LOC/B/B3/B5. Missions and Missionaries
Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:
Paul and Esther Melrose traveled to Hainan, China as missionaries of the Presbyterian Church. They were in Hainan, with interruptions until 1944. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries and ephemeral materials that reflect the Melroses' careers as missionaries in China.
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.
Margaret Moninger was a missionary in China for more than two decades. This collection of her papers provides a wealth of information on the distinctive culture of Hainan. The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, various publications, a scrapbook, photographs, and a two volume Hainese-English dictionary.
Collection comprises papers of American missionaries Seymour E. and Sarah Moon, including correspondence, a collection of books and pamphlets in the Congolese language, and photographs. Major correspondents are Benjamin and Rhoda Armstrong, Ellsworth, Franklin and Maria Moon, and Charles E. and Viola Smith.
Esther Morse (1898-1975) was a medical missionary in China and Pakistan. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, speeches, biographical information, scrapbooks, and photographs that offer a detailed picture of the experiences of a medical missionary woman whose life intersected with some of the most significant transitions in 20th century China and Pakistan.
Mathilde Moses (1887 - ) served as a Methodist missionary in India, teaching at girl's schools, and also becoming principal of one of the schools. The collection (1916-1949) contains over 100 letters written from India that describe life in India and internal affairs of the mission schools.
Edith Wherry Muckleston (1876-1961) was an author who spent her childhood in Peking, China with her missionary parents. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and Chinese manuscripts and artifacts.
Charles B. Newton (1842-) was a Presbyterian missionary in India. Newton's typewritten reminiscences describe missionary life in Ludhiana, Sabathu, and Simla.
Gladys Oberlin (1908-1996) was a Christian missionary who taught school and developed nutritional programs in Brazil from 1943 to 1981. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, publications, and photographs that reflect her work as a missionary.
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.
Herbert H. Pommerenke and his wife Jean were missionaries in China for over twenty years. The collection contains correspondence to and from China regarding the life and customs of Chinese people and the activities and problems of the missionaries, and also newsletters, 1923-1946.
The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.
Almira Raymond, wife of mission farmer William W. Raymond, arrived in Oregon in 1849 as part of the mission "reinforcement" aboard the Lausanne. Her letters reflect the hardships of mission life and the ambiguous attitude of the missionaries toward the Indians.
Elsie Reik was a Christian missionary in Foochow (Fuzhou) China from the 1920s through 1950, when she returned to the United States. The collection consists of correspondence that provides some documentation on missionary work and on life in Foochow (Fuzhou).
Claton Silas Rice (1883-1972) was a Congregational minister, missionary, and administrator. This collection consists of journals, manuscripts, correspondence, publications, photographs, poetry, and sermons created and collected by Rice. These materials document Rice's research and output of creative and theological works while he served as a minister in the American West.
The Rockey and Cady families were American Methodist missionaries to India and China, respectively. The collection consists of a small section of manuscripts and correspondence of both the Cady and Rockey families and a larger collection of published materials about India and China.
Letters from Lillian Schuler written for Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., describing Teheran and people she met there.
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.
Dr. and Mrs. Albert L. Shelton were Christian missionaries in Tibet. The collection consist of literary manuscripts, tearsheets, and notes that reflect their career as missionaries.
William Payne Shriver (1872-1957) was Presbyterian minister and author who was known for his work with immigrants and Presbyterian missions. Collection consists of bible study records, manuscripts, prayer drafts, pamphlets, homemade books, tearsheets, personnel reflections, sermons, correspondence and miscellaneous items.
Edith Shufeldt was a Methodist missionary in Tientsin (Tianjin) in northern China from the 1920s through the 1940s. The collection includes correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Edith Simester was a Christian missionary in China and later Brazil, serving from the 1930s through the 1950s. The collection includes incoming correspondence and transcriptions of letters to her mother.
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.
Charles E. and Viola L. Smith were Christian missionaries in Africa. The collection includes correspondence, diaries and publications that reflect their work as missionaries.
Dennis V. Smith served as a Methodist Episcopal missionary doctor in Peking, China. The collection (1915-1926) contains letters written by Smith while he was head of the Methodist Hospital (John L. Hopkins Memorial) in Peking.
Lura McLane Smith's (1885-1979) husband, Roy K. Smith (1885-1958), was a Presbyterian medical missionary in Korea, in Seoul and Mason. The collection contains booklets, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine clippings related to Smith’s missionary work in Korea.
Miss Smith was a Methodist missionary teacher at Kutien, Fukien, China from 1922 through 1954. The collection contains outgoing and incoming correspondence that reflects her missionary life and snapshots of Kutien and Foochow.
Roy K. Smith (1885-1958) was a Presbyterian medical missionary in Korea, in Seoul and Mason. His wife was Lura McLane Smith (1885-1979). Collection includes correspondence, newsletters, newspapers, a radio script, US Army Intelligence reports, press releases, and pamphlets.
Roy K. Smith (1885-1958) was a Presbyterian medical missionary in Korea, in Seoul and Mason. The letters are to friends and to his wife, Lura McLane Smith.