China -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 36
Overview: Teacher and journalist. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and photographs relating to his career as a journalist in Peking (1911-1914) and his post as teacher of English and aesthetics at the American International College in Springfield, Mass. (1928-1940). He also lectured on Scandinavian culture and on Chinese politics. Manuscripts and advertising brochures document this aspect of his life. Although his correspondence is mostly routine, there are a number of letters of interest from...
Call Number: MS 183
Overview: Missionary and teacher in Singapore, 1835-1844. Correspondence, a journal covering his years in Singapore, genealogical notes, a Malay lexicon and a Chinese-English vocabulary. Principal correspondents are Lyman Beecher, Horace Dickinson, Mercy Amelia Dickinson, Horace Greeley, Edward Everett Hale, Mary Ann Moseley Dickinson Perkins, and Lebbeus B. Ward.
Call Number: MS 1712
Overview: The papers include correspondence, course materials, writings, and photographs documenting Arthur William Galston's career as a plant physiologist and a professor at Yale University. The papers highlight Galston's concern over the ecological harm done by herbicides and his efforts to end the use of Agent Orange, which was sprayed as a defoliant in Vietnam by the United States military. The papers also document Galston's visit to the People's Republic of China in 1971.
Call Number: MS 1285
Overview: A collection of seventy lantern slides (ca. 1912, hand tinted) of the Great Wall of China made by L. Newton Hayes (1883-ca. 1979) and the explorer William Edgar Geil. Also in the papers is the text of a lecture by Hayes on the slides, a book by Hayes on the Great Wall published in 1929 and miscellaneous Chinese documents. Also among the papers is a portrait of Li Hung-chang, Grand Councillor to the Empress Dowager Tsu Hsi.
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...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 45
Call Number: YCAL MSS 754
Overview: The Carl and Shelley Smith Mydans Papers contain photographic prints, slides, negatives, correspondence, notebooks, drafts of writings, objects, and audiovisual material documenting the careers of Carl Mydans, a photojournalist, and Shelley Smith Mydans, a journalist and novelist. The material dates from 1930 to 2005 and provides insight into the Mydans' careers including their work for Life magazine and their book projects. The papers include photographs taken by Mydans while working for the...
Call Number: MS 1675
Call Number: YCAL MSS 423
Overview: The Ruth Stephan Papers consist of correspondence, writings, research files, audiovisual material, photographs, and diaries and other personal papers documenting the career and life of the twentieth-century American writer, editor, and translator Ruth Stephan. Correspondence and subject files provide evidence of Stephan's professional and personal relationships as well as her wide-ranging interests, from art to Zen Buddhism. Stephan's creative work consists of drafts, notes, and research files...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 483
Overview: The Donald Ogden Stewart and Ella Winter Papers consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, financial papers, and other material that document the work and lives of the writers Donald Ogden Stewart and Ella Winter. The Papers provide evidence of Stewart and Winter's writing careers as well as political activism. The Papers also relate to Stewart and Winter's friends and family, including Lincoln Steffens. The Papers illuminate the creative lives of Stewart and Winter and offer insights...
Dates: ca. 1839-1951
Call Number: MS 1362
Overview: The 127 lantern slides were taken by Stanley Wilson during his four years in China when he was supervisory architect for the firm of Murphy and Dana. The slides document the construction of the Yale-China Changsha campus in 1914. In addition to views of the construction site, there are also a number of slides showing scenes of everyday life in China.
Call Number: MS 876
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and subject files from Arthur Frederick Wright's teaching career at Stanford University and at Yale University, his research on Chinese history, and his work for the Association for Asian Studies and the American Council of Learned Societies' Committee on Studies of Chinese Civilization. The papers also include personal correspondence of the Wright and Clabaugh families. There is minimal material documenting Mary Clabaugh Wright's career.
Dates: 1928-1982, bulk 1951-1977
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.