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Ta-Chun Hsu papers, circa 1904-2016, bulk 1938-2008

Summary Information

Abstract

The Ta-Chun Hsu papers (徐大春檔案) document his personal life and provide a glimpse of his career in China and in the United States. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence related to his family and his personal life as a Chinese-American and an immigrant living in New York. The correspondence also highlights his relation to a prominent Chinese educator and philosopher, Hu Shih (胡適) and his family. There are also materials related to his father, Hsu Singloh (徐新六), who was a major finance and banking leader during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Also included are immigration and travel documents of T.C. Hsu. Other materials also include news clippings, articles, financial records, printed materials, portraits and photographs, maps and postcards.

徐大春檔案記錄了徐大春在中美兩國的職業生涯與生活以及他的家人和朋友之間的聯繫。信件大部分是他與胡適及其家人朋友的通信紀錄。其中還有與他父親徐新六(Hsu Singloh)有關資料。檔內的信件和照片涉及有關他與家人親戚朋友的關係以及他作為美籍華人居住在紐約的個人生活。檔內含徐大春的移民和旅行證件。其他文件包括新聞剪報和文章,財務記錄,書冊,肖像和照片,地圖和明信片等。

At a Glance

Bib ID 14362723 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hsu, Ta-Chun, 1918-2015
Title Ta-Chun Hsu papers, circa 1904-2016, bulk 1938-2008
Physical Description 7 Linear Feet (8 manuscript boxes and 4 flat boxes)
Language(s) Chinese , English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by subject and material type. The collection is arranged in 3 series.

Description

Scope and Contents

The Ta-Chun Hsu papers (徐大春檔案) comprise of correspondence, diaries, news clippings, articles, financial records, printed materials, travel and immigration documents, portraits and photographs, maps and postcards, etc., dating from circa 1904 to 2016, bulk dating from 1938 to 2008. The correspondence contains mostly letters related to his family and other personal matters as well as some business letters. Correspondents include Hu Shih (胡適), Chen Kwang Pu (陳光甫), Li Ming (李銘), C.V. Starr, as well as many of his family members, friends, colleagues, and researchers. The photographs in the collection depict Hsu's life and his family, as well as photographs of Hu Shih. Also include are the Hsu Singloh (徐新六) diaries dating from January 1936 to August 1938 which document his daily activities and notes about important Chinese businessmen and statesmen when he was a major finance and banking leader and a strong backer of C.V. Starr's businesses in Shanghai. Other documents include maps and postcards that T.C. Hsu collected during his travel, as well as caricature, calligraphy, articles and printed materials related to his affiliates.

徐大春檔案(Ta-Chun Hsu papers)內含信件,日記,新聞剪報,文章,財務記錄,印刷品,旅行和移民文件,肖像,照片,地圖,明信片等, 廣泛日期為1904年至2016年, 主要文件日期為1938年至2008年。該信件主要含有家信和其他個人事務和商務有關的信件。通信人物有胡適,陳光甫,李銘,史带,以及他家人朋友同事和研究人員等。該檔案中的照片描繪了徐大春的生活和他的家人,以及胡適的照片。其中還有徐新六1936年1月至1938年8月的日記,日記內記載了他當時在金融行業內擔任主要領導人以及他在上海的業務。其他文件含新聞剪報和文章,書法,財務記錄,書冊,肖像和照片,地圖和明信片等。

  • Series I: Hu Shih Files, 胡適文件, 1938-2016

    Series comprises primarily correspondence, photographs, and other research documents related to Hu Shih (胡適) as well as his family and friends, dating from 1938 to 2016. The correspondence are primarily between Hu Shih, Hu Shih's family and friends, and T.C. Hsu, dating from 1949 to 1961. Most of the photographs in the series depict Hu Shih's social life and family life and events in New York and Taiwan, dating from circa 1921 to 1960s. Also include in the photographs are portraits of Hu Shih and his wife, Chiang Tung-hsiu (江冬秀). The other documents in the series include researchers' writings on Hu Shih, the opening of the Hu Shih Memorial Hall and Hu Shih Park. Additional files are materials on Hu Shih's role in T.C. Hsu's education abroad, correspondence between the Hu family and T.C. Hsu, etc.

