Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Woman's Board of Missions records, 1862 -- 1927

Series 3: Programs and Events, 1883 -- 1926

This series is open for research.

0.5 linear feet; 0.5 linear feet; 1 box

This series contains records of the branch officers' conference papers, programs and reports from individual branch meetings, and historical sketches of some branches. The programs are detailed and include lists of missionaries and their location throughout the world. The papers also touch on issues the Board dealt with such as having a separate foreign missionary society, union organizations, and missionary qualifications in regards to education and special training by way of preparation. Interspersed through the programs are presentations from the Children's Societies of the various branches. These meetings involved prayer and song as well as information from various missionary locations. The list of branch meetings is extensive and is limited to the east coast. The branches are a mix of states, counties, cities and towns. The branches are: Andover and Woburn Branch, New York State Branch, Barnstable Branch, Norfolk and Pilgrim Branch, Brooklyn District of New York State Branch, North Middlesex Branch, Eastern Connecticut Branch, Old Colony Branch, Eastern Maine Branch, Philadelphia Branch, Essex South Branch, Rhode Island Branch, Hampshire County Branch, Springfield Branch, Hartford Branch Suffolk Branch, Middlesex Branch, Vermont Branch, New Hampshire Branch, Western Maine Branch, New Haven Branch, Worcester County Branch.

This series is unarranged.

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Box 5 Folder 1 Branch Officers Conference Papers, 1916 -- 1926

Box 5 Folder 2-21 Programs and Reports of Branch Meetings, 1883 -- 1926

Box 5 Folder 22 Historical Sketches of Branches, 1898 -- 1922