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Papers of John David Hayes (1888-1957)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 13
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of material assembled by Barbara Hayes to illustrate her husband's life. It includes biographical data on the Hayes family; a series of articles written by Barbara Hayes about her life in China and focussing particularly on her husband's activities and work; some memoirs or articles written by Hayes himself or articles about him; transcripts of Hayes' 'Confessions' written for his trial in 1951; letters or extracts of letters written by Hayes and his wife;...
Dates: 1946-1973

Papers of John Robb Fleming (1910-1999)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 23
Scope and Contents The collection is in five main sections: (1) items relating to China and (2) to east Asia, (3) general items, (4) photographs and slides, and (5) sound recordings. (1) The China section includes: correspondence and other material on the mission and Church in Manchuria (1940s-1990s) and on Chinese Christians (1970s-1990s); reports, papers and correspondence relating to UK conferences and councils on China, to the Foundation for Theological Education and other Asian Christian organisations, and...
Dates: 1942-1999

Papers of Karl Gützlaff (1803-1851) and the Chinese Union

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 9
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of material describing the work of the Chinese Union and defending it against criticism, including: motto, constitution, rules and regulations of the Chinese Union; names of Chinese members and preachers and statistics relating to their activities (1849); list of books published by the Union; lists and numbers of baptised (1844-1849); lists of places to which preachers had been sent; finances of the Union (1845-49); notes by Gützlaff on China, Korea,...
Dates: [ca. 1844-1849]

Papers of Myra Carpenter (1900-1978)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 18
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: letters from Carpenter to her parents sometimes enclosing letters from others (1922-1951); notes, correspondence, reports and other material relating to Tanishan Orphanage (1924-1954); reminiscences, notes, articles, addresses and talks by Carpenter on her time in China and on women in China (1928-1960s); pamphlets, circulars and other material relating to the China Inland Mission (also OMF) and the British and Foreign Bible Society (from circa 1920s mainly...
Dates: 20th century

Papers of T. Ralph Morton (1900-1977) and Jenny Morton (1901-1986)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 11
Scope and Contents The collection is in two main parts: letters from Ralph Morton (and from 1927 his wife Jenny) to his parents and brothers describing his life and work as a missionary in China with some reference to the political situation and attitudes to religion (1925-1937); and letters from the Mortons to Robert and Dorothy Mackie referring to Morton's life as a student in Glasgow (1924) and to life in China (1925-1930); the collection also includes a few 'miscellaneous' items such as a Manchurian Student...
Dates: 1924-1972

Photograph album of Sheena Tennant Kendall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2054
Content Description This is a photograph album of Sheena Lillian Grant Tennant Kendall (1883-1974), composer and daughter of wealthy Scottish industrialist James Tennant. Kendall is well identified in the album, which documents a period of residence in Japan (1921-24), as well as travels in Egypt, Burma, Ceylon, Malaysia and Shanghai, and their life at Scottish and English country estates. It also includes 19 photos of Hakone, Japan in the aftermath of the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923; images of horse racing in...
Dates: 1920s

Photograph album related to the Gotch-Robinson High School (or Shoushan Middle School)

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1998
Content Description This is an album containing approxmately 147 photographs with captions, showing staff, students, premises and scenes from the Gotch-Robinson High School (also known as Shoushan Middle School) in the 1920s. The school was a British Baptist school located in Tsingchowfu, Shantung, in North China. It was founded in 1917 by the English Baptist Missionary Society, and was dissolved in 1929 amid the changes in the education system after the Nationalists took over Shandong province.The album...
Dates: 1926-1929

Photographs of papermaking in China 1910-1929

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1653
Scope and Contents The group of 12 photographic prints are unlabelled but show various processes in papermaking: pulping by foot; mixing; and, hanging to dry.
Dates: 1910-1929

Two photograph albums of views from Shantung and Shanghai, and from Jehol and Beijing, to Yunnan

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1879
Content Description Two albums containing black and white photographs of landscapes in a variety of locations, as well as portraits and street scenes, each with accompanying text. The first album is entitled '"China 1920-1930 - From Shantung and Shanghai to Yunan [sic]" (119 pages), and the second album is entitled "China 1920-1930 - From Jehol and Peking to Yunnan" (136 pages). Many of the photos are grouped into sets of up to ten images on a particular province or theme, such as: Futoshan/Putuoshan, near...
Dates: late 1920s- early 1930s

Typescript epistolary journal by [Alice] Maud Hitchcock

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1593
Identifier: Coll-2000
Content Description Extensive archive of letters, together forming a journal of seven years’ work for the Church Missionary Society in China. Addressed to ‘dear Friends’ of her church in Bermondsey, Hitchcock’s letters provide a detailed account of her journey to China and her mission there. Though evidently travelling frequently throughout south-east China, Hitchcock was stationed primarily on Haitan (Pingtan) island with Eleanor Jane Harrison, recording efforts to teach the Gospel to the local population and her...
Dates: 1901-1908

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Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
Burns, William Chalmers, 1815-1868 (evangelist and missionary) 1
Callery, Joseph-Marie, 1810-1862 (missionary, Sinologist, and botanist) 1
Chu Ting Yü, fl 1889 (Chinese carpenter, acquaintance of Rev. William Chalmers Burns) 1
Drake, Frederick Seguier, 1892-1974 (English Baptist priest; Dean of the School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) 1