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Ashmore Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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.
 
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Arthur and Ella Coole papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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.
 
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Eliza Anne Hughes Davis papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Eliza Anne Hughes Davis was an American Methodist who corresponded with women missionaries in China. The papers contain Mrs. Davis' incoming correspondence, including letters from Jennie V. Hughes that mention Ms. Hughes' work with the Women's Foreign Missionary Service in Kiukiang, China. In her capacity as Principal of the Knowles Bible Training School, Ms. Hughes directed an organization run exclusively by and for women, using the tenets of Methodism as a basis for training Chinese women in literacy and hygiene. The letters provide a glimpse into the reflections and responsiblilities of a female missionary and document the cultural and political conditionss in China following the Boxer Rebellion, including the Nanchang massacre in 1906.
 
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Clarence Burton Day papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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.
 
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Murray Scott Frame and Alice Seymore Brown Frame papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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.
 
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Giffen Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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.
 
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Arthur M. Guttery papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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.
 
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Edith A. Hensolt papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Edith Ashmore (Hensolt) (1882-1975) was born in China to Baptist missionaries, and she later graduated from Vassar, became a librarian, and traveled widely. The collection (1896-1999) contains diaries, extensive personal correspondence, recollections and photographs of travel to Hawaii, Japan, China, and California.
 
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Emily Hatfield Hobart papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Emily Hatfield Hobart was an Christian missionary to China. The collection includes her outgoing correspondence, as well as a few letters exchanged among Rev. Hobart, Mrs. Hobart's mother, and Mrs. Hobart's four children. The collection also includes a short typewritten account of Elizabeth Hobart's experiences with a group of British and American prisoners-of-war during six months of internment in China by the invading Japanese Army in 1943. Of particular note in Mrs. Hobart's correspondence are the descriptions of Mrs. Hobart's many pregnancies, the evolution of her daily routine of childcare and home-schooling, and her attitudes toward Chinese men and women. Also remarkable are letters which document the political conflict in China, including an unfinished letter written moments before her death.
 
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Bruce and Anna Jarvis papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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.

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