MSS 00084 Guide to the Chan Family Book and Newsclippings, 1974 - 1978

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Chan Family


0.01 Linear feet

General Physical Description note


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Acquisitions Information

Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Chan Chi Chun, January 1976.


Processed by: Special Collections Staff;machine-readable finding aid created by: Dawne E. Howard

Scope and Content Note

The Chan Family book and newsclippings consists of a book prepared by Mr. and Mrs. Chan Chi Chun in memory of their son, Hau Cheong (Fred) Chan. The book is in Chinese characters and contains a number of photographs. There are also three newspaper articles about the 1977 Chinese film The Eternal Love, which is about Chan's life.

Biographical Note

Hau Cheong (Fred) Chan was a graduate student at North Carolina State University in electrical engineering. He died of cancer in 1974 before he could finish his degree. The 1977 Chinese film The Eternal Love, directed by David Ting and filmed at North Carolina State University and Duke Medical Center, is about Chan's life and his struggle with cancer.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Chan family book and newsclippings, MSS 84, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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