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Chinese oral history project collection, 1914-1989, bulk 1958-1980

Series 2: Interviewee Files, 受訪人文件, 1914-1989

Series 2 consists of correspondence, interview photographs and/or portraits of interviewees, interview records, and transcript draft versions and copies.

Arranged alphabetically by interviewees' last name.

Oral history transcripts in this series are drafts and editing copies. Finalized memoirs are cataloged individually and requestable through CLIO (please see related materials section to find the complete list of finalized transcripts). Researchers are highly recommended to see the finalized memoirs.

Some interviewees' personal papers were separated and described as their own collection during processing due to their collection's provenance and also for better access and discovery. Interviewees with personal paper collections: Chen Guangfu, Chen Lifu, Wellington Koo, Kung H.H., Li Hanhun and Mme. Wu Chufang, Li Huang, Li Shuhua, Li Zongren, Liu Ruiheng, Huang Fu, Tsiang Tingfu Fuller, and Zhang Fakui. Researchers may find the personal papers in CLIO.

The personal papers and finalized individual memoirs are cataloged in CLIO; see the related materials section for a complete list.

受訪者個人檔案在整理過程中已被分開以便偏目, 搜索, 和利用。有個人檔案的受訪者為:陳光甫, 陳立夫, 顧維鈞, 孔祥熙, 李漢魂與李吳菊芳, 李璜, 李書華, 李宗仁, 劉瑞恆, 黃郛, 蔣廷黻, 張發奎。學者可利用CLIO搜索以上個人檔案。

External users and Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at RBML. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at Avery, Starr, and Burke. After clicking 'Submit Request', users will login with their UNI and password (Columbia affiliates) or their special collections account (external users). Appointments are required and will be arranged according to each individual repository's policy.



Cai, Zengji (Choy, Jun-ke), 蔡增基, 1969-1974

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Choy Jun-ke, 蔡增基口述回憶錄.



Box 9 Folder 1-2 Correspondence, 1969-1970



Box 7 Folder 1 Interview transcripts in question and answer format from audio recordings, 1970


Box 7 Folder 2-3 My China Years, typescript before publication, 1969


Box 7 Folder 4-5 My China Years, second final copy (first copy with interview transcript serve in Reading Room), 1971


Chen, Guangfu (Chen, Kwang Pu; Chen, K.P.), 陳光甫, 1955-1976

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Kuang-fu Ch'en, 陳光甫口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Kwang Pu Chen papers, 陳光甫檔案



Box 8 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1956-1976


Box 8 Folder 2 Correspondence about his personal papers, 1955-1976


Box 8 Folder 3 List of names in interview record, 1960-1961


Interview transcripts, 1960-1963


Box 8 Folder 4 Interview 1-15, 1960-1961


Box 8 Folder 5 Interview 16-30, 1961


Box 8 Folder 6 Interview 1-15, 2nd copy, 1960-1961


Box 8 Folder 7 Interview 16-30, 2nd copy, 1961


Box 8 Folder 8-9 Final draft, carbon copy, 1963


Chen, Lifu, 陳立夫, 1958-1989

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Li-fu Ch'en, 陳立夫口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Chen Lifu papers, 陳立夫檔案.



Box 9 Folder 3 Correspondence, 1958-1962


Box 9 Folder 4 Correspondence, 1968-1977, 1987-1989


Box 9 Folder 5 Inventory of papers and interview documents, 1989


Interview documents


Box 9 Folder 6 Topics, interview 6-42, 44, 46, 56, 1959-1968


Box 9 Folder 7 Names mentioned during interviews, 1958-1959


Box 9 Folder 8 Interview reports, 1-6, 49, 1958-1959


Editor transcripts


Box 9 Folder 9 1-7, 1958-February 3, 1959


Box 9 Folder 10 8-15, February 3, 1959- May 1959



Box 10 Folder 1 16-23, May 7, 1959- July 1959


Box 10 Folder 2 24-31, July 2, 1959- December 1959


Box 10 Folder 3 32-39, December 17, 1959- March 1960


Box 10 Folder 4 40-45, March 24, 1960-May 1960


Box 10 Folder 5 46-48, 52, 54-56, May 12, 1960-July 2, 1968


Box 10 Folder 6 Editor's transcripts and notes, part II, circa 1958-1968



Box 11 Editor's transcripts and notes, part II, circa 1958-1968



Box 12 Editor's transcripts and notes, part II, circa 1958-1968


Chiang, Yee, 蒋彝 (Restricted), 1961-1972



Box 36 Folder 6 Correspondence and interview transcript, 1961-1972

Restricted by interviewee.


