Query: Missionaries
MS 2133 Extracts from The American Missionary Register relating to the "Great Osage Mission"
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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Japanese Missionary Postcards
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 cards …

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Linda Richards Correspondence
Creators:
Richards, Linda, 1841-1930 (nurse)
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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Robert Brainerd Ekvall and Betty Ekvall photographs of Tibet, China, and Vietnam
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 Gansu …

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Foreign Missions Library Lantern Slide Collection
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 …

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in FSA.A1991.04 for Missionaries
MS 1993 Antonio Ruiz de Montoya: His life and his Missionary Labors in Brazil and Paraguay
Creators:
Scomp, H. A. (Henry Anselm), 1843-
Dates:
undated
Size:
17 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1993
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Africa Inland Mission collection
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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in EEPA.2008-003 for Missionaries
Through the Gates of Splendor
Creators:
Saint, Nathaniel, 1923-1956
Elliot, Elisabeth
Dates:
circa 1960
Size:
Film reels (37 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.23
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documenting ill-fated 1956 missionary expedition to the country of the Aucas, an Amazonian tribe located near the border of Peru and Ecuador. Five men were killed by the Aucas after attempting to make friendly contact. The film is narrated by Betty Elliott, wife of one of the unfortunate men …

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MS 7043 "Papago Missionary Making Written Language for Tribe."
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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MS 4566 Papers of Stanley Smith, Baptist missionary among the Florida Seminole
Creators:
Smith, Stanley
Dates:
1843-1849
Size:
190 Frames
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4566
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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