|Title:||Quentin Gregory Oral History Interview|
Lennon, Donald R.
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiocasette, 1 hour, 19 pages.|
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Quentin Gregory Oral History Interview (#OH0003), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Mr. Gregory, of Halifax, N.C., was a tobacconist in China from 1905 to 1920. He was general inspector for all sales in China for the British-American Tobacco Company.
He tells of tobacco operations in China during his stay; Chinese attitudes toward American, British, and German businessmen; missionary reactions to businessmen; aftermath of the Boxer Rebellion; the revolution in 1912; travel in China; horseracing; railroads; and a visit to an opium den.
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