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Finding Aid to the George Bradley McFarland Family Papers, circa 1862-1964, bulk 1880-1951
BANC MSS 2007/104  
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Series 1 Manuscripts 1862-1964

Physical Description: Box 1; volumes 1-2

Arrangement

Arranged by type of document.

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, mostly to and from Bertha Blount McFarland, relating to missionary work and life in Thailand, Java, and Cambodia; notebooks on Thailand and Cambodia by various westerners; an oral history on Rev. S.J. Smith's life in Thailand; writings on the customs of and missionary work in Thailand; clippings and greeting cards from Thailand. Also includes a small amount of family papers for the Blount family, including the American Civil War diary of James Gooding Blount. Photographs of the Blount family have been transferred to the Pictorial collection.
Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence 1919-1923

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence 1945-1951

Box 1, Folder 3

Notebook, entries by Laura J. Olmstead (Eakin), John A. Eakin and Mrs. MacLaren circa 1885

Box 1, Folder 4

David P. Barrons field notes 1903

Box 1, Folder 5

Bertha Blount McFarland notebook circa 1912-1914

Box 1, Folder 6

Bertha Blount McFarland journal of trip to Angkor Wat 1924

Oversize Volume 1

Bertha Blount McFarland scrapbook 1925-1927

Box 1, Folders 7-8

The Olden Days of Bangkok, related by Rev. S.J. Smith to Dr. George Bradley McFarland 1906

Box 1, Folder 9

Writings on Thailand undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Letters and writings on death and burial in Thailand undated

Box 1, Folder 11

Missionary reports on Thailand, by Bertha Blount McFarland 1932-1935

Box 1, Folder 12

Cambodian manuscript circa 1963-1964

Scope and Content Note

in Cambodian
Box 1, Folder 13

Clippings circa 1896-1951

Box 1, Folder 14

Greeting cards, Thailand undated

Box 1, Folder 15

Miscellaneous family papers undated

Box 1, Folder 16

Blount family papers undated

Volume 2

James Gooding Blount diary 1862

 

Series 2 Photographs circa 1870-1950

Physical Description: Box 2-3

Arrangement

Arranged by subject.

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of life in Thailand and Cambodia, the Thai royal family, Thai Missions, and the McFarland family.
 

Life in Thailand

Box 2, Folder 1

Families, occupations circa 1870-1900

Box 2, Folder 2

Urban life circa 1870-1900

Box 2, Folder 3

Rural Life circa 1870-1900

Box 2, Folder 4

Life in Bangkok 1870-1900

Box 2, Folder 5

Life in Bangkok 1901-1950

Box 2, Folder 6

NaiKawn and family circa 1870-1900

 

Thai Royal Family

Box 2, Folders 7-8

Portraits undated

 

Ceremonies

Box 2, Folder 9

Queen Saovabha's funeral undated

Box 2, Folder 10

King Vajiravudh's coronation circa 1910

Box 2, Folders 11-12

King Chulalongkorn's cremation circa 1911

Box 2, Folder 13

Coronation of Rama IX (Bhumibol Adulyadej) circa 1946

Box 2, Folder 14

"Plowing" ceremony undated

Box 2, Folder 15

General undated

Box 2, Folder 16

Prince Damrong's library undated

Box 2, Folder 17

Miscellaneous Thai photographs undated

 

Cambodia

Box 3, Folder 1

Angkor Wat 1878

Box 3, Folder 2

Phimai 1878

Box 3, Folder 3

General 1928

Box 3, Folder 4

Rubbings 1928

 

Missions

Box 3, Folder 5

Early photographs circa 1870-1900

Box 3, Folder 6

Travels to Ayutthaya, Borobudur (Java), Sukothai and Phimai undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Buildings undated

 

People

Box 3, Folder 8

Household staff undated

Box 3, Folder 9

Students and faculty undated

Box 3, Folder 10

Guests and travels undated

Box 3, Folder 11

Various celebrations and luncheons undated

Box 3, Folder 12

S. R. House circa 1870-1900

 

McFarland family

Box 3, Folder 13

General undated

Box 3, Folder 14

Remington typewriter store, Bangkok undated

Box 3, Folder 15

Miscellaneous undated

Box 3, Folders 16-17

Holyrood album and negatives circa 1940

 

Series 3 Printed materials 1865-1950

Physical Description: Boxes 4-7

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains books in George B. McFarland's library including volumes written by him and his family members that relate to Thailand.
Box 4, Folder 1

The Modern Buddhist, translated by Henry Alabaster 1870

Box 4, Folder 2

History of Siam, Reign of H. M. Somdetch, P'ra Narai, 1657-1682, A. D., by Samuel J. Smith 1880

Box 4, Folder 3

King Mong Kut, by Dr. O. Frankfurter circa 1904

Box 4, Folder 4

Postal Progress in Siam: 1885-1925 1925

Box 4, Folder 5

Reminiscences of Twelve Decades of Services to Siam, 1860-1936, by George B. McFarland 1936

Box 4, Folders 6-7

Siam Today 1936

Box 4, Folder 8

Siam undated

Box 4, Folder 9

Letters from Siam 1946

Box 4, Folder 10

A New Guide to Bangkok, compiled by Kim Korwong and Jaivid Rangthong 1950

Box 4, Folder 11

Child's catechism 1874

Scope and Content Note

in Thai
Box 4, Folder 12

Unidentified publication undated

Scope and Content Note

in Thai
Box 4, Folder 13

Naton sangha anrot paen chabap luang - kam jaruk le utisakut kong puusang undated

Scope and Content Note

in Thai
Box 4, Folder 14

David Prescott Barrows dinner menu circa 1909

Box 5, Folder 1

English and Siamese Vocabulary 1865

Box 5, Folder 2

An English-Siamese Pronouncing Handbook, by W. H. McFarland 1894

Box 5, Folder 3

An English-Siamese Pronouncing Hand-book, 2nd ed., revised and enlarged by Geo. B. McFarland 1900

Box 5, Folder 4

Practical Exercises in English, by S. E. H. McFarland 1891

Box 5, Folder 5

Siam Directory for 1883, 1884, 1885 and 1886 circa 1886

Boxes 6-7

Siam Repository 1869-1874

Scope and Content Note

Volumes I, IV, V and VI