Bits of old China
Scope and Content Note
The collection is comprised of one bound volume of ink and watercolor drawings and associated captions illustrating the life and customs of Foochow (Fuzhou), China in the early twentieth century. The drawings were collected by Evelyn and Clement Sites, who served as Christian missionaries in China from at least 1901 to 1907. Also included is the original embroidered silk cover for the book.
- Sites, Evelyn Worthley (Person)
The collection is open for research.
The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.
Language of Materials
Ink and watercolor drawings illustrating Foochow (Fuzhou), China in the early twentieth century which were collected by Evelyn and Clement Sites, Christian missionaries who served in China from at least 1901 to 1907.
Acquisition and Custody Information
Gift of Mary G. Worthley (Bates 1924). Accession No.: xx-038.
Description by Kat Stefko, 2006.
Finding aid updated by Pat Webber, 2023.
- Guide to the Bits of old China, 1908
- Edited Full Draft
- Kat Stefko
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- Description is in: English
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