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Series 1:  Outgoing correspondence 1861-1915

Scope and Contents

Original letters written to his brother George W. Fryer and other relatives; and letterpress copies of professional and business letters.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
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Outgoing correspondence 1861-1915

 

Series 2:  Incoming correspondence approximately 1896-1921

Scope and Contents

Relate mainly to his Chinese studio and writings.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
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California. University. Regents. Written by Victor H. Henderson, secretary. Dec. 15, 1915

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Condit, Ira M. Dec. 15, 1896.

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Davidson, George, 1825-1911. Aug. 24, 1898

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San Francisco. Chamber of Commerce. Written by E. Scott, secretary Nov. 5, 1902.

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Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927. 3 letters (copies), 1900

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Woodworth, Charles William, 1865-1940. Nov. 14, 1921

 

Series 3:  Essays and lectures

Scope and Contents

Mainly typescripts.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
 

Subseries 3.1:  China - general

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Anniversary of the Chinese Republic, 1914

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The China of Today

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The Chinese Problem

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The Commerce of China

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The Future of China

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Our Relation with the Reform Movement of China

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The Outlook for China 1902

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The Political and Financial Position of China

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The Reciprocal relation of the Anglo-Saxon and the Oriental

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Sketch of the T'ai P'ing Rebellion

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Trade with the Orient passing through San Francisco

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Why Japan has Developed Differently from China

 

Subseries 3.2:  Education

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Can Western Knowledge Be More Effectually Imparted to the Chinese Nation ... by ... Translations of Foreign Books, or by Teaching Them to Speak and Read Foreign Languages

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The Chinese Normal Essay

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Education in China

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The Education of the Chinese Blind

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[The Recent Educational Reform]

 

Subseries 3.3:  The Great Men of China

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The 3 Great Founders of Chinese Civilization (Fu-hsi, Shen-nung, Hwang-ti)

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The 3 Great Chinese Buddhist Travelers to India (Fa-hsien, Hsuan-chuang, I-ching)

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The 3 Great Reformers of China (Wang-an-shih, Chu-yuan-chang, Kang-yiu-wei)

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The 3 Great Chinese Viceroys of the Last Dynasty (Tseng-kuo-fan, Li-hung-chang, Chang-chih- tung)

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The 3 Great Philosophers of the Confucian School (Confucius, Mencius, Chu-hsi)

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The 3 Great Poets of China (Li-tai-po, Tu-fu, Su-tung-po)

 

Subseries 3.4:  Language

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A Contribution to Chinese Philology

Carton 1

Introduction to the Mandarin Language

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One Language for all China

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Philology of the Chinese Language

 

Subseries 3.5:  Literature

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Chinese Drama

Carton 1

Chinese Poetry

Carton 1

Chinese Literature and Libraries

Carton 1

Literature of China

 

Subseries 3.6:  Religion and Philosophy

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Ancient Oriental Conceptions and Modern Occidental Thought

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Chinese Buddhism

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Chinese Symbology

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The Chinese System of Ethics

Carton 1

Christian Missionary work in China

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The Confucian Divinatory or Diagram Philosophy

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The Confucian Ethical Philosophy

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Confucianism

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The Divinatory Philosophy of the Chinese

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The Fifth Century Buddhist Mission to America

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The Future Religion of China

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The Influence of the Religions of the Far East on Palestine at the time of Christ

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The Jews in China

Carton 1

Missionary Work in China

Carton 1

Numerical or Mathematical Philosophy of the Chinese

Carton 1

Roman Catholicism in Shanghai and the Vicinity

Carton 1

Taoism

Carton 1

Three Great Religions of China

 

Subseries 3.7:  Miscellany

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Across China from Shanghai to the Borders of Tibet

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Ancient Chinese Sacrificial Vessels

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Chinese Architecture

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Chinese Home and Social Life

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Chinese Myths

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The Flowers of China

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The Mission of the Japanese and the Anglo-Saxon Peoples

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Women in China

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Misc. fragments, etc.

