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Title: William Francis Junkin letters
Dates: 1895, 1936
Accession Number(s): 2007-009
Extent: 3 pages
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Biographical Note: William Francis Junkin (1870-1947), Presbyterian pastor and missionary, was born on December 26, 1870 in Rockbridge County, Virginia. He attended Austin College and received both a Bachelor of Arts (1892) and Doctorate of Divinity (1904). From 1893-1896, he attended Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Kentucky, where he obtained a Bachelor of Divinity. He was ordained in 1896 by the Arkansas Presbytery and became a foreign missionary to China (1896-1943). After leaving China, he served as a stated supply in Virginia until his death on May 27, 1947.

Scope and Contents: The William Francis Junkin letters consist of two documents. The first is a letter written in 1895 to Samuel Mills Tenney, another Presbyterian pastor serving in Texas. The second is a printed holiday card from Junkin and his wife (1936) with an attached Chinese coin.

Materials in accession #2007-009 were originally held at the Montreat office of the Presbyterian Historical Society. They were transferred to the Austin Seminary Archives in 2007.

Restrictions: Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.

Index Terms:
Junkin, William Francis, 1870-1947.
Presbyterian Church--Clergy.

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Preferred Citation: William Francis Junkin letters, 1895, 1936, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Box Number:
C166a   Letters, 1895, 1936

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