Royal BC Museum returns war-time books to Nanjing Museum

February 20, 2017
BC Archives Release

Yesterday, Royal BC Museum CEO Prof. Jack Lohman returned a selection of books collected in war-time China by a globe-trotting BC newspaperman who lived and worked in Nanjing from 1937 until 1942.

The Nanjing Library (南京图书馆) has accepted the repatriation of these books,published in Manchukuo by the Japanese-owned South Manchuria Railway Company.

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