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Collection Number RG1115.AM
Collection Name RG1115 Judd, Walter Henry, 1898-1994
Identifier Correspondence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Walter Henry Judd papers
Date or Date Span 1926-1965
Year Range from 1926
Year Range to 1965
Admin/Biographical History Born in Rising City, Nebraska, Walter Henry Judd earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska in 1923. From 1925 to 1931 he served as a medical missionary in China. He worked at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, from 1931 to 1934. Judd served in the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota's 5th district from 1943-1963. Walter Judd died in Mitchellville, Maryland on February 13, 1994. He is buried with his wife Miriam at Blue Valley Cemetery in Surprise, Nebraska.
Scope & Content This collection contains copies of transcriptions of letters (1927-1928) written by Walter H. Judd while he was a medical missionary in China. The letters, written to Judd's mother and to Dr. Frank Smith of Omaha, Nebraska, discuss the revolution in China, medical problems and statistics, and the Chinese people. Also included in the collection are several pamphlets/programs and a newspaper clipping. The first pamphlet dates from 1932 and is entitled, "A Philosophy of Life that works." It is an address that was given at a convention in Buffalo, New York, for the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, Inc. Also included is a program for the International Christian World Conference, General Session, Seattle, Washington, dated July 6, 1965. Finally, there is an undated newspaper clipping which refers to an address given by U.S. Representative Judd form Minnesota in which he outlines a "policy designed to prevent further world wars."
Creator Judd, Walter Henry, 1898-1994
Finding Aids Walter Henry Judd finding aid
Subjects Medicine
Missionaries
Missions
Physicians
People Bliss, Edward L.
Jacobs, Jennie
Judd, Walter Henry, 1898-1994
Smith, Frank
Search Terms Medicine
Missionaries -- China
Missions -- China
Physicians