Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse (1873-1944) was a historian and sinologist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse, consisting of:
The memoirs were bequeathed to the Library by Reinhard Hoeppli in 1973.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).Existence of Copies
For conservation reasons, microfilms are to be consulted in place of the original papers.
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45669-72.Publication Note
The collection was used in H.R. Trevor-Roper, Hermit of Peking, the hidden life of Sir Edmund Backhouse (London, 1979).
Backhouse | Edmund Trelawney | 1873-1944 | Sir | Knight, Historian, and Sinologist