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This annotated bibliography is a record of articles from the Wellesley College student newspaper, printed weekly during the academic year. Included are articles which mentioned visits by Chinese officials, missionary work, the China Colleges, or Chinese students or alumnae of Wellesley College.

College News, December 2, 1903, p. 8, "Dr. Yamei Kin's Lecture"
On November 23, Dr. Yamei Kin, the first Chinese woman to receive a college degree in the United States, gave a lecture on the social status of Chinese women.
College News, February 21, 1906, p. 1, "Visit of the Chinese High Commissioners to Wellesley"
Last week, the Chinese High Commissioners visited Wellesley as part of a tour through the United States. The Empress Dowager had wanted the High Commissioners to see an American women's college.
College News, January 23, 1907, p. 4, "Mr. Drew's Lecture on China"
On January 14, Edward Drew, Commissioner of Customs in China, lectured on "The Awakening of China." Included in the lecture was a description of different athletics becoming popular among Chinese students.
College News, June 8, 1910, pp. 1, 7, "Mr. Drew's Lecture on China"
On June 1, Edward Drew, Commissioner of Customs in China, gave a lecture on four aspects of the rising modern China, including education. The Chinese system of education is being reformed to include more practical subjects.
College News, December 7, 1910, p. 7, "Wellesley Work in Peking"
In February 1911, the National Board of the Young Woman's Christian Association will send two secretaries to Peking, China to do religious and educational work. One of the secretaries will be Frances S. Taft, '09.
College News, January 25, 1911, p. 7, "Address by Frances Taft, 1909"
Frances Taft, '09, who is going to Peking, China to become a secretary for the Y.W.C.A., spoke about the responsibilities that her position will entail.
Wellesley College News , Magazine Section, February 1914, pp. 7-12, "Wellesley Missionaries in Foreign Lands"
Lists the names of Wellesley alumnae who work as missionaries and in education throughout the world, including in China.
Wellesley College News , March 25, 1915, pp. 7, 8, "From Wellesley's Young Woman's Christian Association Representative in China"
Theresa Severin, '09, Wellesley's Y.W.C.A. representative in Peking, writes a letter to Wellesley describing the experiences of her first year in China.
Wellesley College News , Magazine Section, May 1915, pp. 21-23, "Wellesley Missionaries in Foreign Lands"
Elaborates on the articles of the same name that appeared in the February 1914 Wellesley College News , Magazine Section.
Wellesley College News , Magazine Section, November, 1915, pp. 31-32, "Report of the Committee on Wellesley Work in North China"
Financial report of the Wellesley alumnae working for the Y.W.C.A. in Peking. Appeals to the Wellesley community for more donations.
Wellesley College News , March 16, 1916, pp. 7, 8, "A Wellesley Editor in China"
Ping Hsia Hu, '13, now Mrs. T. C. Chu, of Shanghai, has taken an active role in educational work in China.
Wellesley College News , April 6, 1916, pp. 7, 8, "Wellesley's Work in China"
Theresa Severin, '09, a Y.W.C.A. secretary, reports on her experiences in Peking and in Peitaiho, China, giving details on the educational work she is doing.
Wellesley College News , November 23, 1916, p. 8, "Good News from North China"
Katharine Williams, '11, will be Wellesley's second secretary at the Y.W.C.A. in Peking. Now, the Peking Y.W.C.A. will be able to begin its work in earnest.
Wellesley College News , May 24, 1917, pp. 7-8, "News from North China"
Includes extracts from the Annual Report of the Peking Y.W.C.A. Includes information about the education of Chinese girls.
Wellesley College News , May 16, 1918, p. 4, "The Wellesley Unit-In China"
A one-page description of the Wellesley-sponsored Y.W.C.A. in Peking. Discusses its founding and its work. Includes a photograph of Theresa Severin, '09, who heads the Y.W.C.A. work in Peking.
Wellesley College News , November 28, 1918, p.7, "The Wellesley Unit-In China"
Tells of Wellesley's Y.W.C.A. in Peking, organized in October, 1916 under the leadership of Theresa Severin, '09. She will give several talks at Wellesley on the unit's work.
Wellesley College News , December 5, 1918, p.6, "Miss Severin, Wellesley Y.W.C.A. Secretary in China, Speaks at Vespers"
Theresa Severin, '09, founder of the Y.W.C.A. Peking chapter, spoke about women's roles in China and discussed what women of western nations can share with Chinese women.
Wellesley College News , December 12, 1918, p.1, "Miss Severin Shows Pictures of Y.W. in Peking"
Theresa Severin, '09, spoke and showed pictures of workers and the girls who make up the Y.W.C.A. in Peking.
Wellesley College News , February 6, 1919, pp. 1,8, "Miss Hart Speaks at Christian Association Meeting"
Sophie Chantal Hart, who returned to Wellesley after a journey to China and Japan, spoke at a Christian Association meeting about her trip. She visited Canton Women's College and Y.W.C.A. chapters in Shanghai and Peking.
Wellesley College News , May 22, 1919, p.1, "Shall Wellesley Adopt a Sister College?"
Wellesley considers adopting a sister college in Asia. One of the colleges Wellesley is considering is North China Union College in Peking. Students will vote on which college they would like to adopt as a sister.
Wellesley College News , June 5, 1919, "The Sister College-and Next Fall"
Students have voted for North China Union College in Peking as their first choice for a sister college.
