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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions reports from missionaries, 1884-1891. : [manuscript]
Scope and Contents Papers date from 1884 to 1891 and consist of handwritten and type-written pages. Collection is in good condition and has been housed in an acid free folder.Papers consist primarily of letters from female missionaries living and working in girls’ schools in Turkey and India. The letters cover a wide range of topics, including: missionary life; observations regarding the culture of respective host countries; discussions of school organization, curriculum, and students; and...
Overview The Berkshire and Columbia Missionary Foundation was a missionary society that was officially founded in February 1798. It is considered to be the oldest missionary society in the US, predating the "Haystack Movement" by eight years. The year prior, members met at the Green River in Hillsdale, N.Y. where it was suggested that a group form to send out missionaries both far and near. The locations that they decided upon included parts of Vermont, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New...
Overview Iain C. G. Campbell was born in St. Albans, England on June 15, 1912. He graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in 1935. He was ordained as a Congregationalist in Omaha, NE in June 1952. He served as pastor in Albion, NE from 1950-1970, Fairmont, NE from 1957-1958, Weeping Water in NE, 1958-1974 and was a pastor emeritus from 1974-1997. He died in Lincoln, NE on December 22, 1997. Iain, an archaeologist and teacher, met missionary Gladys Perry Campbell in Turkey. Gladys worked...
Overview The Congregational Home Missionary Society provided financial assistance for congregations that were unable to support their own minister and was responsible for the missionary activities in states west of the Mississippi, the southern Ohio River region, Black churches in northern cities, and foreign-speaking churches. The CHMS came out of the American Home Missionary Society, which was a multi-denominational organization started in 1826 to assist congregations that are unable to support the...
- Subject: Missionaries -- Correspondence X
- American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 2
- Allingham, Robert 1
- American Home Missionary Society 1
- Barnes, William D. 1
- Beckwith, Kenneth D., 1896- 1
- Berkshire and Columbia Missionary Society 1
- Campbell, Gladys Perry 1
- Campbell, Iain C. G. (Iain C. Gordon), 1912- 1
- Congregational Home Missionary Society 1
- Kenngott, George F. 1
- McCullough, Eunice. 1
- McCullough, Everett. 1
- Minchin, William J. 1
- Missionary Society of Connecticut 1
- Montague, Enos J. 1
- Ross, Dorothy Blatter, 1901-1977 1
- Sheldon, Horace 1
- Sullens, Arthur J. 1
- United Church of Christ. Nebraska Conference 1
- Walker, James F. (James Freeman), 1868-1952 1
- Wilcox, Fred M. 1
- Wilson, Lawrence A. 1 ∧ less