Hart, Mabel

Remains of the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Tientsin, the Boxer Rebellion, 1900

Hart Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Running from 1854 when Hart first entered the Chinese administration, these diaries record many personal anecdotes and reminiscences about Hart’s official duties in China, particularly from the 1870s onwards. Numerous newspaper cuttings, telegrams, letters and Chinese scribblings can also be found throughout. The collection also contains a significant series of correspondence amounting to some 700 ...