MD Chow 周今觉

Zhou Mingda 周明达 (美权)
(18781 建德纸坑山 – 2/13/1949 Shanghai)

Poet
Mathematician
Philatelist

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Bio

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Children (3 boys and 8 girls):

Weiliang and family

  • 1st daughter Mengfen 孟芬

 

  1. Li Yanxin 李延馨

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1900 Yangzhou, with 包墨芬、余雨东等创立’知新算社’
1912 moved fm Yangzhou to Shanghai
1920s with 任鸿隽 胡明夏 发起创办’中国科学社’,与南通张謇被推为名誉会长
1923 Oct: purchased Ch $1.50 stamp from a flower stall on Bubbling Well Road near the Race Course
1924 March he rocketed to the top amongst Chinese collectors
1925 having spent Ch $100,000; very accomplished philatelist. Founded the Chinese Philatelic Society Nov 15.
1926 The Philatelic Bulletin won a Special Bronze Medal at the International Philatelic Exhibition held in New York
1927 Chinese stamps eventually became a gold medal contender in 1927 at the Strasbourg International Exhibition in France.
1935 July 25 ‘中国 数学会’ 在上海交通大学图书馆成立

纪录片《火种》 15日开播 讲述科学社创办历程2008-03-12 10:30 纪录片 火种 科学 社 历程由上海市新闻出版局出版博物馆(筹)与上海文广新闻传媒集团纪实频道共同合作的电视纪录片《火种―――中国科学社》,将于15日20点在纪实频道《档案》栏目开播。

该片共8集,重述了20世纪初叶的一群美国留学生,怀着科学救国的思想,自费创办《科学》月刊、组建中国科学社,成为中国现代科学事业的开拓者和奠基人的历史。

中国科学社发起人为美国康奈尔大学的9位留学生:赵元任、胡明夏、周仁、秉志、章元善、过探先、金邦正、杨杏佛和任鸿隽。胡适、赵元任、陈衡哲等影响20世纪中国的名人,都是从中国科学社走出来的,该社还拥有一批像竺可桢、秉志、周仁等中国科学事业各学科的开创者。 徐颖

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Residences:

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Philately

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Poetry

逝景飞腾不可追,梦中说梦只增悲;
邻墙日矬书声沸,犹似承平上学时。

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Misc
Interracial liaison or marriage

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1 安徽东至周氏近代诗选, vol 4. It also stated that he passed away in 1948 – perhaps according to the Chinese calendar?

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