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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Records, 1878-1958

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492650 View CLIO record
Creator(s) American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Title American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Records, 1878-1958
Physical Description 7 boxes (7 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://library.columbia.edu/content/dam/libraryweb/locations/burke/fa/mrl/ldpd_4492650.pdf
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Description

General Note

Part of Missionary Research Library Collection : Ecumenical/World Mission

In Archives.

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Processing Information

Annual reports, mimeographed reports Cataloged Lynn A. Grove 08/02/88.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Congregational churches -- Missions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missionaries -- Africa Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missionaries -- China Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missionaries -- India Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missionaries -- Japan Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missionaries -- Turkey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missions -- Turkey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.