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|Record Creator:||Pyke, Frederick Merritt|
|Title:||Frederick Merritt Pyke Photographs|
|Abstract:||Frederick Merritt Pyke, (1884-1976), American missionary, and his wife, Frances Louise Taft Pyke, (1887-?), are the subjects of this collection of photographs together with sites and personnel associated with their missionary activity. The collection consists of four folders. Two folders depict family and native Chinese Christians. The other two folders are photographs of Chinese groups in various missions' settings.|
|Extent:||0.36 Cubic feet|
Frederick Merritt Pyke,(1884-1976), American missionary, and his wife, Frances Louise Taft Pyke, (1887-?), their colleagues and missionary stations are the subjects of a collection of photographs.
The Pykes were both children of pioneer missionaries to China. His parents were James Howell and Annabel Goodrich Pyke, and her parents were the Reverend and Mrs. Marcus L. Taft.
The Japanese interned the Pykes in a camp at Weihsien, China, for thirty months during World War II.
The Pykes had three children: Louise, Ruth, and James. In 1958, Frederick became a member of the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Church.
The Frederick Merritt Pyke Photograph collection consists of four folders. Two folders depict family and native Chinese Christians. The other two folders are photographs of Chinese groups in various mission settings.
When citing material from this collection please use the following format: Direct reference to the item or its file folder, James Merritt Pyke Photographs, United Methodist Church Archives - GCAH, Madison, New Jersey. Do not make use of the item's call number as that is not a stable descriptor.
There are no restrictions regarding this collection.
|Subject Name - Personal|
|Pyke, Frances Louise Taft|
|Call Number||Folder Title||Date(s)|
|1350-4-4: 1||China Photographs||N.D.|
|1350-4-4: 2||China Photographs||N.D.|
|1350-4-4: 3||China Photographs||N.D.|
|1350-4-4: 4||China Photographs||N.D.|