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BIOGRAPHICAL FILE 1905-1967

Scope and Contents note

Announcements, correspondence, invitations, memorabilia, receipts, arranged alphabetically by subject
box 1

Miscellaneous

 

Biographical data

 

Clippings

 

Correspondence with the University of Oregon, Eugene

 

National Christian Council of China - Resolution on the Services of Charles Luther Boynton (CLB)

 

Notes and indexes of Boynton papers

 

Receipts

 

CORRESPONDENCE FILE 1901-1967

Scope and Contents note

Arranged in three groups: general correspondence, arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent; open letters sent annually to his friends entitled Dear Friends, arranged chronologically; and personal correspondence with his family, arranged chronologically. See also SUBJECT FILE, Post World War II; CHAPEI CIVIL ASSEMBLY CENTER; SHANGHAI AMERICAN SCHOOL
 

General correspondence

box 1

Miscellaneous and unidentified

 

Boynton, Edmund C.

Scope and Contents

See also SUBJECT FILE, Post World War II
 

Boynton, Leila Dozier

Scope and Contents

See also CHAPEI CIVIL ASSEMBLY CENTER
 

Bramble, Joan and Ronald

 

Davis, Lowry and Mary B.

 

Fahs, Charles H.

 

Farrior, Stacy and Kitty

 

Fickett, Nellie

 

Field, Gertrude

 

First Federal Savings Alhambra, A.G. Kruse

 

Fisher, A.J. and Dorothy

 

Fitch, Mr. and Mrs. George A.

 

Fosdick, Harry Emerson

 

Fox, George A.

 

Fridell, Elmer A.

 

Fulcher, Helen McCracken

 

Hening, S.E.

 

Ho, T.K. (Deputy Mayor of Shanghai)

 

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Philip T. McLean

 

Kerr, Willis

 

Magill, Orrin R., Jr.

 

Marriage License Bureau, Los Angeles, Ella Moody

 

Patch, George E. and Julia

 

Rawbinson, John L.

 

Renwick, William G.

 

Turner, Eugene A.

 

U.S. State Department

 

Westbrook, Louise and Hart

 

"Dear friends" open letters

 

1909

 

1929-1957

 

Original copies

 

Printed copies

 

Personal and family correspondence

 

Kansas

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Transcribed letters to his mother 1901 August - 1903 January

 

Original letters to his mother, father, and brother 1902 July - 1903 June

 

New York

 

1903 July - 1904 July

 

1904 June - 1905 July

 

1905 August - 1906 October

 

Early years in China 1906-1909

 

Transcripts of postcards 1903-1953

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS 1901-1963

Scope and Contents note

Addresses, autobiographical writings, drafts, notes, personal meditations, reports, sermons, arranged alphabetically by title
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"American Missions in China" undated

Scope and Contents

Contains two carbon copies of an essay on the nineteenth century movement.
 

"Appeal to the Community Church of Shanghai" 1940 June 16

Scope and Contents

Typescript of an address requesting aid for the Hopei and Shantung Provinces.
 

"Attempting the Impossible," speech 1936 August 9

 

Autobiographical writings

Scope and Contents

See also Shanghai American School, "The Growth of an Idea"
 

General

Scope and Contents

Contains carbon typescript of notes and portions of an autobiographical article.
 

"How War Came to Shanghai" 1937 August

Scope and Contents

Contains transcribed letter to E.C. Lobenstine.
 

Kansas travel diary, transcript 1901-1903

 

"Notes on Life in the Chapei Civil Assembly Center" 1943-1945

 

"Peace, Peace, When There Is No Peace" 1963 May 29

Scope and Contents

Typescript concerning Shanghai after 1941.
 

"Shanghai American School History" undated

 

"Since Pearl Harbor" undated

Scope and Contents

Contains typescript and carbon copy of a description of life and work at Chapei.
 

"Thirty-Nine Years (1906-1946)" undated

Scope and Contents

Contains a typescript of a description of life and work in China
 

"This, I Believe" 1906 May 7

Scope and Contents

CLB's statement of faith upon ordination, prefaced with an autobiographical sketch. See also "Statement of Faith" for original text.
 

