America in records from colonial missionaries, 1635-1928

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Title America in records from colonial missionaries, 1635-1928
Subject & Keywords America; religion; history; 9781851171866; BOACMR; BOABRAW
Description The importance of the material in this collection from historical research lies not merely in their religious content, but in the fact that missionaries in North America, as elsewhere, were often the only people recording and submitting regular reports of events from remote English-speaking communities around the world. According Isobel Pridmore, former archivist of the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, The documents relating to North America here [reproduced] are true archives in Sir Henry Jenkinson's definition of the word: that is, they came into being as a result of the work of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, and have been preserved ever since in its custody. After the first meeting at Lambeth Palace in 1701 the business of the Society was conducted from the office of the Secretary, which was at first his private house. Some of the original letters from...
ISBN 9781851171439
Contributor Bodleian Library
Type text
Format 29,000+ images (JPEG in PDF files)
Source 9781851171866
Language eng
Rights Content © USPG; images © Microform Academic Publishers, 2008
Publisher Microform Academic Publishers
Coverage 1635 - 1928
Created On 4th February, 2009 - 4:38pm
Last Updated 4th February, 2009 - 4:38pm
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