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Mary Luella Masters Scrapbook

An inventory of her scrapbook at the Syracuse University Archives


Creator: Masters, Mary L.
Title: Mary Luella Masters Scrapbook
Dates: 1893-1936
Size: 1 box, 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: A scrapbook of Mary Luella Master's time in Foo Chow, China
Language: English
Repository: University Archives,
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Ave., Suite 600
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010


Mary Luella Masters (1861-1942) was an alumna of Syracuse University in the College of Liberal Arts (1887-1888) and College of Medicine (1888-1891). She served as a physician in Thorntown, Indiana from 1901-1902. Masters became a member of the Medical Missionary Association of China and served in Foochow (Fuzhou), China beginning in 1892. She was associated with the Women's and Children's and Foo Chow City hospitals.

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Scope and Content Note

The Mary Luella Masters Scrapbook contains photographs and notes from her time in Foochow, China on topics such as foot binding, everyday life in Foo Chow, mountains, monasteries, and photographs concerning the Kucheng massacre.

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Access Restrictions

Please note that the collection is housed off-site, and advance notice is required to allow time to have the materials brought to the Reading Room on campus.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from the Syracuse University Archives and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

The Syracuse University Archives has a clipping file on Mary Luella Masters.

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Selected Search Terms


Masters, Mary L.
Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.


Bo yi hui.
China -- History.
Fuzhou Shi (Fujian Sheng, China)
Women missionaries.
Women physicians.
Higher education.

Types of material


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Mary Luella Masters Scrapbook,
University Archives,
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The Syracuse University Archives does not have acquisition information for the Mary Luella Masters Scrapbook.

Processing Information

The scrapbook was placed in an acid free box.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Ariana Spatola
Date: June 2019
Revision history:

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The scrapbook is arranged in order by page number.

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Box 1 Scrapbook about Foo Chow, China 1893-1936

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