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Missionaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Adolphus P. Howard Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0515
Scope and Contents Includes the wills of A. P. Howard, Corry, Pennsylvania; 1897, and Sarah H. Howard, Wellsville, N. Y., correspondence, reports, leases, tax receipts, and mortgage. Information on J. W. Howard and Hugh H. McCullough estates. Copy of Bradstreet's report on the University Company of Olympia, Washington and J. R. Chaplin, manager of the Company. Also, report on various business enterprises and financial standing of A. P. Howard. Some correspondence of Edward Spencer and tax receipts for land in...

Adolphus P. Howard Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0517
Scope and Contents Includes business and personal correspondence, accounts, legal papers, bank statements, maps, etc. Business correspondence, 1850-1938, include letters concerning A. P. Howard's various business enterprises; farm, livestock, fruit and produce, Wellsville, Ohio; printing firm, Columbus, Ohio; tannery, Corry, Penna.; bank and metal works, Pittsburgh, Penna.; farm, Congo, W. Va.; subscription agent in Wellsville, Ohio for National Era, Washington, D. C. Earlier letters are to A. G. DeSellem, an...

American Legion, Mountaineer Post No. 127, Morgantown Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0139
Overview Official records of the American Legion post established at West Virginia University in 1945.

Clarence Norwood Weems, Commemorative Booklet for Christian Missionary Work in Korea

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Collection Number: A&M.4416
Content Description Commemorative booklet honoring Christian missionary work of Clarence Norwood Weems in Korea. The book is titled "In Commemoration of Thirty Years of Missionary Service of C. N. Weems, 1939." Includes text and many photographs. The photographs appear to date mainly from the 1930s.

David R. Preston Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.2133
Overview Manuscript diary of David R. Preston, Presbyterian minister and missionary assigned to Pensacola, Florida, and St. Charles, Missouri, 1828-1829, containing information on the number of missionaries and regularly assigned ministers of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Episcopal churches in the areas, the number of church services held, attendance and interest of the congregations, organization of Bible classes, and Sunday schools. Preston also preached to black congregations and comments on their...

George H. McGrew Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1622
Overview Correspondence, sermons, religious writings, and accounts of a graduate of Wesleyan University and Harvard Law School, Methodist missionary to India (ca.1876-1885), and son of Representative James Clark McGrew of Kingwood. Subjects include West Virginia politics; social activities in Kingwood; conditions in the Indian mission field; nautical improvements tested at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1879; Northwestern University; and the Republican National Convention of 1880.

Gravely and Moore Studio, Photography Business in Charleston, Negatives

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Collection Number: A&M.2523
Overview Negatives and other material from the Gravely and Moore Studio of Charleston, West Virginia. The majority of items within the collection are cellulose acetate negatives; the collection also includes glass plate negatives, prints, two photograph albums, and other material, as well as a card catalog documenting business transactions with customers. The collection is organized into customer project files as established by the Studio; the contents of these files are stored in envelopes usually...

Henry Ruffner (1790-1861) and William Henry (1824-1908) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...

John Wade Kidwell Family, African Missionary Correspondence of Dorothy E. O'Neal

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Collection Number: A&M.3945
Overview Correspondence and other material of missionary Dorothy E. O'Neal (1925-2012), a friend of Dessie Kidwell and family (see A&M 3823). She was the first missionary from St. John's United Methodist Church in Parsons, West Virginia, to accept foreign service. She worked as a medical missionary in the Belgian Congo during the 1950s and 1960s, and later moved back to the United States to continue working in the nursing field until her retirement. The collection includes typescripts (2012-2013),...

Lewis Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...