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Collection Level Description: Papers of E.J. Nathan

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. a. 16-17, c. 418-64, d. 280, e. 223-6, g. 20
Title: Papers of E.J. Nathan
Dates of Creation: 1898-1962
Extent: 55 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Edward Jonah Nathan was chairman of the Chinese Engineering and Mining Company and its associate the Kailan Mining Administration.

Scope and Content

Papers of E.J. Nathan including correspondence, memoranda, printed reports, diaries, articles, press cuttings and maps, relating to the Chinese Engineering and Mining Company and the Kailan Mining Administration.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Nathan's widow in 1965.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

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. 39484-538.

Access Points

Mining engineering

Nathan | Edward Jonah | fl. 1898-1962 | chairman of Chinese Engineering and Mining Company

Chinese Engineering & Mining Co Ltd

Kailan Mining Administration


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