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Chinatown (New York, N.Y.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Alex Jay collection

Identifier: 2001.026-2015.041-2017.003
Scope and Contents This collection mostly contains materials procured by Alex Jay and focus on Chinese American writers and playwrights, artists and illustrators, actors, comic book artists, filmmakers, designers, and architects. There are various periodicals, artwork, books, comic books, recipes, playbills, and other items either by Chinese Americans or about Chinese Americans, all dating between 1914 and 2015. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System at...

Alice Lee Chun collection

Identifier: 2004.096
Scope and Contents This collection consists of paper documents and newspaper clippings related to Alice Lee Chun's work as a public health nurse. In addition, it includes paper documents, photographs, and a large scrapbook from her time as a member of the Ging Hawk Club. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System at

Boy Scouts, 1919-1982

Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains Boy Scout documents and memorabilia. The materials are mostly comprised of correspondence with troop members and the Boy Scout headquarters; accounting ledgers; Boy Scout letterhead; Boy Scout newsletters; one Boy Scout magazine; sketches and drawings; newspaper clippings; official Boy Scout graphics (images for rowing, nature, drafting, etc.); specific Troop 150 information (address lists and activity reports); and awards.

Bruce E. Hall collection

Identifier: 1999.001
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials used by the donor/author for his book, "Tea that Burns." These materials are all paper documents, mostly photocopies of newspaper articles, from 1850-1998. There are also some magazine articles, photocopies of sections from books, handwritten notes, and correspondence with archives.

Business documents, 1950s-1960s

Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents The documents in this series include business receipts, handwritten receipts, ledgers, insurance documents, a mortgage certificate, commercial and vehicle auto licenses, bank documents, business cards, and small notebooks, most likely account books (one of which is dated 1960-1962).

Business documents, 1921-1969

Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents The documents in this series include tax reciepts, bills, inventory lists, local credit sales accounts, client sales accounts, check books, receipts, permits, business cards, and other financial records. In addtion, there are account books for restaurants outside of New York City, from 1921-1942, and an account book for donations to WWII funds (1946).

Chinese Musical and Theatrical Association (CMTA) collection

Identifier: 1989.002-2013.015
Scope and Contents The items and documents in this collection are related to the administration and performances of CMTA. Series 4, 6, and 8-14 consist of materials related to the day-to-day operations of the association. These materials are mostly paper documents and they include correspondence; bills and receipts; donation records; account ledgers; membership attendance books and charts; various books, journals, and newspapers; newspaper clippings and posters publicizing CMTA performances; tickets and programs...

Chinese Sportswear Workers Social Association collection

Identifier: 2010.040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials and objects used by the Chinese Sportswear Workers Social Association and photographs of the association's members. Most of the materials date from 1971-2007, although there is one book from 1947. Series 1 includes administrative documents and materials used by the association, such as letterhead, annual reports, meeting minutes, and manifestos. Series 2 consists of objects, such as a banner, posters, a mahjong game, and a mahjong table. Series 3 includes...

Chong Lung and Co. collection

Identifier: 2011.090
Scope and Contents The collection mostly contains administrative and business records of Chong Lung and Co., such as business cards, letterhead, bills, receipts, inventory lists, payroll records, tax records, bank accounts, check books, and other financial records. Most of the business records are from the early 1920s to the late 1940s. In addition, there is a newspaper clipping and a few personal items, including letters, cards, envelopes, and notebooks. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System...

Douglas J. Chu collection

Identifier: 2012.008-2015.037
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs and paper materials documenting Douglas J. Chu's family from the 1900s-1975. The photographs are in black and white and color, and they range in size. Many of the photographs are labelled with a date, name, and location on the back. The majority of the photographs are from Donald Typond, Douglas Chu's first cousin once removed (his mother's first cousin). The paper materials consist of affidavits, birth and marriage certificates, awards, account books,...