William Elliot Griffis collection, [1873]-1903.


William Elliot Griffis collection, [1873]-1903.

Consists of selected correspondence and manuscripts of William Elliot Griffis about the history of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. mission to Japan in 1859. Griffis collected this material for a book he was publishing about the medical missionary James Curtis Hepburn, his devotion to the Presbyterian Church, and his role and contributions to foreign missionary work and education in China and in Japan, as related to the mission of the Presbyterian Church in U.S.A. (Griffis's HEPBURN OF JAPAN AND HIS WIFE AND HELPMATES: A LIFE STORY OF TOIL FOR CHRIST was published in 1913.)

.20 linear ft. (1 half-size archival box)

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Hepburn, J. C. (James Curtis), 1815-1911

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Presbyterian church in the U.S.A.

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The Transylvania Presbytery was organized by appointment of the synods of New York and Philadelphia. The Synod of New York made part of the Presbytery of Abingdon into the Transylvania Presbytery, which encompassed the district of Kentucky and the settlements on the Cumberland River. The Reverend David Rice, Adam Rankin, Andrew McClure, and James Crawford met at the Danville, Kentucky courthouse to organize the presbytery. The synods of New York and Philadelphia appointed David Rice as moderator...

Griffis, William Elliot, 1843-1928

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