Wellesley College News , September 25, 1919, p.4, "Missionary Committee in the United Drive"
Three organizations are combining their efforts for the United Drive, including the Missionary Committee, which supports the Y.W.C.A. chapter in Peking. The Peking Association is under the direction of a graduate of North China Union College, Wellesley's new sister college.
Wellesley College News , September 25, 1919, p.4, "Wellesley's Sister College"
Wellesley students must take interest in their new sister college, North China Union College, in Peking. Grace Boynton, '12, is a member of the college's faculty.
Wellesley College News , October 9, 1919, p.9, "Christian Association"
Dr. Edward Payson Drew spoke on the appeal of the movement called New Internationalism. He taught at Deputy College in Peking and has visited many Chinese colleges. He congratulated Wellesley students on their choice of a sister college.
Wellesley College News , December 4, 1919, pp. 5, 8, "From Peking to Wellesley"
Students at North China Union College write to Wellesley students to express their happiness at the new relationship between the two colleges and to tell Wellesley students about their lives as Chinese women.
Wellesley College News , January 29, 1920, pp. 1,3, "Our Sister College Welcomes President Pendleton"-Grace Boynton, '12, a faculty member at North China Union College, wrote a letter to Wellesley discussing President Ellen Fitz Pendleton's visit to North China Union College.
Wellesley College News , January 29, 1920, pp. 1,4, "President Pendleton Writes from Peking"
President Ellen Fitz Pendleton describes her visit to North China Union College and how impressed she was by the Great Wall of China.
Wellesley College News , January 29, 1920, p. 8, "Katharine Williams Tells of Miss Pendleton's Visit to Peking"
Katharine Williams, '11, the secretary of the Peking Y.W.C.A., writes of President Ellen Fitz Pendleton's visit to North China Union College and the Great Wall. Williams is glad Wellesley has decided to "adopt" North China Union College.
Wellesley College News , February 26, 1920, p.1, "College Welcomes Back President Pendleton"
The College welcomed back President Pendleton from her travels in China, Japan, and Korea.
Wellesley College News , March 4, 1920, pp. 3,5, "Sundays in the Orient"
Description of how President Ellen Fitz Pendleton spent her Sundays in Japan, Korea, and China. Includes descriptions of the different Christian church services Pendleton attended.
Wellesley College News , March 4, 1920, p.4, "Chinese Educators Visit American Schools and Colleges"
Thirteen Chinese educators will visit rural colleges in Iowa and Wellesley College because the daughter of the Chinese committee's head, Dr. S.T. Yuan, is a member of the junior class.
Wellesley College News , March 18, 1920, p. 3, "Chinese Educator in Wellesley"
Dr. S.T. Yuan, along with his interpreter, visited Wellesley. Yuan and the other members of the Chinese delegation of educators will continue on their trip by visiting colleges in Europe.
Wellesley College News , March 18, 1920, p. 6, "Public Education in China"
President Ellen Fitz Pendleton spoke at the Christian Association Meeting on March 10 about the lack of education and the illiteracy of the majority of the Chinese people. She emphasizes that the republican government and the Chinese people look to America for leadership.
Wellesley College News , May 13, 1920, p. 3, "A New Name for Our Sister College in Peking"
North China Union College has been renamed Yenching College and has become part of Yenching University, which includes Yenching College, a men's college, and a theological seminary. Grace Boynton, '12, A Yenching College faculty member, writes to Wellesley students to tell them about the high hopes that Yenching College students have for their relationship with Wellesley.
Wellesley College News , October 20, 1920, p. 6, "Yenching College 'Wishes Peace to Her Honorable Older Sisters' "
Alice B. Frame lectured to Wellesley students about their sister college, Yenching College. Frame emphasized the social causes that the women of Yenching support.
Wellesley College News , November 10, 1920, p.2, "Our Work in Peking"
Katharine Williams, '11, the secretary of the Peking Y.W.C.A., will be in America for a short time, and the Wellesley community hopes that she will be able to visit the College and tell of her experiences.
Wellesley College News , April 20, 1921, p.4, "Our Sister College in Peking Helps Support Famine Sufferers"
Yenching College students raised $1500 for famine sufferers by a performance of "The Bluebird" and set up a shelter for about 200 starving children.
Wellesley College News , April 27, 1921, p. 3, "Professor Perrin Speaks on China"
Professor Marshall Perrin of Boston University lectured on the cultural understanding of China at the Christian Association meeting on April 20. Perrin had worked as a professor in China.
Wellesley College News , June 8, 1921, pp. 1,3, "1921 Tree Day Symbolizes Liberation of China. Sister College at Yenching Portrayed in Elaborate Pageant"
In a play, Wellesley students depict the story of pagan China, the beginnings of Christianity in China, and the relationship between Yenching College and Wellesley.
Wellesley College News , October 13, 1921, p.2, "Views of Sister College Shown at Barn"
President Ellen Fitz Pendleton and Professor Seal Thompson showed pictures of Yenching College to Wellesley students. Pendleton gave an account of her visit to Yenching, and Thompson, who taught there, also discussed her experiences.
Wellesley College News , November 3, 1921, pp. 2,5, "Yenching Students Seek Education Despite Drawbacks"-Seal Thompson, assistant professor of history at Wellesley, discussed Yenching College, where she taught for one year. She mentions how admirable the Yenching students are to persevere in their educational goals under such harsh economic conditions.
