Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Hunter Corbett and Harold F. Smith papers, 1862-1948, bulk 1862-1930

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 5799092 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Corbett, Hunter, 1835-1920 ; Smith, Harold Frederick
Title Hunter Corbett and Harold F. Smith papers, 1862-1948, bulk 1862-1930
Physical Description 4 linear feet (4 linear feet 8 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description https://library.columbia.edu/resolve/clio5799092
Access

Collection open for research by appointment.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 1 series.

Description

Scope and content

The majority of the collection consists of diaries, correspondence, reports and pamphlets (mainly in English) covering the missionary and educational work in China of Hunter Corbett and Harold F. Smith. Also includes some photographs and a collection of printed and ms copied items in Chinese, 1885-1948.

Using the Collection

The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Restrictions on Access

Collection open for research by appointment.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, The 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"
Corbett, Hunter, 1835-1920 -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, Harold Frederick -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Hunter Corbett was a pioneer Presbyterian missionary in Chefoo, China.

Harold F. Smith was Corbett's son-in-law and a teacher at the Chefoo School and the Cheloo University in China.