C.V. Starr East Asian Library
 

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

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.

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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.