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Donald, William Henry, 1875-1946



  • Existence: 1875-1946

Biographical Note

Wiliam Henry Donald was an Australian journalist. He worked in China from 1903 until World War II. He was involved in negotiating the release of Chiang Kai-shek during the Xi'an Incident. Donald died in Shanghai in 1946.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Julius A. Barr Photograph Album

Identifier: 2018-00-00-6
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures Zhang Xueliang (also known as the "Young Marshal" and "Peter Chang") and General Chiang Kai-shek in the mid-1930s. The collection contains a photograph album with three hundred and thirty-nine (339) black-and-white photographs, most likely taken by Barr, covering his time in China.

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