Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1884-1968

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Kenneth Scott Latourette was born in Oregon City, Oregon on August 6, 1884. He was educated at Linfield College in Oregon and Yale University. Latourette was a professor of history at Reed College and Denison University and a professor of missions at Yale University. He held leadership positions in the following organizations: American Baptist Convention and Foreign Mission Society, American Historical Association, Far Eastern Association, International Committee of Y.M.C.A.'s, Japan International Christian University Foundation, United Board for Christian Colleges in China, World Council of Churches, and Yale-in-China Association.

From the description of Kenneth Scott Latourette papers, 1861-1968 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702165181

Kenneth Scott Latourette graduated from McMinnville College in 1904.

From the description of Family history : a sketch, 1962 / Kenneth Scott Latourette. (Linfield College). WorldCat record id: 30644012

  • 1884 Aug 6: Born in Oregon City, Oregon, son of DeWitt Clinton and Rhoda (Scott) Latourette
  • 1904: B.S., Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon
  • 1906: B.A., Yale
  • 1909: Ph.D., Yale
  • 1909 - 1910 : Traveling secretary, Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions
  • 1910 - 1912 : Faculty member, College of Yale in China, Changsha, China (forced to return for health reasons)
  • 1914 - 1916 : Prof. of history, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
  • 1916 - 1921 : Prof. of history, Denison University, Granville, Ohio
  • 1918: Ordained to the Baptist ministry
  • 1921 - 1927 : Prof. of missions, Yale
  • 1927 - 1953 : Prof. of missions and Oriental history
  • 1938: Received Order of Jade from Chinese government
  • 1938 - 1946 : Chairman, Department of Religion, Graduate School, Yale
  • 1946 - 1953 : Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Religion, Yale
  • 1953 - 1968 : Prof. Emeritus, Yale
  • 1968 Dec 26: Died in Oregon City, Oregon
Latourette held leadership positions in the following organizations: American Baptist Convention and Foreign Mission Society American Historical Association Far Eastern Association International Board, Y.M.C.A. Japan International Christian University Foundation United Board for Christian Colleges in China World Council of Churches Yale-in-China Association

From the guide to the Kenneth Scott Latourette Papers, 1905-1970, (Yale University Divinity School Library)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Yale-China Association. Yale-China Association records, 1878-2008 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Phillips F. and Ruth A. Greene papers, 1923-1977 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1884-1968. Kenneth Scott Latourette papers, 1861-1968 (inclusive). Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Paul Ramsey Papers, 1934-1984 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Yale-China Association records, 1878-2008 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Wendell Holmes Stephenson Papers, 1820-1968 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
referencedIn Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963. Charles Seymour papers, 1912-1963 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Wilder, Robert Parmelee, 1863-1938. Robert Parmelee Wilder papers, 1840-1940 (inclusive). Yake University Divinity School Library
creatorOf Kenneth Scott Latourette Papers, 1905-1970 Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Lyman Hoover Papers, 1900-1977 Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Henry Burt Wright Papers, 1728-1928 Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Papers, 1878-1972. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Encyclopaedia of Social Sciences, Inc. Records MG2., 1927-1934 Hampshire College Archives
referencedIn Greene, Phillips Foster, 1892-1967. Phillips F. and Ruth A. Greene papers, 1923-1977 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
referencedIn Hoover, Lyman, 1901-. Lyman Hoover papers, 1900-1977 (inclusive). Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Leavens, Dickson Hammond, 1887-. Dickson H. and Marjorie B. Leavens papers, 1904-1972 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Archives of the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, 1886-1964 Yake University Divinity School Library
creatorOf Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1884-1968. Family history : a sketch, 1962 / Kenneth Scott Latourette. Linfield College, Linfield College Libraries
referencedIn Wright, Henry B. (Henry Burt), 1877-1923. Henry Burt Wright papers, 1880-1928. Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Yale-China Association. Yale-China Association records, YRG 37-A, 1877- (inclusive), 1901-1982 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions. Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions records, 1886-1964 (inclusive). Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Conference on Faith and History. Records of Conference on Faith and History, 1966-1978. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
creatorOf Encyclopaedia of Social Sciences, Inc. Records, bulk 1927-1934. Hampshire College, Harold F. Johnson Library
referencedIn Charles Seymour papers, 1912-1963 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Robert Parmelee Wilder Papers, 1840-1940 Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Dickson H. and Marjorie B. Leavens papers, 1904-1972 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960, 1892-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Woodbridge Bingham Papers, 1876-1986 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Fincher, John H. American missionaries and social change in China : collision and confluence, 1994. Linfield College, Linfield College Libraries
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Historical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Association for Asian Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith Bates, M. Searle (Miner Searle), 1897-1978. person
associatedWith Beach, Harlan P. (Harlan Page), 1854-1933. person
correspondedWith Bingham, Woodbridge. person
associatedWith Conference on Faith and History. corporateBody
associatedWith Encyclopaedia of Social Sciences, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Greene, Phillips Foster, 1892-1967. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hoover, Lyman, 1901- person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Japan International Christian University Foundation, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith La Piana, George, 1879-1971 person
associatedWith Latourette, De Witt Clinton, 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Latourette family. family
associatedWith Leavens, Dickson Hammond, 1887- person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith McMinnville College corporateBody
associatedWith Mott, John Raleigh, 1865-1955. person
associatedWith Porter, David Richard, 1882- person
correspondedWith Ramsey, Paul person
associatedWith Scott, Rhoda Ellen, 1855-1943. person
associatedWith Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963. person
correspondedWith Stephenson, Wendell Holmes, 1899-1970 person
associatedWith Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions. corporateBody
associatedWith United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975. person
associatedWith Weigle, Luther Allan, 1880-1976. person
associatedWith Wilder, Robert Parmelee, 1863-1938. person
associatedWith World Council of Churches. corporateBody
associatedWith Wright, Henry B. (Henry Burt), 1877-1923. person
associatedWith Yale-China Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale-in-China Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Young Men's Christian Associations of North America. International Committee. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
China
Subject
Missions
Missions--China
Occupation
Clergy
Authors
Educators
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Birth 1884-08-06

Death 1968-12-26

Americans

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