Sketches of the University of Hong Kong, 1951 - 1964
Scope and Contents
Fourteen undated sketches depicting views of the University of Hong Kong, many of which have since disappeared under high-rise developments. Twelve of the sketches are incorporated into Christmas cards from F.S. and D.M. Drake. The sketches are presumably from Drake's time as Professor of Chinese. There is an accompanying letter from Bernard Drake to T.A. Barringer, R.C.S. Librarian, 7 December 1996.
- 1951 - 1964
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Biographical / Historical
Frederick Seguier Drake (b. 1892), O.B.E., B.A., B.D., followed his father into the Baptist Missionary Society in Shantung Province, China. He was ejected from China by the Communists in 1950, and became Professor of Chinese at the University of Hong Kong, 1951-1964.
1 folder(s) (1 folder) : card
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. I. A description of the collection is with the sketches.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Bernard Drake, son of Frederick Drake, December 1996.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Drake, Frederick Seguier, b 1892, Professor of Chinese
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