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Du Xiang-guo Papers (杜香國文書)
Du Xiang-guo was a member of local gentry and industrialist in Dajia Town, Taichung County. His father, Du Qing, was dedicated to improving quality of Dajia Straw hats and mats and exporting them to Europe and the United States. Being a successor of his father’s business, Du Xiang-guo was active in manufacturing and financial industry. The Du Xiang-guo Papers, with coverage date from 1908 to 1946, contains his correspondence on business matters, diaries during attending schools, and literary works.
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The Du Family’s residence was torn down in 1993, and documents left behind by Du Xiang-guo were purchased by several antiquities traders. The Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica has been acquiring those documents in batches through purchasing and donation from 2003.

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The Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica holds the rights of original documents and digital images. Please contact the Historical Records Reading Room of the Archives for use, or access digital images via Taiwan Archival Information System.


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