Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CN 630
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the Stiles papers at Yale University, containing correspondence, itineraries, literary diaries, weather journals, miscellaneous papers, and sermons.Note on the Microfilm: This microfilm edition of the Stiles Papers was prepared from originals primarily housed in the Beinecke Library, Yale University. It consists of six series: Correspondence, Itineraries, Literary Diary, Meteorological Journals, Miscellaneous Volumes and Papers, and Sermons. A reel list and a...
Dates: Created: 1667-1845; Majority of material found within 1745 - 1795
Identifier: CN 070
Scope and Contents Microfilm of published memoirs concerning George Keith's and Thomas Thompson's work for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. Keith was the Society's first missionary to be sent to North America. Contains experiences in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; also Increase Mather, Samuel Willard, and conformists, principally Quakers.The reel of microfilm contains the ninety-two-page tome (title page missions) of Keith's...
Dates: Created: 1702-1756
Identifier: CN 072
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of the published reports, sermons, and miscellaneous documents that were issued under the auspices of the S.P.G. office in London. Sporadic gatherings of pamphlets arranged chronologically in earlier years; regular annual publications in later years. Subjects covered include missionary activity in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.The microfilm in this collection consists solely of the bound volumes of published material that appeared under the...
Dates: Created: 1701-1844
Identifier: CN 151
Scope and Contents Complete microfilmed letters of Philip Quaque, first non-European ordained priest in the Church of England, native African and missionary to the Cape Coast (present day Ghana) for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. Microfilm includes letters and other material concerning a wide variety of SPG mission efforts in North America, 1784-91, and Africa, 1817-1855. Letters describe progress in missionary work, relations with political authorities, daily life in colonial...
Dates: Created: 1765-1855
Identifier: CN 154
Scope and Contents The collection consists of about two thousand five hundred letters and eight volumes of minutes covering the formative years of the Society, 1701-1750. Later papers document the establishment of the American episcopate after the Revolution. The correspondence is primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns Eurasia, especially China and India. Correspondence primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns work in Eurasia, particularly China and India. Topics covered include...
Dates: Created: 1679-1790
Identifier: CN 155
Scope and Contents This collections consists of 27 reels of microfilm containing incoming and outgoing letters written by S.P.G. secretaries, including letters and papers from and to missionaries in the American colonies both on the North American continent and in the Caribbean from colony governors and other individuals, from SPG subscribers in England, and from churches on the European continent. Subjects documented include missions and evangelistic work.The collection consists of 27 reels of...
Dates: Created: 1701-1786
Identifier: CN 159
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 52 reels of microfilm containing correspondence and reports concerning Anglican missions in South Africa prior to diocesan organization, and concerning five dioceses: Capetown, 1847-1900; Grahamstown, 1853-1900; Natal (Maritzburg), 1853-1900; St. John's-Kaffraria, 1874-1900; and Zululand, 1866-1900. Reel 52 is a detailed index, and includes a history of S.P.G. South African work. The originals for the microfilm are in the U.S.P.G. headquarters in London.
Dates: Created: 1819-1900
Identifier: CN 433
Scope and Contents One reel of microfilm containing letters to and from Benjamin Colman, describing his pastoral duties at Brattle Street Church in Boston, his work among Native Americans (with the Society for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the Parts Adjacent, the Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts), his responsibilities as a corporate officer of Harvard College, and his participation in the religious and political life of...
Dates: Created: 1696-1747, 1806