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Finding Aid for the Rose Hum Lee papers, 1940-1964
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1. Correspondence

 

1940-1957

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 1

Letters and Drafts, 1940-57 1940-1964

Physical Description: 7 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1940-1957, to: Madame Chiang Kai Shek; Elaine Lee.
 

1958

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 2

Letters and Drafts, 1958 1940-1964

Physical Description: 21 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1958, to: Elaine Lee; Glenn Ginn; Postmaster (Tucson, AZ); Arthur Summerfield, Postmaster; John Salyer.
 

1959

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1, Folder 3

Letters and Drafts, 1959, 1 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 27 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1959, to: Elaine Lee; Glenn Ginn; Rowland Hill; Henry Luce; Walter Judd; Russell Sackett, Life Magazine.
Box 1, Folder 4

Letters and Drafts, 1959, 2 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 17 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1959, to: Elaine Lee; Henry Evans.
 

1960

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1, Folder 5

Letters and Drafts, 1960, 1 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 26 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1960, to: Elaine Lee; Burton Wolfe, Editor of California Liberal; Henry Evans; Glenn Ginn; Jim Hum; Franklin Williams, Justice Department.
Box 1, Folder 6

Letters and Drafts, 1960, 2 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 24 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1960, to: Elaine Lee; Glenn Ginn; Phillip Santora; Henry Evans; J. Johnson, Ebony Magazine.
 

1961

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1, Folder 7

Letters and Drafts, 1961, 1 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 16 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1961, to: Elaine Lee; Henry Evans; Glenn Ginn.
Box 1, Folder 8

Letters and Drafts, 1961, 2 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 20 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1961, to: Elaine Lee; Glenn Ginn; Henry Evans.
 

1962

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1, Folder 9

Letters and Drafts, 1962, 1 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 15 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1962, to: Elaine Lee; Glenn Ginn; Henry Evans; Mrs. Meyer.
Box 1, Folder 10

Letters and Drafts, 1962, 2 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 13 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1962, to: Elaine Lee; Henry Evans.
 

1963

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1, Folder 11

Letters and Drafts, 1963, 1 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 16 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1963, to: Elaine Lee; Henry Evans.
Box 1, Folder 12

Letters and Drafts, 1963, 2 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 17 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1963, to: Elaine Lee; Henry Evans.
 

1964

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 13

Letters and Drafts, 1964 1940-1964

Physical Description: 8 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, 1964, to: Elaine Lee; Henry Evans.
 

Undated and Incomplete

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 14

Letters and Drafts, Undated 1940-1964

Physical Description: 5 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence generated by RHL, to: Elaine Lee; unknown.
 

2. Transcribed Telephone Conversations

 

1958-1959

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 15

Transcribed Telephone Conversations 1940-1964

Physical Description: 17 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of dated, transcribed telephone conversations with Glenn Ginn, 1958-1959.
 

3. Research on the Chinese in America

 

Current Events and News Log, 1959-1960

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 2

Current Events & News Log, 1959-60 1940-1964

Physical Description: 6 items

Scope and Content Note

Transcription of call from agent; Clippings Re: Narcotic apprehensions from New Service Releases, "Kingpin of On Leong Tong", Chinese in U.S.A. -- Points to consider; More Analyzing, Suggested Methods for Solving Cases, and Resume of Postal Difficulties.
 

Current Events and News Log, undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 3

Current Events & News Log, undated 1940-1964

Physical Description: 3 items

Scope and Content Note

Various clippings: "Developments: Soleng Tom, Tucson, Arizona, during past four weeks"; RE: Hung League, or Triad, and/or Sam Hop Woi, and Chee Kung Tong or Masons; RE: Efforts to make him (Glenn Ginn) Chee Kung Tong Members.
 

Maps, Charts, Lists, and Field Notes

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 4

Maps, Charts, Lists, Field Notes 1940-1964

Physical Description: 9 items

Scope and Content Note

Maps: Network--Chinese Institutions & Associations for Foreign Borns in U.S.; Network; Interlocking Network, Chinese Institutions and Associations for Foreign- Borns. Charts: Chinese Institutional & Association Activities of Foreign-Borns in Hierarchal Importance in U.S.; Pattern of Actions (involving Chinese). Lists: Suggested Outline of Communist Strategy to Overseas Chinese; Persons and Organizations Making Trouble for Glenn Ginn and RHL; Persons related to Glenn Ginn whom he helped get a start in U.S. Field Notes: A Note of Explanation about Chinese Man's 'formal' or 'marriage name'.
 

