George and Marion Blydenburgh papers: 1920-1934 (bulk 1920-1931)
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Title: George and Marion Blydenburgh papers
Creator: Blydenburgh, George T., 1891-1954.
Inclusive dates: 1920-1934
Inclusive dates: 1998
Bulk dates: 1920-1931
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (in 5 boxes)
Extent: 1 oversize folder
Extent: 6,594 digital images
Missionaries to China, 1920-1931; George T. Blydenburgh was the superintendent of a new hospital in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province. Correspondence to family members describing daily life, family matters, and news of the hospital's progress; photographs, newspaper clippings, and glass lantern slides documenting the Blydenburgh family's experiences (bulk 1920-1931). Statements and descriptions of incidents related to military campaigns in Nanjing, Shanghai, and Nanchang. Writings and outlines about life in China (1921-1934). Annual reports from the Nanchang General Hospital (1924-1932). Publications from the Nanking [Nanjing] Language School (1921-1922). Scrolls of woodblock prints, calligraphy, and painting (circa 1920-1930).
Call number: 2017044 Aa 2 UAl
Language: The material is in English; select items in Chinese.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
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Finding aid created by Liz Gadelha, November 2017.