Inventory of the George B. Barbour papers

Finding aid prepared by Lyalya Kharitonova
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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© 2008


Title: George B. Barbour papers,
Date (inclusive): 1911-1965
Date (bulk): 1911-1934
Collection Number: 73071
Creator: Barbour, George B.
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope, 1 motion picture film reel (1 linear foot)
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, post cards, drawings, and a film, relating to political and social conditions in China, missionary service in China, and university education in China.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George B. Barbour papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1973.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

George B. Barbour was an American geologist, missionary, and educator in China from 1920 to 1932.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, photographs, post cards, drawings, and a film, relating to political and social conditions in China, missionary service in China, and university education in China.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Education--China.
Missionaries.
Missions--China.
Motion pictures.
Young Men's Christian associations.

Box-folder 1 : 1

"Introduction to a collection of family letters concerning missionary work in China," circa 1965

Box-folder 1 : 2-7

Family letters concerning missionary work in China, 1911-1929

Box-folder 2 : 1-4

Family letters concerning missionary work in China, 1929-1934

Envelope A

5 photos, 27 drawings; and 4 post cards of scenic and cultural sites in China. Includes photo of trackers path along the Yangtze Gorge and one photo of Barbour family members, circa 1920

Film shelf

Motion picture film relating to political and social conditions in China, circa 1920