Papers of E.J. Nathan

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. a. 16-17, c. 418-64, d. 280, e. 223-6, g. 20
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Scope and Content

Papers of E.J. Nathan including correspondence, memoranda, printed reports, diaries, articles, press cuttings and maps, relating to the Chinese Engineering and Mining Company and the Kailan Mining Administration.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Jonah Nathan was chairman of the Chinese Engineering and Mining Company and its associate the Kailan Mining Administration.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by Nathan's widow in 1965.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39484-538.

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