|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
Part of Missionary Research Library Collection : Ecumenical/World Mission
Using the Collection
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Annual reports, mimeographed reports Cataloged Lynn A. Grove 08/02/88.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, organized in 1810, was first successful North American agency dedicated to foreign missions. ABCFM existed until 1961 when it merged with Board of International Missions to form United Church Board for World Ministries. Collection concerns missions in South Africa in Rhodesia and Zulu; missions in Asia including Turkey, India, Japan, China; missions in Philippine Islands; and ABCFM organization in general.