Papers of Sir Gerard Leslie Makins Clauson

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Scope and Content

Papers of Sir Gerard Clauson, comprising preliminary studies in the decipherment of the Hsi-hsia [Tangut] language, an ancient northeastern Tibeto-Burman language once spoken in Western Xia or Tangut Empire. Includes a 'Skeleton Dictionary of the Hsi-hsia Language' (1937-1938) and other manuscript notes by Clauson concerned with Hsi-hsia studies.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance

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