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  • Title: Chang Kia-ngau papers
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1981
    Collection Number: 74058
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Chinese
    Physical Description: 27 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes, 1 envelope, 4 panels of calligraphy (31.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Diaries, letters, writings, reports, financial records, instructions, statistics, and printed matter, relating to financial and economic conditions in China, economic conditions in Manchuria at the end of World War II, Chinese-Soviet negotiations for the return of Manchuria to Chinese control, and daily commodity prices of Chinese products, 1950-1957. Includes some materials collected from Japanese organizations, calligraphy by Liang Ch'i-ch'ao, and letters by Chiang Kai-shek. Part of collection also available on microfilm (11 reels).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Chang, Kia-ngau, 1889-1979

    Access

    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Chang Kia-ngau papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Related Materials

    Last Chance in Manchuria: The Diary of Chang Kia-ngau, Edited by Donald G. Gillin and Ramon H. Myers, translated by Dolores Zen. Hoover Institution Press, 1989.

    Biographical Note

    1888 Born, outside of Shanghai, China
    1910 Editor-in-chief of the Official Gazette published by the Ministry of Communications
    1913 Began his banking career as assistant manager of the Bank of China in Shanghai
    1913-1935 Contributed to the development of modern practices in private banking in China, fending off government control of the Bank of China
    1935 Accepted the position of Minister of Railways
    1935-1943 During the Sino-Japanese war, Chang served as Minister of Communications, accompanying the central government from Nanking to Chungking
    1935-1943 Minister of Transportation
    1947-1948 President, Central Bank, China
      Held other various positions of importance in the Chinese Nationalist Government

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diaries, letters, writings, reports, financial records, instructions, statistics, and printed matter, relating to financial and economic conditions in China, economic conditions in Manchuria at the end of World War II, Chinese-Soviet negotiations for the return of Manchuria to Chinese control, and daily commodity prices of Chinese products, 1950-1957. Includes some materials collected from Japanese organizations, calligraphy by Liang Ch'i-ch'ao, and letters by Chiang Kai-shek. Part of collection also available on microfilm (11 reels).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.
    Liang, Qichao, 1873-1929.
    China--Economic conditions.
    China--Foreign relations--Soviet Union.
    Finance, Public--China.
    Manchuria (China) --History--1945-
    Manchuria (China)--Economic conditions.
    Prices--China.
    Reconstruction (1939-1951)--China--Manchuria.
    Soviet Union--Foreign relations--China.