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The papers of the China Mission cover the time period from 1888 to 1979. This collection includes diaries, autobiographies, articles, correspondence, and essays. Some of the earlier papers and essays include: “Sketch of the Amoy Mission, China,” 1888; “A Record of Every Day Incidents in China,” 1909; and “Our China Years, 1916-1930.” This collection reveals the history of the China Mission and many of the people involved. Some of those involved include: Elizabeth G. Bruce, Elizabeth Cappon, Alice Duryee, Jean Nienhuis, Helen Oltman, J. Platz, Rose H. Talman, John Van Nest Talmage, William and Alma Vander Meer, Florence Walvoord, and A. L. Warnshuis. This collection also contains many photographs from the mission.


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