Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger

curriculum vitae (12 December 1945)

Transcribed from:
Papers written during World War II : 1942-1946 : [personal file on the Far East, consists of miscellaneous papers, letters and paperclippings, etc.] / [gathered together and bound by Paul M.A. Linebarger]. Vol. 5 [call number: Qcea-168-3], leaves 1691-1696
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Propaganda Branch G-2 WDGS
The Pentagon (2 C 719)
Washington 25, D.C.
12 December 1945
Dr. Halford Hoskins
School of Advanced International Studies
1906 Florida Avenue, n.w.
Washington D.C.

Dear Dr. Hoskins,

    There are enclosed copies of my "Educational Record," "Employment Record," "Travel, Residence and Personal Affairs," and "Books Published" which I promised you.

    I shall look forward to further conversations with you on the subject of my status in the school.

    Let me state, again, our conversation on Monday is something which I shall always esteem as the highest profesional compliment which I could receive.

Yours sincerely,

Paul M.A. Linebarger
Major, GSC


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Linebarger, Paul M.A.

EMPLOYMENT RECORD

1930-1936
Private secretary to the Legal Advisor, National Government of China
(My father, Judge Paul Linebarger, was Legal Advisor. I was his employeee, not the Chinese government's. My duties were half-time or lesss while I went to school. Most of it was routine office work and ghostwriting, though I occasionally helped in negotiations with Chinese, Japanese, and other officials, from the Generalissimo down.)
1936-1937
Instructor in Government and Tutor in the Division of History, Government and Economics, Harvard University
1937-1938
Instructor in Political Science, Duke University
1938-1945
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Duke University
1942
Chief, Far Eastern Section, Psychological Warfare Branch, Operations Group, Military Intelligence Service, War Department (February to August)
1942
Chief, Far Eastern Section, Operations Planning and Intelligence Board, Overseas Branch, Office of War Information (August to November)
1942
2nd Lt., AUS (MIS, Washington)
(Detailed to work under instructions of Mr. Grew.)
1943
1st Lt., AUS (Transferred overseas to G-2, CBI [later China Theater], where I fulfilled liaison, research, and intelligence functions in the commands of Generals Stilwell and Wedemeyer.)
1944
Capt., AUS
1945
Major, AUS (Currently acting as Chief, Far Eastern Section, Propaganda Branch, War Department General Staff G-2)
1945
Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University (promoted in absentia)
1945
Staff Member, School of Advanced International Studies (one Far East course)

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Linebarger, Paul M.A.

TRAVEL, RESIDENCE, AND PERSONAL AFFAIRS

1913
born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, son of Paul Myron Wentworth Linebarger (1871-1939), who was U.S. Judge, 7th District, Philippine Islands 1901-1907, counsel to Dr. Sun Yat-sen and the Chinese Nationalist movement 1907-1930, and Legal Advisor to the National Government of China, 1930-1937
1919
from Mississippi to Shanghai, thence to Honolulu
1920
Honolulu to San Diego to Shanghai by way of Japan
1920-1922
resided in Shanghai
1922
from Shanghai to Baden-Baden by way of Singapore, Columbo, Suez, Marseilles, short residence on Riviera, Hamburg, Berlin
1922-1924
resided in Baden-Baden with short trips to Oberammergau, Zurich, Basel, Bern, Paris, Stuttgart and other localities
1924
from Germany to Washington D.C. with stopover in Paris and London
1924-1926
resided in Washington D.C.
1926
from Washington to Shanghai by way of Yellowstone, Seattle, Yokohama, Tsingtao, Dairen
1926
resided in Shanghai, half-year or more
1926
to Long Beach, California by way of Japan (long stopover in Inland Sea area: Kobe, Shidzuoka, etc.)
1927
from California to Washington D.C. with summer at my maternal grandparents' home in southwestern Missouri
1927-1930
Washington D.C.
1930
from Washington to Nanking, by way of Takoma, Japan, and Shanghai; visited Hongkong, Canton, Macao, Philippines
1930
sent on errand concerning proposed Sino-American silver loan to Manchuria, interviewing Chang Hsueh-liang in Mukden
1930
from Nanking to Peiping for school
1931
from Peiping to Washington by way of Mukden and Korea; stayed in Tokyo to visit Japanese officials on Chinese government bsuiness [sic]
1931-1933
resided in Washington, commuting to Baltimore
1933
Washington to Oxford, England
1933
travel in Germany during Nazi rise to power, in Baltic States,

