander, 1951-1954
Box 11 Folder 36
Smith, H. Gerald, 1971-1972
Box 11 Folder 37
Smith, Sir Henry Abel, 1964
Box 11 Folder 38
Smith, J. MacDonald, 1939-1940
Box 11 Folder 39
Smith, Roy, 1939
Box 11 Folder 40
Smith-Hutton, Henri, H., 1945-1977
Box 11 Folder 41
Sobol, Walter, 1954
Box 11 Folder 42
Society of Comparative Legislation, 1939
Box 11 Folder 43
Soulen, Garrett H., 1954
Box 11 Folder 44
Southern Cross Club, 1963-1966
Box 11 Folder 45
Sparkman, John, 1952-1953
Box 11 Folder 46
Speaight, Richard L., 1952-1953
Box 11 Folder 47-48
Spear, Elliot J., 1952-1976
Box 11 Folder 49
Spence, P. L., 1939-1940
Box 12 Folder 1
Spencer, William B., 1939-1947

Jewish refugees in Japan seeking asylum in the U.S.

Box 12 Folder 2
Spivack, Herbert D., 1973
Box 12 Folder 3
Spooner, Sir William, 1963
Box 12 Folder 4
Sprague, George C., 1942
Box 12 Folder 5
Standard Braid & Produce of Japan, 1939
Box 12 Folder 6
Stanton, Edwin F., 1950-1953
Box 12 Folder 7
Star, 1956
Box 12 Folder 8
Stassen, Harold Edward, 1953
Box 12 Folder 9
Steeves, John M., 1966-1970
Box 12 Folder 10
Steffens, Carsten, 1962
Box 12 Folder 11
Stein, Craig, 1977
Box 12 Folder 12
Stewart, James L., 1952
Box 12 Folder 13
Stimson, Henry Lewis, 1940

Includes Stimson's "Letter to the New York Times Recommending Legislation to Prohibit War Exports to Japan."

Box 12 Folder 14
Stone, Earl Everett, 1944
Box 12 Folder 15
Stone, Ira A., 1939; 1964-1965
Box 12 Folder 16
Stone, Martin Robert, 1965
Box 12 Folder 17
Story, Robert C., 1962
Box 12 Folder 18
Story, Tony, 1964
Box 12 Folder 19
Straight, Michael, 1950
Box 12 Folder 20
Strauss, Anna Lord, undated
Box 12 Folder 21
Streibert, Theodore C., 1954
Box 12 Folder 22
Stump, Felix Budwell, 1962
Box 12 Folder 23
Sudjono, Raden, 1952
Box 12 Folder 24
Sulzberger, Cyrus L., 1969
Box 12 Folder 25
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 1945
Box 12 Folder 26
Sun Li-Jen, General, 1952-1953
Box 12 Folder 27
Suzuki, Daisetz T., 1948
Box 12 Folder 28
Suzuki, Noboru, 1968
Box 12 Folder 29
Suzuki, T., 1958
Box 12 Folder 30
Swain, Malcolm, 1964-1966
Box 12 Folder 31
Swearingen, Rodger, 1975
Box 12 Folder 32
Sweet, Sidney E., 1957-1963
Box 12 Folder 33
Swope, Harry F., 1935
Box 12 Folder 34
Tabuchi, Takeshi, 1950
Box 12 Folder 35
Tajima, Michiji, 1950-1952
Box 12 Folder 36
Takahashi, Shigeharu, 1953
Box 12 Folder 37
Takaishi, Masao, 1947
Box 12 Folder 38
Takasaki, T., 1951
Box 12 Folder 39
Takeuchi, Ryuji, 1966-1967; 1975
Box 12 Folder 40
Talbot, J. A., 1949-1950

Includes a copy of Talbot's Twenty Thousand Miles Around the Pacific: Was it a Dream?

Box 12 Folder 41
Tallman, John H., 1953
Box 12 Folder 42
Tanaka, H. William, 1975-1976
Box 12 Folder 43
Tanaka, Kotaro, 1950-1967

Includes a copy of Tanaka's "A Sketch of a Theory of World Law."

Box 12 Folder 44
Tange, Sir Arthur H., 1963
Box 12 Folder 45
Tannenwald, Theodore, Jr., 1953
Box 12 Folder 46
Taylor, John McNay, 1960-1962
Box 12 Folder 47
Tebelen, A. Mennan, 1952
Box 12 Folder 48
Temple, D., 1961
Box 12 Folder 49
Temple of Understanding, Inc., 1963
Box 12 Folder 50
Teppema, Petrus E., 1952
Box 12 Folder 51
Thomas Cooper & Co., 1940
Box 12 Folder 52
Thompson, Gordon W., 1949
Box 12 Folder 53
Thompson, Llewellyn E., 1952
Box 12 Folder 54
Thordsen, Thomas, 1948-1949
Box 12 Folder 55
Thorlaksson, S. O., 1947-1949
Box 12 Folder 56
Tibbetts, J. B., 1940-1941
Box 12 Folder 57
Tilleke & Gibbins, 1940-1941

Nagoya Rice Case.

Box 12 Folder 58
Tilletse, Lars P., 1952
Box 12 Folder 59
Tilton, Cecil G., 1944
Box 12 Folder 60
Time Magazine, 1945
Box 12 Folder 61
Togasaki, Kiyoshi (George), 1952-1969
Box 12 Folder 62
Tokayer, Marvin, 1973
Box 12 Folder 63
Tokugawa, Muneyoshi, 1951

The Ryokufu Kai group in Japan's House of Councilors.

Box 12 Folder 64
Tokugawa, Marquis Yorisada, 1948 and undated
Box 12 Folder 65
Tomabechi, Gizo, 1947
Box 12 Folder 66
Toms, W. J., 1939-1948

Union Trading Company.

Box 12 Folder 67
Tong, Hollington K., 1967
Box 12 Folder 68
Toomey, Humphrey W., 1951
Box 12 Folder 69
Townley, Athol G., 1963; 1973

Illness and death of Townley.

Box 12 Folder 70
Toyoda, Teijiro, 1949-1951

Includes Toyoda's memoranda entitled, " On Japanese Peace Settlement: A Personal Study Submitted to His Excellency John Foster Dulles..."

Box 13 Folder 1
Traffic - Washington, D.C., 1962-1966
Box 13 Folder 2
Trager, Frank N., 1953-1965
Box 13 Folder 3
Tregoning, Edward H., 1954
Box 13 Folder 4
Trezise, Philip H., 1962
Box 13 Folder 5
Turner, William T., 1947-1952

Proposed trip by Sebald to Shanghai and Nanking.

Box 13 Folder 6
Twitchell, H. Kenaston, 1950

Japanese Ideological Mission to the World Assembly for Moral Re-Armament and the Western Democracies.

Box 13 Folder 7
Twitty, J. J., 1944
Box 13 Folder 8
Tyler, William R., 1962
Box 13 Folder 9
Uchiyama, Iwataro, 1951
Box 13 Folder 10
Ueda, I., 1947
Box 13 Folder 11
Unger, Leonard, undated
Box 13 Folder 12
United States Department of State, 1940

Registration under the Espionage Act.

Box 13 Folder 13
United States Naval Academy, 1940
Box 13 Folder 14
United States Naval Academy Alumni Association, 1939-1960
Box 13 Folder 15
United States Naval Academy Class of 1922, 1964-1965

Includes a copy of the class by-laws.

Box 13 Folder 16
United States Naval Academy Women's Club, 1943
Box 13 Folder 17
University of Maryland, 1949-1952 and undated
Box 13 Folder 18
University of Maryland School of Law, 1937-1939
Box 13 Folder 19
Usami, R., 1951
Box 13 Folder 20
Van Brunt, Frederick B., 1965
Box 13 Folder 21
Van Brunt, H. B., 1948
Box 13 Folder 22
Vance, John T., 1941
Box 13 Folder 23
Van Sickle, Emily, 1966
Box 13 Folder 24
Vogue Magazine, 1952
Box 13 Folder 25
Vreeland, Hamilton, 1941
Box 13 Folder 26
Wade, Arthur B., 1945
Box 13 Folder 27
Waldstein, Ludwig, 1940-1941
Box 13 Folder 28
Waller, Helen H. (Mrs. Theodore), 1951
Box 13 Folder 29
Waller, Keith, 1968
Box 13 Folder 30
Walsh, Harvey Thomas, 1968
Box 13 Folder 31
War Ration Board, Washington, D.C., 1942-1943
Box 13 Folder 32
Ward, Angus, 1950-1962
Box 13 Folder 33
Ward, E. L. S., 1953
Box 13 Folder 34-36
Waring, Frank A., 1963-1978
Box 13 Folder 37
Warner, Gerald, 1950-1967
Box 13 Folder 38
Warren, Fletcher, 1953
Box 13 Folder 39
Warren, William C., 1951
Box 13 Folder 40
Washburn, Barr V., 1952-1953

Includes packing lists for Sebald's departure from Japan.

Box 14 Folder 1
Washburne, George, 1966
Box 14 Folder 2
Watanabe, Shigeyoshi, 1951
Box 14 Folder 3
Watkins, Frank Thomas, 1950
Box 14 Folder 4
Watkins, Kennedy C., 1970

Death of Walter Robinson.

Box 14 Folder 5
Waugh, Samuel C., 1963-1970
Box 14 Folder 6
Weadock, Robert L., 1963
Box 14 Folder 7
Webb, James E., 1961
Box 14 Folder 8
Webb, Spike, 1948
Box 14 Folder 9
Webb, W., 1948
Box 14 Folder 10
Wedemeyer, A. C., 1972

Charles Willoughby's terminal illness.

Box 14 Folder 11
Weibel, Charles M., 1952
Box 14 Folder 12
Weikert, John M., 1950
Box 14 Folder 13
West, George, 1954
Box 14 Folder 14
Wieland, William A., 1967
Box 14 Folder 15
Wilcox, Francis O., 1953-1968
Box 14 Folder 16
Wilkinson, Gerald Hugh, 1944-1945; 1967

Prisoner of War LT Charles Slane and the Gerald Hugh Wilkinson Memorial Fund.

Box 14 Folder 17
Williams, Margaret H., 1952-1953; 1966
Box 14 Folder 18
Wilson, Thomas R., 1950
Box 14 Folder 19
Wilton, Sir John, 1962-1964
Box 14 Folder 20
Wirth, Theodore Rudolph, 1965-1966
Box 14 Folder 21
Wishard, Ralph Herbert, 1939-1940
Box 14 Folder 22
Wisner, Frank, 1950
Box 14 Folder 23
Wolbers, H. L., 1973

Effect of the Korean War on communism in Japan.

Box 14 Folder 24
Wolf, Franklin W., 1952
Box 14 Folder 25
Wolf, John F., 1963
Box 14 Folder 26
Wolfrey, William T., Jr., 1943
Box 14 Folder 27
Woodward & Lothrop, 1952-1966
Box 14 Folder 28
Worton, W. A., 1951
Box 14 Folder 29
Wright, Jerauld, 1954
Box 14 Folder 30
Wright, William D., 1950

W. L. Ogden.

Box 14 Folder 31
Yamada, Tadayoshi, 1962-1974
Box 14 Folder 32
Yamakawa, Ryoichi, 1952
Box 14 Folder 33
Yamamoto, Makiko, 1968-1973

Effect of currency revaluation on civil service pensions.

Box 14 Folder 34
Yamamoto, Yeisuke, 1939; 1951
Box 14 Folder 35
Yamanaka, Shun-ichi, 1966-1969
Box 14 Folder 36
Yamanaka & Co., 1950
Box 14 Folder 37
Yamaoka, George, 1948-1964

Travel on Japanese freighters.

Box 14 Folder 38
Yanagi, Masuo, 1962
Box 14 Folder 39
Yorath, Dennis, 1954
Box 14 Folder 40
Yoshida, Hatsujiro, 1939
Box 14 Folder 41
Yoshida, Shien, 1966
Box 14 Folder 42
Yoshida, Shigeru (Prime Minister of Japan), 1949-1978

Yoshida's election, the Taipei Pact, economic recovery in Japan, and the death of Shigeru Yoshia.

Box 14 Folder 43
Yoshizaka, Shunzo, 1951
Box 14 Folder 44
You Chan Yang, 1951
Box 14 Folder 45
Young, A. Morgan, 1939
Box 14 Folder 46
Young, Kenneth T., 1954; 1966
Box 14 Folder 47
Young, Mason J., 1949-1950

Retention of Japanese prisoners of war by the Soviets.

Box 14 Folder 48
Yuasa, Kyozo, 1939-1941; 1962

Mr. Shinohara and the Kobe rice case.

Box 14 Folder 49
Zachar, Stefan H., 1965
Box 14 Folder 50
Ziegler, Arthur N., 1945
Box 14 Folder 51
Ziegler, Robert L., 1952
Box 14 Folder 52
Zinn, Mrs. R. Theodore, 1972
Box 14 Folder 53
Zotti, Frank, Jr., 1952
Box 14 Folder 54
Zurhellen, J. Owen, Jr., 1976

Subseries 1b: Edith Sebald Correspondence, 1926-1962

Subseries Description

Correspondence between William Sebald and his wife Edith. Much of the content of the letters pertains to the Sebalds' personal matters, including Edith and William's daily routines, social calls, living arrangements, real estate transactions, the purchase of Japanese swords and netsuke, Edith Sebald's citizenship status, and the rigors of long separations. Topics pertaining to William Sebald's naval and diplomatic careers include William Sebald's disenchantment with life in the Navy, the Korean War, the threat of communism in Japan, official social events, and the meetings of the Allied Council for Japan.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged by author; thereunder chronologically.

Box 15 Folder 1
Letters Received by William Sebald, 1926-1927

Received in Japan. Well wishes regarding exams, social calls by Edith, wedding plans, and securing living arrangements in Japan.

Box 15 Folder 2-4
Letters Received by William Sebald, August 22, 1929 - February 28, 1930

Received aboard U.S.S. Oklahoma. Stock purchases, Edith's trip to the Poconos, and General Foods' and other stock prices, Several letters include sketches.

Box 15 Folder 5
Letters Received by William Sebald, March 1, 1930 - July 3, 1930

Received aboard U.S.S. Oklahoma and U.S.S. Cincinnati. Commonwealth and Southern stock, disenchantment with Navy life, and possibility of transfer to the Asiatic fleet.

Box 15 Folder 6-7
Letters Received by William Sebald, 1944 and January 2, 1946 - August 14, 1946

Received in Japan. Sebald's arrival in Tokyo, the assets of someone referred to as Twin Soul, plans for Mrs. Sebald to move to Japan, the political atmosphere in Japan (including participation by women), real estate, and a bill in the U.S. Senate regarding Mrs. Sebald's citizenship.

Box 15 Folder 8
Letters Received by William Sebald, August 16 - November 19, 1946

Received in Japan. War crimes trials, Japanese economic recovery, views on African Americans, and personal finances.

Box 15 Folder 9
Letters Received by William Sebald, January 4, 1947 - April 8, 1947

Received in Japan. Preparations for Mrs. Sebald's move to Japan, and persistent attempts to sell the Sebalds' house in the U.S.

Box 15 Folder 10-11
Letters Received by William Sebald, March 26 - August 26, 1953

Received in Burma. Mrs. Sebald's travels to Japan and the U.S., dinner with the Prince and Princess of Japan, Japanese reactions to American troops, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the Korean War, execution of the Rosenbergs, and Edith Sebald's writing career. Includes several cartoons drawn by Mrs. Sebald.

Box 15 Folder 12
Letters Received by William Sebald, May 29 - July 10, 1956

Received in the Far East during William Sebald's around-the-world trip. Mrs. Sebald's health, Mrs. Sebald's writing, and home repairs.

Box 15 Folder 13
Letters Received by William Sebald, October 1959
Box 15 Folder 14
Letters Received by William Sebald, June 1961
Box 16 Folder 1
Letters Sent by William Sebald, 1926

Sent from Japan. Care packages received by Mr. Sebald, difficulties of being separated, and Edith's securing of living arrangements.

Box 16 Folder 2-3
Letters Sent by William Sebald, August 29, 1929 - February 26, 1930

Sent from U.S.S. Oklahoma. Personal finances, stock prices, ship itinerary, drills, possibility of transferring to Office of Naval Intelligence, port call at Guantanamo Bay, recreation aboard ship, views about the Navy, homesickness, and experience maneuvering the ship.

Box 16 Folder 4-5
Letters Sent by William Sebald, February 22 - August 19, 1930; 1932; 1938

Sent from U.S.S. Oklahoma and Cincinnati. Lack of people to talk to onboard, thoughts on Navy life, naval exercises in the Caribbean, thoughts on the civilian world, artillery tests, Admiral's inspections, and transfer to U.S.S. Cincinnati.

Box 16 Folder 6
Letters Sent by William Sebald, October 22-28, 1938

Sent while in transit from Yokohama to Vancouver. Travel through a typhoon, future of Sebald's law practice in Japan, and travels aboard the Canadian Pacific Steamship Lines.

Box 16 Folder 7
Letters Sent by William Sebald, February 5-22, 1944

Sent from Chicago and San Francisco.

Box 16 Folder 8-9
Letters Sent by William Sebald, January 1 - June 28, 1946

Sent from Japan. Arrival in Japan, inflation, living conditions in Japan, travel conditions, the activities of George Atcheson, the state of Japanese royalty, and war crimes trials.

Box 16 Folder 10-11
Letters Sent by William Sebald, July 1 - November 23, 1946

Sent from Japan. Enjoyment of working in the foreign service, participation of Soviets at Allied Council for Japan meetings, status of auxiliary foreign service officers, the CIA and national intelligence, citizen status of Mrs. Sebald, life at the Imperial Hotel, relationship with Senator George Radcliffe, and fear of communism in Japan.

