Guide to the Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith Collection of Korean Missionary Materials
1946-1965

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Creator: Smith, Lura Wilma McLane, 1885-1979Smith, Roy K. (Roy Kenneth), 1885-1958
Title: Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith collection of Korean missionary materials
Dates: 1946-1965 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet (1 container)
Collection Number: Ax 706
Summary: Roy K. Smith (1885-1958) was a Presbyterian medical missionary in Korea, in Seoul and Mason. His wife was Lura McLane Smith (1885-1979). Collection includes correspondence, newsletters, newspapers, a radio script, US Army Intelligence repots, press releases, and pamphlets.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content Description

Collection includes correspondence, newsletters, newspapers, a radio script, US Army Intelligence repots, press releases, and pamphlets.

Historical Note

Roy K. Smith was a Presbyterian medical missionary in Korea, in Seoul and Mason. His wife was Lura McLane Smith.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith collection of Korean missionary materials, Ax 706, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by staff, 1973.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Additional Reference Guides :  

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Related Materials :  

Other collections relating to Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith at Special Collections and University Archives include: Roy K. Smith and Lura McLane Smith letters from Korea, A 206; Lura McLane Smith collection of Korean missionary materials, A 293

Special Collections and University Archives hold related collections on missionaries.


Subjects

  • Subject Terms :
  • Missionaries, Medical--Korea
  • Missionaries, Medical--Korea--Correspondence
  • Presbyterian Church--Missions--Korea
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Correspondence

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