Papers of Frank H. Canaday, 1920?-1956 (inclusive).


Papers of Frank H. Canaday, 1920?-1956 (inclusive).

Includes unpublished memoir, 1956, (325 pp.) describing Canaday's experiences in China in the 1920's; correspondence containing his observations on the social, political and economic climate prevailing in China at the time and notes pertaining to his business activities there; ca. 200 photographs, mostly of North China, and also some depicting the funeral of Sun Yat-sen; 9 scrapbooks, chronologically arranged, containing memorabilia and 27 notebooks, most relating to China. Also monograph on the history of the British-American Tobacco Company entitled Commemoration Number of the Yueh Pao, Twenty-First Anniversary of the Company (1923), and copy of the "Peking Students' Manifesto," a student reaction to the May 30, 1925 incident in Shanghai. Correspondents include Canaday's family members and British-American Tobacco Company business associates in Shanghai.

3 linear ft. (2 boxes and 7 v.)

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