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Charles Tenney papers

Identifier: MS-794
The collection contains seven essays authored by Tenney and one speech. The essays appear to be written toward the end of or after his career as a university president and foreign service officer in China. Somewhat biographical in nature, the essays touch on educational reform in China, religious history in China, the modernization of Chinese language, and Viceroy Li Hung-Chang. The papers also include Tenney's english translation of two of the three Kaifeng temple stones.


  • Majority of material found within 1919 - 1930
  • 1919 - 1986


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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)


Charles Tenney (1857-1939), university president. The collection contains seven essays and a speech authored by Tenney concerning education, religion, language, Li Hung-Chang and the history of China.

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Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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