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Margaret Garrett Smythe's Parents: arrived in China, 1896; the changing perception of their task; relationships with Chinese; practicing open membership in church in Nantung-chow and United Christian Missionary Society of the Disciples of Christ (UCMSDC) home board response.
Margaret Smythe: reflections upon being raised in China; interpersonal dynamics of the missionary community; working as a doctor in Nanking after 1949.
Lewis Smythe: places himself and UCMSDC on conservative-liberal theology spectrum in relation to mission work in China; contributions of University of Nanking in agriculture; establishment of Nanking safety zone by western missionaries and businessmen.
Midwest China Center
parents, Chinese, church, Nantung-chow, United Christian Missionary Society, Disciples of Christ, UCMSDC, missionary, doctor, Nanking, theology, university, safety zone
Smythe, Margaret Garrett, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1977). China Oral Histories. 88.