Ref NoMS 380683
TitlePhotocopies of correspondence of Lancelot Lawford
Date(s) of Creation1913 - 1917
Level of DescriptionCollection
Extent1 folder
Name of CreatorLawford; Lancelot (fl 1913-1917); employee of the Chinese Maritime Customs
Administrative & Biographical HistoryLancelot Lawford worked for the Chinese Maritime Customs in Shanghai and Peking at a period of political instability and fighting following the Chinese revolution of 1911 and the establishment of a republic.
Held at:SOAS University of London
Source of AcquisitionThis material was presented by Nigel Lawford in 1997.
DescriptionPhotocopies of nine letters of Lancelot Lawford to his wife (unnamed) from Shanghai, 1913, and Peking (Beijing), 1917, describing political and military events in China.
Access StatusOpen
Language(s) of MaterialEnglish
Other Finding AidsUnpublished handlist
Archivist's NoteCompiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
Access Points - SubjectCivil war (concept)
International trade
Trade (practice)
Access Points - Person, Corporate & Family Names
Name CodePerson, Corporate or Family NameType of Entity
GB/SOASNAF/P662Lawford; Lancelot (fl 1913-1917); employee of the Chinese Maritime CustomsPerson
GB/SOASNAF/C94Chinese Maritime Customs ServiceCorporate
Access Points - Places
Place CodePlace Name
1814991China
7729894Eastern Asia
1816670Beijing
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