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LOC/B. Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/B

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

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

Isom Cranfill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 127
Abstract

Isom Cranfill lived in various areas of Oregon, working as a cabinetmaker, farmer, and itinerant preacher. He was justice of the peace in Clackamas County in 1848 and ran a general store in Oregon City from 1849-1850. The collection consists mainly of diaries: 1847, 1860, and 1863–1877 (16 volumes). The 1847 diary is an account of his overland journey and the others are a record of daily activities in Oregon.

Dates: 1847–1903

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

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

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

Ruth A. Gress papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 423
Abstract

Ruth A. Gress was a Christian missionary in China between 1939 and 1950. The collection includes correspondence, a diary, literary manuscripts, and publications that reflect her missionary work.

Dates: 1939-1966

Irene Forsythe Hanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 028
Abstract

Irene Forsythe Hanson (1898-1976) was a Christian missionary in Tsingtao (Qingdao) and the countryside of China from 1926 to 1951. The collection includes correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings and a diary that reflect her work as a missionary.

Dates: 1907-1980

Edith A. Hensolt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 588
Abstract

Edith Ashmore (Hensolt) (1882-1975) was born in China to Baptist missionaries, and she later graduated from Vassar, became a librarian, and traveled widely. The collection (1896-1999) contains diaries, extensive personal correspondence, recollections and photographs of travel to Hawaii, Japan, China, and California.

Dates: 1896-1954

Vera Frances Ingerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 516
Abstract

Vera F. Ingerson (b. 1890) was a Presbyterian missionary and nurse who served in Korea from 1916-1942, and Colombia from 1942-1957, and toured Europe and Siberia in 1931. The collection contains a variety of personal and business papers, highlighted by images and stories of Korea during of wartime and civil unrest.

Dates: 1916-1967

Myra Anna Jaquet papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 180
Abstract

Myra Jaquet was a Methodist missionary in northern China from 1911 to 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and photographs.

Dates: 1913-1944

H. Johnson journal

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 067] 1: [Barcode: i2000882x]
Identifier: SFM 067
Abstract

H. Johnson journal from the 1860s discusses trips through Oregon and local Methodist churches.

Dates: 1860s

Luther D. Mahone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 080
Abstract

Luther D. Mahone (1878-1966) was a captain in the Spanish-American war, a lawyer, and a Methodist-Episcopal minister. The collection contains diaries, essays, sermons, manuscripts, and civic and business related organizations.

Dates: 1896-1952

Henry Marcotte papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 068
Abstract

Henry Marcotte (1870-1955) was a Presbyterian minister. The papers consist of biographical material; correspondence, 1888-1956; class notes and papers; diaries/calendars, 1908-1952; personal accounts, 1910-1912; texts of funeral services performed by Marcotte; sermons; notes; and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1888-1956

Thelma Mills papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041754868]
Identifier: Ax 857
Abstract

Thelma Mills worked in education, primarily with foreign students, in China, Taiwan and in the US; while in China (1925-1927) she observed the Chinese civil war. The collection contains diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, travel mementos, postcards, and photographs, 1925-1976.

Dates: 1925-1976

Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 647
Abstract

Collection comprises papers of American missionaries to China Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver, including family and professional correspondence, personal and travel diaries, and official records of the Y.M.C.A and the Salt Inspectorate in China.

Dates: 1905-1979

Frederick and Myra Scovel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 707
Abstract

Dr. Frederick Gilman Scovel (born 1902) and his wife Myra Scovel (August 11, 1905- August 26, 1994) were missionaries overseas for the United Presbyterian Church for almost thirty years. The works in this collection are a collection of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and other miscellaneous items that represent the Scovels’ missionary work and their time spent overseas.

