21 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Missions.

  1. Kenyon L. Butterfield papers, 1889-1970

    13,000 items. 54 containers. 21.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Agronomist and college administrator. Chiefly correspondence, diaries, memoranda, studies and surveys, speeches and articles, drafts of books, and printed matter relating to Butterfield's work with the American Country Life Association, U.S. Country Life Commission, and foreign Christian missions, and to his innovations in the curricula, services, and administration of agricultural colleges.

  2. Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, 1912-1954

    7,000 items. 31 containers plus 1 oversize. 29 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geographer, inventor, and cartographer. Correspondence, writings, subject files, research data, printed matter, and other material relating mainly to Boggs's geographic studies and to his inventions and research interests.

  3. Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012

    6,000 items. 21 containers. 8.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.

  4. Montgomery family papers, 1771-1974

    12,000 items. 33 containers. 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings and miscellany of various members of the Montgomery family, especially Giles Foster Montgomery (1835-1888) and Emily Redington Montgomery (1839-1898). Includes papers of allied Peck and Perkins families relating to the experiences of members in the Civil War.

  5. Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912

    750 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo, Mexico, and persons associated with the cause of Mexican independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. Includes correspondence addressed to Manuel Madrid concerning nineteenth-century economic affairs, correspondence of José Yves Limantour, and microfilm of census counts in Mexico City, 1610-1784.

  6. Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska records, 1733-1938

    87,000 items. 660 containers plus 111 oversize. 326 linear feet. 402 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Principally ecclesiastical records relating to the administration of the numerous parishes and chapels of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, and, to a lesser extent, in Canada and the United States, comprising correspondence, registers of births, marriages, and deaths, confession and communion records, a clergy dossier, orders and edicts (ukases) from imperial and ecclesiastical authorities, financial records, diaries and travel journals, photographs, printed matter, and other material. Includes material relating to missionary work among the Tlingit Indians; Russian administration of Alaska through the bureaucracy of the church; schools and education; the Russian-American Company; and papers of various church officials, including Tikhon Bellavin, Evdokim Meshcherskii, and John S. Kedrovsky.

  7. Moral Re-armament records, 1812-1991

    228,400 items. 565 containers plus 27 oversize. 244 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the organization's founder, Frank Buchman, and members Ray Foote Purdy and Kenaston Twitchell.

  8. Edward John Dorn papers, 1868-1936

    1000 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, orders to duty, speeches, notes, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Dorn's naval cruises to Brazil, South Africa, Samoan Islands, Guam, and Japan, and to his experiences as governor of American Samoa and Guam, especially in regard to missionaries, schools, water supply, and immigrants.

  9. McCormick and Carey families papers, 1852-1987

    40 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the Sixteenth Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863.

  10. Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963

    110,000 items. 342 containers plus 19 oversize. 134.4 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, religious leader, and advocate for African American rights. Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, D.C., and to her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America.