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LEGGE, JAMES AND HANNAH

MS 380476Letters and papers, dated 1859-1897, of James Legge (1815-1897), and ofhis second wife, Hannah (died 1881). Legge served with the London MissionarySociety from 1843 to 1867. He became the first Professor of Chinese atOxford University in 1875. 1 box. Handlist.


LIGHT, CAPTAIN FRANCIS

MS 40320Letters (in Malay), to Captain Francis Light R.N, first Superintendentof Prince of Wales Island [Penang] 1786-1791, with various Malay rulersand dignitaries. Also documents of the same period relating to Bencoolen[Benkulen] and the West Sumatra Presidency, approximately 1,200 lettersbound in 11 volumes. Detailed catalogue in preparation.


LOCKHART, WILLIAM

MS 380645Transcripts of letters from Dr William Lockhart (1811-1896) and a typescriptbiography. Lockhart worked for the London Missionary Society, as a medicalmissionary in Canton, Macao, Chusan, Shanghai and Peking. 1 box. Handlist.


LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY

see COUNCIL FOR WORLD MISSION


LORIMER, LT-COL DAVID LOCKHART ROBERTSON

PP MS 66Papers of Lieutenant-Colonel David Lockhart Robertson Lorimer (1876-1962),Indian Political Service 1903-1924, Political Agent, Gilgit 1920-1924.The collection chiefly relates to his work on the Burushaski, Khowar, Shinaand Bakhtiari languages. Also photographs and film of field trip to HunzaValley in the mid-1930s. 62 boxes. Handlist.

 

Further photographs and slides are held in the Art and Archaeology section of the Library.