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Margaret and Raymond Chang Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-868

Scope and Contents

The Margaret and Raymond Chang papers contain typescripts, correspondence, proofs, and related material for three titles co-authored by Margaret and Raymond Chang, include Chinese folktales and historical fiction set in China, as well as one book (Celia's Robot) published by Margaret Chang alone.

Dates

  • 1987 - 2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical Sketch

Margaret Scrogin Chang was born in Portola, CA in 1941 and attended Scripps College (B.A.), Rutgers University (M.L.S.), and Simmons College (M.A.). She has worked as a high school librarian, author, and educator. She and her husband, Raymond Chang, collaborated on books reflecting the Chinese culture. In addition to his work collaborating with his wife, Raymond Chang was a prominent chemistry professor, having earned his Ph.D from Yale in 1966. He was best known for his general chemistry textbook, first published in 1976 and remaining in print up to the 12th edition. He was an emeritus professor of Williams College, and died in 2017.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection includes written material for titles written by Margaret Chang and Raymond Chang.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Margaret Chang
Title
Margaret and Raymond Chang Papers, 1987-2008
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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