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The Resource Arthur William Hummel papers

Arthur William Hummel papers

Label
Arthur William Hummel papers, 1905-1975
Title
Arthur William Hummel papers
Inclusive dates
1905-1975
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection includes notebooks, publications and writings, correspondence, Chinese language study materials, and ephemera created and collected by Arthur Hummel between 1905 and 1975. Most of the materials focus on Hummel's professional life and his work with Chinese materials. However, there is some biographical materials, including a diary and a interview transcript outlining Hummel's life and works
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Arthur William Hummel (1884-1975) was a missionary to China and Chief of the Orientalia Collection at the Library of Congress. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.S. and B.D., and worked as a English teacher and missionary in Peking and Fenchow, China. After his return he was hired to work at the Library of Congress, where he remained until his retirement in 1954. After his retirement he taught at the American University and renewed his missionary efforts.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Arthur William Hummel papers
Link
http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/2294/UPB_MSS3841
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Available in repository.
Extent
  • 5
  • (2.5
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Sharman B. Hummel.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
Organized in five series: I. Notebooks, undated. II. Publications and writings, 1915-1975. III. Correspondence, circa 1916-1970. IV. Chinese language and study materials, undated. V. Ephemera, circa 1905-1933.
System control number
  • MARS
  • (OCoLC)ocn376554526
Type of unit
  • boxes
  • linear feet)
Label
Arthur William Hummel papers
Link
http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/2294/UPB_MSS3841
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Available in repository.
Extent
  • 5
  • (2.5
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Sharman B. Hummel.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
Organized in five series: I. Notebooks, undated. II. Publications and writings, 1915-1975. III. Correspondence, circa 1916-1970. IV. Chinese language and study materials, undated. V. Ephemera, circa 1905-1933.
System control number
  • MARS
  • (OCoLC)ocn376554526
Type of unit
  • boxes
  • linear feet)

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