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Matilda Calder Thurston papers, 1902-1956 bulk 1902-1945 

Creator: 
Thurston, Matilda Calder, 1875-1958.
Phys. Desc: 
12 linear feet (12 linear feet 14 boxes 1 oversize horizontal box 1 slide box 1 tube)
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Biographical Note

Matilda Calder Thurston was a Protestant missionary in China and the founder and first president of Ginling College, the first Christian women's college in China. Ginling College was founded in 1915; registered with Chinese Ministry of Education in 1930; it moved to Szechuan cooperating with West China Union University in Chengtu during the war; and returned to own campus in 1946.