Collection Listing L
LEGGE, JAMES AND HANNAH
MS 380476 Letters 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 40320 Letters (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.
MS 380645 Transcripts 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 66 Papers 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.