Box 16 Folder 12
Letters Sent by William Sebald, January 8 - April 8, 1947

Sent from Japan. Promotion to Assistant Deputy Chief of the Diplomatic Section, sale of the Sebald's U.S. property, entertaining by member of the Diplomatic Section, council meeting proceedings, housing requests, and Mrs. Sebald's move to Japan.

Box 16 Folder 13
Letters Sent by William Sebald, February 1950; February 1951

Sent from Bangkok and Honolulu.

Box 16 Folder 14
Letters Sent by William Sebald, March 25 - August 28, 1953

Sent from Burma. Problems with the Kuomintang (KMT), anti-American sentiment in Burma, Edith Sebald's writings, and Mrs. Sebald's health.

Box 16 Folder 15
Letters Sent by William Sebald, August 3 - September 7, 1954

Sent from Bethesda, Tokyo, and Manila.

Box 16 Folder 16
Letters Sent by William Sebald, May 29 - July 8, 1956

Sent from various locations in the Far East. Meeting with Korean President Syngman Rhee, military installations on Okinawa, and stops in Hong Kong, Manila, Saigon, Bangkok, Singapore, and Indonesia.

Box 16 Folder 17
Letters Sent by William Sebald, December 1957; March 1958

Sent from Antarctica and Taipei.

Box 16 Folder 18
Letters Sent by William Sebald, May 14 - July 3, 1961

Sent from Canberra, Australia. Mrs. Sebald's health and hospitalization.

Box 16 Folder 19
Letters Sent and Received by William Sebald, October - November 1962

Letters from William Sebald's trip to Japan.

Subseries 1c: Paul Schubert Correspondence, 1935-1980

Subseries Description

Correspondence between William Sebald and fellow Naval Academy graduate Paul Schubert. Many of the letters pertain to aspects of Sebald's and Schubert's personal and professional lives, such as their health, Schubert's writing career, Schubert's work as a broadcaster for WOR radio (1939-1940), Schubert's travels through Eastern Europe prior to World War II, the refugee status of Schubert's friend Walter Kussy (1949-1950), Schubert's move to Wyoming, Sebald's diagnosis with emphysema (1964), the Sebald's move to Naples, Florida (1965-1966), various travels, Edith Sebald's health and recurring heart attacks (1971), reminiscences of earlier correspondence (November 1979), and the deaths of Charles Willoughby (October 1972) and Frances Schubert (1971-1972). The correspondence is also populated with Sebald's and Schubert's opinions on current events and societal issues, such as attitudes towards Russia (1947), the removal of general MacArthur (1951), the effects of dependence on electricity (January 1968), conditions in the Far East (1969) and Cambodia (1970), exhibitionist dress of young adults (September 1972), the Watergate Scandal (1973-1974), Gerald Ford as President (1974), the 1976 Presidential campaign, Anwar Sadat's trip to Jerusalem (November 1977), the Iranian Hostage Crisis (November 1979), and the 1980 Presidential primaries and general election campaign. Multiple letters also concern the disposition of Sebald's and Schubert's personal papers and their ultimate donation to Nimitz Library (April 1974, September 1974, April 1979, June 1979, and October 1979).

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 17 Folder 1
Paul Schubert Correspondence, May 28, 1935 - October 1, 1939

Includes a copy of "Masterpiece" by Paul Schubert.

Box 17 Folder 2
Paul Schubert Correspondence, December 16, 1939 - August 23, 1945
Box 17 Folder 3
Paul Schubert Correspondence, September 6, 1947 - July 22, 1955

Includes a copy of "Diplomacy in Rangoon" by Paul Schubert.

Box 17 Folder 4
Paul Schubert Correspondence, January 15, 1956 - January 31, 1963
Box 17 Folder 5
Paul Schubert Correspondence, February 5, 1963 - August 12, 1965
Box 17 Folder 6
Paul Schubert Correspondence, September 15, 1965 - December 31, 1967
Box 17 Folder 7
Paul Schubert Correspondence, January 8, 1968 - March 22, 1970
Box 18 Folder 1
Paul Schubert Correspondence, April 2, 1970 - July 29, 1971
Box 18 Folder 2
Paul Schubert Correspondence, August 4, 1971 - November 2, 1972
Box 18 Folder 3
Paul Schubert Correspondence, November 5, 1972 - August 7, 1973
Box 18 Folder 4
Paul Schubert Correspondence, August 3, 1973 - May 9, 1974
Box 18 Folder 5
Paul Schubert Correspondence, May 15 - September 24, 1974
Box 18 Folder 6
Paul Schubert Correspondence, September 28 - December 22, 1974
Box 18 Folder 7
Paul Schubert Correspondence, December 17, 1974 - June 9, 1975
Box 19 Folder 1
Paul Schubert Correspondence, June 15, 1975 - July 16, 1976
Box 19 Folder 2
Paul Schubert Correspondence, July 17, 1976 - March 4, 1977
Box 19 Folder 3
Paul Schubert Correspondence, March 3 - November 21, 1977
Box 19 Folder 4
Paul Schubert Correspondence, November 18, 1977 - August 27, 1978
Box 19 Folder 5
Paul Schubert Correspondence, September 4, 1978 - May 6, 1979
Box 20 Folder 1
Paul Schubert Correspondence, May 2 - November 15, 1979
Box 20 Folder 2
Paul Schubert Correspondence, May 21 - August 3, 1980

Subseries 1d: Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence , 1952-1979

Subseries Description

Correspondence between William Sebald and coauthor Charles Nelson Spinks. The letters pertain to numerous topics, including Spinks' career in the foreign service, the beaching of John Calvert's yacht Sea Fox in Australia (1959), personnel changes at the State Department, developments in the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research, stocks and investments, Spinks' collection of Japanese art, President Nixon's involvement in the Far East, the CIA-Rockefeller Report (1975), the donation of Sebald's collection of Japanese art to the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore (1976), Spinks' writings on Southeast Asia, and the ongoing exchange of news clippings and books on Japan and the Far East between Sebald and Spinks. Many of the letters written by Spinks include Japanese terms.

The final folder in the sub-series pertains to the writing of Sebald's and Spinks' book Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 20 Folder 3
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, April 1, 1952 - December 30, 1967
Box 20 Folder 4
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, January 3 - December 26, 1968
Box 20 Folder 5
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, January 1 - December 31, 1969
Box 20 Folder 6
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, January 6, 1970 - February 8, 1971
Box 20 Folder 7
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, February 7, 1971 - April 1, 1972
Box 21 Folder 1
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, April 2, 1972 - January 1, 1973
Box 21 Folder 2
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, January 5, 1973 - January 28, 1974

Includes a copy of Spinks' review of Hugo Munsterberg's the Arts of China, and a bibliography entitled "Principal Writings of Dr. C. Nelson Spinks - A Personal Bibliography: 1925-1974."

Box 21 Folder 3
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, February 2 - August 24, 1974
Box 21 Folder 4
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, August 24, 1974 - August 2, 1975

Includes a copy of Spinks' review of The Prints of Paul Jacoulet.

Box 21 Folder 5
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, August 5, 1975 - December 2, 1976
Box 21 Folder 6
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, December 7, 1976 - September 23, 1977

Includes a questionnaire pertaining to the invasion of Japan, SCAP, and military government planning (July 13, 1977).

Box 21 Folder 7
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, September 23, 1977 - May 11, 1979
Box 21 Folder 8
Charles Nelson Spinks Correspondence, May 5, 1966 - December 6, 1967

Joint Book on Japan

Subseries 1e: Fan Mail , 1947-1960

Subseries Description

Letters of congratulation, thank-you letters, petitions for aid, requests for autographs, and occasional pieces of hate mail received by Sebald, as well as some of Sebald's responses. The congratulatory mail, sent by various diplomats, politicians, and military leaders, pertain to Sebald's appointment as Chairman of the Allied Council for Japan (1947), appointment as Chief of the Diplomatic Section of the Allied Headquarters in Japan (1947), promotion to Minister Plenipotentiary (1948), and promotion to permanent Ambassador to Japan and political advisor to the Supreme Allied Commander (1950). The correspondence from Japanese citizens pertains largely to the repatriation of Japanese citizens from around the world and Sebald's service as Chairman of the Allied Council for Japan. Letters from Australians deal largely with the Petrov Affair.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondence or correspondent type.

Box 22 Folder 1
Congratulatory Correspondence, 1947
Box 22 Folder 2
Congratulatory Correspondence, 1948
Box 22 Folder 3-4
Congratulatory Correspondence, 1950
Box 22 Folder 5
Letters Received from Australian Citizens, 1957-1961
Box 22 Folder 6-7
Letters Received from Japanese Citizens, 1948-1951
Box 22 Folder 8
Requests for Autographs, 1953-1960

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Series 2: UNITED STATES NAVY AND NAVAL ACADEMY FILES, 1917-1946 Boxes 23, 82[OS] and 95[OS]

Series Description

Documentation of Sebald's time as a midshipman at the Naval Academy, his initial tours as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1922 to 1930, and his successful efforts to be recommissioned as an intelligence officer during World War II.

Series Arrangement

Organized into three sub-series; one for Sebald's time at the Naval Academy, and one for each of Sebald's tours in the U.S. Navy.

Subseries 2a: Naval Academy Files, 1917-1924

Subseries Description

Documentation of Sebald's attempts to secure an appointment to the United States Naval Academy and his experiences as a midshipman, including plebe summer. Included in the sub-series are incoming and outgoing letters, telegrams, an examination, diary pages, a scrapbook and advertising leaflets.

The diary pages, which span from July until December 1918, pertain to topics such as rifle practice, sailing practice, recreational activities, difficulties with classes, a prospective hazing investigation, the effects of the 1918 flu epidemic at the Academy, and Sebald's relationship with a woman named Margaret.

The scrapbook, which spans Sebald's entire four years in Annapolis, is composed of press clippings, dance cards, event programs, photographs, cover pages from The Log, and other ephemera. The scrapbook covers Sebald's summer cruises aboard U.S.S. Illinois and U.S.S. South Carolina, traversing the Panama Canal, formations, recreational activities, USNA boxing, football, and port calls in Lisbon and Panama City.

Additional material pertaining to Sebald's experiences as a midshipman can be found in his personal diaries, which are housed in DIARIES AND DATE BOOKS.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type.

Box 23 Folder 1
Correspondence - Nomination/Appointment, 1917-1918
Box 23 Folder 2
Diary, July - December [1918]
Box 23 Folder 3
Examination for Appointment, February 14, 1918
Box 23 Folder 4
Navigation Notebook, 1922 and 1924
Box 23 Folder 5
Press Clippings - Nomination/Appointment, 1917-1918
Box 95[OS] Folder 1
Scrapbook, 1918-1922

Subseries 2b: U.S. Navy Files, 1922-1933

Subseries Description

Documentation of Sebald's first tour in the U.S. Navy, which spanned from 1922 to 1930, as well as his subsequent appointment to the Naval Reserve. The documents pertain to Sebald's assignments to U.S.S. Texas and Oklahoma, Japanese language training in Tokyo, the visit of the Japanese training squadron to the Baltimore/Washington, DC region, and Sebald's resignation from the U.S. Navy. Includes in the sub-series are letters, memoranda, orders, telegrams, press clippings, invitations, visiting cards, event programs, menus, contact lists/directories, fitness reports and a speech.

The materials pertaining to the visit of the Japanese training squadron, housed largely at the end of the sub-series, relate to various events during the visit, as well as Sebald's role in the preparation and execution of said events. Several documents located earlier in the sub-series deal with intelligence gathering performed during the Japanese visit.

One fitness report from the sub-series is oversized.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and topic.

Box 23 Folder 6
Naval Reserve Officers Annual Report, 1932
Box 82[OS] Folder 1
Officer's Record of Fitness, 1922-1930
Box 23 Folder 7
Orders and Memoranda, 1922-1925

Includes Sebald's attachment to U.S.S. Texas, assignment to Tokyo for Japanese language instruction, and designation as an Attaché to the American Embassy in Tokyo.

Box 23 Folder 8
Orders and Memoranda, January 1926 - November 1928

Includes results of Sebald's language examinations, receipt of a box of personal property, promotion to Lieutenant, and attachment to U.S.S. Oklahoma.

Box 23 Folder 9
Orders and Memoranda, December 1928 - December 1929

Includes training in the Anti-Aircraft Fire Control System at Ford Instrument Company, final examination in Japanese, revision of the Japanese language course for Navy officers, duty as personal aide to Vice Admiral Nomura, translation of data on the Japanese cruiser Hakuro, and intelligence gathering during the visit of the Japanese Training Squadron.

Box 23 Folder 10
Orders and Memoranda, February 1930 - June 1933

Includes detachment from U.S.S. Oklahoma, resignation from the U.S. Navy, and appointment in the Naval Reserve.

Box 23 Folder 11
Visit of Japanese Training Squadron - Correspondence, September - November 1929

Includes a draft telegram from Admiral Nomura to the Secretary of the Navy.

Box 23 Folder 12
Visit of Japanese Training Squadron - Diary Excerpts, September 1929
Box 23 Folder 13
Visit of Japanese Training Squadron - Invitations and Visiting Cards, September - October 1929 and undated
Box 23 Folder 14
Visit of Japanese Training Squadron - Menus and Event Programs, September - October 1929
Box 23 Folder 15
Visit of Japanese Training Squadron - Orders and Related Documents, August - September 1929

Includes telephone directories, contact lists, and expense account information.

Box 23 Folder 16
Visit of Japanese Training Squadron - Press Clippings, September 1929
Box 23 Folder 17
Visit of Japanese Training Squadron - Schedules and Itineraries, September - October 1929
Box 23 Folder 18
Visit of Japanese Training Squadron - Speech by Admiral Nomura, October 8, 1929

Subseries 2c: U.S. Navy Files, 1941-1946

Subseries Description

Documentation of Sebald's second tour in the U.S. Navy, which spanned from 1941 to 1946. The documents pertain largely to Sebald's efforts to be recommissioned in the U.S. Naval Reserve as a Lieutenant Commander, assignment to the Office of Naval Intelligence, promotions up to the rank of Captain, the publishing rights to Commercial Code of Japan, and Sebald's eventual separation from the U.S. Navy. Included in the sub-series are memoranda, letters, fitness reports, mileage vouchers, citations, insurance documents, questionnaires, and a resume.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and topic.

Box 23 Folder 19
Application for Appointment to the Foreign Service, August - October 1945
Box 23 Folder 20
Awards and Citations, 1945-1946

Includes the copies of the citations for Sebald's Legion of Merit and Navy Unit Commendation.

Box 23 Folder 21
Compton, William Randall, undated
Box 23 Folder 22
Fitness Reports, February - November 1945
Box 23 Folder 23
Insurance Documents, 1946
Box 23 Folder 24
License of Publish Commercial Code of Japan, January 1945
Box 23 Folder 25
Officer's Qualification Record Jacket, 1945
Box 23 Folder 26
Orders and Memoranda, February 28, 1940 - April 6, 1943

Pertains to Sebald's recommissioning in the Naval Reserve and assignment to the Office of Naval Intelligence. Also includes several personal history statements and questionnaires.

Box 24 Folder 1
Orders and Memoranda, April 23, 1943 - March 29, 1944

Includes materials pertaining to Sebald's promotion to Commander, additional duty, and conference travel.

Box 24 Folder 2
Orders and Memoranda, May 17, 1944 - October 1, 1945

Includes documents regarding additional duty, Japanese legal practice, request for sea duty, promotion to Captain, and release to inactive duty.

Box 24 Folder 3
Orders and Memoranda, October 11, 1945 - June 5, 1946

Includes commendations, Sebald's release from active duty, and temporary appointment as Captain. One document is signed by Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal.

Box 24 Folder 4
Resume, September 30, 1945

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Series 3: MINUTES OF THE ALLIED COUNCIL FOR JAPAN, 1946-1951 Boxes 24-26

Series Description

Verbatim minutes of the meetings of the Allied Council of Japan, a group that advised the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers in Japan. The minutes document discussion of various aspects of the reconstruction of post -World War II Japan, such as rural land reform, police reform, education reform, coal production, democratization, demobilization and disarmament of the armed forces, control over radio broadcasting, government purges, and the repatriation and potential mistreatment of Japanese Prisoners of War. Sebald served as Chairman of the Allied Council beginning in August 1947.

The Council, which consisted of representatives from the United States, China, the Soviet Union, and the British Commonwealth, included as members William Sebald, George Atcheson, General Douglas MacArthur, Major General William Marquat, Niles W. Bond, Lieutenant General Kuyzma Derevyanko, General A. P. Kislenko, N. I. Generalov, Lieutenant General Chu Shih-ming, Yorkson C. T. Shen, General Shang Chen, Lieutenant General Ho Shai-lai, William Macmahon Ball, Thomas W. Eckersley, Patrick Shaw, and W. R. Hodgson.

Also included in the series is a reference list of the Allied Council for Japan, diplomatic missions, and the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers' diplomatic section.

Series Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by meeting date.

Box 24 Folder 5

Verbatim Minutes, Volume 1: Meetings 1A thru 4B, April 5 - May 15, 1946

Proceedings pertain to the organization of the council, procedural matters, educational reform, purges in the Japanese government, food policy, and land reform. Also included are the opening remarks by General MacArthur.

Box 24 Folder 6

Verbatim Minutes, Volume 2: Meetings 5A thru 12S, May 29 - August 16, 1946

Proceedings concern studies produced by SCAP, Japanese international labor relations, disposition of government property, rural land reform, police reform, fishing and whaling, the Japanese merchant marine, Zaibatsu, and Japanese repatriates.

Box 25 Folder 1

Verbatim Minutes, Volume 3: Meetings 13 thru 30, August 23, 1946 - April 22, 1947

Topics covered include the relationship between the council and the Supreme Commander, expansion of the council, coal production, rules of procedure, the Japanese Demobilization Board, destruction of Japanese arms, local elections, the purge Japanese government officials, control of radio broadcasting, fishing rights, and American opinions of the Allied Occupation of Japan.

