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Burke Library collection on Protestant women's missionary societies, 1849 -- 1933

Burke Library collection on Protestant women's missionary societies, 1849 -- 1933

This series is open for research.

0.5 linear feet; 0.5 linear feet; 1 box

This series contains minutes of the Young Ladies Missionary Society of Orono (Maine), as well as a small section of the personal diary of Hannah L.W. Penny, a member of the society and daughter of Deacon John Penny (1770-1846); a minute book of the Women's Foreign and Home Missionary Society of Fisk, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, recording its various social and missionary activities; a minute book of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society associated with the Hobart Memorial Methodist-Episcopal Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, recording information about the membership of the society as well as meeting activities; and a minute book of the Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church of Jamestown, New York, describing society activities and including detailed annual reports.

This series is arranged chronologically.

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Box 1 Folder 1 Young Ladies Missionary Society of Orono minute book and diary, 1849

This file contains fragile material; please handle with care.

This file contains minutes of the Young Ladies Missionary Society of Orono (Maine), as well as a small section of the personal diary of Hannah L.W. Penny, a member of the society and daughter of Deacon John Penny (1770-1846). The diary describes Penny's social and religious activities, including a trip to Bangor, quilting society activities, and preparations for a fair.


Box 1 Folder 2 Women's Foreign and Home Missionary Society of Fisk minute book, 1902 -- 1916

This file contains a minute book of the Women's Foreign and Home Missionary Society of Fisk, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, and records its various social and missionary activities.


Box 1 Folder 3 Women's Foreign Missionary Society, Hobart Memorial Church of Minneapolis minute book, 1910 -- 1914

This file contains fragile material; please handle with care.

This file contains a minute book of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society associated with the Hobart Memorial Methodist-Episcopal Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and records information about the membership of the society as well as meeting activities.


Box 1 Folder 4 Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church of Jamestown minute book, 1921 -- 1933

This file contains a minute book of the Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church of Jamestown, New York, describing society activities and including detailed annual reports.