  • Series II: T.C. Hsu Files, 徐大春文件, circa 1904-2012

    Series comprises primarily correspondence, photographs, immigration and visa documents, diaries, articles, writings, bonds, caricatures, and so on related to T.C. Hsu and his family, dating from circa 1904 to 2012. The correspondence include family letters, photographs and documents related to his siblings, business letters, and letters between T.C. Hsu and his colleagues and friends. The immigration and visas files document his migration from Hong Kong to the United States during the 1950s, his passports, his visas applications to travel to China in the 1970s, and the permanent residence applications for his siblings. The two volumes of Singloh Hsu (徐新六) diaries document his career as a banker between 1936 and 1938. The five volumes of T.C. Hsu diaries dated between 1943 and 1964. The photographs are primarily portraits of T.C. Hsu and his family, dating from 1930s to 1940s; the photographs also depict T.C. Hsu's activities and travels, dating from circa 1960s to 2006. Other documents in the series include address book, bookmark, articles, calligraphy writing, caricature, fortune telling, financial bonds, etc. collected by T.C. Hsu. The materials document T.C. Hsu's life and his experience as an employee working for an international company and his migration experience from China to the United States during the 1950s.

  • Series III: Printed materials, 印刷品, 1930-2006

    Series comprises post cards, maps, ephemera, books, articles, and magazines, collected by T.C. Hsu dating from 1930 to 2006. The post cards depict scenery and buildings of Beijing and Shanghai in 1973. The post card sets, maps, and ephemera were collected by T.C. Hsu during his travel to China and Europe. Many of the books in the series have inscription to T.C. Hsu by the authors. The printed publications are mostly on people that are affiliated with T.C. Hsu and topics related to China the United States.

Using the Collection

C. V. Starr East Asian Library

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This collection is located on-site.

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Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The C.V. Starr East Asian Library maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ta-Chun Hsu papers; Box and Folder; C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, C. V. Starr East Asian Library

Processing Information

Processed by Yingwen Huang, June-July 2019.

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Ta-Chun Hsu (Wade-Giles: Hsu, Ta-Chun; Pinyin: Xu, Dachun; Chinese: 徐大春; also known as T.C. Hsu) was born in Beijing, 1918. He was the son of Yang Yu-Hsuen (楊毓璇) and Hsu Singloh (徐新六), and the brother of Irene Hsu (Hsu Ta-Ching, 徐大慶) and Vivian Hsu Jee (徐嘉汝). He attended the University of Shanghai from 1936 to 1938. In 1938, C.V. Starr brought Hsu to America to attend college. In 1942, T.C. Hsu received his Bachelor's degree in economics from Haverford College and his Masters Degree at Columbia University School of Journalism in 1944. He later studied insurance at the Golden Gate College in San Francisco, California. He began his journalism career at the New York office of the Chinese Information Service in 1944. He later returned to Shanghai two years later and worked at the Shanghai Evening Post and Mercury. In 1947, he joined the staff of the Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank. In 1949, he began working for the Hong Kong office of the American International companies and then in the San Francisco office working for the Marine Claims Department of American International Marine Agency, Inc. and later with the Underwriting Department of the American International Underwriters, Inc. from 1951 to 1964. In 1964, Hsu moved to New York and worked directly with Mr. Starr on various projects at the Starr Foundation. After Mr. Starr passed away in 1968, he began serving as the President of the Starr Foundation until March 1999. He remained as an active Director of the Foundation after retirement. He was a strong advocate for the C.V. Starr East Asian Library at both Columbia University and the University of California Berkeley. On December 27, 2015, T.C. Hsu passed away in New York at the age of 97.

