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COLLECTION — Multiple Containers Identifier: MS Am 2801

Arthur Greenwood Robinson papers on the Yung Wing Mission and YMCA work in North China

General Note

Collection includes photographs, reports and other printed material, and correspondence.


  • circa 1910-1962

Language of Materials

In English and Chinese.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.
A portion of this collection is shelved offsite. Retrieval requires advance notice. Check with Houghton Public Services staff.


3.25 linear feet (5 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Greenwood Robinson (1884-1964) was educated at Yale Divinity School and served as a missionary in China. He married Marian Rider, with whom he had four children.



Ownership and Custodial History

64M-160: Transfer from Chinese-Japanese Library of the Harvard Yenching Institute, 1965.
Ownership and Custodial History 65M-8: Gift of Reverend David Robinson, 1965.
Ownership and Custodial History 2011M-111: Transfer from Harvard-Yenching Library, 2012.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Robinson, Arthur Greenwood. Arthur Greenwood Robinson papers on the Yung Wing Mission and YMCA work in North China, circa 1910-1962 (MS Am 2801): Guide
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
November 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

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