Kenton Clymer Collection, 1885-2017
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Brief Description: Documents and notes from the collection of Professor Clymer chiefly on Cambodian history, politics and government. The collection also includes a few documents on other Southeast Asian countries, Thailand, Vietnam and Indochina in general. Highlights include: U.S. Department of State confidential but declassified telegrams, letters, memos, reports, intelligence briefs, and other pertinent correspondence regarding U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations, particularly those concerned with Cambodian affairs. Also includes articles regarding the condition of Cambodians in refugee camps in Thailand, as well as stories of their escapes and conversion to Christianity.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at]
Record Series Number: SEA/SEA/006
Created by: Clymer, Kenton
Volume: 51.0 Boxes
Acquired: 10/03/2008.
Biographical Note for Clymer, Kenton : Prof. Kenton Clymer has been teaching history at Northern Illinois University since 2004.  Before that he taught at the University of Texas El-Paso for thirty three years.  He was also a Fulbright Lecturer at Renmin University in Bejing from 2003 to 2004.  He is most interested in U.S.-Asia relations, and in particular U.S. relations with Southeast Asia.
Subject Index
Southeast Asia
Acquisition Notes: Kenton Clymer