Giles, Herbert Allen

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Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) succeeded Sir Thomas F. Wade as Professor of Chinese at Cambridge University, 1897-1932. He catalogued Wade's Chinese books that were presented to the University.

From the guide to the Herbert Allen Giles: Autobiography and Translation of, Records of Strange Nations, c.1920s, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935), sinologist, was born at Oxford on 8 December 1845, and educated at Charterhouse School. He served in the consular service, 1867-1893, and was Professor of Chinese at Cambridge University, 1897-1932. Giles published many books on Chinese culture. He died in Cambridge on 13 February 1935.

From the guide to the Herbert Giles: Catalogue of his library, c. 1932, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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