Harley Farnsworth MacNair and Florence Wheelock Ayscough diaries, 1903-1945.
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Administrative History The White Mountain Research Station (WMRS), a multi-disciplinary and Multicampus Research Unit (MRU) within the University of California, is located in the vicinity of Bishop, California. WMRS was established in 1950 to provide high-altitude laboratory facilities to scientific researchers in the areas of astronomy, ecology, and physiology who needed a high-altitude site and to serve as a teaching facility for field cour...
Harley Farnsworth MacNair was born on July 22, 1891 in Greenfield, Pennsylvania. He received a Ph.B (1912) and a Litt.D (1935) from the University of Redlands (1912), an A.M. from Columbia University (1916), and a Ph.D from the University of California (1922). His dissertation was published in 1924 as The Chinese Abroad: Their Position and Protection. An authority on Far Eastern international relations, MacNair spent many years in China, both as a Christian missionary an...
Amy Lowell (1874-1925) was an American poet, critic, lecturer, and an avid book and manuscript collector. From the guide to the Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet, biographer, critic. From the description of Amy Lowell papers, 1916-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576542 From the description of Correspondence, 1916-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519330 ...
Giles was born on Dec. 8, 1845 in Oxford, England; educated at Charterhouse; joined the China consular service, arriving at Beijing in 1867; left China late in 1892, and lived at Aberdeen until 1897, when he moved to Cambridge to become professor of Chinese, a chair held until his resignation in 1932; published books include Chinese biographical dictionary (1898), Chinese fairy tales (1911), and The civilization of China (1911); received the triennial gold medal of the Royal Asiatic Society in 1...