Clunies Ross, Ian, Sir, 1899-1959
Letters, 1922-1940 [manuscript]
Call Number
MS 7485
1 cm. (1 folder).
Scope and Content
Letters written by Ian Clunies-Ross during his trips to Asia 1929-1930 and 1935-1936. Most letters are written to his mother. Some letters relating to visits to Europe and the USA in 1922 and 1940 are also included.
Sir Ian Clunies-Ross was one of Australia's most distinguished scientists, founder of CSIRO and one of Australia's pioneering Asianists. He first visited Asia in 1929 when he went to Tokyo to conduct research at the Institute of Infectious Diseases. En route his Ship stopped at the Philippines and Hong Kong. Clunies-Ross stayed for 9 months (June 1929. March 1930) returning to Australia via China, Singapore and the Dutch East Indies. In 1935-1936 he conducted a 3 month survey of sheep and wool in North-East Asia, visiting China, Manchuria, Japan and Korea.

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