Feng family visit to Hoover

Friday, April 22, 2011
Feng family visit to Hoover
Image credit: 
Janet Chang
Feng family visit to Hoover
Image credit: 
Janet Chang

Laurette Feng, daughter of T.V. Soong; her son Clifford Feng and his wife, Francisca; their two children, Nicholas and Laura; and Andrew Feng, the oldest son of Michael Feng, Clifford's brother, visited the Hoover Institution Library and Archives on Thursday, April 21, 2011. Linda Bernard, deputy archivist at the Hoover Institution, and Hsiao-ting Lin and Lisa Nguyen, curators of the East Asia collection, gave the Feng family a tour of the archives and the new exhibit A Century of Change: China 1911–2011, concentrating on the items of importance to the family, including T.V. Soong's notes from the Xi'an Incident (December 1936), T.V. Soong's photos of the United Nations Conference in San Francisco (April 1945), correspondence between T.V. Soong, Chiang Kai-shek, and various heads of state (Roosevelt, Churchill, William Lyon Mackenzie King), and personal correspondence between T.V. Soong and Madame Chiang Kai-shek.