Oriental Education Commission

Oriental Education Commission

Oriental Education Commission
China Pictures, 1909 1
III: Events
Photograph taken in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China April 12, 1909 in the yámen of the Provincial Treasurer during a visit by Mr. Ernest DeWitt Burton and Mr. Thomas C. Chamberlin, members of the Oriental Educational Commission of the University of Chicago. The seven Chinese officials are: The Literary Chancellor, Provincial Treasurer, (host), Commissioner of Education, his deputy, Head of the Foreign Office, Head of the Industrial Department, and Head of the Police Department. Second row: Mr. Davidson, English Quaker Missionary (second left), Rollin T. Chamberlin, University of Chicago (fourth left), Rev. Joseph Beach, American Methodist Missionary (sixth left), Dr. Henry T. Hodgkin (ninth left); and Y. T. Yang, interpreter (tenth left). First row: Thomas C. Chamberlin (second left), Ernest DeWitt Burton (fourth left).
Burton, Ernest DeWitt, 1856-1925 | Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas, 1881-1948 | Chamberlin, Thomas Chrowder, 1843-1928 | Missionaries--China
Photographic prints; 27.0 x 21.0 cm
Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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