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Day, Clarence Burton


Biographical info.: Missionary to China; Professor in China and U.S.; Hamilton College Class of 1911. Clarence Burton Day was born in American Fork, UT, on 1 September, 1889, and died in Duarte, CA, on 7 January, 1987. He was a graduate of Hamilton College, class of 1911. Following graduation he attended the San Francisco Theological Seminary and was ordained in 1914. He then spent a year as a research fellow at New College, Edinburgh, and Mansfield College, Oxford, and then began missionary work in China at Hangchow Christian College. Occasionally he returned to the U.S., pursuing graduate work at the University of Chicago (A.M., Chinese Buddhism, 1923), Hartford Seminary (Ph.D., 1930), and the San Francisco Seminary (S.T.M., 1931). He spent the rest of his career teaching at the following colleges: Hangchow, San Francisco Seminary, Forman Christian College (LaHore, India), and Lincoln College (PA).

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence Burton Day Papers, 1901-1911

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-001

Day Brothers' Correspondence, 1901-1911

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-001
Content Description Personal correspondence: "The Day Brothers" letters from Hamilton to family in California. Handwritten manuscript; letters addressed to various family members: Father, Thomas Franklin Day (Gray Professor of Hebrew Exegesis and Old Testament Literature at San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, California); Mother, Ada Kingsbury Day; Grandfather, Ira S. Kingsbury of Monticello, Indiana; Auntie, Miss Clara Pierce of Londonderry, Vermont; brother Edward (Ned); sister Isabella (Sis);...
Dates: 1901-1911

Day, Clarence Burton, Collection of Chinese Scrolls

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-340