Inventory of the Zhang Shuqi papers

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Inventory of the Zhang Shuqi papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
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Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word and MARC record by Elizabeth Konzak.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Zhang Shuqi papers
Dates: 1931-1988
Collection Number: 98028
Creator: Zhang, Shuqi.
Collection Size: 22 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (11 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial records, printed matter, drawings, and photographs, relating to Chinese art and to Chinese-American cultural relations, especially during World War II. Includes papers of Helen Fong Chang, wife of Zhang Shuqi.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English Chinese

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Zhang Shuqi papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1998.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Chinese artist

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial records, printed matter, drawings, and photographs, relating to Chinese art and to Chinese-American cultural relations, especially during World War II. Includes papers of Helen Fong Chang, wife of Zhang Shuqi.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Art--China.
China--Relations--United States.
United States--Relations--China.
Drawings
Chang, Helen Fong, 1912-1992.


Collection Contents

Box: 1

Chang, Helen - European trip, including itinerary.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Hong Kong brochures and Hawaii tourist information
Box: 1

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi) art studio (accounts, catalogues, receipts, and correspondence)

 

Correspondence (mainly received by Helen Chang)

Box: 1

Chang, Helen and Taiwan, 1969-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Includes chinese newspaper clippings, booklet
Box: 1

Chiney, Ralph

Physical Description: (2 postcards)
Box: 1

Chao Shao-an

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box: 1

Chiang Yee

Physical Description: (4 letters, including one condolence and one art work)
Box: 1

Gibbs, Frederic and Erna

Physical Description: (21 letters, 2 photographs, including 8 from Shu-Chi)
Box: 1

Gibbs, Frederic, Jr. (Ted)

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box: 1

Kam Company

Physical Description: (deed of trust, ca. 10pp)
Box: 1

Lowe, Pardee

Physical Description: (7 letters)
Box: 1

Murray, Robert

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box: 1

Smith, Hazel Littlefield

Physical Description: (ca. 12 letters / postcards)
Box: 1

Wood, Ellen

Physical Description: (13 letters, including newspaper clippings)
Box: 2

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Letters, 1944

Box: 2

Clippings, 1949

Box: 2

Correspondence, 1949-1950

Box: 2

Newspaper clippings, 1950

Box: 2

Correspondence, 1951

Physical Description: (1 postcard)
Box: 2

Newspaper clippings, 1952

Scope and Content Note

In Chinese and English.
Box: 2

Correspondence, 1953

Physical Description: (19 letters)
Box: 2

Correspondence, 1954

Box: 2

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Clippings, 1955

Box: 2

Correspondence, 1955

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box: 2

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi), 1956

Physical Description: (2 letters, 2 Chinese newspaper clippings)
Box: 2

Correspondence, 1956

Physical Description: (6 letters)
Box: 2

Correspondence received, 1957

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box: 2

Correspondence (mostly to Helen Chang), College of Chinese Culture, Taiwan

Physical Description: (24 letters)
Box: 2

Miscellaneous correspondence

Scope and Content Note

(some letters in Chinese, clippings, and Relief Fund Committee material)
Box: 2

Correspondence, 1958-1960

Box: 2

Correspondence, 1965-1966

Physical Description: (5 letters)
Box: 2

Skinner, Carl (The Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego). Correspondence, 1966

Box: 3

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Manuscripts and speech drafts.

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings in English, art print, brief biography, photographs, and insight into his own paintings
Box: 3

Painting in the Chinese Manner. Correspondence with Viking Press, 1960s

Scope and Content Note

Includes art cards and artist's drafts
 

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)

Box: 3

Art Association of Montreal annual report, 1941

Box: 3

Clippings and brochure, 1944

Box: 3

Exhibition photographs

 

Zhang Po-lian et al.

Box: 3

Letters in Chinese, mostly addressed to Helen Chang

Box: 3

Correspondence

Physical Description: (ca. 22 letters, mostly addressed to Helen Chang; one for Gordon Chang.)

Scope and Content Note

All in Chinese, but a few are translated
Box: 3

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Clippings (in Chinese) and booklet from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1947-1948

Box: 3

Miscellaneous business letters regarding artwork (in Chinese), investment and property records, and exhibition contracts

Box: 3

Receipts (mostly from Hong Kong)

 

Chang, Helen

Box: 3

Correspondence (Edithe Garton, Hong Kong, Pearl), 1949.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of Chi Chi's first birthday party and of Mrs. Kay Lieberman (and Hank)
Box: 4

Scrapbook, diary, diplomas, 1930s-1940s

Box: 4

Activities - Opening of Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi) gallery.

