Guide to the Papers of Charles D. Tenney, circa 1919 - 1986Manuscript MS-794

Introduction to the Collection

Contains seven essays and a speech authored by Tenney. The essays appear to be written toward the end of or after his career as a university president and US foreign service officer in China. Somewhat biographical in nature, the essays touch on educational reform in China, religious history in China, the modernization of Chinese language, and Viceroy Li Hung-Chang. The papers also include Tenney's English translation of two of the three Kaifeng temple stones.

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