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F. Hilary Conroy Papers
1945-1989

UPT 50 C754

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Prepared by Kaiyi Chen

1998

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PROVENANCE

The collection was transferred to the University Archives with the records of the History Department in 1995. 

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Francis Hilary Conroy was born in Bloomington, Illinois, in 1919. He received his B.S. from the Northwestern University in 1941, his AM in 1942 and Ph.D. in 1949 both from the University of California. He began his career as a Lecturer of Far Eastern history at the University of California for two years before he was appointed to the history faculty of the University of Pennsylvania in 1951. He was promoted to full Professor in 1965. His publications include The Japanese frontier in Hawaii, 1868-1898 (1953), The Japanese seizure of Korea, 1868-1910: a study of realism and idealism in international relations (1960), China and Japan: search for balance since World War I (co-edited with Alvin D. Coox, 1978), and America views China: American images of China then and now (co- edited with Jonathan Goldstein and Jerry Israel, 1991). Conroy retired in 1990 and was elected Professor Emeritus of Penn. 

 

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SCOPE AND CONTENT

The papers of F. Hilary Conroy consist of correspondence, 1966-1989, recommendations, 1950-1986, student grades report, student papers, and syllabi of courses he taught at Penn. 

 

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CONTROLLED ACCESS HEADINGS

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Pennsylvania. School of Arts and Sciences.

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States--Foreign Relations--Study and teaching.
  • United States--History--Study and teaching.

Occupation(s)

  • Historians--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.

Subject(s)

  • History--Study and teaching--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.

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INVENTORY

 

General file 

Box

Folder

American Historical Association meetings, 1986-1987 

1

1

American Images of China, Introduction, etc. [1988] 

1

2

American images of China discussion, 1978 

1

3

Asian magazines and news clippings, 1988-1989 

1

4

Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies 

1985 

1

5

Correspondence and minutes, 1985-1988 

1

6

Bibliography, Index cards 

1

7

Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS), 1968-1969 

1

8

Committee on Afro-American Studies and Black history, 1968-1971 

1

9

Conference on Peace Research in History, 1963 

1

10

Correspondence 

1966-1985 

1

11

1985-1988 

1

12

1989 

1

13

East and Southeast Asian Graduate Students Society, 1983 

1

14

East Asian Studies Committee (East Asian Studies Group), 1969-1985 

1

15

Faculty Seminar on Social and Cultural Change, 1965 

1

16

History, undergraduate and General Honors Program, 1959-1979 

1

17

"How Can we Evaluate Communist China's Economic Development Performance?" by Ramon H. Myers, Comments, 1986 

1

18

International Program at Penn, Information package, 1981 

1

19

International Relations, Graduate Program, 1978-1986 

1

20

Jacob, Philip E., 1962 

1

21

King, Joanmargaret P., 1977-1978 

1

22

March 4th Program, 1969 

1

23

Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies, Executive Committee/Advisory Council, 1984 

1

24

New Tides in the Pacific, Introduction and conclusion, draft, n.d. 

1

25

Ozaki/Sorge correspondence, 1989 

1

26

Phi Beta Kappa, 1987 

1

27

Recommendations [files closed] 

Reference material 

Articles on Japan 

1

30

Asahi Sampler, 1984 

2

1

Asian journals, miscellaneous, 1961 

2

2

Korean periodicals, 1959, 1963 

2

3

Office of Strategic Services, Names of Japanese Areas, 1945 

2

4

Papers on China, 1969-1970 

2

5

Student grades report [files closed] 

Student papers 

Alitto, Guy, "The Conservative as Sage," 1973 

2

17

Bagish, Martin, "The Kokugaku School: a Link to the Restoration," [after 1968 

2

18

Chia, Ting-shih, "The Sources of the Chinese Concept of Social Order," 1969 

2

19

Choi, Kyung Ju, "New U.S. China Diplomacy," 1974 

2

20

Garay, Ena, "A Comparison between the Korean Decision and the Cuban Missile Crisis," 1978 

2

21

Heller, Maurice, "National Policy and the Japanese Oil Industry," 1979 

2

22

Klein, David, "Great Britain and the Chinese Revolutionary Movement," n.d. 

2

23

Mariano, Julie D., "Manila in the Nineteenth Century Historical Background," 1975 

2

24

Murray, Laura K., "New World Food Crops in China," 1985 (dissertation draft) 

2

25

Nadolski, A. Thomas, "The Domestic Implications of Japanese Nationalism," 1970 

2

26

Patterson, Jeannette W., "China's Survival in the Boxer Era, " n.d. 

2

27

Patterson, Wayne, "Korean Immigration to Hawaii: Some Causes and Consequences, " 1975 

2

28

Probasco, Herb A., "Japanese and Filipino Labor Unions and the 1920 Plantation Strike in Hawaii," 1965 

2

29

Rhee, Hen-dong, "The Kabjin Reform Movement," 1979 

2

30

Rozanski, Morty, "Reinsch, Crane, Millard and Powell: Press and Politics in China after World War I," [1982] 

2

31

Shao, Hsi-ping, "The Failure of Tuan Ch'i-Jui's Goal of National Unification," 1975 

2

32

Solomon, "The American Labor Movement and the Far East," n.d. 

2

33

Takemoto, Toru, bibliography, 1977 

2

34

Van de Walle, Nicolas, "The Partition of Korea, 195-1948," 1979 

2

35

Weland, James E., "The Dutiful Insubordinates: the 'China Experts' in the Making of Manchukuo," 1974 

2

36

Wolpert, Dorothy, "Wang Mang, Wang An-Shih, and Economic Reform in China," 1957 

2

37

Yun, Tay, "ASEAN: Problems of Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia," 1978 

2

38

Zoll, Amy, "Chinatown: its development in America," 1975 

2

39

Syllabi 

History 2a, 16, 300, 593, 595 

2

40

History 2A-2B 

2

41

History 192 

2

42

History 192b-TV, "History of the Far East," 1962 

2

43

History 193 

2

44

History 593 

2

45

History 692 

2

46

War or Peace: 1976 Project, 1974-1976 

2

47

Windows, newsletter, 1985-1986 

2

48

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