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Maze, Sir Frederick (d 1959)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 MAZ
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Maze, Sir Frederick (d 1959)
Date(s): 1929-1943
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 12 boxes
Name of creator(s): Maze | Sir | Frederick | Knight | d 1959


Administrative/Biographical history:

Chief Inspectorate General of the Chinses Imperial Maritime Customs, 1929- 43. Maze joined the Chinese Customs Service in the closing period of Sir Robert Hart's tenure. He also served on the Chinese Government's Monetary Advisory Commitee in 1935. Maze became interested in Chinese vessels, especially Junks and in particular the 'crooked stern' junks of Fou Chou. He also maintained an interest in light houses, especially the Amherst Rocks. Maze was awarded various Chinese honours, as well as 'Knight Commander of the Order of Pope Pius IX'. Maze also published The Chinese Maritime Customs Service: A Brief Synopsis of its Genesis and Development.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Sir Frederick Maze, 1929-1943.

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Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue online at the: National Maritime Museum website .

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Acquired by the Museum in 1979.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Edited by Sarah Drewery, Sep 2011.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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