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Box/Folder 1 : 1

Biographical material and photographs

 

Diaries

Box 1

1908

Box 1

1911

Box 1

1912

Box 1

1913

Box 1

1914

Box 1

1915

Box 1

1916 (2 diaries)

Box 1

1918

Box 1

1919

Box 1

1920 (2 diaries)

Box 1

1921

Box 1

1922

Box 1

1923

Box 1

1924

Box 1

1925

Box 2

1908

Box 2

"A Journal for Occasional Impressions" diary, 1908-1915

Box 2

Diary of trip to Canton and Hankow, 1910

Box 2

1926 (2 diaries)

Box 2

1927 (2 diaries)

Box 2

1929 (3 diaries)

Box 2

Datebooks

Box 2

1917

Box 2

1928

Box 2

1931

Box 2

Shanghai College handbook (3 items), 1924-1925

Box 2

Passports and Chinese visas

Box 2

James Benjamin Webster (3 items), 1919, 1924-1925

Box 2

Alta Newby Webster, 1924

Box 2

Notebooks (3 items), 1931, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Printed material, undated

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Anderson, Elam, 1921-1926

Box/Folder 3 : 2

Apperson, Mell, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 3 : 3

American University in Cairo, 1928-1929

Box/Folder 3 : 4

A, 1919

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Bromley, Charled and Jane, 1915-1925

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Barker, Charlotte, 1918-1927

Box/Folder 3 : 7-8

B, 1912-1928

Box/Folder 3 : 9

College of the Pacific, 1926-1928

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Chambers, China Baptist Publication Society, 1910-1915

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Crocker, 1909-1927

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Calvary Baptist Church, 1908-1914

Box/Folder 3 : 13-15

C, 1911-1928

Box/Folder 4 : 1

C, 1923-1928

Box/Folder 4 : 2

College Executive Committee minutes, 1923-1925

Box/Folder 4 : 3

College Executive Committee minutes and materials, 1917-1921

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Dennoyer-Geppert Co., 1928

Box/Folder 4 : 5

E. P. Dutton & Co., 1922-1927

Box/Folder 4 : 6

D, 1919-1928

Box/Folder 4 : 7

E, 1916-1928

Box/Folder 4 : 8

F, 1913-1925

Box/Folder 4 : 9

Ginn and Co., 1920-1928

Box/Folder 4 : 10

G, 1912-1928

Box/Folder 5 : 1

Galt, 1920-1929

Scope and Content Note

Regarding American University of Cairo
Box/Folder 5 : 2-4

H, 1912-1928

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Hipps, 1919-1927

Box/Folder 5 : 6

Hobart, 1908-1922

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Institute for Social and Economic Research, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 8

Institute of Social and Religious Research, 1925-1929

Box/Folder 5 : 9

I, 1921-1929

Box/Folder 5 : 10

J, 1916-1925

Box/Folder 5 : 11

K, 1920-1928

Box/Folder 5 : 12-13

Love, J. F., 1916-1926

Box/Folder 6 : 1

L, 1913-1923

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Love conferences, notes and papers, 1919

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Cooperation on the Foreign Mission Field, 1913-1919

Box/Folder 6 : 4

Mitchell, S. C., 1913-1919

Box/Folder 6 : 5

M, 1913-1919

Box/Folder 6 : 6

National Council for Prevention of War, 1925-1928

Box/Folder 6 : 7

N, 1910-1927

Box/Folder 6 : 8

O, 1926

Box/Folder 6 : 9

Publishers, 1910-1928

Box/Folder 6 : 10

P, 1910-1928

Box/Folder 6 : 11

Runyan, Walter, 1925-1926

Box/Folder 6 : 12-13

Ray, T. B., 1914-1926

Box/Folder 7 : 1

R, 1914-1926

Box/Folder 7 : 2-3

Rawlinson, 1910-1928

Box/Folder 7 : 4

University of Richmond, 1923-1928

Box/Folder 7 : 5-8

Sheldon, 1908-1928

Box/Folder 8 : 1

Southern Baptist Convention, Foreign Mission Board, 1906-1926

Box/Folder 8 : 2-3

S, 1914-1927

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Tewkbury, 1912-1924

Box/Folder 8 : 5

T, 1912-1924

Box/Folder 8 : 6-9

W, 1915-1929

Box/Folder 8 : 10

Y, 1919-1925

Box/Folder 8 : 10

Z, 1918

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Assorted correspondece, 1926-1927

