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COLLECTION Identifier: A-155

Papers of Grace Morrison Boynton, 1925-1951


Diaries and diary transcripts, correspondence, etc., of Grace Morrison Boynton, missionary and educator.


  • Creation: 1925-1951


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Grace Morrison Boynton is held by her grand-niece, Grace Morrison Boynton II. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


1.46 linear feet (3+1/2 file boxes)

This collection consists almost entirely of the diaries and transcripts of diaries of Grace Morrison Boynton, 1925-1951, written mostly while she was a missionary-educator in China. There is a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Boynton.


Missionary educator in China, Grace Morrison Boynton was a teacher and dean at Yenching University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 668

Gift of Miss Grace Morrison Boynton, 46 Powder House Road, Medford 55, Massachusetts. Received December 1963.


  1. Box 1: Folders 1-10
  2. Box 2: Folders 11-23
  3. Box 3: Folders 24-29
  4. Box 4: Folders 30-32
Boynton, Grace Morrison, 1890-1970. Papers of Grace Morrison Boynton, 1925-1951: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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