Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CN 075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Elizabeth Howard Warner (1912-2000) in which she describes her childhood in the Canton Province of China as a daughter of missionaries, Canton Christian College where her father worked, studies and personalities at Wheaton College, her mission work among girls with Door of Hope Mission in Canton and Hong Kong, Chinese education, economic and social conditions, religion (particularly Buddhism), politics and government, the impact of China's war with Japan, and other...
Dates: Created: 1978
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 168
Scope and Contents Correspondence records social and political history, including slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction period. Also documented is outreach to African and Native Americans, missions in Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, India, and South America. This microfilm edition of the ASSU records, arranged in three series: (l) Correspondence and Reports, 1817-1915; (2) Administrative Records, 1817-1915; and (3) YOUTH'S PENNY GAZETTE, 1843-1860, and Catalogs, 1817-1910. Originals are housed in...
Dates: Created: 1817-1915
Identifier: CN 174
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of original materials in the Library of Congress. Documents include correspondence, journals, miscellaneous materials which relate to Lewis Tappan's activities as an abolitionist leader, and business accomplishments.
Dates: Created: 1809-1903
Identifier: CN 175
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of original materials in the Library of Congress. Correspondence, speeches, business papers, genealogical material. Documents deal mostly with Benjamin Tappan's career as jurist and U.S. Senator from Ohio. There is also information on the abolitionist movement, local and national politics, and Tappan's hobbies of mineralogy and conchology.
Dates: Created: 1795-1900
Identifier: CN 227
Scope and Contents This collection contains two reels of microfilm of materials created by John Brooke Pinney (1806-1882), including a diary, reports, and correspondence to New York Colonization Society about the status of an American colony in Liberia and its educational facilities for freed African slaves, in particular the College of Monrovia. Includes details of how slavery affected Liberia, educational needs of Liberians, also early history of missionary efforts of the Presbyterian Church and American...
Dates: Created: 1836-1975; Majority of material found within 1836-1880
Collection — Books
Collection — Box microfilm
Abstract The Jonathan Blanchard Collection is a diverse gathering of items covering the family of Wheaton College's first president. Ranging from the scribblings of grandchildren to a petition for the abolition of slavery, they illuminate Blanchard in many roles: Minister, College President, Abolitionist, Anti Secretist, Reformer, lecturer, and head of a large family. Jonathan Blanchard's life in both the public and private realm is detailed. In addition to the biographical interest of the materials,...
Dates: Created: 1808-2018; Majority of material found within 1808 - 1893
Identifier: SCN 103
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from abolitionist leader Birney to S. Silsbee (?) in which Birney gives his opinion on the question whether it was ethical for a missionary to work for a board supported by slaveholders.
Dates: Created: 1839