Papers of James Legge comprising a notebook containing thoughts on Legge's aims and achievements in China, 1846-7, with a list of expenses, 1869; and letters and papers relating to the Professorship of Chinese at Oxford, 1863-94, including:
- papers concerning the raising of an endowment, 1875-8
- letters relating to the foundation and maintenance of the Chair, 1875-9
- letters to Legge, 1866-94
- copies on tissue paper of letters from Legge, 1879-92
- printed examination papers for the Davis Chinese scholarship, 1879-92.