South American missionaries' records, 1844-1919
The title pages of the first four vols. reflect the evolution of the Society's name from its beginning in 1844 to 1862, when the present form first appears.
Covering the period 1867-1919 in 53 volumes, it is described on the title page of vol. 1 as a New series... Published on the first of January, March, May, July, September and November, with copious illustrations. According to the introduction to the first issue of The South American missionary magazine,...
This group of documents comprises the surviving journals of A.F. Gardiner, the Society's founder, and of two other missionaries, Adolfo Henriksen and Edward Bernau, together with some miscellaneous papers.