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Jessie Penn-Lewis Papers

Identifier: SC-099
The papers of Jessie Penn-Lewis occupies approximately .5 linear feet and highlights the correspondence, writing and travels of Penn-Lewis. The collection is organized into two major series, Correspondence and Publications. Each of these series is sub-divided even further into a half-dozen sub-series each.

Correspondence is the largest portion of the collection and covers a time period of 1900 to 1922. Correspondence sent and received is represented, as well as secondary correspondence and fragments. There is a portion of materials relating to Rev. H. S. Kimura, a noted Japanese evangelist.

Publications are various and focus upon church-related matters, as well as education-related and speaking engagements. Some of the materials in this series are more ephemeral or secondary and not necessarily publications by Penn-Lewis.


  • Created: 1892-1922
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1922
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1999


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.


1.00 box

0.42 linear feet other_unmapped

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder and item-level control.

Source of Acquisition

Method of Acquisition The papers of Jessie Penn-Lewis were given to the Wheaton College Special Collections beginning in 1999 and were received from Rev. Brynmor Pierce Jones.

Other Descriptive Information

The papers of Jessie Penn-Lewis, author and lecturer, highlights the correspondence, writing and travels of this noted Keswick speaker.
Jessie Penn-Lewis Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Buswell Library Special Collections Repository

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