- Letters and letter-extracts, dated 1911-1926, to family, friends and supporters at home from Elspeth Hope-Bell describing her arrival in China, the disturbances of 1911, her impressions of Hankow Hospital, her language training and other aspects of her life and work in China. Some original photographs, others cut from magazines.
- Letters and letter-extracts, dated 1919-1922, to family, friends and supporters at home from Elspeth Hope-Bell, chiefly describing her work and life in Hankow.
- Letters and letter-extracts, dated 1924-1931, to family, friends and supporters at home from Elspeth Hope-Bell. The letters are mainly written from Hankow and Shanghai. At the back of the file is some correspondence, 1931-1950, about her resignation and subsequent contact with the LMS.
Scrapbook containing a photographic record of her voyages to and from China, 1918-1919, 1923, 1924 and 1930 together with letters written en route. Places and features illustrated include New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Yokohama, Vancouver, the Canadian Rockies and Montreal. Also, copies of short articles written by Elspeth-Hope Bell about medical work in China in general, about evangelistic-medical work and about the work of the Nurses Association of China.