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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letters of Rev. Joseph W. Cook, Missionary to Cheyenne, to Rt. Rev. R.H. Clarkson, D.D., Rt. Rev. Geo. M. Randall, D.D., together with extracts from Mr. Cook’s Diary, kindly furnished by his daughter Miss Charlotte Everett Cook, April 12th, 1916

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0016

A typed transcript of letters written and journal kept by Reverend Joseph Witherspoon Cook during part of his time as a missionary to Cheyenne, Dakota Territory, 1868-1869. The letters describe his journey from Philadelphia to Cheyenne, the process of setting up a mission in the settlement, the inhabitants of Cheyenne, and the living conditions in the area.

Dates: 1868-1869

Littell family papers

Identifier: MSS 0449

The Littell family papers include correspondence, letters, scrapbooks, commonplace books, copybooks, published material, ephemera, realia, financial records, diaries, books, artwork, photographs, greeting cards, postcards, clippings, and research notes created or collected by members of the Morris, Harrington, Littell, and Winslow families of Pennsylvania and Delaware from circa 1808 to 2004.

Dates: 1808-2005

Edith A. Lowther meeting notes for Presbyterian Women’s Home and Foreign Missionary Societies

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0176

This notebook from Edith A. Lowther (1874-1948) contains her meeting notes for the Presbyterian Women’s Home and Foreign Missionary Societies circa 1895. Although Lowther lived in Henry Clay, Delaware, most of her notes relate to a meeting held at Manokin Presbyterian Church in Princess Anne, Maryland.

Dates: approximately 1890-1895

Journal of Rev C. C. Mitchell from New York/Boston to Smyrna 1841

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0052

This journal, belonging to missionary Colby C. Mitchell, chronicles his 1841 journey from Boston, Massachusetts, to Smyrna, Turkey. It describes life aboard the ship and some sightseeing in Turkey and Rhodes.

Dates: 1841 January 18-March 10

Theophilus Parvin letter to Mary Rodney

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0152

One autograph letter from Theophilus Parvin, a Presbyterian minister and missionary, to Delaware resident Mary Rodney, lamenting Parvin's inability to deliver a packet of letters to Rodney and her family personally. Also includes a short discussion of Parvin's upcoming meeting with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

Dates: 1825 December 2

Caroline Pilsbury letters to Hannah Stickney

Identifier: MSS 0334

The Caroline Pilsbury letters consist of autograph copies of letters written by nineteenth century American school teacher Caroline Pilsbury to her friend and former classmate at the Byfield Female Seminary, Hannah Stickney.

Dates: 1820–1821, 1824

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, transcripts of letters relating to Delaware

Identifier: MSS 0462
Abstract The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) was established in London in 1701 through a charter from King William III. The organization was created as a vehicle for sending priests and teachers to North America, in order to improve and expand the ministry of the Church of England to the colonists. The University of Delaware’s collection of Society for the Propagation of the Gospel Transcripts consists of one box of typescript letters related to the Delaware...
Dates: 1703-1782; Majority of material found within 1703-1776

C. B. Thomas diary of missionary work in Burma

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0074

This manuscript contains the travel diary of C.B. Thomas, a Baptist missionary in Burma, kept between January 24 and May 7, 1883.

Dates: 1883 January 24-May 7