Frederick M. Harris Collection
Frederick M. Harris served as as a lieutenant with the 15th Infantry Regiment in Tientsin, China, in the 1920s. Among his superiors were then-Lieutenant Colonel George C. Marshall and then-Major Joseph W. Stillwell.
The collection contains correspondence (1961-1967), typescripts of articles, and publications concerning his service in China. Harris later described his China experiences in three articles that mention Marshall and Stillwell. Other items in the collection is a memoir by Charles G. Finney, The Old China Hands, describing his service with the 15th Infantry; Edwin Forrest Harding’s book of poems, including one by Marshall, and the 15th Infantry’s Snapshots of China, a book of reproduced photographs.