1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Zhangjiakou (China)--History.

  1. Frans August Larson family papers, 1864-2021

    4,500 items. 14 containers plus 2 oversize. 5.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Frans August Larson, Swedish-born missionary, expedition guide, entrepreneur, and diplomatic advisor in Mongolia; his wife, Mary Rodgers Larson, American missionary in northern China; their children, especially Mary Larson Walker and her husband, writer C. Lester Walker. Correspondence, photographs, writings, and other records relating to family life and activities during their time in Mongolia and Kalgan (Zhangjiakou), China, 1893-1939, and subsequent years in the United States, primarily in Alabama, California, and Connecticut, and on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.