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Evans, E. Joseph.


Biographical Statement

E. Joseph Evans (1886-1969) was born in Wales and came to the United States in 1906. He was pastor of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Brookline for 12 years, and later served as a missionary in different parts of the world. "During his clerical career," according to his obituary in the Boston Globe, "Dr. Evans lived in Palestine, Greece and China and had private meetings and audiences with many international leaders, including Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethopia, Generalissimo Chiang-Kai-Shek of China and President Syngman Rhee of Korea." Back in Massachusetts, Evans served as president of Union Rescue Mission and the Industrial Home of Boston for nearly two decades, according to the Globe, and was also associate pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Boston. Rev. Evans was married to Alice P. and had a son Charles.

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E. Joseph Evans Chinese Art Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-179
Scope and Contents

The E. Joseph Evans Chinese Art Collection is composed of approximately ten 19th century Chinese art pieces, including materials composed of glazed porcelain, molded bronze, hand-carved jade and ivory, and painted rock crystal.

Dates: Created: 1886-1969; Other: Date acquired: 2007