Wellesley College News , March 16, 1922, p.5, "Chapel Appreciated at Yenching"
A Yenching College student describes chapel services at the College.
Wellesley College News , April 13, 1922, p.7, "Yenching"
A Wellesley student of the Class of 1924 writes to the student body to express her disappointment that Wellesley students neither know nor seem to care much about their sister college.
Wellesley College News , April 13, 1922, p. 9, "Outdoor Sport Season Starts at Yenching"
Describes a basketball game between teachers and students at Yenching College and one between Yenching and Tung Cho Colleges
Wellesley College News , April 27, 1922, p.2, "College Entertains Guests from 'Wellesley in China' "
Theresa Severin, '12, of the Peking Y.W.C.A., and Mrs. Francis Hall, a member of the faculty of Yenching college, will visit Wellesley on May 4.
Wellesley College News , May 4, 1922, p.2, "Yenching Adopts Wellesley's Traditions"
Marguerite Atterbury, '18, a Yenching College faculty member, describes how Yenching students have adopted the Wellesley tradition of "little sisters."
Wellesley College News , May 11, 1922, p.3, "Wellesley in America Hears of 'Wellesley in China' "
Wellesley students' interest in their sister college, Yenching, was renewed as a result of "Yenching Week." Theresa Severin, '09, head of the Peking Y.W.C.A., and Mrs. Francis Hall and Marguerite Atterbury, '18, both faculty members of Yenching College, all attended the activities.
Wellesley College News , June 29, 1922, p.5, "Yenching Sends 17 Alumnae to Peking Conference"
Yenching College sent seventeen alumnae and two current students to the International Students' Federation Conference held at Peking in April.
Wellesley College News , October 5, 1922, p. 6, "Graduate at Wellesley Holds Degree from Peking"
The first woman to receive a degree from Peking University is now doing graduate work at Wellesley.
Wellesley College News , October 19, 1922, [Service Fund Extra] photo of students at Yenching College.
Wellesley College News , October 19, 1922, p.1, "College Recorder Starts on Trip to Orient"
Mary Frazer Smith, Wellesley College Recorder, will sail to France, where she will meet Eliza Hall Kendrick, '85, a Wellesley faculty member. The two will sail on to Asia. Yenching College is included in the trip, and Kendrick will stay there to teach.
Wellesley College News , November 16, 1922, p. 2, "Yenching Graduate Compares Wellesley and Yenching"-Ke'chun Ch'en, an alumna of Yenching College now doing graduate work at Wellesley, compares the two schools.
Wellesley College News , November 23, 1922, p.4, "Why Miss Pendleton is away"
President Ellen Fitz Pendleton is traveling to raise money for the seven Union Christian Colleges for Women of the Orient in China, Japan, and India.
Wellesley College News , November 30, 1922, p. 4, "President Pendleton tells of trip to Middle West"
Pendleton describes her travels in support of the seven Union Colleges for Women of the Orient.
Wellesley College News , January 18, 1923, p.7, "Yenching Lays Cornerstone of New Building"
Description of the ceremony of laying the cornerstone for the first building, Russell Sage Memorial Recitation Hall, in the group of the Woman's Quadrangle at the new site of Yenching University.
Wellesley College News , February 15, 1923, p. 7, "Miss Smith Returns from Tour of the Orient"
Mary Frazer Smith, Wellesley College Recorder, visited Yenching and other colleges during her trip to Asia. She is now back at Wellesley.
Wellesley College News , February 22, 1923, p.7, "Class in History Makes Slides for Yenching"
Alice M. Boring of the zoology department, who will teach at Yenching next year, will take with her fifteen microscope slides prepared by the zoology 303 students. The need for such equipment at Yenching is great.
Wellesley College News , April 19, 1923, p.7, "Work of Wellesley Y.W.C.A. increased in China"
Theresa Severin, '09, formerly head of the Peking Y.W.C.A., now has her headquarters at Shanghai, where she oversees Y.W.C.A. operations in nine Chinese cities. Emmavail Luce, '22, is now working at the Peking Y.W.C.A.
Wellesley College News , May 3, 1923, p. 11, "Letter from Yenching Thanks Wellesley for Gift"
Yenching College received $700,000 from the fund raised by American colleges for the seven Union Christian Colleges for Women of the Orient. Alice B. Frame of Yenching College wrote a letter of thanks, mentioning Wellesley, to the Woman's Board of Missions in Boston.
Wellesley College News , September 27, 1923, p.6, "Daughter of Chinese President Likes Wellesley"
The daughter of Chinese President Li Yuan-Hung chose Wellesley for her education because of its reputation. She previously attended the University of Nankai, which she said was very Americanized, for two years.
Wellesley College News , October 11, 1923, [Service Fund Extra], "Miss Kendrick Gives Picture of Yenching"
Eliza Hall Kendrick, '85, professor of Biblical history, has just completed a year of teaching at Yenching College. She describes her impressions of Yenching and the students. A photograph of about forty students standing in front of one of Yenching's buildings is also included.
Wellesley College News , October 11, 1923, [Service Fund Extra], "Graduate of Yenching Describes Activities"
Wan Ying Hsieh, a Yenching College graduate now doing graduate work at Wellesley, describes many ways in which Yenching College is similar to Wellesley. A photograph of a play is included.