徐大春(韋氏拼音:Ta-Chun Hsu, 又名T.C. Hsu)生於1918年北京。父徐新六,母楊毓璇,姊妹徐大慶(Irene Hsu/ Ta-Ching Hsu),徐嘉汝(Vivian Hsu Jee)。 1936年至1938年期間就讀上海大學。1938年赴美留學。1942年從哈弗福德學院 (Haverford College)獲得經濟學學士學位,之後入讀哥倫比亞大學新聞學院(Columbia University School of Journalism),並於1944年獲得碩士學位,開始在中國信息服務(Chinese Information Service)紐約辦公室就職。兩年後返回上海,在大華晚報(Shanghai Evening Post and Mercury)就職。 1947年加入上海商業儲蓄銀行 (Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank)。1949年在美國保險集團(AIG)香港辦事處就職,隨後1951至1964年移駐舊金山辦事處。他1964年移居紐約,與史帶先生一起從事各種基金會項目。1968年於史帶先生去世後,徐大春擔任史帶基金會總裁直至1999年退休。他退休後仍在史帶基金會並且提供資助給哥倫比亞大學和加州大學伯克利分校的東亞圖書館。徐大春享年97歲於2015年12月27日紐約逝世。

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Series I: Hu Shih Files, 胡適文件, 1938-2016

Series comprises primarily correspondence, photographs, and other research documents related to Hu Shih (胡適) as well as his family and friends, dating from 1938 to 2016. The correspondence are primarily between Hu Shih, Hu Shih's family and friends, and T.C. Hsu, dating from 1949 to 1961. Most of the photographs in the series depict Hu Shih's social life and family life and events in New York and Taiwan, dating from circa 1921 to 1960s. Also include in the photographs are portraits of Hu Shih and his wife, Chiang Tung-hsiu (江冬秀). The other documents in the series include researchers' writings on Hu Shih, the opening of the Hu Shih Memorial Hall and Hu Shih Park. Additional files are materials on Hu Shih's role in T.C. Hsu's education abroad, correspondence between the Hu family and T.C. Hsu, etc.



Box 1 Folder 1 Biographical, 2016


Box 1 Folder 2 Remembering Hsu Singloh, 紀念徐新六, 1938 September 8

Written by Hu Shih, at Lucerne; Photographic copy with envelope sent to TC Hsu from Hu Shih Memorial Hall (胡適紀念館)


Correspondence, 信札, 1949-1961


Box 1 Folder 3 1949, 2 telegrams; 1 news clipping


Box 1 Folder 4 1951, 12 letters; 1 telegram; 1 news clipping


Box 1 Folder 5 1952, 6 letters; 1 telegram; 1 news clipping


Box 1 Folder 6 1953, 9 letters


Box 1 Folder 7 1954, 4 letters


Box 1 Folder 8 1955, 6 letters


Box 1 Folder 9 1956, 2 letters


Box 1 Folder 10 1957

On Free China Press, Inc. (自由中國日報)


Box 1 Folder 11 1958, 6 letters


Box 1 Folder 12 1959, 3 letters


Box 1 Folder 13 1960-1961, 2 letters


Box 1 Folder 14 Hu Tsu-wang (胡祖望), to Hu Shih (胡適), January 8


Box 1 Folder 29 Restricted Correspondence, 1952, 2 letters

This folder is restricted until 2052 to protect privacy of living individuals.


Box 1 Folder 15 Copies of selected diary entries and letters by Hu Shih, 1938-1962


Box 1 Folder 16 Chiang Tung-hsiu (江冬秀) on Hu Shih's book collection, circa 1962


Box 1 Folder 17 Travel receipts, 1950, 1959


Photographs, 照片, circa 1921-1969


Box 1 Folder 18 Portrait of Hu Shih, 胡適肖像, undated


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, sitting on stairs in front of two flags, undated


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, writing, 1959 December 17, 1 photograph; 1 letter

生日在北[南]溝故宮博物院校[正經注]; inscribed to T.C. Hsu, with letter from Hu Shih to T.C. Hsu about Hsu's travel to Taipei in 1960 January 8


Box 1 Folder 18 Portrait of Hu Shih at age 69, 胡適69歲肖像, 1960 September, 2 photographs


Box 1 Folder 18 Photograph of a hanging calligraphy scroll, undated

剛忘了昨兒的夢,又分明看見夢裡的一笑


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, faculty members and administrators, [Peking University?], circa 1917

Chung Hwa Studio, Shanghai. 中華攝影.


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, sitting outdoor, 1957 June 8


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih and Chiang Tung-hsiu, 胡適與江冬秀, 1957 July 6


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih and friends, 1956 December 8


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, in front of building, 1960 December


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, in front of a car, 1961 July


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, at NTU hospital reading the Count of Monte Cristo in Chinese, 1961 March 31

Signed and inscribed to T.C. Hsu, with handwritten note on his health condition at the hospital, dated 1961 April 7.


