Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Pacific Rim Archive: Shannon McCune collection

Provides access to archival collections relating to Westerners' involvement in East Asia between the 1840s and 1940s.

George S. McCune's family

Shannon McCune

Shannon McCune (1913-1993) was the youngest child of George McCune (1872-1941), a prominent Methodist missionary to Korea. As a geographer of East Asia, particularly of Korea and Japan, McCune became a leading authority on maps of Korea. His collection includes many photographs, maps, notes and writings.

Funeral procession in Pyongyang