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Armenian question

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Merrill, J.E. [John E.], 1921 December

 File — Box 3, Folder: 74
Scope and Contents

William N. Chambers to J. E. Merrill of the American Board regarding situation in Turkey -- whether the family should stay or go in light of a warning from the British government to all British subjects (as Chambers is) "advising them that they their own risks." Chambers is inclined to stay based on his own view of the situation and from conversations with Franklin Bouillon, Mouaddin Pasha (General Commandant) and Hamid Bey (Civil Administrator).

Dates: 1921 December

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

William Nesbitt Chambers to brother Jack Chambers re situation in Turkey, 1915 November 5-27

 File — Box 1, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents Outgoing correspondence to Chambers family in Canada, including: “All the Armenians were being deported en masse towards the Syrian desert. Scores of thousands of them from the west Cple [Constantinople], Bardezag, Konia, Angora, Caesarea, Marsovan [etc.] were driven across the Adana plain. Their properties were being confiscated [and] there was little or no hope of relief. Few of them at this rate will remain by spring. It was [and] is most horrible. Germany might do something to relieve...
Dates: 1915 November 5-27

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, 1919 March

 File — Box 3, Folder: 73