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Guide to the Tung Pok Chin and Wing Fong Chin Papers and Photographs TAM 235

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2630
tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu


Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by I-Ting Emily Chu

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 08, 2018
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Custodial History

With the assistance of the Asian/Pacific/American Institute of New York University, Winifred C. Chin, daughter of Tung Pok Chin and Wing Fong Chin, donated the collection to the Tamiment Library in January 2003 and in September 2008. Materials found in the repository were added to the collection in 2014.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by the Tung Pok and Wing Fong Chin were transferred to New York University in 2003 by Winefred C. Chin. Permission to publish or reproduce materials in this collection must be secured from the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; Tung Pok Chin and Wing Fong Chin Papers and Photographs; TAM 235; box number; folder number;
Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

Related Archival Materials

The bulk of Tung Pok Chin's personal library was donated to the Fales Library at NYU by Winifred C. Chin in 1988.

More information about ILGWU Local 23-25 can be found in the ILGWU. Local 23-25 Records, ILGWU. Local 23-25 Photographs, and ILGWU. Local 23-25 Graphics collections in the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives at Cornell University.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of some photographs in the collection can be found in From Sweatshops to Unions: Wing Fong Chin on the Asian/Pacific/American Institute website and in The Sweatshops in the Twenty-first Century on the Labor Arts website.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials donated by Winefred C. Chin in 2003 and 2008; additional materials were found in the repository in 2014. The accession numbers associated with these gifts are 2003.003, 2003.006, NPA.2008.033, and 2014.061.

Processing Information

Photographs were separated from this collection during initial processing and were established as a separate collection, the Tung Pok Chin and Wing Fong Chin Photographs (PHOTOS 257). In 2013, the photograph collection was reincorporated into the Tung Pok Chin and Wing Fong Chin Papers and Photographs (TAM 235). In April 2014, correspondence to Winifred Chin regarding Tung Pok Chin was found in the repository and added to the collection.