Philip K. Crowe papers, 1800-1981


This collection has:

52.40 cubic ft., 36 digital objects

Philip K. Crowe, an American diplomat, conservationist, and author was a trustee of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Crowe began his diplomatic career in 1948 as the American special representative of the Economic Administration in China; he later served as United States Ambassador to Ceylon, now Sri Lanka and then as the United States delegate to the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. Following his term as Ambassador to Ceylon, Crowe served as the special assistant to Secretary of State John Foster Dulles from 1957 to 1959. Following his term as United States Ambassador to the Union of South Africa, from 1959 to 1961, Crowe, an avid conservationist, led six Wildlife Missions during the 1960's for the World Wildlife Fund. Crowe served as director of the World Wildlife Fund and as a member of the advisory council of the African Wildlife Leadership Foundation. Crowe wrote six books on nature and wildlife.

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