Box 25 Folder 2

Verbatim Minutes, Volume 4: Meetings 31 thru 66, May 2, 1947- July 7, 1948

The proceedings pertain to stabilization of wages and prices, Japanese public health (including statistical data on numerous diseases), rural land reform, the resumption of private foreign trade, death of George Atcheson, Japanese industrial production, foreign exchange rates, repatriation of Japanese Prisoners of War, education system reforms, and resignation of the Katayama cabinet.

Box 26 Folder 1

Verbatim Minutes, Volume 5: Meetings 67 thru 127, August 31, 1948 - November 22, 1950

Topics covered include Japanese democratization, the Japanese police force, disagreements between Sebald and Lt. General Derevyanko, repatriation of Japanese civilians, and Japanese banking.

Box 26 Folder 2

Verbatim Minutes, Volume 6: Meetings 128 thru 145, December 6, 1950 - July 20, 1951

Proceedings regarding the wrongful treatment of Japanese Prisoners of War in Russia, accusations of Communist propaganda, the demilitarization of Japan, and the Rengo Tsushin Agency.

Box 26 Folder 3

Reference Data, 1946-1951

Includes materials on the Cairo Conference, the Yalta Agreement, the Potsdam Declaration, the Emperor's Proclamation of Surrender, and a draft of the new Japanese Constitution, as well as a chronological listing of subjects discussed at the meetings.

Box 26 Folder 4

Reference List of the Allied Council for Japan, Accredited Diplomatic Missions, and Diplomatic Section of General Headquarter Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, 1951

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Series 4: CORRESPONDENCE AS DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR FAR EASTERN AFFAIRS, 1955-1957 Boxes 26-27

Series Description

Official correspondence sent and received by Sebald while serving in the Department of State as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs. The correspondence pertains largely to Sebald's planned tour of the Far East in 1956 and appointment as Ambassador to Australia in 1957. Included in the series are incoming and outgoing letters, statements, and a press clipping.

Notable correspondents include John D. Rockefeller III and Burmese Supreme Court Justice Myint Thein, as well as the American Ambassadors to nations throughout the Far East.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent; chronologically thereunder.

Box 26 Folder 5

Correspondents B-D, 1955-1957

Box 26 Folder 6

Correspondents H-L, 1956-1957

Correspondence pertaining to an efficiency report for Norbert L. Anschuetz.

Box 27 Folder 1

Correspondents M-P, 1955-1957

Soviet influence in Asia, the Burmese Prime Minister's visit to the U.S., and preparations for transfer to Australia.

Box 27 Folder 2

Correspondents R-W, 1955-1957

Sebald's appointment as Ambassador to Australia and invitation to Charles Nelson Spinks to serve as Deputy Chief of Mission. Includes a statement regarding the Asia Society.

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Series 5: FILES AS AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA, 1957-1961 Boxes 27-31

Series Description

Documentation of Sebald's tenure as United States Ambassador to Australia.

Series Arrangement

Organized into three sub-series by document type.

Subseries 5a: Geographic Correspondence File, 1957-1961

Subseries Description

Correspondence with various private citizens, government officials, and representatives of various civic, youth, religious, and community organizations in Australia. The correspondence consists largely of invitations (and Sebald's responses), thank you letters, and congratulatory letters, many of which pertain to Sebald's, public appearances, speeches, appointments, honorary memberships, and Sebald's resignation in 1961. Included in the sub-series are incoming and outgoing letters, telegrams, itineraries, press clippings, brochures, and invoices.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically state/territory or city; thereunder alphabetically by correspondent (or locality, in the case of correspondence from New South Wales).

Box 27 Folder 3
Canberra - Correspondents A-B, 1957-1961

Includes materials pertaining to astronomer Bart J. Bok.

Box 27 Folder 4
Canberra - Correspondents C, 1957-1961

Includes materials on the Canberra Amateur Swimming Club.

Box 27 Folder 5
Canberra - Correspondents D-J, 1957-1961
Box 27 Folder 6
Canberra - Correspondents K-N, 1957-1961
Box 27 Folder 7
Canberra - Correspondents O-R, 1957-1961

Includes materials on Malayan independence, American reactions to Sputnik, and the visit of the Queen Mother to Australia in 1958.

Box 27 Folder 8
Canberra - Correspondents S-Y, 1957-1961
Box 27 Folder 9
Melbourne - Correspondents A, 1957-1961

Includes materials on the annual American Ball, the American Women's Auxiliary, and Australian Institute of International Affairs.

Box 27 Folder 10
Melbourne - Correspondents B-C, 1957-1961

Includes documents from the Constitutional Club.

Box 27 Folder 11
Melbourne - Correspondents D-G, 1957-1961

Includes materials on The English-Speaking Union, as well as numerous letters with General Motors executives.

Box 27 Folder 12
Melbourne - Correspondents H-M, 1957-1961

Topics covered including the International Harvester Company and the Melbourne Moomba Festival.

Box 27 Folder 13
Melbourne - Correspondents N-W, 1957-1961

Includes several press releases from Moral Re-Armament (MRA).

Box 27 Folder 14
New South Wales - Localities A-C, 1957-1961

Includes materials pertaining to a partnership between Bega, New South Wales and Littleton, Colorado.

Box 28 Folder 1
New South Wales - Localities D-K, 1957-1961
Box 28 Folder 2
New South Wales - Localities M-P, 1957-1961
Box 28 Folder 3
New South Wales - Localities Q-W, 1957-1961

Includes documents pertaining to the Snow Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority.

Box 28 Folder 4
Sydney - Correspondents A, 1957-1961

Includes materials on the American National Club.

Box 28 Folder 5
Sydney - Correspondents B-E, 1957-1961
Box 28 Folder 6
Sydney - Correspondents F-J, 1957-1961

Includes materials pertaining to Life Magazine's Illuminations Exhibit.

Box 28 Folder 7
Sydney - Correspondents K-P, 1957-1961

Includes materials on Pan American Airlines' construction of a hotel in Melbourne.

Box 28 Folder 8
Sydney - Correspondents R-S, 1957-1961
Box 28 Folder 9
Sydney - Correspondents T-W, 1957-1961

Includes an itinerary and briefing materials for an official visit to Sydney in June 1957.

Subseries 5b: General Correspondence as Ambassador to Australia, 1957-1961

Subseries Description

Documentation, chiefly correspondence, pertaining to Sebald's duties as Ambassador, including receptions, dinners, luncheons, official gifts, orientation tours, and speaking engagements, as well as changes in the membership of the diplomatic corps, Sebald's installation as Ambassador, and a visit by Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Earl Warren. In addition to correspondence, the sub-series includes diplomatic notes, event programs, press clippings, itineraries, and a guest book.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic or document type.

Box 28 Folder 10
Davis Cup, 1957-1959
Box 28 Folder 11
Diplomatic Corps (Deans and Mission Chiefs) - Correspondence and Diplomatic Notes, 1957
Box 28 Folder 12
Diplomatic Corps (Deans and Mission Chiefs) - Correspondence and Diplomatic Notes, 1958

Includes materials pertaining to the first informal social gathering of the Diplomatic Corps.

Box 28 Folder 13
Diplomatic Corps (Deans and Mission Chiefs) - Correspondence and Diplomatic Notes, 1959-1960
Box 28 Folder 14
Diplomatic Corps (Deans and Mission Chiefs) - Correspondence and Diplomatic Notes, 1961 and undated
Box 28 Folder 15
Engagements, 1959-1961

Schedules of dinners and receptions attended by Ambassador and Mrs. Sebald.

Box 29 Folder 1
Guest Book, 1958-1961
Box 29 Folder 2
New South Wales Trips, 1958-1959
Box 29 Folder 3
Official Correspondence - Correspondents A-C, 1957-1961

Topics covered include personnel issues, the U-2 program, and meetings with various ambassadors.

Box 29 Folder 4
Official Correspondence - Correspondents D-K, 1957-1961

Includes materials pertaining to policy towards China, personnel changes in Far Eastern Affairs, and impact of Edith Sebald's health. Also includes a draft of Sir Wilfred Kent Hughes' remarks before the Foreign Affairs Committee on American Policy in Asia.

Box 29 Folder 5
Official Correspondence - Correspondents M-R, 1957-1960

Topics include Sebald's 1957 trip to Antarctica, invitations of locals to receptions, and labor issues in New Zealand.

Box 29 Folder 6
Official Correspondence - Correspondents S-W, 1957-1960

Includes copies of John M. Steeves' "United States Relations with Asia - The Past Ten Years in Retrospect (1958)" and Sebald's address to the Australian-American Association "Our China Policy" (July 26, 1957).

Box 29 Folder 7-10
Official Visits and Events, 1957-1961

Correspondence with staff of the American Consulate General in Melbourne regarding various receptions, luncheons, dinners, and speaking engagements.

Box 29 Folder 11
Presentation of Credentials, 1957
Box 29 Folder 12
Presentation of Credentials - Press Clippings, 1957
Box 30 Folder 1-2
Queensland-Northern Territory-Western Australia Trip, March-July 1960

Includes materials on iron mining operations in various parts of Australia and Australian Blue Asbestos Limited.

Box 30 Folder 3
Transfer Certificate, June 4, 1957

Certificate giving Sebald charge of the American Embassy in Canberra.

Box 30 Folder 4
Warren, Earl (U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice), 1961

Warren's visit to Australia for the Australian Legal Convention.

Subseries 5c: Vouchers and Claim Forms, 1967-1961

Subseries Description

The forms include representation claim forms, which list expenses for and guests attending social events; residence expenditure vouchers, which detail the expenditures necessary for the operations of the Embassy Residence, including servant salaries; and travel vouchers, which detail payments and destinations for Sebald's official travel.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by form type.

Box 30 Folder 5
Representation Claim Forms, 1957-1958
Box 30 Folder 6
Representation Claim Forms, 1959
Box 30 Folder 7
Representation Claim Forms, 1960
Box 30 Folder 8
Representation Claim Forms, 1961
Box 30 Folder 9
Residence Expenditure Vouchers, 1957-1959
Box 30 Folder 10
Residence Expenditure Vouchers, 1960-1961
Box 30 Folder 11
Residence Expenditure Vouchers (Deposit Records), 1958-1961
Box 30 Folder 12
Travel Vouchers, 1957
Box 31 Folder 1
Travel Vouchers, 1958
Box 31 Folder 2
Travel Vouchers, 1959
Box 31 Folder 3
Travel Vouchers, 1960
Box 31 Folder 4
Travel Vouchers, 1961

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Series 6: STATE DEPARTMENT FILES (GENERAL), 1945-1961 Boxes 31-32 and 82[OS]

Series Description

General documentation and personnel material pertaining to Sebald's career as a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of State. The materials pertain to topics such as Sebald's hiring as a federal employee, his appointment as a Foreign Service Officer, various promotions and new assignments, official travel, pay, and retirement funding. Included in the series are letters, memoranda, telegrams, invoices, forms, schedules, brochures, publication excerpts, press clippings, certificates, and airline tickets.

Also included in the series is an Organizational Chart for the Allied Command in Japan and a copy of Private Law 806, pertaining to the residency status of Edith Sebald.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type or topic.

Box 31 Folder 5

ABC News Summary, June 4, 1957

Includes announcement of Sebald's arrival in Australia.

Box 31 Folder 6

Air Transport Command Documents, 1946

Box 31 Folder 7

Airline Tickets, 1952; 1954

Box 82[OS] Folder 2

Allied Command Organizational Chart, undated

Box 31 Folder 8

Annual Qualifications Questionnaire, 1953

Box 31 Folder 9

Application for Federal Employment, December 1945

Box 31 Folder 10

Application for the Foreign Service, 1947

Box 31 Folder 11

Appointment as Deputy of the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, September 2, 1947

Box 31 Folder 12

Appointment as Foreign Service Officer, 1947

Box 31 Folder 13

Biographical Material, undated

Box 31 Folder 14

Brochures and Event Programs, 1951, 1959

Commencement program for the Tokyo American School and brochure for the reopening of the American Consulate in Brisbane.

Box 31 Folder 15

Citations and Awards, [1945]; 1956

Includes Sebald's Legion of Merit and State Department 25 Year Service Award.

Box 31 Folder 16

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1945

Potential position in Japanese Affairs in State Department and appointment in Foreign Service Auxiliary.

Box 31 Folder 17

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1946

The Manpower Act, Edith Sebald's citizenship status, functions of the Diplomatic Section of the Supreme Commander, and examination/application to the Foreign Service.

Box 31 Folder 18

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1947

Appointment as a Foreign Service Officer, representation allowances, mediation of alien property cases, and personal leave.

Box 31 Folder 19

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1948

Request for pay increase, service credit, shipment of personal effects, elevation to rank of Minister Plenipotentiary, and appointment as Political Adviser to General MacArthur.

Box 31 Folder 20

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1949-1950

Retirement payments, investigation into the sale of Sebald's house in Japan to a German, elevation to rank of Ambassador, and salary issues.

Box 31 Folder 21

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1951-1952

Recommendations for post as first post-war Ambassador to Japan, promotion to career minister, and appointment as Ambassador to Burma. Also includes a list of servants at the Embassy Residence in Burma.

Box 31 Folder 22

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1953

Tour schedule for General Ne Win, visit to Moulmein, and changes in Foreign Service Retirement provisions. Also includes a copy of Sebald's resignation as Ambassador to Burma (dated January 20).

Box 31 Folder 23

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1954

Leave authorizations, recommendation letters for Residence employees, and Sebald's final resignation as Ambassador to Burma.

Box 31 Folder 24

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1955-1956

Leave balances, retirement funding, promotion to Career Minister, insurance issues, and the Incentive Awards Committee.

Box 31 Folder 25

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1957

Naval Reserve screening, appointment as Ambassador to Australia, and a security violation on the part of Sebald.

Box 31 Folder 26

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1958-1959

Box 32 Folder 1

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1960-1961

Membership on Foreign Selection Board A and resignation as U.S. Ambassador to Australia.

Box 32 Folder 2

Deposit Election and Beneficiary Designation Forms, 1947 1954

Box 32 Folder 3

Earnings Statements, 1946-1948

Box 32 Folder 4

Eighth Army Circular No. 116, July 10, 1947

Box 32 Folder 5

Foreign Service Act of 1946, 1960

Amendment of September 8, 1960.

Box 32 Folder 6

Foreign Service Manual Excerpt, 1951

Pertains to the appointment of Career Ministers.

Box 32 Folder 7

Forms (Miscellaneous), 1945-1960, undated

Includes requisitions, separation materials, and shipping forms.

Box 32 Folder 8

Guest Lists, 1947-1959, undated

Box 32 Folder 9

Identification Card, 1950

Box 32 Folder 10

Japanese Language Documents (Miscellaneous), 1949

Box 32 Folder 11

Mission Chief Directory, 1948

Box 32 Folder 12

Notes (Handwritten), [1959]

Box 32 Folder 13

Oaths and Sworn Statements, 1950-1956

Includes the Oath of Office as a Career Minister and a sworn statement that Sebald was not a member of the National Lawyers Guild.

Box 32 Folder 14

Pay Allotment Forms, 1945-1961

Box 32 Folder 15

Pay Roll Change Slips, 1954-1961

Box 32 Folder 16

Permit for Stay in Japan, undated

Box 32 Folder 17

Personnel Action Notices, 1946-1957

Box 32 Folder 18

Press Clippings, 1947-1961

The Japanese economy and black market, Sebald's promotions, and an official visit to Kalgoorlie, Australia.

Box 32 Folder 19

Press Releases, 1957 1961

Nomination and retirement as Ambassador to Australia.

Box 32 Folder 20

Private Law 806, August 2, 1946

Lawful admission of Edith Sebald as a permanent resident of the United States.

Box 32 Folder 21

Property Retention Certificates, [1945-1946]

Retention of Sebald's Japanese swords.

Box 32 Folder 22

Receipts, Invoices, and Bills of Lading, 1946-1960

Box 32 Folder 23

Residence Expenditure and Representation Vouchers, 1950-1954

Box 32 Folder 24

Residence Staff Gratuities, 1952-1953, undated

Box 32 Folder 25

Resolutions Passed by the First Asian Socialist Conference, 1953

Box 32 Folder 26

Schedules and Itineraries, 1956-1957, undated

Box 32 Folder 27

Security Investigation Questionnaire, March 30, 1954

Box 32 Folder 28

Selective Service Questionnaire, May 13, 1960

Box 32 Folder 29

State Department and Foreign Service Circulars, 1954-1955

Box 32 Folder 30

Tax Documents, 1945

Box 32 Folder 31

Travel Authorization Forms, 1945-1960

Box 32 Folder 32

Travel Expense Audit Forms, 1947, 1955

Box 32 Folder 33

Travel Vouchers, 1951-1954

Box 32 Folder 34

United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company Premium Notices, 1948-1953

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Series 7: SUBJECT FILES, 1887-1977 Boxes 32-36 and 82[OS]

Series Description

Documentation pertaining to various interests of Sebald's, as well as several posts held throughout his career in the Foreign Service. Among the topics covered in the sub-series are the Treaty of Peace with Japan, General Douglas MacArthur, Sebald family history, American and Japanese propaganda in World War II, Japanese regulations on foreign lawyers, Sebald's collection of netsuke, and two of Sebald's oral histories. Included in the sub-series are letters, memoranda, telegrams, press clippings, press releases, certificates, interview transcripts, itineraries, notebooks, business/visiting cards, leaflets, pamphlets, and government forms and vouchers.

The materials relating to Sebald's position as Ambassador to Burma consist largely of thank-you letters, congratulatory letters, invitations, personal correspondence, and travel documents. Notable correspondents include Burmese President Dr. Ba U and Prime Minister Nu U.

The propaganda in the sub-series consists of numerous leaflets produced by the United States for dissemination among the Japanese military and citizenry by the U.S. Navy, as well as a sampling of Japanese propaganda distributed in the Philippines. The majority of the American produced leaflets are written in Japanese and include English translations. Likewise, the Japanese produced leaflets are in English.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic.