Box/Folder 9 : 2

Assorted correspondece, 1928-1929

Box/Folder 9 : 3

Assorted correspondece, 1929

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs
Box/Folder 9 : 4

Assorted correspondece: Medical, 1922-1928

 

Notebooks

Box 9

"Senior History," undated

Box 9

"Greek Notes on St. John," 1907-1908

Box 9

"Old Testament Interpretation," 1907-1908

Box 9

"Church History Notes," 1907-1908

Box 9

"Dr. Hobart, Christian Ethics," 1907-1908

Box 9

"Dr. Hobart, Church and Civil Law," 1907-1908

Box 9

"Criticisms of New Testament and Old Testament," 1907-1908

Box/Folder 10 : 1-2

Poetical books, Alta Newby lecture notes, undated

Box 10

"Pastoral Theology," 1907-1908

Box 10

Examinations

Box 10

"History of Education," 1910 May

Box 10

"History of Education," 1916 March

Box 10

"Fundamental Principles," 1916 March

Box 10

"Fundamental Principles #20," 1916 March

Box 10

"General Method," 1916 March 9

Box 10

"General Method," 1916 April 13

Box 10

Notebooks

Box 10

"Notes on New Testament and Old Testament," 1910

Box 10

"Analysis of Herbarium Plants," 1897

Box 10

"Chemistry," undated

Box 10

"Harmony of the Gospels," 1903

Box 10

"Compositions," undated

Box 10

"Studies in the Epistles of John," 1913

Box 10

"Studies in John's Gospels from Ch. 11:16," 1913

Box 10

"Studies in John's Gospels to Ch. 11:16," 1913

Box 10

"History of the Apolstolic Church," 1913

Box 10

"Sewing notes and Diary," 1905

Box 11

"Crozer Theological Seminary," undated

Box 11

"Notes from Teacher on Mateer's Lessons," undated

Box 11

"Old Testament Interpretation," 1907-1908

Box 11

"Lesson and Lecture Notes," undated

Box 11

"Biology," 1906

Box 11

"Crozer Theological Seminary," 1906

Box 11

"Prophecy, Biblical Theology," 1906

Box 11

"Assorted topics," 1906

Box 11

"Bibliography in Systematic Theology, Church History," 1908

Box 11

"Class Notes in Church History," undated

Box 11

"Isaiah, Dr. Taylor," 1907-1908

Box 11

"Notes on Church History from September 1900 to June 1901," undated

Box 11

"Lesson and Lecture Notes," undated

Boxes 12,47

"Lesson and Lecture Notes," undated

 

Notebook, 1898

 

"Crozer Theological Seminary, Volunteer band notes," 1907-1908

 

"Set of Physical Culture Examples," 1904-1905

 

"Speech Notes," undated

 

"Dr. Evans, Religions," undated

 

"Dr. Pollard, Homiletics," 1906-1908

 

"Sermons, Activities," 1894

 

"Compositions," undated

 

"Assorted classwork," (2 items) 1906

 

"French and Carpenter Work in Hartford Night School," 1916-1917

 

"History," (2 items) 1903-1905

 

Memo book, 1897

 

Cash book (account ledgers), 1902

 

Cash book (account ledgers), 1912-1913

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Bible readings, 1902

Box/Folder 12 : 2

Lecture notes, 1902

Box/Folder 13 : 1-2

Religious education in school and church, 1924

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Notes on Education 104, 1916-1924

Box/Folder 13 : 4

Chinese correspondence, 1919-1924

Box/Folder 13 : 5

South Dakota deeds, 1897-1899

Box/Folder 13 : 6-9

Lesson plans, 1920

Box 14

Notebooks

Box 14

Education, 1922

Box 14

"Preschool Age, Infancy Years," undated

Box 14

"Preschool Age, Kindergarten Years," undated

Box 14

"Comprehensive Program of Religious Education in the Local Church," undated

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Data regarding development of summer schools, 1918-1919

Box/Folder 14 : 2-6

Printed materials on Chinese education, 1915-1917

Box/Folder 15 : 1

Printed material on Chinese education (Contd.)

