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.
Papers of W.C. Costin
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. b. 422, d. 1272-4, f. 848-51
- Dates of Creation1931-2
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description8 shelfmarks
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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.
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The papers were given to the Library in 1985.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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