Wellesley College News , January 31, 1924, pp. 1,2, "Miss Boring Writes of Chinese Travels"
Alice Boring, former Wellesley Professor of Zoology, has become a faculty member of Yenching College. In a letter, she tells how much she enjoys Peking and traveling in China. She also describes the growth of Yenching College.
Wellesley College News , October 9, 1924, pp. 1, 2, "Miss Hart Returns from Year in East"
Sophie C. Hart, Head of the Wellesley Department of English Composition, returned from a year spent in various Asian countries. She visited Yenching College and had dinner with seventeen "Wellesley people."
Wellesley College News , October 9, 1924, [Service Fund Extra], "Work on New Buildings for Yenching is Progressing"
Four large buildings are in construction at the new site of Yenching College. A picture of students in front of The College Library is included.
Wellesley College News , November 27, 1924, p. 3, "Wellesley Graduate Active for the New Women of China"
Wellesley graduate Grace Thompson Seton, who has studied conditions in eastern Asia, thinks that Chinese women have a brighter future. Western thought is entering China, and there is a women's suffrage party which originated at the Peking Women's College.
Wellesley College News , December 4, 1924, p. 6, "Dean of Yenching Describes College Opening this Fall"
In a letter dated October 10, the Dean of Yenching College describes the opening of the College for the fall of 1924. She also describes the civil war occurring in China. The fighting has reached a high point near Peking.
Wellesley College News , January 15, 1925, pp. 1, 3, "Christmas Letters Received from Yenching College Girls"
The president of the student body and one member of each class of Yenching College wrote Christmas letters to Wellesley students. Several of the letters are excerpted.
Wellesley College News , January 22, 1925, pp. 4, 7, "Chinese Student Life"
Academic traditions in China, established hundreds of years ago, were very much entrenched until recently, when the old system was abolished. The article also discusses the new Student Movement in China and a large protest in Peking.
Wellesley College News , February 5, 1925, p. 4, "Chinese Student Life"
A continuation of the article of January 22. Continues the discussion of the large student protest, then tells of the more day-to-day aspects of a Chinese student's life.
Wellesley College News , April 16, 1925, p. 6, "Opportunity for Teaching at Ginling College China"
Description of nine available positions at Ginling College, Nanking.
Wellesley College News , May 28, 1925, p. 3, "Yenching Professor Tells of Development of College"
Yenching College students are getting ready to move into the new dormitories at the College's new site. Yenching is one of three women's colleges in China, each of which has only about 100 students-the vast majority of Chinese women remain uneducated.
Wellesley College News , June 25, 1925, p. 4, "The Chinese Situation"
Chi-liang Kwei, '25, writes to the Wellesley College News in an effort to try to shed some light on recent Chinese history and the origins of the Chinese Student Movement.
Wellesley College News , October 15, 1925, pp. 4, 5, "The Chinese Situation"
Chi-liang Kwei, '25, again writes to the Wellesley College News to try to present the current Chinese political situation more realistically than American newspapers are.
Wellesley College News , October 15, 1925, [Service Fund Extra], "Yenching Prepares to Open New Institution Next Fall"
Yenching College students are spending their last year at the College's present site. The new site will open next year, and the new buildings are described as "Chinese architecture in a modified form."
Wellesley College News , March 25, 1926, p. 1, "Conditions in China Will be Discussed by Miss Phelps"
Deaconess Phelps will speak to the freshmen on the condition of China, stressing the country's attitude toward Christianity. Phelps was the head of Saint Hilda's School in Woo Chang.
Wellesley College News , April 15, 1926, p. 3, "Deaconess Phelps Describes Educational Week in China"
Phelps discusses improvements in the Chinese educational system. She also points out that the Chinese wish for American friendship and cooperation, not domination.
Wellesley College News , April 22, 1926, p. 1, "Sophomore Class to Receive May Day Gift from Yenching"
The sophomore class of Yenching College is sending a gift of several hundred kites to the Wellesley sophomores for May Day or Tree Day.
Wellesley College News , May 6, 1926, p. 7, "Yenching Students Killed in Recent Riot at Peking"
After police opened fire on a peaceful student protest in Peking, one Yenching student was killed and another was seriously wounded. Many more students from other colleges were also killed.
Wellesley College News , May 13, 1926, p. 3, "Yenching Uses Wellesley's Annual Gift Advantageously"
Yenching College has used Wellesley's annual gift to hire more Wellesley alumnae and teachers.
Wellesley College News , May 13, 1926, p. 8, "Wellesley Graduate Student Translates Chinese Poetry"
Wan Ying Hsieh, a graduate of Yenching College and now a graduate student at Wellesley, is translating Chinese poetry into English.
Wellesley College News , May 27, 1926, p. 2, "Yenching Sophomores Greet Wellesley Sophomore Class"
A letter from a Yenching sophomore greets the Wellesley sophomores and tells them of the kites that they have sent to the Wellesley sophomores. The letter also mentions the tragic death of a Yenching sophomore in a student protest in Peking.
Wellesley College News , October 21, 1926, [Service Fund Extra], "Wellesley's Little Sisters"-Yenching College students conduct a refuge in the area of China most affected by famine. The refuge is the first enterprise run entirely by Chinese women without foreign supervision.
