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Ashmore Family papers

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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

Dr. James Martin and Miriam Benade papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 807
Abstract

Collection contains the correspondence, notes, unpublished writings, published writings, prints, photographs, and miscellaneous materials of James Martin and Miriam Benade, missionaries to India. It also includes papers of Mrs. Benade's parents, Rev. Albert Gordon and Ella McGaw.

Dates: 1923-1975

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

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

Adam and Clara Groesbeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 818
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1897-1939

Irene Forsythe Hanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 028
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1907-1980

Margaret Moninger papers

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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

Frank Purinton papers

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Identifier: Coll 210
Abstract

Frank Purinton (1895-1991) was an activist who sought to preserve the United States and Christianity from the "Communist-Zionist-Satanist" plot. He was active in the American Legion and the John Birch Society and published a patriotic Christian newsletter. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials reflecting Purinton's views.

Dates: 1970-1986

Pyke Family papers

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Identifier: Ax 766
Abstract

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

Dates: 1904-1951

George W. Robnett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 077
Abstract

George W. Robnett (1890-1975) was an author and advertising executive, and co-founder and executive secretary of the National Laymen's Council, Church League of America. After retiring, Robnett concentrated his efforts on the Middle-East conflict and made three trips to the area. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, publications, and news clippings that reflect his work with the Church League of America and his writing.

Dates: 1937-1975

Frank M. Toothaker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 217
Abstract Collection comprises papers of Frank M. Toothaker, Methodist missionary to China, and includes 9 volumes of diaries, 1918-1926, 268 letters received, and 104 letters sent, 1918-1950. Major correspondents include: Frank A. Argelander, Frederick Bankhardt, Harry R. Caldwell, Mrs. Martha H. Chen, William I. Lacy, Frederick T. Keeney, James E. Skinner, and Russell Steininger. There is also a series from the Board of Foreign Missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Miscellaneous manuscripts...
Dates: 1918-1950

Ruth Murray Underhill papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 570
Abstract

Ruth Murray Underhill (1884-1984) was a social worker, anthropologist, and teacher. She studied the Papago tribe of Southern Arizona while attending Columbia University. The collection includes her manuscripts, minor correspondence, and mementos of George W. Ingalls (1838-1920), Indian agent and superintendent of religious work among Indians for the American Baptist Home Mission Society.

Dates: 1959-1965

Letha Evangeline Ward Wakeman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 795
Abstract

Letha Evangeline Ward Wakeman was a missionary in Africa. The collection comprises personal diaries, correspondence and material relating to Wakeman's involvement with missionary work in the Congo during the mid-twentieth century. The material related to the Congo, in addition to correspondence, includes missionary publications. The collection also contains biographical material on Wakeman and her husband, who received correspondence from the Oregon State Hospital.

Dates: 1908-1974