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Title
Maryknoll priest in Zhigong, Meixien, China, 1929
Date Created and/or Issued
1929
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Maryknoll Mission Archives, P.O. Box 305, Maryknoll, N.Y. 10545-0305; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/
archives@maryknoll.org ; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1669
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=17
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1917 ; Maryknoll Mission Archives.
Description
A photograph of a proud and happy Fr. Burns holding a fan in front of his mission Chiklung [now Zhigong]. A large brick structure with arched and round windows. It is surrounded by a brick wall.
Born in Ohio, Fr. Burns came to Maryknoll in 1919 and was ordained to the priesthood on June 15, 1924. He was assigned to Kongmoon, China the same year. In 1931, he was made Procurator of the China mission based in Hong Kong. In 1950, due to political unrest, he transferred to Kyoto in the Japanese mission. He spent his later years in mission in Hokkaido, Japan.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 8.8 x 6.2 cm.
Identifier
impa-m3472 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-MKL-China-003-09-0001
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m3472
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-MKL-China-003-09-0001.jpg
Subject
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
Missionary work
Clergy
Portraits
Time Period
1929
Place
China
Meixien
Source
MKL/China/003/09/0001 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Photographs of the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Maryknoll, New York, 1912-1945
impa-m338

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