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Creators:
United Foreign Missionary Society
Dates:
undated
Size:
89 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2133
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Relates to the "Great Osage Mission," March 3, 1822-July 31, 1823.

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Creators:
Richards, Linda, 1841-1930 (nurse)
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1886-1890
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0221
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Linda Richards was the first woman nurse trained in the United States at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. When these letters were written, she was a missionary nurse and the head of the first training school for nurses in Japan.

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Creators:
Ekvall, Robert B. (Robert Brainerd), 1898-1983
Dates:
circa 1925-1940
Size:
146 color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Robert Brainerd Ekvall and Betty Ekvall while missionaries on the China-Tibet border. The photographs document Tibetan, Chinese, and Vietnamese people, ceremonies, dances and musicians, shrines, traders, boats, towns, agriculture, and scenery. The collection also includes images of the Ekvalls and other missionaries and a map of...

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Dates:
circa 1905-1978 (bulk 1905-1920)
bulk 1900-1920
Size:
147 photographs
3 volumes (books)
43 postcards
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains 147 photographic prints and 43 postcards from East Africa (circa 1907-circa 1914), especially Kijobe, which depict the activities of the Africa Inland Mission; Theodore Roosevelt's safari in 1909; views of Nairobi, Mombasa, Port Said, Lake Victoria and other landscapes; and portraits of Maasai, Kikuyu, Kamba, Kavirondo, Akawba, Gikuyu, Somali and Swahili coast peoples. Missionaries pictured include Hetz, Hurlburt, and Wallace, who is listed as photographer on many of the prints. The collection also contains 3 paperback books, published by Africa Inland Mission, which describe the history of the organization and the experiences of its missionaries: Faster Beats the Drum (1978), Another Hand on Mine (1975) and Gardens of Miracles (1976).

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Creators:
Scomp, H. A. (Henry Anselm), 1843-
Dates:
undated
Size:
17 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1993
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Henshaw, David
Dates:
1920s
Size:
32 photographs (b&w.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 32 black and white photographs taken in northern Nigeria in the 1920s. They primarily focus on the Henshaw missionary family, their work, and their community in proximity to the city of Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.

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Dates:
October 1914
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7043
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns Reverend Frazier S. Herndon's work on a system of writing for the Papago languages and translation of the Bible.

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Creators:
Smith, Stanley
Dates:
1843-1849
Size:
190 Frames
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4566
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Arthur, James (James Osborne)
Dates:
1913-1928
bulk 1914-1919
Size:
699 nitrate negatives (3 1/4 x 5 1/2 or smaller)
0.25 Linear feet (envelopes)
2 gelatin silver prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.057
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection of photographs, shot by Reverend James O. Arthur while serving as a missionary for the Reformed Church of America, documents the activities on the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska in 1913 as well as Mescalero and Chirichua Reservation in White Tail, New Mexico from 1914-1919. Additional images depict vacations and travels throughout the United States by the Arthur family and friends between the years 1913-1928.

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Creators:
Derr, John Sebastien
Dates:
1906-1909
Size:
1 lantern slide (color, 8 x 10 cm.)
93 lantern slides (black & white, 8 x 10 cm.)
1 folder (calendar (1909) , illustrated, 15 x 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs or collected by Dr. John Sebastien Derr, a member of the Sudan United Mission in Cameroon from 1906-1909. As a missionary he was devoted to converting the people in Cameroon to Christianity and to dispelling Islam. The majority of the slides depict life in Adamawa, northern Cameroon. The images document Islamic and other populations in Cameroon. The individual and group portraits of men, women, and children primarily focus on the lives of the indigenous peoples, though a few pictures of Europeans are included. A Hausa leader is featured among the portraits. The Sudan United Mission calendar displaying snapshots of a different missionary with each month. Dr. Derr is featured in January of 1909. Also included in the calendar are a list of officers, five prayers, a list of societies in the Sudan without a missionary and events that relate to the Sudan United Mission. Images of musicians, cooks, hunters, and laborers give some sense of village and missionary life. Other scenes reveal Central African terrain. There are two or three views of mountains, sunrise or sunset, and regional vegetation. Many images capture architecture, among which are building styles ranging from thatched edifices to colonial buildings and to urban street scenes in colonial Egypt. Maritime activity is exhibited in the shots of various boats used by the African peoples. European seamen and passengers are depicted as well. Along with photographs of northern Cameroon, there are several images of life in colonial Egypt.

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