Liu Yanping photographs

Liu Yanping photographs

Dates: 1972-1996

Includes photographs of a Boston ballet company, an American modern ballet company, and a Houston ballet company performing in Shanghai-Meiqi, 1995 and 1996; Brigham Young University ballroom, folk, and other dance groups, and the Young Ambassadors, performing in Shanghai-Hong Pu, 1972, 1979, 1992, and 1995; an American look-alike performance troop in Shanghai-Hong Pu; Willard Scott, Bryant Gumble, and other NBC Television workers celebrating NBC's birthday in Shanhai-Hong Pu; and some unidentified persons. Most of the images are in color. A second folder contains biographical information about Liu Yanping, and five photocopied images of Richard Nixon.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) : (1 v.)
  • Creator: Yanping, Liu, 1945
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3010
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Kept in cold storage; requires 24 hour advance notice.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Liu Yanping photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 3010; Liu Yanping photographs; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3010, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Photographer donated album to Brigham Young University by way of Michael J. Zhang, a BYU alumnus, in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of United States President Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1972.
Acquisition Information
Liu Yanping, c/o Mr. Michael J. Zhang, City of Industry, California; gift; 1998.
Subject Terms
Jiangsu Sheng (China); Shanghai (China); China--Foreign relations--United States; United States--Foreign relations--China; Young Ambassadors (Musical group)--Photographs; NBC Television Netowrk; Brigham Young University. Ballroom Dance Company--Photographs; International Folk Dance Ensemble--Photographs; Gumble, Bryant--Photographs; Scott, Willard--Photographs; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994--Photographs; Yanping, Liu, 1945-
Genre / Form
Photograph albums; Photographs
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Yanping (Liu) photographs
Finding Aid Author
Abe Austin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-12-09 14:14:53 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Professional Chinese photographer and a head press photographer for Shanghai Television Station.

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