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Missionaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence Leroy Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 067
Abstract Clarence Leroy Andrews was an employee of the Interior Department Bureau of Education and Reindeer Service in Alaska in the 1920s. He focused on Eskimos and their use of reindeer herds, writing several books about Eskimo life in Alaska. He was especially concerned with corporations which exploited reindeer herds, and led a campaign in the 1930s to remove Carl Momen of Seattle from control of the reindeer industry. The C. L. Andrews papers consist largely of business and personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1900-1948

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

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Abstract Collection contains the correspondence, notes, unpublished writings, published writings, prints, photographs, and miscellaneous materials of James Martin and Miriam Benade, missionaries to India.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

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 Church's...
Dates: 1848-1993

Henry Olin Cady letters from China

 Collection
Identifier: A 194
Abstract Henry Olin Cady (1857-1916) was a Methodist Episcopal missionary to China, stationed at Chungking and Chentu (Chengtu), and was one of the founders of the West China Mission. The collection (1866-1904) contains copies of 300 letters written by Cady from China, many of which regard the history of the West China Mission.
Dates: 1866-1904

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

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

John Y. Crothers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 159
Abstract John Y. Crothers (1881- ) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in Korea at Taegu (1909), Andong (1910-1941 and 1947-1951), and Karuizawa, Japan (1950). The collection includes correspondence, publications, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.
Dates: 1934-1969

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

Charles Detweiler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 333
Abstract Charles Detweiler was a Christian missionary in Latin America. The Detweiler Papers consist of Detweiler's sermons, manuscripts and articles, which focus on the missionary field in Latin America. There are also religious pamphlets, photographs, and scrapbooks. This collection contains texts written in both English and Spanish. Some of the most interesting information in this collection pertains to Detweiler's first years of missionary service in Ecuador at the turn of the 20th century. Later,...
Dates: 1898-1963

Darley Downs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 111
Abstract Darley Downs (1894?-1969) was a missionary in Japan before World War II. The collection contains correspondence, a manuscript, and printed matter related to missionary work.
Dates: circa 1923-1944

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

Faculty wives farewell to Emily and me, July 1946. [19 Chinese women posing with Edith. Names listed.], 1946 Jul

 Item — Photo box 1: [Barcode: ALMA321877]
Identifier: PH279_1_10
Abstract [19 Chinese women posing with Edith.] Front row" Edith Simester, Emily Ding. Left to right" Mrs. Ding Hevai Ding, Mrs. Li Hok Gung, Mrs. Hung Sing Hong, Mrs. Hus Caik Seu, Mrs. Lau IngMrs. Ding Si Dung, Mrs. Eu-Iong Ceng, Mrs. Uong Muk Huo, Mrs. Co Buoi
Dates: 1946 Jul

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

Giffen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 298
Abstract The Giffen Family Papers consist of outgoing correspondence from Edward and Bertha Giffen written between 1894 and 1896 during their two-year mission in Hankow and Ching-Ku, China.
Dates: 1894-1896

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

Arthur M. Guttery papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 027
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1919-1981

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

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

Vera Frances Ingerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 516
Abstract Vera F. Ingerson (b. 1890) was a Presbyterian missionary and nurse who served in Korea from 1916-1942, and Colombia from 1942-1957, and toured Europe and Siberia in 1931. The collection contains a variety of personal and business papers, highlighted by images and stories of Korea during of wartime and civil unrest.
Dates: 1916-1967