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LOC/B/B3/B5. Missions and Missionaries

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/B/B3/B5

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

William Geiger letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042674776]
Identifier: A 041
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1842-1849

Giffen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 298
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1894-1896

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

John Smith Griffin letter to Brother and Sister Smith and Brother William Geiger, Jr.

 Collection — Multiple collection box [35025042618864]: [Barcode: 35025042618864], Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll 924
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1853-05-09

John Smith Griffin papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1842 Dec 26] 1: [Barcode: i4907247x]
Identifier: CA 1842 Dec 26
Abstract

John Smith Griffin (1807–1899) was an Oregon pioneer and missionary. The collection consists of Griffin's record of an interview with fellow missionaries.

Dates: 1842 December 26

John Smith Griffin papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1842 Dec 31] 1: [Barcode: i49072481]
Identifier: CA 1842 Dec 31
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1842 December 31

Adam and Clara Groesbeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 818
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1897-1939

Elgin Groseclose papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 102
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1912-1983

Arthur M. Guttery papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 027
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1919-1981

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

Barbara M. Hayes biography of John David Hayes

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042917126]
Identifier: A 296
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1973

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

Emily Hatfield Hobart papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 188
Abstract Emily Hatfield Hobart was an Christian missionary to China. The collection includes her outgoing correspondence, as well as a few letters exchanged among Rev. Hobart, Mrs. Hobart's mother, and Mrs. Hobart's four children. The collection also includes a short typewritten account of Elizabeth Hobart's experiences with a group of British and American prisoners-of-war during six months of internment in China by the invading Japanese Army in 1943. Of particular note in Mrs. Hobart's...
Dates: 1884-1943

Rolla Hoffman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 703
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1915-1957

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

Bruce and Anna Jarvis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 386
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1927-1928

Dr. Charles F. Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 268
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1879-1944

Ebenezer Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 659
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1919-1952

Edwin Dwight Kellogg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F252 K291
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1952

Lacy family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 412
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1909-1952

Edna Lawrence papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50018358]
Identifier: A 205
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1905-1954

Jason Lee letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 134] 1: [Barcode: i22983818]
Identifier: SFM 134
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1842 Apr. 27

Eleanore Holliday Llewellyn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 858
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1940s-1978

William Thomas Lopp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 058
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1893-1939

Virginia M. Mackenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 160
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1895-1951

Idabelle Main papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 029
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1895-1978

Edward Marsden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 069
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890-1928

Frederic J. Masters Chinese missionary collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 718
Abstract

West Coast missionary materials collected by Reverend Frederic J. Masters, including biographical information, original writings, and published works relating to his missionary work.

Dates: 1824-1974

William W. and Josephine McAnlis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 105
Abstract

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.

Dates: bulk 1942-1965