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Indians of North America

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 144 Records of the Missionary Society of Connecticut

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Identifier: CN-144
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of missionary correspondence, superintendents' correspondence, administrative records, and printed matter generated by the Missionary Society of Connecticut. Mission areas included those with a heavy concentration of New England settlers: Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, New Connecticut (Ohio). There was also an effort toward American Indians. All reels are 35mm.

Collection 153 Records of Moravian Missions Among American Indians

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Identifier: CN-153
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 35 reels of microfilm containing over 50,000 pages of diaries, letters, and miscellaneous records documenting the missionary work of the Moravian Missiont to American Indians. Separate indexes cover Indian and missionaries, geographic names, non-Indian nations, and topics. Originals are held in the Moravian Church Archives, Bethlehem, Pa. All microfilm reels are 35mm, positive copies.*****[The following scope and content note is extracted from the...

Collection 154 Records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel: Lambeth Palace Records

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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...

Collection 156 Records of the Company for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England

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Identifier: CN-156
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing a letterbook of the Society, chartered for the purpose of evangelism among New England Indians. Concerns the company's business affairs, education of Indians, Harvard College, and translation of religious texts. Primary correspondents are the company's governors, secretaries or clerks, and treasurers, writing to Commissioners in America, who in turn paid missionaries or dispersed funds as directed. Letters describe Company business...

Collection 168 Records of the American Sunday School Union

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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.

Collection 177 Papers of Zoe Anne Alford

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Identifier: CN 177
Scope and Contents This collection contains curriculum materials and lecture notes, manuscripts of messages, correspondence, prayer letters, financial records, clippings, maps, promotional materials, minutes, photographs, newsletters, oral history interview, documenting Zoe Anne Alford's work in India and among Navajo Indians in New Mexico. The collection provides a broad overview of her education, preparation and missionary career, extending from her grammar school education into her retirement. It provides an...

Collection 202 Papers of Berea St. John Feiner

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Identifier: CN-202
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles, photographs, and various other materials created or compiled by Berea St. John Feiner. Collection includes items on a wide variety of missionary endeavors over a span of 140 years, notes of explanation with individual items, missionary stories, Feiner's and others' published articles concerning the work Harold L. and Biola Ogilvie in Nigeria and other Sudan Interior Mission personnel, a J. Herbert Kane article on Roland Bingham.  Topics covered include missions in...

Collection 261 Records of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

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Identifier: CN-261
Scope and Contents 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...

Collection 340 Records of the Baptist Women's Missionary Union

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Identifier: CN-340
Scope and Contents Minutes, annual reports, and histories of the WMU and its auxiliaries in Kentucky, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

Documents mission efforts in the U.S., including among Native and African Americans.

Collection 359 Records of the Baptist Missionary and Education Convention of Oklahoma and Indian Territories

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Identifier: CN-359
Scope and Contents Reproduction of Convention minutes originally published between 1883 and 1905.This collection consists of the following printed microfilmed documents: minutes of annual meetings of the Baptist General Convention's Indian and Oklahoma Territories, 1896, 1901-1907, including also minutes of the Women's Baptist Missionary Society, 1896, 1900, 1904-1907; minutes include copies of the Constitution, agenda, annual reports of committees, amounts pledges, reports of the Sunday School...

Collection 407 Records of InterAct Ministries

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Identifier: CN-407
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, brochures, handbook, video tapes, and historical sketches documenting the ministry of the mission.Topics covered include administration of the mission, the Arctic Bible Institute, infant baptism, the Moravian Church, Arctic Training Center, Victory High School, Multi Media Production, the correspondence school program, Victory Bible Camp, Slavic Gospel Association's transfer of its work in Alaska to AMI, Native Institute of Canada, Native Bible...

Collection 433 Papers of Benjamin Colman

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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...

Collection 683 Papers of Rolland and Thelma Smith

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Identifier: CN-683
Scope and Contents Newsletters, prayer letters, fund-raising and promotional material, donor correspondence, pamphlets, blueprints, maps, personal correspondence, programs, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, radio program scripts, and photographs relating to the Smith’s missionary work among the Cree First Nations in Alberta, Canada (1945-1960). The collection also contains camp meeting itineraries, newspaper clippings, financial reports, brochures and directories relating to Sebring Interdenominational Camp in...

Small Collection 115 Ephemera of the Navajo Indian Evangelization Movement

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Identifier: SCN-115
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of a mimeographed booklet, titled Blessings from Beth-Hanan. The booklet is a transcript of the diary kept by Katherine R. Beard and Ruth A. Grant describing their beginning of their work as NIEM workers among the Dineh (Navajo) people in the Sand Springs region, southwest of Oraibi, Arizona.  The transcript covers the period from May 11 through October 30th, 1937.