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Papers of Otto Van der Sprenkel, 1892-2000 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2788171
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Van der Sprenkel, Otto B. (Otto Berkelbach)
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference, with the exception of the letters of Eve Buscombe (Series 2/Folder 8). Not for loan. 
Description 1892-2000 
1.4 m. (10 boxes) 
Summary

Bound typescript draft of Van der Sprenkel's unpublished bibliography 'A selective and annotated bibliography of Chinese history, thought and society to 1965 in Western languages (excluding Russian)' (21 volumes). Personal papers and photographs of Otto and Pamela van der Sprenkel, c. 1892-2000, including items relating to Chinese historiography, notes by Pamela van der Sprenkel on Sir Joseph Banks, genealogical papers pertaining to the family of the prominent architect John Kirkpatrick (1856-1923), and a copy of A study of the postal system of rural Spain, 1850-1950 by David J. Henry (1997)

Biography/History

Academic, sinologist. Born in Bussum, Holland in 1906, Otto Berkelbach van der Sprenkel was raised in England and graduated with first class honours from the London School of Economics. He joined the staff of the Canberra University College in 1956 and, at the time of his retirement in 1971, was Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Civilization, Australian National University.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 3050.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C480

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (8 p.) 
Subjects Van der Sprenkel, Otto B. (Otto Berkelbach) -- Archives.  |  Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.  |  Van der Sprenkel, Pamela, -2001 -- Archives.  |  Kirkpatrick, John, 1856-1923.  |  Sinologists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  China -- History -- Bibliography.  |  China -- Bibliography.
Time Coverage 1892-2000 
Occupation Sinologists.  |  Academics.

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