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih and Chiang Tung-hsiu, 胡適與江冬秀, undated


Box 1 Folder 18 Portrait of Chiang Tung-hsiu, 江冬秀肖像, undated


Box 1 Folder 18 Portrait of Hu Shih at age 60, 胡適60歲肖像, 1951

Signed and inscribed to T.C. Hsu


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, Apollo theater, circa 1950-1956


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih and friends, Apollo theater, circa 1950-1956


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, pouring tea, circa 1950-1956


Box 1 Folder 18 Portrait of Hu Shih at age 56, 1948 April

Signed and inscribed to T.C. Hsu


Box 1 Folder 18 Portrait of Hu Shih, circa 1921


Box 1 Folder 18 Reproduction of Hu Shih's portrait from 1914, 1960 October 10

Signed and inscribed to T.C. Hsu


Box 1 Folder 18 Hu Shih, cutting cake during birthday celebration with family, undated


Box 1 Folder 19 TC Hsu's visit to the Hu Shih Memorial Hall (胡適紀念館), 1967, 3 color slides; 35 photographs; 3 business cards

with the staff members of the Hu Shih Memorial Hall and the family of Hu Shih.


Box 1 Folder 20 Group visit to the Hu Shih Memorial Hall (胡適紀念館), 1969 January, March, 8 color slides; 6 black-and-white photographs


Box 1 Folder 21 Statue of Hu Shih at Hu Shih Park, undated


Other documents, 其他文件


Box 1 Folder 22 Post cards of Hu Shih Memorial Hall (胡適紀念館), 1975, 2 sets


Box 1 Folder 23 Announcement of the Publication of Dr. Hu Shih's Manuscripts, 1968


Box 1 Folder 24 Hu Shih's 100th Anniversary memorabilia, 1979

Stamps, bookmarks, and brochures


Box 1 Folder 25 International Conference Commemorating the 120th Birthday of Hu Shih, 2011


Box 1 Folder 26 Virginia D. Hartmann to T.C. Hsu, 1955-1964

Include Hu Shih's verse titled "My Mother"


Box 1 Folder 27 Susan Chan Egan (陳毓賢) on Hu Shih, 2005

Excerpts from A Pragmatist and His Free Spirit



Box 9 Folder 6 Susan Chan Egan (陳毓賢) on Hu Shih, oversized, 2007-2015

Including articles and excerpts related to Hu Shih



Box 1 Folder 28 Yu-ning Li (李又寧), on Hu Shih, 1991

Chair person of the Board of Directors for the International Society for Hu Shih Studies



Box 2 Folder 1 Articles written by Hu Shih, 1949-1957


Box 2 Folder 2 Articles about Hu Shih, 1962, undated


Box 2 Folder 3 Incoming, George Kao (喬志高) and others on the reading of Hu Shih's diaries, 1988


Box 2 Folder 4 Tsu-wang Hu (胡祖望) to T.C. Hsu (徐大春), 1952-1989


Box 2 Folder 5 Tsu-wang Hu (胡祖望)'s Memorial Service, 2005 March


Box 2 Folder 6 Hu Shih Memorial Scholarship Fund, 1962-1963


On T.C. Hsu's education abroad


Box 2 Folder 7 Hu Shih to C.V. Starr, 1939-1940

Excerpts from Collected Papers of Hu Shih (胡適全集)


Box 2 Folder 7 Burns Brodhead to T.C. Hsu, 2000, 2 items


Box 2 Folder 7 Photograph of T.C. Hsu and college friends (Burns Brodhead, Frank Chen), at Haverford College, 1940, 1 item



Box 9 Folder 5 Photocopy of Hu Shih notes on Dunhuang scripts, circa 1980s

Include business cards and publication catalogue from 遠流出版社.

