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Guide to the Topping, William Hill: Diaries
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  • Overview of the Collection
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  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Topping, William Hill: Diaries
    Dates: 1947-1968
    Identification: CFT00014
    Creator: Topping, William Hill
    Physical Description: 0.50
    Alternate Extent Statement: 1 Box
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
    135 N. Oakland Avenue
    Pasadena, CA, 91182-0002
    URL: http://library.fuller.edu/archives/
    Email: archives@fuller.edu
    Phone: (626) 584-5311
    Fax: (626) 584-5613
    Abstract: William Hill Topping was born in 1885 in Maberley, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Topping arrived in Foochow, China in November 1911 supported by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. He served there from 1911-1947 in various capacities including teacher, District Secretary and Associate General Secretary of the Mid-Fukien Synod of the Church of Christ in China. He retired to Whittier California in 1947.

    Administrative History:

    William Hill Topping was born in 1885 in Maberley, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Topping arrived in Foochow, China in November 1911 supported by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. He served there from 1911-1947 in various capacities including teacher, District Secretary and Associate General Secretary of the Mid-Fukien Synod of the Church of Christ in China. He retired to Whittier California in 1947.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Corporate Name:

    Churches of Christ

    Geographic Name:

    China
    Fuzhou (Fujian)

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Access:

    Supervised use only

    Related Materials:

    For more on W.H. Topping see the China Missionaries Collections: Grace Rowley papers and China Missionaries Oral History Project in the Special Collections of Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California, 1970.

    Scope and Contents

    The Collection consists of 16 daily diaries kept by Mr. Topping after his retirement, from 1947 to 1968. Entries include references to speaking engagements and churches attended in Whittier and other Los Angeles area cities, as well as lists of correspondents, expenses and occasional notes on lectures attended.