Guide to the Topping, William Hill: Diaries

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Guide to the Topping, William Hill: Diaries

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Topping, William Hill: Diaries
Dates: 1947-1968
Identification: CFT00014
Creator: Topping, William Hill
Physical Description: 0.50
Alternate Extent Statement: 1 Box
Language of Materials: English
Repository: David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
135 N. Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA, 91182-0002
URL: http://library.fuller.edu/archives/
Email: archives@fuller.edu
Phone: (626) 584-5311
Fax: (626) 584-5613
Abstract: William Hill Topping was born in 1885 in Maberley, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Topping arrived in Foochow, China in November 1911 supported by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. He served there from 1911-1947 in various capacities including teacher, District Secretary and Associate General Secretary of the Mid-Fukien Synod of the Church of Christ in China. He retired to Whittier California in 1947.

Administrative History:

William Hill Topping was born in 1885 in Maberley, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Topping arrived in Foochow, China in November 1911 supported by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. He served there from 1911-1947 in various capacities including teacher, District Secretary and Associate General Secretary of the Mid-Fukien Synod of the Church of Christ in China. He retired to Whittier California in 1947.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

Churches of Christ

Geographic Name:

China
Fuzhou (Fujian)

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access:

Supervised use only

Related Materials:

For more on W.H. Topping see the China Missionaries Collections: Grace Rowley papers and China Missionaries Oral History Project in the Special Collections of Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California, 1970.

Scope and Contents

The Collection consists of 16 daily diaries kept by Mr. Topping after his retirement, from 1947 to 1968. Entries include references to speaking engagements and churches attended in Whittier and other Los Angeles area cities, as well as lists of correspondents, expenses and occasional notes on lectures attended.

Detailed List of Contents

 

ArchonID: id200
Diaries 1947-1968