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Pearl S. Buck International [Contact Us]
1947
Creator:
Linden, Kathryn, 1905-2000
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
In 1944, Kathryn Linden (1905-2000) was hired by Pearl S. Buck as Director of Audiovisual Education for the East and West Association, an organization founded by Buck and her husband dedicated to cultural exchange and understanding between Asia and the West. Linden selected films, directed film and lecture series, and created exhibitions for educational purposes, in addition to assisting with the production of the film series "Through China's Gateway". "Through China's Gateway" film and booklet series, 1947, consists of five filmstrips, five booklets, and a phonograph recording of "Through China's Gateway," an educational series written and narrated by Pearl S. Buck for the East and West Association and produced by Telefilm Corporation in association with the editors of Look Magazine in 1947. (View full finding aid.)
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"Through China's Gateway" film and booklet series
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Linden, Kathryn, 1905-2000
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PSBI.1986.1
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0.25 linear feet
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1947
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In 1944, Kathryn Linden (1905-2000) was hired by Pearl S. Buck as Director of Audiovisual Education for the East and West Association, an organization founded by Buck and her husband dedicated to cultural exchange and understanding between Asia and the West. Linden selected films, directed film and lecture series, and created exhibitions for educational purposes, in addition to assisting with the production of the film series "Through China's Gateway". "Through China's Gateway" film and booklet series, 1947, consists of five filmstrips, five booklets, and a phonograph recording of "Through China's Gateway," an educational series written and narrated by Pearl S. Buck for the East and West Association and produced by Telefilm Corporation in association with the editors of Look Magazine in 1947.
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Pearl S. Buck International [Contact Us]
circa 1920-1924
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Flower, Edythe M., 1892-1926
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Edythe M. Flower (1892-1926) was a Presbyterian Church missionary in China, from 1920 to 1926. The Edythe M. Flower diary and photographs, circa 1920-1924, consist of a handwritten diary, September 1921-October 1922, three photograph albums depicting scenes of China, circa 1920-1924, and three loose photographs of Edythe Flower in her home in China during Christmas 1922. There are also some negatives in the collection. (View full finding aid.)
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Edythe M. Flower diary and photographs
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Flower, Edythe M., 1892-1926
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PSBI.2004.99.2
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0.4 linear feet
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circa 1920-1924
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Edythe M. Flower (1892-1926) was a Presbyterian Church missionary in China, from 1920 to 1926. The Edythe M. Flower diary and photographs, circa 1920-1924, consist of a handwritten diary, September 1921-October 1922, three photograph albums depicting scenes of China, circa 1920-1924, and three loose photographs of Edythe Flower in her home in China during Christmas 1922. There are also some negatives in the collection.
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Pearl S. Buck International [Contact Us]
1924-1944
Creator:
Peat, Jacob F., 1867-1957
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Jacob (1867-1957) and Emily (1869-1954) Peat were Methodist missionaries who served in various locations in China and Sumatra from 1893 to about 1934. The Jacob and Emily Peat photographs, letters, and postcards, 1924-1944, consist of letters, two photograph albums, loose photographs and postcards from the Peats. The letters in the collection are addressed from the Peats to their son, Dr. Harry Gaskill Peat, in Ohio. (View full finding aid.)
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Jacob and Emily Peat photographs, letters, and postcards
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Peat, Jacob F., 1867-1957
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PSBI.2004.1
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0.4 linear feet
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1924-1944
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Jacob (1867-1957) and Emily (1869-1954) Peat were Methodist missionaries who served in various locations in China and Sumatra from 1893 to about 1934. The Jacob and Emily Peat photographs, letters, and postcards, 1924-1944, consist of letters, two photograph albums, loose photographs and postcards from the Peats. The letters in the collection are addressed from the Peats to their son, Dr. Harry Gaskill Peat, in Ohio.
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Pearl S. Buck International [Contact Us]
1890s-1972
Creator:
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
Extent: 130 linear feet
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) was an American author, best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Good Earth and her humanitarian work including her advocacy for women's and minority groups' rights, her efforts to increase and promote mutual understanding between the people of China and America, and her activities with Asian and interracial adoption. Buck married her publisher, Richard J. Walsh (1886-1960), in 1935. The Pearl S. Buck and Richard J. Walsh papers, 1890s-1972, consist of materials that document the literary, philanthropic and business endeavors of Pearl S. Buck and her husband, publisher, and partner Richard J. Walsh spanning over sixty years, from about the 1890s to 1972. The papers represent home office files, the editorial files of Asia magazine for the time period when Richard J. Walsh served as editor, and the files of the East and West Association, which was active from 1942 to 1951. There are also some papers of Chinese author Lin Yutang (1895-1976), a good friend of Buck and Walsh, who published several books through Walsh's publishing company. (View full finding aid.)
