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The Risky journey that saved one of China’s greatest literary treasures

(15 Jun 2020)  “As Zhejiang University in Hangzhou planned for evacuation, Chen Xunci, Head Librarian of Zhejiang Library, asked the university to take the valuable collection from the Wenlan Ge with them. The school chancellor agreed, even though it added another 230 boxes to their cargo. Chen promised to get funding for the library’s transportation, […]