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1, Folder 16

Newspaper & Mag. Articles, 1 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 27 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of various newspaper and magazine articles from the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, San Min Chinese Newspaper, Translation, Oregonian, Chinese Times, New York Times, Toronto Globe and Mail, The Sun, Toronto Star, Montreal Sun. Arizona Daily Star; letters to Editor of California Liberal.
Box 2, Folder 1

Newspaper & Mag. Articles, 2 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 5 items

Scope and Content Note

Copies of various newspaper and magazine articles from The California Liberal, The Thought Reform of the Chinese Intellectuals, Macleans, and a book review of The House that Tai Ming Built .
 

4. Published Works

 

Articles

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 6

Articles 1940-1964

Physical Description: 11 items

Scope and Content Note

Various articles from magazines and journals: Chatelaine; Survey Graphic; China Monthly; The Chinese Christian Student; Chicago Schools Journal; Phi Delta Gamma Journal ; Journal of Human Relations; Phylon; The Midwest Sociologist.
 

Children's Stories

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 5

Children's Stories 1940-1964

Physical Description: 6 items

Scope and Content Note

Various stories from Child Life, Girls Today, The Hawaiian Chinese Journal: "Chinese Children's Pets", "The Rice of Freemen", "Shoes from Shoe Street", "Dangerous Opportunity"; mystery play Little Lee Bobo or The Chinatown Detective.
 

Manuscripts

Box 2, Folder 9

Manuscripts, 2 of 3 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript of Chinese in the USA, Ch. 1-9.
Box 2, Folder 10

Manuscripts, 3 of 3 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript of Chinese in the USA, Ch. 10-15.
 

Manuscripts

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box 2, Folder 8

Manuscripts, 1 of 3 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript of "Shoes From Shoe Street", in Child Life.
 

Monographs

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 7

Monographs 1940-1964

Physical Description: 3 items

Scope and Content Note

Various published works in journals, including The Builder, and North Kenwood-Oakland's "Community Facts" and "Juvenile Delinquency, Truancy, and Crime".
 

Programs, Reviews, and Table of Contents

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 11

Programs, Reviews, Table Contents 1940-1964

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Content Note

Program for Little Lee Bobo; Reviews of "The Chinese in the USA" by RHL; Table of Contents of "Chinese in the USA", 1960.
 

5. Manuscripts of Unpublished Works

 

"Lee Bao Bao"

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 12

"Lee Bao Bao" 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript of Lee Bao Bao by RHL.
 

"Lin Fong: Proxy Bride"

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box 3, Folder 1

"Lin Fong: Proxy Bride", 1 of 3 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

"Lin Fong: Proxy Bride", Chapters 1-6.
Box 3, Folder 2

"Lin Fong: Proxy Bride", 2 of 3 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

"Lin Fong: Proxy Bride", Chapters 7-11.
Box 3, Folder 3

"Lin Fong: Proxy Bride", 3 of 3 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

"Lin Fong: Proxy Bride", Chapters 20-26.
 

"Minorities in the Metropolis"

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 13

"Minorities in the Metropolis" 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Paper read at a conference, S.H. Theological Seminary, April 1, 1963.
 

"Selection and Training of Village Workers"

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 15

"... Village Workers" 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

To be revised, second draft, of "Case 1 Selection and Training of Village Workers".
 

"The Impact of the East on the West"

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 14

"Impact of the East on the West" 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript of "The Impact of the East on the West" by RHL.
 

6. Personal and Biographical Materials

 

Articles

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 4

Articles 1940-1964

Physical Description: 11 items

Scope and Content Note

Various newspaper and magazine articles in Roosevelt College News, The Hawaii Chinese Journal, Chinese American Weekly, South China Morning Post, Sing Tao Newspaper , Sun Times, Carnegie Alumnus, Progress--a report from Roosevelt University.
 

