Title: [Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer's visit to China], part 1
Creator: Pickens Jr., Rev. Claude L.
WorkType: photograph albums
Identifier: olvgroup115
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Title:  [Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer's visit to China], part 1
Work Type:  photograph albums
Creator:  Pickens Jr., Rev. Claude L. (1900-1985, American), photographer
Holton, Carter D. (1901-1973), photographer
Date:  ca. 1932-1933
Description:  First part of an album containing 311 black and white photographs taken by Christian missionaries Claude L. Pickens, Jr. and Carter Holton. Most document a 1933 trip taken with Pickens' missionary father-in-law Samuel M. Zwemer through Muslim areas of central and northwest China. Part one contains 231 photographs taken in Gansu Sheng, Henan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, and Tibet. Subjects include Muslims, mosques, minarets, qibla walls, signboards, Korans, gong bei, pai lou, memorial tablets, coffins, grave mounds, schools, educators, students, incense burners, Buddhist and Daoist temples, stupas, Tibetans, monasteries, butter sculpture, shrines, Christian missionaries, churches, posters, missionary conferences, proselytizing, Christian converts, camels, birds, signal towers, drum towers, landscape views, opium harvests, city views, city gates, city walls, inns, houses, airports, trains, automobiles, carts, rickshaws, shan zi, bridges, water works, mills, rivers, ferries, rafts, boats, valleys, portraits, weddings, jewelry, and maps.
Dimensions:  19 x 27 x 5 cm. (album)
Associated Name:  Zwemer, Samuel Marinus (1867-1952, American), subject
Topics:  architecture; cityscapes; landscape views; missionaries; mosques; Muslims; portraits; schools; temples; tombs; transportation
Location:  site: China
Related Work:  part of Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. collection on Muslims in China
Related Information:  Digital version of the photograph album [Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer's visit to China]
Finding aid for the Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. collection on Muslims in China
Repository:  Harvard-Yenching Library
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Title:  Chengchow, Honan. The T'ang dynasty mosque. On tour.
Work Type:  photographs
Creator:  Pickens Jr., Rev. Claude L. (1900-1985, American), photographer
Date:  [1933?]
Dimensions:  6.5 x 9 cm.
Topics:  Muslims; signboards; mosques; men; missionaries; halls (buildings)
Materials/Techniques:  paper
gelatin silver process
Location:  site: Da si, Zhengzhou, Henan Sheng, China
Related Work:  part of Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. collection on Muslims in China
Related Information:  Finding aid for Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. collection on Muslims in China
From the photograph album [Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer's visit to China], p. [4]
Repository:  Harvard-Yenching Library
CP01.04.02
Record Identifier: olvgroup115


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