Overview of the Wai H. Tan interview

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Overview of the Wai H. Tan interview

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Wai H. Tan interview
Dates: undated
Collection Number: 91097
Creator: Tan, Wai H., 1891-1990
Collection Size: 2 phonotape cassettes (0.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Relates to conditions in China during the childhood and youth of Wai H. Tan, the period of the Boxer Rebellion, and the early experiences of Wai H. Tan as a student in the United States. Interview conducted by Ellen Tan Drake.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
Use copy available.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

Wai H. Tan interview, undated, Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1991.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

Chinese-American business executive; great-nephew of Dowager Empress Tz?u-hsi.

Scope and Content of Collection

Relates to conditions in China during the childhood and youth of Wai H. Tan, the period of the Boxer Rebellion, and the early experiences of Wai H. Tan as a student in the United States. Interview conducted by Ellen Tan Drake.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Chinese--United States.
China--Court and courtiers.
China--History--Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901.
Phonotapes.
Drake, Ellen T.


Collection Contents

 

Sound recording of Wai H. Tan interview concerning his early days in Beijing and the Boxer Rebellion (cassette 1) undated

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 91097_a_0002150
 

Sound recording of Wai H. Tan interview concerning his childhood and experiences in the United States (cassette 2) undated

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 91097_a_0002154