Broadcast of the American Red Cross 1938 May

Scope and Contents

Typescript of a speech written for Norman Davis, President of the American Red Cross.
 

"Chapei Civil Assembly Speeches" 1944 October 19 - 1945 April 15

Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten church services and sermons.
 

"Is the Church in China Declining?" 1932 December

Scope and Contents

Printed copy of an article published in The Chinese Recorder.
 

"Lea, General Homer" circa 1951

Scope and Contents

Typescript of CLB's memorandum of his contacts with Lea.
 

"The Life Eternal" 1938 March 13

Scope and Contents

Printed copy of a sermon delivered at the Community Church of Shanghai.
 

"Memorial Day Address at Bubbling Well Cemetery" 1924

Scope and Contents

Typescript of an address to the Shanghai American Community, the Shanghai American School, and the American Company of the Shanghai Volunteer Corps.
 

"Nominating Speech for H.F. Kay" 1945 Spring

Scope and Contents

Typescript of a speech recommending Kay as American representative of the Chapei Civil Assembly Center.
 

Notes for addresses, sermons, etc 1906-1941

 

"Our Christianity and our Staff" circa 1930

Scope and Contents

Typescript carbon copy of an essay considering the role the National Christian Council.
 

"Protest of Ransomed Americans" 1923 May

Scope and Contents

Typescript carbon copy transcribed from the China Press, of a speech written for Anne Alter Fearm at the Shaghai Town Hall.
 

"The Purpose of Life" 1934 August 24

 

"The Rise and Development of Protestant Missions in China" 1939 October 4

 

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano 1945 April 15

Scope and Contents

See also "Chapei Civil Assembly Speeches"
 

Sermons

 

Shanghai American School

Scope and Contents

See also Autobiographical writings, "Shanghai American School History."
 

"A Brief Chronology" 1936 June

 

Commencement address, Shanghai American School 1925

 

"The Growth of an Idea" undated

 

Notes for the History and Reunion Proposal undated

 

"Statement of Faith" 1906 May 7

Scope and Contents

Original typescript and carbon copy of the address given under examination for ordination. See also Autobiographical writings, "This I Believe" for explanatory notes.
 

"Trained, Tried, True" 1924 June 23

Scope and Contents

Original typescript and two carbon copies of a commencement address delivered at South China College.
 

"Union Church Sermons" 1918, 1922, and 1939

 

"The Use of Subsidies" 1933 February 17

 

"We Are the Pilgrims of Hope" 1945 November 22

Scope and Contents

Original typescript and carbon copy of a Thanksgiving Day address delivered at the Community Church of Shanghai.
 

"What Is the Present Status of the Protestant Enterprise in China?" circa 1937

 

"What Is Truth?" circa 1930

 

YMCA Annual Reports 1908-1910

 

SUBJECT FILE 1901-1966

Scope and Contents note

Charts, graphs, correspondence, notes, periodicals, arranged alphabetically by subject
box 4

Miscellaneous

 

American Association of China, Shanghai

 

Boynton, Leila Dozier - Correspondence

 

Cemetery lists

 

Beijing

 

Shanghai

 

Tientsin

 

Chinese-American Institute of Cultural Relations, Shanghai

 

Community Church of Shanghai

 

General

 

Announcements

 

Annual reports and financial statements

 

Governing Board

 

Membership 1938

 

Minutes

 

Parish bulletin

 

Parish scope

 

Women's Auxiliary

 

Consuls in China 1845-1935

 

Cross, Laura - Poetry

 

Education

 

Evacuation of China 1948

 

Floods

 

Hallock, Henry Galloway C.

 

Hensley, Reverend and Mrs. C. Marvin

 

Koreans in Shanghai

box 4

Maps

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence regarding the collecting of, Mattox, Dr. E.L.
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Maps (continued)

box 4

Miao, Chester S.

Scope and Contents

See also Post World War II, Correspondence, American Consulate.
 

Minute Man 1922

 

Missionaries in China circa 1910

box 5

Charts, diagrams

 

Correspondence

 

"The Future of Christian Missions in China"

Scope and Contents

Memorandum of informal discussions by a group of missionaries.
 

Lists

Scope and Contents

See also NOTEBOOKS.
 

