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Nepal Church History Project Records

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Call Number: RG 215
Overview: The Nepal Church History Project began in 1985 as an initiative of local church leaders in Nepal to research and collect materials relevant to the history of Christianity among the Nepali peoples. The objective of the Project is to preserve, maintain and update a comprehensive, organized documentary record of the Nepali Church from its inception, and to make available documents and information as appropriate to researchers, students and other interested users.
Dates: 1896-2007

Bernard and Katherine Read Papers

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Call Number: RG 157
Overview: These papers document Bernard Read's work as a scientist in China from 1909 to 1949, as well as the life of his family in China and his internment during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai, 1941-1945. Bernard Read was not directly engaged by a missionary agency but spent the first part of his career in China at the Peking Union Medical College, a union venture related to various mission agencies. Read left the Peking Union Medical College due to disagreements with its leaders, and went to work...
Dates: 1902-1964

Paul and Charlotte Reynolds Papers

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Call Number: RG 193
Overview: Correspondence, writings, collected material, and photographs document the lives and work of Paul R. and Charlotte Reynolds. The Reynolds were missionaries in north China, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (1921-1936).
Dates: 1909-2004

Rugh Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 244
Overview: Correspondence and writings document the life and work of Dwight Rugh, his wife Winifred and their daughter Betty Jean during their service in China 1930-1951. The Rughs taught and did administrative work for the Yale-in-China Association at Yali Middle School, in Hunan Province. Winifred also taught at Shanghai American School, where Betty Jean attended for several years. Dwight Rugh was the last representative of the Yale-China Association to leave China in 1951, his application for an exit...
Dates: 1921-2000, bulk 1930-1952

Shanghai American School Records: the Phoebe White Wentworth Collection of Shanghai American School History and Memorabilia

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Call Number: RG 132
Overview: During the WWII years 1941-1945, however, various spin-offs of SAS were organized by former teachers that kept the school going (under different names), including a school established in a Japanese internment camp. A final spin-off, the Private America School, continued the basic SAS curriculum until 1950 when the Communist government forced the school's closure. The Shanghai American School (SAS) was founded in 1912 for the purpose of educating the children of American missionaries,...
Dates: 1911-2016

Charles and Joy Sheffey Papers

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Call Number: RG 219
Overview: Charles and Joy Sheffey were American Methodist medical missionaries who served in Wembo Nyama, Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) between 1922 and 1944. Letters, journals, and writings of Charles and Joy Sheffey document their medical work and record their reactions to the culture and environment they encountered in Africa.
Dates: 1913-1985, bulk 1922-1943

David M. Stowe Papers

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Call Number: RG 156
Overview: Correspondence, sermons, lectures, writings, reports, slides, and collected material document the life and work of David M. Stowe, who was a top level executive for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, the United Church Board for World Ministries, and the National Council of Church Division of Overseas Ministries. The collection includes extensive documentation of the history of the ABCFM and UCBWM that Stowe compiled in preparation for writing a history of the Boards.
Dates: 1806-2011, bulk 1949-1999

Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions Records

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Call Number: RG 42
Overview: The papers document the activities of the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions and provide valuable information on various aspects of American religious life during the period 1886-1964. Religious conditions on American college and university campuses are documented. Vast files of student volunteer application, information and health examination blanks provide personal data on thousands of prospective missionaries which is of potential interest to genealogists, biographers and...
Dates: 1886-1964

Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions Records - Addendum A

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Call Number: RG 42a
Overview: These records primarily document the last decade of the SVM's autonomous existence, 1949-1959, complementing the records found in Record Group No. 42. The Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions was an organization that sought to recruit college and university students in the United States for missionary service. In 1959, the Student Volunteer Movement, the United Student Christian Council, and the Interseminary Committee merged to form the National Student Christian Federation.
Dates: 1886-1964

United Mission to Nepal records

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Call Number: RG 212
Overview: This record group represents the official archives of The United Mission to Nepal, a Christian INGO working exclusively in Nepal since 1954 . The UMN has sought to bring medical services, education, skills training, engineering, industry, hydro power development, agriculture and rural development to Nepal, mainly in the central and western development regions of the country.
Dates: 1949-2014

Wakefield Family Papers

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Call Number: RG 183
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of Arthur Paul Wakefield and family, including information regarding medical work in China and interactions with Chinese colleagues, among them Francis C. M. Wei. Arthur Paul Wakefield was a medical missionary serving in China under the Disciples of Christ and Episcopal mission agencies from 1905 to 1927. He served at Luchowfu Hospital in Anhui (Anhwei) province from 1912 to 1919 and at Boone College, Central...
Dates: 1904-2000

Rolland and Lottie Welch Papers

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Call Number: RG 224
Overview: The work of medical missionary Rolland Welch and his wife Lottie in Hunan, China from 1917 to 1923 is documented by letters, writings, photographs, lantern slides, printed material, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1900-1970, bulk 1917-1923

Anna and Stanley Wilson Papers

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Call Number: RG 220
Overview: This collection documents the life and work of Anna Lane Wilson and Stanley Wilson, who were missionaries in China from 1917 to 1949, primarily serving at Yenching University. Of particular note are Anna Wilson's letters to family in the United States and journals document her voyage to China, missionary life, Chinese customs and celebrations, dress, architecture, the flu epidemic, climate, and political events.
Dates: 1892-1951, bulk 1918-1923

Melvin Wittler Papers

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Call Number: RG 201
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of Melvin Wittler, who was an American Protestant missionary in Turkey from 1956 to 1993, and provide insight into religious and political events in the Middle East. Wittler served as an administrator for the Near East Mission of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and the United Church Board for World Ministries, overseeing the Mission's educational and medical work.
Dates: 1826-2002, bulk 1956-1993