Dates: 1930-1974

Sheldon and Fife family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 079
Abstract The Sheldon and Fife families were joined by the marriage of Sidney R. Sheldon and Eunice M. Fife in 1916. Sidney Sheldon was an engineer, and Eunice Fife was the daughter of Presbyterian missionaries to India. The collection contains genealogical materials, correspondence, diaries, India mission materials, sermons, Nanyang University (Shanghai, China) documents, and maps. Of particular interest is a collection of letters written by David W. Hutchison, a Union soldier during the U.S. Civil...
Dates: 1818-1936

Reginald A'Court Simmonds papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042293205]
Identifier: Ax 478
Abstract

Reginald A'Court Simmonds (1884-1962) served as rector of St. Mark's church, Protestant Episcopal, in Portland, Oregon, 1924-1951. The collection contains sermons, sermon notes, correspondence, service programs, publications, a diary of a trip to England, and personal mementos and photographs.

Dates: 1922-1966; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1966

James E. and Susan L. Skinner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 209
Abstract

James E. Skinner (1867-1959) and his wife Susan Lawrence Skinner (1871-1952) were Christian medical missionaries who served in China from 1897 to 1944. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, photographs and biographical materials.

Dates: 1889-1956

C. Eleanor Spears papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 096
Abstract

Caroline (C.) Eleanor Spears (1876-1959) was a writer, suffragist, and a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The collection consists largely of collected printed material relating to suffrage (1915-1930) and temperance, (1918-1947), and to a lesser degree socialist politics and the Christian Science religion, and also includes general correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and address books.

Dates: 1915-1951

Charles Garnet Trimble papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868113]
Identifier: A 174
Abstract

Charles G. Trimble (1884 - ) was a medical missionary in China. He was associated with the Methodist Mission in Foochow in 1914, and later with the Alden Speare Memorial Hospital in Yenping. The collection (1914-1964) contains correspondence, collected Chinese documents, and a few personal items.

Dates: 1914-1964

Letha Evangeline Ward Wakeman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 795
Abstract

Letha Evangeline Ward Wakeman was a missionary in Africa. The collection comprises personal diaries, correspondence and material relating to Wakeman's involvement with missionary work in the Congo during the mid-twentieth century. The material related to the Congo, in addition to correspondence, includes missionary publications. The collection also contains biographical material on Wakeman and her husband, who received correspondence from the Oregon State Hospital.

Dates: 1908-1974

Suzanne E. Weddell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 047
Abstract

Suzanne E. Weddell (1884-February 26, 1978) was a Christian Missionary, based in the United States but traveled abroad to India, England, Holland, Switzerland, and France. The collection includes correspondence, essays written by Sue Weddell, photographs, and various other papers that reflect her humanitarian work from 1916-1961.

Dates: 1916-1978

William Moses Welch papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 173
Abstract

William Moses Welch (1837-1914) was a Methodist clergyman, serving congregations in the Midwest and the West. The collection consists of diaries, and letters to his son, Eldred. There are also letters from Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Duncan, missionaries at Canton Christian College, Canton, China, 1914-1917.

Dates: 1858-1919

Laura Maude Wheeler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 372
Abstract Collection comprises correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, publications, postcards, and photographs relating to Methodist missionary Laura Maude Wheeler and her work as a teacher and school administrator in Tianjin, China from 1903 to 1948, and as an evangelist in the United States from 1949 to 1966. From 1943 to 1945, Wheeler was interned as a prisoner of war by the Japanese in China. She was a writer and traveler who was acutely aware of China's cultural and physical landscape and wrote...
Dates: 1903-1966

Moses Allen Williams diary and records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042524906]
Identifier: Ax 099
Abstract

Williams was a Presbyterian minister. Collections includes the diary and records of WIlliams in seventeen volumes. Volume one -thirteen (diary) was written chronologically from 1852-1894. Volumes fourteen and fifteen include records and his account book. Volume sixteen and seventeen contain his cash book and other records. Volume eighteen incudes his last will and testament.

Dates: 1852-1897

John Zerzan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 273
Abstract

John Zerzan (1943- ) is a writer and anarchist activist in Oregon. The collection includes letters, essay and book drafts, and anarchist ephemera and publications that reflect his activities.

Dates: 1917-2022