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Pearl S. Buck and Richard J. Walsh papers
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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
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PSBI.01
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130 linear feet
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1890s-1972
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Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) was an American author, best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Good Earth and her humanitarian work including her advocacy for women's and minority groups' rights, her efforts to increase and promote mutual understanding between the people of China and America, and her activities with Asian and interracial adoption. Buck married her publisher, Richard J. Walsh (1886-1960), in 1935. The Pearl S. Buck and Richard J. Walsh papers, 1890s-1972, consist of materials that document the literary, philanthropic and business endeavors of Pearl S. Buck and her husband, publisher, and partner Richard J. Walsh spanning over sixty years, from about the 1890s to 1972. The papers represent home office files, the editorial files of Asia magazine for the time period when Richard J. Walsh served as editor, and the files of the East and West Association, which was active from 1942 to 1951. There are also some papers of Chinese author Lin Yutang (1895-1976), a good friend of Buck and Walsh, who published several books through Walsh's publishing company.
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Pearl S. Buck International [Contact Us]
circa 1860-2005
Creator:
Pearl S. Buck International
Extent: 5 linear feet
In 1964 the Pearl S. Buck Foundation was organized by American author and humanitarian Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) to provide support to children in Asian countries who were not eligible for adoption. In 1999, the Foundation changed its name to Pearl S. Buck International (PSBI). As of 2015, PSBI strives to support cross-cultural understanding and appreciation, enhance the quality of life for children around the world, and promote Pearl S. Buck's legacy by preserving and interpreting Green Hills Farm, her home in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The Pearl S. Buck International photograph collection, circa 1860-2005, consists of the photographs from the Pearl S. Buck and Richard J. Walsh papers, as well as images from Pearl S. Buck International. The images are organized by subject and include original photographs and some copies or enlargements. There are a few tintypes, contact sheets, and negatives. (View full finding aid.)
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Pearl S. Buck International photograph collection
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Pearl S. Buck International
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PSBI.M100
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5 linear feet
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circa 1860-2005
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In 1964 the Pearl S. Buck Foundation was organized by American author and humanitarian Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) to provide support to children in Asian countries who were not eligible for adoption. In 1999, the Foundation changed its name to Pearl S. Buck International (PSBI). As of 2015, PSBI strives to support cross-cultural understanding and appreciation, enhance the quality of life for children around the world, and promote Pearl S. Buck's legacy by preserving and interpreting Green Hills Farm, her home in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The Pearl S. Buck International photograph collection, circa 1860-2005, consists of the photographs from the Pearl S. Buck and Richard J. Walsh papers, as well as images from Pearl S. Buck International. The images are organized by subject and include original photographs and some copies or enlargements. There are a few tintypes, contact sheets, and negatives.
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Pearl S. Buck International [Contact Us]
1942-1958
Creator:
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Anne Koopman Sun (1889-1975) was an American woman who worked as a teacher in Shanghai and Chongqing, China from about the 1920s to the 1940s and was a longtime friend of Pearl S. Buck. Sun married a Chinese banker and had one son. She moved back to the United States with her son in 1946. The Pearl S. Buck letters to Anne K. Sun, 1942-1958, consist of thirteen letters from Pearl S. Buck to Anne K. Sun written between 1947 and 1956. Also available in the collection is a booklet written by Pearl S. Buck, a photograph signed from Buck to Sun, and a label inscribed to Sun from Buck. (View full finding aid.)
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Pearl S. Buck letters to Anne K. Sun
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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
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PSBI.1977.1
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0.1 linear feet
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1942-1958
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Anne Koopman Sun (1889-1975) was an American woman who worked as a teacher in Shanghai and Chongqing, China from about the 1920s to the 1940s and was a longtime friend of Pearl S. Buck. Sun married a Chinese banker and had one son. She moved back to the United States with her son in 1946. The Pearl S. Buck letters to Anne K. Sun, 1942-1958, consist of thirteen letters from Pearl S. Buck to Anne K. Sun written between 1947 and 1956. Also available in the collection is a booklet written by Pearl S. Buck, a photograph signed from Buck to Sun, and a label inscribed to Sun from Buck.
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Pearl S. Buck International [Contact Us]
1951-1965
Creator:
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
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Mary Carolyn Dobbs (1911-2011) was a teacher and pioneer in the field of special education, responsible for several significant improvements in classrooms for children with disabilities and their teachers at the state and national levels. She corresponded with Pearl S. Buck, who shared Dobbs' concern for children with disabilities, and whose own daughter, Carol Buck (1920-1992), had been diagnosed with an intellectual disability. Dobbs visited Buck in Perkasie, Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1951. The Pearl S. Buck letters to Mary Carolyn Dobbs, 1951-1965, consist of fifteen signed letters from Pearl S. Buck to Carolyn Dobbs and a typed draft of an article published in the California mental health newsletter The Pointer with handwritten corrections by Pearl S. Buck. (View full finding aid.)
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Pearl S. Buck letters to Mary Carolyn Dobbs
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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
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PSBI.1999.1
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1951-1965
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Mary Carolyn Dobbs (1911-2011) was a teacher and pioneer in the field of special education, responsible for several significant improvements in classrooms for children with disabilities and their teachers at the state and national levels. She corresponded with Pearl S. Buck, who shared Dobbs' concern for children with disabilities, and whose own daughter, Carol Buck (1920-1992), had been diagnosed with an intellectual disability. Dobbs visited Buck in Perkasie, Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1951. The Pearl S. Buck letters to Mary Carolyn Dobbs, 1951-1965, consist of fifteen signed letters from Pearl S. Buck to Carolyn Dobbs and a typed draft of an article published in the California mental health newsletter The Pointer with handwritten corrections by Pearl S. Buck.
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