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China (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Dr Lewis Paton album of missionary work in China

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H
Scope and Contents Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1889 - 1897
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Mr Wales, Mr Thompson, Dr Grant, Dr Paton, Mr Watson, Dr Howie, Dr Macleish, Mrs Thomspon, Cecil, Miss Johnston, Miss Green, Mrs Howie (taken by Dr Howie, Aug. 1892), 1892-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/38
Scope and Contents Group of missionaries photographed (presumably with a string attachment) by Dr Howie. The Rev. Alex McLeish served for twelve years as both minister and doctor at Amoy, until invalided in 1895, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 304, 329, 243. Jessie Johnston came to China in 1885 and was active in educational work until invalided in 1904. She died in 1907 and a new school was named after her in 1911...
Dates: 1892-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[The Paton family at Chin Chew (Quanzhou ?) doctor's house], 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/99
Scope and Contents

100 x 140 mm. Dr B.L. Paton is holding his youngest son, Henry Oldham Paton (born 20 August 1909); standing next to him is Mrs Janet Paton. In front are John McFie Paton (born 23 March 1907, died 1975) and Robert Lewis Paton, donor of this collection (born 25 September 1905).

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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