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Small Collection 041 Records of Hwa Nan College

Identifier: SCN-041

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a letter, several articles, and photographs, which contain information about the college or people connected with the college. The letter is dated 1930 and is by missionary Dorothea Keeney. She describes the inauguration of the college's first Chinese president, Lucy C. Wang; the school's commencement; and a wedding of one of the staff. One of the articles is by Lucy Wang and from the July 31 issue of Woman's Missionary Friend. It gives a brief sketch of the school's background and describes the careers of the graduates.


  • Created: 1920-1931

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biographical or Historical Information

Christian college; founded by Lydia A. Trimble of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Protestant Church, 1914; was one of the first women's colleges in South China; initially consisted of college preparatory classes, and added college classes in 1917; primary emphasis on education and medicine; chartered by the University of the State of New York, 1922; college probably closed or its association with the Women's Foreign Missionary Society terminated after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.


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Correspondence; Articles; Photographs other_unmapped