Rare Book & Manuscript Library

V. K. Wellington Koo papers, 1906-1992, bulk 1931-1966

Series XIII: Audio Visual materials, 1946-1977

Audiovisual materials must be digitized in order to access them. Please contact RBML special-formats digital reproduction service.

Series contains audio visual materials of 8 cassette tapes, 2 reel to reel motion picture films, and 9 audio tapes of speeches, broadcasts, interviews, birthday celebration events, opera, and hobbies, dating from 1946 to 1977.

Arranged chronologically.

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1/4" Reel to reel audio tape

Box 288 35th Anniversary of the Chinese Republic, October 10, 1946, 1 open reel audiotape

Box 288 NBC Asia's role in world affairs, June 7, 1947, 1 open reel audiotape

Box 288 Speech recorded by Y.Y. Wang, undated, 1 open reel audiotape

Box 288 Speech from Mrs. Goon (Toy Len Goon, American Mother of the Year), May 14, 1952, 1 open reel audiotape

Box 288 New Year Speech, 1953, 1 open reel audiotape

Box 288 Unlabeled speeches/broadcasts, undated, 4 open reel audiotapes


Box 288 Discussion of Chinese History, Koo, Patricia Koo Tsien, Kia Chi Tsien, in Chinese, January 1975, 2 audiocassettes

Box 288 Koo interview, undated, 2 audiocassettes

Box 288 Koo's 90th Birthday celebration, January 28, 1977, 2 audiocassettes

Include opera at party and Columbia University involved Dean Harvey Picker

Box 288 Koo's 90th birthday, January 30, 1977, 2 audiocassettes

Include opera, speeches in Chinese and English

Motion Picture Films (Reel to reel)

Box 288 Fishing at Boca Grande, undated, 2 film reels