Box 32 Folder 35

Agreement Between Japan and the United States Concerning the Ryukyu Islands, 1971

Box 32 Folder 36

Akame 48 Waterfalls, Osaka Gas Building, and Grand Cabaret Marutama, undated

Box 32 Folder 37

Anzac Day, April 7, 1965

Box 32 Folder 38

Appointment to Japan, 1969

Failed attempt to secure an appointment as Ambassador to Japan.

Box 32 Folder 39

Australia - Brochures and Pamphlets, 1963-1969, undated

Includes pamphlets pertaining to Canberra and the Australian Embassy building in Washington, D.C.

Box 32 Folder 40

Autograph Book, 1957

Presented to Sebald by friends in the Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State.

Box 32 Folder 41

Automobile Insurance Claim, 1940

Box 82[OS] Folder 3

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, 1915-1916

Sebald's scholastic record.

Box 33 Folder 1

Burma - Burmese Mode of Address, 1952

Box 33 Folder 2

Burma - Correspondence (General), 1952-1954

Box 33 Folder 3

Burma - Correspondence (General), 1954-1960

Includes correspondence with and pertaining to Dr. Gordon S. Seagrave.

Box 33 Folder 4

Burma - Correspondence (General), 1966-1977

Box 33 Folder 5

Burma - Correspondence (President Ba U), 1952-1962

American election procedures, a 1953 article by Paul Schubert in the Saturday Evening Post, Sebald's transfer from Burma, and Ba U's attempt to get his son into the University of Maryland, as well as other issues pertaining to Ba U's children. Also includes numerous thank-you letters.

Box 33 Folder 6

Burma - Correspondence (Prime Minister U Nu), 1952-1957

Includes press clippings pertaining to U Nu and a speech delivered by U Nu on June 8, 1957 on the development of the four year plan for Burma.

Box 33 Folder 7

Burma - Correspondence (Speaker of the Chamber of Nationalities Sao Shwe Thaike), 1953-1954

Box 33 Folder 8

Burma - Identification Card and Driver's License, 1952

Box 33 Folder 9

Business Cards and Visiting Cards, undated

Box 33 Folder 10-11

Certificates - General, 1921-1967

Membership certificates and honors, including equatorial crossing/round the world trip certificates from various airlines and cruise lines.

Box 82[OS] Folder 4

Certificates - General, 1935-1960

Includes a membership certificate for the Hiogo and Osaka Lodge of the Grand Lodge of Scotland, a Pan American Airways circumnavigation certificate, and an Honorary Commodore of the Cruiser Force certificate.

Box 82[OS] Folder 5

Certificates - United States Department of State, 1947-1950

Foreign Service Officer appointments.

Box 33 Folder 12

Certificates - United States Naval Academy, 1921, 1972, undated

Alumni Association certificates and varsity N for boxing.

Box 33 Folder 13

Certificates - United States Navy, 1921-1926

Commission certificate as Lieutenant (junior grade) and efficiency in practical navigation.

Box 33 Folder 14

Event Programs - General, 1963, undated

Box 33 Folder 15

Guestbook, 1962

Box 33 Folder 16

International Military Tribunal for the Far East - Summary of Final Judgment, circa 1948

Box 33 Folder 17

Japan - Currency Declaration Form, undated

Box 33 Folder 18

Japan Trip, 1962

Business trip in Sebald's role as counsel to the law firm of Graham, James & Rolph.

Box 34 Folder 1

Japan Trip, 1962

Business trip in Sebald's role as counsel to the law firm of Graham, James & Rolph.

Box 34 Folder 2

Japanese Expressions, undated

Box 34 Folder 3

Japanese Peace Conference - List of Participants, 1951

Box 34 Folder 4

Japanese Script Notebook, undated

Box 82[OS] Folder 6

Japanese Vocabulary Book, undated

Box 34 Folder 5

Japanese War Preparations - Press Clipping, February 17, 1941

Box 34 Folder 6

Law Practice (General), 1930-1962

Includes Sebald's admission to the bar in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Box 34 Folder 7

Law Practice (Japan) - Agreement for the Sale of Library, April 21, 1939

Box 34 Folder 8-11

Law Practice (Japan) - Correspondence, 1934-1939

Effects of The Lawyers' Law of Japan (Law No. 53), and regulations governing foreign lawyers in Japan.

Box 34 Folder 12

Law Practice (Japan) - Miscellaneous Opinions, 1931-1949, undated

Includes opinions pertaining to iron manufacturing, mortgage enforcement, the Awa Maru, and commercial shipping cases.

Box 34 Folder 13

MacArthur, Douglas - Press Clippings, 1964-1980

The Korean War, MacArthur's funeral, and retrospectives upon his death.

Box 34 Folder 14

Macarthur, Douglas/Japanese Peace Treaty - MacArthur's Memoranda, June 1950

Box 34 Folder 15-16

MacArthur, Douglas/Japanese Peace Treaty - Correspondence, 1947-1956

Box 35 Folder 1

Miscellaneous, 1939-1967, undated

Includes a dinner menu, a 1941 Navy Football schedule, prayer cards, and several Japanese language documents.

Box 35 Folder 2

Netsuke - Correspondence, November 12, 1977

Box 35 Folder 3

Netsuke - Guidebook (Handwritten), undated

Box 35 Folder 4

Netsuke - Index/List, 1966, undated

List of Netsuke presumably owned by Sebald.

Box 35 Folder 5

Netsuke - Sales Documents, January 1974

Sale of Sebald's netsuke by Sotheby's.

Box 35 Folder 6

New York Trips, 1962-1963

Box 35 Folder 7

Opportunity in the Federal Service, 1959

Box 35 Folder 8

Oral History Interview (Dulles Oral History Project, Princeton University) - Correspondence and Supporting Documents, 1965-1972

Box 35 Folder 9

Oral History Interview (Dulles Oral History Project, Princeton University) - Transcript, 1965

Box 35 Folder 10

Oral History Interview (James, D. Clayton) - Transcript, 1971

Box 35 Folder 11

Photographic Equipment - Manuals, undated

Box 35 Folder 12

Picture Scrolls, undated

Box 35 Folder 13

Postcards and Greeting Cards, 1970-1975, undated

Box 35 Folder 14

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 101-112, circa 1944-1945

Box 35 Folder 15

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 400-415, circa 1944-1945

Box 35 Folder 16

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 500-517, circa 1944-1945

Box 35 Folder 17

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 518-535, circa 1944-1945

Box 35 Folder 18

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 700-706, circa 1944-1945

Box 35 Folder 19

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 800-811, circa 1944-1945

Typescript translation only for leaflet 802.

Box 35 Folder 20

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 1001-1016, circa 1944-1945

Box 35 Folder 21

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 2000-2012, circa 1944-1945

Box 36 Folder 1

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 2013-2038, circa 1944-1945

Typescript translations only for leaflets 2014 and 2031.

Box 36 Folder 2

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 2041-2056, circa 1944-1945

Box 36 Folder 3

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 2057-2075, circa 1944-1945

Typescript translation only for leaflet 2065.

Box 36 Folder 4

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 2500-2514, circa 1944-1945

Box 36 Folder 5

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 3500-3502, circa 1944-1945

Box 36 Folder 6

Propaganda Leaflets (American) - Serial Nos. 4500-4516, circa 1944-1945

Box 36 Folder 7

Propaganda Leaflets (Japanese), circa 1941-1945

Leaflets produced by Japan for use in the Philippines.

Box 36 Folder 8

Seating Arrangement for Meeting with Emperor of Japan, undated

Box 36 Folder 9

Sebald Family (General), 1974

Box 36 Folder 10

Sebald Family (Gonsalez, Feliciano Eugene), 1944

Box 36 Folder 11

Sebald Family (Guttman, Mrs. Otto Sebald), 1953-1954

Box 36 Folder 12

Sebald Family (Sebald, Dr. Franz Joseph "Frank") - Certificate, 1887

Matriculation certificate from Innsbruck University.

Box 36 Folder 13

Sebald Family (Sebald, Dr. Franz Joseph "Frank") - Correspondence, 1926-1964

Box 36 Folder 14

Sebald Family (Sebald, Dr. Franz Joseph "Frank") - Press Clippings, 1926

Box 36 Folder 15

Sebald Family (Sebald, Frank J.), 1949

Box 36 Folder 16

Southeast Asia Task Force, 1964

Task force on Vietnam and Southeast Asia created as part of Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign.

Box 36 Folder 17

Tojo, Hideki, 1979

Press clipping regarding Tojo's enshrinement at Yasukuni Shrine.

Box 36 Folder 18

Travel, 1954-1956

Travel forms and vouchers from Sebald's time as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs.

Box 36 Folder 19

University of Maryland School of Law, 1930-1933, 1949

Includes acceptance letter, tuition receipts, and 1949 graduation program, at which Sebald received an honorary degree.

Box 36 Folder 20

Washington Institute of Foreign Affairs - Membership Directories, 1975, 1977

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Series 8: SPEECHES, 1947-1968 Boxes 36-40

Series Description

Series Arrangement

Organized into two sub-series by speaker.

Subseries 8a: Speeches by William J. Sebald, 1947-1968

Subseries Description

Speeches delivered by Sebald, including graduation addresses, press statements, academic lectures, Congressional testimony, television and radio appearances, and keynote addresses before various civic groups, cultural associations, political organizations, and think tanks. The speeches pertain to topics such as the Treaty of Peace with Japan (Treaty of San Francisco), the history of Western interaction with Japan, policies towards communist China, Japanese reconstruction, American foreign policy, American trade policies, Australian history and culture, Asian art, and Sebald's book, With MacArthur in Japan. In addition to speech transcripts, the sub-series includes supporting documents such as press releases, event programs, letters, telegrams, newsletters, course syllabi, guest lists, notes, note cards, and interview transcripts.

Among the speeches in the sub-series is Sebald's 1957 address on policies towards the Peoples Republic of China, entitled "Our China Policy." The sub-series also includes several files of public and private reactions to "Our China Policy."

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by speech date.

Box 36 Folder 21
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1947-1949

Functions of the Allied Council for Japan, democratization of Japan, commemoration of Commodore Perry's landing in Japan, and the Awa Maru claim.

Box 36 Folder 22
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1950

Japanese repatriation, potential United Nations membership, foundations of the Allied Occupation of Japan, and freemasonry in Japan.

Box 36 Folder 23
William J. Sebald Speeches, January - June 1951

U.S. foreign policy, meetings with John Foster Dulles, cultural exchanges between Japan and America, and the threat of communism.

Box 36 Folder 24
William J. Sebald Speeches, July - December 1951

Dedication of the first American Legion Post in Japan, development of the Treaty of Peace with Japan, and radio broadcasting in Japan.

Box 37 Folder 1
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1952

The nature of the occupation of Japan, enactment of the Treaty of Peace with Japan, Sebald's presentation of credentials as Ambassador to Burma, reopening of the U.S. Information Service Library in Mandalay, and malaria.

Box 37 Folder 2
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1953

The Aung San Health Demonstration Center, the meaning of Memorial Day, and the meaning of the Fourth of July. Includes one speech, "the American Revolution Today," published as a pamphlet.

Box 37 Folder 3
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1954

Opening of the Press Building of the Burma Translation Society and American policies in the Far East. Includes a profile of Burma.

Box 37 Folder 4
William J. Sebald Speeches, February - March 1955

American foreign policy in Southeast Asia and the experiences of Japanese Americans. Also includes an interview with Congressman Alvin M. Bentley of Michigan regarding Asia policy.

Box 37 Folder 5
William J. Sebald Speeches, April - November 1955

American foreign policy in the Far East, revision of the 1946 trade agreement with the Philippines, the Mutual Security Program for the Far East, and the Agreement for Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy Cooperation with Japan.

Box 37 Folder 6
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1956

The annual Washington D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival and American Policy in the Uncommitted Areas/Countries of Southeast Asia.

Box 37 Folder 7
William J. Sebald Speeches, April - July 1957

The annual Washington D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival, Australian-American relations, and Sebald's appointment as Ambassador to Australia. Also includes Sebald's speech, "Our China Policy," regarding America's dealings with communist China.

Box 37 Folder 8
William J. Sebald Speeches, August - November 1957

The Australian Armed Forces, American-Australian relations and the history and meaning of Thanksgiving Day.

Box 37 Folder 9
Reaction to "Our China Policy" - Correspondence, July - September 1957
Box 38 Folder 1
Reaction to "Our China Policy" - Correspondence, July - September 1957
Box 38 Folder 2
Reaction to "Our China Policy" - Press Clippings, July - August 1957
Box 38 Folder 3
William J. Sebald Speeches, January - July 1958

The arts in Australia, the opening of the Australian-American Association Center, development in Australia, and the problems associated with neutrality in foreign relations.

Box 38 Folder 4
William J. Sebald Speeches, August - September 1958

The Junior Australian-American Association, contributions by Americans in the relationship between Australia and America, and the problems associated with neutrality in foreign relations.

Box 38 Folder 5
William J. Sebald Speeches, October - December 1958

Urban/city planning, problems facing American businesses, and the Davis Cup.

Box 38 Folder 6
William J. Sebald Speeches, January - June 1959

The Davis Cup, reopening of the American Consulates in Adelaide and Brisbane, American investment in Australia, and problems in the relationship between Australia and America.

Box 38 Folder 7
William J. Sebald Speeches, August - November 1959

American investment in Australia, the Fulbright Program, and impressions of America.

Box 38 Folder 8
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1960

American trade policy, monetary inflation, and the American-Australian relationship. Also includes the pamphlet "The American Role in Pacific Asian Affairs," by J. Graham Parsons and the transcript of an appearance on Meet the Press (Australia).

Box 38 Folder 9
William J. Sebald Speeches, February - April, 1961

The death of Viscount Dunrossil, affiliation between Bega, New South Wales and Littleton, Colorado, the Mutual Security Program, and American foreign economic policy.

Box 38 Folder 10
William J. Sebald Speeches, May - October 1961

The Old Scotch Collegians' Association, the Antarctic Treaty System, and the Melbourne Sheep Show. Also includes profiles of Canberra and Australian foreign trade.

Box 39 Folder 1
William J. Sebald Speeches, March - April 1962

Australian trade with the U.S. Australian history, and Asian art and artifacts.

Box 39 Folder 2
William J. Sebald Speeches, October - November 1962

Japanese post-war redevelopment. Also includes profiles of Australia.

Box 39 Folder 3
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1963

History and description of Australia.

Box 39 Folder 4
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1964

Japanese art and artists.

Box 39 Folder 5
William J. Sebald Speeches, 1968

Promotion of Sebald's book With MacArthur in Japan.

Box 39 Folder 6
Research Materials and Supporting Documents, 1951-1962

Includes profiles of Japan and Australia, notes on Australian agriculture, a typescript of the Gettysburg Address, and a State Department pamphlet on public speaking.

Subseries 8b: Speeches by Others, 1950-1964

Subseries Description

Speeches, and summaries of speeches, by various political leaders, diplomats, and notable civilians. Topics covered by the speeches include the reconstruction of Japan, Soviet communism, communist expansion in Asia, international trade, global foreign relations, the U.S. economy, and foreign law in Japan. Included among the speeches are press releases, pamphlets, and press clippings.

Notable speakers include U.S. Secretaries of State Dean Acheson, Dean Rusk, and John Foster Dulles; Australian Prime Ministers Sir Robert Menzies and Sir Earle Page; Generals Douglas MacArthur and Matthew Ridgway; Japanese Prime Minister Yoshida Shigeru; President Dwight Eisenhower; and then Vice President Richard M. Nixon.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by speaker.

Box 39 Folder 7
Acheson, Dean (Secretary of State), 1952
Box 39 Folder 8
Blair, Floyd (President of the Australian-American Association), 1959
Box 39 Folder 9
Bohlen, Charles E. (U.S. Ambassador to the U.S.S.R.), 1957
Box 39 Folder 10
Boulware, James H. (American Agricultural Attaché), 1960
Box 39 Folder 11
Carrington, Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, Baron (Lord Carrington, High Commissioner to Australia), 1957
Box 39 Folder 12
Dodge, Joseph M. (Financial Advisor to the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers), 1951
Box 39 Folder 13
Drumright, Everett F. (Deputy Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs), 1954
Box 39 Folder 14-15
Dulles, John Foster (Secretary of State), 1950-1957

Japanese reconstruction, the Treaty of Peace with Japan, French Indo-China, the Mutual Defense Treaty with the Republic of China, and foreign policy in Asia.

Box 39 Folder 16
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (President), 1956-1958
Box 39 Folder 17
Farley, James A. (Chairman of the Coca-Cola Export Corporation), 1956
Box 39 Folder 18
Gainsborough, Louis (Chairman of the American Academy of Asian Studies), 1955
Box 39 Folder 19
Hu, Shih (Chinese Philosopher), 1957
Box 39 Folder 20
Ikeda, Hayato (Japanese Finance Minister), 1952
Box 39 Folder 21
Johnson, Byron L. (Representative), 1959
Box 39 Folder 22
Judd, Walter Henry (Representative), 1955
Box 39 Folder 23
Kase, T., 1951
Box 39 Folder 24
Laking, G. R. (New Zealand Ambassador to the United States), 1962
Box 39 Folder 25
Lodge, Henry Cabot (U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations), 1953, 1959

Includes Lodge's remarks in Honor of Chairman Nikita Khrushchev during the latter's visit to New York in 1959.

Box 39 Folder 26
MacArthur, Douglas (General), 1951, 1962

Includes MacArthur's April 1951 address before Congress and May 1962 acceptance of the U.S. Military Academy's Sylvanus Thayer Award.

Box 39 Folder 27
McCarthy, Gerald T. (Engineer), 1952
Box 39 Folder 28
McGee, Gale W. (Chairman of the Institute of International Affairs), 1955
Box 39 Folder 29
Menzies, Robert (Prime Minister of Australia), 1960-1964

Addresses on relations between Australia and the U.S., the Australian economy, and Australian elections of 1960.

