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July 12, 2013

Finding Aids Posted Online

New Finding Aids Posted Online

Finding aids to the collections described below are now available through the Online Archive of California.

Ernest Wilson Riggs papers, 1915–44
These memoirs and correspondence concern Turkish atrocities against Armenians in 1915, the expulsion of Americans from Turkey in 1920–21, Turkish-American relations, and conditions in Greece during World War II. Riggs was the president of Euphrates College in Harput, Turkey, from 1910 to 1921 and the director of child welfare for Near East Relief from 1920 to 1921.

Huang Renlin papers, 1943–81
Huang, a major general in the Nationalist Chinese army, was director general of the War Area Service Corps during World War II and commander of the Combined Service Forces into the 1950s. His memoirs, speeches, and photographs relate to the Nationalist Chinese movement, China during World War II, and Taiwan in the postwar period.

San Diego Aerospace Museum collection, ca. 1860–1945
These photographs and postcards, relating chiefly to US participation in World Wars I and II, were collected by the San Diego Aerospace Museum.  

Howard A. Reed papers, 1909–2000
As an American historian and educator, Reed’s papers relate to promoting international education and Middle Eastern area studies in the United State and the activities of the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations in promoting education for peace. The collection includes correspondence, curricular material, and printed matter.

Socialist Workers Party records, 1928–91
An addition to this collection consists primarily of indexes of Socialist Workers Party serials.

Pathfinder Press publications, 1922–2003
An addition to the records of this publishing house affiliated with the Socialist Workers Party contains drafts, translations, and printed matter created since 1993.