Title of Collection

William James & Clara Bishop Papers, 1901-1969

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Inclusive Dates--Bulk


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains letters, photos, and books related to William and Clara Bishop's mission work for the Churches of Christ in Japan.

Donor Note

Mary Bishop Arledge


This collection was reboxed and reordered in order to match the finding aid previously created for it when it was added to the University Manuscripts.

Content List

Box #1 Folders 1-6 contain letters and correspondence between the Bishops, McCalebs, McQuiddys, Hiratsukas, and others Much of the material is photocopied and in labeled folders Box #2 “Plain Statement of the Work in Japan” by William J. Bishop History of the Church in Japan by Yunosuke Hiratsuka Japanese translation of History of the Church in Japan by Yunosuke Hiratsuka Photographs


Churches of Christ--Japan



Extent of Collection

Two boxes

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #347

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Diana Fleming, Brady Cox

Subjects--Personal Names

Bishop, William James; Bishop, Clara; McCaleb, James Harding (1896-1982); Hiratsuka, Yunosuke


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