Papers of David Morris relating to the Friends Ambulance Unit China Convoy
- Morris's diary of journey from the UK via India to China to join the Friends Ambulance Unit, Mar-Jul 1942
- FAU lorry log books Jul 1942-Apr 1943 and Apr-Oct 1943
- FAU China Convoy identity card
- unidentified photographs of Chinese locations
- modern prints of group photos of FAU staff
- news cutting of obituary of Madame Chiang Kai-Shek 2003 with annotation by Morris
- Creation: Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1942-1943
- Creation: Creation: 1942-1943, 2003
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and file or folder number, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8392]
MS. Eng. c. 8392
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12045
Papers of David Morris relating to the Friends Ambulance Unit China Convoy.
Biographical / Historical
David Elwyn Morris (1920-2015) studied at Brasenose College in 1939. As an undergraduate, he joined the Friends Ambulance Unit (FAU), driving medical stores in lorries across South West China. After the war he returned to Brasenose to read law, retiring as a judge in 1990. He wrote a book published in 1948 called China Changed my Mind.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Bodleian China Centre Library with Morris's books and passed to Special Collections by Minh Chung, 26 May 2016.
- Catalogue of the Papers of David Morris relating to the Friends Ambulance Unit China Convoy
- Finding aid prepared by Michael Hughes
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