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LOC/B. Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/B

Found in 127 Collections and/or Records:

Aitkin Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 754
Abstract

The Aitken Family Papers tell the story of a widowed mother and her two daughters, in their dedication to the Unitarian church; teaching kindergarten; teaching home economics in elementary, and junior high schools; and music in colleges in Hawaii and New York. This collection consists mainly of correspondence, diaries, scrapbook and photograph albums, photographs, a few funeral papers, and miscellaneous familial memorabilia.

Dates: 1865-1966

Alice R. Appenzeller correspondence

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 389] 1: [Barcode: 35025042654356]
Identifier: Coll 389
Abstract

Alice R. Appenzeller (1885-1946), born in Korea to pioneer Methodist missionary parents, also became a missionary and president of Ewha Woman's College in Korea. The collection (1909-1940) contains correspondence by Appenzeller, including letters sent from Korea.

Dates: 1909-1940

Ashmore Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 564
Abstract

The Ashmore Family papers are divided according to family member and also by medium. This collection consists of correspondence, writings by and about William and Lida Ashmore and other members of their family, memorabilia, photographs, and Chinese artwork.

Dates: 1850-1937

Frederick Bankhardt diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868139]
Identifier: A 179
Abstract

Frederick Barnhardt was a Methodist missionary in China associated with the Yenping Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The collection (1929-1949) contains diaries and minor correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1949

Mae Baucher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 262
Abstract Mae Baucher was a Methodist Episcopal missionary in Yenping, China. The collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, and photographs, predominately from her career in China from 1926 to 1931. The correspondence describe Baucher's experiences and missionary work in China, as well as Chinese aggression towards missionaries the missionaries' flight from Yenping in 1927. There is information about Baucher's refuge in the Philippines and descriptions of military action of the...
Dates: 1926-1931

Arthur and Mabel Billing papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 652
Abstract Collection comprises papers of Arthur William and Mabel Spohr Billing, Methodist missionaries to China, connected with the Union High School at Foochow (Fuzhou), Fukien (Fujian) Province, and includes correspondence, Mabel Billing's diary (1939-1943), mission newsletters, minutes and other official records of the Foochow Conference of the Methodist Church, Foochow (Fuzhou) newspapers, Foochow Union High School pamphlets and photograph album, and a thesis by Portia Billings Foster on the high...
Dates: 1910-1960

M. Whipple Bishop papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 031
Abstract

Maury Whipple Bishop (1894- ) was a Unity minister and a collector and proponent of the artificial language, Esperanto. The collection consists of papers and thirty-two snapshots, many of them from Esperanto Conference at Rolla, Missouri, in 1961.

Dates: 1908-1978

B'nai B'rith (Portland, Or.) Lodge No. 65 records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042050548]
Identifier: Ax 218
Abstract

The collection contains records of the B'Nai B'rith Lodge No. 65, of Portland, Oregon, from 1923-1931.

Dates: 1923-1931

DeWitt C. Burkes papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 106
Abstract

Author was a psychiatrist. Major files deal with the Central Inspection Board, American Psychiatric Association (1954-1957); Morningside Hospital, Portland, Oregon (minutes of staff meetings, 1955-1958); North Pacific Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (1940-1950); Portland Psychiatrists in Private Practice (organization papers, 1955-1957). There is also correspondence about the beginnings of the Portland Chamber Orchestra Association (1947-1949).

Dates: 1940-1957

Burton/Lake/Garton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 301
Abstract John James Burton, the progenitor of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, was an Oregon pioneer, establishing a farm on his donation land claim in Yamhill in 1844. Although the collection contains family papers of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, the collection will be of particular interest to scholars of Asian immigration in the West, and the work of Kate Burton Lake and Margaret Lake Garton to help Chinese and Japanese girls and young women through their work in the Methodist Episcopal...
Dates: 1848-1993

Henry Olin Cady letters from China

 Collection
Identifier: A 194
Abstract

Henry Olin Cady (1857-1916) was a Methodist Episcopal missionary to China, stationed at Chungking and Chentu (Chengtu), and was one of the founders of the West China Mission. The collection (1866-1904) contains copies of 300 letters written by Cady from China, many of which regard the history of the West China Mission.

Dates: 1866-1904

Elizabeth Carlyle letters from China

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i50002788]
Identifier: A 165
Abstract

Elizabeth Carlyle worked as a nurse at the Isabella Fisher Hospital, in Tientsin (Tianjin), China. The collection (1937-1938) contains outgoing correspondence regarding the conquest of Tientsin (Tianjin).

Dates: 1937-1938

Hazel Chamberlain papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 195
Abstract

Hazel Chamberlain was a Christian missionary stationed in Paraguay in the 1920s. The collection includes correspondence, an essay, and photographs that reflect Chamberlain's life as a missionary.

Dates: 1922-1925

Monona Cheney papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 275
Abstract

Monona Cheney (1890-1982) was a Christian missionary in China between 1918 and 1930. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, sermons, and publications that reflect her life as a missionary in China.

Dates: 1918-1932

James Freeman Clarke papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1876 May 8] 1: [Barcode: i50107008]
Identifier: CA 1876 May 8
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated May 8, 1876, from James Freeman Clarke, addressed to "Dear Sir." In the letter, Clarke thanks the man for sending him issues of a periodical (possibly) titled "Record of the Year," and suggests improvements to the organization of the information.

