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Introduction to the Collection

These collections documents the range of 20th century religious and medical missionary activities, practices and thought in the United States and abroad. 

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Overview of the Frank Argelander memorandum - Relates to the 1927 uprising of the Communist Party in China.

Register of the Charlotte Burgis DeForest Papers, 1909-1971 -  Correspondence, manuscripts of writings and translations, notes, and printed matter, relating to missionary work and education in Japan.

Overview of the Edward C. Wicklein typescript: Lester James Wright: murdered missionary -  Relates to Lester James Wright, American missionary in Turkey and Near East Relief worker after World War I.

Rietveld (Harriet) papers -  Notes, educational material, and printed matter, relating to missionary work of the Young Women's Christian Association in Chefoo, China; to 1931 flood relief in China; and to other missionary activities in China


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