Margaret Moninger papers 1915-1939


Margaret Moninger papers 1915-1939

Margaret Moninger was a missionary in China for more than two decades. This collection of her papers provides a wealth of information on the distinctive culture of Hainan. The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, various publications, a scrapbook, photographs, and a two volume Hainese-English dictionary.

1.75 linear feet, 7 containers


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Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Hainan Mission (corporateBody)

Moninger, Mary Margaret, 1891-1950 (person)

Mary Margaret Moninger was born near Marshalltown, Iowa on September 23, 1892 to two farmers, William Ringland Moninger and Mary Helen Kellogg. Moninger graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Grinnell College in 1913. She received her M.A. from Grinnell in 1922. She left for Hainan, China in 1915 as a member of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions. Her duties included teaching and acting as a principal at several girls' schools throughout the island of Hainan. She served as secretary, treasurer, an...