Preliminary Inventory to the Kia-ngau Chang Papers

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Preliminary Inventory to the Kia-ngau Chang Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
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© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Kia-ngau Chang Papers
Date (inclusive): 1918-1981
Collection number: 74058
Creator: Chang, Kia-ngau, 1889-1979
Collection Size: 27 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 envelope, 4 panels of calligraphy. (12.5 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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
Language: Chinese.

Administrative Information

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

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

Access Points

Prices--China
Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Manchuria
China
China--Economic conditions
China--Foreign relations--Soviet Union
Manchuria--Economic conditions
Manchuria--History--1945-
Soviet Union
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union--Foreign relations--China
Finance, Public--China
Liang, Ch'i-ch'ao, 1873-1929
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975

Biographical Note

1888 Born
1935-1943 Minister of Transportation
1947-1948 President, Central Bank, China
  Held other various positions of importance in the Chinese Nationalist Government

Container List

Box 1.

Plans and suggestions about post-war rehabilitation of iron industry, railways, science and technology, etc., n.d.

Box 2.

Plans and suggestions about construction of heavy and light industries

Box 3.

Policy of coal mine, finance, and trade

Box 4.

Policy of agriculture finance, iron, and coal

Box 5.

Policy of industry, agriculture, chemical industry, etc.

Box 6.

Hydroelectric generating in Feng-man, and the iron factory in An-shan

Box 7.

Documents relating to the South Manchuria Railway Company, and harbors

Box 8.

Miscellaneous items relating to Northeast China such as economics, finance, and transportation

Box 9.

Five-year development plan (1937-1941) and others

Box 10.

Diary of Chang Kia-ngau, concerning his attempts as chairman of the Northeast (Manchuria) Economic Commission to negotiate with the Soviet Union for the return of Manchuria to Chinese government control, 1945-1946. Includes instructions from Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek

Box 11-12.

Photographs of daily commodity quotations

Box 13.

Statistical charts, and samples of paper currency

Box 14-15.

Statistical charts

Box 16.

Diary and business cards

Box 17.

Diary and notes

Box 18-19.

Diary

Box 20.

Diary and letters

Box 21.

Manuscripts

Box 22.

Manuscripts and printed business reports

Box 23.

Manuscripts

Box 24.

Business reports

Box 25.

Manuscripts and bank records

Box 26.

Draft of Sino-Soviet Friendship Alliance Pact, telegrams, and reports

Box 27.

Letters by Chiang Ching-kuo and other Chinese high officials, and notes

Box 28.

P'ing-shou-chai diary by unknown author

Box 29.

Business reports