Series II: T.C. Hsu Files, 徐大春文件, circa 1904-2012

Series comprises primarily correspondence, photographs, immigration and visa documents, diaries, articles, writings, bonds, caricatures, and so on related to T.C. Hsu and his family, dating from circa 1904 to 2012. The correspondence include family letters, photographs and documents related to his siblings, business letters, and letters between T.C. Hsu and his colleagues and friends. The immigration and visas files document his migration from Hong Kong to the United States during the 1950s, his passports, his visas applications to travel to China in the 1970s, and the permanent residence applications for his siblings. The two volumes of Singloh Hsu (徐新六) diaries document his career as a banker between 1936 and 1938. The five volumes of T.C. Hsu diaries dated between 1943 and 1964. The photographs are primarily portraits of T.C. Hsu and his family, dating from 1930s to 1940s; the photographs also depict T.C. Hsu's activities and travels, dating from circa 1960s to 2006. Other documents in the series include address book, bookmark, articles, calligraphy writing, caricature, fortune telling, financial bonds, etc. collected by T.C. Hsu. The materials document T.C. Hsu's life and his experience as an employee working for an international company and his migration experience from China to the United States during the 1950s.



Box 2 Folder 8 Biographical article, Hsu Ke (徐珂), 1989

Grandfather of T.C. Hsu.


Box 2 Folder 9-10 Biographical, Hsu Singloh (徐新六), 1938-circa 1992, undated

Father of T.C. Hsu. Include writing by T.C. Hsu on his father and his attempt to collect archival materials related to his father; chronology of Hsu Singloh; tributes and articles written by others about the death of Hsu Singloh.


Correspondence, 信札, 1937-2012


Family, 家書, 1951-2008

Mostly with Irene Hsu (徐大慶) and Vivian Hsu (徐嘉汝) on family matters.

Arranged chronologically.



Box 3 Folder 1 1951


Box 3 Folder 2 1952


Box 3 Folder 3 1953


Box 3 Folder 4 1954


Box 3 Folder 5 1955


Box 3 Folder 6 1956


Box 3 Folder 7 1957


Box 3 Folder 8 1958


Box 3 Folder 9 1959


Box 3 Folder 10 1961


Box 3 Folder 11 1962


Box 3 Folder 12 1963


Box 3 Folder 13 1964


Box 3 Folder 14 1965-1971


Box 3 Folder 15 1972


Box 3 Folder 16 1973


Box 3 Folder 17 1974


Box 3 Folder 18 1975


Box 3 Folder 19 1976


Box 3 Folder 20 1977


Box 3 Folder 21 1977 April, 4 photographs

Photographs, 照片: Memorial Service of T.C. Hsu's Mother, Yang Yu-Hsuen (楊毓璇)


Box 3 Folder 22 circa 2003-2008, 3 photographs

Photographs, 照片: Memorial tablets


Box 3 Folder 23 1976-1978, 2008

On family cemetery


Box 3 Folder 24 1981


Box 3 Folder 25 1982


Box 3 Folder 26 1982


Irene Hsu, 徐大慶, 1937-2003


Box 3 Folder 27 College Diploma and Report Cards, 1937-1940


Box 3 Folder 28 University of Shanghai Alumni Directory and Newsletter, 1987

Alma mater of Irene Hsu


Box 3 Folder 29 Incoming, to Irene Hsu, 1982-1983


Box 3 Folder 30 Outgoing, from Irene Hsu, to T.C. Hsu, 1983-1985


Box 3 Folder 31 Outgoing, from Irene Hsu, to T.C. Hsu, 1991


Box 3 Folder 32 Estate of Irene Hsu, 2003


Family Friends and Colleagues, 親戚朋友, 1951-1989

Arranged alphabetically by last name and date.



