Chinese-English Dictionary

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 891 SC6
  • Dates of Creation
      [1900 - 1940]
  • Language of Material
      English Chinese
  • Physical Description
      1 notebook handwritten

Scope and Content

Notebook containing Chinese characters, their romanised spellings and their English translations. In some cases these seem to be arranged to work out translations of official documents between Chinese and British authorities. A black soft-cover notebook with lined pages, written in ink and pencil, but with no identifiers.

Administrative / Biographical History

The creator of this work is unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the archivist. nc@royalasiaticsociety.org The archive is open on Tuesdays and Fridays 10-5, and Thursdays 2-5. Access is to any researcher without appointment but it will help if an appointment is made via phone or email. Please bring photo ID.

Acquisition Information

The source of acquisition is unknown.

Archivist's Note

This book was catalogued by Nancy Charley, RAS Archivist, in 2019.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography (without flash) for research purposes may be permitted upon completion of a copyright declaration form, and with respect to current UK copyright law.

Custodial History

The custodial history is unknown.