Box 39 Folder 30
Murphy, Robert (Deputy Undersecretary of State), 1955
Box 39 Folder 31
Nixon, Richard M. (Vice President), 1956
Box 39 Folder 32
Nu, U (Prime Minister of Burma), 1954-1955

Taiwan, Asian views of Americans, and the acceptance of a gift of modern printing equipment.

Box 39 Folder 32
Page, Earle (Prime Minister of Australia), 1956
Box 39 Folder 33
Ridgway, Matthew B. (General), 1951

Statements regarding the Treaty of Peace with Japan, the Korean War, and the Japanese Constitution.

Box 40 Folder 1
Robertson, Walter S. (Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs), 1954-1959

International communism, opposition to the People's Republic of China joining the United Nations, and the Mutual Security Program for Taiwan.

Box 40 Folder 2
Rockefeller, John D. III, 1951
Box 40 Folder 3
Rusk, Dean (Assistant Secretary of State), 1951
Box 40 Folder 4
Russell, Francis H. (U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand), 1956
Box 40 Folder 5
Slim, William Joseph Slim, Viscount (Governor General of Australia), 1960
Box 40 Folder 6
Takayanagi, Kenzo, 1951
Box 40 Folder 7
Waring, Frank A. (U.S. Consul General, Sydney), 1957-1959
Box 40 Folder 8
Yeh, George K. C. (Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs), 1957
Box 40 Folder 9
Yoshida, Shigeru (Prime Minister of Japan), 1951

Includes Yoshida's address to the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference.

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Series 9: WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS (WILLIAM J. SEBALD), 1933-1971 Boxes 40-48

Series Description

Books, journal articles, and pamphlets (both published and unpublished) written by William J. Sebald, as well as related research materials, correspondence, and proposals.

Series Arrangement

Organized into four sub-series by publication type.

Subseries 9a: Books by William J. Sebald, 1964-1972

Subseries Description

Published editions, draft manuscripts, and supporting documentation for published and unpublished books authored or co-authored by Sebald. The books pertain to the post World War II occupation of Japan, the Japanese Peace Treaty, the reconstruction of Japan, and Sebald's experiences in Burma. Included with Sebald's writings are letters, telegrams, newspaper clippings, and book reviews.

Published works in this sub-series include Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities (1967, co-authored with Charles Nelson Spinks for the American Enterprise Institute) and with MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation (1965, co-authored with Russell Brines). Unpublished and partial works include Burma Diary (which is adapted from Sebald's personal diaries), Elements of Japanese Law, and From Potsdam to San Francisco (concerning the Treaty of Peace with Japan). The sub-series also includes correspondence pertaining to a proposed book on Australia, to be co-authored with Charles Nelson Spinks.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Box 40 Folder 10-13
Burma Diary - First Draft, circa 1967
Box 40 Folder 14-16
Burma Diary - First Draft (Narrative Form), circa 1967
Box 40 Folder 17
Burma Diary - Second Draft, circa 1967
Box 41 Folder 1
Burma Diary - Second Draft, circa 1967
Box 41 Folder 2
Burma Diary - Copy #1, circa 1971
Box 41 Folder 3
Burma Diary - Copy #3 (Master Copy), circa 1971
Box 41 Folder 4
Burma Diary - Ribbon Copy, circa 1971
Box 42 Folder 1-6
Burma Diary - Ribbon Copy, circa 1971
Box 42 Folder 7-10
Burma Diary - Ribbon Copy (Re-typed Pages), circa 1970
Box 42 Folder 11-12
Burma Diary - Xerox Copy, circa 1971
Box 43 Folder 1-4
Burma Diary - Xerox Copy, circa 1971
Box 43 Folder 5
Burma Diary - Xerox Copy (Pages 1-77), circa 1971
Box 43 Folder 6-7
Burma Diary­ - Correspondence, 1967-1971
Box 43 Folder 8-9
Burma Diary - Notes and Research Materials, 1966-1969
Box 43 Folder 10
Elements of Japanese Law - Partial Draft, undated
Box 44 Folder 1
From Potsdam to San Francisco - Partial Draft, undated
Box 44 Folder 2
Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities, 1967

Two copies.

Box 44 Folder 3
Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities - Working Copy, 1967

Annotated copy.

Box 44 Folder 4-5
Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities - Edited Manuscript, 1966
Box 44 Folder 6-7
Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities - Edited Manuscript (Master Copy), circa 1967
Box 44 Folder 8-9
Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities - Correspondence (American Enterprise Institute), 1966-1968
Box 44 Folder 10
Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities - Correspondence (Commentary and Acknowledgements), 1967-1969

Includes several book reviews.

Box 44 Folder 11
Untitled Book on Australia - Correspondence, 1967-1968
Box 45 Folder 1
With MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation, 1965

Two copies. One copy inscribed by the author.

Box 45 Folder 2
With MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation - Japanese Edition, 1965

Two Copies.

Box 45 Folder 3
With MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation - Working and Master Copy, 1964
Box 46 Folder 1
With MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation - Copy #2 Prior to Cutting, circa 1964
Box 46 Folder 2
With MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation - Correspondence (Japanese Edition), 1964-1972
Box 46 Folder 3-4
With MacArthur in Japan: A Personal History of the Occupation - Reviews and Commentary, 1965-1968

Subseries 9b: Translations by William J. Sebald, 1896-1945

Subseries Description

Published and unpublished translations of various Japanese laws, translated by Sebald. The laws pertain primarily to taxation and commerce in Japan, as well as shipping, commerce in Manchukuo, and mobilization for World War II. Dates within the sub-series indicate the year of the legislation being translated, and not necessarily the year in which the legislation was translated.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Box 46 Folder 5
The Commercial Code of Japan, 1945

Two copies. Part of the Army Service Forces Manual M354-3A: Civil Affairs Handbook Japan.

Box 46 Folder 6
The Commercial Code of Japan - Certificate of Copyright Registration, 1945
Box 47 Folder 1
The Criminal Code of Japan, 1936

Two copies.

Box 47 Folder 2
Finance Department Ordinance No. 1, 1937, 1937

Subtitled "Ordinance Based on the Foreign Exchange Control Law Concerning Restrictions on the Settlement of Prices of Imports and Payment by Foreign Exchange Banks under Instructions Given Abroad.

Box 47 Folder 3
In Re The Entry, Sojourn, & Departure of Aliens, 1939

Department of Home Affairs Ordinance No. 6, 1939. Two copies.

Box 47 Folder 4
The Excess Profit Tax Law and Regulations for Enforcement, 1935
Box 47 Folder 5
The Foreign Exchange Control Law and Ordinances Nos. 7 & 8, 1935-1936

1935 edition translated by T. Kitaori. 1936 edition annotated by the author.

Box 47 Folder 6
The Foreign Exchange Control Law and Enforcement Regulations, 1937-1938

One copy of the 1938 edition annotated by the author.

Box 47 Folder 7
The North China Affair Special Tax Law and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Same, 1937

Two copies.

Box 47 Folder 8
The Principal Tax Laws of Japan, 1938

Annotated by the author.

Box 47 Folder 9
A Selection of Japan's Emergency Legislation, 1937

Annotated by the Author.

Box 48 Folder 1
Sundry New Japanese Tax Laws, 1937

Three copies.

Box 48 Folder 2
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - Conscript Employment, 1938
Box 48 Folder 3
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - Imperial Ordinance No. 162, 1934
Box 48 Folder 4
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - The Lawyers' Law, 1935
Box 48 Folder 5
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - The Limited Company Law, 1938
Box 48 Folder 6
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - List of Factory Related Laws, undated
Box 48 Folder 7
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - Manchukuo (Japanese Occupied Manchuria), 1933-1935

Includes laws pertaining to trade, public sales, and the registration and taxation of commercial entities.

Box 48 Folder 8
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - National Mobilization Law, 1938
Box 48 Folder 9
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - Shipping, 1896-1933

Includes laws pertaining to the punishment of mariners, ship safety, and shipping in general.

Box 48 Folder 10
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - Staple Products Guilds, 1916
Box 48 Folder 11
Unpublished Translations of Japanese Laws - Trade and Commerce, 1936-1938

Subseries 9c: Articles and Book Reviews by William J. Sebald, 1935-1969

Subseries Description

Published journal articles, book reviews, and conference papers authored by Sebald. The articles pertain largely to matters of Japanese cultural and legal issues.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Box 48 Folder 12
America - A Land of Builders - Australian-American Journal, 1960
Box 48 Folder 13
The American Ambassador Writes: - Scope: Official Magazine of Canberra Junior Chamber of Commerce, November 1959
Box 48 Folder 14
Introduction to Book on Australia and New Zealand - Life World Library, 1964-1965

Includes correspondence, notes, and a draft of the introduction.

Box 48 Folder 15
Japanese Law Supporting Present Trends in National Mobilization - Selected Papers and Reports, 1941

Paper presented to the American Bar Association's Section of International and Comparative Law.

Box 48 Folder 16
Japan's Search for Security - Air University Review, 1969
Box 48 Folder 17
Kobe and Osaka Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1935-1938

Sections on legal matters and mediation in Japan.

Box 48 Folder 18
The United States Political Adviser for Japan, circa 1965

Adapted from with MacArthur in Japan.

Box 48 Folder 19
Year of the Wild Boar Book Review, circa 1942

Sebald's review of Helen Mears' Year of the Wild Boar; an American Woman in Japan.

Subseries 9d: Research Materials and Outlines (General), 1949-1970

Subseries Description

Background materials and supporting documents for writing projects of Sebald's not contained in earlier sub-series. The materials pertain to topics such as Douglas MacArthur, George Atcheson, the American Ambassador's residence in Canberra, and various aspects of Japan, including the practice of freemasonry. Included in the sub-series are outlines, handwritten notes, press clippings, correspondence, writing drafts, and one journal article reprint.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by documents type.

Box 48 Folder 20
Biographical Material, 1963

Career highlights for George Atcheson, Jr.

Box 48 Folder 21
Drafts - Miscellaneous, 1962, undated

Works pertaining to the Ambassador's residence in Canberra and reaction to Frank Hopkins' article "Planning for Foreign Policy Leadership."

Box 48 Folder 22
Excerpts, 1970, undated

Excerpts taken from Sebald's diaries and "Japanese Manners & Ethics in Business."

Box 48 Folder 23
Journal Articles, 1964

"The Cold War Revisited," by Louis J. Halle.

Box 48 Folder 24
Notes (Handwritten), undated
Box 48 Folder 25
Outlines, undated

Outlines for works on Japan and Sebald's experiences therein.

Box 48 Folder 26
Press Clippings, 1949-1964

Clippings on Japan and General Douglas MacArthur.

Box 48 Folder 27
Speeches, undated

Pertains to a Freemason Lodge in Japan.

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Series 10: WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS (OTHERS), 1920-1979 Boxes 48-51 and 86[OS]

Series Description

Published and unpublished copies of books, journals, journal articles, book reviews, and reference works written by authors other than William J. Sebald. The publications pertain to subjects such as the occupation and reconstruction of Japan, intelligence gathering in World War II, the Sebalds' time in Burma, and German communist spy Richard Sorge. Includes in the series are books, journals, journal articles, draft manuscripts, and press clippings. Authors prominently featured in the series include Charles Andrew Willoughby and Sebald's wife, Edith de Becker Sebald.

Also included in the series is the de Becker Family Bible, which includes genealogical information pertaining to Edith de Becker Sebald's family.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author; thereunder alphabetically by title.

Box 48 Folder 28

Anders, Karl - Murder to Order, 1965

Pertains to the assassination of a Ukrainian leader by the K.G.B.

Box 48 Folder 29

The Australian-American Journal, 1957-1958

Box 49 Folder 1

Chiang, May-ling Soong - Madame Chiang Kai-shek: Selected Speeches, 1958-1959, 1959

Autographed by the author.

Box 86[OS] Folder 1

De Becker Family Bible, undated

Box 49 Folder 2

Evatt, Herbert Vere - Japanese Settlement: Statements by Australian Minister for External Affairs, August 1947

Box 49 Folder 3

General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers - Selected Data on the Occupation of Japan, 1950

Possibly compiled by Charles Andrew Willoughby.

Box 49 Folder 4

Inami, Hakusui - Samurai Sword, undated

Promotional brochure for Hakusui Cutlery on the history of the Samurai sword.

Box 49 Folder 5

Japan: Bibliography of Materials on the Laws and Administrative Organization of Japan, June 1, 1950

Box 49 Folder 6

Latane, John Holladay - From Isolation to Leadership: A Review of American Foreign Policy, 1920

Parts of multiple pages have been removed to fashion a small smuggling compartment or hiding place.

Box 49 Folder 7

Moore, Ray A. - "Reflections on the Occupation of Japan," The Journal of Asian Studies, August 1979

Underlined and annotated by Sebald.

Box 49 Folder 8

Museum of History and Technology, U.S. National Museum 1967 Annual Report, 1968

Indicates a donation to the museum by Sebald of Chinese and other foreign coins.

Box 49 Folder 9

Rigler, Frank V. - "An End Product - Successful Versatility," Shipmate, February 1967

Article highlights Sebald's career.

Box 50 Folder 1

Sebald, Edith de Becker - Burma Interlude: Reminiscences of an Ambassador's Wife (Copy #2), circa 1969

Box 50 Folder 2

Sebald, Edith de Becker - Burma Interlude: Reminiscences of an Ambassador's Wife (Copy #3 - Uncorrected Copy), circa 1969

Box 50 Folder 3

Smith-Hutton, Henri Harold - "Ascent of the Rising Sun," Shipmate, January-February 1974

Article highlights Sebald's role in Japanese intelligence during World War II.

Box 50 Folder 4

Speer, R. T. - "Let Pass Safely the Awa Maru," United States Naval Institute Proceedings, April 1974

Box 50 Folder 5

Spinks, Charles Nelson - National Security Indoctrination: A Program for the Thai Armed Forces, undated

Box 50 Folder 6

Tolley, Kemp - "A Century of Foreign Languages in the Navy," United States Naval Institute Proceedings, February 1965

Article highlights Sebald's role in Japanese intelligence during World War II.

Box 50 Folder 7

United States Far East Command - Japanese Prisoners of War: Life and Death in Soviet P.W. Camps, undated

Possibly written by Charles Andrew Willoughby.

Box 50 Folder 8

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, August 1955

Includes articles pertaining to the surrender of Japan following World War II.

Box 50 Folder 9

[Willoughby, Charles Andrew] - Bailen and the Spanish Bridgehead, 1808-1948, undated

Box 50 Folder 10

Willoughby, Charles Andrew - Intelligence in War: A Brief History of MacArthur's Intelligence Service, 1941-1951, circa 1950

Box 51 Folder 1

Willoughby, Charles Andrew - A Partial Documentation of the Sorge Espionage Case, 1950

Two volumes. Second volume entitled An Authenticated Translation of Sorge's Own Story.

Box 51 Folder 2

Wiltz, John Edward - "William Manchester's American Caesar: Some Observations," Military Affairs, October 1979

Book review notes Sebald's reaction to MacArthur's absence from the signing of the Treaty of Peace with Japan.

Box 51 Folder 3

Young, James R. - Our Enemy, 1942

Propagandistic book on World War II era Japan.

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Series 11: DIARIES AND DATE BOOKS, 1920-1970 Boxes 51-61

Series Description

Diaries and date books kept by William Sebald and Sebald's wife, Edith de Becker Sebald.

Series Arrangement

Organized into three sub-series by author and document type.

Subseries 11a: William Sebald Date Books, 1938-1965

Series Description

Date books and day planners kept by William Sebald. The books typically include Sebald's daily schedule of appointments, phone calls, social events, and lists of correspondents, as well as financial transactions. For most of the sub-series' date span, there exist two date books for each year, one for official/professional appointments, and one for social/personal events.

After 1965, Sebald's date books begin to exhibit far longer entries, serving more as a diary, and have been filed with Sebald's diaries.

Series Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 51 Folder 4
William Sebald Date Books, 1938-1939
Box 51 Folder 5
William Sebald Date Books, 1947-1949
Box 51 Folder 6
William Sebald Date Books, 1953-1954
Box 52 Folder 1
William Sebald Date Books, 1955
Box 52 Folder 2
William Sebald Date Books, 1956
Box 52 Folder 3
William Sebald Date Books, 1957
Box 52 Folder 4
William Sebald Date Books, 1958
Box 53 Folder 1
William Sebald Date Books, 1958
Box 53 Folder 2
William Sebald Date Books, 1959
Box 53 Folder 3
William Sebald Date Books, 1960
Box 53 Folder 4
William Sebald Date Books, 1961
Box 53 Folder 5
William Sebald Date Books, 1962
Box 54 Folder 1
William Sebald Date Books, 1963-1964
Box 54 Folder 2
William Sebald Date Books, 1965

Subseries 11b: William Sebald Diaries, 1918-1970

Subseries Description

Personal diaries kept by Sebald during his times as a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, private practice lawyer in Washington, D.C., diplomat in occupied Japan, Ambassador to Burma, Ambassador to Australia, member of the firm of Graham, James & Rolph, and in retirement. The diaries pertain to numerous topics, including experiences as a midshipman, the reconstruction of Japan, the Korean War, the Kuomintang in Burma, Australian foreign and domestic affairs, retirement from the Foreign Service, and Sebald's subsequent work as an author in retirement. Includes within many of the diaries are schedules and itineraries, seating plans, newspaper clippings, press releases, and event programs.

In addition to those topics listed above, many of the diary entries from Sebald's ambassadorships pertain to the various receptions, cocktail parties, dinners, and other social events held by Sebald.

Beginning in 1966, the diaries function as a joint diary and date book.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 54 Folder 3
Diary - Midshipman W. J. Sebald (Personal Matters), 1918-1920

Includes descriptions of daily life at the Naval Academy and the midshipmen's Second Class practice cruise.

