Dennis V. Smith served as a Methodist Episcopal missionary doctor in Peking, China. The collection (1915-1926) contains letters written by Smith while he was head of the Methodist Hospital (John L. Hopkins Memorial) in Peking.
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.