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Wellington Koo papers, 1906-1992, bulk 1931-1966

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Series XI: Photographs

Series contains photographs depicting Wellington Koo's entire life dating from 1908 to 1988. Photographs primarily depict his activities as an ambassador as well as his involvement in important historical events throughout his career and personal life. Also included are photographs of his family, friends, colleagues, as well as the staff of the embassies at various social events. The portraits include Wellington Koo as well as portraits of prominent Chinese and world leaders inscribed to Koo. Additional photographs may also be found with files in other series.

Arranged semi-chronologically.



Box 225 Folder 1 Family photograph taken at La Guardia airport (1), 1951


Box 225 Folder 1 Governor Poletti presents Silver Medallion to Dr. Wellington Koo as Mme. Juliana Koo smiles (1), September 23, 1964


Box 225 Folder 1 Hearing of the Ethiopia and Liberia v. South Africa (1), October 1962


Box 225 Folder 1 Koo in London (1), circa 1940s


Box 225 Folder 1 Koo with Archbishop of Canterbury and Dr. Scott Ligett (2), July 1944


Box 225 Folder 1 China United Aid Fund and Chinese Goodwill mission luncheon (2), January 3, 1944


Box 225 Folder 1 British Parliamentary Mission's visit to Chongqing, China (4), December 1942


Box 225 Folder 1 Visit to Northampton, U.K. (1), May 20, 1944


Box 225 Folder 2 Yu-chang Wellington Koo Jr. (顧裕昌), Freeman Fu-chang Koo (顧福昌), Young Freeman Matthews, and Mildred Murphy (1), 1938


Box 225 Folder 2 Wang Yunwu's (王雲五) visit at D.C. Embassy (4), circa 1940s


Box 225 Folder 3 Wellington Koo with Juliana Young Koo (3), July 2, 1961


Box 225 Folder 3 Koo with oral history interviewer, 1976


Box 225 Folder 3 H.H. Kung 孔祥熙 (2), 1940s


Box 225 Folder 3 Koo arriving in D.C. to attend Dumbarton Oaks (1), 1944


Box 225 Folder 4 Koo and the Sing Lu Sing Sisters, California (2), 1956


Box 225 Folder 5 Event at D.C. Embassy, 1940s


Box 225 Folder 6 Dr. Koo with President Chiang Kai-shek (2), circa 1950s


Box 225 Folder 7 Portrait of Dr. Koo in court robe (7), 1962



Box 214 Folder 12 Memoir of early childhood, typescript, 1958


Box 214 Folder 12 Interview and collection donation to Columbia (7), 1963


Box 214 Folder 12 Koo receiving the Alexander Hamilton award (9), 1949


Box 214 Folder 12 Opening of the 1947 nation-wide campaign of United Service to China (1), 1947


Box 214 Folder 12 Visit to Philadelphia's Republican Women of Pennsylvania (1), 1954


Box 214 Folder 12 Wedemeyer leaves for a fact-finding survey in China and Korea (1), 1947


Box 214 Folder 12 Portrait of Koo (2), 1951, 1963


Box 214 Folder 12 Koo at the United Nations (1), 1951


Box 214 Folder 12 Koo at the White House with President Truman (1), 1949


Box 214 Folder 12 Meet the press with Ambassador Wellington Koo (1), November 4, 1949


Box 214 Folder 12 Friends of the Columbia Libraries Dinner Attendance List, February 5, 1964



Box 263 Folder 1 Activities with friends and family, Circa 1930s-1976


Box 263 Folder 2 Koo's caricatures, 1945-1946


Box 263 Folder 3 Koo with Peter H.L. Chang (Zhang Xueliang, 張學良) in China, 1929


Box 263 Folder 4 Koo with Lytton Commission, 1931-1932


Box 263 Folder 5 Koo's appointment to Paris as Ambassador, 1932


Box 263 Folder 6 Koo in Geneva and Paris, 1932-1933, 1935


Box 263 Folder 6 T.V. Soong's (宋子文) visit to Paris, 1933


Box 263 Folder 7 Koo in Nanjing, Geneva, Paris, Monte Carlo, Vintmille, 1936


Box 263 Folder 8 H.H. Kung's (孔祥熙) visit to Geneva, circa 1937


Box 263 Folder 9 Koo in Geneva and Paris, and Brussels (Nine Power Treaty Conference), 1937


Box 263 Folder 10 Koo in Amsterdam, Geneva, and Paris, 1938


Box 263 Folder 11 Koo's decoration at the Vatican and Conference in Geneva, 1939


Box 263 Folder 11 Sun Fo's (孫科) visit to Paris, 1939


Box 263 Folder 12 Chinese Ambassadors group photograph, 1941


Box 263 Folder 12 Chinese military personnel at the reception hosted by the Overseas League, 1941


