Title: General Council Archives Guide to Holdings Relating to West China Medical Missions (1800-1950): Subject Guide
Collection: Western Medicine in China, 1800-1950
Description: The United Church of Canada General Council Archives holds an extensive collection of documents relating to West China Medical Missions. This subject guide will provide an overview to the type of document, the media, and the subject matter in each collection. Records consist predominantly of minutes of church boards/divisions and mission councils; financial and administrative records; correspondence and reports; property deeds; photographs; print and near-print materials and audio-visual material. For more detailed descriptions, or a history of medical missions in West China, see also General Council Archives Guide to Holdings Related to West China Medical Missions, or individual finding aids located in the General Council Archives Reading Room (listed below). Descriptions include name of fonds; list of relevant series; extent of holdings; inclusive dates of records followed by predominant dates in brackets; and the availability of a finding aid.