LOC/B/B3/B5. Missions and Missionaries
Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:
William Geiger came to Oregon in 1839 and worked at the mission Waiilatpu. Letters include incoming correspondence regarding mission matters at Waiilatpu and an outgoing letter describing the country.
The Giffen Family Papers consist of outgoing correspondence from Edward and Bertha Giffen written between 1894 and 1896 during their two-year mission in Hankow and Ching-Ku, China.
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.
John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of a handwritten letter by Griffin regarding the establishment of a Congregational Church near the Tualatin River.
John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of Griffin's record of an interview with fellow missionaries.
John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of promissory notes from Griffin to fellow missionary Harvey Clark for a South Tualatin land claim.
Collection comprises newsletters, church reports, personal correspondence, sermons, special interest reports, and diaries of Adam and Clara Groesbeck, Baptist missionaries in the Kwangtung province of South China from 1897-1927 and 1931-1935.
Elgin E. Groseclose (1899-1983) was a writer, professor, specialist in finance, and treasurer for a financial and investment consultant firm. He was also involved in other interest groups that appealed to his deeply religious beliefs. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, financial material, valuations, organizations and photographs.
Arthur M. Guttery (1885-1981) was a Protestant minister and missionary for the Y.M.C.A. The collection contains sermons, religious addresses, essays on China, correspondence, and memoirs of Y.M.C.A. workers in China.
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.
Barbara Hayes was the wife John David Hayes, who was a Presbyterian missionary in Peking, China, from 1917 to 1943. The collection (1973) contains a manuscript of a biography of John David Hayes, by Barbara Hayes.
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.
Rolla Edwards Hoffman (1887-1974) was a medical missionary in Iran in Tehran and Meshed (Masshad) from 1916-1947. The collection includes correspondence, reports, manuscripts and tear sheets that reflect his work as a medical missionary.
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.
Myra Jaquet was a Methodist missionary in northern China from 1911 to 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, personal journals, and photographs.
Bruce Jarvis (1885- )was a medical missionary and practiced in China and India from the 1920s through the 1940s. Mrs. Jarvis served in Presbyterian missions in administrative capacities and, after her marriage, in administrative positions in Methodist organizations. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, publications, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Dr. Charles F. Johnson (b. 1857) was a Presbyterian educator and medical missionary in China during the Boxer Rebellion and the Japanese invasion. He directed the new Union Medical College in Tsinan and led the Chinese Medical Missionaries' Association. The collection consists primarily of his outgoing correspondence in letterpress copy books, along with some published information related to Union Medical College, and minor writings by Dr. Johnson.
Collection comprises papers of American missionary Ebenezer S. Johnson, including correspondence; minutes of the Angola, Congo, and Rhodesia mission conferences; clippings and photographs of mission work.
Edwin Dwight Kellogg (1882-1952) was a Congregational minister in Forest Grove, Oregon, and a former missionary in China. The collection (1930-1952) contains sermons and also correspondence from China.
Henry V. Lacy, his wife, Jessie Lacy, (nee Ankeny), and Jessie Lacy's sister, Louise Ankeny, were missionaries in China. The collection (1909-1952) contains correspondence, mementoes and ephemera, a scrapbook, and photographs.
Edna Lawrence worked with the Presbyterian Mission Hospital in Taegu, Korea. The collection (1905-1954) contains letters and other papers mostly relating to Presbyterian missions in Korea.
Letter from Jason Lee to his sister, Azubah Lee Morrill. Postscript written on back page of letter by Nancy Lee, Jason Lee's sister-in-law, to Lee's only daughter, Lucy Anna, in Oregon.
Eleanore Holliday Llewellyn (November 10, 1893- ) was a missionary for the Presbyterian Church in India. The collection primarily contains the typed manuscript of her Christian novel, My Tears in Thy Bottle, about two Indian men whose lives cross during the creation of the new Republic of Pakistan in 1947. Also included is a short biography of Llewellyn's husband, Frank Llewellyn.
William Thomas Lopp (1864-1939) dedicated himself to improving the lives of Alaskan natives by establishing a Reindeer Station in Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and by holding various government posts in education. During his career he established sixty-six schools, five hospitals and sanitation systems, and increased prosperity in the coastal villages of northern Alaska. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings related to his work.
Virginia M. Mackenzie (1894- ) was a Presbyterian missionary and teacher in Japan. The collection includes annual reports from Sturges Seminary (the school where she taught), correspondence (in both English and Japanese), constitutions for Japan and the world, and materials about Presbyterian missionaries in Japan.
Idabelle Main (1887-1969) was a Christian missionary in China, serving from 1909 through 1941 and then again from 1946 to 1949. She served in Tientsin, Shanghai, and Foochow at multiple colleges and also worked as an editor. The collection includes correspondence, church materials, diaries and a biography written by her niece. Also included are photographs from her time in China.
Edward Marsden was a Presbyterian missionary to the native peoples of Alaska. His parents were from the Tsimshian tribe. A strong advocate of Indian rights, and a believer in higher education for native peoples, Marsden founded a Presbyterian Church in the Tlingit tribe in Ketchikan, Alaska. The collection is comprised of letters, 1893-1928, scrapbooks that relate to Marsden's work as a missionary, and photographs.
West Coast missionary materials collected by Reverend Frederic J. Masters, including biographical information, original writings, and published works relating to his missionary work.
Dr. William W. McAnlis (d. 1965) and his wife, Josephine, were medical missionaries in the Philippines from 1925 to 1964. Consists largely of diaries kept by Josephine McAnlis, 1944-1945; correspondence, 1942-1965; writings, including an autobiographical work; and photographs, including images of McAnlis, his family, and people of Tacloban Academy, 1950.