Box 263 Folder 12 Speech at BBC, 1941


Box 263 Folder 12 Lawn Tennis party, September 1941


Box 263 Folder 12 Farewell dinner given by the Anglo-Chinese Development Association to the Cooperative delegates, 1941


Box 263 Folder 13 Chinese embassy in London, 1941


Box 263 Folder 14 President Roosevelt's 60th birthday in London, January 1942


Box 263 Folder 15 Meeting in London and the opening of the Seamen's Club, 1942


Box 263 Folder 16 British Parliamentary Mission's visit to Chongqing, China, 1942-1943


Box 263 Folder 16 "Aid for China" concert at the Albert Hall in London, September 1942


Box 263 Folder 17 In Aberdeen, Scotland (including honorary badge), January 27, 1943


Box 263 Folder 17 In Birmingham, U.K., 1943


Box 263 Folder 17 In Nottingham, U.K., 1943



Box 264 Folder 1 Confucian Exhibition, July 1943


Box 264 Folder 2 "China-our ally" meeting at the Albert Hall in London, July 1943


Box 264 Folder 2 Chinese Goodwill Mission to London, January 1944


Box 264 Folder 3 Chinese Naval Mission to London, January 1944


Box 264 Folder 3 United Aid to China Flag Day, January 3, 1944


Box 264 Folder 3 Koo with Archbishop of Canterbury and Dr. Scott Ligett, July 1944


Box 264 Folder 4 Arriving at Washington D.C. to attend Dumbarton Oaks Conference, August 1944


Box 264 Folder 5 Inside Dumbarton Oaks Conference, 1944


Box 264 Folder 6 Group photos outside of Dumbarton Oaks Conference, 1944


Box 264 Folder 7 Conference of Diplomats and Counsels in New York, October 1944


Box 264 Folder 8 United Nations Conference in San Francisco, with programs and related conference information and brochures, 1945

Also see Box 80 Folder 7 for a photograph of the Chinese delegations at a press interview.


Box 264 Folder 9 Returning to Washington D.C. from San Francisco, 1945


Box 264 Folder 10 United Nations Conference in London (First session of the United Nations General Assembly), January 1946


Box 264 Folder 11 Koo with Queen Mary and dinner at Buckingham Palace, June 1946


Box 264 Folder 12 General Assembly of the United Nations, October 25, 1946


Box 264 Folder 12 Ad Hoc Committee on the Palestinian Question, September 25, 1947


Box 264 Folder 12 Reception in Washington D.C., October 11, 1946


Box 264 Folder 12 Centennial Dinner at City College, 1946


Box 264 Folder 13 Koo Entering the White House, Washington D.C., 1946


Box 264 Folder 13 Embassy staff and Koo at the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C., 1946


Box 264 Folder 13 Photographs from friends in New York, 1946


Box 264 Folder 14 Events in New York and Washington D.C., 1947


Box 264 Folder 15 Cocktail Party in Washington D.C., October 1, 1947


Box 264 Folder 16 Koo decorates Herbert H. Lehman, July 31, 1947


Box 264 Folder 17 Koo decorates Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, March 8, circa 1940s


Box 264 Folder 18 Koo decorates Jesse H. Jones and Patrick J. Hurley, April 9, 1948


Box 264 Folder 19 Other decorations and events, 1940s



Box 265 Folder 1 Koo's speech and reception, circa 1940s


Box 265 Folder 2 Madame Koo and [Truman?] in Washington D.C., circa 1940s


Box 265 Folder 3 Madame Chiang-Soong Mayling and American VIP at the Officers' Moral Endeavor Association (勵志社) headquarter in Nanjing, China, circa 1940s


Box 265 Folder 4 Campaign of United Services to China, Kansas, January 1947


Box 265 Folder 5 Koo's visit to Fort Riley, Kansas, January 1947


Box 265 Folder 6 Foreign Policy Association meeting, March 1948


Box 265 Folder 6 Wang Yunwu (王雲五) in D.C. to attend the 3rd annual conference of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), September 1948


Box 265 Folder 6 FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) Conference and signing of the International Wheat Agreement, March 1948


Box 265 Folder 7 Fraternity Group photo, June 1949


Box 265 Folder 7 Far Eastern Commission Conference, January 6, 1949


Box 265 Folder 7 Koo receiving the Alexander Hamilton medal from Frank Hogan and General Eisenhower, January 12, 1949


Box 265 Folder 8 Koo and Quo Tai-chi (郭泰祺) in London, February 24, 1949


Box 265 Folder 8 Koo and Li Zongren (李宗仁) in New York, 1950


Box 265 Folder 9 Reception at the Chinese Embassy with Archbishop Paul Yu pin (于斌), in Washington D.C., January 1, 1951


