File: Readership in Chinese (Mead)

Scope and Content

Papers concerning the appointment of Edgar Mead (1887-1941) as reader in Chinese language and social economy at the University in 1933. The post was funded from the reallocation of Boxer Indemnity Fund monies in 1931, and the Manchester post was intended to specialise in economic aspects of China.

Former reference: 352

Related Material

See also VCA/7/31 and VCA/7/315.