Wellesley College News , January 27, 1927, p. 3, "Yenching College Moves at Last into Its New Buildings"
Alice B. Frame, the dean of Yenching College, writes to Wellesley to say that Yenching students and faculty have at last moved into the new buildings at the new site of the College.
Wellesley College News , March 24, 1927, p. 1, "Chinese Point of View on Crisis Will Be Presented"
Dean T.T. Lew of the Theological School of Yenching University will speak on "China and Christianity" on April 7.
Wellesley College News , April 14, 1927, pp. 1, 7, "Dean Lew Interprets Chaotic Conditions"
Dean T.T. Lew of the Theological School of Yenching University spoke about the political and social conditions of the country of China.
Wellesley College News , April 21, 1927, p. 6, "Youth Movement in China"
Discusses the Youth Movement led by Chinese students. Also mentions that Dr. Tsi C. Wang has written a book called The Youth Movement in China.
Wellesley College News , October 6, 1927, [Service Fund Extra], "New Buildings Have Been Constructed at Yenching"
Yenching College students have begun living and working in their new buildings, but much work still remains to be done on the College's campus.
Wellesley College News , October 13, 1927, pp. 7, 8, "Radicals Attempt to Down Examinations at Yenching"
Despite the northward advance of the Southern Army and the suggestion by students of the men's college of Yenching University that examinations be cancelled, Yenching University was able to finish its year successfully. The article is a letter written by Augusta Wagner, a secretary at Yenching College, and is dated June 20, 1927.
Wellesley College News , December 8, 1927, p. 2,"Students of China Striving for General Social Reform"
Mr. Chin of Amoy University, China, spoke at the Christian Association meeting on December 4 to discuss the origins of the Chinese Student Movement.
Wellesley College News , January 26, 1928, p. 1, "Zung-Nyi Loh, Wellesley '24, Showed Loyalty at Nanking"
Rebecca Griest, '12, a teacher at Ginling College, Nanking, wrote to Wellesley to tell of the bravery of Zung-Nyi Loh, '24, during the fighting at Nanking in March 1927.

Wellesley College News , October 4, 1928, [Service Fund Extra], "How Yenching Was Founded at Time of Chinese Crisis"
Describes the beginnings of schools for girls and women in China as Christianity began to influence the country. Women started to want to be educated as men had been for thousands of years. A picture of the College's entrance is included.
Wellesley College News , October 3, 1929, [Service Fund Extra], "Sister College Encourages Development in the Orient"
Description of Yenching College and the benefits it offers to Chinese women. Describes how funds that Wellesley donated to Yenching were used.
Wellesley College News , November 28, 1929, p. 6, "Celebration of the Opening of Yenching University Very Impressive"
The formal opening of the new location of Yenching University took place in the last days of September, 1929. About 300 alumni returned, and there were many formal ceremonies to mark the occasion.
Wellesley College News , February 13, 1930, p. 6, "Positions in China"
Notice of seven positions available at Ginling College, Nanking.
Wellesley College News , February 20, 1930, pp. 6, 8, "Bing Chung Ling Discusses Chinese Youth Movement"
At the meeting of the Cosmopolitan Club on February 14, Bing Chung Ling spoke on the Youth Movement in China.
Wellesley College News , May 1, 1930, p. 7, "Some Foreign Positions"
Ginling College and Canton Christian College, both in China, are looking for several faculty members.
Wellesley College News , January 22, 1931, p. 7, "Positions in China"
Descriptions of several vacant faculty and staff positions at Lingnan University, Canton, China.
Wellesley College News , May 14, 1931, p. 6, "Yenching Spends Our Yuletide Gift"
Yenching College is using Wellesley's Christmas gift of $4500 to pay the salaries of several faculty and staff members.
Wellesley College News , October 8, 1931, [Service Fund Extra], "Chinese Girls Enjoy Rare Opportunity at Yenching"
Description of Yenching College and the new campus. A photograph of the home economics building is included.
Wellesley College News , November 19, 1931, p. 1, "Manchuria Topic of Lecture Here"
Lucius Porter, a professor at Yenching University, will lecture on Manchuria on November 24 in Billings Hall.
Wellesley College News , December 3, 1931, pp. 1, 3, "Harvard Lecturer Explains Present Manchurian Unrest"
On November 24, Lucius Porter, of Yenching University, lectured a group of students and faculty on three pairs of conflicting interests that contribute to the unrest in Manchuria.
Wellesley College News , October 6, 1932, [Service Fund Extra], "Yenching University Receives $250,000 Grant from Rockefeller"-Yenching University, which passed through a financial crisis at the time of the Great Depression, has received $250,000 from John Rockefeller. The article notes what the money will be used for.
Wellesley College News , March 2, 1933, p. 1, "Miss Boynton is to Speak on Chinese Sister College"
Grace Boynton, '12, a faculty member of Yenching College, will lecture on Yenching and conditions in China on March 6.
Wellesley College News , March 9, 1933, pp. 1, 3, "Alumna Describes Student Life in Chinese University"
Grace Boynton, '12, lectured on Yenching University, pointing out that the women's college, Yenching College, is only a small part of the University. Boynton showed slides of the University.
Wellesley College News , April 20, 1933, pp. 1, 2, "Student Requests Aid of America to Chinese"
The Wellesley College News reprints an article entitled, "Which Way America?", by University of Hawaii freshman Harry Jen-sheng Mao. The article, which came to America by way of Yenching University, asks America to help the Chinese in their present struggles.
