Bowring, John, 1792-1872
- Existence: 1792-10-17 - 1872-11-23
John Bowring (1792-1872), British political economist, author, translator, and 4th Governor of Hong Kong
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 223
Overview: Chiefly letters from Bowring, many regarding unidentified works by his friends. Some letters are responses to invitations. Includes letter to Marc-Antoine Jullien about the Peace Society; letter to John Bowyer Nichols (editor of "Gentleman's Magazine") that includes a statement for publication about the destruction of the public library in Abo, Finland. Collection also includes manuscript regarding commercial relations between France and England, written for publication in "The Examiner", and...
Call Number: GEN MSS 1126
Overview: Comprised chiefly of letters to Morgan from friends and admirers, including Anne Jane Gore Hamilton, Joseph Atkinson, Charles Babbage, John Bowring, Richard Burgess, Henry Fothergill Chorley, Richard Ford, Catherine Grace Frances Moody Gore, Richard James Lane, Thomas Charles Morgan, Roderick Impey Murchison, Richard Phillips, Cyrus Redding, Marmion W. Savage, Horace Smith, Joseph Cooper Walker, and Thomas Wallace. There are also a few letters from Morgan to other correspondents; letters to...
Call Number: Ms Coll 6
Overview: Peter Parker graduated from Yale College in 1831 and from the Medical Institution of Yale College in 1834. Ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1834, he sailed that year to China as the first Protestant medical missionary to that country. The papers relate to Parker's medical practice at the Canton Hospital and elsewhere, his missionary activities including his sermons, and his work for the U.S. Government as a diplomat to China. Most of the papers have been photographed at...
Dates: 1825-1947, bulk 1825-1884
Call Number: MS 547
Summary: The papers include correspondence (comprising over half of the collection), manuscripts of Samuel Wells Williams's Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language, themes and lecture notes by Frederick Wells Williams, diaries, newspaper clippings, articles on China, maps, and pictures. The bulk of the correspondence relates to S. W. Williams, missionary, diplomat, and sinologue. The period between 1845 and 1855 has extensive correspondence with missionaries and...
Dates: 1809-1983, bulk 1809-1941