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- Cochran, Samuel, 1871-1952.
- China Papers of Samuel Cochran
- Manuscripts Division
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- 2 boxes and 0.6 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2
Consists of notes, letters, photographs, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of Samuel Cochran (Princeton Class of 1893) during the years (1898-1926) he served as a Presbyterian medical missionary in Hwaiyuan, Anhwei Province, China.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of notes, letters, photographs, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of Cochran (Princeton Class of 1893) during the years (1898-1926) he served as a Presbyterian medical missionary in Hwaiyuan, Anhwei Province, China. Letters to his mother, Anne Carter Cochran, form the bulk of the material, but there are also journals and notes kept by Cochran, and photographs of him, Hope Hospital, and Chinese friends in Hwaiyuan.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Cochran, Samuel, 1871-1952.
Samuel Cochran (Princeton Class of 1893) served as a Presbyterian medical missionary in Hwaiyuan, Anhwei Province, China, during the years from 1898 to 1926.
This collection was the gift of Mrs. William A. Buell in 1976.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
China Papers of Samuel Cochran; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Subject Terms:
- Missionaries, Medical -- China -- 20th century.
Mothers and sons -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Physicians -- China -- 20th century.
- Genre Terms:
- Letters -- 20th century.
Photographs -- China -- 20th century.
- Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions
Cochran, Anne Carter, 1845-1923.