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Francis Willoughby Frost papers and photographs

Call Number: GEN MSS 1733
Content Description

Correspondence, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, and others papers compiled by Francis Willoughby Frost relating primarily to travel while accompanying United States Secretary of War William Howard Taft on a 1905 diplomatic mission resulting in the Taft-Katsura Agreement. Locations visited include Manila, Philippines, and Tokyo, Japan.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Francis Willoughby Frost Papers and Photographs is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Eric C. Besch, 2012.


Arranged into two series: I. Papers, 1899-1915. II. Photographs, Postcards, and Scrapbooks, 1878-1919.

Majority of material found in 1905
5.58 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Related Names
Besch, Eric C.
Frost, Francis Willoughby, 1876-1935
Language of Materials