Correspondence between missionary and administrators at the Foreign Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia, relating to her work and needs of mission station. Includes some post-retirement letters and information.
Correspondence between missionary and administrators at the Foreign Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia, relating to work and needs of the mission station. Contains post-retirement information, materials from after Nelson's death, and items on the 75th anniversary of the Manaus church, which the Nelsons organized in 1900, and which was attended by several of the Nelsons' children.
The collection contains the papers of Joshua Grijalva, who was a missionary for the Language Missions Division of the Home Mission Board from 1941-1983. Dr. Grijalva compiled Ethnic Baptist History (1992), and there are source files with articles on various ethnic Baptist groups that include Arabs, Chinese, Deaf, Hispanic, Italian, Korean, Laotian, Native Americans, and Vietnamese. There are also subject files on the history of ethnic baptist missions arranged by state.
Materials in the collection include: articles, biographical information, information on Broadway Baptist Church, material related to China and his death, the movie "Bill Wallace of China", Stout Memorial Hospital, Wallace Memorial Baptist Church, subject files, clippings, and photographs. The collection includes informational files on associates of Wallace in China, including nurses, doctors, family members, and other missionaries.
Collection consists of five notebooks of notes, clippings, pamphlets, and letters concerning the Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs, the separation of church and state, home influences on certain important leaders, religious liberty and George W. Truett.
Southern Baptist Convention. Sunday School Board. Executive Office.
Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
61 boxes (77 linear feet).
The collection is the official papers of James L. Sullivan and the Executive Office of the Sunday School Board from 1954 to 1975 and includes information on all aspects of the work of the Board. The papers include extensive in-house and external correspondence with Board managers, denominational leaders and workers, Baptist ministers, state Baptist Convention leaders, political figures, and church members. The papers also include extensive complaint letters relating to all areas of the Board's programs. Information files include detailed files about the working of the Board's program. Included are minutes of staff and committee meetings; addresses and sermons; reports of all kinds; studies; budget and audit information; policy information; Baptist World Alliance material; and files on Board related controversies, including the Elliott controversy, the Broadman Bible Commentary, and the Becoming episode. The collection also deals with the issues of race relations, integration, and ... Read More
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