The Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project is brought to you through the generosity of Stanford President John Hennessy and Stanford Provost John Etchemendy; Stanford University Libraries and University Librarian Michael Keller; Stanford Vice Provost and Dean of Research Ann Arvin; the UPS Foundation Endowment Fund at Stanford; the American Council of Learned Societies; the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Exchange; Beijing Superstar Digital Library; and the foundations, individuals, and Stanford departments, programs and centers listed at the bottom of this page.

But there is much more work to be done, and to continue, the Project needs to raise additional funds. Its success depends on the generosity of individual donors like you.

Please consider giving the project a charitable gift using the donation button below.

Or, if donating by check, write it to Stanford University and make sure to include “CRRWP” on the memo line. Mail the check to:

Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project
 c/o American Studies Program, Stanford University
 Stanford, California 94305-2022, USA

For additional information or to learn more about how you can support the Project, send a letter to the address above or an email to

All contributions are fully tax-deductible. For alumni, your donation can count towards Reunion gifts (just indicate your class in the place on the form for “special instructions”).

Stanford University Support
Office of the President and Office of the Provost, Stanford University
Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Stanford University
Bill Lane Center for the American West
American Studies Program, Stanford University
Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University
Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, Stanford University
Stanford University Libraries and Information Resources:

  • Academic Technology
  • East Asia Library
  • Digital Library
  • Cecil H. Green Library
  • Special Collections
  • University Librarian
  • Department of Anthropology, Stanford University
    Department of English, Stanford University
    Department of History, Stanford University
    International and Comparative Area Studies, Stanford University
    UPS Foundation Endowment Fund, Stanford University
    The Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford University

    Foundation and Corporate Support
    American Council of Learned Societies / Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Exchange
    Beijing Superstar Digital Library
    Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Exchange
    Orr Family Foundation
    Renée B. Fisher Foundation / Silicon Valley Community Foundation
    China International Book Trading Corporation
    Guangxi Normal University Press (Group) Co., Ltd.

    Summit Level ($30,000)
    Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Atha

    Promontory Level ($10,000)

    Golden Spike Level ($3000 and above)
    Joseph Ng
    Douglas Tsui

    We also extend our gratitude to the following for their support of the project:

    Department of History, Sun Yat-sen University
    Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica
    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Science Council, Taiwan
    Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University
    Ming’s Chinese Cuisine and Bar, Palo Alto

    We are grateful to the Committee of 100 and the State Archives Administration of the People’s Republic of China for their recognition of the importance of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project.