Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Missionary Research Library Administrative Records, 1851-1994

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492667 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Missionary Research Library (New York, N.Y.)
Title Missionary Research Library Administrative Records, 1851-1994
Physical Description 87 boxes (87 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://library.columbia.edu/content/dam/libraryweb/locations/burke/fa/mrl/ldpd_4492667.pdf
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Description

Summary

Includes correspondence, reports and annual reports, minutes, studies, surveys, publications, and history of the Missionary Research Library.

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

Correspondence, reports, annual reports, minutes, studies, surveys, history, publications Cataloged Lynn A. Grove 08/03/88.

Subject Headings

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Foreign Missions Conference of North America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theological libraries -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World Missionary Conference (Location of meeting: Edinburgh, Scotland). Date of meeting or treaty signing: (1910 :.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

An outcome of the World Missionary Conference, Edinburgh, 1910, the Missionary Research Library was founded in 1914 by John R. Mott in connection with the Foreign Missions Conference of North America. In 1929 the Library was housed in the Brown Memorial Tower of Union Theological Seminary, its Board of Trustees composed of Foreign Missions Conference of North America and Union Theological Seminary members. In 1967, its unique collections, heritage of Ecumenical Protestantism, were transferred into the care of the Union Theological Seminary Library. In 1976 its Board of Trustees dissolved.