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Newly Available Collection: Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith collection of Korean missionary materials

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Roy K. Smith (1885-1958) was a Presbyterian medical missionary in Korea, in Seoul and Mason. His wife was Lura McLane Smith (1885-1979). Collection includes correspondence, newsletters, newspapers, a radio script, US Army Intelligence reports, press releases, and pamphlets.

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Guide to the Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith Collection of Korean Missionary Materials

Newly Available Collection: Alice R. Appenzeller correspondence

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Alice R. Appenzeller (1885-1946), born in Korea to pioneer Methodist missionary parents, also became a missionary and president of Ewha Woman’s College in Korea. The collection (1909-1940) contains correspondence by Appenzeller, including letters sent from Korea.

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Guide to the Alice R. Appenzeller Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Edna Lawrence papers

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Edna Lawrence worked with the Presbyterian Mission Hospital in Taegu, Korea. The collection (1905-1954) contains letters and other papers mostly relating to Presbyterian missions in Korea.

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Guide to the Edna Lawrence Papers

Newly Available Collection: Clifton Pease papers

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Clifton Pease (1884-1937) was a Seattle publicist, and radio program writer with a special interest in Asia. The collection contains radio scripts and interviews, diaries from when Pease served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (1917-1919), and a diary from a trip to Japan, Korea, and China (1929), 1917-1938.

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Guide to the Clifton Pease Papers

Newly Available Collection: Owen Nickerson Denny correspondence

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Owen Nickerson Denny (1838-1900) was an Oregon attorney and county judge who also served as the adviser to the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The collection (1886-1890) contains a letterpress copy book of semi-official and personal correspondence and a published volume of his edited letters.

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Guide to the Owen Nickerson Denny Correspondence

Newly available collection: Asian Studies Program records

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Established in 1942, the Asian Studies Program at the University of Oregon is one of the oldest interdisciplinary programs in the United States to focus on Asia. The collection contains files on the Pacific Rim Studies center, program evaluation, outreach to public schools, funding and grant proposals, essay contests, correspondence, and committee and department meeting minutes, 1966-1982.

Call number: UA 138

Asian Studies Program Records

Check out: John Y. Crothers papers

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

John Y. Crothers (1881-) was a Presbyterian missionary teacher in Korea at Taegu (1909), Andong (1910-1941 and 1947-1951), and Karuizawa, Japan (1950). The collection includes correspondence, publications, and photographs that reflect his work as a missionary.

Call number: Coll 159

Guide to the John Y. Crothers Papers

Check out: Grace Terrell papers

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Grace Terrell was a Christian missionary and teacher at a girl’s school in Seoul, Korea (later, South Korea), from 1931 to 1966. This collections consists almost entirely of correspondence Terrell received during those years from family, fellow missionaries, and students.

Call number: Ax 264

Guide to the Grace Terrell Papers

Check out: J. Christy Wilson papers

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

J. Christy Wilson (d. 1973) was a Christian missionary, circa 1951-1966. The collection includes Round Robin letters, minutes of the United Presbyterian Church Korean Mission and the General Assembly Department of Cooperative Work, a collection of periodicals including Bible Society News, Korea Bible Magazine, and Korean pamphlets, additionally a sound recording of the voice of Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer.

Call number: Coll 161

Guide to the J. Christy Wilson Papers

Check out: Vera Frances Ingerson papers

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Vera F. Ingerson (b. 1890) was a Presbyterian missionary and nurse who served in Korea from 1916-1942, and Colombia from 1942-1957, and toured Europe and Siberia in 1931. The collection contains a variety of personal and business papers, highlighted by images and stories of Korea during of wartime and civil unrest.

Call number: Ax 516

Guide to the Vera Frances Ingerson Papers