- Within months of their marriage Calvin and Julia Mateer set sail for China and
more than twenty years of service to the cause of Missionary and Christian
Education which culminated in the establishment and recognition of Shantung
Christian University. Dr. Mateer was also active in the translation of
textbooks and was a principal editor of the revised Madarin Bible.
Julia Mateer shared in vaious teaching responsibilities, in the construction of
Chinese textbooks and was particularly successful in counselling students and
their families, in giving aid and comfort to the sick, and in conducting
religious classes for Chinese women.
McTeer - Mateer Families of Cumberland County Pennsylvania, Frances Davis
McTeer, 1975, p 110.