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Robert S. Elegant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WUDL-EAL004

The Robert S. Elegant Collection contains primarily the assorted files of news releases from the Associated Press and others. It also contains some clippings of Hong Kong newspapers and magazines, and transcripts from the news broadcasts of some China’s radio stations. It covers the period of the Chinese Cultural Revolution from 1966 to 1971. Most of them are in English. The collection was donated in 1976 by Mr. Robert S. Elegant, former head of the Los Angeles Times bureau in Hong Kong.

The Robert S. Elegant Collection contains primarily the assorted files of news releases from the Associated Press and others. It also contains some clippings of Hong Kong newspapers and magazines, and transcripts from the news broadcasts of some China’s radio stations. It covers the period of the Chinese Cultural Revolution from 1966 to 1971. Most of them are in English. The collection was donated in 1976 by Mr. Robert S. Elegant, former head of the Los Angeles Times bureau in Hong Kong.

Dates

  • 1966-1971

Extent

16.00 drawers

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Robert S. Elegant in 1976

Title
Robert S. Elegant Collection
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Revision Statements

  • 2020 October 26: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the WU Distributed Libraries Collecting Area

Contact:
MSC 1061-141-B
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis MO 63130 US