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Missionaries -- Turkey

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Bliss, Edwin Elisha (AC 1837) - letter Constantinople, to unknown, 1865 March 15

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1865 March 15

Bliss, Isaac Grout (AC 1844) - letter Constantinople, to Edwin E. Bliss, 1863 December 16

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1863 December 16

Dora Judd Mattoon Ward Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00285
Abstract

Papers documenting the personal and professional lives of Dora Ward and her husband, Earl Ward (AC 1906). The bulk of the collection comprises correspondence with family members describing the Wards' work as missionaries in Turkey and India, 1911-1932. The correspondence is supplemented with photographs, work records, diaries, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1883-1979; Majority of material found within 1911-1932

Goodell, W. Pera, [Turkey?] letter: to Edwin Elisha Bliss (AC 1837), Trebizond, Turkey, 1844 October 5

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1844 October 5

Mark Hopkins Ward (AC 1906) Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00365
Abstract

The Mark Hopkins Ward (AC 1906) Family Papers contain the personal and professional papers of Mark Ward, as well as personal papers of members of his Ward and Bliss family relatives, including items from earlier generations of related Porter and Clapp family members. There is also material related to missionaries associated with the Ward and Bliss families in Turkey.

Dates: circa 1800-1950

Talcott W. Seelye (AC 1944) Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00383
Abstract The Talcott W. Seelye (AC 1944) Family Papers include material about Talcott Seelye's youth and his diplomatic career in the Middle East, as well material related to his parents, siblings, and grandparents. The collection complements -- indeed, is a structural component of -- other family collections, especially those at Amherst College listed in the "Related Materials" note. The importance of checking these collections can't be overstated, especially if a researcher is doing extensive work...
Dates: circa 1850-1980

William Earl Dodge Ward (AC 1906) Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00234
Abstract

The William Earl Dodge Ward (AC 1906) Family Papers document the personal and professional lives of multiple generations of Ward and Bliss family members, dating from 1791 to 1977. Family correspondence makes up the largest portion of the material, supplemented with work records, diaries, memorabilia, photographs, writings, genealogical materials, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: circa 1790-1977