Simon, Walter, 1893-1981

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1893-06-10
Death 1981-02-22
Germans
German

Biographical notes:

Academic. Ernest Julius Walter Simon was born 1893, died 22 Feb. 1981. Walter Simon was Professor of Chinese, University of London, 1947-1960. He began his career as a librarian in Berlin and emigrated to England in 1936 after his licence to teach was withdrawn and his services as a librarian were terminated under the Nazi regime. He taught at the University of London as lecturer, reader and finally, professor of Chinese. The papers were acquired in 1982 with a collection of books held in the National Library of Australia, Asian Collection.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1921-1981. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225810091

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6675wkc
Ark ID:
w6675wkc
SNAC ID:
58802645

Subjects:

  • Oriental languages

Occupations:

  • Academics

Places:

not available for this record