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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 261
Brief Description Microfilm edition of the files of the ABCFM. The originals are at Harvard University. The units that the Archives has are: #1, letters from the offices of the Board to foreign missionaries (including letters to missionaries working with American Indians); #2, letters from missions in Africa; #3, letters from missions in Asia; #4, letters from missions in Central Asia (India, etc.); #5, letters from missions in the Near East; and #6, letters from missions on the American continents and the...
Dates: Created: 1827-1929

Billy Graham Center Library mission agencies vertical files.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 4
Identifier: 2014-020
Dates: Undated

Collection 173 Papers of Judson Smith

 Collection
Identifier: CN 173
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings relating to the ministry of Judson Smith. Letters between Smith and his family describe his trips abroad, among them to Great Britain and Paris in 1882 (which included visits to hear Charles Spurgeon), Turkey and the World Missionary Conference (1888), and Japan and China (1898); reports to ABCFM board members also describe Smith's observations of missionary work; included among Smith's descriptions of China are those of other missions including...
Dates: Created: 1878-1913

Small Collection 066 Papers of Mary Jane Wilson

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 066
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter describing missionaries Daniel Lindley and Henry Venable attempts to establish a mission station in a southern Africa territory under the protection of a tribal chief, local marriage customs, severe drought and impressions of Robert Moffat, Robert Hamilton and Roger Edwards.

Dates: Created: 1836

Small Collection 070 Ephemera of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 070
Scope and Contents

This collection contains engraved certificates for contributions, biography of missionary of Harriet Newell, historical sketch of mission work in Micronesia, Sunday school exercise on Africa (1917), letter from John and Margaret Miller (missionaries in India), Congregational Home Missionary Society 75th anniversary program booklet, and letter regarding 1848 ABCFM meeting in Boston.

Dates: Created: 1848-1917

W. Robert and Frances Holmes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CN 405
Scope and Contents Collection of letters written primarily by Robert Holmes and his wife, Frances (Frannie) to their families in the United States, while they served as missionaries with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Sri Lanka from 1947 to 1960. A few of the letters are from the children, Bobby and Carol Lou, to their grandparents, and there are a few letters sent to the Holmes family. (The originals were retained by the donor.) The letters date from 1947 to 1960, and were mostly...
Dates: Created: 1947-1960

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Collection 5
Unprocessed Material 1
 
Subject
Missions -- India. 3
Evangelistic work -- South Africa. 2
India -- History. 2
Missions -- Africa. 2
Missions -- China. 2
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Missions -- Educational work. 2
Missions -- Japan. 2
Missions -- South Africa. 2
Missions, Medical. 2
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions -- Archives. 1
Boarding schools -- India. 1
Buddhism -- Doctrines. 1
Buddhism -- Sri Lanka. 1
Caste. -- Sri Lanka. 1
Catholic Church. -- India. 1
Catholic Church. -- Sri Lanka. 1
Children of missionaries -- Education. 1
Children of missionaries. 1
Christian education -- Curricula. 1
Christian education. 1
Christian literature -- Publication and distribution -- Sri Lanka. 1
Christianity and culture. 1
Christianity today (Periodical) 1
Church and state -- India. 1
Church and state -- Sri Lanka. 1
Church polity and Christian union. 1
Communism -- India. 1
Communism -- Sri Lanka. 1
Congregationalists. 1
Discrimination. 1
Divorce. 1
Ecumenical movement. 1
Education, Higher -- India. 1
Education, Higher -- Sri Lanka. 1
Education, Higher -- United States. 1
Evangelistic work -- Africa. 1
Evangelistic work -- Argentina. 1
Evangelistic work -- Asia. 1
Evangelistic work -- South America. 1
Evangelistic work -- Soviet Union. 1
Family. 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Sri Lanka. 1
Hinduism -- Doctrines. 1
Hindus -- India. 1
Hindus -- Sri Lanka. 1
India -- History -- 1947- 1
Indians of North America -- Missions. 1
Indians of North America. 1
Indigenous church administration -- India. 1
Indigenous church administration -- Sri Lanka. 1
Intercultural communication. 1
Interpersonal conflict. 1
Journalism, Religious. 1
Language in missionary work. 1
Liberalism (Religion) 1
Marriage -- Sri Lanka. 1
Medical care 1
Medical care -- Sri Lanka. 1
Medical care -- Turkey. 1
Missionaries -- Leaves and furloughs. 1
Missionaries' spouses. 1
Missionaries, Resignation of. 1
Missions -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Missions -- Asia -- History. 1
Missions -- Asia, Southeastern -- History. 1
Missions -- Asia. 1
Missions -- China -- History. 1
Missions -- Finance. 1
Missions -- Indonesia. 1
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 1
Missions -- Japan -- History. 1
Missions -- Micronesia. 1
Missions -- Public relations. 1
Missions -- Singapore. 1
Missions -- Southeast Asia. 1
Missions -- Sri Lanka. 1
Missions -- Thailand. 1
Missions -- Turkey. 1
Missions -- Vietnam. 1
Missions -- Zimbabwe. 1
Missions to Buddhists. 1
Missions to Hindus. 1
Missions, American -- History. 1
Missions. 1
Modernist-fundamentalist controversy. 1
Moseqa (South Africa) 1
Pentecostalism -- Sri Lanka. 1
Persecution -- Sri Lanka. 1
Personnel management. 1
Racism. 1
Rural missions. 1
Sex role -- Sri Lanka. 1
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States. 1
Spiritual healing. 1
Sri Lanka -- Economic conditions. 1
Sri Lanka -- Foreign relations. 1
Sri Lanka -- History -- 1948- 1
Sri Lanka -- Politics and government. 1
Sri Lanka -- Religion. 1
Sri Lanka -- Social life and customs. 1
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