Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Abbe Livingston Warnshuis papers, 1877-1963, bulk 1910-1958

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 6277110 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Warnshuis, A. L (Abbe Livingston), 1877-1958
Title Abbe Livingston Warnshuis papers, 1877-1963, bulk 1910-1958
Physical Description 1 Linear Feet (16.75 320 folders in 8 file drawers 2 boxes 1 oversize box linear feet)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description https://resolver.library.columbia.edu/clio6277110

The collection is open to researchers by appointment.



The collection is divided into 19 series: 1. Personal affairs, 1877-1957; 2. Biographical[1868]-1963; 3. Amoy period, 1864-1915; 4. Shanghai period, 1915-1920; 5. National Christian Council of China, 1921-1940; 6. International Missionary Council period, 1921-1942; 7. Retirement: Early period, 1942-1944; 8. European trip, 1944; 9. Retirement: Middle period, 1945-1951 10. Retirement: Later period, 1952-1958; 11. Long range interests, 1942-1958; 12. Atricles, sermons, speeches and background material[1916]-[1950]; 13. General correspondence, 1916-1958; 14. Notes and writings, 1885-1955; 15. Notes, photographs, and personal correspondence, 1945-1948; 16. Correspondence with E.C. Lobenstine, 1917-1919; 17. Missionary work and education in China, 1915-1950; 18. Presbyterian Church Union and Church of Christ in China, 1905-1962; 19. Oversize materials, 1920.



Includes correspondence; diaries; notes for lectures; sermons; articles, minutes, memoranda, and other papers related to Warnshuis' work with the International Missionary Council, the National Council of Churches of China, the World Council of Churches and the Reformed Church in America; and numerous international committees on religious liberty.

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The collection is open to researchers by appointment.

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Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
China -- Religious life and customs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Freedom of religion -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International Missionary Council Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missions -- China Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
National Christian Council of China Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reformed Church in America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Warnshuis, A. L (Abbe Livingston), 1877-1958 -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World Council of Churches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zhonghua Jidu jiao hui Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Reformed Church in America missionary in China.