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Armenian massacres, 1894-1896

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Chambers, W. Nesbitt to John Chambers, 1871-1929

 File — Box 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Letters from Nesbitt Chambers to his brother John (Jack) Chambers, especially (1890s) in regard to the situation in Turkey ("we are living over a volcano") and a "scheme" to help Armenians emigrate to Canada. Includes one written in congratulations to Jack's daughter Marjorie regarding her first vote, cast to make Ontario "dry" -- WNC writes that he has "never had the privilege of casting a vote" (1921 Jul), and one re "Yoljuluk," his memoir (1929 Jul).

Dates: 1871-1929

Sub-series F: Typescript of Kate Seelye's taped reminiscences, circa 1970

 Sub-Series — Box 11A, Folder: 1-6

Kate Seelye's taped reminiscences (probably based on interviews with her daughter Dorothea S. Franck) divided into six files of transcripts. Transcripts have been made into PDFs. The material documents Kate's childhood in Erzerum and Adana, including people she knew and historical events that happened there.

Dates: circa 1970

W. Nesbitt Chambers to Robert Chambers, 1897-1919

 File — Box 3, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents William N. Chambers to Robert Chambers, sharing information regarding their missionary work as well as details of their personal lives. Letter (incomplete) of July 23, 1900 re conference of "the mission and native union" in [Marash], mentioning Dr. Fuller of Aintab, Dr. Lee (also of Aintab?), Dr. [Merrill?] of Aintab, and WNC. Troubles along the way: Neelie and the children have colds, Neelie falls ill with malaria, plague has broken out in quarantined "Beyrouth," son Talcott sails home...
Dates: 1897-1919

Williams-Chambers-Blaisdell Family Papers ("The Blaisdell Papers")

Identifier: MA.00270
Abstract The Williams-Chambers-Blaisdell Papers ("the Blaisdell Papers") contain correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and documents from the family of missionaries William Nesbitt Chambers and Cornelia Pond Williams Chambers and their children, especially their daughter Dorothea Nesbitt Chambers (later Blaisdell). The papers include material (primarily correspondence) from other family members such as Nesbitt and Cornelia's siblings and relatives. The bulk of the material dates from about...
Dates: circa 1845-2010

Williams, Talcott and "Auntie Walker" re the 1895 massacre of Armenians in Erzerum, 1895 November

 File — Box 3, Folder: 52
Scope and Contents Printed letter from Cornelia Chambers to her brother Talcott Williams, Nov. 1, 1895 regarding the 1895 massacre in Erzerum. The letter was privately printed for and distributed by Talcott Williams on Nov. 30 ("Letter from Mrs. William Nesbitt Chambers, Erzerum, Turkey, to Talcott Williams, Philadelphia" -- Times Printing House). The printed edition contains a warning against wider publication. File also contains: a letter [from CWC?] re the massacre to "Auntie Walker"; a typescript [by...
Dates: 1895 November