Dates: 1876 May 8

Arthur and Ella Coole papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 793
Abstract

Arthur and Ella Coole were Methodist missionaries serving in North China between the years 1924 and 1947. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, biographical information, missionary publications, scrapbooks, and other materials relating to the Coole's missionary work.

Dates: 1908-1974

Father James Croke letters

 Collection
Identifier: A 023
Abstract

Rev. James Croke (1827-1888) was a Catholic missionary priest who served in Oregon in the 1850s, reporting directly to Bishop Francis Blanchet of Oregon City, Oregon. This small collection consists of typed transcripts of letters from Croke to Blanchet concerning the details of his missionary work. The original letters are held privately.

Dates: 1853-1874

Eleanor Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 351
Abstract

This collection includes professional and personal materials relating to Eleanor Davis’ work on the advancement of women in Oregon. This includes her involvement in groups such as the Task Force on Sex Discrimination in Education, the State Advisory Council on Sex Discrimination in Employment, the Oregon Council for Women's Equality, the American Association of University Women, the Unitarian Church, and a variety of other civil rights-related commissions and task forces.

Dates: 1963-1989

Eliza Anne Hughes Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 285
Abstract Eliza Anne Hughes Davis was an American Methodist who corresponded with women missionaries in China. The papers contain Mrs. Davis' incoming correspondence, including letters from Jennie V. Hughes that mention Ms. Hughes' work with the Women's Foreign Missionary Service in Kiukiang, China. In her capacity as Principal of the Knowles Bible Training School, Ms. Hughes directed an organization run exclusively by and for women, using the tenets of Methodism as a basis for training Chinese women...
Dates: 1895-1920

Heber Hyder Davis papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041737061]
Identifier: Ax 131
Abstract

Heber Hyder Davis was a member of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah. This collection consists of four bound volumes, two sets of written texts by Heber Hyder Davis. The first set of journals consists of his mission years, the second, various trips across the United States and various genealogical data written in an older hand.

Dates: 1876-1940

William B. Davis letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1853 Dec 21] 1: [Barcode: i49530100]
Identifier: CA 1853 Dec 21
Abstract

William B. Davis was a pioneer and settler. The collection consists of a single letter written by Davis.

Dates: 1853 December 21

Clarence Burton Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 785
Abstract

Clarence Burton Day (1889-1987) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in China (1915-1943) and India (1947-1951). The collection includes correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.

Dates: 1914-1971

Charles Detweiler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 333
Abstract Charles Detweiler was a Christian missionary in Latin America. The Detweiler Papers consist of Detweiler's sermons, manuscripts and articles, which focus on the missionary field in Latin America. There are also religious pamphlets, photographs, and scrapbooks. This collection contains texts written in both English and Spanish. Some of the most interesting information in this collection pertains to Detweiler's first years of missionary service in Ecuador at the turn of the 20th century....
Dates: 1898-1963

Joseph Leroy Dodds correspondence

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042616033]
Identifier: A 292
Abstract

Joseph LeRoy Dodds (1891 - 1973) worked in India as a Presbyterian missionary in 1917, and in 1932, Dodds was appointed secretary of the India Council of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, and four years later he became secretary of the Board itself. The collection (1917-1958) contains correspondence and notes pertaining to trips Dodds made to China, the Near East, and Iran, as well as to his early experiences in India as teacher and instructor at the seminary.

Dates: 1914-1957

Clara Pearl Dyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 198
Abstract

Clara Dyer was a Methodist missionary in Ch'angli, Hopei (Hopeh) Province, northern China from the early to mid-twentieth century. The collection includes personal letters and reports that reflect her missionary work.

Dates: 1935-1941

Joseph W. Dyson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 334
Abstract

Joseph W. Dyson (1889-1965) was a Southern Methodist missionary and educator at Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan (Formosa), from 1919 until 1949, and returned 1959-1965. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, publications, and photographs that reflect his work at the university, 1959-1965.

Dates: 1959-1965

Thomas Lamb Eliot papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 169
Abstract

Thomas Lamb Eliot (1841-1936) was a Unitarian minister who also served as treasurer, acting president, and a committee member of the Portland Art Association. The collection (1910-1915) contains correspondence and printed material related to the the Portland Art Association.

Dates: 1910-1915

Ruth Erickson and Eleanor Stevenson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 763
Abstract

Ruth Erickson (~1890 - 1970) and Eleanor Stevenson (~1898 - ?) were political radicals and Socialists who carried out a voluminous epistolary campaign against injustice. The collection contains correspondence by Erickson and Stevenson as well as subject files and personal material of Erickson's including manuscripts of poems, articles, plays, and novels.

Dates: 1910-1971

Hubert Henry Farnham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 028
Abstract

Hubert Henry Farnham (1868-1953) was a minister of Evangelical Church in Portland, Oregon. The collection include diaries, correspondence (personal and professional), sermon outlines, and letters from his son Vernon.

Dates: 1890-1950; Majority of material found within 1912-1948

Alzo John Fisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 430
Abstract

Alzo John Fisher was a Christian missionary. The Alzo John Fisher papers comprise letters, reports, articles, manuscripts, publications, and other information produced or collected by Fisher, all of which pertain to his missionary service in China. The collection also includes histories of Chinese Christian missions, which discuss many of the historical, political, and social events in China.

Dates: 1922-1957