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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Allen, David Oliver (AC 1823) - transcriptions of letters, 1827-1861

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Partial transcriptions of letters to people associated with the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions in India.

Dates: 1827-1861

Edwin St. John Ward (AC 1900) Papers

Identifier: MA.00189

Correspondence, legal documents, newsclippings, journal articles, one book and one map relating to the professional activities and personal life of Edwin St. John Ward, Amherst College Class of 1900. The bulk of the material falls into the years 1915-1918, when Dr. Ward was in service to the American Red Cross in Turkey, Palestine and France.

Dates: 1897-1986; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1918

James L. Barton to William Nesbitt Chambers in Turkey, 1916 May

 File — Box 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Letter from James L. Barton (Secretary of the Foreign Department, ABCFM) to W. Nesbitt Chambers re both the latter’s stay in the U.S. and a possible return to Erzroom via “New Russia,” including: “It may be you will have to get into Turkey by way of Erzroom. We want to get a pretty strong hold on that country before the final settlement comes so that when the decision is made with reference to missionary work under the Russian flag, we will be on the ground with our work well in hand, and if...
Dates: 1916 May

Justin Perkins (AC 1829) Papers

Identifier: MA.00153

Educator, minister and missionary to Persia beginning in the 1830s. Collection includes: correspondence with others in his field; manuscript sermons; lectures and notes; newspaper clippings and pamphlets, and seven volumes of bound manuscripts - mostly letters and journals.

Dates: circa 1830-1869

Merrick, James Lyman (AC 1830) - correspondence, 1844-1846

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents

Partial transcriptions by Frank Cary of correspondence between Rev. Merrick and an officer of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, concerning Rev. Merrick's work in Persia.

Dates: 1844-1846

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Collection 2
Amherst College -- Alumni and alumnae 2
Correspondence 1
Erzurum İli (Turkey) 1
Missionaries -- Iran 1
Missionaries -- Lebanon 1