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Overview

Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Preferred Citation

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Related Material

Subject Terms

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Guide to the Papers of Anne E. Herbert

Prepared by Kristen Turner, Associate Archivist

United Methodist Archives and History Center
General Commission on Archives and History, Madison, New Jersey

11/17/2003


Overview of Records

Record Creator: Herbert, Anne E.
Title: Papers of Anne E. Herbert
Dates: 1946-1967
Abstract: Anne E. Herbert (1897-?) was a Methodist Episcopal Church, South, missionary to China from 1925-1940. She received her B.A. in 1917 from Lander College (South Carolina) and a diploma from Scarritt Bible and Training School in 1921 (Missouri). In 1925 she began her mission work as a teacher and supervisor of nurses at the Margaret Williamson Hospital School of Nursing in Shanghai, China. She held these positions until 1940 when she began work with the Women's Division of Christian Service, part of the Board of Missions of the Methodist Church.
Extent: 0.23 cu. feet
Resource ID: gcah.ms.760



Biographical Note

Anne E. Herbert (1897-?) was a Methodist Episcopal Church, South, missionary to China from 1925-1940. She received her B.A. in 1917 from Lander College (South Carolina) and a diploma from Scarritt Bible and Training School in 1921 (Missouri). She also attended Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 1925. In 1946 she earned a M.S. in nursing from Western Reserve University.

Prior to becoming a missionary, Herbert taught high school in Denmark, South Carolina, from 1917 to 1918, and was an assistant in the English department at Lander College (1918-1919). In 1925 she began her mission work as a teacher and supervisor of nurses at the Margaret Williamson Hospital School of Nursing in Shanghai, China. She held these positions until 1940 when she began work with the Women's Division of Christian Service, part of the Board of Missions of the Methodist Church.

Do we know if she is still alive, at 106?


Scope Note

The Papers of Anne E. Herbert is a varied collection which contains correspondence, programs, and articles. The correspondence consists of "Dear Friends" letters from 1950-1958 from a variety of missionaries and mission stations. There is a folder of information on mission work in Bolivia that contains articles and correspondence from 1955-1958. An ecumenical chart from 1967 is included. Program materials from the " Twentieth Conference on New and Furloughed Missionaries" held at DePauw University in Indiana from June 14-20, 1956, are part of this collection. There is a copy of an April 1946 report prepared by Frank T. Cartwright entitled Report on the Special Mission to China. A news clipping from the Alta Advocate (Dinuba, California) dated March 28, 1968, contains a biographical sketch of Ann Harder who was associated with Herbert while both were in Hong Kong. Additional miscellaneous unrelated items are also included in this material.


Arrangement

Materials have been arranged in the following manner.

The records are arranged by topic and type. Each folder is arranged by chronological calendar date with undated records appearing at the beginning of each folder.


Preferred Citation

When citing material from this collection please use the following format: Direct reference to the item or its file folder, Papers of Anne E. Herbert, 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.


Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding this collection.


Restrictions on Use

Detailed use restrictions relating to our collections can be requested from the office of the archivist at the General Commission on Archives and History. Photocopying is handled by the staff and may be limited in certain instances. Before using any material for publication from this collection a formal request for permission to publish is expected and required.


Related Material

Additional material related to Anne E. Herbert can be located in the Records of the Methodist Church, Board of Missions Missionary Files Series. A single letter from Herbert, dated 1980, is located in the Records of the United Methodist Church, General Board of Global Ministries, World Division (Accession 1984-022).


Subject Terms

Additonal Creators - Personal
:Cartwright, Frank T..
Subject Names - Personal
:Harder, Ann.
Subject Names - Corporate
Methodist Church (U.S.)
Methodist Episcopal Church, South
Subject Topics
Missions.
Women
Subject Geographic
Bolivia.
China
Genre
Articles
Correspondence
Programs
Reports.
Occupations
Missionary.


Container List


Series:
Sub-series:
Call Number Folder Title Date(s)
: China Report 1946
: Missionary Material 1965
: Bolivia 1955-1956
: "Dear Friends" Letters 1950-1958
: Ecumenical Chart 1967
: Miscellaneous Undated