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Linebarger, Paul M.A.
TRAVEL ETC. (2)
U.S.S. (Leningrad, Moscow, Kharkov, Rostov, Dneprostroi, Kiev), Loross Poland, Vienna, Berlin, Paris
1933-1936
residence in Washington, commuting to Baltimore; one summer in Chicago; motor travel to twenty states; married in 1936
1936-1937
residence in Cambridge, Massachuetts[sic]; summer in Ann Arbor, Michigan
1937-1940
residence in Durham, North Carolina; travel within U.S. and Canada only
1940
trip through the Sino-Japanese Conflict to Chungking by way of Vancouver, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hongking[sic]; summer in Chungking through the raiding season, including the great fire of Chungking 19-2 in 19 and 20 August ; travel in Free China by foot, ricsha, sedan chair, barge, truck, bus, and plane; thereafter visit to Occupied China, including the puppet leaders at Nanking, whom I saw within a fortnight of seeing General Chiang Kai-shek; thence to Tokyo and back to North Carolina
1940-1941
residence in North Carolina, with summer in Cuba (Habana; Trinidad de Cuba)
1942-1943
residence in Washington D.C.; daughter born 1942
1943
military travel from Washington to Chungking by way of California, New Zealand, Australia, Sind and across India to Assam by rail, over the Hump, duty and Kunming, thence Chungking
1944
on duty in Chungking; flight to Communist headquarters at Yenan, and to Sian
1945
flight from Chungking to Washington by way of Kunming, Chabua, Lalmonrhat, Agra, Karachi, Abaddan, Cairo, Tripoli, Casablanca
1945
residence in Washington D.C.

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Linebarger, Paul M.A.

BOOKS PUBLISHED

The Political Doctrines of Sun Yat-sen: An Exposition of the San Min Chu I, The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1937

Government in Republican China, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1938

The China of Chiang Kai-shek, World Peace Foundation, Boston, 1941;
   2nd edition, 1943


Articles published in
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science; leaflet form, in English and in Chinese; other journals, including the lamentable Amerasia

Written work includes
Army gazetteer of China (largest since the 18th century) under my editorship, circulated in microfilm;
paper work on almost all propaganda policy levels of the U.S. and Combined authorities;
ghost-writing for prominent government spokesmen;
military reports.
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Linebarger, Paul M.A.

EDUCATIONAL RECORD

1919
Shanghai Municipal School
1919
Punaho Academy, Honolulu
1920-1922
British Cathedral School, Shanghai
1922-1923
Tutors and Staedtische Volksschule, Baden-Baden
1923-1924
Oberrealschule, Baden-Baden
1924-1925
Tutors and Force Elementary School, Washington, D.C.
1925
Woodward School, Washington, D.C.
Graduate, 1925

1925-1926
Central High School, Washington D.C.
1926
Kaiser Wilhelmsschule, Shanghai
1927
Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, California
1927-1928
Central High School, Washington, D.C.
Graduate, 1928

1928-1930
George Washington University, Washington D.C.
1930
University of Nanking, Nanking, China
1930-1931
North China Language School and Tutors, Peiping
1931-1933
George Washington University, Washington D.C.
A. B., 1933

1932-1933
George Washington University, Washington D.C.
1933
Oxford University, Oxford (auditor and research)
1933
American University (summer), Washington, D.C.
1935
University of Chicago, Chicago (summer)
1933-1936
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
A. M., 1935
Ph. D., 1936

1936-1937
Harvard-Yenching Institute (post-doctoral auditor), Cambridge
1937
University of Michigan (intensive Chinese language course)
1937
University of Michigan (auditor, advanced Chinese course)


SOCIETIES

Phi Beta Kappa
American Political Science Association
American Academy of Political and Social Science
Southern Political Science Assocition
American Council, Institute of Pacific Relations
Reserve Officers Association

Linebarger papers held by the Hitotsubashi University Library