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  • Title: K'ang Ching-lien 康景濂 papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1920-1979
    Collection Number: 2018C57
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Chinese
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box (1.5 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: The K'ang Ching-lien 康景濂 papers (1920-1979) document K'ang's military career with the Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuomintang/KMT/Guomindang) from the warlord era (1916-1928) through the Chinese Civil War (1927-1949).
    Creator: Kang, Jinglian, 1895-1985
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


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    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2018.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], K'ang Ching-lien 康景濂 papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Biographical Note

    K'ang Ching-lien 康景濂 (Kang Qinglian) (1895-1985). Chinese army officer. Attained rank of major general, served during the warlord era (1916-1928) through the Chinese Civil War (1927-1949), moved to Taiwan in 1949, retired in the United States.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes memoirs, writings, correspondence, certificates, memorabilia, and personal documents that document K'ang Ching-lien's military career in the KMT during the warlord era (1916-1928) and the Chinese Civil War (1927-1949). It includes military yearbooks, appointment certificates, medals, and military handbooks.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    China -- History, Military -- 1912-1949