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Chinese in California collection, circa 1851-1963.
pf F870.C5 P18 BANC MSS 2011/112 box 1
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Title:

Chinese in California collection, circa 1851-1963
Chinese in California materials

Creator/Contributor:

Priestley, Herbert Ingram, 1875-1944, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Chinese Historical Society of America

Abstract:

Collection of unrelated ephemera, printed materials, and correspondence pertaining to the life and history of Chinese people in California. Includes materials related to Chinatown tourism, Weaverville Joss House, Chinese Historical Society, mission schools for girls (Ming Quong Home) and boys (Chung Mei House), the arts, museums, events, excerpted articles on the Chinese in California from various publications, and items on the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act. Some materials have pictorial content. Also includes instructions in English and Chinese for an essay contest on the topic, "A Blueprint for the Improvement of Chinatown Business", sponsored by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco, Calif.

Date:

1851 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Priestley, Herbert Ingram -- 1875-1944 -- Correspondence
Chinese -- California -- Public opinion
Chinese -- California -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
Chinese Americans -- California -- Public opinion
Chinese Americans -- California -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
Emigration and immigration law -- United States
Tourism -- California -- San Francisco
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)

Note:

Chinese in California collection, circa 1851-1963, BANC MSS 2011/112, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English and Chinese.

Type:

Ephemera.
Contests.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (0.2 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

pf F870.C5 P18 BANC MSS 2011/112 box 1

Origin:

California