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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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Preliminary Guide to the Leynse Family Papers

Repository:Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Summary:This collection consists of materials related to filmmaker and educator Humphrey Leynse, his father, missionary James P. Leynse, Francina Leynse Gaylord, and other members of the Leynse family.
 
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Paul and Esther Melrose papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Paul and Esther Melrose traveled to Hainan, China as missionaries of the Presbyterian Church. They were in Hainan, with interruptions until 1944. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries and ephemeral materials that reflect the Melroses' careers as missionaries in China.
 
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Edith Wherry Muckleston papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Edith Wherry Muckleston (1876-1961) was an author who spent her childhood in Peking, China with her missionary parents. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and Chinese manuscripts and artifacts.
 
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Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Collection comprises papers of American missionaries to China Jay C. and Lucile C. Oliver, including family and professional correspondence, personal and travel diaries, and official records of the Y.M.C.A and the Salt Inspectorate in China.
 
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Pyke Family papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.
 
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Rockey, Cady Family missionary papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Rockey and Cady families were American Methodist missionaries to India and China, respectively. The collection consists of a small section of manuscripts and correspondence of both the Cady and Rockey families and a larger collection of published materials about India and China.
 
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Guide to the Svanøe Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Collection contains information on the history of the Svanøe family from Svanøy, Norway. The Nordic Fest sermon that is part of this collection tells the Svanøe story as it relates to that of Hans Nielsen Hauge and the religious aspects of the family’s foundation, the immigrant experience, and Norway’s 19th Century “Nation Building” as a whole.
 
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David S. and Luella R. Tappan papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:David S. and Luella Tappan (husband and wife) were Presbyterian missionaries in Hainan, China. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, and miscellaneous materials that relate to their missionary work.
 
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Frank M. Toothaker papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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 include a lecture on Foochow, with a set of slides. Publications with the papers include minutes of the Church's Yenping Conference, 1918, 1920-1922, 1924-1932, 1934-1936, and reports of the Church's Yenpring Woman's Conference, 1927-1928, 1931, 1934-1935.

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