Quentin Gregory Oral History Interview, March 22, 1972

Oral History #OH0003

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Quentin Gregory Oral History Interview
    Creator: Gregory, Quentin
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocasette, 1 hour, 19 pages,
  • Description
     

    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.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    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.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Quentin Gregory

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    Preferred Citation

    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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