James Legge (1815-97) was the first professor of Chinese at Oxford, 1876-97; he was also a missionary and sinologist. Further details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Autobiographical notes of James Legge, Professor of Chinese at Oxford University, comprising:
Given to the Library by Professor M.D. Legge in 1977.Access Conditions
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See also related deposits of James Legge's papers MSS. Eng. misc. c. 863-5, d. 1252-65, e. 1377-81; and MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 528; Eng. misc. e. 556.
Legge | Hannah Mary | fl 1859-1860 | second wife of Professor James Legge
Legge | James | 1815-1897 | missionary and sinologist
China | Description and travel
Guangzhou (China) | Description and travel
Hong Kong (China) | Description and travel