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Photo album

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-1969  Search this
Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Extent:
135 Items (gelatin silver prints mounted on pages with typed captions)
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Place:
China
China -- Description and Travel
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Suzhou Shi (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Shanghai (China)
Date:
1925
Scope and Contents note:
"Summer 1925" (on cover). Verso label, "Dorothy and Benjamin March." 6 ½" x 9 ½", cloth covered and bound. 119 photographs. Black and white photographs, affixed to pages, all captioned and dated, 30 June 1925 to August 1925. Includes the March's wedding portraits; Nanking; Hangchou; Soochow; Kiukiang; the Yangtse; Wuhu.
Scope and Contents:
Bound album of photographs depicting the wedding of Benjamin March and Dorothy Rowe in Nanjing and their subsequent honeymoon in Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai. Also include photographs of Guling summer retreat with the Rowe family and the John C. Ferguson. Includes a later additon of seprated pages of photographs and ephemera from the wedding.
1925年相册。封面標題:1925夏。1925年6月30日至1925年8月,照片119张。其中包括馬尓智的婚礼照片、南京、杭州。
Photo album: "Summer 1925"
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1995.10 5.2.08
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10, File FSA A1995.10 5.2.08
See more items in:
Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 5: Graphic Materials / 5.2: Photo albums
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32465fe90-efef-4f1a-900b-35f5fc5ed804
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref476

The making of the "Rape of Nanking" : history and memory in Japan, China, and the United States / Takashi Yoshida

Title:
History and memory in Japan, China, and the United States
Author:
Yoshida, Takashi 1963-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (x, 268 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
China
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng)
Japan
USA
Nanking
Date:
2006
20th century
Topic:
Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937  Search this
Nanking--Massaker  Search this
History  Search this
Massaker  Search this
Call number:
DS796.N2 Y63 2006 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149485

John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers

Creator:
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945  Search this
Names:
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945  Search this
Extent:
6.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Newspaper clippings
Photographs
Photograph albums
Speeches
Place:
Shanghai (China)
China
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
circa 1850s-1988
bulk 1900-1945
Summary:
The John Calvin Ferguson Family papers measure 6.4 linear feet, and date from circa 1850s to 1988, with the bulk dating from 1900 to 1945. The bulk of the papers consists of John Calvin Ferguson's personal, professional, and family correspondence, and correspondence between other members of the Ferguson family. The papers also include biographical materials; sermons, speeches, and writings by Ferguson and others; printed materials, both collected and given to Ferguson; and photographs, including five photograph albums.
Scope and Contents:
The John Calvin Ferguson Family papers measure 6.4 linear feet, and date from circa 1850s to 1988, with the bulk dating from 1900 to 1945. The bulk of the papers consists of John Calvin Ferguson's personal, professional, and family correspondence, and correspondence between other members of the Ferguson family. The papers also include biographical materials; sermons, speeches, and writings by Ferguson and others; printed materials, both collected and given to Ferguson; and photographs, including five photograph albums.

Biographical materials includes various business cards and professional contacts; an ink sketch portrait of Ferguson by Li Yuling; various membership documents and cards; memorial service and obituary materials for Ferguson and members of the Ferguson family; repatriation documentation and materials from the M. S. Gripsholm; and assorted genealogical and family documents.

Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection, and is both professional and personal in nature. Much of John Calvin Ferguson's correspondence documents his activities and movements while living in China, as well as the state of the political and social climate during the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in 1912 and as the Second Sino-Japan War begins in 1937. His journey back to the United States aboard the M. S. Gripsholm, as well as his failing health, are also much discussed topics. Extensive correspondence between other members of the Ferguson family are also found within the papers, including Ferguson's wife, Mary Elizabeth Wilson, and his children.

Sermons, speeches, and writings reflect Ferguson's many career interests, including his work as a minister, education administrator, and as an ambassador with the Chinese government. The collection also contains printed materials and photographs, including five photograph albums.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 6 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1915-1981 [Box 1, 1 OV Folder; 0.5 linear feet]

Series 2: John Calvin Ferguson Correspondence, 1902-circa 1945 [Boxes 1-7; 2.2 linear feet]

Series 3: Ferguson Family Correspondence, 1886-1982 [Boxes 7-12; 2.1 linear feet]

Series 4: Sermons, Speeches, and Writings, 1896-1988 [Boxes 12-13; 0.3 linear feet]

Series 5: Printed Material, 1896-1988 [Boxes 13-14; 0.4 linear feet]

Series 6: Photographs, circa 1850s-1967 [Boxes 14-17; 0.9 linear feet]
Biographical / Historical:
John Calvin Ferguson (1866-1945) was an author, collector and scholar of Chinese art, Methodist minister, university president, and Chinese government advisor, born in Napanee, Ontario.

Ferguson attended Albert College in Ontario, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1886 from Boston University, and was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church shortly thereafter. He received his PhD from Boston University in 1902. In 1887, he married Mary Elizabeth Wilson (1866-1938) and was sent to China as a Methodist missionary, where he spent his first year studying Chinese in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, downriver from Nanjing on the Yangzi. In Nanjing, Ferguson helped found the Methodist school, Huiwen Shuyuan (later Nanjing University), and worked to establish a western curriculum with departments of liberal arts, medicine, and theology. He was the first president of the university, as well as treasurer and then superintendent of the Central China Mission until 1897, when he left the ministry.

