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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Kuang-fu Chen
RLIN number: NXCP87-A59
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Chinese Oral History Project
Description: Early days in China; student in United States, 1904-09; Kiangsu provincial government and bank, 1910-15; Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank, 1915-37; China Travel Service, interest in insurance business; National Revolution of 1925-27; travel before the war; currency reform and 1936 Silver Mission; views on general situation to 1937; contributions to War of Resistance; War of Resistance, 1937-45; postwar years, 1946-49; transition and revival, 1949-61.
Extent: Transcript: 167 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Chen, Kuang-fu, 1881-1976
Speaker date of birth: 1881
Speaker occupation: Banker
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: How, Julie Lien-ying
Locations discussed: Asia; China
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; China; China--History--20th century
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bankers--China; Banks and banking--China; Chen, Kuang-fu, 1881-1976; China--Economic conditions--1912-1949
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018365-13808