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Chinese Cultural Revolution Collection M278

Title:
Chinese Cultural Revolution collection
ID:
M278
Date [inclusive]:
1953 - 2000, undated
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
This collection contains varied material, mostly from the period of China's Cultural Revolution, including a decorated Chinese handkerchief and block prints of landscapes
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

Chinese Cultural Revolution Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

This collection contains varied material, mostly from the period of China's Cultural Revolution, including a decorated Chinese handkerchief and block prints of landscapes. There is a playbill as well as an LP recording of "The White-Haired Girl," and Chinese posters, including an acupuncture diagram. There is also a personal memoir by Francis B. Tenny of the Philadelphia Orchestra's 1973 China tour.

The collection is organized alphabetically by material type.

Corporate Name(s):
  • Philadelphia Orchestra -- History.
Geographic Name(s):
  • China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- Posters.
  • China -- Social life and customs -- 1949-1976.
Personal Name(s):
  • Ho, Ching-chih, -- 1924- -- White-haired girl.
  • Tenny, Francis B., -- 1920- -- Travel -- China.
  • Tenny, Francis B., -- 1920-
Subject(s):
  • Nature and Geography
  • Political posters, Chinese.
  • Social Movements and Services

The collection is supplemented by Zedong Mao's " Quotations from Chairman Mao Tsetung," Peking : Foreign Languages Press, 1972.

Block prints (3): Landscapes showing agriculture and industry, [ante 1973]

Mapcase D10

Chinese handkerchief: Handkerchief decorated with flowers and weapons, n.d.

Mapcase D10

Chinese posters: "Complete Acupuncture Diagram," [1972]

Mapcase D10

Chinese posters: "Listening to Chairman Mao's Talk," [1955]

Mapcase D10

Chinese posters: "Study Diligently Marxism, Leninism...," [1953]

Mapcase D10

Chinese posters:"Young Artists," [1954]

Mapcase D10

China pictorial, no. 12 (1961)

Mapcase D10

LP recording (3 discs): "The White-Haired Girl," Peking 1971

AV Mss. LP Box 1

Playbill: "The White-Haired Girl," Shanghai Dance School, [1973?]

Box 1 Folder 1

Printout of catalog record: Mao, Zedong,"Quotations from Chairman Mao Tsetung" , 1972

Box 1 Folder 2

Typescript manuscript: "Beethoven and Madame Mao: A Personal Memoir of the Philadelphia Orchestra's 1973 China Tour," Francis B. Tenny, ca. 2003

Box 1 Folder 3
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