Miscellaneous

 

General

 

Americans in Shanghai 1945 December 19

 

Chapei Civil Assembly Center

 

Gibbon's Catalogue's Monthly Supplement 1905-1903

 

Revisions

 

Moslems in China, N.E.Z. Pickens

 

National Christian Council of China, Shanghai

 

North China American 1935

 

Post World War II

 

Correspondence

 

Miscellaneous and fragments

 

American Consulate

 

Boynton, Edmund

 

Cross, Rowland M.

 

Decker, Dr. J.W.

 

Fairlield, Wynn G.

 

McKenna, James (re: repatriation)

 

Sakamoto, James G. (re: repatriation)

 

Wegener, R. (re: repatriation)

 

Shanghai - Celebrations, invitations

 

U.S. Forces, Shanghai, - Telephone directory 1946

box 6

Religious pamphlets

 

Robertson, Clarence H. "Robbie"

 

Shanghai Municipal Orchestra

 

Thanksgiving Services, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Shanghai

 

United Board of Christian Colleges, New York

 

General

 

Annual reports

 

New Horizons

 

United Church Board for World Missions newsletter

 

Wheaton Alumni Quarterly 1964 Summer

 

Women's Groups, Shanghai

 

YMCA

Scope and Contents

See also SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, YMCA Annual Reports.
 

CHAPEI CIVIL ASSEMBLY CENTER 1943-1945

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, minutes, periodicals, service prayers, arranged alphabetically by subject. See also SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, Chapei speeches, and nominating speech for H.F. Kay; SUBJECT FILE, Missionaries, Chapei, and Miao, Chester S.; NOTEBOOKS
box 6

Assembly Times 1943-1945

 

Bulletin, American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society

 

Correspondence

 

Miscellaneous

 

Boynton, Edmund C.

 

Damsgaard, Alexis and Dorothy

 

Dozier, Mary Boynton (Mrs. Barton)

 

Morgan, Edith

 

Wechsler, Rudolf

 

Woodward, Peggy Anddibark

 

Examinations held by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate 1944-1945

 

Minute book of Protestant Church (transcribed)

 

Notes

 

Service prayers during internment

 

Transcripts of small notebooks

Scope and Contents

See NOTEBOOKS for original copies.
 

SHANGHAI AMERICAN SCHOOL 1912-1963

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, minutes, notes, periodicals, prospecti, arranged alphabetically by subject. See also SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, Shanghai American School; NOTEBOOKS, student enrollment lists and school newspaper
box 7

Alumni

 

Construction

 

Correspondence

 

Curriculum

 

Enrollment lists

Scope and Contents

See also CORRESPONDENCE, Westbrook, Louise and Hart; NOTEBOOKS.
 

General

 

Prior to CLB's administration

 

1912-1941

 

Financial records

 

History - Correspondence

 

General

 

Anderson, Colena

 

Bartlett, Willard W.

 

Merwin, Wallace

 

Minutes

 

Notes

 

Origins and dedication

 

Post war reopening

 

Prospecti and other printed matter

 

Reunion, Class of 1936

 

Shanghai American 1935-1937

 

Status reports

 

NOTEBOOKS AND MISCELLANEOUS 1910-1945

Scope and Contents note

Contains address books, Chapei camp notes, guest books, lists of missionaries and students, and personal notes
box 8

Notebooks compiled by Boynton

box 9

Notebooks (continued) and lists

box 12

Notebooks (continued)

box 13

Guestbook

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

envelope A

30 prints depicting Charles Luther Boynton and his wife, mostly in Shanghai, China, with friends and colleagues of the National Christian Council of China, the China Continuation Committee, the Chinese YMCA, the Shanghai American School, the China Amsterdam Youth Conference Delegation, the American Women's Club, the Phi Beta Kappa Officers' Association, the H.S.S. Galveston sailors, and the U.S. Army. Includes one print of Chiang Kai-shek and Madame Chiang Kai-shek, as well as many other Chinese acquaintances 1916-1941

envelope B

13 prints depicting Peking, 1920; Shanghai, 1939-1940; Kuling, 1909; and 3 negatives of a refugee camp after a typhoon, 6 July 1939

 

INCREMENTAL MATERIALS

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Materials not yet described

box 11

Materials not yet described

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Materials not yet described