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Guide to the Captain Leonard H. Williams Chinese Maritime Customs Collection, 1930-2004
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Description
Captain Leonard H. Williams was a British national born December 12, 1906 in Cape Town, South Africa. He served as an officer within the Marine Department of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service from 1936-1949. The collection includes official documents from Williams' time with the Chinese Maritime Customs, including his memo of service, identification papers, and correspondence. The collection also contains photographs, a diary, a farewell certificate, an unofficial register of WWII-era sea vessels, and research materials used by Williams' son while writing the 2004 publication, From Dragon to Dragon .
Background
Captain Leonard H. Williams was a British national born December 12, 1906 in Cape Town, South Africa. He served as an officer within the Marine Department of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service from 1936-1949.
Extent
0.23 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.