Ho, Franklin L. (He, Lian), 何廉, 1945-1975

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Ho Lien (Franklin L. Ho), 何廉口述回憶錄.



Box 13 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1960-1975


Box 13 Folder 2 Interview photos, circa 1966


First Five-Year Program for China's Postwar Economic Development, compiled by the Central Planning Board,物質建設五年計畫草案提要, 中央設計局編


Box 13 Folder 3 In Chinese, 1945 December


Box 13 Folder 4 In English, 1946 January


Box 13 Folder 5 In English, preservation copy, 1946 January


Hu, Shih (Hu, Shi), 胡適, 1914, 1957-1982

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Shih Hu, 胡適口述回憶錄. Personal papers are avilable here:Hu Shih diaries, 胡適日記.


Box 13 Folder 6 Correspondence, with inventory of papers, 1957-1982



Box 6 Folder 9 Correspondence, researchers, 1969-1970


Box 6 Folder 10 Interview photos and portrait of Hu Shih, 1914, 1958


Box 6 Folder 11 Interview reports, table of contents, chapter 1, notes, 1958



Box 14 Autobiography at Forty, translated from Chinese to English by T.K. Tong, circa 1958


Box 14 Reminiscence of Hu Shih, 1st draft, 1st copy, transcribed from audiotapes, 1958



Box 92 Reminiscence of Hu Shih, microfilm


Huang-Shen, Yiyun (Mme. Huang, Fu; Huang-Shen, I-yun), 黃沈亦云, 1961-1980

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Huang Shen I-yun, 黃沈亦云口述回憶錄. Related papers of Huang Fu are available here:Huang Fu papers, 黃郛檔案.



Box 24 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1961-1980


Box 24 Folder 2 Table of contents and index, circa 1961-1962


Box 24 Folder 3 Selected pages from Huanng-Shen Yiyun's autobiography, in Chinese (Full manuscript in Chinese cataloged and available under individual oral history record)


Box 24 Folder 4-5 Inventory of Huang Fu papers, 1961



Box 92 Huang-Shen Yiyun memoir, in Chinese, microfilm reel 1-3


Koo, V. K. Wellington, 顧維鈞, 1958-1984

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Vi Kyuin Wellington Koo, 顧維鈞口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Wellington Koo papers, 顧維鈞檔案


Correspondence



Box 14 Folder 1 1958-1962


Box 14 Folder 2 1963-1964


Box 14 Folder 3 1965-1970


Box 14 Folder 4 1971-1984


Box 14 Folder 5 Julie How, and interview reports, 1961-1962


Box 14 Folder 6 Portrait and photos, 1963-1976


Reminiscences of Vi Kyuin Wellington Koo, Transcript and Related Audios, 1975



Box 15 Folder 1 Inventory of interview transcripts and papers, 1963-1975


Box 15 Folder 2 Interview and meeting reports, March 1958-August 1958


Box 15 Folder 3 Interview transcripts in question and answer format in Chinese from audio recording, interview 1-4, November 9, 1966-February 6, 1971


Box 15 Folder 4 Interview transcripts, interview 1-8, carbon copy, circa 1958


Box 15 Folder 5 Interview transcripts, interview 1-8, carbon copy with edits, circa 1958


Interviewer/editor materials



Box 71 Folder 1 Table of contents of original transcript and notes of explanation


Box 71 Folder 2 original transcript, Early Childhood, vol. I (pp.1-29), 1958


Box 71 Folder 3-4 Vol II, original transcript, carbon copy, page 1-203 (2 copies), 1961


Box 71 Folder 5 Bibliography re: Koo's career, other notes and questions


Interviewer notes and transcripts from audio tape (mostly in question and answer format)


Box 71 Folder 6 Typing instructions


Box 71 Folder 7 Table of contents (pre-1966)


Box 71 Folder 8 1961-1962


Box 71 Folder 9 1963-1965



Box 72 Folder 1 1971-1972


Box 72 Folder 2 1973-1974


Box 72 Interviews and correspondences with Koo concerning the first decades of his diplomattic career (1912-1932, vol. II and III), 1968-1975


Box 72 Folder 4 Chronologies list prepared by various interviewers (pre-1966)


