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Aitkin Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 754
Abstract

The Aitken Family Papers tell the story of a widowed mother and her two daughters, in their dedication to the Unitarian church; teaching kindergarten; teaching home economics in elementary, and junior high schools; and music in colleges in Hawaii and New York. This collection consists mainly of correspondence, diaries, scrapbook and photograph albums, photographs, a few funeral papers, and miscellaneous familial memorabilia.

Dates: 1865-1966

Alice R. Appenzeller correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll 389
Abstract

Alice R. Appenzeller (1885-1946), born in Korea to pioneer Methodist missionary parents, also became a missionary and president of Ewha Woman's College in Korea. The collection (1909-1940) contains correspondence by Appenzeller, including letters sent from Korea.

Dates: 1909-1940

Ashmore Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 564
Abstract

The Ashmore Family papers are divided according to family member and also by medium. This collection consists of correspondence, writings by and about William and Lida Ashmore and other members of their family, memorabilia, photographs, and Chinese artwork.

Dates: 1850-1937

Frederick Bankhardt diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 179
Abstract

Frederick Barnhardt was a Methodist missionary in China associated with the Yenping Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The collection (1929-1949) contains diaries and minor correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1949

Arthur and Mabel Billing papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 652
Abstract Collection comprises papers of Arthur William and Mabel Spohr Billing, Methodist missionaries to China, connected with the Union High School at Foochow (Fuzhou), Fukien (Fujian) Province, and includes correspondence, Mabel Billing's diary (1939-1943), mission newsletters, minutes and other official records of the Foochow Conference of the Methodist Church, Foochow (Fuzhou) newspapers, Foochow Union High School pamphlets and photograph album, and a thesis by Portia Billings Foster on the high...
Dates: 1910-1960

Burton/Lake/Garton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 301
Abstract John James Burton, the progenitor of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, was an Oregon pioneer, establishing a farm on his donation land claim in Yamhill in 1844. Although the collection contains family papers of the Burton/Lake/Garton families, the collection will be of particular interest to scholars of Asian immigration in the West, and the work of Kate Burton Lake and Margaret Lake Garton to help Chinese and Japanese girls and young women through their work in the Methodist Episcopal...
Dates: 1848-1993

Hazel Chamberlain papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 195
Abstract

Hazel Chamberlain was a Christian missionary stationed in Paraguay in the 1920s. The collection includes correspondence, an essay, and photographs that reflect Chamberlain's life as a missionary.

Dates: 1922-1925

Monona Cheney papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 275
Abstract

Monona Cheney (1890-1982) was a Christian missionary in China between 1918 and 1930. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, sermons, and publications that reflect her life as a missionary in China.

Dates: 1918-1932

Arthur and Ella Coole papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 793
Abstract

Arthur and Ella Coole were Methodist missionaries serving in North China between the years 1924 and 1947. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, biographical information, missionary publications, scrapbooks, and other materials relating to the Coole's missionary work.

Dates: 1908-1974

William James Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 636
Abstract

William James Crawford was an attorney in Oregon. The collection contains selected case files. The major case is before the Indian Claims Commission, number 17, Snake River or Piute Indians v. United States, a suit to recover value of reservation land.

Dates: 1949-1970

Father James Croke letters

 Collection
Identifier: A 023
Abstract

Rev. James Croke (1827-1888) was a Catholic missionary priest who served in Oregon in the 1850s, reporting directly to Bishop Francis Blanchet of Oregon City, Oregon. This small collection consists of typed transcripts of letters from Croke to Blanchet concerning the details of his missionary work. The original letters are held privately.

Dates: 1853-1874

Clarence Burton Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 785
Abstract

Clarence Burton Day (1889-1987) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in China (1915-1943) and India (1947-1951). The collection includes correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.

Dates: 1914-1971

Joseph Leroy Dodds correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 292
Abstract

Joseph LeRoy Dodds (1891 - 1973) worked in India as a Presbyterian missionary in 1917, and in 1932, Dodds was appointed secretary of the India Council of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, and four years later he became secretary of the Board itself. The collection (1917-1958) contains correspondence and notes pertaining to trips Dodds made to China, the Near East, and Iran, as well as to his early experiences in India as teacher and instructor at the seminary.

Dates: 1914-1957

Clara Pearl Dyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 198
Abstract

Clara Dyer was a Methodist missionary in Ch'angli, Hopei (Hopeh) Province, northern China from the early to mid-twentieth century. The collection includes personal letters and reports that reflect her missionary work.

Dates: 1935-1941

Joseph W. Dyson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 334
Abstract

Joseph W. Dyson (1889-1965) was a Southern Methodist missionary and educator at Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan (Formosa), from 1919 until 1949, and returned 1959-1965. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, publications, and photographs that reflect his work at the university, 1959-1965.

Dates: 1959-1965

Alzo John Fisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 430
Abstract

Alzo John Fisher was a Christian missionary. The Alzo John Fisher papers comprise letters, reports, articles, manuscripts, publications, and other information produced or collected by Fisher, all of which pertain to his missionary service in China. The collection also includes histories of Chinese Christian missions, which discuss many of the historical, political, and social events in China.

Dates: 1922-1957

Murray Scott Frame and Alice Seymore Brown Frame papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 421
Abstract

Murray Scott Frame (d.1918) was a Congregational missionary and teacher in Lahore, India and Beijing, China, where he witnessed the 1911 Republican Revolution. His brother, John Davidson Frame (b. 1880), was a medical missionary for the Presbyterian Church in Persia. The collection consists of correspondence from the brothers to the family, including Alice Seymour Brown Frame, Murray's wife.

Dates: 1901-1916

William Geiger letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
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

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

Emmett Gulley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 341
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1950-1956

Margaret Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 425
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1981-1987

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

Walter Huss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 357
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1964-2006

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

Dorothy Grunbock Johnston papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 693
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-1970

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