Title:Chinese Historical Society of America miscellaneous records, 1964-1971
Chinese Historical Society of America collection
Creator/Contributor:Chinese Historical Society of America, creator
Creator/Contributor:Wong, H. K. (Henry Kwock), b. 1907, Correspondent
Creator/Contributor:Chinn, Thomas W., Correspondent
Contains a small amount of material relating to the society's organization and founding, including constitution and lists
of board members, annual reports, programs from anniversaries and other celebrations, and minutes from monthly and special
meetings. Also includes printed and other miscellany from the museum and artifacts collection, oral history program, special
programs and field trips, seminars, membership, publicity, and funding proposals.
Also includes materials related to Thomas Chinn, the Society's president, including biographical material, correspondence,
and a copy of his syllabus, "Chinese pioneers and their contribution," prepared for the Oakland Museum volunteer tour guide
training. With this is some correspondence between H.K. Wong and a researcher, relating to the history of Chinese in northern
Calif., particularly Weaverville and Tehama Co., which includes a photocopy of transcriptions from local marriage and death
Layout design for tiles at museum entrance; and, proclamation to the society from Yin-shou Che, Consul General of the Republic
of China, on the dedication of the Gateway to Chinatown, their gift to the people of San Francisco.
Chinn, Thomas W
Chinese Americans -- California -- Weaverville
Chinese Americans -- California -- Tehama County
Chinese Americans -- California -- History
Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Societies, etc
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Forms part of: Chinese Historical Society of America collection.
The Chinese Historical Society of America was conceived in late 1962 by Thomas W. Chinn, C.H. Kwock, Chingwah Lee, H.K. Wong,
and Dr. Thomas W.S. Wu and founded the following year as a non-profit organization with a mission to study, record, acquire,
and preserve materials and artifacts relating to the history of the Chinese living in America.
English and Chinese.
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.5 linear ft.)
AAS ARC 2000/20