Box 54 Folder 4
Diary - Midshipman W. J. Sebald (Personal), 1920-1921

Includes descriptions of daily life at the Naval Academy and the midshipmen's First Class practice cruise.

Box 54 Folder 5
Diary, 1940

Includes descriptions of social events, activities of Edith Sebald, and daily activities pertaining to Sebald's law practice, as well as descriptions of special events such as the 1940 Presidential election (described as a calamity) and the NFL Championship game.

Box 54 Folder 6
Diary, 1941

Includes descriptions of social events, activities of Edith Sebald, and daily activities pertaining to Sebald's law practice, as well as reactions to events such as the fall of Rotterdam, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the sinking of H.M.S. Prince of Wales and Repulse.

Box 55 Folder 1-3
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume I, January 1 - March 31, 1946, March 26 - October 12, 1948

Includes descriptions of Sebald's first impressions of post-war Japan, interactions between the Japanese and Americans, struggles of the Japanese people, the role of the Emperor, the Social Democratic Party, repatriation of POWs, the impact of communism, the Allied Council for Japan, and the Awa Maru settlement.

Box 55 Folder 4-7
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume II, October 13, 1948 - October 12, 1949

Entries pertain to the Awa Maru, the abdication of the Emperor, communist advances in China, Japanese war criminal executions, Allied Council for Japan proceedings, and peace treaty negotiations.

Box 55 Folder 8-10
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume III, October 13, 1949 - September 23, 1950

Discussions of Senator H. Alexander Smith's trip to Taiwan, leaks of MacArthur's views on the Japanese peace treaty, the Angus Ward case, Ambassador Philip Jessup, Allied Council for Japan proceedings, the 1950 Economic Conference, attempts to quash criticism of the occupation of Japan, a visit by John Foster Dulles to Japan, and the outbreak of hostilities in Korea.

Box 55 Folder 11-14
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume IV, September 24, 1950 - June 26, 1951

Entries pertain to Chinese threats if United Nations forces cross the 38th parallel, the Korean War in general, the United Nations Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK), troubles with Senator Magnuson, the relief of General Douglas MacArthur, and General Matthew Ridgway's takeover as Supreme Commander. Includes a copy of John Foster Dulles' address to the America Japan Society on February 2, 1951.

Box 55 Folder 15-18
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume V, June 27, 1951 - May 13, 1952

Entries regarding a visit by New York Governor Thomas Dewey, Korean War armistice talks, the Bilateral Security Agreement, the Sekine Affair, General Ridgway's first call on the Emperor, the Japanese and Korean Fisheries Conference, the role of the U.S. Political Advisor for Japan, meetings between John Foster Dulles and Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida, and Sebald's departure from Japan.

Box 56 Folder 1-3
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume VI, May 14, 1952 - January 24, 1953

Includes discussions of transit to Burma via London, Madrid, Rome, and Beirut; arrival in Rangoon; industry in Burma, the Burmese military; General Ne Win's mission to the U.S.; Frank Trager and the Technical Cooperation Administration (TCA); and the threat of the Kuomintang (KMT).

Box 56 Folder 4-6
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume VII, January 25 - July 4, 1953

Entries pertaining to problems with Kuomintang (KMT) troops in Burma, termination of the Technical Cooperation Administration (TCA) program, meetings with Kyaw Nyein, the Battle Act, and Ne Win's views on subjects such as religion and Chinese communism.

Box 56 Folder 7-9
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume VIII, July 5, 1953 - January 23, 1954

Discussions of Kuomintang (KMT) forces in Burma, arms procurement from Great Britain, meetings with Kyaw Nyein, the "Jungle Generals," and visits by Senator William Knowland and Vice President Richard Nixon.

Box 56 Folder 10-12
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume IX, January 24 - November 16, 1954

Entries regarding Kuomintang (KMT) forces in Burma, arms procurement, rice sales, cease fire talks with Taipei, Burmese-Thai relations, the Burmese Water Festival, problems in Indochina, inspection of the Bawdwin mine, meeting with Dr. Gordon Seagrave at his hospital, Non Aggression Pact with China, the Southeast Asia Pact, and Sebald's departure from Burma.

Box 56 Folder 13-15
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume X, May 29 - July 19, 1956 May 7 - October 22, 1957

Part I covers Sebald's 1956 trip through the Far East, including stops in Tokyo, Seoul, Okinawa, Taipei, Hong Kong, Manila, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Singapore, Djakarta, and Rangoon. Part II concerns Sebald's time as Ambassador to Australia, including his arrival in Canberra, troubles with the Embassy Residence staff, reactions to "Our China Policy," official trips through New South Wales, and calls on Prime Minister Robert Menzies and H. V. Evatt.

Box 57 Folder 1-3
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XI, October 23, 1957 - April 25, 1958

Entries pertain to Sebald's trip to Antarctica, the Davis Cup, President Eisenhower's call for a Summit Conference, Australian-Indonesian relations, a visit to Australia by the Queen Mother, and trips to Melbourne, Tasmania, Manila, and Taipei.

Box 57 Folder 4-6
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XII, April 26, 1958 - December 12, 1959

Discussions of a trip to Papua New Guinea, Marine landings in Lebanon, troubles with the Embassy Residence servants, tensions in the Formosa Straits, a trip to New South Wales, and a visit by members of the U.S. House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Box 57 Folder 7-9
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XIII, December 13, 1958 - June 12, 1959

Entries regarding the reopening of the American Consulate in Brisbane, representation cost issues, the opening of the American Consulate in Adelaide, the SCAR Conference, a trip to Terrigal, New South Wales, the memorial service for John Foster Dulles, and visits by Amos J. Peaslee, Rear Admiral Dufek, Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs Douglas Dillon, and General Laurence Kuter, USAF.

Box 57 Folder 10-13
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XIV, June 13, 1959 - February 22, 1960

Entries pertaining to a visit by Secretary of Defense McElroy, a visit of a U.S. Senatorial delegation, issues with General Motors-Holden, NASA's Project Mercury, the swearing in of the new Governor-General of Australia, and Sebald's extended trip to Washington, DC, which included stops in Pago Pago, Fiji, and Honolulu, San Francisco, and New York.

Box 57 Folder 14-16
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XV, February 22 - July 12, 1960

Discussions of the Far East Chiefs of Mission Conference, tensions in South Korea (resulting in the resignation of Syngman Rhee), the 1960 U-2 Incident, the Four Powers Paris Summit, the Boston Symphony Orchestra's Australian tour, Edith Sebald's health, and a trip by Sebald to Queensland and Western Australia.

Box 58 Folder 1-4
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XVI, June 14, 1961 - June 3, 1962

Entries regarding an extended trip to Washington, DC, selection board service, Prime Minister Robert Menzies' interactions with the United Nations General Assembly, problems with Sebald's Deputy William Belton, Davis Cup results, turmoil in Laos, impact of John F. Kennedy's election on Sebald's career, turmoil in Congo, tensions in Cuba, and Edith Sebald's health.

Box 58 Folder 5-8
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XVII, June 14, 1961 - June 3, 1962

Discussions of Edith Sebald's health, a conference on Antarctica, Berlin Crisis of 1961, Sebald's resignation as Ambassador to Australia, the Sebalds' return to the U.S., Sebald's retirement from the Foreign Service, meeting John F. Kennedy (November 11, 1961, efforts to start consulting in the area of Far Eastern affairs, and acceptance of a position with the law firm of Graham, James & Rolph.

Box 58 Folder 9-12
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XVIII, June 4, 1962 - October 31, 1963

Entries pertaining to meetings with various diplomats, attempts to secure the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) account for Graham, James & Rolph, Edith Sebald's health, the Committee of European Shipowners, Sebald's 1962 trip to Japan, the U.S. Justice Department's case against the Trans Pacific Freight Conference of Japan (TPFCJ), work with the Japan-America Society, and the planning and early drafting of with MacArthur in Japan.

Box 58 Folder 13-15
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XIX, November 1, 1963 - October 17, 1964

Discussions of the overthrow of Ngo Dinh Diem, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, work on with MacArthur in Japan, Japanese trade with Cuba, separation from the firm of Graham, James & Rolph, negotiations with C. Itoh & Co., service on the Personnel Advisory Review Board, the death of Douglas MacArthur, the Japan-America Society, and both of the Sebalds' health.

Box 58 Folder 16-17
Personal Diary of William J. Sebald: Volume XX, October 18, 1964 - December 17, 1965

Entries pertaining to the 1964 Presidential election, a trip to Naples, Florida, work on Edith's book Burma Interlude, the Japan-America Society, publication of with MacArthur in Japan, attempts at salvaging the Awa Maru, consulting work at the State Department, early work on Burma Diary, and plans for moving permanently to Naples, Florida.

Box 59 Folder 1
Diary, 1966

Discussions regarding the sale of the Sebald's house in Washington, D.C., moving to Naples, Florida, work on Japan: Prospects, Options, and Opportunities with Charles Nelson Spinks, and the Sebalds' social calendar.

Box 59 Folder 2
Diary, 1967

Entries regarding the possibility of writing a book on Australia for the American Enterprise Institute, the 1967 riots, and the Sebalds' social calendar.

Box 59 Folder 3
Diary, 1968

Sebald's social calendar, as well as discussions of real estate investments, health issues, and the deaths of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy.

Box 59 Folder 4
Diary, 1969

Discussions of Sebald's failed attempt at securing an appointment as Ambassador to Japan, the death of President Dwight Eisenhower, and real estate transactions.

Box 59 Folder 5
Diary, 1970

Entries pertaining to various social events, a vacation throughout the Caribbean, rewrites of Burma Diary, stock market performance, the purchase of a new Oldsmobile, health issues, and President Richard Nixon's October 7, 1970 speech outlining his plans on ending the Vietnam War.

Subseries 11c: Edith Sebald Date Books and Diaries, 1922-1963

Subseries Description

Diaries and date books kept by Edith Sebald. The books, which span from 1922 until 1963 with some noticeable gapes, chronicle Edith Sebald's daily activities. Included in some of the books are newspaper clippings and photographs.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 60 Folder 1
Edith Sebald Date Book, 1922

Includes a section entitled "A short Resume of My Life," beginning with the entry for June 13.

Box 60 Folder 2
Edith Sebald Date Book, 1930
Box 60 Folder 3
Edith Sebald Date Book, 1937
Box 60 Folder 4
Edith Sebald Date Book, 1940
Box 60 Folder 5-6
Edith's Diary, January 1, 1951 - October 8, 1956
Box 61 Folder 1
Edith's Diary, January 1, 1951 - October 8, 1956
Box 61 Folder 2
Edith Sebald Date Book, 1953
Box 61 Folder 3
Edith Sebald Date Book, 1963

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Series 12: EDITH SEBALD FILES, 1924-1970 Boxes 61-62

Series Description

Documentation of Edith Sebald's interests, personal relationships, professional affiliations, and writings.

Series Arrangement

Organized into two sub-series.

Subseries 12a: Edith Sebal Correspondence (General), 1929-1966

Subseries Description

Letters written and received by, or on behalf of Edith Sebald. The correspondence pertains to subjects such as association memberships, invitations, retail purchases, fundraisers, inheritance. Also included in the sub-series are receipts, invoices, and press clippings. Much of the correspondence dating from 1966, written by William Sebald on Edith's behalf, pertains to the loss of several credit cards.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Box 61 Folder 4
Alexandra Club (Melbourne), 1957
Box 61 Folder 5
American Automobile Association (AAA), 1966
Box 61 Folder 6
American National Club, 1957
Box 61 Folder 7
American Oil Company (Amoco), 1966
Box 61 Folder 8
American Women's Club of the American Society (Sydney), 1958-1961
Box 61 Folder 9
Anthony Hordern & Sons, 1960
Box 61 Folder 10
Australian-American Association Ladies Committee (Sydney), 1957
Box 61 Folder 11
Australian Primary Producers' Union, 1958
Box 61 Folder 12
Burns, Philip & Company Limited, 1959
Box 61 Folder 13
Children's Medical Research Foundation Fund, 1960
Box 61 Folder 14
Church, Marguerite Stitt (Congresswoman), 1959
Box 61 Folder 15
De Becker, E. V. A. (Eric Victor Ambrose), 1929
Box 61 Folder 16
De Becker, Joseph Ernest (Estate of), 1929-1930

Inheritance from the estate of Joseph Ernest de Becker.

Box 61 Folder 17
Goodwin Homes for the Aged, 1958
Box 61 Folder 18
[Gower], W.W., 1924
Box 61 Folder 19
Gunderson, 1961
Box 61 Folder 20
Harrell Brothers & Campbell, 1949
Box 61 Folder 21
Hirsch, 1960
Box 61 Folder 22
Humble Oil and Refining Company, 1966
Box 61 Folder 23
Jacoby, Mrs. Ian, 1961
Box 61 Folder 24
Japan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1952
Box 61 Folder 25
Khin, Ma Ait, 1954
Box 61 Folder 26
Leo Rocca, Inc., 1949
Box 61 Folder 27
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, 1965
Box 61 Folder 28
Lyceum Club (Melbourne), 1958
Box 61 Folder 29
MacArthur, Jean Faircloth (Mrs. Douglas), 1951, 1962-1964
Box 61 Folder 30
MacDermot, T.W.L., 1959
Box 61 Folder 31
Mackall & Coe, 1962
Box 61 Folder 32
Macquarie Club, 1958
Box 61 Folder 33
Menzies, Pat (Mrs. Robert), 1964
Box 61 Folder 34
National Council of Women of the United States, Inc., 1961

Includes a copy of the Bulletin of the National Council of Women of the United States.

Box 61 Folder 35
Nelson, Bernice, 1957
Box 61 Folder 36
Newcastle Girls' High School (Hamilton, New South Wales), 1958
Box 61 Folder 37
North Ainslie Parents and Citizens Association (Canberra), 1958
Box 61 Folder 38
Pan Pacific and Southeast Asian Women's Association (Canberra), 1960
Box 61 Folder 39
Parkhurst, George V., 1960
Box 61 Folder 40
Phillips Petroleum Company, 1966
Box 61 Folder 41
Presbyterian Church of Australia Ladies Guild, 1957
Box 61 Folder 42
Propps, H. F., 1957
Box 61 Folder 43
Proud's Jewelers, 1959-1960
Box 61 Folder 44
The Queen's Club (Sydney), 1958
Box 61 Folder 45
Rutherford Crescent Play Centre (North Ainslie), 1958
Box 61 Folder 46
Ryan, George, 1961-1962
Box 61 Folder 47
St. Andrews Presbyterian Women's Guild (Wollongong, New South Wales), 1957
Box 61 Folder 48
St. Philip's Sunday School (Canberra), 1958
Box 61 Folder 49
Saks & Company, 1953
Box 61 Folder 50
Sao Hkun Hkio, 1953
Box 61 Folder 51
[Sebald], Ethel, 1957
Box 61 Folder 52
Shativijay & Co. Jewelers, 1953
Box 61 Folder 53
Society of Women Writers (Sydney), 1957
Box 61 Folder 54
Soroptimist Club (Goulburn, New South Wales), 1959
Box 61 Folder 55
Takamatsu, Princess, 1952-1953, 1962
Box 62 Folder 1
Teck Neo Gunn, 1962
Box 62 Folder 2
Tokyo Women's Club, [1929]
Box 62 Folder 3
Tony, 1961
Box 62 Folder 4
U.S. Information Service Junior Library, 1952
Box 62 Folder 5
W. Chorley & Co. Ltd, 1960
Box 62 Folder 6
Washington, D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles,, 1959, 1966
Box 62 Folder 7
White, Elizabeth, 1961
Box 62 Folder 8
Yamamoto, Tatsuo, 1929
Box 62 Folder 9
Unidentified, undated

Subseries 12b: Edith Sebald Subject Files, 1924-1970

Subseries Description

Documentation kept by Edith Sebald pertaining to various aspects of Mrs. Sebald's life. Among the aspects touched upon the sub-series are Edith Sebald's American citizenship, work as an author, employment with the Office of Strategic Services, and role as the wife of a diplomat. Included in the sub-series are letters, telegrams, certificates, forms, press clippings, affidavits, and photographs.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic or document type.

Box 62 Folder 10
Aspin Hill Cemetery for Pet Animals, 1947
Box 62 Folder 11-12
Citizenship/Naturalization, 1924-1953

Includes supporting documentation and an identification card from 1924.

Box 62 Folder 13
Medical Records, 1948-1960
Box 62 Folder 14
Naples Garden Club/Woman's Club, 1967-1970
Box 62 Folder 15
Notes (Handwritten), undated

Pertains to Robert Leslie's The Bears and I.

Box 62 Folder 16
Office of Strategic Services Appointment, 1944-1945
Box 62 Folder 17
Palmer Institute of Authorship, 1957-1959
Box 62 Folder 18
Photographs, 1924, circa 1952

Includes a portrait of Edith Sebald and a photograph of an equestrian event, with notes on the proper technique for jumping a horse.

Box 62 Folder 19
Power of Attorney, 1941, 1947
Box 62 Folder 20
Press Clippings, 1947, 1957

Newspaper articles pertaining to Edith Sebald's biography and citizenship battles.

Box 62 Folder 21
Tax Documents, 1952, 1959
Box 62 Folder 22
Travel - Miscellaneous, 1947-1960
Box 62 Folder 23
Writings - Burma Interlude, 1965-1967
Box 62 Folder 24
Writings - Miscellaneous, 1952-1957

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Series 13: CHARLES A. WILLOUGHBY FILES, 1941-1972 Boxes 62-63

Series Description

Documents pertaining to or kept by Sebald friend and associate Brigadier General Charles Andrew Willoughby. The documents pertain largely to Willoughby's relationship with General Douglas MacArthur and Willoughby's authorship of works on MacArthur and military intelligence under MacArthur in World War II, as well as Willoughby's career as an officer in the U.S. Army in general. Included in the series are letters, memoranda, telegrams, citations, press clippings, forms, photographs, an event program, and drafts of articles and book chapters.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic and document type.

