Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Robert Hamill Nassau Papers, 1868-1912

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492530 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Nassau, Robert Hamill, 1835-1921
Title Robert Hamill Nassau Papers, 1868-1912
Physical Description 6 boxes (6 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://library.columbia.edu/content/dam/libraryweb/locations/burke/fa/mrl/ldpd_4492530.pdf



Correspondence, 1868-1906, mainly with his sister; outline of addresses on African missions, 1872-1912; and biographical materials.

General Note

Robert Hamill Nassau was a Presbyterian missionary who served throughout West Africa, including Benita; Belambla; Kangwe; Talaguga; Baraka (Libreville); and Batanga. Founded mission station in Kangwe. Papers consist of letters sent to and received by Nassau from friends and family, and a small series of personal and biographical information

Part of Missionary Research Library Collection : Africa

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Processing Information

Correspondence, outline of addresses, biographical material Cataloged Lynn A. Grove 07/18/88.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Missionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missions -- Africa Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missions -- Gabon Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- : Missions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Presbyterian missionary, Gabon, West Africa. Nassua's work preceded that of Albert Schweitzer.