|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
Arranged in 4 series: 1. Provenance, 1945-1950; 2. YMCA records and reports, 1904-1941; 3. Writings and correspondence[192?]-1944; 4. Lyon's writings and Confucianism project, 1923-1939.
This collection largely consists of reports and writings related to the work of the YCMA in China, although other missionary enterprises are represented as well. It also contains unpublished material on Lyon's study of Confucianism.
Using the Collection
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Restrictions on Access
Collection open for research by appointment.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
David Willard Lyon was a Presbyterian minister and founder of the first student YMCA in China and executive of the National Committee of the Chinese YMCA from 1901 until 1930.