The Albert Andrew Fulton (China Missions) Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Fulton, A. A. (Albert Andrew), 1849-1934
Dates: 1893-1922
Extent: 1 box (1.1 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.

Biographical Information

Albert Andrew Fulton was educated at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and Union Theological Seminary in New York. Following additional studies in Europe, Dr. Fulton was ordained by the Presbytery of Brooklyn (PCUSA) in 1880 and immediately began missionary work in Canton, China. Dr. Fulton served in China for over forty years, retiring in 1922. He was awarded the honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the College of Wooster.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of 30 volumes of Dr. Fulton's personal journal. Each volume covers one year, from 1893 to 1922. A small file folder of miscellaneous items related to Dr. Fulton was collected by the archives and added to the collection.

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Subjects

Fulton, A. A. (Albert Andrew), 1849-1934--Diaries.

Missionaries--China--Diaries.

Missions--China.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.

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Administrative Information

Processing Information

The provenance of this collection is unknown. It was stored in the library for many years prior to being formally accessioned as a manuscript collection in March of 1996. The collection was organized and the original finding aid was written in September of 1996, by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist.

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 Albert Andrew Fulton (China Missions) Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

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Related Material

See Also the Following Material in Special Collections:

The M.S. Culbertson Manuscript Collection (Chinese Bible)

The Belle Sparr Luckett Manuscript Collection (Korea)

The Samuel Hugh and Eileen Flower Moffett Manuscript Collection (China and Korea)

The Scott Family Manuscript Collection (China)

The Thomas F. Torrance Manuscript Collection (China)

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