 

Subject file

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Esthetic, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Moral judgements, approval and disapproval, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Altruistic attitudes, undated

 

Religious attitudes

Box/Folder 15 : 5

Belief in God, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 6

Judgement of God's control of human affairs, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 7

Attitude toward God, reasons, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 8

Idea of prayer, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 9

Judgement of value of prayer, reasons, undated

 

Social interests

Box/Folder 15 : 10

Friendships, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 11

Group activities, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 12

Topics of conversation, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 13

Sex interests, marriage, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 14

Intellectual interests, Favorite reading material, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 14

Study summary, undated

Box/Folder 15 : 16

Readings and articles from Alta Newby Webster, 1915

Box/Folder 15 : 17

"Little Bennie Cowboy Stories," undated

Box/Folder 16 : 1

Working notes for manuscript, 1924-1928

Box/Folder 16 : 2

China Christian Education Association, 1917-1925

Box/Folder 16 : 3

Writings for sermons and lessons, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 4

Printed material, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 5

Collected writings, undated

 

A Survey of Chinese Adolescent Interests

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Method, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 7

Background, economic and religious, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 8

Activities, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 9

Play, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 10

Definite abilities, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 1

Vocation, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 2

Property, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 3

Animals, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 4

Persons, heroes and aversions, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 5

Introduction, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 6

Fears, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 7

Church history, foreign missions, and history of Methodism, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 8

Pentateuch and historical books, undated

Box/Folder 17 : 9

Church history notes, 1906-1907

Box/Folder 17 : 10

Shanghai College, Education department notes and data, 1923-1925

Box/Folder 17 : 11

James B. Webster Memorial Fund, 1931

Box/Folder 17 : 12

Condoldences regarding death of James B. Webster, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 18 : 1

Department of Education, College Curriculum Committee, 1918-1919

Box/Folder 18 : 2

Problems of Oriental education, notes, 1927

Box/Folder 18 : 3

Oriental civilization material, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 18 : 4

Oriental civilization, clippings and images, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 18 : 5

Printed material, 1926-1928

Box 18

Psychology notes and education binder, 1926-1928

Box/Folder 19 : 1

Visual education in religion, 1922-1923

Box/Folder 19 : 2-3

Notes on planning education in China, 1919-1920

Box/Folder 19 : 4

Education Department potential courses, 1921

Box/Folder 19 : 5

Data on development of education debt at colleges, 1918

Box/Folder 19 : 6

Theological education notes, 1918-1920

Box/Folder 19 : 7

College community cultivation, 1919-1920

Box/Folder 19 : 8-11

History of religious education movement in China, undated

Scope and Content Note

Folder 10 includes photographs
Box/Folder 20 : 1-2

Christian Education and the National Consciousness in China, manuscript, 1922

Box/Folder 20 : 3

Notes and manuscripts on Mohtse, 1927

Box/Folder 20 : 4-5

Motives, ideals and values in Christian education in China, 1917-1920

Box/Folder 20 : 6-7

Religious Education Committee materials, 1919-1920

Box/Folder 20 : 8

"Tabulation of Interest" records-Girls, 1919-1925

Box/Folder 20 : 9

"Tabulation of Interest" records-Boys, 1919-1925

Box/Folder 20 : 10

Correspondence regarding adolescent interest survey, 1925

Box/Folder 21 : 1

Printed material for Appendix, 1929

Box/Folder 21 : 2

Biographical file, 1908-1929

Box/Folder 21 : 3

Pi Gamma Mu, social science magazine, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 21 : 4

Pacific Coast Oriental contacts, 1926

Box/Folder 21 : 5

Presbyterian Ministers' Fund, 1916-1928

Box/Folder 21 : 6

James B. Webster writings and lectures, 1918-1924

Box/Folder 21 : 7-8

Psychology course materials, 1926-1927

Box/Folder 21 : 9

Problems of Oriental Education, research materials, 1922-1926

Box/Folder 21 : 10

Interrace studies and international education, plans and memoranda, 1923-1926

Box/Folder 21 : 11

Forms used in the Human Genetics Division, John Hopkins University, undated

Box/Folder 21 : 12

Articles in Preparation, 1916-1926

Box/Folder 22 : 1-4

A Survey of Chinese Adolescent Interests, 1925-1926

Box/Folder 22 : 5

Education in China, printed material, 1921-1922

Box/Folder 22 : 6

Popular material, Psychology education, 1920-1925

Box/Folder 22 : 7

Clippings on education and social condition in Japan, 1919

Box/Folder 22 : 8

Clippings on education in China and miscellaneous, 1920

Box/Folder 22 : 9

Clippings on education in the west, 1917-1920

Box/Folder 22 : 10

Chapel Talk materials, 1920

Box/Folder 22 : 11

Notes from Crozer Theological Seminary, 1923

Box/Folder 23 : 1-4

Course materials, Education 107, 1923-1924

Box/Folder 23 : 5

Honolulu conference materials, 1924-1925

Box/Folder 23 : 6

Curriculum correlation, 1923-1925

Box/Folder 23 : 7

Course materials, Education A, 1924

Box/Folder 23 : 8

A Survey of Chinese Adolescents, 1928

Box/Folder 24 : 1-2

A Survey of Chinese Adolescents (Contd.)

