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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.
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.
Emmet W. Gulley (1894-1981) became a missionary, as well as a professor and president of Pacific College (now George Fox College), and investigated the governmental relations between the Doukhobors and the Canadian government. The collection contains correspondence, administrative papers, articles, essays, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings regarding the Doukhobors and Gulley's mediation work, and a scrapbook that contains photographs of Doukhobors.
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.
Margaret Hill was mayor of Antelope, Oregon until she was voted out of office and the city government was taken over by the Rajneesh sect. She was one of the first to sound the alarm about the undemocratic methods of the cult and generated a nationwide expression of sympathy for the plight of Antelope.
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.
Walter Huss (1918-2006) was a reverend, a businessman, a conservative who competed in Republican primaries in Oregon, and was chair of the Oregon Republican party from 1978-1979. The collection contains subject files on a variety of topics including conservative politics, Foursquare church and ministry, alternative medicine, Christian schools, and materials include financial records, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed matter, audio, and video tapes.
James C. Ingebretsen (1906-1999) was a lawyer, developer, and conservative who lived in the Los Angeles area from the 1930s to the 1990s. His papers consist of documents related to his religious and spiritual undertakings that began in the mid-1950s, as well as documents related to his legal career and his real estate investments. The collection includes documentation on a variety of libertarian organizations and correspondence related to his activities in these organizations.
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.
H. Johnson journal from the 1860s discusses trips through Oregon and local Methodist churches.
Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, an American author of books and articles for children and young adults, wrote primarily for the Christian press, especially Moody Press and Scripture Press, and contributed to various Sunday school magazines. Collection comprises correspondence to and from Christian children's writer Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, along with manuscripts and published versions of her works.
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.
The Lutheran Schools Committee of Oregon, formed to oppose the 1922 Compulsory Education Law, which required children to attend public schools, thereby outlawing religious, military, and private education. The collection (1922) contains correspondence, flyers, pamphlets, and other ephemera.
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.
Luther D. Mahone (1878-1966) was a captain in the Spanish-American war, a lawyer, and a Methodist-Episcopal minister. The collection contains diaries, essays, sermons, manuscripts, and civic and business related organizations.
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.
Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.
McGaw was a Presbyterian minister who served at churches in Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, and Oregon, including in Grants Pass, Salem, Portland, Union, Woodburn, Independence, and at the Chemawa Indian School near Salem. The register lists sermon texts and subjects, and gives occasional comments. There is a register of marriages and funerals on the final pages of the volume.
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.
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.
The collection contains a letter dated July 31, 1894 from Wistar Morris, of Portland, Oregon to Aaron E. Wait regarding an Episcopal Church publication. In the letter, Morris writes that he fears the Oregon Churchman may cease publication.
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.
Laurence E. Nye (1910-1965) was a minister at the First Methodist Church, Portland, from 1945. The collection contains correspondence, sermons, book reviews, school papers and exams, manuscripts, biographical files, church miscellany, and a bible.