In 1897, Qing official Sheng Xuanhuai (1847-1916) invited Ferguson to become first president of Nanyang College at Shanghai, where he worked for five years before leaving his position to assist Sheng with his governmental duties. Ferguson then became a member of the Treaty Commission and foreign secretary to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce in 1902, and chief secretary of the Imperial Chinese Railway Administration a year later until 1905. Concurrently, he was foreign advisor to the Viceroys of Nanjing and Wuchang. While in Shanghai, he was Honorary Secretary of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society and editor of the Journal from 1902 to 1911, then becoming president for a year. During his last year in Shanghai, he was Chairman of the Famine Relief Commission until moving to Beijing in 1911 to become foreign secretary to the Ministry of Posts and Communications. He remained in Beijing after the fall of the Qing Dynasty, becoming active in the Red Cross and subsequently Vice President of the Red Cross Society.

In Shanghai, Ferguson developed a popular Chinese-language daily newspaper in 1899, Sin Wan Pao, which he owned until 1929. He began collecting Chinese art objects while in Nanjing, and studied Chinese art and literature in earnest while in Beijing. In 1912, Ferguson became a buyer of Chinese art objects for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, becoming a fellow in perpetuity and honorary fellow in recognition of his work. He was then wholly launched into the collecting field, becoming a dealer of Chinese art, working between collectors and vendors in Peking for American museums and individuals, as well as developing his own collection. After being appointed advisor to the new Chinese Republican government in 1915, he traveled between the United States and China until setting up permanent residence with his family in Beijing in 1919. During this time in Beijing he wrote and lectured extensively on Chinese art and archaeology. He ultimately donated the bulk of his personal collection, over one thousand Chinese art objects, to Nanjing University in 1934 for which he received an official thanks by public mandate from the Chinese government. Other gifts of his collection were made to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

He remained in his Beijing home until 1943 when he returned to the United States with his daughter, Mary, via the M. S. Gripsholm. He died in Clifton Springs, New York on August 3, 1945.

This biography draws heavily from Lara Jaishree Netting's book, A Perpetual Fire: John C. Ferguson and His Quest for Chinese Art and Culture, Hong Kong University Press, 2013; and R. H. Van Gulik's article, "Dr. John c. Ferguson's 75th Anniversary," Monumenta Serica: Journal of Oriental Studies of the Catholic University of Peking, Vol. VI, 1941.

Genealogy Chart, Ferguson FamilyJohn Calvin Ferguson, m. Mary Elizabeth Wilson -- Luther Mitchell, m. Edith GrayHelen Matilda 1) m. George E. Tucker2) m. John C. BeaumontAlice MaryFlorence Wilson 1) m. Jay C. Huston2) m. Raymond C. MackayCharles John, m. Isabel M. MarindinMary EstherRobert Mason, m. Margaret SparrDuncan PomeroyPeter Blair, m. Elizabeth Hamlen
Provenance:
The John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers were donated to the Archives by Ferguson's grandson, Peter Ferguson, in 1999.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Occupation:
Political consultants -- China  Search this
Art collectors -- China  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Newspaper clippings
Letters (correspondence) -- 19th century
Photographs
Photograph albums
Speeches
Citation:
John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D. C., Gift of Peter Ferguson.
Identifier:
FSA.A1999.33
See more items in:
John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc311330381-7f7a-4ab7-9be6-872334e2c42d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1999-33
Online Media:

W. Thomas Chase and Thomas Lawton on Tour of China

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lawton, Thomas 1931-  Search this
Chase, W. T. (William Thomas)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 4 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
1974
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [2003-3450]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_396069

Nanjing wen wu zhi / Nanjing shi di fang zhi bian zuan wei yuan hui bian

Title:
南京文物志 / 南京市地方志编篡委员会编
Author:
Nanjing Shi di fang zhi bian zuan wei yuan hui  Search this
Physical description:
16, 31, 731 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
1997
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DS796.N2 N2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_849964

Nanjing wen wu jing hua / [zhu bian Nanjing Shi wen hua ju, Nanjing Shi wen wu ju]

Title:
南京文物精華 / [主編南京市文化局, 南京市文物局]
Author:
Nanjing Shi (China) Wen hua ju  Search this
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China) Wen wu ju  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
China
Nanjing Shi
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
2000
Topic:
Art, Chinese  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DS796.N2 N3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_852304

Nanjing Ming dai cheng qiang / Yang Guoqing zhu

Title:
南京明代城墙/ 杨国庆著
Author:
Yang, Guoqing  Search this
Physical description:
4, 3, 5, 304 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Nanjing Shi
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
2002
Topic:
City walls  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DS797.56.N365 Y36 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_852504

The southern metropolis : pictorial art in 17th-century Nanjing / edited by Richard Vinograd

