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Journal, 1877-1884

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MS. Eng. b. 2102

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The volume contains several photographs of family members and of places visited, and accounts of various events, including:
  1. (fol. 28) photograph of the [Mahabodhi] temple, [Bodh Gaya] near Gya [ Gaya], India, c.1877
  2. (fols. 56-7) two printed Chinese single sheets, one a menu, [c .1877]
  3. (fols. 114-33) account of a visit to Germany, with photographs of buildings, 1879
  4. (fols. 150-9) account of a law suit brought by Giles against neighbours over the use of land, with several newspaper cuttings, 1880
  5. (fols. 162, 296, 304) photographs of or including H.A. Giles,c .1879-81
  6. (fol. 175) printed letter to H.A. Giles, about his translation of Songling Pu, Strange stories from a Chinese studio (London, 1880), 1880
  7. (fols. 321-64) miscellaneous papers, 1821-85, including lists of names, cuttings and notes relating to the death of Giles, and (fol. 360) tracing (fragile) of Giles' memorial stone in Churchill Church, Somerset, 1884, n.d.
with letters from:
  1. (fols. 10 v, 13) D.I. Heath, 1877 (copy)
  2. (fol. 52) George Moberly, Bishop of Salisbury, 1878
  3. (fols. 68-9) H.J.S. Smith, 1878
  4. (fols. 101 v, 105) H.A. Giles China, 1878 (copy), enclosing (fol. 106) printed table of contents of Strange stories
  5. (fol. 111) J.A. Giles to Lord Beaconsfield, 1879 (copy)
  6. (fol. 138) A.C. Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1879
  7. (fols. 187, 227-8) A.W. Thorold, Bishop of Rochester, 1880-1
  8. (fols. 217 v, 222) J.A. Giles to F.H. Jeune, 1880 (copy)
  9. (fols. 244-5) J.W. Blakesley, 1881
  10. (fols. 300-1) G.J. Goschen, 1883

Dates

  • 1877-1884

Extent

364 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. b. 2102

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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