Box 62 Folder 25

Biographical Materials, 1942-1947, 1972

Box 62 Folder 26

Douglas MacArthur Dinners, 1964

Box 62 Folder 27

Douglas MacArthur Papers/Southwest Pacific Area Histories, 1953-1966

Pertains to the disposition of documents prepared by the Far East Command Historical Section, which were ultimately used in producing The Intelligence Series.

Box 62 Folder 28

Event Program, 1941

Inauguration of Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon and Vice President Sergio Osmena. Autographed by the President and Vice President.

Box 62 Folder 29

Homecoming Arrangements, 1945-1946

Box 62 Folder 30

Military Decorations, 1941-1949

Citations and documentation for American and foreign military decorations received by Willoughby.

Box 62 Folder 31

Miscellaneous Correspondence - Douglas MacArthur, 1956

Box 62 Folder 32

Miscellaneous Correspondence - Manuel L. Quezon, 1942-1943

Box 62 Folder 33

Miscellaneous Correspondence - William J. Sebald, 1954, 1968, undated

Box 62 Folder 34

Orders and Memoranda, 1942-1947

Box 62 Folder 35

Photographs, undated

Box 63 Folder 1

Press Clippings, 1942-1964

Newspaper articles pertaining to the occupation of Bataan, Douglas MacArthur, and the American Communist Party.

Box 63 Folder 2

Writings (Others) - "Contradictory Pacific War" by Roger Pineau, 1965

Article published in Shipmate.

Box 63 Folder 3

Writings (Others) - Miscellaneous Works on Douglas MacArthur, 1952-1965

Box 63 Folder 4

Writings (Willoughby) - The Intelligence Series, 1952-1964

Box 63 Folder 5

Writings (Willoughby) - Return of MacArthur/MacArthur, 1941-1951, 1944-1971

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Series 14: SCRAPBOOKS, 1890-1974 Boxes 63-65 and 87[OS] - 88[OS]

Series Description

Scrapbooks kept by the Sebalds documenting the de Becker's law firm in Japan and Sebald's time as a member of the staff of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers in Japan and as Ambassador to Australia. In part, the scrapbooks pertain to Japanese ordinances, court cases in Japan, postwar reconstruction of Japan, accusations of Japanese rearmament, repatriation of Japanese prisoners of war, character attacks on Sebald by H.V. Evatt, the Australian tour of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Sebald's resignation as Ambassador to Australia. The scrapbooks are primarily composed of newspaper clippings, but also include photographs, invitations, greeting cards, press releases, and visiting cards. The first two scrapbooks in the series were likely created by a member of the de Becker family, with the remainder assembled by William or Edith Sebald.

Series Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date of contents.

Box 63 Folder 6

Scrapbook, 1890-1900

Includes clippings of Japanese ordinances pertaining to such topics as foreigners, trade, religion, and firearms, as well as articles pertaining to specific court cases, such as the murder trial of Robert Miller.

Box 87[OS] Folder 1

Oversized Scrapbook, 1901-1913

Includes clippings on Japanese ordinances, such as the Japanese House Tax, as well as articles on specific court cases, such as the trials of F. S. Mayer and F. Herb.

Box 63 Folder 7

Scrapbook, 1925-1946

Newspaper clippings pertaining to Abraham Lincoln's birthday, and the Japanese criminal code. Also includes two unidentified group portraits and several postcards displaying war damage in Japan. Many of the articles are written or translated by Sebald.

Box 64 Folder 1

Scrapbook, 1942-1947, 1957-1974

Newspaper clippings regarding the death of George Atcheson, Japanese reconstruction, accusations of MacArthur rearming Japan, and a 1971 interview with Sebald. Also includes a 1949 graduation program for the University of Maryland.

Box 64 Folder 2

Scrapbook, August 1947 - April 1949

Newspaper clippings concerning Sebald's role in the reconstruction of Japan, the Awa Maru incident, communism in Japan, Japanese police strength, and accusations of the rearmament of Japan.

Box 65 Folder 1

Scrapbook, 1947-1952, 1963-1964

Newspaper clippings pertaining to Sebald's role in the reconstruction of Japan, repatriation of Japanese POWs, trade with Japan, and Soviet involvement in the Allied Council for Japan. Also included are several invitations and a speech by Raymond B. Allen entitled "The Sickness Threatening Civilization."

Box 88[OS] Folder 1

Oversized Scrapbook, 1957-1958

Includes newspaper clippings pertaining to the Sebalds' arrival in Australia, attacks on Sebald by the Leader of the Opposition H.V. Evatt, tours of various parts of Australia, and American-Australian relations. Also included are several photographs.

Box 88[OS] Folder 2

Oversized Scrapbook, 1957-1965

Includes newspaper clippings regarding Sebald's tenure as Ambassador to Australia, the Australian tour of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Sebald's resignation. Also included are photographs of events attended by Sebald, visiting cards, greeting cards, family photographs, and invitations.

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Series 15: PHOTOGRAPHS, 1925-1969 Boxes 65-77, 82[OS], and 83[OS] - 85[OS]

Series Description

Photographic prints, negatives, albums, and slides kept by William J. Sebald.

Series Arrangement

Organized into four sub-series by document type.

Subseries 15a: Prints and Negatives, 1925-1969

Box 65 Folder 2
Aerial Photographs, 1957, undated

Includes a photograph of Freemantle, Australia.

Box 65 Folder 3
Antarctica Trip, 1957

Negatives only.

Box 82[OS] Folder 7
Combat Photographs - Second Battle of the Philippines Sea, 1944

Photographs of damage incurred by Japanese naval vessels.

Box 65 Folder 4
Farewell to General MacArthur, circa 1951

Taken at Haneda Airport, Tokyo, photograph features William Sebald, Vice Admiral Turner Joy, Lt. General George Stratemeyer, and Lt. General Robertson of the Australian Army.

Box 65 Folder 5
Nasu Golf Club, 1946
Box 65 Folder 6
Portraits - Japanese Children Near Chiba, 1946
Box 82[OS] Folder 8
Portraits - Sebald, William J., circa 1922
Box 65 Folder 7
Portraits - Sebald, William J. and Edith, 1925-1955, undated
Box 65 Folder 8
Portraits - Sebald, William J. and Edith (Passport Photographs), 1957
Box 65 Folder 9
Portraits - Unidentified, undated
Box 82[OS] Folder 9
Portraits (Autographed) - American Military Leaders, 1952, undated

Portraits of General Douglas MacArthur and General Matthew Ridgway.

Box 82[OS] Folder 10
Portraits (Autographed) - American Political Leaders, 1955-1961, undated

Portraits of Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles and Dean Rusk; and Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson.

Box 82[OS] Folder 11
Portraits (Autographed) - Foreign Military and Political Leaders, 1954-1956, undated

Portraits of Chiang Kai-Shek, Burmese President Ba U, Burmese Prime Minister U Nu, and Japanese Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida.

Box 65 Folder 10
Portraits (Autographed) - King, Ernest J. (Admiral), 1945
Box 65 Folder 11
Portraits (Autographed) - Magsaysay, Ramon (President of the Philippines), 1954
Box 65 Folder 12
Portraits (Autographed) - Nixon, Richard M. (President), 1969
Box 65 Folder 13
Portraits (Autographed) - Radford, Arthur William (Admiral), 1952
Box 65 Folder 14
Sebald Residence, 1955
Box 82[OS] Folder 12
Tercentenary Parade, 1930

Platoons from U.S.S. Cincinnati, Gilmer, and Fairfax led by Lt. William Sebald in New Bedford.

Box 65 Folder 15-16
Unidentified, circa 1957-1961

Negatives only. Includes images of sailing in Sydney Harbor.

Box 65 Folder 17
Unidentified Event, undated

Event likely held in Japan.

Box 82[OS] Folder 13
United States Naval Academy, (1908), undated

Print of a painting of the Academy.

Subseries 15b: Photograph Albums, 1947-1961

Box 65 Folder 18
The Ryukyu Islands, October 1947

Includes photographs of tombs, burial customs, and historic locations on Okinawa, as well as a historical sketch of Okinawa and an overview of military government operations.

Box 66 Folder 1
Occupation: Tokyo, Japan, January 25 - February 9, 1950

Includes images of MacArthur welcoming John Foster Dulles to Japan, Sebald with his dogs, receptions, and meetings with John Foster Dulles and Shigeru Yoshida, and various Japanese performances.

Box 83[OS] Folder 1
[Burma], July 1952 - January 1953

Includes images of press conferences, the Sebald's cruise aboard the Queen Mary, Sebald's installation as Ambassador to Burma, events with President Ba U and Prime Minister U Nu, tours of various sites (such as Shwedagon Pagoda, schools, villages and military facilities), building dedications, a visit by Admiral Arthur W. Radford, and the Public Affairs Officer Conference.

Box 84[OS] Folder 1
[Burma], February - September 1953

Includes images of a U.S. Navy visit, a farewell party for Edith, a Fourth of July reception, and visits by John D. Rockefeller III, Adlai Stevenson, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Senator William Knowland.

Box 84[OS] Folder 2
[Burma/Deputy Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs Tour of Asia], May 1954 - July 1956

Includes events in Rangoon, Burma; Seoul, South Korea; Taipei, Formosa; and Saigon, Vietnam.

Box 85[OS] Folder 1
Australia, 1957-1960

Includes images of the "Junior Diplomats" visit, the premiere of The Ten Commandments, landscapes of the Australian Capital Territory, a boat tour of Sydney Harbor, chancery construction, Australian-American Association events, 184th anniversary of the founding of the Marine Corps, the embassy residence and staff, Coral Sea Week events, and tours of U.S.S. Halibut and U.S.S. Canberra. Also includes an autographed portrait of Admiral Ernest King.

Box 66 Folder 2
Australia, May 1959 - January 1961

Includes images of Fairy Penguins on Phillips Island, Memorial Day ceremonies, Sebald aboard U.S.S. Halibut (Submarine), Coral Sea Week events, appearances on Meet the Press, meetings with Prime Minister Robert Menzies, Fourth of July ceremonies, and Sebald's dog.

Box 85[OS] Folder 2
[Australia], April - October 1961

Includes images of the Australian Sheepbreeder's Association sheep show, embassy receptions, the junior baseball league championship, the embassy staff, and the presentation of Sebald's First Class Order of the Rising Sun.

Subseries 15c: Photographic Slides (2x2), 1956-1965

Box 66 Folder 3
Slides (Set A1), July 1957 - June 1958

Images of the American Embassy residence, aborigines, and events and landscapes in Perth, Liveringa, Hobart, the Snowy Mountains, and Orpheus Island. Includes the Queen Mother's visit to Australia.

Box 66 Folder 4
Slides (Set A[2]), August - September 1958 and undated

Images of the American Embassy residence, and events and landscapes in Sydney, Kuringai Chase National Park, Bateman's Bay, Civic, Hume Highway, and Mugga Way.

Box 66 Folder 5
Slides (Set BC), September - November 1958 and undated

Images of the Canberra War Memorial, St. John's Church in Canberra, prize bulls in Kambah, Patterson's Curse, Tout's Homestead, wild emus, an asparagus factory in Cowra, and the American Embassy garden.

Box 67 Folder 1
Slides (Set A[3]), March - May 1959

Images of Terrigal, events at the American Embassy residence, a dinner party at the Spinks', Googong, the presentation of Sebald's credentials in Melbourne, and equestrian events in Canberra.

Box 67 Folder 2-3
Slides (Set B), April - July 1959

Images of the Jones' mountain retreat in Djakarta, the Chiefs of Mission Conference in Baguio (Philippines), Sangley Point Naval Station, and Manila. Also included is the Sebald's 1959 home leave, which features images of Pago Pago (American Samoa), Honolulu, Diamond Head, and the home of Jack Russell in Hawaii.

Box 67 Folder 4-5
Slides (Set D), 1958-[1960]

Images of Sydney Harbor, Taronga Park Zoo, Phillip Island, Orpheus Island, the Queenbeyan Show, and the Sebald's cat Spunky. Slides from Taronga Park Zoo and Phillip Island feature various animals, including chimpanzees, koalas, wallabies, kangaroos, and baby penguins.

Box 67 Folder 6
Slides (Set E), 1958-1959

Images of Terrigal, sheep dog trials, Googong, and the American Embassy residence and gardens.

Box 67 Folder 7
Slides (General), April - June 1959

Images of the Sebald's cat Spunky, the American Embassy residence in Canberra, the Women's Lunch at Chen's, Auckland, and Parliament House.

Box 67 Folder 8
Slides (General), June 17 - July 10, 1959

Images of the Sebald's 1959 home leave, including their departure, cruise aboard S.S. Monterey, Auckland (New Zealand), Suva (Fiji), Pago Pago (American Samoa), the home of Herman Phleger, and the Roth Estate in San Mateo.

Box 67 Folder 9
Slides (General), July 10 - August 25, 1959

Images of the Sebald's 1959 home leave, including Pebble Beach, Carmel (California), and St. Sophia Cathedral in Washington DC, as well as events at the Willoughby's home, at General Cramer's house, with Gene and Hilda Gonzalez in Bogota (New Jersey), Hanson and Helen Baldwin in Chappaqua (New York), and George and Martha Parkhurst in South River (Maryland). Also included are images of the Sebald and Willoughby residences as 3604 and 3602 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, DC.

Box 67 Folder 10
Slides (General), August 22 - September 15, 1959

Images from the Sebald's 1959 home leave, including the grounds and noon formation at United States Naval Academy, Gene Gonzalez visiting 3904 Massachusetts Avenue, Bill and Gene Jenkins, various scenes in Baltimore, and the British and Iranian Embassies in Washington, DC.

Box 68 Folder 1
Slides (General), September 23 - October 1959

Images from the Sebald's 1959 home leave, including a party for the Willoughby's, San Francisco, meeting Vice Admiral Riley in Pearl Harbor, the Apex Theater in Washington, 3604 and 3602 Massachusetts Avenue, Ethel Sebald, Eric de Becker, and Charles and Marie Willoughby.

Box 68 Folder 2
Slides (General), October - December 1959

Images of building extensions to the American Embassy, Secretary of Defense Neil McElroy, Congresswoman Marguerite Church, a party for Japanese Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida, Christmas Eve celebrations, a party for General Cabell, and New Year's Eve celebrations.

Box 68 Folder 3
Slides (General), January 1 - March 17, 1960

Images of the American Embassy residence, a luncheon for Bill and Roy Ingersoll, the Embassy garden, travel to the Chiefs of Mission Conference (Sangley Point, San Fernando and the National Memorial Cemetery in the Philippines), and the Chiefs of Mission Conference in Baguio.

Box 68 Folder 4
Slides (General), March 18 - April 17, 1960

Images of the Belgian Embassy in Canberra, the American Embassy garden, construction on the American Chancery, Pini Farm, Australian sheep, the Prime Minister's house, the Snowy Mountains, a party for Ray Hare, and sheep dog trials.

Box 68 Folder 5
Slides (General), April 18 - May 6, 1960

Images of Parliament House, construction on the American Chancery, Anzac Day, and a party for Jack Gordon of General Motors.

Box 68 Folder 6
Slides (General), May 7 - 30, 1960

Images of a tour of U.S.S. Canberra (Cruiser: CA-70), Coral Sea Week, open cut mining in Yallourn (Victoria), and Memorial Day ceremonies. Images from U.S.S. Canberra include missile demonstrations.

Box 68 Folder 7
Slides (General), June [1] - 20, 1960

Images of the American Embassy residence, Sister Margaret Maher, Government House in Brisbane, Adelaide (South Australia), Monkira Station (Queensland), Alexandria Station, and mining at Mount Isa (Queensland).

Box 68 Folder 8
Slides (General), June 20 - 22, 1960

Images from Northwest Territory and Western Australia, including digging for clay bricks in Milingimbi, Brunette Downs, Darwin, school children on Bathurst Island, reforestation efforts and natives on Melville Island, and meatpacking in Wyndham.

Box 68 Folder 9
Slides (General), June 22 - 28, 1960

Images from Western Australia, including school children in Wyndham, ranching in Mount House, Koolan Island, Derby, Yampi Sound, Anna Plains, a solar heating plant in Talgarno, Wittenoom Gorge, and Government House in Perth.

Box 68 Folder 10
Slides (General), June 29 - August, 1960

Images from Western Australia, including Sir Charles and Eve Gairdner in Perth, logging near Manjimup, and Albany. Also images of the Belgian, Israeli, Japanese, and German Embassies in Canberra, Canberra in the snow, the Prime Minister's Lodge garden, the American Embassy garden, and construction at the American chancery.

Box 68 Folder 11
Slides (General), August - December 1960

Images from Australia, including construction on the American Embassy in Canberra, the French Embassy in Canberra, and Australian Senator John Gorton. Also images from Washington, DC, including the residence of the Chief of Naval Operations, the British Embassy, the Iranian Embassy, St. Albans' School, Rock Creek Park, Charles Willoughby, and the National Cathedral.

Box 68 Folder 12
Slides (General), December 1960

Images from Australia, including the American Embassy residence, a party for James Barrington, Christmas Eve Dinner, the American Embassy garden, and the Davis Cup Challenge Round.

Box 68 Folder 13
Slides (General), January 8 - February 18, 1961

Images from Australia, including the American Embassy residence and garden, the Pan-Pacific & SEA Women's Association reception, a dinner for Myron Cowen, Charles and Lady Lloyd-Jones, various foreign embassies in Canberra, construction of the Kings Avenue Bridge in Canberra, a farewell dinner for Indonesian Ambassador Alfian Helmi, and the Prime Minister's XI cricket match.

