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China

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

Collection of Joseph Ross (d. 1967)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 3
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of letters from and articles about missionaries who knew Ross, who were connected with the Boy Scout Association or who were associated with Aberdeen. Much of the material was collected by Ross for use in his Sunday school classes, but some is more personal, many of the articles are cutting from Life and Work or other missionary publications, and there are some photographs. There is only a small amount on each...
Dates: 1920-1962

Collection of samples of Chinese silk threads for embroidery, Kwangtung

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1559, Folder: Coll-1766 / SC-Acc-2016-0122
Identifier: Coll-1766
Scope and Contents Collection of 15 wrappers comprising silk threads in various colours. Housed in old paper folder with ties. The name of the producers are on the upper covers, and they state that the silk is produced by natural colours and washed in clear water.
Dates: early 20th century.

Collection relating to Eric Henry Liddell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-218
Scope and Contents Small collection of items, from multiple sources, relating to Eric Liddell.
Annual sports programmes of Edinburgh University Athletic Club, 1923-1925, showing Liddell's times in the races entered, and an annotated Scottish Inter-Universities programme, 1923; two photographs of a memorial stone in China; Wedding invitation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 20th century

Correspondence: from Duncan M Irvine to Alfred John Jukes-Browne, 1865-1899

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/7
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: from Duncan M Irvine to Alfred John Jukes-Browne sub-series consists of:
  1. 44 letters, alphabetically arranged (1865-1899)
Dates: 1865-1899

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists, 1878-1907

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/1
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists sub-series consists of:
  1. 67 letters and postcards, alphabetically arranged (1878-1907).
Dates: 1878-1907

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: German geologists, 1869-1905

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/14/1
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: German geologists sub-series includes letters from:
  1. Hans Bruno Geinitz (1879-1891)
  2. Adolph von Koenen (1886-1891)
  3. Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen (1882-1896)
  4. August Rothpletz (1874-1902)
Dates: 1869-1905

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Japanese geologist, 1870

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/14/6
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Japanese geologist sub-series includes letters from:
  1. 1 letter, (1870)
Dates: 1870

Dragon Bridge Scroll of the Mien or Yao People

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1596
Identifier: Coll-1977
Content Description This is a Taoist Dragon Scroll of the Yao People (or the Iu Mien People, a sub-set of the Yao people) of Southern China, Thailand, Laos and North Vietnam. The Scroll Painting serves as a Bridge that connects this world with the supernatural worlds. From the left are two acolytes and two banner bearers welcoming the procession, and the inscription in Chinese “Welcome to the Emperor”, or in this case Honoured Guest or Friend. Peasant organisations such as “Heaven and Earth Committees” would use...
Dates: late Qing (c 1900)

L. C. Wood Collection (fl. 1920-1943)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 17
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 69 colour slides (5 cm x 5cm) with a full commentary for a lantern talk entitled A preaching walk through the Ningsia district given by Wood in England depicting scenes of life in China, church and mission work and missionaries and church leaders; and an album of 20 coloured photographs of scenes in Peking.

Part box (including 69 slides and 20 photographs)
Dates: [ca. 1930-1940]

Manuscript on Chinese botany entitled "Synonymie d'histoire naturelle Chinoise" by Joseph-Marie Callery

 Item — Box CLX-A-1593
Identifier: Coll-1999
Content Description This is a manuscript on Chinese botany entitled "Synonymie d'histoire naturelle Chinoise", produced by Joseph-Marie Callery in the 1840s and never published. In this manuscript Callery discusses numerous genera, species and varieties of native plants found in Macau and Canton, many of which were unknown in Europe at the time. After giving their Latin and Chinese names, he describes their physical characteristics, habitat, their industrial, medicinal and culinary uses, details his own...
Dates: 1840s