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Charles Garnet Trimble papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 174

Scope and Contents

The collection (1914-1964) contains over ninety pieces of correspondence, collected Chinese documents, and a few personal items.

Correspondence includes a series of Trimble's "round robin" letters (1930-1964) to missionary friends and associates.

There is also a folder of letters from Chinese students and associates, 1922-1930.

There are also letters, a diary, and a small scrapbook diary, by Mrs. Edith Alford Trimble (1914-1920) describing her life in China.

Another folder contains letters from C. G. Trimble, 1925, a minister in a Bartonville, Illinois, Methodist Church.

There is a folder of collected pamphlets and small newspapers from China.

The collection also includes a personal account book, mostly detailing food purchases (1917-1918), and a folder consisting of passports and visas.

Dates

  • 1914-1964

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

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.

Extent

0.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 clamshell box

Language of Materials

English

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.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Title
Guide to the Charles Garnet Trimble Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA