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Missions -- United States.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 069 Ephemera of Catholic Colonial Missions

 Collection
Identifier: CN 069
Scope and Contents Microfilm edition of correspondence to William Poynter, Bishop of London, from overseas missions, ecclesiastical bodies, and civil governments concerning missionary activities in North America, the West Indies India, and the Mediterranean.This collection consists solely of correspondence to Bishop Poynter from overseas missions, and from ecclesiastical and British Civil Governments overseas. While the main bulk of the material falls between 1821 and 1825, the correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1803-1827

Collection 070 Ephemera of George Keith & Thomas Thompson

 Collection
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

Collection 087 Papers of Fredrik Franson

 Collection
Identifier: CN 087
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of correspondence, reports, excerpts from sermons and other writings collected by Rev. Edward P. Torjesen on the life and ministry of Fredrik Franson (1852-1908). Materials include articles written about evangelistic work, prophecy conferences, missionary efforts on several continents, and the recruitment of Christian workers.  Persons featured include mission founders A.B. Simpson and James Hudson Taylor. Materials include articles in several languages. Documents are arranged...
Dates: Created: 1872-1909

Collection 144 Records of the Missionary Society of Connecticut

 Collection
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.

Dates: Created: 1759-1948; Other: Majority of material found in 1793-1899

Collection 153 Records of Moravian Missions Among American Indians

 Collection
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...
Dates: Created: 1735-1900

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: Created: 1679-1790

Collection 155 Records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts

 Collection
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

Collection 161 Records of the Council for World Mission

 Collection
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

Collection 266 Oral History Interview with Ruth Sundquist

 Collection
Identifier: CN 266
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Ruth Sundquist in which she describes her education at Moody Bible Institute, decision to become a missionary, work first in Kentucky home missions as a Christian education worker with the Evangelical Free Church and then her missionary career in China and Hong Kong between 1947 and 1982 as an administrator for a Sunday School and orphanage. Other topics discussed include: language school in China, Chinese attitudes toward the Nationalists, Communists, Americans...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 318 Papers of L. Nelson Bell

 Collection
Identifier: CN 318
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, and other documents related to the life and ministry of L. Nelson Bell, first as a medical missionary in China, then as doctor, editor, and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Among the topics covered by the material in the collection are missions in China in the twentieth century between the two world wars; the work of Bell's son-in-law, Billy Graham; the founding and development of Christianity Today and The...
Dates: 1923-1973

Collection 330 Records of The Moody Church

 Collection
Identifier: CN 330
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987

Collection 340 Records of the Baptist Women's Missionary Union

 Collection
Identifier: CN 340
Scope and Contents Collection contains microfilm of the following: History of Women's Missionary Union (WMU), 1822-1957; Minutes of the Executive Board of the WMU of Mississippi, 1878-1959; Minutes of the WMU of South Carolina, 1882-1975; Minutes of the WMU, Spartan, Auxiliary to Spartan Baptist Association, 1912-1919; Annual reports of WMU, 1956-1962; Minutes of the Executive Board of WMU, Kentucky, Feb. 19, 1962, to November 15, 1965. Originals were filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist...
Dates: Created: 1822-1975

Collection 350 Papers of John M. Peck

 Collection
Identifier: CN 350
Scope and Contents

Microfilm copy of the journal of John Mason Peck, pioneer Baptist missionary, educator, editor, author, and pastor, describing his ministry in Illinois territory during the 1840s until 1857. Contains biographical data on colleagues; subscription lists to periodicals; financial accounts; brief descriptions of events; notes of activities; proposed articles, etc. Original microfilmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.

Dates: Created: 1840-1857

Collection 414 Papers of Wade T. Coggins

 Collection
Identifier: CN 414
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, papers and speech manuscripts relating to the ministry of Wade T. Coggins, Christian worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and the Evangelical Foreign Mission Association.

Dates: Created: 1964-1990

Collection 434 Papers of Jack Frizen

 Collection
Identifier: CN 434
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, articles, brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, directories, financial records, manuals, minutes, publications, reports, and other materials documenting Jack Frizen's life and ministry. Material mainly describes Frizen’s family life, work with G.I. Gospel Hour, director of Far East Gospel Crusade (now SEND International), executive director of Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA), director of Tyndale House Foundation, trustee of the Henry...
Dates: Created: 1929-1995

Collection 632 Papers of William H. Nowack

 Collection
Identifier: CN 632
Scope and Contents

Prayer letters, publications, sermons notes of Nowack documenting William H. Nowack’s work as an independent Christian missionary in the United States (Tennessee) and China (Honan) over a period of four decades.

Dates: Created: 1903-1980

Collection 640 Records of International Fellowship of Evangelical Students

 Collection
Identifier: CN 640
Scope and Contents Predominantly correspondence and reports of the international Evangelical organization, most extensively between 1971 and 1998. IFES aims to provide staff leadership and coordinate with national staff of member movements to: witness, train and disciple students on university campuses, where student-led evangelism will have an impact on those institutions, churches, and society. The records document in detail the activities and influence of the global IFES student movement at both country and...
Dates: 1934-2000

David Howard files about book manuscript.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2001-061
Dates: 1995-2001

Dexter and Myrtle Edwards papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 1987-121
Dates: 1954-1987

Eileen Starr films.

 Unprocessed Material — Loose 7
Identifier: 1985-084
Dates: 1940-1941

Rolland and Thelma Smith autobiography.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 2002-052
Dates: 2002

Small Collection 027 Records of the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 027
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handbook created by the Northern Canada Evangelical Mission orient missionaries and candidates to NCEM's procedures and expectations for raising financial support from churches, filing reports, behavior on the field, and writing letters to supporters.

Dates: Created: 1973

Small Collection 039 Papers of Henry Hickok

 Collection
Identifier: Small CN 039
Scope and Contents

Commission for home mission work issued to Hickok by the Board of Mission of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. Document details the length of his service, compensation, conduct and activity expected of him, and plans for giving aid to the Board and for correspondence between presbyteries and the Board.

Dates: Created: 1832