Stanford University Support
Stanford University has generously supported the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project. The Project thanks the following Stanford leaders and offices for generous, multi-year support:

President Emeritus John Hennessy
Provost John Etchemendy
University Librarian Michael Keller
Stanford University Libraries, including
• Digital Library Systems and Services
• East Asia Library
• Cecil H. Green Library
• Special Collections & University Archives
Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research
Bill Lane Center for the American West
Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis
Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
UPS Foundation Endowment Fund at Stanford University
Department of History
American Studies Program
Center for East Asian Studies
Stanford Archaeology Center
Lang Fund for Environmental Anthropology, Department of Anthropology
Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, China Fund
Roberta Bowman Denning Fund for Humanities and Technology
Vice Provost of Student Affairs: Office of Community Engagement and Diversity


Foundations and Corporations

The Project has received important external support from
• The American Council of Learned Societies
• The National Endowment for the Humanities
• The Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Exchange
• The Beijing Superstar Digital Library
• The Guangxi Normal University Press
• Orr Family Foundation
• The Reneé B. Fisher Foundation Fund at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation
• Society for Historical Archaeology



Many individuals have provided substantial support to the Project.

We are grateful to William Fung Kwok Lun for his significant, multi-year gift.

Generous financial support has also come from Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Atha, Joseph and Lea Anne Ng, Douglas Tsui, Adrian and Monica Arima, and other individuals.


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.

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”).