Awards

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 7

Awards 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

B'nai B'rith "Women of Achievement" Program. Nov. 19, 1959.
 

Biographical Data/Curriculum Vita

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 5

Biographical Data/Curriculum Vita 1940-1964

Physical Description: 3 items

Scope and Content Note

Introductions of RHL (from various sources in multiple forms); Curriculum Vitae; "Data Needed" List.
 

Financial Assets

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 9

Financial Assets 1940-1964

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Content Note

Various papers including: correspondence regarding RHL's insurance; "List of properties, Glenn Ginn"; "Assets & where they are" List; savings accounts and vault box (list).
 

Flyers, Press Releases, and Photos

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 6

Flyers and Press Releases 1940-1964

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Content Note

Various clippings: Introduction of RHL in Adult Education Council of Chicago, 1948-1949; RHL's chairman appt. at Roosevelt College, Feb. 9, 1950; RHL's Study Abroad Tour, Nov. 20, 1958; Roosevelt University Archives publicity material.
 

Obituaries

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 10

Obituaries 1940-1964

Physical Description: 2 items

Scope and Content Note

Roosevelt University Memorandum re: RHL's death, March 30, 1964; RHL's obituaries from various newspapers, March 1964.
 

Personal Documents

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 8

Personal Documents 1940-1964

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Content Note

Various personal items including: Marriage certificate of RHL and Ku Young Lee, June 21, 1925; Divorce Decree of RHL and Ku Young Lee, July 12, 1943; Clerk of Orphans' Court, Feb. 7, 1945; "Glenn's Box of Letters" List, April 4, 1957.
 

Photographs

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 11

Photographs 1940-1964

Physical Description: 10 pieces

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs of Rose Hum Lee; former husband Ku Young Lee; S. D. Kwan; unknown individuals. Includes wedding portrait of Lee.
Box 3, Folder 11

Photographs 1940-1964

Physical Description: 10 items

Scope and Content Note

Wedding photos; portraits; snapshots of self, friends, and family.
 

7. Related Materials

 

Personal

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 3, Folder 15

Personal - Contact & Mailing Lists 1940-1964

Physical Description: 3 items

Scope and Content Note

Various lists including: Personal Contact List; Just in Case: Local friends; Mailing List.
Box 3, Folder 16

Personal - Glenn Ginn & other 1940-1964

Physical Description: 6 items

Scope and Content Note

Various items including: Glenn Ginn's business card, political calendars (August & September 1960), classified political directory; 3×5 notecard signed by RHL; envelopes.
 

Professional

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box 3, Folder 12

Professional - Forms & Applications 1940-1964

Physical Description: 5 items

Scope and Content Note

Various papers including: Roosevelt University staff record; US Committee International Conference of Social Work form; Recommendation for Graduate Faculty Membership; Roosevelt College Public Relations Faculty & Administration Bio Form; Sociology Department Graduate Program.
Box 3, Folder 13

Professional - Correspondence 1949- 1940-1964

Physical Description: 15 items

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence involving William E. Cash, Sophie Nack, Mr. Schwertman, Mr. Dibble, Mrs. Einbecker, Sgd. Wilfred Blythe, Olga Corey, Ruth Fegley, Henri Vetch, President Sparling (Edward).
Box 3, Folder 14

Professional - news, program, survey 1940-1964

Physical Description: 4 items

Scope and Content Note

Various items including: Roosevelt College in the Press of the Nation; Itinerary from RHL's Study Abroad Tour; Preliminary Program for 11th Annual Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs; A partial survey in Chinese regarding alcohol consumption habits of parents.
 

8. Additional Files

 

Materials from Elaine Lee

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 3, Folder 17

Materials from Elaine Lee, 1 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Elaine Lee's file (including various letters and articles).
Box 3, Folder 18

Materials from Elaine Lee, 2 of 2 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Elaine Lee's file (including various booklets).
 

Materials from Henry Evans

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, Folder 19

Materials from Henry Evans 1940-1964

Physical Description: 1 item

Scope and Content Note

Henry Evan's File (including various letters and misc. papers).