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Hong Yen Chang papers and addenda
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CONTAINER LIST

Box 1

Book-Notebook

Folder 1

Book--Hawai yinxiang ji by Cai Tingkai (1935)

The book is signed and dedicated to Charlotte Chang. In Chinese
Folder 2

Calligraphy [undated]

In Chinese. Item transferred to Box 1 (2)
Folder 3

Certificate--United States of America Certificate of Residence issued to Yee Jim (1894, Jan. 24)

Folder 4

Chronologies (lists)--Hong Yen and Charlotte (Ah Tye) Chang [after 1972]

Folder 5

Clippings (information artifacts)--Bessie Caroline Ah Tye (1907)

Included: Bessie Ah Tye's business card
Folder 6

Clippings (information artifacts)--Charlotte Chang (1968-1969)

Included: Clippings related to Kong Chow Temple
Folder 7

Clippings (information artifacts)--Future of Prince Rupert Linked Up with the Prosperity of the Orient (1912, July 11)

Included: Transcription and USB flash drive
Folder 8

Clippings (information artifacts)--Hong Yen Chang (1890)

Photocopies
Folder 9

Clippings (information artifacts)--Lillian Y. Chang (1976, Oct. 13)

Folder 10

Clippings (information artifacts)--Oliver Chang (1980)

Folder 11

Correspondence--Chang, Charlotte to Chow Shin Bo (1928, Nov. 9)

Thank you letter on behalf of Oakland International Institute
Folder 12

Correspondence--Smith, Oliver C. to Hong Yen Chang (1906, May 5)

Included: Envelope and photocopy of the letter
Folder 13

Correspondence--Soong, Ching-ling to Charlotte Chang (1917, Mar. 14)

Included: Envelope and transcription
Folder 14

Engagement papers--Dilly Ah Tye, Sr. and Rose Wong [undated]

In Chinese
Folder 15

Excerpts--Kong Chow Temple Report prepared by Jonathan H.X. Lee (2016)

Photocopies
Folder 16

Excerpts--Roar of the Monitors by Jann Garvis p. 71 (2004)

Photocopies
Folder 17

Genealogical tables--Ah Tye family tree [after 1987]

Folder 18

Notebook--Dilly Ah Tye, Sr. [before 1940]

The first half of the notebook concerns Chinese herbal remedies and the second half is about the birth of his children. In English and Chinese
Box 2

Photographs-Yearbook

Folder 1

Photographs--Ah Tye family (1888-1900s)

Folder 2

Photographs--Chang family and friends (1900s)

Included: Family portraits and group photographs
Folder 3

Photographs--Charlotte Ah Tye Chang (1900s)

Folder 4

Photographs--Hong Yen Chang (1879-1910)

Folder 5

Photographs--Miscellaneous (1900s)

Six photographs of portraits and one photograph of flowers in front of Oliver Chang's house
Folder 6

Photographs--Oliver Chang (1900s)

Folder 7

Photographs--Ora Chang (1900s)

Included: McKinley School photograph, 1909
Folder 8

Photographic postcards--2413 Fulton, Berkeley, Calif. (1906)

Folder 9

Postcards--Ah Tye, Dilly, Sr. to Rose Wong (1908, Jan. 24)

Folder 10

Postcards--Chang, Hong Yen to Oliver and Ora Chang (1907 and 1908)

Folder 11

Printed materials (objects genre) and articles--Posthumous admission of Hong Yen Chang (2014-2015)

Item 1: California Historical Supreme Court Historical Society, Righting A Wrong, After 125 Years, Hong Yen Chang Becomes A California Lawyer; Item 2: In The Supreme Court of California, regarding HONG YEN CHANG on Admission, filed 3/16/2015; Item 3: UC Davis students seek to get long-dead Chinese immigrant admitted to state bar by Stephen Magagnini; Item 4: Pioneers in the Fight for the Inclusion of Chinese Students in American Legal Education and Legal Profession by Li Chen, Washington University in St. Louis; Item 5: After 125 years, living Yalies help first Chinese American lawyer win admission to the bar
Folder 12

Programs (documents)--Order of Exercises at Exhibition. Phillips Academy (1879, June 17)

Photocopies
Folder 13

Social registers--Social Register Washington (1914)

Hong Yen Chang listed under the Chinese Office of Legation as "First Secretary and Charge d'Affaires"
Folder 14

Telegrams--Peking (Beijing) to Hong Yen Chang (1910, Jan. 22)

Hong Yen Chang's appointment as Consul at Vancouver, Canada. Included: Panama is setting up a General Consulate. The Consul from Vancouver will become the Consul General of Panama. And Chang Hong Yen will become Consul at Vancouver, 3. Two men will work under Chang, Lum will become public relations man and interpreter and Chun will become secretary
Folder 15

Yearbooks--Berkeley High School (1919, Jan.)

