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Carl Neprud Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2002.50

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Scope and Contents

Approximately fifty record storage boxes of Carl Neprud (1889-1976), U.S. government official, consultant in the Far East, personal and professional papers relating to his years in China primarily from the mid 1920s through the 1940s. Includes some material on the Nixon era.


  • Creation: 1920-1976
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1920-1955

Language of Materials

English Chinese

Conditions Governing Access:

Consult a staff member. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Carl Neprud was born in Coon Valley, Wisconsin December 24, 1889. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1912 and received a master’sdegree in 1927. He married Josephine Ladner Hutchison in 1923 and they had 3 daughters. He served with the Chinese customs service from 1914-1947 in various capacities. Appointed to E. C. A. Mission to Austria, October 1951. Caught in Hongkong when Jparnese attacked but was repatriated. He died October 1976.

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50.00 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Part or all of this collection is stored offsite. Consult a staff member for assistance.

Acquisition Information:


Guide to the Carl Neprud Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository