Clyde W. Gore Oral History Interview

April 28, 1977
Oral History #OH0043
Gore, Clyde W.; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 2 audiocassettes, 2.5 hours, 52 pages
Preferred Citation
Clyde W. Gore Oral History Interview (#OH0043), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

Mr. Gore was employed by British-American Tobacco Company as an agent in China. He landed in Shanghai in August 1937 and remained there until 1941. At the end of World War II he returned to China in 1946 where he worked until 1949.

Scope and arrangement

Gore describes his experiences in Shanghai and in the interior of China. The tobacco trade, dealings with the Japanese, communism, and life in China are all topics of discussion.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Clyde W. Gore

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Gore, Clyde W.
Corporate Names
British-American Tobacco Co. (China)--Employees
Cigarette industry--China
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945--Personal narratives, American
Tobacco industry--China--20th century
Tobacco industry--Employees