Title:William Hoy papers, 1935-1949
Chinese Historical Society of America collection
Creator/Contributor:Hoy, William., creator
Creator/Contributor:Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951, Correspondent
Creator/Contributor:Glick, Carl, b. 1890, Correspondent
Creator/Contributor:Jones, Idwal, 1890-1964, Correspondent
Creator/Contributor:McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980, Correspondent
Contains correspondence from researchers and fellow historians, particularly concerning Chinese American local history and
San Francisco's Chinatown, including letters from Louis Adamic, Carl Glick, Idwal Jones, and Carey McWilliams. Includes working
drafts, research notes, and clippings from Hoy's writings, including numerous articles about Chinatown and its people, places,
organizations, buildings, newspapers, and history, as well as the Chinese in Calif. and the U.S. Of note is Hoy's work on
the Sun Yat Sen memorial by sculptor Benny Bufano, and a proposal and draft for a history of the Chinese Six Companies. Also
includes a radioscript from Tales of the California Chinese, written for "The Chinese Hour" on KSAN.
Bufano, Beniamino -- 1898-1970
Chinese American journalists
Historians -- California -- San Francisco
Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- History
Chinese-American newspapers -- California -- San Francisco
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History
Forms part of: Chinese Historical Society of America collection.
William Hoy was a local historian, journalist, editor, and author in San Francisco's Chinatown. From 1935 to 1941, he was
a social worker for the WPA in California's Relief Administration, and also served in the U.S. army during World War II.
2 boxes, and 1 oversize box (1.2 linear ft.)
AAS ARC 2000/27