Non-manuscript material

Arrangement

Howard and Geraldine Taylor gathered material on a thematic basis under the following topics:

Early missions in China

The Opium Trade

James Hudson Taylor's preparation for life in China

Shanghai

Journeys to inland China

Ningpo and James Hudson Taylor's marriage to Maria Jane Dyer

Formation of the China Inland Mission

The Forward Movement

The Tientsin massacre and the Nanking riots

American support for the China Inland Mission

Shanghai missionary conferences

Scandinavian support for the China Inland Mission

The Boxer Uprising

The death of James Hudson Taylor

Histories of the China Inland Mission, recollections and assessments

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Archivist's Note

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Custodial History

The papers contained within this series were compiled by Geraldine Taylor, the wife of James Hudson Taylor's second son, Howard Taylor, who also served as a missionary in China. Howard and Geraldine Taylor were the first historians of the China Inland Mission and gathered material on a thematic basis. See 'Arrangement' for further details.