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Shawnee Indian Mission
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Nettie Thompson Grove
George W Martin
William Elsey Connelle...
54-Year China Trip Ends
Biographical article about Mrs. Anna M. Chuning, returning from a 54-year-long stay in China as a member of the American Christian missionary movement, changing her name there to Ann Chuning Hsiao. Photos,...
A Holy Battleground: Methodist, Baptist, & Quaker Missionaries among Shawnee Indians, 1830-1844
Article about the conflicts of culture and religion, not only between white Christian missionaries and potential Shawnee Indian converts, but also among the Christian denominations themselves in 1800s...
A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission
Article about experiences at Methodist Shawnee Indian missions (written by Reverend Joab Spencer, one of its missionaries) of preachers and teachers such as Reverend Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Reverend...
Address of Rev. Father William J. Dalton of Kansas City, Missouri, on the Pioneer Missionary Work of Father DeSmet of the Jesuit Society
Booklet containing the address of Reverend William Dalton about the pioneer missionary work of Father Pierre DeSmet (1801-1871 ca.) of the Jesuit Society, including information on some of the earliest...
Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae
Continuation of catalog title: "A R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc Miss. in America septentrionali anno 1687 detectae, nunc Gallorum coloniis et actionem negotiis toto orbe celeberrimae."
An Interview With Charles Briscoe
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 19, 1975. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...
Before Bleeding Kansas: Christian Missionaries, Slavery, and the Shawnee Indians in Pre-Territorial Kansas, 1844-1854
Photos, illustrations, and comprehensive article about the early history of pre-territorial Kansas from 1844 to 1854. Discussion on several topics such as Christian Indian missions and missionaries, the...
Being Shawnee in Territorial Kansas
In-depth article about the Shawnee Reserve, Kansas-Nebraska act in 1854, missionaries, and white settlers encroaching on Indian lands.
Biography of Annie J. Scott (1876-??), Missionary, Doctor, and Real Estate Developer
Biography of John B. Bisceglia (1891-1988), Clergyman
Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor
Biography of Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Methodist Minister and Missionary
Bishop Anglim Memorial Mass Wednesday
Obituary for Reverend Mario Roberto Emett Anglim, or Mario Anglim, a native Kansas Citian and missionary to Brazil starting in 1949, dying in 1973.
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Postcard of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 11th Street and Broadway
Dr. E. Stanley Jones
October 16, 1956
Missionary to India, preacher, and author, Dr. Jones spoke on ''A Nation's Struggle with a Word'' at a SCBA luncheon.
English Quakers Tour Kansas in 1858
Article about the tour of Kansas Territory in 1858 by English Quakers with excerpts from the journals of tour member Sarah Lindsey and history of the Quaker missionaries to Kansas, starting with the first...
Extracts from Wesley Browning's Journal
Mention of L. B. Stateler, David Kinnear, N. Talbott, and Wesley Browning among others as missionaries at the Methodist Shawnee Mission.
Father Pierre-Jean DeSmet
Information about Father Pierre-Jean DeSmet, (1801-1873), a Belgian emigrant to America in 1821, known as "Chief Black Robe" of the Jesuits. Illustrations and description of his missionary career, arriving...
Following the Master: Young Women Who Consecrate Their Lives to Christian Work
December 18, 1894
Portraits and biographical article about teachers Elizabeth Holding and Elizabeth Cushman and school principal Maria Gibson at the "Scarritt Bible Training School" in Kansas City for training missionaries...
Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas
Photos, illustrations, and description of the Pratt Indian mission in Wyandotte County, Kansas, in 1848. Established by Reverend John Pratt (1814-1900), "one of the best known of all the early day missionaries...
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