Box/Folder 24 : 3

Union Academy statements and correspondence, 1911-1913

Box/Folder 24 : 4

Religious education, printed material, 1914-1928

Box/Folder 24 : 5

Christian industry in China, National Christian Council, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 24 : 6-8

Course materials, Education 113 and 114 Group Method book, 1923-1924

Box/Folder 25 : 1-2

Course materials, Education 113 and 114 Group Method book (Contd.)

Box/Folder 25 : 3-4

Psychology material on the student strike, 1919-1920

Box/Folder 25 : 5

Sunday school nature study lessons, undated

Box/Folder 25 : 6

Psychology of religion data, 1919-1920

Box/Folder 25-26

Financial records

Box/Folder 25 : 7-8

Receipts from Shanghai, 1917-1921

Box/Folder 26 : 1-2

Checkbooks, 1908-1913

Box/Folder 26 : 3-8

China receipts and statements, 1907-1918

 

Subject file

Box/Folder 27 : 1

Art and literature, 1913-1914

Box/Folder 27 : 2

Christianity and industry in China, 1923

Box/Folder 27 : 3

China, general writings, 1919-1925

Box/Folder 27 : 4

Publisher correspondence, 1912

Box/Folder 27 : 5

Christian education in China, 1912-1925

Box/Folder 27 : 6

Maps depicting mission stations in China, undated

Box/Folder 27 : 7

China's foreign relations, 1910-1911

Box/Folder 27 : 8

Famine of 1910-1911, 1911

Box/Folder 27 : 9

Government, 1910-1914

Box/Folder 27 : 10

Politics and economics, 1912-1913

Box/Folder 27 : 11

Religion, 1912-1913

Box/Folder 27 : 12

Union Educational Commission of China, minutes, 1911-1914

Box/Folder 27 : 13

Science and education, 1911

 

Writings

Box/Folder 27 : 14

"Pawnshops and Opium in China," undated

Box/Folder 27 : 15

"The Capture of Purple Mountain and the Fall of Nanking," 1911

Box/Folder 27 : 16

"The Fall of Nanking," circa 1911

Box/Folder 27 : 17

"A Glimpse of the Advance on Peking," 1912

Box/Folder 27 : 18

"Things Chinese," 1913

Box/Folder 27 : 19

Miscellaneous clippings, 1911-1913

 

Photographs

Envelope A

28 photos of scenes of the Chinese Revolution and of daily life and cultural sites in China, 1911-1912

Map case

3 mounted photos, 9 oversize, 4 prints, undated

 

Incremental materials, 1902-2003

Box 28

Photographs, 1902-1930

Scope and Content Note

Includes miscellaneous revolution photographs from Chongqing and Nanjing (1911), early photographs of James Webster, portraits of James Webster and Alta Newby Webster, Webster family photographs, other missionaries in China, and cartes de visite of Chinese students
Box/Folder 29 : 1-6

Correspondence, 1913-1926

Box/Folder 29 : 7

"Little Bennie Cowboy Stories," manuscripts, 1923

Box/Folder 29 : 8

Biographical materials, 1929

Box/Folder 30 : 1-3

Mission Board correspondence, incoming and outgoing, 1908-1926

Box/Folder 30 : 4-5

Mission information, 1920-1935

Box/Folder 30 : 6-10

Letters from E. M. Jeter, photocopies, 1917-1923

Box 31

Binder of materials on Alta Almira Newby, 1909-1938

Scope and Content Note

Includes transcripts of letters, photocopies of photographs, and biogrpahical materials
Box 31

James B. Webster and Alta A. Newby biographical materials

Scope and Content Note

Relates mostly to their wedding and honeymoon
Box 31

"Travels with Martha Esther Webster 1915-1930"

Box 31

Correspondence of Carleton Mabee and Esther Webster Howse regarding China, 1924, 1995-1996

Box 32

Correspondence, 1904-1914

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs and negatives. Includes correspondence of wife, Alta Newby
Box/Folder 33 : 1-3

Correspondence, 1904-1914

Box/Folder 33 : 4-5

Letters to Alta Newby from James B. Webster, 1911-1912

Box/Folder 34 : 1-4

Letters to Alta Newby from James B. Webster, 1911-1912

Box/Folder 34 : 5

Correspondence, 1912-1957

Box 45

Correspondence, 1912-1957

Box 46

Correspondence, 1912-1957

Box 35

Chinese Bible, 1914

Box 35

Chinese Hymnal prepared by Rev. H. Blodget and Rev. C. Goodrich, 1909

Box 35

Crozer Theological Seminary bulletin, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Includes tribute to James B. Webster
Box 35

