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Chang, Y -che.
Oral history interview with Y -che Chang, 1979 August 18.
Training and influences on his career during graduate years at University of Chicago and Yerkes Observatory in the late 1920s. Discussion of science education and the growth of astronomy in China, activities of the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanking, and Chang's directorship. Effects of the war for Liberation; discussion of astronomy during the Japanese occupation. Other topics include contact with Bart Bok, visits to Yerkes after World War II, and research in astronomy in China.
Born 1902.
Bok, Bart J. (Bart Jan), 1906-1983
Chang, Y -che
Purple Mountain Observatory (China)
University of Chicago.
Yerkes Observatory.
Astronomy -- China.
Science -- Study and teaching -- China.
China -- Civil War, 1945-1949.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA