Register of the Harold S. Matthews Papers, 1936-1968

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Register of the Harold Shepard Matthews Papers, 1936-1968

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives staff
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold S. Matthews Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1936-1968
Collection number: 70051
Creator: Matthews, Harold S. (Harold Shepard)
Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, reports, and printed matter, relating to Christian missionary work in China and Japan, and to the communist movement in China.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold Shepard Matthews papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Christianity--China.
Communism.
Communism--China.
Missions--China.
Missions--Japan.
China.
Japan.
United States--Foreign relations.
Missionaries.

Biographical Note

1894 Born, Hull, Iowa
1916 B.A., Grinnell College (Iowa)
1920 M.A., University of Chicago
1930 B.D., Chicago Theological Seminary
1922-1942 Missionary for American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, North China Mission
1944-1953 Secretary, American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, Boston Headquarters

Container List

Box 1

Biographical file

 

Boston Study Conference on China, Post-War Planning, 1944

 

Clippings

 

Communism in China

 

Correspondence, Miscellaneous

 

Foreign Missions Conference of North America - Centrality of the Church in China, 1945

 

Foreign Missions file. Includes reports, memoranda, newsletters, lists, and other material concerning the activities in China and Japan of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

 

1936-1949

Box 2

1950-1968

 

Undated

Box 3

Printed matter

 

Study of the Missionary Obligation sponsored by the International Missionary Council, 1952

 

Writings of Harold S. Matthews

 

"Four Chinese Christian Heroes"

 

"Lessons to Be Learned from Experiences of Christian Missions in China"

 

"Mid-Fukien Synod of the Church of Christ in China"

 

"Missionary Situation in China," 1952

 

"Our Mission in China"

 

"The Story of the North China Mission of the American Board, 1935-1960"

 

"Three Loyal Chinese Church Leaders"