Editorial
Speaks to Ginling's community and its "family spirit."
Ideal College Women
Speaks of the importance of independence and general health.
To Rev. Eric M. North from John Wilson Wood
A letter from the National Council Protestant Episcopal Church to Rev. Eric M. North concerning the status of the university in light of the Nanking Incident.
A Teacher's Opportunity and Responsibility in a Democracy
Intersections between democracy and education.
To Smith Asking for Financial Assistance
This pamphlet talks about concerns of too many Chinese on the Ginling faculty, and concerns that Ginling is becoming “less” Christian, as well as vaguely talks about Ginling’s position following the Nanking Incident.
Who is Patriotic?
This article seeks to define the difference between being patriotic and traitorous. National allegiance is a topic seriously engaged with by Ginling College students. The writer also considers patriotism from different groups. For instance, the difference between how it is represented by students versus merchants is discussed. The writer goes on to reveal that students have been seriously engaged in the state of China since 1919.
Training for Citizenship
This article goes approaches this subject first by defining what a citizen is. Pei-Djen writes that junior year of high school is a very important moment in a young person’s life to understand citizenship. This way of thinking begins in high school but should continue for the rest of the students’ lives.
The Mott Conference and the Anti-Christian Movement
This article reveals the presence of an Anti-Christian Movement existing at least one year before the Nanking Incident. At the conference, there were representatives from Manchuria, Canton, Hunan, Fukien, Shanghei, and Shantung. The foreigners present were American, British, Danish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish. This information reveals the far-reach of this movement, beyond the United States and the the city of Nanking.
The Teaching of Social Problems in High Schools
The article outlines the type of teacher envisioned to teach this course and the attributes he or she would have. Siao-Mei does raise the issue that it would be problematic to include translated Western texts concerned primarily with Western social problems. The emphasis is on localized knowledge.
A Source Book of Chinese People Revolution
This book contains a chart with information on what starts a revolution. The relationship between the people’s revolution and its advancement through the Northern Expedition.
A Bird's Eye of Chinese Revolution in 1927
This document will help us forge a direct link between the KMT and students’ perception of the Nanking Incident as a whole.
Department of Hygiene and Physical Education Pamphlet
Pamphlets and program reports from the Ginling Physical Education Department. Excerpted from a longer digitized document "Material Related to Department of Hygiene and Physical Education, 1925-1937" from Yale Divinity School's UBCHEA Archive (pages 2-11).
The Rural Service Station Shwen Hwa Cheng, China Needs Your Support
Fundraising pamphlet for the Shwen Hwa Cheng Rural Service Station. Excerpted from a longer digitized document "1939-1950, Related to Rural Service Station" from Yale Divinity School's UBCHEA Archive (pages 62-66).
Diary of One of the Students Who Did Survey Work at Jenshow
Diary excerpts from Ginling students at the Jenshow Rural Service Station, along with adminstrative analyses of these excerpts. Excerpted from a longer digitized document "1939-1950, Related to Rural Service Station" from Yale Divinity School's UBCHEA Archive (pages 8-12).
The Students' Strike Pamphlet
Students challenge the Chinese perceptions of nationalism and identity, and find resistance in their in-betweenness, define the limits that the Americans place on them.
The Ordeal of Nanking
A personal account of the Nanking Incident
Letter to Ellen Koo
Written from a missionary perspective, this letter provides insight into the aftermath of the Nanking Incident. Hsiung speaks of belligerent KMT forces who continuously ask him to allow them to occupy the place.
Letter Concerning the Tsnian Incident
Written more than a year after the Nanking Incident, this letter provides valuable information regarding the aftermath of the Incident. This letter suggests that many of the same ideas that drove the KMT during the Nanking Incident are much the same.
Changes in Curriculum Adopted by Faculty Action
These changes in the curriculum at Ginling came in the aftermath of the 1927 Incident.
Letter to Miss Tyler
This Letter was sent to Miss Tyler in the aftermath of the 1927 Incident. As such, it conveys important information regarding institutional solidarity networks between “Ginling friends” in America and China.
Letter to Nanking Station
Smith’s letter is directed towards members of the Nanking station and is dated to July 7th, 1927 in Shanghai. It speaks on the context of what occured in Nanking and how it later helped with the creation of political movements that defied what the KMT normalized as means to unify the divided state.
Nationalists Draw Missionaries' Fire
The New York Times article displays the influence American missionaries and militarized forces had on the media that was being reproduced in the United States.
A Statement to Chinese Friends
This statement was made by a visit delegation from Chinese Christians of Nanking that had met with the Nanking missionaries sojourning in Shanghai.
Supplementary Personal Account
M.S. Bates is probably a teacher at Nanking University, and describes her experience of the Nanking Incident of 1927.
Account from W.J. Drummond of Nanking Unviersity
A personal account from Drummond of the Incident.