Willard Dickerman Straight papers,
Dickerman, Straight 1880-1918.
28 cubic ft.
Correspondence, photographs, reports, diaries,
Microfilmed papers of Willard D. Straight consist of personal
and official correspondence, both original and typescript copies, and reports chiefly
concerning his association with the Chinese Imperial Customs Service (1902-04).
Documented is his employment with Reuters during the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05); with
the United States Department of State in Korea and Manchuria (1904-09); and with Edward
H. Harriman, Jacob H. Schiff, and J.P. Morgan and Company (1904-09).
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell