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Liu Yanping photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3010

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of a Boston ballet company, an American modern ballet company, and a Houston ballet company performing in Shanghai-Meiqi, 1995 and 1996; Brigham Young University ballroom, folk, and other dance groups, and the Young Ambassadors, performing in Shanghai-Hong Pu, 1972, 1979, 1992, and 1995; an American look-alike performance troop in Shanghai-Hong Pu; Willard Scott, Bryant Gumble, and other NBC Television workers celebrating NBC's birthday in Shanhai-Hong Pu; and some unidentified persons. Most of the images are in color. A second folder contains biographical information about Liu Yanping, and five photocopied images of Richard Nixon.


  • 1972-1996


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Kept in cold storage; requires 24 hour advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Liu Yanping photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Professional Chinese photographer and a head press photographer for Shanghai Television Station.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Custodial History

Photographer donated album to Brigham Young University by way of Michael J. Zhang, a BYU alumnus, in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of United States President Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1972.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Liu Yanping, c/o Mr. Michael J. Zhang, City of Industry, California; gift; 1998.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of Liu Yanping photographs
Abe Austin
2012 March 28
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States