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At a Glance
Arranged in original order.
The Huang Fu papers contain 12 microfilm reels of materials with one box of duplicates relating to his political activities during the revolutions and the early Republican period. Materials in the collection consist of correspondence, letters, telegrams, political documents, speeches, and writings mostly relating to the Coup d'etat of 1924, the Nanking Incident, the Jinan Incident, and the Tanggu Truce settlement and the resumption of rail and postal service. Some notable correspondents are Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), Duan Qirui (段祺瑞), Feng Yuxiang (馮玉祥), Zhang Bingling (章炳麟), Zhang Qun (張群), Tang Youren (唐有壬), Jiang Zuobin (蔣作賓), Tan Yankai (譚延闓), Yang Yongtai (楊永泰), He Yingqin (何應欽), Wang Jingwei (汪精衛), Yin Tong, Yuan Liang (袁良).
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Other Finding Aids
Inventory of the papers in Box 1 Folder 1, prepared by Tekong Tong, in 1961.
Same collection exist at the Hoover Institution Archives. Huang Fu papers. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt129030wk/entire_text/
Conditions Governing Access
The following boxes are located off-site: Box 2. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML 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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Huang Fu papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Chinese oral history project collection, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University. Finding Aid. This collection contains administrative information related to the project, including the interviewee files relating to the Mme. Huang Fu's interviews.
Huang Fu papers, Hoover Institution Archives. Finding aid.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Separated from the Chinese oral history project collection due to the papers' historical and research value and to allow better discovery and access. Processed in September 2018 by Yingwen Huang.
2018-09-30 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Huang Fu (pinyin and Wade-Giles: Huang, Fu; Chinese: 黃郛; simplified Chinese: 黄郛; original name: Shaolin, 紹麟; courtesy name: Yingbai, 膺白; alias: Zhaowei, 昭甫) was born in Zhejiang province, 1880. He received military training at the Tokyo Shinbu Gakko (東京振武学校), joined Tongmenghui, and met Chiang Kai-shek and Zhang Qun during his study in Japan. He later graduated from the Military Survey Academy in Tokyo and returned to China in 1910. While Huang Fu assisted Chen Qimei to mobilize the revolutionaries for the Wuchang Uprising, Huang, Chen, and Chiang became sworn brothers. In 1913, he revolted against Yuan Shikai with the revolutionary groups. After the revolution failed, he was in exile in the U.S until 1916, when he returned to China to participated in the National Protection War (護国战争). He was a prolific author and published his writings on topics relating to Chinese politics and the future of China. In 1921, he was sent to the U.S. and Europe as a delegate to study economics. After returning to China in 1922, he served as the Acting Foreign Minister, the Minister of Education in 1923, the Vice Chairman of the Financial Rehabilitation Commission in 1924. In 1927, he was appointed the Mayor of Shanghai, and later the Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1928. He was also involved in the aftermath of the Nanking Incident (南京事件) and the Jinan Incident (済南事件). In 1933, he was the Chairman of the Peiping Political Affairs Council and facilitated the Tanggu Truce (塘沽协定) negotiation with the Japanese Army. In 1934, he was appointed the Minister of Interior. He died in Shanghai, 1936, at the age of 57.