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China American Schools Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RG 209
Scope and Contents
This collection contains documentation of three schools for the children of missionaries and business people in China, and the alumni associations of the schools. Records of the Kuling American School, North China American School, and Peking American School are included in this record group. For documentation of the Shanghai American School and American School Kikungshan, see separate record groups, RG 132 and RG 164. Additional documentation related to Kuling American School, North China American School, and Peking American School can be found scattered among the personal papers of various missionaries held at the Yale Divinity Library. Of particular note are substantive letters written by Flora and Mary Beard in RG 108 that describe their day-to-day work at the North China American School.

The Addendum of 2021 represents the collection of Mary S. Dodge Wang who attended Peking American School and was active in alumni/ae affairs.
Language of Materials
In English.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gifts of various individuals who attended the schools, and of their alumni associations.
Arrangement
  1. Series I, Kuling American School, 1933-2013
  2. Series II, North China American School, 1919-2009
  3. Series III, Peking American School, 1920-2013
  4. Series IV. Addendum-2021: Mary S. Dodge Collection
Dates
1919-2014
Extent
17 Linear Feet (40 boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Language of Materials
English
Script
Latin