Box 4 Folder 1 1952-1956


Box 4 Folder 2 1962-1981


Box 4 Folder 3 1977, 1981-1982


Box 4 Folder 4 1993-2014


Box 4 Folder 5 undated

with notes


Box 4 Folder 6 Bu, Lisheng (步禮生), 1981-1983


Box 4 Folder 7 Chang, Kia-Ngau (張嘉璈), 1955, 1966


Box 4 Folder 8 Chen, Kwang Pu (陳光甫), 1951


Box 4 Folder 9 Chen, Kwang Pu (陳光甫), 1952


Box 4 Folder 10 Chen, Kwang Pu (陳光甫), 1953


Box 4 Folder 11 Chen, Kwang Pu (陳光甫), 1954


Box 4 Folder 12 Chen, Kwang Pu (陳光甫), 1955, 1957


Box 4 Folder 13 Chuang, Linda (永楚), 1965-1966

Include 3 photographs


Box 4 Folder 14 Li, Ming (李銘) and Tse, K.K. (謝家駒), 1957


Box 4 Folder 15 Li, Ming (李銘) and Tse, K.K. (謝家駒), 1958


Box 4 Folder 16 Li, Ming (李銘) and Tse, K.K. (謝家駒), 1964


Box 4 Folder 17 Tribute to Li Ming, 1966


Box 4 Folder 18 Shih, P.C. (寶楚), 1952, 1958


Box 4 Folder 19 Shih, P.C. (寶楚), 1962-1963, undated


Box 4 Folder 20 Shih, P.C. (寶楚), 1976-1977, 1982


Box 4 Folder 21 Starr, C.V., 1949-1965

with notes


Box 4 Folder 22 Photocopy of Birthday Gift to C.V. Starr, 1968


Box 4 Folder 23 Xu, Zhenhua (J.H. Hsu, 徐振華), 1982, 1989


Box 4 Folder 24 Yu, C.Y., 1997


Box 4 Folder 25 Zhang, Zequn (張澤群), 1982-1983


Organizations, 有關機構, 1969-2012



Box 5 Folder 1 AIG (American International Group), 2000

T.C. Hsu's 50th Anniversary with AIG


Box 5 Folder 2 C.V. Starr Foundation, 1969

T.C. Hsu elected as Vice President


Box 5 Folder 3 Dongshan Shiyan Elementary School (东山实验小学), 1998


Box 5 Folder 4 Elizabeth Wang Gallery, 2002


Box 5 Folder 5 Harvard's Archive of World Music, 1982


Box 5 Folder 6 Hin Lung Yung Memorial Scholarship, Yale University, 2001-2006


Box 5 Folder 7 Lin Yutang Memorial Stamp, 1994


Box 5 Folder 8 Museum of Chinese in the Americas (MOCA), 1996


Box 5 Folder 9 Metropolitan Museum, Art of Eastern Europe Program, 1991


Box 5 Folder 10 Suzhou Museum shop project, 2006


Box 5 Folder 11 Business, 1999-2005, 2012


Box 5 Folder 12 Medical, 1982, 2001, 2005


Immigration and Visas, 移民簽證, 1939-1981


Box 5 Folder 13 Passport renewal, Visa and immigration application, 1950-1952


Box 5 Folder 14 Passport renewal, Visa and immigration application, 1953-1955


Box 5 Folder 15 Correspondence and Applications, Visa to People's Republic of China, 1973-1980


Box 5 Folder 16 Application for Permanent Residence Visa, Irene and Vivian Hsu, 1979, 1981


Passports


Box 5 Folder 17 1939


Box 5 Folder 18 1945


Box 5 Folder 19 1950-1961


Box 5 Folder 20 Passport photos, 1949, 1962


Box 5 Folder 21 Certificates of Inoculation and Vaccination, 1949


Box 5 Folder 22 Hong Kong identification card, 1950


Box 5 Folder 23 Certificate of Naturalization, 1962


Diaries, 日記, 1936-1964


Hsu, Singloh, 徐新六



Box 6 Folder 1 Freedom Diary, 自由日記, 1936


Box 6 Folder 1 Silk Diary, 絲綢日記, 1937 January 1-1938 August 1


Hsu, Ta-Chun, 徐大春


Box 6 Folder 2 1943


Box 6 Folder 2 1946


Box 6 Folder 3 1947

Handy Diary


Box 6 Folder 3 1962

Handy Diary


Box 6 Folder 3 1964

Handy Diary


Photographs, 照片, circa 1950-2006


Box 6 Folder 4 T.C. Hsu standing with siblings, Irene Hsu (Hsu Ta-Ching, 徐大慶) and Vivian Hsu Jee (徐嘉汝), circa 1930s


Box 6 Folder 4 T.C. Hsu on Ellis Island next to the Statue of Liberty, circa 1940s

