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 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 140 Collections and/or Records:

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

Charles Garnet Trimble papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868113]
Identifier: A 174
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.

Dates: 1914-1964

Ernest Everett Tuck papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 608
Abstract

Dr. Ernest Everett Tuck (1888-1966) was a Methodist missionary to the Philippine Islands. The collection includes correspondence, sermons, records of Philippine missions, biographical materials, and ledgers.

Dates: 1933-1957

Village of Biorka on Biorka Island, showing Russian church and sea otter hunters' cabins and drying racks., undated

 Item
Identifier: PH001_0120
Abstract

CLA: Village where sea otter hunters lived. Note Russian church at back and frame of a bidarka at left. Church or chapel belongs to Russian Days.

Dates: undated

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

Alvin F. Waller letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49075159]
Identifier: CA 1850 Sept 11
Abstract

Alvin F. Waller (1808–1875) was a missionary and early leader of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a letter from Waller to the "Rev. Roberts" giving "some account of my labors on the Mary's River Circuit" during the previous year.

Dates: 1850 September 11

Gertrude Bass Warner lantern slides

 Collection
Identifier: PH 014
Abstract

Gertrude Bass Warner (1863–1951) was an Asian art enthusiast, internationalist, and traveler. The collection consists of lantern slides documenting Asian art, culture, religion and architecture before World War II, in China, Japan, Korea and Cambodia. Images of the Warner art objects are also included. Inventory is incomplete.

Dates: 1904-1930

Suzanne E. Weddell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 047
Abstract

Suzanne E. Weddell (1884-February 26, 1978) was a Christian Missionary, based in the United States but traveled abroad to India, England, Holland, Switzerland, and France. The collection includes correspondence, essays written by Sue Weddell, photographs, and various other papers that reflect her humanitarian work from 1916-1961.

Dates: 1916-1978

William Moses Welch papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 173
Abstract

William Moses Welch (1837-1914) was a Methodist clergyman, serving congregations in the Midwest and the West. The collection consists of diaries, and letters to his son, Eldred. There are also letters from Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Duncan, missionaries at Canton Christian College, Canton, China, 1914-1917.

Dates: 1858-1919

Laura Maude Wheeler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 372
Abstract Collection comprises correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, publications, postcards, and photographs relating to Methodist missionary Laura Maude Wheeler and her work as a teacher and school administrator in Tianjin, China from 1903 to 1948, and as an evangelist in the United States from 1949 to 1966. From 1943 to 1945, Wheeler was interned as a prisoner of war by the Japanese in China. She was a writer and traveler who was acutely aware of China's cultural and physical landscape and wrote...
Dates: 1903-1966

Clark Moor Will papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 062
Abstract The Clark Moor Will papers contain materials concerning the Aurora Colony of Marion County, Oregon and the Salem Water Department. The Aurora Materials cover all aspects of the colony, including the band, music, women, daily life, site maps, correspondence and architecture. The collection also includes manuscripts and articles written by other authors concerning the Aurora Colony. The Salem Water Department materials cover the history of the department and Salem's water supply, as well as...
Dates: 1871-1981

Moses Allen Williams diary and records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042524906]
Identifier: Ax 099
Abstract

Williams was a Presbyterian minister. Collections includes the diary and records of WIlliams in seventeen volumes. Volume one -thirteen (diary) was written chronologically from 1852-1894. Volumes fourteen and fifteen include records and his account book. Volume sixteen and seventeen contain his cash book and other records. Volume eighteen incudes his last will and testament.

Dates: 1852-1897

Eleanor Wilson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042293866]
Identifier: Ax 611
Abstract

Eleanor Wilson (1891-1972) was a Christian missionary who worked in Japan, Hawaii, and the Pacific in general, particularly the Marshall and Caroline Islands. In 1950 she became captain of the Morning Star VI, a mission ship in the Pacific. The collection consists mostly of correspondence describing her missionary work from 1925-1951; there are also a few miscellaneous items and photographs.

Dates: 1925-1951

Frederick Wallace Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 177
Abstract

Frederick Wallace Wilson (1872-1955) was an attorney and Circuit Court Judge in The Dalles, Oregon. The papers include correspondence, a letterpress copybook, legal papers, a manuscript, photographs, addresses and publications by Wilson as well as personal correspondence of Joseph G. Wilson, and certificates of Elizabeth Millar Wilson.

Dates: 1852-1938

J. Christy Wilson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042300984]
Identifier: Coll 161
Abstract

J. Christy Wilson (d. 1973) was a Christian missionary, circa 1951-1966. The collection includes Round Robin letters, minutes of the United Presbyterian Church Korean Mission and the General Assembly Department of Cooperative Work, a collection of periodicals including Bible Society News, Korea Bible Magazine, and Korean pamphlets, additionally a sound recording of the voice of Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer.

Dates: 1952-1971

Elizabeth Curtis Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 301
Abstract

Elizabeth Curtis Wright (1887-1974) was a Christian missionary teacher in China in the early 1920s through the 1950s. The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, memoirs, and miscellaneous documents that reflect her mission work.

Dates: 1919-1973