Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

James Shepard Dennis papers, 1873 -- 1916

James Shepard Dennis papers, 1873 -- 1916

This series is open for research.

0.5 linear feet; 0.5 linear feet; 1 box

This series contains correspondence; a notebook of meeting minutes of the Theological Seminary Committee of the Syrian Mission, 1873 – 1874, as well as a list of students of the Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Beyrout (Beirut); an address book with a typed index of names categorized by country of residence; a Book of Particulars noting letters and date sent; and a brief statement by Malbone Watson Graham detailing circumstances leading to the publication of Christian Missions and Social Progress (by Dennis). Correspondence includes letters to Dennis from missionaries in China, Korea, England, the United States, India, Japan, Turkey, Madagascar, Scotland, and Burma, among others, and are in response to a call by Dennis for updated information and images on missions to be used in a reprint of Christian Missions and Social Progress. Also included with the correspondence are newspaper clippings and photographs.

This series is arranged by format.

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Box 1 Folder 1 Correspondence, A, 1905

Box 1 Folder 2 Correspondence, B-C, 1905

Box 1 Folder 3 Correspondence, E-F, 1905

Box 1 Folder 4 Correspondence, G-J, 1905

Box 1 Folder 5 Correspondence, L-M, 1905

Box 1 Folder 6 Correspondence, P-R, 1905

Box 1 Folder 7 Correspondence, S, 1905

Box 1 Folder 8 Correspondence, T-Y, 1905

Box 1 Folder 9 Notebook, 1873 -- 1890

Box 1 Folder 10 Address book, circa 1873 -- 1910

Box 1 Folder 11 Book of Particulars [Correspondence Log], 1909

Box 1 Folder 12 Origin of a Great Missionary Book - Statement by M. W. Graham, 1916