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Liao, Hongying, 1931-1959

MS. Eng. c. 7956/14
Held at the Weston Library

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Includes a letter to Joan Crowfoot 1937, and a collection of essays, 'The world belongs to all', by Liao and Derek Bryan, with marginal markings by Hodgkin. Hongying Liao was a young Chinese Quaker who came to Somerville in 1930 to read chemistry. Hodgkin befriended and helped her. She returned to China, married a British diplomat Derek Bryan, and on his resignation from the Foreign Service, she joined him in the work of the Britain-China Friendship Association. (Ferry pp.335-340).


  • Creation: 1931-1959


1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7956/14

Former reference:

NCUACS 135/8/04 H.14

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom