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Missionary Accounts

Please note that items in Italics are described in the Library's online catalog and you will need to review the catalog to obtain the call number of each item.

I. Books and Published Materials

Africa

  • Central Africa : adventures and missionary labors in several countries in the interior of Africa, from 1849 to 1856 [Sudan], T. J. Bowen 1857
  • Missionary travels and researches in South Africa including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda…, David Livingstone, 1858, Congregationalist
  • A popular account of missionary travels and researches in South Africa, David Livingstone, 1861

Belgian Congo

  • Teacher education problems of protestant missions in the Belgian Congo, Ira McLees Moore, 1951

Burma/Myanmar

  • The three Mrs. Judsons : the celebrated female missionaries, Cecil B. Hartley, 1863
  • Memoir of Mrs. Ann H. Judson : late missionary to Burmah. Including a history of the American Baptist mission in the Burman empire, James D. Knowles, 1829
  • A memoir of the life and labors of the Rev. Adoniram Judson. D.D., Francis Wayland, 1853
  • Glimpses of Baptist work in Burma: Burma Baptist Convention 86th Meeting, 1954

Canada

  • Baptist Missions in Western Canada, 1873-1948, Mrs. J. R. McDonald, 1948

China

  • China and Japan : a record of observations made during a residence of several years in China, and a tour of official visitation to the missions of both countries in 1877-78 , Rev. I.W. Wiley, 1879
  • A looking-glass for ladies : American Protestant women and the Orient in the nineteenth century, Lisa Joy Pruitt, 2005
  • Send the light : Lottie Moon's letters and other writings, edited by Keith Harper, 2002
  • Go home and tell, Bertha Smith; introduction by Lewis A. Drummond , Timothy and Denise George, editors, 1995
  • In War and Family: Missionaries in China's Honan Province in the 1940s, Erleen J. Christensen, 2005
  • British Travel Writing from China, 1798-1901, 5 Volumes, edited by Elizabeth H. Chang, 2010

India and the Subcontinent

  • Contending the grade in India, James M. Baker, 1947
  • Christ in Bangladesh, James and Marti Hefley, 1973
  • Gloria!: a biography of Gloria Thurman, missionary to Bangladesh, Barbara Joiner, 1993

Italy

  • Southern Baptists in sunny Italy, George Braxton Taylor, with an introduction by J.C. Metcalf, 1929

Japan

  • A golden milestone in Japan, Edwin B. Dozier, 1940
  • China and Japan : a record of observations made during a residence of several years in China, and a tour of official visitation to the missions of both countries in 1877-78, Rev. I.W. Wiley, 1879
  • Precious mother, precious crown : the life and mission of Elizabeth Taylor Watkins, F. Calvin Parker, 1997

Mexico

  • A century of Baptist work in Mexico, Frank W. Patterson, 1979

South America

  • Christ in the silver lands, James C. Quarles, 1935

Taiwan

  • Go home and tell, Bertha Smith; introduction by Lewis A. Drummond , Timothy and Denise George, editors, 1995

Thailand (Siam)

  • Eastern side; or, Missionary life in Siam, Fanny Roper Feudge, 1871

United States

  • Baptist home missions in North America : including a full report of the proceedings and addresses of the jubilee meeting, and a historical sketch of the American Baptist Home Mission Society, historical tables, etc., 1832-1882, American Baptist Home Mission Society, 1883
  • Epochs of home missions, Southern Baptist Convention, 1845-1945 , Joe W. Burton, 1945
  • Mission to America; a century and a quarter of Southern Baptist home missions, Arthur B. Rutledge, 1969

II. Materials Covering Multiple Categories

  • A history of American Baptist missions in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America : under the care of the American Baptist Missionary Union, William Gammell, 1851.
  • American Missionaries and the Middle East, Foundational Encounters, Editors Mehmet Ali Dogan and Heather J. Sharkey, 2011

 III. Microfilm in General Collection

  • Records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1701
  • Records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1964

IV. Microfilm in Special Collections

  • Annual Report of the American Missionary Association. 1847-1949. Reports of missions in Africa, West Indies, Canada.