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Josiah C. McCracken Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 113
Scope and Contents
The Biographical Documentation of Series I includes articles and clippings about McCracken, memorabilia, and material compiled by his daughter Helen McCracken Fulcher. The Correspondence of Series II includes family correspondence, circular letters describing McCracken's work in China, and a valuable of collection of correspondence and documents relating to the graduates of the Medical Department of St. John's University in Shanghai. The Writings and Collected Material of Series III include articles and speeches by McCracken, other articles about China, and documentation related to the University of Pennsylvania Medical School at St. John's University. Series IV includes photographs of McCracken, his students and their families, the staff of the Medical School in Guangzhou (Canton), and medical cases.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Helen McCracken Fulcher and Martha McCracken.
Arrangement
  1. I. Biographical Documentation
  2. II. Correspondence
  3. III. Writings and Collected Material
  4. IV. Photographs
Dates
1901-1961
Extent
3.5 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Related Names
McCracken, Josiah C., 1874-1962
Language of Materials
English