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Clarence Burton Day, 1889-1987 (Papers, 1901-1911)

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Clarence Burton Day, 1889-1987 (Papers, 1901-1911)


Basic Information

Creator: Day, Clarence Burton, 1889-1987
Title: Papers, 1901-1911
Quantity: 1 volume (140 cubic inches)
Identification: 0000.1
Location: AL COLL D27 L5


Clarence Burton Day was born in American Fork, UT on 1 September 1889 and died in Duarte, CA on 7 January 1987 and was a graduate of the Hamilton College class of 1911. Following graduation he attended the San Francisco Theological Seminary and was ordained in 1914. He then spent a year as a research fellow at New College, Edinburgh, and Mansfield College, Oxford and then began missionary work in China, assigned to the Hangchow Christian College. Occasionally he returned to the U.S. pursuing graduate work at the University of Chicago (A.M., Chinese Buddhism, 1923), Hartford Seminary (Ph.D., 1930), and the San Francisco Seminary (S.T.M., 1931). He spent the rest of his career teaching at the following colleges: Hangchow, San Francisco Seminary, Forman Christian College (LaHore, India), and Lincoln College (PA).


Contains letters written by Clarence B. Day, George Martin Day, Edward Carroll Day to family members in California, written while they were attending Hamilton College.

Organized by sender. Arranged chronologically

Indexing Terms:

Day Family
Day, Edward Carroll
Day, George Martin
Missionary -- China


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