Photographic postcard


Box 6 Folder 4 Family photograph, undated


Box 6 Folder 4 T.C. Hsu portrait, circa 1940s


Box 6 Folder 4 Hsu Singloh portrait, circa 1930s


Box 6 Folder 4 Irene Hsu (Hsu Ta-Ching, 徐大慶), 1975 June

Taken during T.C. Hsu's visit to Shanghai


Box 6 Folder 4 Vivian Hsu Jee (徐嘉汝), 1975 June

Taken during T.C. Hsu's visit to Shanghai


Box 6 Folder 5 T.C. Hsu in Europe, circa 1960 August, 4 items

photographic slides


Box 6 Folder 6 Events, 2006

With Sir Edwin and Kitty Oceten


Box 6 Folder 7 Natalie and Walker Calhows, 2000s


Box 6 Folder 8 Photo album, 2000s

Including travel photos in Switzerland, China, and photos with colleagues, family and friends.



Box 9 Folder 2 Panoramic Group photo, [Shanghai, China?], circa 1930s-1940s

with Wellington Koo and Mme. Koo in the center


Other, 其它文件, circa 1904-2003



Box 7 Folder 1 Address book, undated


Box 7 Folder 2 Articles and excerpts, 1950-1988


Box 7 Folder 3 Article and notes on Liang Qichao (梁啟超), undated



Box 9 Folder 4 Articles, oversized newspaper, 1982, 1985, 2000, 2003



Box 7 Folder 4 Bookmark, undated

With poem titled 不老歌, by Zhang Qun 張群



Box 9 Folder 3 Calligraphy, circa 1981-1983, 4 items

Oversize; dedicated to T.C. Hsu by Bu Lisheng (步禮生, 字鐵生)



Box 2 Folder 19 Caricature, 1989 June 19


Box 2 Folder 19 Caricature, 1989 July 25



Box 7 Folder 5 Fortune telling, T.C. Hsu's Bazi (八字), 1965


Box 7 Folder 6 Financial: Dividend notice, 1951-1955



Box 10 Financial: Shanghai Nanking Railway Net Profit Sub-Certificates, circa 1904, 14 folders; 282 sheets

Issued by the British and Chinese Corporation Limited. Include a letter from [S.Sudka], 1960 November 22.



Box 11A Financial: French Bonds, Republique de Chine Emprunt Industriel du Gouvernement de La Republique Chinoise, 1 of 2, April 1914, 7 folders; 108 sheets

Also known as Pukow Bonds.



Box 11B Financial: French Bonds, Republique de Chine Emprunt Industriel du Gouvernement de La Republique Chinoise, 2 of 2, April 1914, 8 folders; 128 sheets

Also known as Pukow Bonds.



Box 2 Folder 20 F.F. Fraternity profile on Jack Chun (陳正), 1952



Box 7 Folder 7 Miscellaneous, 1993, undated

Include photograph of roses and vase, a 10 Thai Baht banknote, English translation of poem "On a Quiet Night" (靜夜思)


Box 7 Folder 8 Writing on Communist China, Edited Draft, undated


Box 7 Folder 9 Writing on Communist China, Final Draft, undated

Series III: Printed materials, 印刷品, 1930-2006

Series comprises post cards, maps, ephemera, books, articles, and magazines, collected by T.C. Hsu dating from 1930 to 2006. The post cards depict scenery and buildings of Beijing and Shanghai in 1973. The post card sets, maps, and ephemera were collected by T.C. Hsu during his travel to China and Europe. Many of the books in the series have inscription to T.C. Hsu by the authors. The printed publications are mostly on people that are affiliated with T.C. Hsu and topics related to China the United States.


Post cards and maps, 明信片與地圖, 1973



Box 2 Folder 11 Building of Peking, 北京建築, circa 1973, 10 items


Box 2 Folder 12 Peking Scenery, 北京風景, circa 1973, 10 items


Box 2 Folder 13 Ancient Building of Tatung, 大同古建築, 1973, 10 items


Box 2 Folder 14 Memorial of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 1921, 中國共產黨第一次全國表大會會址記念館, circa 1973, 10 items


Box 2 Folder 15 Shanghai, 上海, 1973, 10 items


Box 2 Folder 16 Map of Europe, undated


Box 2 Folder 17 Beijing tour map, 1975


Box 2 Folder 17 Shanghai transportation map, 1975


Box 2 Folder 18 Shanghai Industrial Expo (上海工業展覽會) Pamphlet, circa 1975


Books, magazines, and articles, 書冊類, 1930-2006



Box 5 Folder 24 唐狄梁公碑 /Tang Di Liang gong bei. By 趙孟頫書 ; 范仲淹撰; Mengfu Zhao; Zhongyan Fan, 1930s



