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||Letter from [Chen ?] of the Department of Oriental Languages, Berkeley, California, U.S.A. about the table of contents for 'Science and Civilisation in China'
||Letter from Arthur W. Hummel of the Orientalia Division of the Library of Congress, Washington D.C., U.S.A. about the 'Orientalia Reports'
||Letter from Wong Wenhai [?] about the 'Science and Civilisation in China' contents table and other matters
||Correspondence with Charles Singer about his 'History of Technology' and its relationship to 'Science and Civilisation in China' and other matters
||Correspondence between Joseph Needham, Charles Singer and Prof. Herbert Chatley about Chatley's contribution to Singer's book, 'History of Technology'
||List of contents of Volume 1 of 'A History of Technology' by Charles Singer
||Correspondence with Lin Yu-Thang [??? / Lin Yutang] about his work on Lamaism
||Letter from L. Carrington Goodrich of Columbia University, New York City, U.S.A. advising Joseph Needham of his revision of T. F. Carter's, 'Invention of Printing in China'
||Letter from Prof. Pasquale D'Elia, teacher of Chinese at the Pontificia Universita Gregoriana, Rome, Italy about some leaflets on 'Science and Civilisation in China'
||Letter from Kathleen E. Watkins of The Patent Office Library, London about the 'Science and Civilisation in China' book outline
||Brief Joseph Needham notes made from H. Cordier, 'Life and Labours of Alexander Wylie', (1877)
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Papers of Joseph Needham as a historian of Chinese science, technology and medicine
||Correspondence with the Arthur Waley of London, about the plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'
||Waley, Arthur; Needham, Joseph.
||1 Aug. 1950–3 Aug. 1950
|Extent and Medium
||3 sheets; Paper
|Content and context|
The documents comprise a letter from Joseph Needham to Waley requesting copies of notes and references and originally accompanying a 'Science and Civilisation in China' contents table; Waley's reply stating that he is 'thrilled by your plan'; that his 'notes are mostly obsolete'; suggesting that Joseph Needham include a section on the metal mirror.
|Waley, Arthur David (1889-1966) orientalist|
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