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  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Martha Job papers
    Date (inclusive): 1887-1962
    Date (bulk): 1919-1941
    Collection Number: 74056
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English and Chinese
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 3 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder (3.7 linear feet)
    Abstract: Diary, maps, posters, photographs, clippings, and booklets relating to the Young Women's Christian Association in China, flood relief, the University of Peking, and internal problems in China from 1920 to 1928.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Job, Martha.


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Martha Job papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Martha Job was a Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) American Secretary in the Foreign Field worker, stationed in China from 1919 to 1929.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diary, maps, posters, pamphlets, photographic albums, newspaper clippings, and booklets relating to the Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) in China. The collection includes letters from Chinese students regarding the May 30, 1925 Shanghai student police riot, as well as posters and photographs from the "Better Babies" campaign.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Beijing da xue.
    Young Women's Christian associations.
    International relief.
    Universities and colleges--China.