Box 69 Folder 1
Slides (General), February 22 - March 23, 1961

Images from Australia, including construction of the American Embassy garage, the Bega horse/equestrian show, a dinner for J. Burke Knapp, a dinner for Dutch Ambassador J. G. de Beus, a congressional delegation visit, the New York World's Fair organizers' luncheon, the Woomera missile test range, and a vineyard in Berri.

Box 69 Folder 2
Slides (General), March 23 - April 9, 1961

Images from Australia, including an orange grove in Berri, the Murray River, new wings to the American Chancery, ACT junior baseball, and construction on the Kings Avenue Bridge in Canberra.

Box 69 Folder 3
Slides (General), April 25 - August 1961

Images from Australia, including views of Canberra, Coral Sea Week receptions, Cotter Dam, the Murrimbidgee River, various foreign embassies in Canberra, a visit by Chief Justice Earl Warren, a visit by High Commissioner to Australia Sir William Oliver, and a luncheon for General Pechkoff.

Box 69 Folder 4
Slides (General), August 5 - September 10, 1961

Images from Australia, including a visit by Sister Blunn, a visit by Sister Miller, Prime Minister Robert Menzies, the American Embassy residence, plum and wattle trees in the American Embassy garden, and the junior baseball league trophy presentation.

Box 69 Folder 5
Slides (General), September 17 - October 26, 1961

Images from Australia, including the American Embassy garden, construction of a lake dam in Canberra, and the American Chancery staff. Also images from the Sebald's trip home aboard S.S. Monterey, including stops in Auckland (New Zealand), Suva (Fiji), Pago Pago (American Samoa), and Hilo (Hawaii).

Box 69 Folder 6
Slides (General), 1962

Images from Washington, DC, including 3604 Massachusetts Avenue in winter, 3602 Massachusetts Avenue, trips to the Parkhurst residence in South River (Maryland), the Japan-America Society bazaar, birds feeding at 3604 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington area monuments, Hans Muhlenfeld, a Christmas party, and Hains Point.

Box 69 Folder 7
Slides (General), 1963-1965

Images from the United States, including Sebald in a U.S. Navy uniform, 3604 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington DC, and the Caribbean Gardens in Naples, Florida.

Box 69 Folder 8
Slides (General), undated

Images from Australia, including Canberra, the American Embassy residence, Prime Minister Robert Menzies, and koalas.

Box 69 Folder 9
Slides (Professional) - Australian Views, circa 1959

Includes sets entitled "Views of Taronga Park," "Views of Alice Springs," and "Views of Perth."

Box 69 Folder 10
Slides (Professional) - Hawaiian Girls, undated
Box 69 Folder 11
Slides (Professional) - Washington DC and Baltimore, undated
Box 69 Folder 12
Slides (Professional) - Yallourn, Victoria, 1958-1960

Images of open cut coal mining and a power generating station.

Box 70 Folder 1
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 1: Modern Tokyo, 1956
Box 70 Folder 2
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 2: Reminiscence of Tokyo, 1956
Box 70 Folder 3
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 3: Nikko, 1956
Box 70 Folder 4
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 4: Kamakura & Enoshima, 1956
Box 70 Folder 5
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 5: Hakone, 1956
Box 70 Folder 6
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 6: Fujiyama, 1956
Box 70 Folder 7
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 7: Kyoto, 1956
Box 70 Folder 8
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 8: Nara, 1956
Box 70 Folder 9
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 9: Osaka & Kobe, 1956
Box 70 Folder 10
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 10: Miyajima, 1956
Box 70 Folder 11
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 11: Cherry of Japan, 1956
Box 70 Folder 12
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 12: Festival, 1956
Box 70 Folder 13
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 13: Annual Functions of Japan, 1956
Box 70 Folder 14
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 14: Matsushima & Sendai, 1956
Box 70 Folder 15
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 15: National Park Akan, 1957
Box 70 Folder 16
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 16: Gion Festival in Kyoto, 1956
Box 70 Folder 17
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 17: Japanese Brides, 1957
Box 70 Folder 18
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 18: Girls of Japan, 1956
Box 70 Folder 19
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 19: Seasonal Observance in Japan, 1957
Box 70 Folder 20
Japan Through Color Slides - Work No. 20: Beauty Spots in Japan, 1957
Box 70 Folder 21
Color Slide: How Mikimoto Pearls are Cultured, undated

Subseries 15d: Photographic Slides (Large Format), 1957-1960

Box 71 Items 1-50
Slides (Set A), December 1957; May - June 1958; undated

Images from Australia, including the American Embassy residence in Canberra, Alice Springs, and Queen Elizabeth II's birthday review. Also includes images of Christchurch (New Zealand) and Antarctica.

Box 71 Items 51-100
Slides (Set B), May - June 1958

Images from Australia, including sheep in the Australian Capital Territory, a picnic at the Brazilian Legation, Canberra, the Canberra War Memorial, and Queenbeyan.

Box 72 Items 1-50
Slides (Set C), June 24 - 26, 1958

Images from Papua New Guinea, including natives in Mount Hagen, Port Moresby, and logging in Bulolo.

Box 72 Items 51-100
Slides (Set D), June 17 - 24, 1958

Images from Papua New Guinea, including the Guard of Honor in Port Moresby, the Iduabada Technical Training Center, inspection of the Guard in Rabaul, a Roman Catholic Mission, War Cemetery, and a market in Rabaul.

Box 73 Items 1-100
Slides (Set E), July - September 1958; January 1959

Images from Australia, including views of Canberra, the Canberra War Memorial, St. John's Church, the Murrimbidgee River, the American Embassy residence, Bennet's Station, and a senior staff luncheon.

Box 74 Items 1-100
Slides (Set F), October 1958 - February 1959

Images from Australia, including Young (New South Wales), Patterson's Curse, a cattle sale in Peak Hill, marking sheep at Haddon Rig, asparagus fields in Cowra, Melbourne Cup Day, the Melbourne Botanical Garden, the American Embassy residence, and a luncheon for the Rogers Congressional delegation.

Box 75 Items 1-100
Slides (Set G), November 1958 - February 1959

Images from Australia, including Phillip Island, a trip around Sydney Harbor, Christmas Eve in at the residence in Canberra, the graduation parade at the Royal Military Academy at Duntroon, and the Davis Cup Challenge Round in Brisbane.

Box 76 Items 1-100
Slides (Set H), February - May 1959

Images from Australia, including Adelaide, the Canberra Dog Show, chancery construction, a visit by the Canadian High Commissioner Terence MacDermot, sheep dog trials, and the American Embassy residence.

Box 77 Items 1-14
Slides - New Guinea Trip, June 18-24, 1958

Images of natives in Mount Hagen and the inspection of the Honor Guard in Port Moresby. Slides received by Sebald from Ed Mann. See also Sets C and D, Box 72.

Box 77 Items 15-31
Slides - General, March 1959-May 1960

Images from Australia, including construction on the American Chancery (May 1960), an anniversary dinner (May 14, 1960), the Ingersoll luncheon (February 25, 1960), and the American Embassy residence (March 1959).

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Series 16: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, 1957-1978 Boxes 78-81

Series Description

Audiovisual recordings of television programs, movie news clips, interviews, a speech by Sebald, and a cartoon. The recordings pertain largely to Sebald's appointment as American Ambassador to Australia, Sebald's career as a diplomat, and postwar Japan. Included in the series are audio cassettes, motion picture film, compact discs (CDs), and DVDs.

Among the recordings are films from Australian Movietone News and a copy of Walt Disney's Gulliver Mickey.

Series Arrangement

Arranged into two subseries according to use restrictions.

Subseries 16a: Audiovisual Originals, 1957-1978

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged into two sequences by format.

Box 78 Folder 1
Audio Cassettes - Interview with Takafusa Nakamura Regarding Japan in 1948, undated
Box 78 Folder 2-4
Audio Cassettes - Nihon No Sengo [Post War Japan], 1977-1978

Audio from NHK-TV's production on post war Japan, in the Japanese language.

Box 79 Folder 1-2
Motion Picture Film (16mm) - Australian Movietone News: U.S. Ambassador, circa 1957

News footage of Ambassador Sebald's speech upon his arrival in Australia and the presentation of his credentials as Ambassador.

Box 79 Folder 3
Motion Picture Film Canister - Australian Movietone News: U.S. Ambassador, circa 1957
Box 80 Folder 1
Motion Picture Film (8mm) - Gulliver Mickey (1934), undated
Box 80 Folder 2
Motion Picture Film (16mm) - TV News of the Week: Ambassador Sebald Interview, circa 1957

Interview with William and Edith Sebald regarding Sebald's appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Australia.

Subseries 16b: Use Copies, 1957-1978

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged into two sequences by format.

Box 81 Folder 1
Audio - Interview with Takafusa Nakamura Regarding Japan in 1948, undated
Box 81 Folder 2-5
Audio - Nihon No Sengo [Post War Japan], 1977-1978
Box 81 Folder 6
Video - Australian Movietone News: U.S. Ambassador, circa 1957
Box 81 Folder 7
Video - TV News of the Week: Ambassador Sebald Interview, circa 1957

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Series 17: REALIA, 1928-1974 Boxes 81, 89[OS] - 94[OS], MSOS, MSXOS, and Open Stacks

Series Description

Medals, swords, plaques, and other three-dimensional objects kept by Sebald and his wife.

Series Arrangement

Organized into four sub-series by item type.

Subseries 17a: Medals, 1928-1974

Subseries Description

Medals, military decorations, and commemorative medallions owned by Sebald. Among the medals are Sebald's Legion of Merit, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, World War I Victory Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and Naval Academy Boxing Championship Medals, as well as various classes of the Imperial Order of the Rising Sun, Order of the Golden Kite, and Order of the Sacred Treasure. Commemorative medals include commemorations of the coronation of the Showa Emperor, the Bicentennial of the United States Navy, and the Wonders of the Ancient World. Also included in the sub-series are ribbons, guidebooks, and lacquer boxes.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged into three categories by medal type or country of origin (General, Japan, and United States).

Box 81 Folder 8
General Medals - The Franklin Mint Bicentennial History of the United States Navy, 1974

Guidebook and commemorative ribbon only.

Box 81 Folder 9
General Medals - Encyclopedia Britannica Wonders of Mankind, 1971
Box 89[OS] Folder 1
General Medals - Knight Commander of the Court of Honor (Scottish Rite of Freemasonry), undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 2
General Medals - Masonic Lodge 498, Kobe, Japan Commemorative Medal, 1970
Box 89[OS] Folder 3
General Medals - Navy Athletic Association Featherweight Boxing Champion, 1921
Box 89[OS] Folder 4
General Medals - Navy Athletic Association Featherweight Boxing Champion, 1922
Box 81 Folder 10
Japanese Medals - Collection of Japanese Decorations, undated

Typescript description of Japanese decorations and rules for the wearing thereof.

Box 89[OS] Folder 5
Japanese Medals - Coronation of the Showa Emperor Commemoration Medal, [1928]
Box 89[OS] Folder 6
Japanese Medals - Imperial Order of the Rising Sun: Fourth Class, undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 7
Japanese Medals - Imperial Order of the Rising Sun: Sixth Class, undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 8
Japanese Medals - Imperial Order of the Rising Sun: Seventh Class, undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 9
Japanese Medals - Imperial Order of the Rising Sun: Eighth Class, undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 10
Japanese Medals - Order of the Golden Kite: Third Class, undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 11
Japanese Medals - Order of the Golden Kite: Fifth Class, undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 12
Japanese Medals - Order of the Golden Kite: Sixth Class, undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 13
Japanese Medals - Order of the Golden Kite: Seventh Class, undated
Box 89[OS] Folder 14-15
Japanese Medals - Order of the Sacred Treasure: Second Class, undated

Includes an octagonal black lacquer box.

Box 89[OS] Folder 16-17
Japanese Medals - Order of the Sacred Treasure: Fourth Class, undated

Includes a rectangular black lacquer box.

Box 89[OS] Folder 18
Japanese Medals - Order of the Sacred Treasure: Fifth Class, undated

Includes a rectangular black lacquer box.

Box 89[OS] Folder 19
Japanese Medals - Order of the Sacred Treasure: Sixth Class, undated

Includes a rectangular black lacquer box.

Box 89[OS] Folder 20
Japanese Medals - Order of the Sacred Treasure: Seventh Class, undated

Includes a rectangular black lacquer box.

Box 89[OS] Folder 21-22
Japanese Medals - Order of the Sacred Treasure: Eighth Class, undated

Includes a rectangular black lacquer box.

Box 90[OS] Folder 1
Japanese Medals - Imperial Order of the Rising Sun: Third Class, undated
Box 90[OS] Folder 2
Japanese Medals - Order of the Sacred Treasure: [Third Class], undated
Box 91[OS] Folder 1
Japanese Medals - Imperial Order of the Rising Sun: First Class, undated

Includes a rectangular black lacquer box.

Box 91[OS] Folder 2-3
Japanese Medals - Order of the Sacred Treasure: First Class, undated

Includes a rectangular black lacquer box.

Box 92[OS] Folder 1
United States Military Medals - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, circa 1945
Box 92[OS] Folder 2
United States Military Medals - Legion of Merit, 1945
Box 92[OS] Folder 3
United States Military Medals - World War I Victory Medal and World War II Victory Medal, circa 1919 and 1945
Box 92[OS] Folder 4
United States Military Medals - World War II Victory Medal, circa 1945
Box 92[OS] Folder 5
United States Military Medals - Ribbons and Miniatures, circa 1945

Includes the ribbons for Sebald's U.S. Military decorations, as well as miniatures of his Legion of Merit, World War I Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and Navy Occupation Service Medal. Also includes a miniature of the Imperial Order of the Rising Sun.

Subseries 17b: General, 1942-1956

Subseries Description

Miscellaneous objects kept by Sebald, including a key to the City of Seoul, a decorative wooden box given to Sebald by Burmese President Ba U, a set of Chinese/Japanese character flashcards, a popup style camera viewfinder, Sebald's World War II dog tags, and a pair of calligraphy ink sticks.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by item type.

Box 93[OS] Folder 1
Chinese-Japanese Characters, undated

Boxed set of Chinese-Japanese character flash cards.

Box 93[OS] Folder 2
Identification Tag, 1942

Sebald's World War II Naval Reserve dog tag.

Box 93[OS] Folder 3
Ink Sticks, undated

Two solid calligraphy ink stinks bearing Chinese/Japanese characters.

Box 93[OS] Folder 4
Key to the Special City of Seoul, 1956

Presented to Sebald by Seoul Mayor Tai Sun Kim on June 4, 1956.

Box 93[OS] Folder 5
Viewfinder, undated

Popup Nippon Kogaku (Nikon) camera viewfinder with case.

Box 93[OS] Folder 6
Wooden Box, 1954

Presented to Sebald by President Ba U of Burma on June 21, 1954.

Subseries 17c: Plaques and Certificates, undated

Subseries Description

Three plaques and three certificates presented to Sebald by military organizations, civic organizations, and foreign governments. In addition to a plaque of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1922 class crest, plaque donors include the Commander, Cruiser Force Atlantic Fleet and Commander Submarine Force Pacific Fleet. The certificates include a certificate of bestowal for the Imperial Order of the Rising Sun First Class, a certificate honoring Sebald's contributions to the U.S. Educational Commission in Japan, and an unidentified, rolled certificate.

Two of the certificates are in the Japanese language.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged into two groups by document type.

Box 94[OS] Folder 1
Plaque - Commander Cruiser Force: Atlantic Fleet, undated
Box 94[OS] Folder 2
Plaque - COMSUBPAC, undated
Box 94[OS] Folder 3
Plaque - United States Naval Academy Class of 1922 Crest, undated
Box MSOS Folder 1
Certificates, undated

- Imperial Order of the Rising Sun: First Class with Grand Cordon

Box MSXOS Folder 1
Certificate - unidentified (rolled), undated

Subseries 17d: Swords, undated

Subseries Description

Weaponry and related accessories of Japanese, or other East Asian origin. Included in the sub-series are seven swords, a spear, a lacquered sword stand, and a sword storage box. The various swords feature sheaths of lacquered wood, un-lacquered wood, or metal, while the spear features an un-lacquered wooden sheath styled as a feather.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged by item type.

Box MSXOS Item 2
Japanese Sword, undated

Full length Japanese sword, possibly dating from the mid 19th Century. Sword features a black lacquered saya (scabbard) with a silk sageo (cord), an iron tsuba (guard) with gold inlay and cloud patterns, and fuchi and kashira of bronze with gold inlay.

Box MSXOS Item 3
Japanese Sword, undated

Full length Japanese sword, possibly dating from the mid 19th century. Sword features a green metallic lacquered saya (scabbard) with powdered shell in suspension, fuchi and kashira of gold inlaid bamboo leaves, an iron tsuba (guard) decorated with puppies and inlay of gold, silver, and copper, and menuki of gilt bronze bamboo shoot.

Box MSXOS Item 4
Japanese Sword, undated

Tanto (short sword), possibly dating from the 18th Century. Sword features a saya (scabbard) emblazoned with family crests, a white ray skin handle, and a blade incised with the image of the Chinese hero Shoki.

Box MSXOS Item 5
Japanese Sword, undated

Tanto (short sword), possibly dating from the 19th Century. Sword features a black lacquered saya (scabbard) decorated with roundels depicting flowers of the four seasons (chrysanthemum, bamboo, cherry, and iris).

Box MSXOS Item 6
Sword, undated

Long sword featuring a metal scabbard and a red tie cord.

Box MSXOS Item 7
Sword, undated

Long sword featuring an orange wooden scabbard.

Box MSXOS Item 8
Sword, undated

Long sword featuring a wooden scabbard and a green tie cord.

Box MSXOS Item 9
Japanese Spear, undated

Yari featuring a feather shaped scabbard. Blade is etched with Japanese characters translating to "Shrine #8"

Box MSXOS Item 10
Sword Storage Box, undated
Box Stacks Item 1
Japanese Sword Stand, undated
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