Scope and Content Note

Includes guest list, invitations, clippings, and fiction writing workshop notebook
Box: 4

Miscellaneous correspondence (including in Chinese)

Box: 4

Correspondence with Galerie Andre Weil, Paris.

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings (one in Chinese) and exhibition tickets
Box: 4

Letters and photographs

Physical Description: (7)
Box: 4

Miscellaneous correspondence

Physical Description: (2 folders)
Box: 4

Correspondence, 1961-1962.

Physical Description: (Yu Shan Han? 6 letters)
Box: 4

Taiwan, 1969-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, clippings, etc.
Box: 4

Bee, Li Poh. Letters from Taiwan

Box: 4

Letters from Taiwan.

Scope and Content Note

Includes name cards
Box: 5

Letters from Amstutz

Box: 5

Letters from Lewis Palen

Box: 5

Correspondence, diary, jokes, 1950s

Box: 5

Letters received, 1957.

Physical Description: (not condolence, 6)
Box: 5

Letters received, 1958

Physical Description: (10)
Box: 5

Correspondence, 1959

Physical Description: (8)
Box: 5

Letters to, 1960s

Physical Description: (13)
Box: 5

Postcard, 1960s

Box: 5

Diary, 1964

Box: 5

Letters received, 1968

Physical Description: (4)
Box: 5

Correspondence (mostly received by Helen Chang), 1970

Box: 5

Calendar, 1980

Box: 5

Medical records and official documents (driver's license), 1989

Box: 5

Activities.

Scope and Content Note

Includes sketches.
Box: 5

Miscellaneous material. Correspondence, etc. (in English and Chinese)

Box: 5

Chang, Gordon and Stanford

Box: 6

Box: 6

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Letters, 1957 January-August

Box: 6

Correspondence, mostly condolence

Scope and Content Note

(Madame Chiang Kai Shek; Chang Chi-yun, Minister of Education, Taiwan; Charlotte and Frederick Vickery; Avery Brundage (De Young Museum); Consulate of the Republic of China, Seattle, Washington; Office of the prime minister of Canada; LiFu Chen)
 

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)

 

Condolence letters

Box: 6

Part I.

Physical Description: (39)

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters for scholarship fund
Box: 6

Part II.

Physical Description: (94)
Box: 6

Part III.

Physical Description: (108)
Box: 6

Eulogy, letters, funeral announcements in newspapers

Box: 6

Letters from Taiwan

Box: 7

Chang, Helen. Sketches

Box: 7

China postcards (blank)

Box: 7

Chinese Newsweek and booklets

Box: 7

Blueprints

Box: 7

China Gold

Box: 8

Chinese booklets and books

Physical Description: (35)
Box: 9

Chinese Art Yearbook, 1947

Box: 9

Chinese booklets

Physical Description: (29)
Box: 10

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi) - Painting in the Chinese Manner, Viking Press

Box: 10

Drafts of Painting in the Chinese Manner

Box: 10

Chang, Helen. Notes on Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)'s artwork

Box: 10

Conversational English instruction book

Box: 10

Specimen of Chinese calligraphy book

Box: 10

Chinese art booklets

Box: 10

Modern Chinese painting book

 

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)

Box: 10

Notecards

Box: 10

Thoughts on various painters and different kinds of paint

Box: 11

Chinese books on three kingdoms, etc.

Physical Description: (20)
Box: 12

Chinese books

Physical Description: (13).

Scope and Content Note

Includes Chinese-English dictionary and one art book on flowers
Box: 13

Guestbook, 1941 and 1946.

Box: 13

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Diary, 1942-1945, 1947, 1949, 1953, 1955-1957

Box: 13

Chinese art books

Box: 14

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi) family and friends. Photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Including landscape photographs of China
Box: 14

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi) family, friends, and miscellaneous excursions. Photo negatives

Physical Description: (2 folders)
 

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)

Box: 14

Photo negatives of school/university (in 2 parts)

Box: 14

Photographs from studios

Box: 14

Photographs of artwork

Box: 14

Photographs of people and artist

Box: 14

Positives or overhead transparencies of artwork (in 2 parts)

Box: 15

Exhibitions booklets, flyers, and art cards.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a newspaper clipping (in Chinese) and two letters from art institutes
Box: 15

Exhibition booklets, part 1.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Chinese diary?
Box: 15

Exhibition booklets, part 2.

