Li Wei Yang

Li Wei Yang
Curator of Pacific Rim Collections
Department: Library

Li Wei Yang has curated The Huntington's Pacific Rim collections since 2015. Prior to that, he was an assistant curator of Western American history and institutional archivist and a project archivist at the Library. Yang completed the M.Sc. in history at the University of Edinburgh and the M.L.I.S. at San José State University. His research interests include Asian American history, migration, and East Asian rare books. In 2015, Yang curated The Huntington Library's first exhibition on Chinese American history, "Y.C. Hong: Advocate for Chinese-American Inclusion."


Posted on May. 3, 2022
Kanematsu Osawa, operator of H. K. Osawa & Co. in Los Angeles, Rafu nenkan 羅府年鑑: The Year Book and Directory, 1939–1940. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. Reconstructing…
Posted on Mar. 22, 2022
In 1984, Lily Lee Chen became the first female Chinese American mayor in the nation. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. On April 13, 1982, Lily Lee Chen was elected to the…