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Guide to the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions annual meeting book 1977.083

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Title: American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions annual meeting book
Dates: 1870
Abstract: Volume from the 61st annual meeting of the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions in Brooklyn, N.Y., containing a list of corporate members and meeting attendees, as well as information on attendees' states of residence and who they stayed with while in Brooklyn.
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0070
Call Phrase: 1977.083
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Historical Note

The American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions was founded in 1810 to support foreign missionary efforts. The 61st annual meeting of the Board was held in Brooklyn, N.Y. in October of 1870.

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Scope and Contents note

Volume from the 61st annual meeting of the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions in Brooklyn, N.Y., containing a list of corporate members and meeting attendees, as well as information on attendees' states of residence and who they stayed with while in Brooklyn.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Attendance lists
  • Membership lists

Subject Organizations

  • American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

Subject Topics

  • Congresses and conventions -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Missionaries -- United States
  • Missions |v Congresses
  • Religious institutions -- United States

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions annual meeting book, 1977.083, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of H.H. McFarland, 1872. Formally accessioned in 1977.

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