Signed Ora Chang, Feb. 14 1919
Box 3

Clippings-Professional papers

Folder 1

Clippings (information artifacts)--The Washington Post (1913, Nov. 26)

Physical Description: Brittle

Charlotte Chang described the wedding of President Wilson's daughter, Jessie, in the November 26, 1913 issue of the Washington Post. Included: Photocopies
Folder 2

Honors--Hong Yen Chang Posthumous Honorary Admission and Membership State of California (2015, May)

Folder 3

Photographs--Yale class reunion (1883)

Folder 4

Professional papers--Hong Yen Chang (1910)

Envelope A: 1. Chang Consul at Vancouver (1910), 2. He was awarded a doctor of law degree, 3. He must do his duty to the best of his ability to protect, especially the Chinese merchants, and report to the Foreign Service department; Envelope B: 1. One document from diplomat in England saying that Chang has been appointed Consul at Vancouver, 2. Chang graduate of America, to do public work and to go overseas Chang was given salary of 300 ounces in silver each month, Chang must be diligent, careful, and not fail (1910); Envelope C: 1. May 1909, 2. Chang's position as a teacher in Southeast Asia; Envelope D: 1. End of 1907 or the beginning of 1908, 2. Shanghai bank, 3. Florence (Mrs. S.L.) Fong explained, "People who study abroad would go back to become officials in China. There were no automobiles. When they traveled, they would have to ride in a buggy drawn by horses, 4. Chang was given 200 oz. in silver a month as salary, plus 100 oz. silver to pay for his travel expenses; Envelope E: April or March 1908, 2. Chang graduated from America and had experience in banking business; so he was appointed to teach a banking course, 3. 100 oz. of silver per month; Envelope F: 1. Chang appointed to be a business teacher because he was educated in America, 2. He knows law and he knows English, so he should be a business teacher, 3. Mrs. Fong explained, "With him as a teacher, especially as a business teacher, all the contracts with foreigners should be looked over by him to prevent misunderstanding, since he knows law and knows English". In Chinese
Box 4

Scrapbook (1906-1918)

Physical Description: Fragile
Box 5

Scrapbook (1919-1922)

Physical Description: Fragile
Box 6

Scrapbook (1918-1950s)

Physical Description: Fragile
Box 7

Folder 1

Correspondence--Chang Kang-jen [Hong Yen Chang], Consul of China, Vancouver (1910-1912)

Included: Clippings and a legal document "In The Matter of the Chinese Immigration Act, and In The Matter of Lem Gow, An Alien, Deceased"
Folder 2

Correspondence--Miscellaneous (1918-1948)

Included: Letters concerning Charlotte Chang's automobile accident, 1926
Folder 3

Deeds--RE: Kong Chow (1866-1867)

Photocopies
Folder 4

Greeting cards--From Bosa, Mary to "Dear Friend" [after 1913]

Folder 5

Legal documents--Business and personal (1897-1930)

Included: Documents concerning a policy from The Travelers Insurance Company, a loan, and Hong Yen and Charlotte (Ah Tye) marriage certificate
Folder 6

Manuscript [undated]

Concerning the sale and return of a rug from China
Folder 7

Receipts--San Joaquin Bank (1929)

The "Ah Jim" in this receipt seems to go with the Certificate of Residence where he's pictured in
Folder 8

Reports--Kong Chow Temple (2015)

Folder 9

Transcripts--Text of the Address of Madame Chiang Kai-Shek [after 1937]

Box 1 (2)

Calligraphy [undated]

Physical Description: In Chinese
Oversize folder 1

Item 1: Supreme Court of the State of California...Posthumous admission as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in all Courts of the State of California, April 2015; Item 2: Pacific Association of AAU 120 lb Championship, 1931 (team photograph); Item 3: Chang family portrait, 1900s; Item 4: Oliver Chang basketball team photograph