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Title Five letters dated 1935 from missionaries in China: "G.W.E.H.", Emma Boose Tucker, and Mabel I. Huggins
Scanning Technician Kendra Yates
Collection Number and Name Accn1107 bx 3 fd 16
Description 1. Letter (1 page) dated 31 January 1935 from "G.W.E.H." of Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Emery and Minnie Ellis, inquiring whether they might speak at an upcoming training course on missions; other news relating to stamp collecting; China famine stamps are in demand; 2. Letter (3 pages) dated 1 September 1935 from Emma B. Tucker at Chaotung, China; to her children, recapping recent medical work, including attempted suicides; ease of procuring opium; shorthanded in the medical lab; other health problems, including tapeworm; Dr Woods back from vacation; construction work on the new hospital; a Chinese general may help the work and invites the missionaries to a feast; a Miao student won honors and impressed Chiang Kai Shek; 3. Letter (3 pages) dated 15 September 1935 from Emma B. Tucker at Chaotung, Yunnan Province, with further reports of medical work, including burns, meningitis, rat bites and parasites; campaign against spitting in public; an aviator named Black visits area; horseback recreation; Dr Tucker involved in hospital construction; Movements and marriages of other missionaries: Ted Moody and Beatrice Eagle; Cathie Dymond May (appendix removal); Dr. Woods; Dr. Ted Stevenson; Elinor Danton Reischauer; Eric Barton and Doris Powell; Grace Parker and Rev. Wright; son Arthur's camp work before medical school; 4. Letter (1 page) dated 29 September 1935 from Emma B. Tucker at Chaotung to her children, with more medical stories, including bowel trouble from food poisoning; amebic dysentery; malaria; 5. The Red Ink Bottle III: Newsletter (2 pages) dated 18 November 1935 from Mabel I. Huggins at Peiping on activities at the Yu Ying school where she taught; her heart troubles called for rest; will be going on furlough to U.S.
Creator Tucker, Emma Boose, 1870-1971
Subject Missionaries, Medical--China--Correspondence; Medicine--China--20th century; Public health--China--20th century; Hospitals--China--Zhaotong; Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975; China--Description and travel; Tucker family--Correspondence
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Contributors Huggins, Mabel I.
Date 1935
Format application/pdf
Type Text
Identifier 1107-03-16 (Correspondence, 1935)
Rights Management This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Manuscripts Division, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Metadata Cataloger Poorna Chandra; Ken Rockwell
ARK ark:/87278/s6w37x0f
Setname uum_sbts
Date Created 2010-07-22
Date Modified 2011-11-01
ID 1013374
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Date Created 2010-07-22
Date Modified 2010-07-22
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