Chan family book and newsclippings 1974-1978

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Creator
Chan family
Size
0.01 linear feet
Call number
MSS 00084

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 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.

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, produced by George Chang and filmed at North Carolina State University and Duke Medical Center, is about Chan's life and his struggle with cancer.

Language

The book is in Chinese; newsclippings are in English.

Biographical/historical 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.

Scope/content

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 and contains a number of photographs. There are also photocopies of three newspaper articles about the 1977 Chinese film The Eternal Love, which is about Chan's life.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

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

Source of acquisition

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

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections staff, 2005; updated by Susan C. Rodriguez, 2015 November.

Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.
Book prepared by Mr. and Mrs. Chan Chi Chun in honor of their son, Hau Cheong (Fred) Chan 1974
MSS legalbox 3, Folder 00084-1
Raleighite Nabs Film Role 1977 June
MSS legalbox 3, Folder 00084-1
The Eternal Love: Raleigh 'stars' see selves on screen 1978 April 12
MSS legalbox 3, Folder 00084-1
Chinese Film Tells Local Story 1978 April
MSS legalbox 3, Folder 00084-1
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Chan family book and newsclippings, MSS 00084, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.