Chao-Chen Yang papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.yangchao
Creators:
Yang, Chao-Chen, 1910-1969
Dates:
1945-1967
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A resume, 1955; award certificates and letters of commendation, 1961-1967; 2 audio cassettes with corresponding transcript of Yang's autobiography, 1965; 4 sketches; miscellaneous writings; clippings; reproductions of art work; photographs of Yang, and copy prints of Yang's photographic works document his career as a professional photographer.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Photographer; Seattle, Wash. Born Hangchow, China, Yang received degrees in foreign relations and art education from the University of Hwin-Hwa, Shanghai, and became the director of the Department of Art at the Government Institute in Nanking. Coming to the United States in 1934 to work at the Chinese Consulate in Chicago, he took night courses in art at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1935 to 1939. He was transferred to Seattle as Deputy Consul and founded the Seattle Photographic Society in 1941. He was director of the Northwest Institute of Photography and was interested specifically in color printing processes.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4883 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Jean Yang, widow of Chao-Chen Yang, 1991.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Photography, Artistic Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asian American artists -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Chinese American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Photographers -- Washington (State) -- Seattle Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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