Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions records, 1886-1964 (inclusive).

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Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions records, 1886-1964 (inclusive).

Material documents the activities of the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions and provides valuable information on various aspects of American religious life during the period 1886-1964. Religious conditions on American college and university campuses are documented. Vast files of student volunteer application, information and health examination blanks provide personal data on thousands of prospective missionaries which is of potential interest to genealogists, biographers and historians. The financial records and correspondence provide documentation related to philanthropic support of religious causes in America.

285 linear feet (673 boxes, 60 oversize volumes)

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Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1884-1968

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Kenneth Scott Latourette was born in Oregon City, Oregon on August 6, 1884. He was educated at Linfield College in Oregon and Yale University. Latourette was a professor of history at Reed College and Denison University and a professor of missions at Yale University. He held leadership positions in the following organizations: American Baptist Convention and Foreign Mission Society, American Historical Association, Far Eastern Association, International Committee of Y.M.C.A.'s, Japan Internation...

Eddy, Sherwood, 1871-1963

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YMCA secretary for Asia, evangelist and author. From the description of Letter of Sherwood Eddy, 1932. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 31743372 George Sherwood Eddy was born in Leavenworth, Kansas on January 19, 1871. He prepared at Phillips-Andover Academy in Massachusetts from 1887-1888 and earned a Ph.B. degree from Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University in 1891. He attended Union Theological Seminary and graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1891-18...

Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955

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John Raleigh Mott was born on May 25, 1865 in Livingston Manor, New York to John Stitt and Elmira Dodge Mott. John R. was the third of four children, having two older and one younger sister. The family soon moved to Postville, Iowa, where the elder Mott prospered as a retail lumber and hardware merchant and became mayor. In this conservative, ethnically diverse environment, young Mott grew to mid-adolescence in a home warmed by Methodist "holiness," which faith he confessed...

Beach, Harlan P. (Harlan Page), 1854-1933

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Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975

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Capan, Edward Warren, 1870-1947.

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Warnshuis, A. L. (Abbe Livingston), 1877-1958

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Missionary secretary. From the description of Reminiscences of Abbe Livingston Warnshuis : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728125 Reformed Church in America missionary in China. From the description of Abbe Livingston Warnshuis papers, 1877-1963 (bulk 1910-1958). (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122611400 Warnshuis graduated from Hope College in 1897 and from New ...

Speer, Robert E. (Robert Elliott), 1867-1947

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Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions

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The Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions was an organization which sought to recruit college and university students in the United States for missionary service abroad. It also sought to publicize and encourage the missionary enterprise in general. From the description of Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions records, 1886-1964 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702179251 The Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions was an organiz...

Mackay, John Alexander, 1889-1983

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Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr. From the description of Letters, 1935-1982, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873776 Theologian, philosopher, and author. From the description of Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063622 Theologian. From the description of Reminiscences of Reinhold Niebuhr...

Zwemer, Samuel Marinus, 1867-1952

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Zwemer graduated from Hope College in 1887 and from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1890. He was licensed and ordained a minister by the Reformed Church in America in 1890. Zwemer served as a missionary to Arabia (1890-1913) and was professor of missions at Princeton Theological Seminary (1929-1940). From the description of Collection, 1883-1967. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30767690 Zwemer graduated from Hope College in 1887...

National Student Christian Federation

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Visser 't Hooft, Willem Adolph, 1900-1985

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Willem A. Visser't Hooft, pasteur et théologien réformé néerlandais. Né à Haarlem (1900), décédé à Genève (1985). 1924 : Secrétaire du Comité mondial de l'Alliance des unions chrétiennes des jeunes gens (YMCA). 1931 : Secrétaire général de la Fédération universelle des association chrétiennes d'étudiants. 1938 : Secrétaire du Conseil oecuménique des Eglises. 1944 : Rédaction des "Déclarations de Genève" From the description of [Fonds Willem A. Visser't Hooft...

Wilder, Robert Parmelee, 1863-1938.

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Robert Parmelee Wilder was born in India of missionary parents in 1863. He earned the A.B. and A.M. degrees from Princeton University (1886, 1888) and the B.D. degree from Union Theological Seminary (1891). He was a founder of the Student Volunteer Movement (1886), missionary in India (1893-1902), traveling secretary for Student Christian Movements in Europe (1903-1916), secretary of Religious Work Department, YMCA (1916-1919), General Secretary of the Student Volunteer Movement (1919-1927) and ...

Judd, Walter H., 1898-1994

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Physician, congressman, missionary. From the description of Reminiscences of Walter H. Judd : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376703 United States representative from Minnesota, 1943-1963; founder, Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals; co-founder, Committee of One Million. From the description of Walter Henry Judd papers, 1922-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872154 ...