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Collection Level Description: Diaries of C.H. Hawes

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 443, c. 1040-1, d. 1448-51, e. 1550-69; Photogr. c. 13
Title: Diaries of C.H. Hawes
Dates of Creation: [c.1887]-1935
Extent: 28 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Charles Henry Hawes (1867-1943) was an anthropologist and Associate Director of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, USA.

Scope and Content

Diaries, with transcripts, of C.H. Hawes, relating to tours of:

The collection also contains an account book and photographs for the tour to the Far East, 1900-1; miscellaneous notes removed from the diaries; and a notebook of verses compiled by Leonora Lloyd, c.1888.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library in 1987.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Existence of Copies

For conservation reasons readers are asked to consult the transcripts of the diaries.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Publication Note

The diaries for 1900-1 were used for the basis of Hawes's book on the Russian convicts of the islands of Sakhalin, In the uttermost East (London, New York, 1903). Hawes prepared two of the Handbooks prepared under the direction of the Historical Section of the Foreign Office, no. 55, Eastern Siberia, and no. 56, Sakhalin, (both published by H.M. Stationery Office, 1920).

Access Points


Diaries | 19th century

Diaries | 20th century

Hawes | Charles Henry | 1867-1943 | American anthropologist

Australia | Description and travel

Belgium | Description and travel

Burma | Description and travel

Ceylon | Description and travel

China | Description and travel

Crete (Greece) | Description and travel

East Asia | Description and travel

France | Description and travel

Greece | Description and travel

Hong Kong (China) | Description and travel

India | Description and travel

Japan | Description and travel

New Zealand | Description and travel

Philippines | Description and travel

Russia | Description and travel

Sakhalin (Russia) | Description and travel

Siberia (Russia) | Description and travel

Switzerland | Description and travel

Turkey | Description and travel

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