Guide to the Charles Garnet Trimble Papers
1914-1964

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Creator: Trimble, Charles Garnet, 1884-
Title: Charles Garnet Trimble papers
Dates: 1914-1964 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet (1 container)
Collection Number: A 174
Summary: Charles G. Trimble (1884 - ) was a medical missionary in China. He was associated with the Methodist Mission in Foochow in 1914, and later with the Alden Speare Memorial Hospital in Yenping. The collection (1914-1964) contains correspondence, collected Chinese documents, and a few personal items.
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).

Historical Note

Charles G. Trimble (1884 - )was a medical missionary in China. He was associated with the Methodist Mission in Foochow in 1914, and later with the Alden Speare Memorial Hospital in Yenping.

Content Description

The collection (1914-1964) contains over ninety pieces of correspondence, collected Chinese documents, and a few personal items.

Correspondence includes a series of Trimble's "round robin" letters (1930-1964) to missionary friends and associates.

There is also a folder of letters from Chinese students and associates, 1922-1930.

There are also letters, a diary, and a small scrapbook diary, by Mrs. Edith Alford Trimble (1914-1920) describing her life in China.

Another folder contains letters from C. G. Trimble, 1925, a minister in a Bartonville, Illinois, Methodist Church.

There is a folder of collected pamphlets and small newspapers from China.

The collection also includes a personal account book, mostly detailing food purchases (1917-1918), and a folder consisting of passports and visas.

Use of the Collection

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.

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

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

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Charles Garnet Trimble papers, A 174, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by staff.

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

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.


Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Trimble, Charles Garnet, 1884-
  • Subject Terms :
  • Methodist Church--Missions--China
  • Methodist women--China--Correspondence
  • Missionaries, Medical--China--Correspondence
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Correspondence

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