Welcome to Pearl

PHS’s digital repository is named in honor of Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck. The daughter of Presbyterian missionaries to China Caroline and Absalom Sydenstricker, Pearl S. Buck also served as a missionary to China from 1914 to 1933 in Anhui Province, the region depicted in her novel, The Good Earth.


We are grateful to all of our contributors, especially those listed here, for supporting Pearl.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James H. Averill, Jr
  • Mrs. Rebecca Baird Bergstresser and Dr. Paul R. Bergstresser
  • Otto Haas Charitable Trust
  • Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. McCrie
  • Mark D. Tomasko

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