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Records of the Department of State Relating to the Internal Affairs of Korea (Chosen), 1910-1929


Title:  Records of the Department of State Relating to the Internal Affairs of Korea (Chosen), 1910-1929

Location:  Jerome Library Main Microforms; film DS 916.7 .R423

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfilm; 9 reels

Publisher:  Scholarly Resources

Content Description:  Reproductions of documents from the U.S. Department of State Decimal Files about the internal affairs of Korea from 1910 to 1929. Korea was annexed by Japan in a treaty dated August 29, 1910 and was called Chosen during this time period. Some of the documents concern Japanese governance of Korea, or Chosen, and reactions to this.

Most documents in this collection are instructions to and despatches from U.S. diplomatic and consular staff. Other documents include reports and memoranda prepared by the staff of the State Department and correspondence between members of the U.S. State Department and other U.S. government agencies or foreign governments. These documents cover Korean politics, economy, military, social and other internal matters.

Language(s):  English

Arrangement:  By the decimal numbering system used to classify these papers. See the guide below for details.

Index/Bibliography:  

1) The first reel of the collection includes copies of the lists of documents in the collection.

2) Records of the Department of State Relating to the Internal Affairs of Korea (Chosen), 1910-1929: [guide] (REF DS 916.7 .R43) This guide provides a general index to the documents in this collection.


Subject Categories:  History; Political Science

Keywords:  korea, chosen, politics, economy, military, society, culture

Time Period:  20th Century