Box 72 Folder 5 Reference materials on Dr. Koo's entire career, 1959-1971


Box 72 Folder 6 Off the record remarks to James Seymour, 1964-1966


Box 72 Folder 3 Introductory, vol. I-III



Box 87 Vol. III-VII



Box 73 Folder 1 Vol. IV


Box 73 Folder 2 Vol. V


Box 73 Folder 3 Vol. VI


Box 73 Folder 4 Vol. VI-VIII


Editor's transcript draft



Box 74 Vol. VI, Part A-F



Box 75 Vol. VI, Part G-I



Box 76 Vol. VI, Part I-J



Box 77 Vol. VI, Part J-Vol. VII, Part A



Box 78 Vol. VII, Part A-C



Box 79 Vol. VII, Part C-D



Box 80 Vol. VII, Part D-E



Box 81 Vol. VII, Part E-F



Box 82 Vol. VII, Part F-G



Box 83 Vol. VII, Part G-H



Box 84 Vol. VII, Part H-I


Bound original transcripts



Box 37 Vol. II-III



Box 38 Vol. IV, Part A, pp.1-1478



Box 39 Vol. IV: pp.1479-2956



Box 40 Vol. IV: pp.2957-4040



Box 41 Vol. IV: pp.4041-5766



Box 42 Vol. IV: pp.5767-7319



Box 43 Vol. IV: pp.7320-8698



Box 44 Vol. IV: pp.8699-10034



Box 45 Vol. VII: pp.10035-11588


Bound transcripts, first edited version



Box 37 Vol. I



Box 46 Vol. IV, Vol. I, part A to J, 1st carbon copy



Box 47 Vol. V: A-E, carbon copy



Box 48 Vol. VI: part A-E



Box 50 Vol. VI: part A-J, carbon copy #1



Box 51 Vol. VI: part A-J, carbon copy #2



Box 52 Vol. VI: part F-H



Box 54 Vol. VI: part I



Box 55 Vol. VI: part J



Box 56 Vol. VII: duplicate, part A-B



Box 57 Vol. VII: duplicate, part C-D



Box 58 Vol. VII: duplicate, part E



Box 59 Vol. VII: duplicate, part F-G



Box 60 Vol. VII: duplicate, part H-I



Box 61 Vol. VII: duplicate, part J-K



Box 62 Vol. VII: part A-D



Box 63 Vol. VII: part E-I



Box 64 Vol. VII: part J-L


Bound transcripts, final edited version



Box 49 Vol. VI: part A-G



Box 53 Vol. VI: part H-J



Box 65 Vol. VII: part C-F



Box 66 Vol. VII: part G-J



Box 67 Vol. VII: part K-L



Box 68 Vol. VII: duplicate, part A-D



Box 69 Vol. VII: duplicate, part E-H



Box 70 Vol. VII: duplicate, part I-L



Box 92 Final Edited Version, microfilm


Kung, H. H. (Kung, Hsiang-hsi; Kong, Xiangxi), 孔祥熙, 1958-1974

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of H. H. Kung, 孔祥熙口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:H.H. Kung papers, 孔祥熙檔案.



Box 15 Folder 6 Correspondence, 1958-1974


Box 15 Folder 7-8 Interview reports, with notes, 1-22, February 10, 1958- June 10, 1958


Interview transcript


Box 15 Folder 9 Second final copy, 1961


in question and answer format, 1958


Box 15 Folder 10 Interview 1-2



Box 16 Folder 1 Interview 3-6


Box 16 Folder 2 Interview 7-11


Box 16 Folder 3 Interview 12-17


Box 16 Folder 4 Interview 18-19


Box 16 Folder 5 Interview 20-22


Box 16 Folder 6 with edits, carbon copy, 1st interview


Box 16 Folder 7 with edits, carbon copy, 1-9



Box 17 Folder 1 with edits, carbon copy, 10-15


Box 17 Folder 2 with edits, carbon copy, 16-19


Box 17 Folder 3 with edits, carbon copy, 20-22


Li, Hanhun, 李漢魂, 1961-1974

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Han-hun Li, 李漢魂口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Hanhun Li and Chu Fang Wu papers, 李漢魂與李吳菊芳檔案.


Box 17 Folder 4 Correspondence, 1961-1974


Box 17 Folder 5 Correspondence regarding the donation of his library to Columbia, 1967-1969


Box 17 Folder 6 Portrait, 1961


Box 17 Folder 7 Interview transcript, final carbon copy, 1962


Li, Huang, 李璜, 1968-1975

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Huang Li: manuscript, 李璜口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Li Huang papers, 李璜檔案.


