Guide to the Walter and Emma Fong Collection SC0994

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
October 2010

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Title: Walter and Emma Fong collection
Identifier/Call Number: SC0994
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1889-1915
Summary: Photographs, manuscript materials, and printed materials related to the lives of Walter Ngon Fong (1866-1906, widely reported to be the first Chinese student to graduate from Stanford [class of 1896, A.B.]) and his wife, Emma Howse Fong.
creator: Fong, Emma Howse.
creator: Fong, Walter Ngon.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Walter and Emma Fong Collection (SC0994). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

Photographs, manuscript materials, and printed materials related to the lives of Walter Ngon Fong (1866-1906, widely reported to be the first Chinese student to graduate from Stanford [class of 1896, A.B.]) and his wife, Emma Howse Fong.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Fong, Emma Howse.
Fong, Emma Howse.
Fong, Walter Ngon.
Fong, Walter Ngon.
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Students.;
Chinese Americans--California.

Box 1, Folder 1

Photographs: Walter Fong portraits

Box 1, Folder 2

Photographs: Walter Fong portraits 1894

Box 1, Folder 3

Photographs: Walter Fong portraits 1896

Box 1, Folder 4

Photographs: Walter Fong and Dr. Landon, Pacific Grove 1890

Box 1, Folder 5

Photographs: Walter Fong and San Jose Episcopal Mission circa 1891

Box 1, Folder 6

Photographs: Emma and Walter 1897

Box 1, Folder 7

Photographs: Emma and Walter 1898 and undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Photographs: Emma and Walter and house at 1728 Delaware St.

Box 1, Folder 9

Photographs: Walter, Emma and children

Box 1, Folder 10

Photographs: Walter with son Arthur Leland Fong

Box 1, Folder 11

Photographs: Walter with one of his children

Box 1, Folder 12

Photographs: Arthur Leland Fong 1915, 1921

Box 1, Folder 13-15

Photographs: Chinese life

Box 1, Folder 16

Photographs: Li Shing Scientific College

Box 1, Folder 17

Photographs: friends and family

Box 1, Folder 18

Photographs: Walter Fong’s grave

Box 1, Folder 19

Photographs: Emma and her second husband

Box 1, Folder 20

Photographs: Album, some images taken in Japan

Box 2, Folder 1

Fong, Walter, “The Chinese Literary Degrees” 1896

Box 2, Folder 2

Fong, Walter, “Some Phases of Village Life in Southern China” 1903 May

Box 2, Folder 3

Fong, Walter: preacher’s licenses 1893-1903

Box 2, Folder 4

Fong, Walter: Chinatown (S.F.) activities

Box 2, Folder 5

Fong, Walter: agreement and legal papers re property dispute in Oakland 1900

Box 2, Folder 6

Fong, Walter: travel papers

Box 2, Folder 7

Fong, Walter: death records

Box 2, Folder 8

Clippings by or about Walter Fong

Box 2, Folder 9

Marriage papers of Walter Fong and Emma Howse 1897

Box 2, Folder 10

Fong, Emma: Berkeley lease 1903

Box 2, Folder 11

Fong, Emma, “The Closing and Opening of the Chinese Year,” typescript article

Box 2, Folder 12

Fong, Emma, “Sketch of the Life of the Late Rev. Walter N. Fong, M.A.” 1906

Box 2, Folder 13

Kuno, Emma Fong, miscellany: 1 letter 1909 and several envelopes; membership materials for Roosevelt Memorial Association

Box 2, Folder 14

Kuno, Emma Fong, “My Oriental Husbands” – photocopy of essay included in Social Science Source Documents No. 4, Social Science Institute, Fisk University 1946

Box 2, Folder 15

University of the Pacific: certificate that Walter Fong completed the classical course, 1892; and ribbon from Y.M.C.A

Box 2, Folder 16

Stanford University: commencement items 1896

Box 2, Folder 17

Stanford University, Walter Fong’s diploma 1896

Box 2, Folder 18

University of California: Commencement Program 1903, brochure on the Oriental Union, and petition of thanks from students in Fong’s class to President Wheeler

Box 2, Folder 19

University of California: Asiatic and Slavic Studies on the Berkeley Campus 1896-1947

Box 2, Folder 20

Li Shing Scientific College, assorted papers

Box 2, Folder 21

Map of Victoria, Hong Kong undated

Box 2, Folder 22

Chinese document

Box 2, Folder 23

Financial records

Box 2, Folder 24

Miscellany

Box 2, Folder 25

Memorabilia: leather wallet, ribbon Santa Clara County Union 1897

Box 2, Folder 26

Lawrence, Chester (Emma Kuno’s son): invitation to the wedding of Norah Bennett to Edward B. Hussey Jr. in Tokyo 1928

Box 2, Folder 27

Yu, Henry, “Mixing Bodies and Cultures: The Meaning of America’s Fascination with Sex between ‘Orientals’ and ‘Whites’” – typescript and published version of article which includes Walter and Emma Fong’s history 1998-2001

Box 3, Folder 1

Berkeley High School diploma of Y. Kuno 1890

Box 3, Folder 2

University of the Pacific diploma of Walter Fong 1892

Box 3, Folder 3

M.A. diploma of Walter Fong, University of California

Box 3, Folder 4

Oversize photograph of unidentified house

Box 3, Folder 5

Oversize photograph, group at Li Shing Scientific and Industrial College, Hong Kong 1905 May