Wellesley College News , April 27, 1933, pp. 1, 2, "Chinese Crisis Evokes Student Participation"
Frances P'ei-Yueh Ch'en, a senior at Yenching College, writes an article that gives insight into the views of Chinese students and the Student Movement in China.
Wellesley College News , November 16, 1933, p. 6, "Service Fund Cuts Yenching Donation"
The Wellesley Service Fund has cut its donation to Yenching College this year from $4,500 to $3,500 in order to give more funds to worthy American organizations.
Wellesley College News , May 24, 1934, p. 2, "Service Fund Backs Girls of Modern Chinese College"
Although the Wellesley Service Fund cut their usual contribution to Yenching College by $1,000 earlier this year, they hope to be able to set aside $500 extra to donate to Yenching later this year. The article offers a general description of Yenching.
Wellesley College News , October 4, 1934, [Service Fund Extra], "Yenching in Wellesley"
Hui Ching Lu, a Yenching College graduate, is now a graduate student in physical education at Wellesley. The article describes her athletic pursuits. A photograph is included.
Wellesley College News , October 18, 1934, p. 4, "Yenching Sponsors Community Center"
Mrs. N. Gist Gee, wife of the vice-president of Yenching University, explains the work of the Rural Community Center, established by Yenching in the North China plain.
Wellesley College News , January 17, 1935, p. 2, "Leaders Tell of Progress Chinese Education Has Made"-According to leaders of the American board that governs the thirteen Chinese Christian Colleges, the Chinese schools are making educational progress.
Wellesley College News , February 14, 1935, p. 2, "Letter from Yenching"
Numerous Wellesley students wrote Christmas letters to Yenching College students, and the Acting Dean of Yenching, Margaret Bailey Speer, has written a note of thanks.
Wellesley College News , May 23, 1935, p. 8, "Yenching Meets Wellesley in Series of Tennis Games"
On May 19, at Wellesley, two Yenching College graduates faced six Wellesley students/graduates in singles and doubles tennis. Probably due to their greater numbers, Wellesley managed to defeat Yenching.
Wellesley College News , October 3, 1935, p. 2, "Yenching Opens Drive to Gain Endowment"
Yenching College seeks to create an endowment of $1 million. One Yenching graduate, now a graduate student at Wellesley, has designed a "Wellesley-Yenching cushion" to sell to Wellesley students and faculty as a fundraiser.
Wellesley College News , October 3, 1935, p. 6, "Doctor Discusses Crisis; Lauds 'Wellesley in China'"
Dr. Brewer Eddy gave a sermon at Houghton Memorial Chapel discussing the present-day crises in Europe, in Africa, and in China. Eddy mentioned how Wellesley is helping to create a "new China" through Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, '17, and through Wellesley's sister college, Yenching.
Wellesley College News , October 10, 1935, [Service Fund Extra], "Our Sister College"
Margaret Hayes, a Wellesley sophomore transfer student from Yenching College, describes Yenching and her life there in this article.
Wellesley College News , November 14, 1935, p. 6, "Letters to Yenching"
A last call for Christmas letters to Yenching College freshmen.
Wellesley College News , February 20, 1936, p. 6, "Movies about China"
On February 27, the Wellesley Christian Association will show a movie that follows the life of a young Chinese woman who attends Ginling College, Nanking. Mrs. T. D. Macmillan, Executive Director of the Associated Boards for Christian Colleges in China, will explain some of the similarities and differences between Ginling and Yenching College.
Wellesley College News , April 16, 1936, p. 8, "Yenching Alumna Sells Blue Sealed Cushions"
A Yenching College alumna doing graduate work at Wellesley is selling blue and gold cushion covers made in China that feature the Wellesley Seal in the middle and the Chinese symbol for Yenching in each corner. The cost is $3 for each cushion, and the proceeds will go to the Yenching Million Dollar Endowment Fund.
Wellesley College News , October 8, 1936, [Service Fund Extra], "Yenching Pillows"
The Wellesley-Yenching pillow covers, featuring the Wellesley seal and the Chinese symbol for Yenching, are available for $3 from various students. The proceeds go to the Yenching Million Dollar Endowment Fund.
Wellesley College News , December 3, 1936, pp. 6, 7, "Students Hear about Yenching"
Alice Boring, a faculty member of Yenching College, describes Yenching to Wellesley students in a lecture. Boring once taught at Wellesley.
Wellesley College News , January 14, 1937, p. 2, "Chinese Girl Talks on A.S.U. Convention"
At the recent convention of the All-Chinese Student Union in Chicago, Lo Tsei of Singapore spoke about the many challenges that Chinese students face.
Wellesley College News , October 28, 1937, pp. 1 ,3, "Yenching's Burlingame"
Agnes Ch'en Fang-chih, a 1935 alumna of Yenching College, writes to Wellesley to express her and Yenching's gratitude for Wellesley's relationship with Yenching.
Wellesley College News , October 28, 1937, pp. 1, 3, "Yenching Dean Tells of Japanese Advance"
Dean Margaret Speer of Yenching College discussed the Japanese advance in Manchuria and its effects on the Yenching students at a Wellesley History Department dinner.
