Register of the Kang Ching-lien 康景濂 papers

Finding aid prepared by Amanda Robb
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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Stanford University
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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


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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

box 1, folder 1

Photographs and military handbook 中華民國軍人手題 1934 December 2, undated

box 1, folder 2-4

Military medals undated

box 1, folder 5

"My Memoirs" 《我的回憶錄》 1968 January

box 1, folder 6

Military school yearbook 陸軍大學校特別班第二期同學錄 circa 1945

box 1, folder 7

Military documents and correspondence 1930s-1960s

box 1, folder 8

KMT Party documents and correspondence 黨籍資歷和函件 1965

box 1, folder 9

K'ang Ching-lien certificates 康景濂證件 1966

box 2, folder 1-2

Miscellaneous military documents 1930s-1950s

box 2, folder 3-6

Military appointment letters 1920s-1970s