Title:
Pictorial art in 17th-century Nanjing
Author:
Vinograd, Richard Ellis  Search this
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University  Search this
Stanford University Department of Art and Art History  Search this
Physical description:
19 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
2002
C2002
Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1912
Topic:
Art, Chinese  Search this
Art  Search this
Art, Chinese--Themes, motives  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Descriptions  Search this
Call number:
N7343.5 .S68 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_853475

Nanjing min guo jian zhu / zhu bian Lu Haiming, Yang Xinhua ; fu zhu bian Pu Xiaonan

Title:
南京民国建筑 / 主编卢海鸣, 杨新华 ; 副主编濮小南
Author:
Lu, Haiming  Search this
Yang, Xinhua  Search this
Pu, Xiaonan  Search this
Physical description:
4, 7, 524 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Anecdotes
Place:
China
Nanjing Shi
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
2001
20th century
Topic:
Architecture--History  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
NA1547.N36 N363 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_854561

Jiankang shi lu / Xu Song zhuan ; [Meng Zhaogeng, Sun Shuqi, Wu Yiye dian jiao]

Title:
建康實錄 / 許嵩撰 ; [孟昭庚, 孫述圻, 伍貽業點校]
Author:
Xu, Song active 8th century  Search this
Physical description:
5, 2, 2, 7, 583 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
1987
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
DS796.N2 H78
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_871406

Jinling shi chao di wang zhou. Nanjing juan / Gao Shusen, Shao Jian'guang bian

Title:
金陵十朝帝王州. 南京卷 / 高树森, 邵建光编
Author:
Gao, Shusen  Search this
Shao, Jian'guang  Search this
Physical description:
11, ii, 223 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
1991
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
DS796.N2 C497
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_881969

The temples of Anking and their cults : a study of modern Chinese religion ... / [by] John Knight Shryock

Author:
Shryock, John Knight 1890-  Search this
Physical description:
[5]-206 p., 22 pl. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
1931
Topic:
Temples  Search this
Mythology, Chinese  Search this
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_883241

Beiyinyangying : xin shi qi shi dai ji Shang Zhou shi qi yi zhi fa jue bao gao / Nanjing bo wu yuan

Title:
北陰陽營 : 新石器时代及商周时期遗址发掘报告 / 南京博物院
Excavations of the Beiyinyangying site
Author:
Nanjing bo wu yuan  Search this
Physical description:
10, 168 p., 2, 72 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng)
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
1993
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DS793.N27 P45
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_884135

Jinling Da bao en si ta zhi / Zhang Huiyi zhu

Title:
金陵大報恩寺塔志 / 張惠衣著
Author:
Zhang, Huiyi  Search this
Subject:
Da bao en si (Nanjing Shi, China)  Search this
Physical description:
2, 3, 1, 150 p., [8] leaves (1 folded) of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Place:
China
Nanjing Shi
Date:
199u
1937
199u?]
Topic:
Buddhist temples  Search this
Buddhist literature, Chinese  Search this
Call number:
BQ6344 .C27
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_885081

Nanjing chu tu Liu chao mu zhi / Nanjing shi bo wu guan bian

Title:
南京出土六朝墓誌 / 南京市博物馆编
Author:
Nanjing Shi bo wu guan  Search this
Physical description:
[96] p. : chiefly facsims. ; 36 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
1980
Three kingdoms-Sui dynasty, 220-618
Topic:
Calligraphy, Chinese--History  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
751.5 .N2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_891484

Ming dai Nanjing xue shu ren wu zhuan / Shen Xinlin zhu bian

Title:
明代南京学术人物传 / 沈新林主编
Author:
Shen, Xinlin  Search this
Physical description:
13, 4, 573 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
China
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng)
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
2004
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Topic:
Scholars  Search this
Authors, Chinese  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1006999

Shan shui cheng : Nanjing li shi wen hua zhi lü / Yi Jiasheng, Mao Xiaoling, Zhang Lei zhu

Title:
山水城 : 南京历史文化之旅 / 易家胜, 毛晓玲, 张蕾著
Nanjing li shi wen hua zhi lü
南京历史文化之旅
Author:
Yi, Jiasheng  Search this
Mao, Xiaoling  Search this
Zhang, Lei  Search this
Physical description:
2, 184 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng)
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
2006
Topic:
Historic sites  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_932842

Hongwu Jing cheng tu zhi / Li bu zuan xiu. Jinling gu jin tu kao / Chen Yi zhuan

Title:
洪武京城图志 / 礼部纂修. 金陵古今图考 / 陈沂撰
Author:
Chen, Yi 1469-1538 Jinling gu jin tu kao  Search this
China Li bu (Ministry of Rites)  Search this
Physical description:
3, 6, 101 p. : maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
2006
Topic:
History  Search this
Historical geography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_943336

Nanjing shan shui cheng lin / zhu bian Yang Xinhua, Wang Baolin

Title:
南京山水城林 / 主编杨新华, 王宝林
Author:
Yang, Xinhua  Search this
Wang, Baolin  Search this
Physical description:
12, 2, 2, 2, 2, 4, 862 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng)
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Date:
2007
Topic:
Historic sites  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_992145

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