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Guide to the Erik J. Koch Collection, 1923-1948
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Biographical Information:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Erik J. Koch Collection
    Dates: 1923-1948
    Identification: OCH/EJK
    Creator: Koch, Erik J.
    Physical Description: 0.12 linear feet
    Language of Materials:

    English

    Chinese

    Spanish;Castilian

    Russian
    Repository: Old China Hands Archives
    Abstract: Erik J. Koch was born in Denmark in 1895, and traveled to China in 1923 to work as a sea captain. The collection contains various documents belonging to Koch related to his time in China, including his Foreigners’ Resident Certificate, receipts and documents from various doctors in Shanghai, business cards, master’s certificates, and records related to his service on various ships. Also included is a certificate of competency for a wireless course offered by the Russian Mercantile Marine Association in Shanghai that was awarded to Koch’s son, also named Erik Koch.

    Biographical Information:

    Erik J. Koch was born in Denmark in 1895, and traveled to China in 1923 to work as a sea captain. His son, also named Erik Koch, was born October 30, 1927.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records
    Photographic material

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Jessica Geiser, 2013

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Erik J. Koch Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

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    Scope and Contents

    The Erik J. Kock Collection contains various documents belonging to Koch related to his experience in China as a sea captain, including his Foreigners’ Resident Certificate, receipts and documents from various doctors in Shanghai, business cards, master’s certificates, and records related to his service on various ships. Also included is a certificate of competency for a wireless course offered by the Russian Mercantile Marine Association in Shanghai that was awarded to Koch’s son, also named Erik Koch.