Scope and Content Note

mostly of the Royal Ontario Museum exhibition in 1942
Box: 15

Miscellaneous manuscripts

Box: 15

Clippings, 1943

Box: 15

Box: 15

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi) and Helen. Photo negatives of artwork (some with artist at work)

Box: 15

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Photographs of and at exhibitions

 

Letters

Box: 16

Museums, 1945-1947

Physical Description: (15)
Box: 16

Schools and clubs, 1943-1946

Physical Description: (53)
Box: 16

Galerie Andre Weil, Paris

Box: 16

Order letters

Box: 16

Orders for Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)'s art, 1950-1952

Physical Description: (2 folders)
Box: 16

Order forms and letter requests, 1960s

Box: 17

Sketches

Box: 17

Sketch books

Physical Description: (4)
Box: 17

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi) art cards

Physical Description: (4 boxes)
Box: 17

Address books

Box: 17

Chinese books

Physical Description: (3)
Box: 18

Notebooks

Physical Description: (2)
Box: 18

Letter (in Chinese)

Box: 18

Order forms, 1950

Box: 19

Clippings (in Chinese)

Box: 20

Correspondence of Helen Chang with the National Museum of History, Taiwan

Box: 20

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Letters from Taiwan and China

Box: 20

Chinese correspondence

Box: 20

Miscellaneous correspondence

 

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)

Box: 20

Clippings, 1950s

Box: 20

Clippings, 1960s

Box: 20

Clippings (in Chinese), 1980

Box: 21

Chinese calligraphy instruction book

Box: 21

Songs from Abroad booklet

Physical Description: (5)
Box: 21

Chang, Helen. Trophy, Chinese National Open Tennis Championship

Box: 22

Chinese booklets

 

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)

Box: 22

Art work

Box: 22

Oversize photographs of painter during exhibitions

Physical Description: (negatives and smaller photographs in box 14)
Box: 22

Pictures and posters of artwork in The Eastern Pictorial, March 1941

Box: 22

X-rays of stomach and duodenum, 1946

Box: 22

The Life of China

Physical Description: (8)
Box: 22

The Observatory Review

Box: 22

Chao Shao-An's paintings

Physical Description: (3 booklets)
Box: 22

Paintings by Hwang Chun Pi

Box: 23

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Painting of birds (on silk?)

Box: 23

Posters of Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)'s exhibition in Paris (Galerie Andre Weil)

Box: 23

Chinese writing (from Painting in the Chinese Manner?)

Box: 23

Chao Shao-an's paintings

Box: 23

Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi). Scrapbook of clippings

Scope and Content Note

(mainly in Chinese)
Box: 23

Metal print of Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)'s message of world peace to President Roosevelt

Box: 23

Chinese painting scrolls

Box: 23

Miscellaneous

 

Correspondence - Zhang, Shuqi (Chang Shu-chi)'s studios, 1953-1955

Box: 24

A-B

Physical Description: (67 letters)
Box: 24

C

Physical Description: (66 letters)
Box: 24

D-H

Physical Description: (76 letters)
Box: 24

Gordon, Jean to Helen Chang

Physical Description: (9 letters)
Box: 24

J-K

Physical Description: (46 letters)
Box: 24

L

Physical Description: (30 letters)
Box: 24

M-O

Physical Description: (71 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Includes many letters from O'Leary
Box: 24

P

Physical Description: (26 letters)
Box: 24

R

Physical Description: (26 letters)
Box: 24

S

Physical Description: (12 letters)
Box: 24

Sawyer, Allen (Kien Chung Tea House)

Physical Description: (29 letters)
Box: 24

Schultz, Oscar

Physical Description: (20 letters)
Box: 24

Schwade, Edward

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box: 24

Senutovitch, George

Physical Description: (6 letters)
Box: 24

T-W

Physical Description: (35 letters)
Box: 24

Tai Chan Co.

Physical Description: (12 letters)
Box: 24

Y-Z

Physical Description: (19 letters)
 

Motion Picture Film undated

Physical Description: 2 Reels
Reel : 1

Harmon Foundation and China Institute in America motion picture film: Out of a Chinese painting brush: Professor Chang Shu-Chi shows his masterful skill, undated

Physical Description: color, English narration, 11 minutes

Access Information

Access copy available. Use copy reference number: 98028_f_0000779
Reel : 2

Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology motion picture film: a Chinese artist: the method and technique of Chang Shu-chi professor of fine arts in the National Central University of China, undated

Physical Description: color, silent, 17 minutes

Access Information

Access copy available. Use copy reference number: 98028_f_0000780