Box 8 Folder 1 张元济诗文 /Zhang yuan ji shi wen. By yuan ji Zhang, 张元济, 1986


Box 8 Folder 1 我的父亲张元济 /Wo de fu qin Zhang Yuanji. By 张树年, Shunian Zhang, 2006


Box 8 Folder 1 張元濟書札 /Zhang Yuanji shuzha. Publisher: 商務印書館, 1981


Box 8 Folder 2 丁文江這個人 /Ding wen jiang zhe ge ren. By Hu Shih et al. 胡適等著, 1967

Part of 傳記文學叢書之二十一


Box 8 Folder 2 紐約客談 /Niuyue ke tan. By 喬志高著 George Kao, 1976


Box 8 Folder 2 約園著作選輯 / Yueyuan zhuzuo xuanji. By Shouyong Zhang; Zhilian Zhang, 張壽鏞著. 張芝聯編., 1995


Box 8 Folder 3 中國中古思想小史 /Zhongguo zhong gu si xiang xiao shi. By Hu Shih, 胡適, 1969


Box 8 Folder 3 Dai lin ji / 待麟集 : Chinese character text of Waiting for the unicorn : poems and lyrics of China's last dynasty, 1644-1911. Edited by Irving Yucheng Lo and William Schultz, 1987


Box 8 Folder 4 Yuen Ren Chao's autobiography : first 30 years, from 1892-1921. By Yuen Ren Chao, 趙元任, 1975

Only Volume II


Box 8 Folder 4 八十年、五十年回憶 /Ba shi nian, wu shi nian hui yi. By 楊步偉, 趙元任; Buwei Yang Chao; Yuen Ren Chao, circa 1970


Box 8 Folder 4 一個女人的自傳 /Yi ge nü ren de zi zhuan. By Buwei Yang, 楊步偉著, 1967


Box 8 Folder 5 師門五年記 /Shi men wu nian ji. By Ergang Luo; Erh-kang Lo 羅爾綱撰, 1958, 2 items

第一版, 1958. 適之再校本(民47,十二, 二十八, 夜).


Box 8 Folder 6 蔣百里先生百年誕辰紀念冊 / Jiang bai li xian sheng bai nian dan chen ji nian ce, undated

With photograph of Frances L. Chu, 1999 July 29



Box 7 Folder 10 The Hiss case: a lesson for American people, 1959, 2 copies

Speech of Hon. Richard M. Nixon of California in the House of Representatives. Thursday, January 26, 1950. Inscribed to T.C. Hsu from Hu Shih


Box 7 Folder 10 Eleven Centuries of Chinese Printing, 1952

Exhibition of books from the Gest Oriental Library at Princeton University Library, February 20-April 20, 1952. Curated by Hu Shih


Box 7 Folder 10 United Nations at the Crossroads, 1956

Address by Liu Chieh, Chairman of the Delegation of the Republic of China to the Twentieth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations


Box 7 Folder 11 Communist China, fact and myth. By Chʻun-ming Chang, 1956

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] [1956]. Series: The new leader, sect. 2, Sept. 24, 1956


Box 7 Folder 11 大陸三年 / Da lu san nian. By 靈子, pseud. Lingzi, pseud., 1953


Box 7 Folder 12 大成 / Da cheng: issue 33, 1976 August 1


Box 7 Folder 12 大人 / Da ren: issue 27, 1972 July 15


Zhuan ji wen xue = 傳記文學 = Biographical literature


Box 7 Folder 13 Vol.4, no.5, 1964 May


Box 7 Folder 13 Vol.17, no.5 (issue 102), 1970 November


Box 7 Folder 13 Vol.28, no.5 (issue 168), 1976 May


Box 7 Folder 14 海外論壇 = World forum = Hai wai lun tan., 1961-1962, 4 items

Vol.2, no.7-8, 11-12; Vol.3, no.5.



Box 9 Folder 1 美哉中華 = Beautiful China, a pictorial monthly, 1970 November