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Emory Warren Ross papers, 1877-1971, bulk 1900-1965

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Bib ID 4492531 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Ross, Emory
Title Emory Warren Ross papers, 1877-1971, bulk 1900-1965
Physical Description 14.75 linear feet (14.75 linear feet 24 boxes 1 oversize box)
Language(s) English , French .
Additional Description https://library.columbia.edu/resolve/clio4492531
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 6 series: 1. Writings and Publications, 1877-1961; 2. Organizations and Conferences, 1907-1971; 3. Correspondence, 1920-1971; 4. Geographical Areas, 1913-1971; 5. Source Files, 1895-1971; 6. Oversized Materials, 1907-1970.

Description

Summary

Circular letters of Conseil Protestant au Congo, 1929-1960; minutes, reports, and other documents, including materials and correspondence on the Jubilee history of the Conseil Protestant du Congo, 1928; Protestant mission and religious liberty in the Congo; Catholic-Protestant relations and relations between missions and government; Commission pour la protection des indigenes; reports of Foreign Missions Conference of North America, Africa Committee, 1929-1964; report letters from American Presbyterian Congo missionaries, 1931-1960; other correspondence including some with Chester Bowles and Alan Paton, 1920-1965; articles by Emory Ross, 1919-1956; and pamphlets and documents on various church and other organizations.

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Subject Headings

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Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Catholic Church -- : Missions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Catholic Church -- : Relations -- : Protestant churches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Disciples of Christ -- : Missions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Foreign Missions Conference of North America. Africa Committee Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missions -- Africa Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missions -- Congo (Democratic Republic) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Paton, Alan Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- : Missions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Protestant churches -- Missions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Protestant churches -- Relations -- Catholic Church Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ross, Emory -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Emory Warren Ross was a Disciples of Christ missionary in the Belgian Congo, and served as the Executive Secretary of the African Committee of the National Council of Churches of Christ U.S.A.