Songs of Cathay compiled by T. Z. Koo, undated

Box 35

Shanghai College yearbook, 1925

Box 36

Alta Newby Webster guestbook, 1923-1934

Box 36

Interests of Chinese Students. Vol. 1 Studies in Education and Psychology by James B. Webster, 1932

Box 36

"The Story of the Univeristy of Shanghai from the Year 1906 to the Year 1934"

Box 36

Glass lantern slides depicting scenes from children's stories, undated

Box 36

Ribbons and medals from Butte [Montana] Miners Union and Western Federation of Miners, undated

Box/Folder 37 : 1

Photographs of Webster family and others, 1922-1923

Box/Folder 37 : 2-3

Materials used by Alta Newby Webster in her teaching and supervising, 1941, undated

Box/Folder 37 : 4

German mark and list of Chinese dynasties, undated

Scope and Content Note

Hand painted Chinese poster moved to Box 44
Box/Folder 37 : 5

Seals taken from doors of the Baldwin Memorial school after forced evacuation during riots and cash ticket, 1906

Box/Folder 37 : 6

University of the Pacific correspondence, 1926

Box/Folder 37 : 7

Alta Newby speech notes, undated

Box/Folder 37 : 8

Copper reliefs and sketches, undated

Box/Folder 37 : 9

Photographs depicting Shanghai College and families of instructors, 1925

Box/Folder 37 : 10

Alta Newby Webster correspondence, narrative of sixty-mile walk through China, and copies of photographs, 1907-1912

Box/Folder 37 : 11

Mali Lee [Ma Li] letters and photographs before and during the war in Shanghai and Nanking, 1937-1938

Box/Folder 37 : 12

Alta Newby Webster commemorative diploma from Wesleyan College, 1949

Box/Folder 37 : 13

Notes and observations, undated

Box/Folder 37 : 14

Letter from Mirian Mabee undated

Box/Folder 37 : 15

Missionary education in China printed materials and clippings, 1910-1923

Box/Folder 37 : 16

Photographs of the Webster and Newby families, 1912-1914

Box/Folder 37 : 17

Writings and research materials, 1929, 2003

Box 37

3 glass plate negatives

Box 38

Postcards from China and the United States, 1910-1922

Box 39

Postcards from China and the United States, 1903-1927

Box 39

Chinese vocabulary flash cards, undated

Box 39

Notebook of Alta Newby Webster filled with inspirational clippings and jokes, undated

Box 39

Soong, Maying. The Art of Chinese Paper Folding for Young and Old, 1948

Box 39

James B. Webster biographical materials, 1929-1930

Scope and Content Note

Includes condolences and memorial service pamphlets
Box 39

Letters from the Hoover Company regarding donation of vaccuums to Shanghai College, 1923-1924

Box 39

Classroom materials and correspondence, 1949

Box 39

Diplomas of Alta Newby and James B. Webster, 1906-1908

 

Photographs and photo albums

Box 40

"Scenes from Chinese life"

Box 40

"Kuling"

Box 40

"Scenery"

Box 40

"Honolulu and other places"

Box 41

James B. Webster and Alta Newby family photos, 1907-1908

Box 41

Mission work in China, circa 1911

Box 42

Negatives of family photographs, Sunday school, Alta Newby before and after her wedding, and others

Box 42

Conference on Religious Education, Shanghai College, program and publications, circa 1923

Box 42

"Student Ministry to Children: Manual for Teachers in Daily Vacation Bible Schools," 1919

Box 42

Outlines for Mothers' Meetings, 1924

Box 42

Conference of Christian Colleges and Universities, Nanking, notes, programs, and other materials, 1924 February

Box 43

Photographs of mission work in Nanchang and Shanghai, 1903-1920

Box 44

"Industrial and Natural Resources in China," hand drawn map with samples of resources glued to corresponding region, undated

Box 44

Hand painted Chinese poster, undated

Box 44

Cartoon sketches and statistical figures related to education in China undated

Map case

Black and white panoramic photograph of Shanghai College graduates, classes 1923-1928, with James B. Webster at the center, circa 1928

Map case

Ink drawing by Walter G. Yip depicting an education race, with China and the Middle East in last place and the United States crossing the finish line, 1919