Wellesley College News , October 28, 1937, pp. 1, 3, "Miss M. Speer Visits at Wellesley; Describes Campus Life at Yenching"
Dean Margaret Speer of Yenching College described daily life at Yenching, which includes bomb drills, to Wellesley students.
Wellesley College News , November 18, 1937, p. 1, "Wellesley Participates in College Movement for Advancement of Higher Education in China"
Wellesley is helping to promote higher education in China along with other American colleges such as Harvard, Princeton, the University of Missouri, Smith, the University of Pittsburgh, and others.
Wellesley College News , October 4, 1938, [Service Fund Extra], "Yenching Holds Classes during Chinese Battles"
Despite a recent battle only several miles away from the College, Yenching students continued to hold classes.
Wellesley College News , October 13, 1938, p. 7, "Mme Sun Sees Unity for China of the Future"
On October 11, Kuo-Sien Wong Sun, '25, lectured in Green Hall on the present situation in China. She included in her lecture a description of the destruction of ninety percent of the universities of Shanghai. Mme Sun does feel a sense of hope for China's future, though.
Wellesley College News , November 17, 1938, pp. 3, 7, "Mrs. D. Y. Lin Dies; Was Chinese Prisoner"
Mrs. D. Y. Lin, '13, worked as a secretary at the Shanghai Y.W.C.A. and later as a physical education professor at Ginling College, Nanking. Her tireless efforts during the current war exhausted her, and she died of a heart attack recently.
Wellesley College News , November 2, 1939, [Service Fund Supplement], "War Emphasizes Value of Sister College Yenching"
In all of occupied northern China, Yenching College is one of only two colleges to remain open. It has accepted more students than usual this year since so many colleges are closed.
Wellesley College News , November 7, 1940, p. 4, "Yenching Needs Help of Wellesley Sisters Now"
If Yenching University is to be able to maintain its present academic standards, it requires financial assistance from Wellesley and other organizations immediately.
Wellesley College News , November 27, 1940, p. 3, "Miss Boynton Will Tell of Experiences in China"
On December 1, Grace Boynton, '12, a member of the English Department of Yenching University, will lecture on her experiences in China during Japanese occupation.
Wellesley College News , December 5, 1940, p. 3, "Miss Boynton Describes Two Chinese Gardens"
On a lecture on December 2 in the Botany Lecture Room, Grace Boynton, '12, described two Chinese gardens that she had visited. Boring is a professor at Yenching University.
Wellesley College News , November 3, 1941, pp. 1, 3, "Yenching Students Continue Work as Guns Blast and Rumble near"
Anlin Wong, a graduate of Yenching University and now a graduate student at Wellesley, describes how Yenching students continue with their daily activities despite the fighting.
Wellesley College News , October 8, 1942, p. 7, "Work Done by Chinese Graduates on Display at Mary Hemenway Hall"
The Department of Hygiene and Physical Education has arranged for an exhibit of material having to do with Chinese women who have graduated from that department since 1913. One of these students has passed away, and a scholarship fund in her memory has been established at Ginling College. Another works at Ginling College. No word has been received from another alumna featured in the exhibit since the closing of Yenching University.
Wellesley College News , October 12, 1942, pp. 1, 4, "Yenching Carries on in Chengtu after Hazardous 2100-mile Trek"
After the U.S. entered World War II, Japanese forces seized the buildings of Yenching University. Many Chinese faculty were arrested, and foreign faculty were interned. The students and remaining faculty made a dangerous 2100-mile journey to Chengtu to continue classes.
Wellesley College News , September 23, 1943, p. 1, "Miss McAfee Entertains Dr. Wu of Ginling Here"
Dr. Wu Yi-fang, President of Ginling College, Nanking, will visit Wellesley on September 26.
Wellesley College News , September 27, 1943, p. 2, "Yenching Goes On"
Describes Yenching University students' 2100-mile trek to Chengtu and their new life there. Contrasts Yenching students' difficulties to Wellesley students' difficulties.
Wellesley College News , September 27, 1943, pp. 2, 4, "Letter from a Wellesley Graduate"
A Wellesley graduate working at Yenching University in Chengtu describes the terrible conditions but goes on to say that the students are optimistic about the future.
Wellesley College News , September 30, 1943, p. 4, "Chinese Women Brave Dangers and Continue Their College Education"
Describes how the Japanese seized Yenching University after the U.S. entered World War II and how the Yenching students traveled to Chengtu. They believe they are doing their country a service by continuing their education.
Wellesley College News , January 27, 1944, p. 6, "Alumna Tells Uses of Fund for Yenching"
A committee of three Yenching University faculty members has been formed to decide the use of the Wellesley Service Fund's recent contribution of $5000 to Yenching University. Tells how the money will probably be used.
Wellesley College News , April 20, 1944, p. 1, "Yenching Dean Here from China"
Margaret Speer, former Dean of Women at Yenching University, and Augusta Wagner, '24, a faculty member of Yenching, will give an informal talk at Wellesley about the state of Yenching.
Wellesley College News , April 27, 1944, p. 9, "Former Yenching Dean Speaks at Tower Court"
Former Yenching University Dean of Women Margaret Speer and Augusta Wagner, '24, told Wellesley students of the perseverance of Yenching students in continuing their studies.
