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Huang, Fu papers, 1913-1945

Summary Information

Abstract

The Huang Fu papers consist of materials relating to Huang Fu's political involvement in the early revolutions, the Coup d'etat of 1924, the Nanking Incident, the Jinan Incident, the Tanggu Truce settlement and its aftermath, dating mostly from 1913 to 1945. Materials included in the papers are correspondence, documents, letters, telegrams, speeches and writings.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1951
Bib ID 13527753 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Huang, Fu, 1880-1936
Title Huang, Fu papers, 1913-1945
Physical Description 0.8 Linear Feet (2 manuscript box)
Language(s) Chinese .
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/

Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in original order.

Description

Content Description

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

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Huang Fu papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Material

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.

Reminiscences of Huang Shen I-yun, 黃沈亦云口述回憶錄.

Huang Fu papers, Hoover Institution Archives. Finding aid.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mme. Huang-Shen Yiyun, 1962. Permission to microfilm and photocopy the personal papers received by the Chinese oral history project during the oral history interviews with Mme. Huang-Shen Yiyun in 1962. Transferred from East Asian Institute with the Chinese oral history project collection in 1980.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

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.

Revision Description

2018-09-30 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Documents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Telegrams Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
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Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Duan, Qirui, 1865-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Feng, Yuxiang, 1882-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
He, Yingqin, 1890-1987 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jiang, Zuobin, 1884-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen -- China Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tan, Yankai, 1880-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tang, Youren Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wang, Jingwei, 1883-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Writing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Yang, Yongtai, 1880-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Yin, Tong, 1889-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Yuan, Liang Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zhang, Qun, 1889?- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zhang, Taiyan, 1869-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.

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Huang Fu papers, 1913-1945



Box 1 Folder 1 Index to Huang Fu papers, in English, 1961

Prepared by Tekong Tong.


Volume I, 第一卷, 1913-1945

Correspondence, 信函. Materials include Yuan Shikai's 1913 proclamation offering a reward for Huang Fu, dead or alive, as well as letters and telegrams between Huang Fu and Duan Qirui (段祺瑞), Feng Yuxiang, Zhang Bingling, Tang Youren, Jiang Zuobin (蔣作賓), Tan Yankai (譚延闓), Yang Yongtai, He Yingqin, Wang Jingwei, and other notable people. The majority of the materials are secret communications between Chiang Kai-shek and Huang Fu, who was his negotiator with Japan from 1927 to 1935.

Available in microfilm and paper print out.


Photocopies version, 影印版


Box 1 Folder 2 1913-1928


Box 1 Folder 3 1928-1931


Box 1 Folder 4 1931-1933


Box 1 Folder 5 1933-1934


Box 1 Folder 6 1934-1945



Box 2 Microfilm version (缩微版), Vol.1, Reel 1


Box 2 Microfilm version (缩微版), Vol.1, Reel 2


Volume II, 第二卷, 1913-1936

Documents related to the Coup d'etat of 1924, Nanking Incident, Jinan Incident, Tanggu Truce, resumption of railway and postal services, and incoming and outgoing correspondence with important political figures such as Chiang Kai-shek, Wang Jingwei, Tang Youren, He Yingqin, Yang Yongtai, Yin Tong, Yuan Liang (袁良), etc.

Available only in microfilm.


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 1, 1924-1928

Coup d'etat of 1924, Nanking Incident of 1928, 1924 年北京政变和1928年南京事件相关文件


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 2, 1928

Jinan Incident, 济南事件


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 3, 1933-1936

Draft history of Tanggu Truce and other materials, 塘沽停战协定历史回忆录与其他文件


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 4, 1933-1934

File 5,6,8: Message between Huang Fu and Tang Yu-jen; documents on Tanggu Truce and the resumption of railway and postal service between the rest of China and Manchuria, 塘沽停战协定与恢复中国满洲通车通邮有关文件


Correspondence, 信函, 1913-1936

More than 1000 messages exchanged between Huang Fu and important figures (grouped by correspondent) and dating from 1933 to 1935 when Huang Fu was the chairman of the Beiping Political Council, while the northern part of China was under severe Japanese pressure.


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 5

File 7 Part A: Messages between Huang Fu and Wang Jingwei


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 6

File 7B and 9: Messages between Huang Fu and Wang Jingwei and between Huang Fu and Chiang Kai-shek.


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 7

File 10 and 11: Messages between Huang Fu and Ho Ying-chin, between Huang Fu and Yang Yung-tai


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 8

File 12: Messages between Huang fu and Chang Chun


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 9

File 13: messages between Huang Fu and Yin Yung; File 14: messages between Huang Fu and Yuan Liang


Box 2 Vol.2, Reel 10

File 16-18: A variety of letters to and from Huang Fu and other people. Also included are confidential reports, minutes of important meetings, original draft of Chiang Kai-shek's manifesto of resignation released on August 12, 1927 but signed on August 6, and a draft constitution of the Blue Shirt Society (復興社).