Ref NoDM2833
TitleArchibald Lang Collection
DescriptionArchibald Blyth Lang (1898-1970) arrived in Shanghai in 1923 to take up an appointment as archivist at the British Consulate General, in charge of the Record Office. He married Elsie May Wheeler on 12 March 1932, in Somerset, England. Lang was then working in the Secretariat of the Shanghai Municipal Council. Archibald Lang and his son Quentin were interned in Ash Camp, 65 Great Western Road (now Yan'an Xi Lu), Shanghai. Elsie died of tuberculosis in 1944. Archibald and Quentin Lang returned to Britain in 1946.
The Archibald Lang Collection consists of papers relating to the internment of Lang and his family, a list of Shanghai British subjects scheduled for repatriation on SS Highland Chieftain in 1945, photographs, etc. Most of the photographs have been digitised. These digital images are on the Historical Photographs of China web site: Historical Photographs of China ref: AL
Extent1 folder
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