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Scrapbook: CIA Stationed in Sapporo, then Tokyo 2 more years

 File — Box: DC2275

Collection Statement

From the Collection:

The collection includes five series which are a reflection of Klauser's background, life and career which led him to a close relationship with Japan throughout most of his life. The collection contains photographs, documents, speeches, articles and artifacts regarding his travels, occupation, social life, etc. which may be interesting for students studying the culture, history, philosophy and business operations of Japan and its people. The materials cover Klauser's WWII Japanese language training; his participation in the Army of Occupation; in academia; in the CIA; and in five U.S. international companies and one large Japanese trading company as the first foreign executive given decision and policy-making authority. Series I consists of Biographical Information, Education materials and General Files of Arthur "Bud" Klauser. This series includes writings pertaining to course work (all other writings are found in series II) and related material to his years spent at DePauw University, University of Michigan, Yale and Harvard. Series II consists of Speeches, Writings and Presentations done by or about Klauser throughout his life. Series III is material from Bud's employment with the CIA, Vicks Chemical Co., Royal Crown Cola, AMF, Coty (Pfizer International), Dow Corning and Mitsui. Series IV is personal papers, records and photographs of Klauser's family with the majority of materials pertaining to his late wife, Ruth Anne Klauser, and his mother, Georgia Ebbert Klauser. Series V is oversize items consisting of scrapbooks compiled by Klauser and oversize photographs.

Also contains several diaries.


  • 1923 - 2018


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 11.88 Cubic Feet (5 record storage boxes, 4 flat storage boxes, 1 oversize item, 6 volumes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States