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Juwan Usang Ly collection


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Juwan Usang Ly was a student at Haverford College 1916-1917. He later graduated from the New York University and obtained masters degrees at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. He worked as a researcher at the Congressional Library, as a bank manager in Hong Kong and authored influential publications "Socialism in China" in 1912 and "An Economic Interpretation of the Increase in Bandits in China" in 1918.

Ly also fouded the Chinese Science Society, became a member of the Chinese Economic Society and chaired the Chinese Educational Society. He later lived in Shanghai, China.

The collection contains information about the accomplishments of Juwan Usang Ly, newspaper clippings and his letters to Haverford College president, W.W. Comfort.

The materials are arranged chronologically.

Processed by Alexa Horkava, completed November 2021

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexa Horkava
Finding Aid Date
November, 2021
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Collection Inventory

Juwan Usang Ly collection, 1917-1936.
Box 1

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