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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Item — Box CLX-A-371
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
Series — CLX-A-351: Series 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'.
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: from Duncan M Irvine to Alfred John Jukes-Browne sub-series consists of:
- 44 letters, alphabetically arranged (1865-1899)
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists sub-series consists of:
- 67 letters and postcards, alphabetically arranged (1878-1907).
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: German geologists sub-series includes letters from:
- Hans Bruno Geinitz (1879-1891)
- Adolph von Koenen (1886-1891)
- Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen (1882-1896)
- August Rothpletz (1874-1902)