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Divination book, Sumatra

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1559, Volume: Coll-1765 / SC-Acc-2016-0121
Identifier: Coll-1765
Scope and Contents Comprises 18 bark leaves, with the first and last folds pasted to the covers, in 'harmonica' fold. Text in Batak script written in black ink. There 4 pages with different symbols, and 4 pages with tables, all done in red and black ink. Original wooden covers, of which the upper is carved with a relief of lizards.
Dates: 20th century

Papers of John David Hayes (1888-1957)

Identifier: CSWC 13
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of material assembled by Barbara Hayes to illustrate her husband's life. It includes biographical data on the Hayes family; a series of articles written by Barbara Hayes about her life in China and focussing particularly on her husband's activities and work; some memoirs or articles written by Hayes himself or articles about him; transcripts of Hayes' 'Confessions' written for his trial in 1951; letters or extracts of letters written by Hayes and his wife;...
Dates: 1946-1973

Papers of Sir John Jackson

Identifier: Coll-1490
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the papers of Sir John Jackson, including: Photograph albums. Albums of newspaper clippings relating to Sir John Jackson's work, and to his and his family's personal life. Personal and business correspondence. Material relating to Sir John Jackson's candidacy as MP for Devonport in 1904, 1906, and 1910. Printed...
Dates: 1838-2002