The Chinese Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Special Collections
Dates: 1903, 1915-1916
Extent: 3 boxes (3.9 linear feet)
Language(s): English, Chinese
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.

Scope and Content

This is a constructed collection including material related to the missionary work of Charles Edgar Patton (Princeton Theological Seminary Class of 1899); as well as a manuscript of the Old Testament, translated into Chinese in 1862.

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Subjects

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.--Missions--Archives.

Missions--China--Archival resources.

Bible. O.T. Chinese. 1862.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.

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Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was organized and the original finding aid was written in the spring of 1993, by Douglas F. Denné, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited in March of 2009 by Sarah Seraphin.

Access

There are no special restrictions to access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.

Use of Materials

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Chinese Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

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Contents

Box 1
1:1 "Official Proclamation," to the effect that the chapel "Gospel Hall" is for benevolent purposes and by treaty right should by protected from molestation (Kochow, China, 1915, Charles E. Patton.) Letter head: The China Council, Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., the Missions Building, Shanghai, Room 519.
1:2 Chinese maritime customs clearance sheet (Kochow 1916, Charles E. Patton).
Box 2
2:1 Note to: "Official Proclamation," (Kochow 1915, Charles E. Patton).
2:2 Note to: Chinese maritime customs clearance sheet (Kochow 1916, Charles E. Patton).
2:3 Provenance notes for the manuscript in 3:1.
Box 3
3:1 Portion of a manuscript of the Old Testament, translated into Chinese (1862). Presented by Ms. Josephine M. Culbertson, 1906.

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