Guide to the Bits of old China, 1908 | MC037

Summary Information

Repository
Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Creator
Sites, Evelyn Worthley
Title
Bits of old China
ID
MC037
Date
1908
Extent
1.0 volume
Language
English
Abstract
Ink and watercolor drawings illustrating Foochow, China in the early twentieth century which were collected by Evelyn and Clement Sites, Christian missionaries who served in China from at least 1901 to 1907.

Preferred Citation

Bits of old China, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection is comprised of one bound volume of ink and watercolor drawings and associated captions illustrating the life and customs of Foochow, China in the early twentieth century. The drawings were collected by Evelyn and Clement Sites, who served as Christian missionaries in China from at least 1901 to 1907. Also included is the original embroidered silk cover for the book.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine, 04240
207-786-6354
muskie@bates.edu

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

Acquisition and Custody Information

Gift of Mary G. Worthley (Bates 1924). Accession No.: xx-038.

Processing Information

Description by Kat Stefko, 2006.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Fuzhou Shi (Fujian Sheng, China)--Social life and customs--20th century--Archival resources

Personal Name(s)

  • Sites, Evelyn Worthley
  • Worthley, Clement

Subject(s)

  • Art, Chinese--Pictorial works--20th century
  • Missionaries--China

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