Notes and reports: Chinese Indemnity Fund and Purchasing Commission

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Folder containing various printed reports: a report of the Board of Trustees for the Administration of the Indemnity Funds remitted by the British Government (January to June 1937, Nanking), the Chinese Government Purchasing Commission annual reports for years 1938, 1942, 1945-1949, 1951, (London); a publication by the Engineering Society of China, Some Notes on Locomotive Design and Construction by R.G. Morrison, Shanghai 1937 (annotated copy thanking Kenneth Cantlie for help); agenda for the The Chinese Government Purchasing Commission meeting, London 6th July 1948; agenda for the meeting Directors of China Purchasing Agency Limited, London 6th July 1948; a bundle of correspondence relating to donating a chart of 4-8-4 locomotive by Vulcan Foundry to the Science Museum, including letters from Messires Sandberg, Chinese Purchasing Commission and the Vulcan Foundry 1938-1939; Science Museum form of reception of objects, blank; a bundle of typed notes with annotations on a story of negotiating with a General Manager on the expenditure of adding electrical fans on third class carriages (referring most likely to Chinese railways in 1930s).

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