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Charles Tudor Leber travel correspondence, 1944 -- 1953

Charles Tudor Leber travel correspondence, 1944 -- 1953

This series is open for research.

0.25 linear feet; 0.25 linear feet; 1 box

This series contains the correspondence of Charles Tudor Leber while on tour representing the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church from 1944-1945 and again in 1953. Leber's letters describe the countries, people, and social and economic environments he traversed, and illustrate the nature of travel and the work of missionaries in the mid-20th century. Locations visited include Japan, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Spain, Korea, Indonesia, India, Germany, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

This series is arranged chronologically.

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Box 1 Folder 1 MRL list of Leber correspondence, 1944-1945 tour, 1944 -- 1945


Box 1 Folder 2 1944 – 1945: Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuala [sic], 1944 -- 1945


Box 1 Folder 3 MRL list of Leber correspondence, 1953 tour, 1953


Box 1 Folder 4 July 1953: India, Pakistan, 1953


Box 1 Folder 5 August 1953: Berlin, West Berlin, East Sector of Berlin, Hamburg, Germany, Madrid Spain, 1953


Box 1 Folder 6 September 1953: Bangkok, Thailand, Tokyo, Japan, 1953


Box 1 Folder 7 October 1953: Taipeh [Taipei] Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Djakarta Indonesia, Philippines, Hiroshima, Baiko, Nagano Japan, 1953


Box 1 Folder 8 November 1953: Seoul Korea, Tokyo Japan, 1953