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Identifier: CN 071
Scope and Contents Congregational diaries, choir house diary, and Committee Meeting books fromt the Moravian Congregation, Bristol England, spanning 1755-1806. Diaries, often with daily entries, describe church activities and lifestyle, and also include obituaries for members, descriptions of relations with other churches, and frequent references to John Wesley and John Cennick. The Committee Meeting books detail financial and legal action taken by the congregation, along with membership statistics. The materials...
Dates: Created: 1755-1806
Identifier: CN 098
Scope and Contents An audio tape with excerpts from two of William Booth's sermons, one of which contains a reference to Salvation Army; two autographs of Booth, one dated 1921, one undated; one video tape containing black and white photos and filmed segments of Salvation Army activities, including Booth's funeral. Also includes a brief commentary of Salvation Army history in Depression years in the United States, and activities during World War II. Included on the video tape is a 5 minute sermon by Harry...
Dates: Created: 1921
Identifier: CN 146
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the microfilmed archives of the first century of S.P.C.K. endeavor. These papers are arranged in four series: A - Minutes and Reports (reels 1-10); B - Financial Records (reels 11-20); C - Letters and Memorials (reels 21-33); D - Special Subjects (reels 34-41). The minutes, reels 1-7, are indexed at the beginning of each volume. All reels are 35mm, positive copies.
Dates: Created: 1698-1794
Identifier: CN 147
Scope and Contents This collection contains 40 reels of microfilm, containing the proceedings of the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East. Includes annual Society meeting records, as published in the annual Proceedings, texts of sermons delivered to the Society, member lists, and reports. Volume 1 contains a history of the Society and its by-laws. Topic covered include evangelistic and missionary work in Africa and 19th century church history in Great Britain.All reels are 35mm, positive copies.
Dates: Created: 1801-1920
Identifier: CN 148
Scope and Contents This collection contains Microfilmed copybooks of letters sent to missionaries in the West Indies and loose incoming correspondence from missionaries. Copybooks are indexed at the beginning of volumes. West Indies missions were intended primarily for the proselytization of enslaved peoples in the British colonies. Topics covered include missions and nineteenth-century church and missions history in Great Britain and the Caribbean.
Dates: Created: 1819-1861
Identifier: CN 149
Scope and Contents This collection consists 2 reels of microfilm containing the Blantyre Missions Supplement (Life and work in British Central Africa, and Life and work in Nysasland), monthly, and later quarterly, journal of the Church of Scotland, detailing missions and evangelistic activities at the Blantyre station in Malawi. Microfilm reels are 35mm, positive copies.
Dates: Created: 1888-1919
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 157
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 12 reels of microfilm containg missionary reports and correspondence from S.P.G. mission stations correspondence of eighteenth century missionaries Thomas Thompson and Philip Quaque, and correspondence of the twentieth century Committee for Women's Work. Microfilmed from originals in possession of the U.S.P.G. in London.
Dates: Created: 1753-1933
Identifier: CN 158
Scope and Contents The microfilm contains selected pages from the bound correspondence and reports series housed in the U.S.P.G. headquarters in London. It includes all missionary correspondence and reports from Madagascar, and some items concerning Mauritius and the Seychelles Islands. Letters refer to mission work, local customs, and politics. All reels are 35mm, positive copies.
Dates: Created: 1866-1900
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 160
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing the printed reports of the UMCA, the first mission society operated by the high church faction of the Anglican Church, and unique among Anglican missions in that primary authority rested not with a home committee, but with a bishop Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, and Dublin Universities.Originals of the reports are in the USPG office, London.
Dates: Created: 1860-1900
Identifier: CN 161
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 17,716 sheets of microfiche containing minutes, reports, candidates' papers, graphics, and correspondence with missionaries in Europe, Russia, the Americas, West Indies, Australia, the South Seas, Africa, China, India, and other areas. Also included are journals of missionaries, correspondence of David Livingstone, and material about a mission to Jewish people in London. The microfiche was filmed from originals in the Library of the School of Oriental and African...
Dates: Created: 1775-1940
Identifier: CN 163
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 70 sheets of microfiche containing detailed inventories in typescript for a portion of the Archives of the Methodist Church, Overseas Division (also known as the Methodist Missionary Society) in England. This Archive, housed in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, includes Methodism materials dating from 1769. The records of the Archive consist of three distinct groups: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society, Women's Work, and Primitive...
Dates: Created: 1791-1931
Scope and Contents Collection consists of minutes, committee records, correspondence, and missionaries' papers.Society committees whose activities and deliberations are documented include: Finance, Candidate Board, Eastern India and Ceylon, China, and Western. Principle correspondents and figures include William Carey, Adoniram Judson, Isaac Allen, William Holman Bentley, John Chamberlain, Thomas Comber, Andrew Fuller, Joseph Jackson Fuller, George Grenfell, Alfred G. Jones, William Knibb, Joshua...
Dates: Created: 1792-1914
Collection — Container: xAccession 2014-0117
Abstract When Steven Preston was counting the cost of entering public, governmental service, he stated: “I had to ask myself whether I was willing to jump into a highly public position in an agency that was under attack and that had some very significant hurdles.” Despite these challenges facing him, Preston decided that he would transition into a leadership position of the Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2006. A similar question would arise again, less than two years later, when Mr. Preston...
Dates: Created: 2005-2014; Other: Date acquired: 10/13/2014
Found in: Buswell Library Special Collections
- Subject: Great Britain -- Church history X
- Billy Graham Center Archives 14
- Buswell Library Special Collections 1
- Church of England 3
- Allen, Isaac, 2
- Baptist Missionary Society. 2
- Bentley, William Holman. 2
- Carey, William. 2
- Chamberlain, John. 2
- Church Missionary Society. 2
- Comber, Thomas James, 2
- Fuller, Andrew, 2
- Fuller, Joseph Jackson, 2
- Grenfell, George, 2
- Jones, Alfred George, 2
- Judson, Adoniram, 2
- Knibb, William, 2
- Marshman, Joshua, 2
- Richard, Timothy, 2
- Rouse, George Henry, 2
- Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain) 2
- Ward, William. 2
- Blantyre Mission. 1
- Booth, Bramwell. 1
- Booth, William. 1
- Bristol Moravian Church (England) 1
- Cennick, John. 1
- Ironside, H. A. 1
- Livingstone, David, 1
- London Missionary Society 1
- Methodist Church 1
- Methodist Missionary Society. 1
- Moravian Church. 1
- Preston, Steven C. 1
- Salvation Army. 1
- Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain) 1
- United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain) 1
- United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. 1
- Universities' Mission to Central Africa. 1
- Wesley, John, 1703-1791 1 ∧ less