Correspondence (including letters from George Davidson, Benjamin I. Wheeler and Charles W. Woodworth); MSS of his writings
and lectures; lecture notes and course material; and clippings. relating to his study of China and the Chinese and to his
career as professor of oriental languages and literature, University of California, Berkeley.
John Fryer was born in England in 1839. In 1860 he was graduated from St. James' School at Bristol. The following year he
received his teachers certificate from Highbury College in London and was appointed principal of St. Paul's College at Hong
Kong. From 1863 to 1865 he was professor of English at Tung-Wen College in Peking. He then became head of the new Anglo -Chinese
School at Shanghai. During the period he also edited the first Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai.
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