Title:Ng Poon Chew papers, ca. 1901-1964
Creator/Contributor:Ng, Poon Chew, 1866-1931, creator
Contains correspondence and writings of Dr. Chew, along with some documents relating to his newspaper, Chung Sai Yat Bo, including
bylaws, miscellaneous business papers, and printed materials relating to the Kuomintang (KMT). Also includes family papers,
consisting of his children's textbooks, newsclippings, and scrapbooks, along with a few of Chew's personal ledgers of expenses
and some correspondence.
Zhongguo guo min dang.
Chung sai yat bo.
Chinese-American newspapers -- California -- San Francisco
Chinese American families -- California -- San Francisco
Chinese Americans -- Social life and customs
Ng Poon Chew was born near Canton, China in 1866 and left home for California in the care of a relative, arriving in San Jose
in 1881. He converted to Christianity, and was graduated and ordained as a Presbyterian minister from the San Francisco Theological
Seminary in 1892. In 1898, he resigned from the ministry and founded the first Chinese American daily newspaper, the Chung
Sai Yat Po. He also lectured widely across America. Chew was married and the father of 5 children: Maisie, Effie, Rose, Edward,
Chinese and English.
2 cartons, 2 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder (4.3 linear ft.)
AAS ARC 2000/65