George L. Harris Memoir

MC 2387

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Harris, George L. (George Lawrence), 1910-2011
Title
George L. Harris Memoir
Inclusive Dates
1987
Identification
MC 2387
Extent
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

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Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The George L. Harris Memoir was donated to the Special Collections Department by Anne Carpenter of Washington, D. C. on November 18, 1998. Carpenter is a former staff member for the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in May 2019.

Preferred Form of Citation

George L. Harris Memoir (MC 2387), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

George L. Harris (1910-2011) served as Executive Secretary for the binational Fulbright Foundation in China, from 1947-1949. He later served as Public Affairs Officer for the U. S. State Department's Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, and then on the faculty of the American University in Washington, D. C. from 1954-1981.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a copy of a memoir written by George L. Harris about his experience as Executive Secretary for the binational Fulbright Foundation in China from 1947-1949, "An Experience in Administration under Stress in a Bi-National Organization in China," as well as a brief biographical note about Harris. The memoir was initially written by Harris in response to a call from Dr. Richard T. Arndt for an essay for The Fulbright Difference, 1942-1992, although Harris' contribution was not ultimately included.

Related Materials

For other related collections, see the Archives on International Education and Cultural Exchange topic guide.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Student exchange programs

U.S.-China Fulbright Program

    Detailed Description of the Collection

    The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Section MC 2387 Folder 1

    George L. Harris memoir, "An Experience in Administration under Stress in a Bi-National Organization in China", 1987

    END OF COLLECTION

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