Herbert P. Ramsey Papers, 1924-1927

Manuscript Collection #1262

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Herbert P. Ramsey Papers
    Creator: Ramsey, Herbert P.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection contains a seventeen-page letter from medical missionary Herbert P. Ramsey writing from Soochow, China, in 1924 about his experiences as surgeon at Soochow Hospital. Also included is a letter written in 1927 by his brother William H. Ramsey describing the recent escape of Herbert Ramsey and his family from Soochow in the face of anti-Western instigators.
    Extent: 0.013 Cubic feet, 2 items, 1 archival folder, consisting of correspondence
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    May 2, 2015, (unprocessed), 2 items, 0.013 cubic feet; This collection contains a seventeen-page letter from medical missionary Herbert P. Ramsey writing from Soochow, China, in 1924 about his experiences as surgeon at Soochow Hospital. Also included is a letter written in 1927 by his brother William H. Ramsey describing the recent escape of Herbert Ramsey and his family from Soochow in the face of anti-Western instigators. Purchased from Denning House Antiquarian Books & Manuscripts with funds from the Elizabeth P. Crockford Missionary and Church Endowment.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from Denning House Antiquarian Books & Manuscripts

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Herbert P. Ramsey Papers (#1262), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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