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Papers of Walter Simon, 1921-1981 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3035661
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Simon, Walter, 1893-1981
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1921-1981] 
14 cm. (1 box) 
Summary

Correspondence, research notes, and journal articles relating to Simon's work on the Chinese and Tibetan languages, as well as miscellaneous papers.

Biography/History

Academic. Ernest Julius Walter Simon was born 1893, died 22 Feb. 1981. Walter Simon was Professor of Chinese, University of London, 1947-1960. He began his career as a librarian in Berlin and emigrated to England in 1936 after his licence to teach was withdrawn and his services as a librarian were terminated under the Nazi regime. He taught at the University of London as lecturer, reader and finally, professor of Chinese. The papers were acquired in 1982 with a collection of books held in the National Library of Australia, Asian Collection.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9106.

Subjects Simon, Walter, 1893-1981 -- Archives.  |  Simon, Walter, 1893-1981 -- Career in oriental languages.  |  College teachers -- England -- Archives.  |  Oriental languages.
Time Coverage 1921-1981 
Occupation Academics.

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