Box 265 Folder 10 Koo at Meet the Press Program, January 29, 1952


Box 265 Folder 10 Commencement exercise at Pennsylvania State Teacher's College and other events, May 29, 1951


Box 265 Folder 11 In Honor of Toy Len Goon, American Mother of the Year, May 14, 1952


Box 265 Folder 12 Koo with diplomats from various countries, 1952


Box 265 Folder 13 Reception given to Chinese military missions to Washington D.C., circa 1940s-1950s


Box 265 Folder 14 Koo's visit to Pennsylvania and address to the Republican Women of Pennsylvania, May 17, 1954


Box 265 Folder 15 Annual Meetings of the China Foundation, 1955-1956


Box 265 Folder 16 Events in Washington D.C., circa 1940s-1950s


Box 265 Folder 17 International Court of Justice, during trial, circa 1962

Damaged


Box 265 Folder 18 Columbia's reception on the completion of Koo's oral history, 1976



Box 266 Folder 1-2 Social events in Washington D.C., circa 1940s-1950s


Box 266 Folder 3-4 General Huang and Chow and official military attache's visit to Washington D.C., circa 1940s-1950s


Box 266 Folder 5 Compilation of Portrait of Wellington Koo (1912-1949), compiled by Kia Chi Tsien and Patricia Koo Tsien, 2017


Box 266 Folder 6 Koo's portraits, circa 1940s-1965


Box 266 Folder 7 Industrial survey of Hua Nung factory (華農工廠) in Tao-an City, Jilin Province, 1931



Box 267 Folder 1 Compilation of Photographs of Wellington Koo, compiled by Kia Chi Tsien and Patricia Koo Tsien, 2017

The album covers achievements of Koo during his lifetime.


Box 267 Folder 2 Photographs (1932-1946) used in Exhibition in Jiading, Shanghai, 1988


Box 267 Folder 3 Notes and photographs of the development and installation of the 1988 exhibition on Wellington Koo in Jiading, Shanghai, 1988



Box 268 Folder 1 Portraits of Koo, taken in China, Paris, and London, 1930s-1940s


Box 268 Folder 2 Portraits of Koo, taken in Washington D.C. and New York, 1940s


Box 268 Folder 3 Board of Editors of Columbia Monthly, 1908


Box 268 Folder 3 Columbia Class of 1909 Reunion, June 10, 1964


Box 268 Folder 4 Signed portraits and photographs, 1930-1952, 1969

Portraits of: Chen Lifu, George Yeh (葉公超), etc.


Box 268 Folder 5 Signed portraits, 1943, undated

Portraits of: Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang May-ling Soong


Box 268 Folder 6 Photographs of Koo with various important figures, 1937-1950s

Reception at the Brussels Conference (1937); U.N. Chinese Delegation in London; China Foundation Board of Trustees (circa 1950s); Koo and Chiang Kai-shek; President Truman and Koo (circa 1945)



Box 290 Folder 7 Photographs of Koo with various important figures, 1940s-1950s

Koo meets with various ambassadors and U.S. politicians and figures in Washington D.C.


Box 290 Folder 6 Photographs Koo, George Yeh (葉公超), Chiang Ching-kuo, Dwight Eisenhower, John Foster Dulles, etc., 1953-1954


Box 290 Folder 1 Family photograph taken in Shanghai, circa 1940s

Fragile, in glass frame.


Box 290 Folder 2 Chiang-Soong, Mayling (Madame Chiang Kai-shek)'s visit to Washington D.C., December 1949-January 1950

Fragile, in glass frame.



Box Flat 291 Folder 1 Oversize portraits of Wellington Koo, 1921-1946


Box Flat 291 Folder 2 Oversize photographs, 1908, 1940s-1950s

Photographs include: Zhang Run'e (張潤娥, Koo's first wife) and her family; Koo and unidentified British in London; Victor Hoo (胡世澤), H.H. Kung (孔祥熙), Wellington Koo (顧維鈞), Tao-ming Wei (魏道明), and an unidentified Chinese military attache; group photograph with Chinese military attache; Madame Koo, Madame Chiang-Soong Mayling, and Wellington Koo; portrait of T.V. Soong (宋子文)



Box Flat 293 Folder 5 Group photograph of the Chinese Delegation at the United Nations Third Session Part II (出席聯合國大會三屆二期會議中國代表團合影), New York, May 1949


Box Flat 293 Folder 5 Photograph of Koo with important figures, 1950s



Box 289 Folder 18 Photographs of China during Sino-Japanese War, circa 1930s

In Nanking



Box 255 Folder 10 Portrait of Yang Hucheng (楊虎城), October 1937