Margaret Moninger papers [microform], 1915-1939.


Margaret Moninger papers [microform], 1915-1939.

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, various publications, a scrapbook, photographs, and a two-volume Hainese-English dictionary. The collection provides a wealth of information on the culture of Hainan. The Manuscripts series includes religious parables and essays on the ethnic groups of Hainan. The newsletters in the collection relate circumstances of the Boxer Rebellion and Hainese communist threats during the 1930s. The academic journals contain essays by Moninger on cultural and ethnic aspects of the Hainan people. The photographs depict the people, culture, architecture, and natural environment of Hainan. The Hainese-English dictionary is handwritten and each entry contains a Hainese character, a phonetic spelling, followed by an English translation.

1.75 linear ft. (4 containers)


SNAC Resource ID: 7704604

University of Oregon Libraries

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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...