Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

William Edward Smith papers, 1897 -- 1936

William Edward Smith papers, 1897 -- 1936

This series is open for research.

6 boxes

This series contains diaries and notebooks written by Smith during his time in China, including the ephemera inserted into the pages such as correspondence, clippings, notes, and pamphlets. While many of the diaries have long blank sections, the entries and notes detail Smith's experience working as a missionary and a medical practitioner in west China.

This series is arranged in chronological order and by format.


Box 1 Folder 1 Diaries, 1897 -- 1898


Box 1 Folder 2 Diary and notebook, 1899


Box 1 Folder 3 Diary and notebook, 1899 -- 1900


Box 1 Folder 4 Letter record and diary, 1901 -- 1902


Box 1 Folder 5 Inserts from letter record, 1901


Box 1 Folder 6 Insert from diary, 1902


Box 2 Folder 1-2 Diaries, 1903 -- 1906


Box 2 Folder 3 Diary and notebook, 1907


Box 2 Folder 4-5 Diaries, 1908 -- 1911


Box 2 Folder 6-7 Inserts from diaries, 1903 -- 1904


Box 2 Folder 8 Insert from notebook, 1907


Box 3 Folder 1-2 Diaries, 1912 -- 1916


Box 3 Folder 3 Notebook and diary, 1916 -- 1917


Box 3 Folder 4 Notebook and diary, 1917 -- 1918


Box 3 Folder 5-8 Inserts from diaries, 1912 -- 1917


Box 3 Folder 9 Inserts from notebook, 1917


Box 3 Folder 10 Inserts from diary, 1918


Box 4 Folder 1-4 Diaries, 1919 -- 1927


Box 4 Folder 5-12 Inserts from diaries, 1919 -- 1927


Box 5 Folder 1 Diaries, 1928 -- 1929


Box 5 Folder 2 Diary and notebook, 1930


Box 5 Folder 3-4 Diaries, 1931 -- 1934


Box 5 Folder 5-11 Inserts from diaries, 1928 -- 1934


Box 6 Folder 1 Diaries, 1935 -- 1936


Box 6 Folder 2-3 Inserts from diaries, 1935 -- 1936


Box 6 Folder 4 Correspondence, 1912 -- 1936


Box 6 Folder 5 Notes and drafts, 1912 -- 1934