CHEN KANG CHAI PAPERS
Title: Chen Kang Chai Papers
Origin: Chen Kang Chai ; donated 3/96.
Dates: 1952 - 1978.
Accession Number & Location: 96-02-02 : Manuscript boxes # 6A & 6B; .3 cu.ft.
Arrangement: 8 experimental data books and two folders arranged in one series.
Biography: [To be added later]
Scope and Content: 8 data books record the fifteen-year development and breeding trials of the first truly inbred strains of rabbits. There are papers which reflect Dr. Chai’s work for the United Nations and the Chinese government, as well as newspaper clippings about his work. A photocopy of a Chai drawing of TJL founder C.C. Little is in F4.
F1- Data Book -”LARGE Strain, April 1952 (from Runner)” 3/29/52 to 9/8/58. 276pp.
F2- Data Book (unbound) - “The origin and development of Inbred Strain SM and LG by C.K. Chai.” 12/31/53 to 8/6/54. 98pp.
F3- Data Book - [untitled] 7/28/53 to 3/29/63. 200pp.
F4- Data Book - “Litter Book, E.Clark” 1/7/53 to 1/25/57. 200pp.; 2pp.loose notes.
F5- Data Book - [untitled] 1/25/57 to 7/16/62. 300pp. with fold-out chart attached.
F1- Data Book - [untitled] 1/12/61 to 11/15/68. 300pp.; 1p. loose notes.
F2- Data Book - [untitled] 6/24/68 to 4/30/75. 300pp.; 5 pp. loose notes.
F3- Data Book - [untitled] 5/13/74 to 5/24/78. 300pp.; 3pp. loose notes.
F4- Papers: “A Report: Reshaping the Swine Industry of China” C.K.Chai. 1990 report to United Nations China Development Progamme.6pp.; “Voice From the Heart of a Mouse” by C.K.Chai, Central Daily News (in Chinese), with sketch of C.C.Little by C.K.Chai to accompany article, April 27, 1984, with typed note to explain the article.; Certificate of Professorship of the Cancer Institute of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.
F5- Papers: Reprints of publicity regarding the first lines of inbred rabbits in 1969.
F9- Correspondence: 1981-85.