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Missionaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Phillips F. and Ruth A. Greene papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 797
Overview: The principal figures in these papers are Phillips Foster Greene, a physician and missionary, and his wife, Ruth Altman Greene, a teacher and writer who accompanied her husband during his service of nearly twenty years at the Yale-in-China Medical School in Changsha (1921-1943) and seven years in Rangoon (1951-1958). The papers consist largely of correspondence with family in the United States and with Yale-in-China staff members. The letters are important sources of information on social...
Dates: 1923-1977

Dickson H. and Marjorie B. Leavens papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 715
Overview: The major portion of the papers of Dickson H. Leavens, economist and faculty member of the Yale Mission College in China, is made up of family and business correspondence. In the family correspondence, conducted regularly over nearly two decades (1909-1922), Leavens reports on the activities of the College and on political events in China, particularly in Changsha and Hunan. With his business correspondents, who were largely members of the Yale-in-China staff, the main subject is mission...
Dates: 1904-1972

William Winston Pettus papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 786
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, and memorabilia of William Winston Pettus, surgeon at the Hsiang-Ya Hospital of the Yale-China Association in Changsha, China. His letters to his parents, beginning in 1928, report on his undergraduate life at Yale and later on medical school. After 1940, when he returned to China, his letters discuss his day-to-day activities as a doctor in wartime at the hospital in Changsha. The writings include diaries and drafts of unpublished articles. Also in the papers...
Dates: 1928-1945

Yale-China Association records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 232
Overview: The records document the activities of the Yale-China Association in mainland China (1901-1951), Hong Kong (1951-present), and the United States (1901-present). They consist of administrative and policy files produced by the home office in New Haven, correspondence and memoranda written by staff members while serving in China, and administrative files and correspondence produced by the New Asia office in Hong Kong.
Dates: 1878-2008