Correspondence with consuls and others regarding material, data etc

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(Weeded March 1988). Documents 201-344. Includes correspondence with former China consular staff and their relations, research information, correspondence with archive repositories and other organisations. Includes talk at SOAS, May 1974 on `The China Consular Service: the first twenty years. How the service was run, and the sort of career it offered'; correspondence with Berkshire Record Office re. the letters of J. D. Crawford, 17/5/1974 (see 30); information from King's College, London on nineteenth century students who completed Chinese courses under Professor Summers; some photocopies of documents requested from archives.

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