Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Charles Luther Boynton papers, 1897-1964, bulk 1910-1945

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 5798989 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Boynton, Charles Luther, 1881-1967
Title Charles Luther Boynton papers, 1897-1964, bulk 1910-1945
Physical Description 26 linear feet (26 linear feet 52 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description https://library.columbia.edu/resolve/clio5798989
Access

Collection open for research by appointment. The collection is unrestricted with the exception of the file drawers of index cards which cannot be handled for preservation reasons. It should be noted that significant portions of this collection are very fragile and requests for copies may be restricted as a result.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 4 series: 1. China missionaries lists, 1807-1942; 2. National Christian Council of China records, 1913-1950; 3. Other community services, 1918-1946; 4. Biographical and miscellaneous material.

Description

Summary

The majority of the collection consists of bound volumes of missionary recordkeeping and statistics, including directories of Protestant missionaries in China, and reports from the National Christian Council of China. Also included are personal correspondence, biographical and autobiographical writings, and clippings from magazines and newspapers.

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Restrictions on Access

Collection open for research by appointment. The collection is unrestricted with the exception of the file drawers of index cards which cannot be handled for preservation reasons. It should be noted that significant portions of this collection are very fragile and requests for copies may be restricted as a result.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Boynton, Charles Luther, 1881-1967 -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missionaries -- China Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missions -- China Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
National Christian Council of China -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Charles Luther Boynton was a Union Theological Seminary alumnus, a Baptist missionary to China, a member of the China Continuation Committee, Secretary of the National Christian Council of Churches, and a founding member of the Shanghai American School and of the Community Church of Shanghai.