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Jon Lee manuscripts and diary, circa 1935-1945.
BANC MSS 2006/173 Box 1; BANC MSS 2006/173 Box 2; BANC MSS 2006/173 Box 3; BANC MSS 2006/173 Box 4
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Title:

Jon Lee manuscripts and diary, circa 1935-1945

Creator/Contributor:

Lee, Jon., creator

Abstract:

Contains the typescripts of short stories many of which appeared in the WPA and Sutro Library sponsored publication "Golden Mountain: Chinese Tales Told in California." The stories were gathered by Jon Lee in San Francisco's Chinatown in Chinese and translated into English. Only the English versions exist here. Also includes Lee's diary from his service during WWII, with many photographs included. Diary is in a specially published diary by the Hillair Publishing Company for the war titled "Military Secrets".

Date:

1935 (issued)

Subject:

Lee, Jon -- Manuscripts
Lee, Jon -- Diaries
Folklore -- China
Tales -- China
Chinese Americans -- California -- Folklore
Ghost stories, Chinese
Humorous stories, Chinese
Chinese literature -- Translations into English
English literature -- Translations from Chinese
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Chinese Americans
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works

Note:

Jon Lee manuscripts and diary, BANC MSS 2006/173, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Virginia Lew; in 2005.
In English.

Type:

Diaries.
Manuscripts for publication.
Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
4 boxes (1.6 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2006/173 Box 1
BANC MSS 2006/173 Box 2
BANC MSS 2006/173 Box 3
BANC MSS 2006/173 Box 4

Origin:

California