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Hoose (Saidee Pettus) papers
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Description
Saidee Pettus Hoose was an American missionary who, along with her husband, worked and lived in China beginning in 1916. This small collection consists of correspondence, clippings, biographical materials and a few pieces of ephemera relating to the personal and professional life of Hoose, as well as to her husband Earl and son Harned.
Background
Saidee Alice Pettus Hoose was an American missionary born in Mobile, Alabama in 1887. In 1915, she married Earl Albion Hoose. In 1916 they went to China, where Earl was attached to the Methodist Mission in City of Kiukiang, and together performed missionary work. Earl became sick in 1922 and by 1925 he began working with the American Bible Society in Peiping (now Beijing) as their sub-agency secretary, due to his inability to perform fieldwork any longer. Saidee and Earl had four children, all of whom were raised in Peiping until age 18, when they each left to attend college in the United States.
Extent
.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of the East Asian Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the East Asian Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.