EMELEN, Arthur van. 18?? — 19??. S.J. Father. Belgian Missionary in India. Worked in Chota Nagpur and collaborated with —> J. B. Hoffmann. He was also interested in botany and developed plant nomenclature in Hindi and Mundari. An elusive figure about whom no details are found. Possibly he is Arthur Marie Joseph van E., born in Leuven 2.3.1874 as the son of Leon van E. and Catharina Sofia Casteleyn, mentioned in hemel.be.
Publications: with J. Hoffmann: Encyclopaedia Mundarica. 1-16. 4889 p. Patna 1914/30-41.
Sources: Only mentioned in connestion of his work.
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