 

Series 4:  Lecture notes and other course material

Scope and Contents

Materials for classes he taught at the University of California at Berkeley.
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Course 1

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Language and literature

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The Commerce of China

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The History of China

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Miscellany

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Course 2

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Confucian and Taoist Philosophies

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Miscellany

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Course 3

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Mandarin Language

Carton 2

Course 11

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Economic Features of the Commerce of China and Japan

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Introduction

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Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs; Tariff

Carton 2

The Exports and Imports of China

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Commercial Methods and Banking Systems; Coinage

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Tenure and Transfer of Land and Property; Taxation

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Weights and Measure; Revenue Population

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Commercial Characteristics of the Chinese; land and water transportation

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Railway Transit; Postal and Telegraph Systems

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Army and Navy

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The Commerce of China and Japan

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Famous Women of Chinese History

Carton 2

The War between China and Japan

Carton 2

Productions and Manufactures of China

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Education in China

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Government, Laws and Social Conditions of China

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The Outlook for American and European Enterprise in China

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Treaty Ports and Spheres of Influence

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Miscellany

Carton 2

Course 12

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The Religions of China

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Chinese System of Ethics

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Buddhist and Taoist Eschatology

Carton 2

Buddhism and other religions in China

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Philosophies and Religions of Japan

Carton 2

Miscellany

Carton 2

Course 102 B

Carton 2

Chinese language and literature

carton 3

Course 108-B

Carton 3

The Great Men of China

Carton 3

Course 111

Carton 3

Politics and Commerce in China

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Course 126 B

Carton 3

Chinese Music

Carton 3

Exams and class lists

 

Series 5:  Travels. Typescripts, arranged as follows:

Carton 3

Diary of Voyage to China 1861

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First Impressions of Hongkong and the Chinese People 1861

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Account of 3 days excursion on the mainland of China 1862

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Account of a trip to the Hills 1883

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Recollections of Peking, (outline only) 1863

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A Fortnight's Adventures in China and Mongolia 1865

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An Account of a trip to the "Snowy Valley" 1880

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Yosemite 1905

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Trip to the Great Wall of China undated

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Account of an Excursion in China undated

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Reminiscences of life in China

 

Series 6:  Fiction. Mainly annotated typescripts.

Carton 3

A Buddhist Legend of the Inland Sea of Japan

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Israel in China - A Story of the Chinese Jews of a Thousand Years Ago

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Miscellany

 

Series 7:  Miscellaneous manuscripts (grouped roughly by subject)

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Commerce

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History and Government of China

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Japan

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Language and Literature (Chinese)

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Religion and Philosophy

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Translations of articles, poems, etc.

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Miscellaneous manuscripts re China (education, Chinese proverbs, Social and Political Aspects of Chinese Jews, Chinese Agriculture)

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Fragments and unidentified

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Miscellaneous manuscripts (Oriental Studies in American and European Universities, Chicago Worlds Fair)

 

Series 8:  Miscellaneous materials

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Announcements of lectures; manuscript lists

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Articles not written by Fryer

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Book lists

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Genealogy of the Fryer family (includes biographical sketches)

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Lists of slides accompanying lectures

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Material re Chinese Scientific Terminology

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Material regarding education in China

Scope and Contents

Report to the Regents of the University of California on the Educational Reform in China, 1909, by Fryer; two pamphlets re the Institution for the Chinese Blind, founded by Fryer; articles for incorporation of the Oriental Institute of California.
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Papers re the Chinese Exclusion Act

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Papers by Edward James

Scope and Contents

The Religion of China before Confucius; Reflections from a Mirror 3 Milleniums Old, a Study of Ancient China, from the Shi King; Lao Tzu of the Tao Teh Ching.
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Papers by S. C. Kiang Kand Hu (1 folder)

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The Shu Ching of "Book of History"

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The Shih Ching of "Book of Poetry"

Carton 3

The Li Chi of "Book of Rites"

Carton 3

The Ch'un Ch'iu of the "Annual History of the Lu State"

Carton 3

The Examination System in China

Carton 3

Lectures on the "Four Books"

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Lectures on the "Five Canons"

Carton 3

Syllabus of 60 lectures on Chinese Culture

Carton 3

Why is the Chinese Language Useful and Important to an American Businessman?

Carton 3

Photograph and Diagrams

Carton 3

The Pi-Pa-Chi (English translation of Chinese drama, 1404)

Carton 3

Reprints of Articles by Fryer

Carton 3

Material written in Chinese. Mainly unidentified

Carton 3

Miscellany

 

Series 9:  Clippings

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Clippings

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Clippings

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Clippings