Box 17 Folder 8 Correspondence and notes, 1968-1975



Box 92 Li Huang memoir, in Chinese, circa 1972


Li Huang memoir, in English, 1972


Li, Shuhua, 李書華, 1961-1979

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Shu-Hua Li, 李書華口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Li Shuhua Papers, 李書華檔案.



Box 17 Folder 9 Correspondence and index to appendix in microfilm, 1961-1979

Additional correspondence about papers are in the accession filing cabinet; appendix in microfilm shelved with the Li Shuhua papers


Li, Zongren (Li, Tsung-jen), 李宗仁, 1958-1980

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Tsung-jen Li, 李宗仁口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Li Zongren papers, 李宗仁檔案.


Correspondence



Box 18 Folder 1 With preface to memoir, 1958-1964


Box 18 Folder 2 1967-1980


Box 18 Folder 3 Publication, 1965-1977


Box 18 Folder 4 Publication, copies of correspondence to lawyer, February 24, 1966


Box 18 Folder 5 Publication, re: University of California Press and editors, 1969-1975


Transcript, 1st draft, in Chinese with edits, 1958-1961


Box 18 Folder 6 Table of contents


Box 18 Folder 7 Chapter 1-8


Box 18 Folder 8 Chapter 9-16



Box 19 Folder 1 Chapter 17-23


Box 19 Folder 2 Chapter 24-32


Box 19 Folder 3 Chapter 33-41


Box 19 Folder 4 Chapter 42-49


Box 19 Folder 5 Chapter 50-56


Box 19 Folder 6 Chapter 57-64



Box 20 Folder 1 Chapter 65-72 (missing chapter 66)


Final transcript in Chinese, carbon copy, 1958-1961


Box 20 Folder 2 Table of Contents, Chapter 1-9


Box 20 Folder 3 Chapter 10-17


Box 20 Folder 4 Chapter 18-23


Box 20 Folder 5 Chapter 24-34


Box 20 Folder 6 Chapter 35-43



Box 21 Folder 1 Chapter 44-52


Box 21 Folder 2 Chapter 53-62


Box 21 Folder 3 Chapter 63-71, Conclusion


Transcripts, selected translation from Chinese, in English with edits, circa 1960s


Box 21 Folder 4 1st draft, names mentioned, chapter 1-5


Box 21 Folder 5-6 Part 1-2 of 12



Box 22 Part 3-7 of 12



Box 23 Folder 1-5 Part 8-12 of 12


Box 23 Folder 6 Deleted selections from top copy drafts, circa 1960s


Liu, J. Heng, (Liu, Jui-heng; Liu, Ruiheng), 劉瑞恆, 1960-1961

Collection on the interviewee was compiled by the Chinese oral history project staff, available here:Collection on Liu J. Heng, 劉瑞恆彙集.


Box 23 Folder 7 Correspondence, 1960-1961


Box 23 Folder 8 Transcripts, interview 1-2, 1960


Tsiang, Tingfu Fuller (Jiang, Tingfu), 蔣廷黻, 1963-1974

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Ting-fu Fuller Tsiang, 蔣廷黻口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Tingfu Tsiang papers, 蔣廷黻檔案.



Box 24 Folder 6 Correspondence, 1963-1974


Box 24 Folder 7 Interview photos (6), 1965


Carbon copy transcripts, 1963-1966


Box 24 Folder 8 Completed before COHP, chapter 1-8


Box 24 Folder 9 Original transcripts, chapter 9-17


Box 24 Folder 10 Duplicates of redone chapter, chapter 9, February 22, 1966



Box 25 Folder 1 Original transcripts, chapter 9-13


Box 25 Folder 2 Original transcripts, chapter 14-17


Top copy transcripts with edits, circa 1965


Box 25 Folder 3 Transcript based on dictation to Crystal Lorch Seidman, chapter 11-17


Box 25 Folder 4 Redone top copy, chapter 9-11


Box 25 Folder 5 Additions, chapter 15, August 25, 1965


Box 25 Folder 6 Chapter 13, pp.177-222, questions and answers, notes


Box 25 Folder 7 Chapter 14, pp.223-274, notes


Box 25 Folder 8 Chapter 15, pp.275-335, questions and answers, notes


Box 25 Folder 9 Chapter 16, pp.336-380, questions and answers, notes


Box 25 Folder 10 Chapter 17, pp.381-435, questions and answers, notes


Editor's transcript, 1974


Box 25 Folder 11 Chapter 1-5



Box 26 Folder 1 Chapter 6-11


Box 26 Folder 2 Chapter 12-14


Box 26 Folder 3 Chapter 15-17


Bound transcripts, copy of original transcript, 1965



Box 27 Black cover, volume 1, pp.1-107, volume 2, pp.108-409



Box 28 Yellow binder, volume 1, pp.1-139, volume 2, pp.140-409


Box 28 Final edited version, flower binder, 1974


Wang, C. T. (Wang, Chengting Thomas; Wang, Zhengting), 王正廷, 1960-1961



Box 29 Folder 3 Correspondence, 1960-1961


Box 29 Folder 4 Interview reports by Julie How, 1960


Box 29 Folder 5 C.T. Wang's memoir, Looking Back and Looking Forward, typescript, 1956



