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Edmund Rensselaer Lyman papers, 1889-1919.
BANC MSS C-F 206
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Title:

Edmund Rensselaer Lyman papers, 1889-1919

Creator/Contributor:

Lyman, Edmund Rensselaer, 1872-1919, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Fryer, John, 1839-1928, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Hilgard, Eugene W. (Eugene Woldemar), 1833-1916, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Stillman, John Maxson, 1852-1923, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Young, Stewart Woodford, 1869-1930, Correspondent.

Abstract:

Diaries: v. 1-2 (1889-1891); v. 3 (Oct. 1891-Mar. 1892) covering studies at Stanford University; v. 4 (May-Sept. 1898) covering journey from San Francisco to China with Professor John Fryer (with stops at Honolulu and various places in Japan) and teaching at Chinese Polytechnic Institute in Shanghai; v. 5 (July 1899-June 1900) narrating travels in Korea, Japan and other parts of China and experiences teaching; v. 6 (Mar.-Sept. 1901) covering travel and studies in Europe, return to U.S., and train journey to California; a summary of his experiences during the Boxer Rebellion in China (recorded from memory, since the diary for the period was lost)
Papers: letters from John Fryer, Eugene W. Hilgard, David S. Jordan, John M. Stillman, and Stewart W. Young; personalia; clippings; printed reports by Lyman re science for China and the Polytechnic Institute; and a few letters of condolence addressed to Mrs. Lyman, 1919.

Date:

1889 (issued)

Subject:

Stanford University.
Voyages and travels
Education -- China
Honolulu (Hawaii)
China
Japan -- Description and travel
Korea -- Description and travel
United States -- Description and travel

Note:

Diaries : Also available on microfilm.
Vol. 1 of diaries : Also available on microfilm.
Portraits transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1963.011--POR)

Type:

Diaries.
Clippings.

Physical Description:

1 box.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 815:9)
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 549:9) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-F 206

Origin:

California