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   Benjamin Waugh papers, 1925-1933, bulk 1927-1928

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

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Summary Information

Abstract

The Benjamin Waugh papers mainly consist of photographs that documented the National Revolution Army’s Northern Expedition in various northern cities in China dating from 1927 to 1928. Other materials include letters, a grocery company’s income, and photographic postcards depicting sceneries in China.

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079695 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Waugh, Benjamin.
Title:Benjamin Waugh papers, 1925-1933, bulk 1927-1928
Physical description:0.4 Linear Feet (63 items in 1 manuscript box))
Language(s):In Chinese and English.
Access: This collection is located on-site. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

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Description

Scope and Content

The Benjamin Waugh papers contain two letters with envelopes from Baldwin Lee from 1925 and 1933, six undated photographic postcards, an account of a grocery company’s income in Chinese, a Kodak film envelope, and fifty-two photographs of the National Revolution Army in various Chinese cities during the Northern Expedition, dating from 1925-1933, with the bulk dates from 1927 to 1928. The photographs in the papers depict the everyday life of soldiers from the National Republican Army (國民革命軍) as well as official photographs from the Photograph Department, Airplane Brigade, Aviation Division of the National Revolution Army Headquarters (國民革命軍總司令部航空處飛機隊攝影科製品).

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on 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); Benjamin Waugh papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed JHR 03/29/90. Finding aid updated by Yingwen Huang in July 2018.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2018-08-10 EAD finding aid updated.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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Black and white photograph.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Correspondence.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographic postcards.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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China--History--1912-1928.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
China--History--1928-1937.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
China--History--Northern Expedition, 1926-1928.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
China.--Lu jun.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Students.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Guo min ge ming jun.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lee, Baldwin.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Waugh, Benjamin.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Benjamin Waugh was admitted to Columbia University in 1917, but he later withdrew.

Baldwin Lee (Traditional Chinese: 李寶榮; Simplified Chinese: 李宝荣) received his degree from the Teacher’s College at Columbia University. After returning to China, he was a faculty member of the Department of Education at Lingnan University (嶺南大學) from the late 1920s to 1930s. He also served as the chairman of the department during his tenure at Lingnan University.

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