Box 92 C.T. Wang's memoir, Looking Back and Looking Forward, microfilm


Wu, K. C. (Wu, Kuo-Cheng), 吳國楨, 1960-1982

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Wu KuoCheng, 吳國楨口述回憶錄.



Box 26 Folder 4 Correspondence, 1960-1982


Box 26 Folder 5 Interview photos (3), November 1960


Transcripts, in question and answer format, final draft with edits


Box 26 Folder 6 Page 1-219, 1960


Box 26 Folder 7 Page 220-379, 1960



Box 29 Folder 1 Revised, 321 pages, 1963


Box 29 Folder 2 Wu Kuo-Chen: The Night Cometh: A Personal Study of Communist Techniques in China, unpublished manuscript in English, 夜來臨—我對共產主義在華鬥爭策略的研究, 英文未刊稿, 1982



Box 92 Wu Kuo-Chen: The Night Cometh: A Personal Study of Communist Techniques in China, unpublished manuscript in English, in microfilm format



Books 92 Wu Kuo-Chen: Reminiscences, in English, on microfilm, 1946-1953


Zhang, Fakui (Chang, Fa-k'uei), 張發奎, 1946-1984

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Fa-k'uei Chang, 張發奎口述回憶錄. Personal papers are available here:Zhang Fakui papers, 張發奎檔案.



Box 30 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1962-1984


Box 30 Folder 2 Correspondence, publication and edited transcript by Dale Finlayson, 1968-1973


Box 30 Folder 3 Interview photos and negatives, circa 1962-1967


Box 30 Folder 4 Inventory of personal papers, 1967-1968


Box 30 Folder 5 Julie How's working notes, 1961-1967


Box 30 Folder 6 Zhang Fakui autobiography written in Canton, in Chinese, and Julie's notes in English, 張發奎自傳和夏蓮蔭的筆記, November 31, 1946


Interview topics and initial transcripts


Box 30 Folder 7 Interview topics, 1-42


Box 30 Folder 8 Carbon copy, interview 1-20


Box 30 Folder 9 Carbon copy, interview 21-42



Box 31 Folder 1 Interview 1-10


Box 31 Folder 2 Interview 11-20


Box 31 Folder 3 Interview 21-30


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 31


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 32


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 33


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 34


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 35


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 36


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 37


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 38


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 39


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 40


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 41


Box 31 Folder 4 Interview 42


Transcript drafts


Box 31 Folder 5 First draft, chapter 1-10, 1964


Box 31 Folder 6 Second draft with edits, chapter 1-5, 1965



Box 32 Folder 1 Second draft with edits, chapter 6-9, 1965


Box 32 Folder 2 Partially edited version, chapter 1-9, pp.1-199


Box 32 Folder 3 Partially edited version, chapter 1-9, pp.200-451


Box 32 Folder 4 Final edited version


vol. 1, with photos


Box 32 Folder 5 vol. 2



Box 33 Folder 1 vol. 3, with photos


Box 33 Folder 2 vol. 4, with photos


Box 33 Folder 3 vol. 5, with photos


Box 33 Folder 4 vol. 6, with photos


Zuo, Shunsheng (Tso, Shun-sheng), 左舜生, 1919-1968

Oral history transcripts in the files are drafts and editing copies. Researchers are highly recommended to request the finalized memoirs available here:Reminiscences of Shun-sheng Tso, 左舜生口述回憶錄.


Box 33 Folder 5 Correspondence, 1961-1966


Box 33 Folder 6 Interview photos (7) and negatives, April 16, 1968


Box 33 Folder 5 Group photos and negatives of Young China Association members, 少年中國學會合照和負片(2), 1919, circa 1921


Box 33 Folder 7 Names mentioned during interviews, 1961



Box 34 Folder 1-2 Interview topics and initial transcripts with edits, interview 1-29, 1961


Box 34 Folder 3 Final transcript, black bound volume, 1965