Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Elizabeth Huff: Teacher and Founding Curator of the East Asiatic Library: From Urbana to Berkeley by Way of Peking

Interviewee(s):
Huff, Elizabeth
Interviewer(s):
Levenson, Rosemary
Title:
Elizabeth Huff: Teacher and Founding Curator of the East Asiatic Library: From Urbana to Berkeley by Way of Peking
Abstract:
Education, Illinois and Mills College; jobs and graduate study in languages and art; travels in Japan and Indochina, 1939; China, 1940-46: study in Peking, internment in Wei-hsien camp; Ph.D. in far eastern languages, Harvard; building and running the East Asiatic Library, UC Berkeley; acquisition of the Murakami and Mitsui Libraries and other collections, administration, services, funding; Chinese bibliography course, 1948-68. Video-tape. 30 min.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1976
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11233862
Rights:
Huff, Elizabeth. "Elizabeth Huff: Teacher and Founding Curator of the East Asiatic Library:From Urbana to Berkeley by Way of Peking." Interview by Rosemary Levenson in 1976. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1977.