Wellesley College News , January 25, 1945, p. 1, "Dr. Yang Visits Wellesley as Mei-Ling Soong Lecturer"
Dr. Yang Yung-ching, President of Soochow University, China, lectured on international peace and cultural understanding at Wellesley.
Wellesley College News , April 5, 1945, p. 3, "Ellen Lin, Chinese Grad Student, Spent Three Years Escaping Japs to Study Education at Wellesley"
Ellen Lin, a graduate of the South West Associated University, China, spent four months on the Burma road trying to escape from Japanese forces. She then spent about a year in India before she could get a visa to come to the U.S. and study education at Wellesley.
Wellesley College News , November 1, 1945, p. 6, "Dr. Y. P. Mei, Head of Yenching University, to Visit Sister College"
Dr. Y. P. Mei, President of Yenching University, will visit Wellesley on November 12 and 13.
Wellesley College News , November 8, 1945, p. 6, "Dr. Yi-pao Mei, Yenching University's President since 1942, will be at Wellesley on November 12 and 13. Upperclasswomen are invited to attend an informal lecture on the 12th, and Dr. Mei will be present at an open house given by the Christian Association on the 13th."
Wellesley College News , November 4, 1946, p. 2, "Yenching Appeals for Help"
Lu Hui Ching, '37, Acting Dean of Women at Yenching University, writes to Wellesley to ask for monetary contributions. Yenching will have to close soon if it cannot find the funds to meet operating expenses.
Wellesley College News , February 27, 1947, p. 7, "Hardships at Yenching University Do Not Influence High Standards"
A letter written by a Wellesley alumna who visited Yenching University describes the dedication and optimistic outlook of the Yenching students and faculty despite hardship.
Wellesley College News , October 23, 1947, p. 2, "Your Sister Is Starving!"
Living conditions at Yenching University are barely above a subsistence level. Yenching very much appreciates Wellesley, but many Wellesley students are completely ignorant of the existence of Yenching. Through the next four years, an intensive study of the Wellesley-Yenching relationship will be made by an all-college committee. Its recommendations will be submitted for a vote.
Wellesley College News , November 3, 1947, p. 4, "Yenching Lives midst Broken Pipes, Rooms Blackened by Japs in War"
Mu-Lien Hseuh, a Yenching University graduate and assistant in the Wellesley Botany Department, describes how money from the Wellesley Service Fund has helped the students and faculty of Yenching.
Wellesley College News , November 6, 1947, pp. 1, 4, "Committee Works to Better Our Yenching Relationship"
At the end of four years, there will be an all-college vote as to whether Wellesley should try to revitalize its relationship with Yenching University or end the relationship between the two schools because of Wellesley students' ignorance of Yenching.
Wellesley College News , March 4, 1948, p. 1, "Marriage Remains First Duty of Chinese Women"
Conditions at Yenching University remain poor, and despite the relatively progressive nature of the University, the women there still see marriage as their first duty.
Wellesley College News , April 22, 1948, pp. 1, 4, "Yenching, Wellesley Plan to Exchange Scholarships"
A scholarship program in which a Wellesley graduate student will study at Yenching University for one year and a Yenching graduate student will study at Wellesley for a year has been arranged. In the first exchange, Ruth Wick, Wellesley '48, will study at Yenching, and Mu-lien Hseuh, a Yenching graduate, will study at Wellesley.
Wellesley College News , October 21, 1948, pp. 6, 8, "Ruth Wick Writes from Yenching"
Ruth Wick, Wellesley's exchange graduate student at Yenching University, writes to tell of her journey to Yenching, her arrival there, and her first impressions of the University.
Wellesley College News , October 21, 1948, p. 8, "Committee Will Establish Real Yenching Bond"
The Student-Faculty Committee for Yenching is looking for ways to increase Wellesley students' awareness of Yenching University. The article mentions the names of the students on the board.
Wellesley College News , January 20, 1949, pp. 1, 8, "Wick Points out Threats at Yenching"
Ruth Wick, '48, Wellesley's exchange graduate student studying at Yenching University, was advised to leave China due to the Communist threat. She left China in November.
Wellesley College News , February 25, 1949, pp. 1, 7, "Talk Describes Chinese Crisis"
Dr. George F. Winfield, Secretary of the United Board of Christian Churches in China, will give a lecture on March 3 on the "Crisis in China." The lecture is sponsored by the Wellesley-Yenching Foundation.
Wellesley College News , May 5, 1949, p. 2, "Letter from China"
In a letter to Ruth Wick, '48, Grace Boynton, '12, a faculty member of Yenching University, describes the Communist takeover of China. The quality of life seems to have improved so far, and many students support the Communists.
Wellesley College News , November 17, 1949, pp. 1, 3, "Hu Shih Treats Classical Study"
Dr. Hu Shih, noted Chinese scholar and President of Peking University, lectured on the faults of a classical Chinese education on November 9.
Wellesley College News , December 1, 1949, p. 5, "Dr. Hu Shih Finds Diversity at Wellesley Stimulating; Opposes Peace-Time Restriction of Minority Opinion"
Dr. Hu Shih, President of Peking University, spoke to a variety of classes about academic freedom and the importance of minority opinion.
Wellesley College News , May 4, 1950, p. 6, "Professor Represents Yenching at Tea"
Grace Boynton, '12, Professor of English at Yenching University, spoke at a tea given by the Wellesley-Yenching Committee on the possible benefits of Communism in China.

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