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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:

Paul and Esther Melrose papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 761
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1929-1969

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

Margaret Moninger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 705
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1915-1939

Seymour E. and Sarah Moon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 646
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1950

Esther Morse papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 860
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1921-1976

Mathilde R. Moses letters from India

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 490
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1916-1949

Edith Wherry Muckleston papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 264
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1858-1961

Charles B. Newton reminiscences

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 211] 1: [Barcode: i48765260]
Identifier: A 211
Abstract

Charles B. Newton (1842-) was a Presbyterian missionary in India. Newton's typewritten reminiscences describe missionary life in Ludhiana, Sabathu, and Simla.

Dates: 1844-1892

Gladys Oberlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 050
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-1980

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

Herbert H. Pommerenke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 722
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1923-1946

Pyke Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 766
Abstract

The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.

Dates: 1904-1951

Almira Adeline David Raymond letters from Oregon

 Collection
Identifier: A 104
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1840-1880

Elsie I. Reik papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 166
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1922-1950

Claton S. Rice papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 425
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1891-1971

Rockey, Cady Family missionary papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 460
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1887-2005; Majority of material found within 1887 - 1970

Lillian M. Schuler letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 101] 1: [Barcode: i20342688]
Identifier: SFM 101
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1921 Aug. 27-1930 July 26

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

Albert L. Shelton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 053
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1919-1923

William Payne Shriver papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 726
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1872-1957

Edith Shufeldt papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 208
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1922-1967

Edith Winifred Simester papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 183
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1952

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

Charles E. and Viola L. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 437
Abstract

Charles E. and Viola L. Smith were Christian missionaries in Africa. The collection includes correspondence, diaries and publications that reflect their work as missionaries.

Dates: 1909-1973

Dennis Smith letters from Peking, China

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042053211]
Identifier: Ax 422
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1915-1916; 1923-1926

Lura McLane Smith collection of Korean missionary materials

 Collection
Identifier: A 293
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1952-1973

Myrtle A. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 164
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1919-1957

Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith collection of Korean missionary materials

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025041749777]
Identifier: Ax 706
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1946-1965

Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith letters from Korea

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i4958568x]
Identifier: A 206
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1920