Contents and Arrangement

TN inventory, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of letters written by Newton (1887-1915) to her family while she served as a missionary with the Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in Peking and Paotingfu, China. Several of these letters together with a journal include Newton's personal accounts of the Boxer Rebellion in 1900. The collection also includes a small selection of speeches and addresses written by Newton, miscellaneous material relating to the Boxer Rebellion, a diary (1910-1911), photographs of Newton and Chinese scenes, Chinese paintings on silk depicting trades, Chinese paper cuttings, pamphlets in Chinese, and assorted memorials and tributes on the occasion of Newton's death in 1915.

The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: ALS = autograph letter signed, TLS = typed letter signed, ANS = autograph note signed, TNS = typed note signed, and AMsS = autograph manuscript signed.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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:

TN inventory; China Papers of Grace Newton, C0520, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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