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Memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse

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Memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse, consisting of:
  1. 'The dead past', 1943
  2. 'Decadence Mandchoue', 1942-1943
  3. Final typescript version of 'The dead past', 1943
  4. Final typescript version of 'Decadence Mandchoue', 1943

Dates

  • 1942-1943

Extent

4 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1223].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1223-1226

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12486

Biographical / Historical

Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse (1873-1944) was a historian and sinologist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The memoirs were bequeathed to the Library by Reinhard Hoeppli in 1973.

Existence and Location of Copies

For conservation reasons, microfilms are to be consulted in place of the original papers.

Bibliography

  • The collection was used in H.R. Trevor-Roper, Hermit of Peking, the hidden life of Sir Edmund Backhouse (London, 1979).
Title
Memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom