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Title The Harry Simon Collection.

Published [S. l. : s. n., 1880-198-]

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 UniM Bail SpC/EA Harry Simon    NOT FOR LOAN
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Physical description 1030 volumes.
Notes This Collection consists of 1030+ books published in classical Chinese from the 1880s? – the 1980s which comprises the private research collection of Professor Emeritus Harry Felix Simon, an eminent linguist originally from London, was appointment Foundation Professor of Oriental Studies at the University of Melbourne. During his term in office he played an important role in the establishment of teaching and research in the discipline of oriental Studies (which later changed its name to East Asian Studies), including the teaching of Chinese and Japanese languages. Materials in the Collection consist of books in Chinese literature and language, history and the arts. There is an incomplete set of early 1930s primary school textbooks and a few valuable titles of Chinese poems in oriental bindings. There are 11 pieces of stone rubbings.
The Harry Simon Collection was presented to the University Library by the Asia Institute, the University of Melbourne in 2009. The cataloguing of this collection was funded generously by the Asia Institute and the donors to the 2009 and 2012 University Appeal.
Local note Gift of Professor Harry Simon, 2009.
Subject Rubbing -- China.
Education -- China.
Education -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Variant Title Harry Simon Collection.
Local donor Simon, Harry. Donor.
Local series Harry Simon Collection