Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1469
Creators:
Ma, Paul
Ma, Linda
Dates:
1976-2000
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
The collection documents Paul Ma's work as a chef and his efforts to popularize Chinese food in America.

Content Description
Content Description
The collection documents Paul Ma's work as a chef and his efforts to popularize Chinese food in America. Included in the collection are notes on food, recipes, letters, a photograph album, menus, brochures relating to courses Ma gave on Chinese cuisine, financial documents, examples of "double bookkeeping" (in Chinese and in English) used by Chinese restaurants.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into one series by chronological order.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Vanessa Broussard Simmmons, archivist, 2018.
Author
Vanessa Broussard Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated to the Archives Center by Paul and Linda Ma, 2018.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Preferred Citation
Paul Ma Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bookkeeping Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color prints (photographs) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooking, Chinese Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooks Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Food industry and trade Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menus Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recipes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ma, Linda Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives