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Fu Liang Chang Papers

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Correspondence

Foreign Visitors

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Fu Liang Chang Papers, 1952-1984 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

Title: Fu Liang Chang Papers, 1952-1984Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1954-1970

ID: RG 09/9.06

Primary Creator: Fu Liang Chang.

Extent: 5.0 MS boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by series: Series 1: Biographical Data; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Foreign Visitors; Series 4: Subject Reports and Files

Subjects: Berea College, Berea College -- Faculty, Rural development -- China -- History -- 20th century., Students, Foreign.

Languages: English

Abstract

Fu Liang Chang, originally of Shanghai, China, first visited the United States as a student at Yale University on scholarship from the Boxer Indemnity Fund.  Upon graduation he married Louise H. Huie and returned to China to serve as professor and Dean of the Middle School Department of Yale-in-China, in Changsha from 1913 to 1926.  He was also involved with organizations such as: Chinese-American Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction (JCRR), The League of Nations, National Christian Council of China, and was the director of the Kiangsi Rural Welfare Service. Chang was very active in the rural reconstruction of his native country; however, at the advent of the Communist takeover in 1949, he was forced to flee the country and return to the United States.

Chang arrived in Berea in 1951 to teach in the Sociology Department and serve as an assistant to President Hutchins in the receiving of foreign visitors to the college. During the years 1952-1970 Berea, along with other Colleges and universities across the U.S., Chang participated in programs designed to inform visitors, primarily of the Third World, about projects relating to rural reconstruction.  Also included in the program were opportunities for the visitors to observe the college's work-study program and their efforts in aiding education in Appalachia. Dr. Chang and his wife, Louise, were responsible for making all local arrangements and often acted as official hosts to the visitors during their stay at Berea.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Photographs, correspondence, reports, published papers, teaching materials, clippings, personal notes, visitor logs, notes on and drafts of "When East Met West," and other materials documenting the life and work of Dr. Fu Liang Chang, especially during his time at Berea College.

Collection Historical Note

Fu-Liang Chang

Biographical Note

Chang Fu-liang

Subject/Index Terms

Berea College
Berea College -- Faculty
Rural development -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Students, Foreign.

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Use Restrictions: Federal copyright regulations apply to all works within the collection.  All works must be cited.

Related Materials: RG 3.05: Francis S. Hutchins Papers

Preferred Citation: [Object/Folder/Box], RG 09/9.06: Fu Liang Chang Papers, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: Finding aid updated 2014 and 2016.  Materials added and finding aid updated May 2019.


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[Series 1: Biographical Data],
[Series 2: Correspondence],
[Series 3: Foreign Visitors],
[Series 4: Subject Reports and Files],
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Series 1: Biographical DataAdd to your cart.
This series contains information concerning the personal history of Dr. Chang.  Materials outline his vocational appointments and positions, his education, foreign travel, published articles and books.  It also contains newspaper clippings and magazine articles that document his life's work.  Personal photographs of Chang and his family complete the series.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biographical DataAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Personal PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Series 2: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
This correspondence (1951 to 1970) refers mostly to Chang's involvement in the foreign visitors program.  The correspondence usually consists of information concerning the visitors or personal correspondence with the visitors themselves after their stay at Berea.  There is also some personal correspondence with family members as well as general business and miscellaneous undated/unsigned letters.  The series is arranged in chronological order.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1951 - 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1960 - 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1965 - 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Miscellaneous Correspondence (unsigned/undated)Add to your cart.
Series 3: Foreign VisitorsAdd to your cart.
The first part of this series contains guest books used to record the names and addresses of visitors.  There also exists a fairly complete index of visitor names arranged in alphabetical order according to country, various notes made by Chang regarding visitors, and business cards of some visitors.  Also included are papers concerning biographical data of foreign visitors as well as schedules for their stay in the U.S.  The series is completed by reports containing a summary of each foreign visitor's stay at Berea. The reports span the years 1958 to 1970 and are arranged in alphabetical order according to the visitor's last name.  The series also contains black and white photographs of the visitors taken by Chang, arranged in chronological order.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Foreign Visitors Guest BookAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Index Cards of Foreign VisitorsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Notes on Visitors/Business CardsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Foreign Visitors  1954-55Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Foreign Visitors  1956Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Foreign Visitors  1957-59Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Foreign Visitors  1960Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Foreign Visitors  1961-63Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Foreign Visitors  1964Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Foreign Visitors  1965-66Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Foreign Visitors  1967Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Foreign Visitors  1968Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Foreign Visitors  1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 11: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Programs and Itinerary of Foreign VisitorsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Expenses of Foreign VisitorsAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Foreign Visitors to College, ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Reports of Foreign VisitorsAdd to your cart.
1958-65
Folder 2: Reports of Foreign VisitorsAdd to your cart.
1966-70
Folder 3: Photographs of Foreign VisitorsAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Subject Reports and FilesAdd to your cart.
This series contains information concerning Chang's work in rural reconstruction in the U.S. and abroad.  It contains reports, published papers and materials used in his college classes on this subject. It also contains data on two organizations Chang was involved in:  Agricultural Missions and The China International Foundation. In addition there are materials and clippings on subjects such as, population, land reform, foreign aid, mass education and general information of Third World foreign affairs.  Also included is information on Chang's trip back to the Far East in the 1960's. Miscellaneous papers and notes complete the series and the collection.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Reports and Published PapersAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Reports and Published PapersAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Reports and LecturesAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Agricultural Missions Seminar - Berea CollegeAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: China International FoundationAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: PopulationAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Population, ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Foreign AidAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Mass EducationAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Land ReformAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Foreign Affairs, Third WorldAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Trip to Far EastAdd to your cart.
Folder 9B: "China Revisited", Jan 21, 1966Add to your cart.
Address to the Berea Chapter of the American Association of University Women, Berea
Folder 10: Miscellaneous PapersAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: "When East Met West", Summer, Fall 1969Add to your cart.
Notes in two Steno notebooks
Folder 13: "When East Met West", 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Notes and correspondence
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "When East Met West", Fall 1970Add to your cart.
Draft
Folder 2: "When East Met West", June 1971Add to your cart.
Draft; typed and bound
Folder 3: "When East Met West"Add to your cart.
Galley proofs with notes

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