Series 3
China missions, 1859-1917
Boxes 24- 25

Scope and Content Note

This series contains material relating to the administration of the China missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South from 1860-1904. Young John Allen served as a missionary and eventually superintendent of these missions. The series includes annual mission reports, financial records, curriculum notes, architectural drawings, contracts, and minutes from missionary board meetings. Some mission reports may also be found with Allen's outgoing correspondence in Series 1: Correspondence. Published items relating to the missions in China, including pamphlets and clippings, are located in Series 4: Printed Material.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
24 1 Anglo-Chinese College financial records, 1884-1887
24 2 Anglo-Chinese College reports, 1883-1890
24 3 Anglo-Chinese College class rosters, undated
24 4 Anglo-Chinese College unidentified Chinese-language material
24 5 Architectural drawings and building plans
24 6 Architectural drawings of Allen's home in China
24 7 Board of Missions agendas and minutes,1860-1898
24 8 China Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South Articles of Incorporation, 1903
24 9 Committee on Educational Adjustment of Existing Schools, 1899
24 10 Constitution of the Board of Trustees for the Educational Work in the China Mission Conferences, undated
24 11 Curriculum notes, undated
24 12 English language instruction notes
24 13 Financial records - account book, 1859-1863
24 14 Financial records - banking book, 1892-1893
24 15 Financial records - budgets and financial reports, undated
24 16 Financial records - budgets and financial reports, 1863-1889
24 17 Financial records - receipts, 1865-1879
24 18 Financial records - receipts, 1880-1889
24 19 Financial records - receipts, 1890-1894
24 20 Financial records - receipts, 1895-1899
24 21 Financial records - receipts, 1900-1910
24 22 Financial records - receipts, 1913-1917
25 1 Financial records [in Chinese], undated
25 2 High School Teachers' meeting minutes, 1883
25 3 Land contracts and purchases, 1862-1886
25 4 Mission reports, 1859-1883
25 5 Mission reports, 1885
25 6 Mission reports, 1887-1888
25 7 Mission reports, 1890-1900
25 8 Missionary rosters, 1848-1889
25 9 Preamble and Resolutions Regarding the Status of Missionaries in China, 1899
25 10 Publishing activities
25 11 Statistical reports, undated
25 12 Statistical reports, 1882
25 13 School and Textbook committee, 1904
25 14 Society for the Diffusion of Christian Knowledge minutes, undated
25 15 United States Consulate General circular concerning French missions, 1895
25 16 Woman's Board of Missions minutes, 1883-1900
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