Papers of W.C. Costin

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Costin's papers, concerning his visit to the Far East, consist of four notebooks containing a journal of his trip, three albums of photographs, and a carbon typescript report by Costin on his travels.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Conrad Costin (1893-1970) visited the Far East to attend a conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations in Shanghai, 1931-2. He visited Canada on his way to China, spent three months in China, visited Hong Kong and Japan, returning via Indo-China and Palestine. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1985.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.