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T. A. Bisson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0054

Scope and Contents

Papers of a scholar in international relations of the Far East. Included are correspondence, Yenan (1937) records, photographs, newspaper clippings, books collected by Bisson, and reprints of his works.


  • Creation: 1928-1980


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Thomas Arthur Bisson was born in New York, New York in 1900. He received a B.A. in history at Rutgers University in 1923 and an M.A. in the teaching of history at Teachers College, Columbia University in 1924. He taught at the University of California in Berkeley, the Western College for Women in Oxford, Ohio, and Renison College at the University of Waterloo. He published works on the international relations of the Far East, the history and civilization of Japan and China, and the United States Far Eastern policy. He died in 1979.


6 linear feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials


Guide to the T. A. Bisson Papers
Box And Folder List Available
Richard Robey
February 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States