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Early years : oral history transcript / and related material, 1960-1963.
BANC MSS C-D 4050 volume; Phonotape 270:2 B
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Title:

Early years : oral history transcript: and related material, 1960-1963

Creator/Contributor:

Lessing, Ferd. (Ferdinand), 1882-1961, creator, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Prescott, Irene M., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Regional Cultural History Project (University of California, Berkeley)

Abstract:

Notes his education in Germany, interest in Chinese language and experiences in China, 1907-1914. A partial list of his works (including the Mongolian-English Dictionary) appended.

Date:

1960 (issued)

Subject:

University of California, Berkeley. -- Agassiz Professorship of Oriental Languages and Literature.
Linguistics -- Chinese

Note:

Ferdinand D. Lessing; tape recorded interviews conducted in Berkeley by Irene M. Prescott on April 18 and May 2, 1960. Regional Cultural History Project, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1963 :
Phonotape (interview excerpt) also available.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Lessing came to the University of California, Berkeley to fill the Agassiz Professorship of Oriental languages and literature in 1935.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

viii, 70, [iv] leaves ; 28 cm. + related material.
1 sound tape reel (190-617 ft.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 1 track ; 7 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-D 4050 volume
Phonotape 270:2 B

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.