Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Title
Chinese Cultural Revolution collection
ID
M278
Date [inclusive]
1953 - 2000, undated
Extent
0.25 linear feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

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


Scope and Content Note

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.


Arrangement

The collection is organized alphabetically by material type.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 2011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.


Controlled Access Headings

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

General note

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


Collection Inventory

Mapcase
D10

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

D10

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

D10

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

D10

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

D10

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

D10

Chinese posters:"Young Artists," [1954] 

D10

China pictorial, no. 12 (1961) 

AV Box
Mss. LP 1

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

Box Folder
1 1

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

1 2

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

1 3

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