Katie Murray Oral History Interview, May 23, 1973

Oral History #OH0008

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Katie Murray Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Murray, Katie, 1897-1982
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocasette, 2 hour, 41 pages,
  • Description

    Miss Murray, a missionary to China and Taiwan (1922-1959), recounts her experiences on the mission field. Included are descriptions of China and Chinese people, mission schools, Japanese invasion, refugee work, flight from China, conditions after World War II, attitudes toward foreigners, the breakdown of civil and moral authority, and the communist takeover of China. Particular note is made of idolatry, polygamy, ancestor worship, marriage customs, warlords, mountain tribes in Kwangsi Province, and work in Taiwan after expulsion from the continent. For related material see Collection #216.

  • Administrative Information
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    Gift of Katie Murray

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    Preferred Citation

    Katie Murray Oral History Interview (#OH0008), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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