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Address book, printed ephemera, notes and photographs, 1879-1936

MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 600 / 61
Held in our offsite storage facility

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Papers include:
  1. address book, n.d. [1900s?]-[1930s?]
  2. newspaper and journal cuttings, 1900-1931
  3. biographical information about Clementi written by himself and by Montagu Clementi, [1912?]
  4. manuscript and typescript extracts from diaries, 24 Jun-17 Jul 1907, 7 Aug-10 Oct [1913?], 1 Jan-14 Apr 1919, n.d.
  5. small handmade Christmas card showing a watercolour sketch of a ship at sea, artist unknown (originally found in 1921 diary)
  6. 15 newsletters, 'The Clementi', handmade by the Clementi children, Jan-Mar 1929
  7. notes on the paperwork needed to cross the frontier between Russian and Chinese Turkestan, n.d.
  8. four Christmas cards with photographs attached, including one from the Clementi's showing a photograph of Cecil and Penelope Clementi (and others) on horseback, n.d.
Photographs and negative

50 photographs and one negative, mostly unlabelled. Includes photographs of:
  1. Clementi with Messrs. Bignell, Osbourne and Davies (of HMS Centurion), Mr. Shepherd (of HMS Glory), Mr. Ardron (of the Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank) and Mr. Harrold (of the National Bank of China & Japan) (originally found in 1914 diary between dates 8 and 9 April).
  2. the 'Welcome of His Excellency Sir Miles W. Lampson, British Minister to the Republic of China, by Mashall Li Chai-sum on February 14th, 1928', group portrait (rolled)
  3. A. Shister's portrait of Clementi as Chancellor of Hong Kong University, [1930?]
  4. Clementi at the official opening of the Ricci Hall, the new Catholic residence hall at Hong Kong University, four photographs, 16 Dec 1929
  5. Government House, Singapore, including the grounds, seven photographs, 1929
  6. Clementi with Thomas Loveday, Francis Paul Armitage, Percy John Dale, Sir Reginald Fleming Johnston and their scout (name unknown) at Magdalen College, Oxford, Mar 1931
  7. [HMS] Siang Wo, Hong Kong, four photographs, n.d.
  8. negative of a bridge over a river? (originally found in journal, part one, between the pages covering the dates 15 Oct to 19 Oct 1906, see MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 600 / 30)
Includes some Chinese, Pashto and Turkish.


  • 1879-1936


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 600 / 61