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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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Dates:
undated
Size:
40 Postcards
Collection ID:
FSA.A2013.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This Collection contains hand-tinted postcards of Japan created during the Taisho Period (1912-1926). Subjects include daily life, scenes, and an image of the Taisho Emperor on horseback. About 10 of the cards contain images of schools, Anglican churches and other activities relating to Christian activities, making it likely that these low-quality ...

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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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Creators:
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Dates:
undated
Size:
98 lantern slides (black and white and color)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1991.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Lantern slides, undated, some hand-tinted, assembled by the Foreign Missions Library of New York City to document missionary activities in Iran, probably during the early part of the twentienth century. Included are images of missionaries and evangelists, Fiske seminary, The American High School for Boys in Tehran, the Memorial School for Boys in T...

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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:
Smalley, William Allen
Dates:
1943-1998
Size:
18.11 Linear feet (19 boxes, 2 map folders, 40 sound recordings, and 3 computer disks)
Collection ID:
NAA.2006-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

William A. Smalley (1923-1997) was a missionary and anthropological linguist. This collection mainly concerns his work with Hmong scripts and the Khmu' language and contains correspondence, notes, writings, reference materials, photographs, and sound recordings.

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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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