American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The papers of Samuel B. Coles document his work as a missionary and agriculturalist at the Galangue Mission in Angola during the 1920s-1950s. The collection is mostly comprised of photographs, but also contains a small amount of correspondence, lists, and a publication on the Pestalozzi Children's Village School in Angola. The photographs provide rich visual documentation of Coles and his work at the Galandue Mission in Angola, which was the first mission founded and staffed by...
Dates: Created: 1920s-1959; Other: Date acquired: 05/24/2006
Scope and Contents This collection documents the life, career, and interests of Samuel Ralph Harlow, who was a Congregational clergyman, missionary to the Near East, and professor of religion and Biblical literature at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. The collection is comprised largely of correspondence (ca. 3800 items), along with diaries, sermons, poems, prayers, manuscripts of Harlow's books, other writings, scrapbooks, and other papers that relate to Harlow's interest in the afterlife and...
Dates: Created: 1862-1970; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1977
Scope and Contents The J. Taylor and Kathryn T. Stanley papers pertain to the development of Black Congregational and Christian churches in the southern United States during the early to mid twentieth century, as well as the roles Rev. and Mrs. Stanley held during that development. Apart from personal papers of the Stanleys, the collection also contains numerous documents generated by churches, conferences, and instrumentalities of the United Church of Christ and its predecessors. The collection...
Dates: Created: 1863-1983; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1979; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1984
Scope and Contents The papers of the Rev. Edward Franklin Williams consist mainly of correspondence, dating from 1841-1918. There are also accounts; a fragmentary diary; news clippings and scrapbooks; documents; a few by-laws, minutes, resolutions, and lists of organizations to which Williams belonged; announcements, invitations, programs, and calling cards; a few poems and photographs (none of Williams or his wife); lecture notes and writings such as articles, essays, speeches, and the column entitled...
Dates: Created: 1838-1918; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1969
- African American missionaries -- Angola 2
- Congregational churches -- Clergy 2
- African Americans -- Missions 1
- Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 1
- Christians -- Arab countries 1
- Congregational churches 1
- Congregationalists 1
- Future life 1
- Genocide -- Turkey 1
- Human rights 1
- Humanitarian assistance -- Angola 1
- Jewish-Arab relations 1
- Massachusetts -- History 1
- Middle East -- Study and teaching 1
- Missions -- Angola 1
- Pacifism 1
- Parapsychology 1
- Philanthropy and education -- United States -- 19th century 1
- Race relations -- United States 1
- Spanish-American War, 1898 1
- Spiritualism 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Zionism 1 ∧ less