Susan Herring Jefferies Taynton Papers, 1892-1988

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Susan Herring Jefferies Taynton Papers, 1892-1988

Susan Herring Jefferies Taynton Papers, 1892-1988

1892-1988

Papers (1892-1940, 1960-1964, 1972, 1988) consisting of correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, clippings, newspapers and a book pertaining to the life of Rev. David Wells Herring, a Baptist missionary in China. The book titled Papa Wore No Halo was written about Herring by his daughter Susan Herring Jefferies Taynton.

0.143 Cubic feet, 2 archival boxes and 1 oversize folder 270 items

eng, Latn

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Susan Herring Jefferies Taynton was born at Tai An, China, in 1902. Her parents, David Wells Herring (1858-1940) and Alice Rhea Herring, were Baptist missionaries working in the interior of China. Susan Herring first came to the United States in 1920 and attended Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She subsequently led a varied life as a wife and mother of three children, was a statistical analyst at North Carolina State University, and in 1963 her book Papa Wore No Halo was published. ...

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