Photographs of scenes in China, mainly between 1909 and 1915.
Stafford was an American missionary in China from 1909 to 1915 and 1932 to 1933. A lithographer and photographer, he arrived
in Shanghai in 1909 and was hired by the Commercial Press-then Asia's largest publishing company--to manage its printing
division from 1909 to 1915. During the onset of the Wuchang Uprising in October 1911, Stafford was on hand to capture remarkable
photos of the Qing Dynasty's collapse.
3 oversize boxes
(1.2 linear feet)
Originals closed. Digital use copies available.
Collection is open for research.