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China

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

A Buffalo Cow Common on the North of China, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2842
Scope and Contents Illustration from the early 19th century of a buffalo cow that was common in the north of China.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Antiquated Methods of Cultivation, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2774
Scope and Contents Six photographs showing antiquated methods of cultivation in China, Formosa, India, Sudan, Egypt and Morocco in the early/mid 20th century. Each of the images shows a man using cattle or camels (Sudan and Egypt) and hand ploughs in fields.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Chinese manuscript notebook, undated - possibly first half of 19th century

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0115
Scope and Contents Small concertina notebook in Chinese, manuscript. Bought in an Oxfam bookshop for 3£. Could be a notebook kept by someone who was fitting out a ship for a voyage, or some similar occupation. The notebook has separate sets of ink and pencil Chinese characters, and so perhaps the book has been used for two separate projects. A few pages have what appear to be pencilled English translations of a few characters and occasional transcriptions in Arabic numerals.
Dates: undated - possibly first half of 19th century

Chinese material, 1859

 Series — CLX-A-351: Series Coll-1835/21
Identifier: Coll-1835/21
Scope and Contents Correspondence in Chinese and in English, and coloured sketch of the Porcelain Tower in Nanking. There is little information on the origin and context of the documents. One of the letters has the following annotation: 'Letter to Rt from Dong - a chinese baptised ... from Ninqho who visited Edinburgh along with Dr McGowan in Oct Nov and Dec 1859 signed (Dong Patzai) translated by Dr McGowan'.
Dates: 1859

Church of Scotland Slide and Visual Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 47
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) Lantern slides and glass plate negatives of: China (Charles Somerville collection, Dugald Christie); Africa (Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria); India; and Jamaica. Most sets come with indexes and commentaries and date from late 19th century to early-mid twentieth century. (2) Slides (35 mm) of: Africa (Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Egypt); Far East (including Taiwan and Hong Kong); Holy Land; Middle East; India (including Western...
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Cochin, Chine - Une Ferme (Cochin, China - a Farm), 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2881
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man standing in a field with two cows with several farm buildings in the background in Cochin, China in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Collection of Admiral Henry Craven St John

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1872
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of effects that belonged to Henry Craven St John, a young Lieutenant (later Commander, then Admiral) who brilliantly fought against pirates in the Chinese Seas in the 1860s. It includes: a presentation scroll to Commander Henry Craven St John, conveying thanks for his fighting piracy at Laksui (1866); a covering letter from the Admiralty (1866); a mahogany and brass-fitted medicine box (1860s); and an album of c. 300 watercolours executed by Henry Craven St John,...
Dates: 1850s-1870s

Collection of Anthony James Broomhall (1911-1994)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 26
Scope and Contents The collection consists of black and white and coloured slides and lantern slides relating to China, Taiwan, Malaya, the Philippines and Japan and to the China Inland Mission. The slides show a wide variety of town and country scenes, and images of people and places, festivals and occupations, religion, and church and mission work. There is a complete index listing each slide.

(574 slides plus indexes)
Dates: [ca. 1890-1979]