Friends of Soochow. United Methodist Church affiliation files. 1936-1996.

Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 2001 May 16; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 Mar; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie and Caroline Cubé, 2013 Jun.
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Title: Friends of Soochow. United Methodist Church affiliation files.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 714
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.8 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1962-1996
Date (inclusive): 1936-1996
Abstract: Record Series 714 contains the United Methodist Church affiliation files of Friends of Soochow. Materials include correspondence, clippings, programs and lists.
Creator: Friends of Soochow.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Friends of Soochow. United Methodist Church affiliation files (University Archives Record Series 714). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

Historical note

Friends of Soochow is a non profit corporation dedicated to assisting Soochow University (SU) financially and academically since 1963.

Scope and Content

Record Series 714 contains the United Methodist Church affiliation files of Friends of Soochow. Materials include correspondence, clippings, programs and lists.
This is an active record series; additional University records are expected to be added.

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence - United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia - FOS - support of SU scholarships and professorships; clipping - The threat of religious fanaticism, Free China Weekly, Jun.22, 1980. 1962-1980.

Box 1, Folder 2

Announcement FOS 15th Annual Dinner; Speaker: Dr. Paul T. Lauby on The United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia and China. 1980.

Box 1, Folder 2

Pamphlets - Learning for global living, United Presbyterian Church U.S.A. Conference; Ecumenical Development Cooperative Society: report of inter-church global missionary programs. 1979.

Box 1, Folder 2

United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia preparatory material for Trustee meeting on educational programs for People's Republic of China. 1979.

Box 1, Folder 3

Financial statements - June 30, 1979 and 1978, United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia. 1978; 1979.

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence - Lois Cole/China Program Liaison Office, United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries; includes newsletter, China Talk, published by Hong Kong China Liaison Office. 1990.

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence - New York office, United Methodist Church , General Board of Global Ministries; clippings: New York Times, Far Eastern Economic Review, Chicago Sun Times. 1990.

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence - United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia with FOS, Los Angeles; Annual Report 1988-1989, United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia. 1966-1967; 1973; 1976-1980; 1987-1989; 1996.

Box 1, Folder 6

Pamphlets/papers: Yang, Martini M.C., Christianity in China: Personal Observations, Soochow University, English pamphlet Series:1, Taipei (1977); China Missionaries and Modern Western Education, Lux Research Library, Taipei. 1977; n.d.

Box 1, Folder 7

Lists of United States, United Methodist Church Colleges of Bishops, retired deaconesses, active and retired missionaries, and undated list of appointments to California-Pacific Conference (District and Special). 1966; 1968; 1972; 1980-1981; 1994; 1996.

Box 1, Folder 8

Clipping - When Kagawa visited Atlanta, World Outlook, vol. XXVI, no. 6. Describes the Rev. Toyohiko Kagawa's studies at Princeton. 1936 Jun.

Box 2, Folder 1

Newsletters (monthly) - New Horizons, United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (not all months). 1973; 1974; 1976-1990.

Box 2, Folder 2

List - United Board affiliated academic institutions in Asia (Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan, and Thailand). n.d.

Box 2, Folder 3

Correspondence - Methodist and other Church organizations with FOS. 1963-1978.

Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence and program - Soochow Sunday fundraising event/Central United Methodist Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico (January 13, 1985); Speaker: Dr. William Rada; clipping: New Mexico United Methodist Reporter (March 1, 1985); color photos. 1985.

Scope and Contents note

Photos include: Dr. William Rada, Dr. Harry Vanderpool.
Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence - Luncheon: Laguna Hills Methodist church (February 8, 1988); United Methodist Reporter, Circuit West Edition; El Monte, CA (August 28, 1987). 1987-1988.

Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence and programs - Soochow Sunday fundraising event/Central United Methodist Church (1988-1993); clippings: United Methodist Reporter: Central News (1988, 1989, 1991); color photo/luncheon New China Town, Albuquerque, New Mexico (October 13, 1990). 1988-1993.

Box 2, Folder 7

Program - A festival of Chinese culture presented by Pilgrim Place, religious and cultural center for retired Christian workers, Claremont, California. 1977, Jun 11-12.

Scope and Contents note

Program includes rules of conduct for a virtuous person, translated from Chu Tzu's rules (date unknown).