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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Choy Jun-ke
RLIN number: NXCP87-A64
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Chinese Oral History Project
Description: Son of Chinese immigrants to Hawaii; return to China, 1911; Commissioner of finance, Canton, 1919-20; Commissioner of land, Canton, 1926; general manager Canton-Hankow Railway, 1928; managing director Shanghai-Nanking Railway and Shanghai-Hangchow Railway, Shanghai, 1928-29; mayor of Hangchow, 1930; commissioner of finance, Shanghai, 1931; commissioner of land, Shanghai, 1933-34; visits abroad; rehabilitating shipping; second Japanese invasion; refuge in Macao, hazardous journey to Shiukwan; trek to Chungking, return to America.
Extent: Transcript: 341 leaves, 300 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 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Choy, Jun-ke, 1892-
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Banker; Government official; Manager
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1970
Interviewer: Chin, Lillian Chu
Topics discussed - Other terms: China--Economic conditions--1912-; China--Foreign relations--1912-1949; China--Politics and government--1900-; Choy, Jun-ke, 1892-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018424-13867