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Register of the Charles Luther Boynton Papers, 1901-1967
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles Luther Boynton Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1901-1967
    Collection number: XX284
    Creator: Boynton, Charles Luther, 1881-
    Collection Size: 11 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes. (4.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, writings, pamphlets, and photographs, relating to missionary work in Shanghai, the Shanghai American School, and social conditions in China.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Luther Boynton Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Related Materials

    Charles and Edmund Boynton papers. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

    Access Points

    China--Description and travel.
    Shanghai (China)

    Biographical Note

    1881, June 8 Born, Townshend, Vermont
    1901 Graduated, Pomona College
    1901-1903 Assistant Secretary, State Committee YMCAs of Kansas
    1903-1906 Business Secretary, Student Department, International Committee YMCA, New York
    1906-1914 Business Secretary, National Committee YMCAs of China
    1907 Attended Centenary Conference, New York
    1908, June 8 Married Leila Dozier
    1909-1920 Member, original Board of Managers of the Shanghai American School, which he founded
    1914-1915 Foreign Missions Conference of North America
      Editor, The Missions Code
    1915-1920 Business and Statistical Secretary of China Continuation Committee
    1915-1923 Served with U.S. Army, Shanghai Volunteer Corps
    1920-1922 Business Manager, Shanghai American School; Executive Secretary, 1922-1923; Acting Principal, 1923-1924; Principal, 1924-1926
    1927-1947 Business Secretary of National Christian Council of China; Acting General Secretary, 1941; Honorary Secretary, 1947-1950
      Compiled the handbook The Christian Movement in China
    1943-1945 Interned at Chapei Civil Assembly Center during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai
    1946 Returned to the United States