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Fisk, Pliny, 1792-1825

 Person

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Excerpts from journal, 1820-1821

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Includes loose holograph entries from late 1820 to early 1821.
Dates: 1820-1821

Journal, 1821-1823

 Item
Identifier: C-116.VI
Scope and Contents The two Pliny Fisk journals at Middlebury (1821-1823, 1823-1824) plus the journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East.
Dates: 1821-1823

Journal, 1823-1824

 Item
Identifier: C-116.V
Scope and Contents The two Pliny Fisk journals at Middlebury (1821-1823, 1823-1824) plus the journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East.
Dates: 1823-1824

Journal transcripts, 1823-1824

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists primarily of four journals and letters from Fisk to fellow missionaries, describing his journey to the Middle East, encouraging them to join him, and telling them what to expect and how to prepare, and what languages to study. The two Pliny Fisk journals dated 1821-1823 and 1823-1824, plus journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East. The two diaries dated 1814-1816 and 1816-1820 provide an account...
Dates: 1823-1824

Latin fragment

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Contains text written by Fisk in Latin.
Dates: 1819-1825

Letter from Pliny Fisk to "Brethren", May 7, 1822

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to "Brethren," dated May 7, 1822. In the letter, Fisk imparts advice to future missionaries.
Dates: May 7, 1822

Letter from Pliny Fisk to "Brethren", February 28, 1824

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to "Brethren," dated February 28, 1824.
Dates: February 28, 1824

Letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, May, 1820

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated May, 1820.
Dates: May, 1820

Letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, December 27, 1819

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: C-116.II.1
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated December 27-28, 1819. In the letter, Fisk discusses quarantine and preventing the spread of the plague. The letter also mentions Catholics, and disparages the service.
Dates: December 27, 1819

Letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, October 28, 1820

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, October 28, 1820, advocating that missionaries bound for Smyrna bring female helpers.
Dates: October 28, 1820

Letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, October, 1821

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated October, 1821, in which Fisk recommends just French and then Creole as languages missionaries should know. Fisk suggests that missionaries should bring female helpers and be prepared with elementary books in English and other languages to teach children. Fisk warns of an unsteady environment (war, upheaval), but expects all to settle down to continue missionary work.
Dates: October, 1821

Letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, April 29, 1822

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated April 29, 1822.
Dates: April 29, 1822

Letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, June 26, 1824

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated June 26, 1824. In the letter, Fisk includes much description of the land and examples of Arabic writing.
Dates: June 26, 1824

Letters

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1-8
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents Includes holograph letters written by Pliny Fisk, primarily to Isaac Bird, between 1819 and 1824. Also includes one letter from Isaac Bird and and W. Goodell about the death of Fisk, dated October 25, 1825.
Dates: 1819-1825

Levi Parsons correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-45
Scope and Contents This collection of letters written to family and friends details the travels and observations of Levi Parsons as a missionary in the Middle East as well as general correspondence from his student days at Middlebury College. Folder #4 without address or salutation, is a sort of prayer or anthem detailing Parsons’ religious epiphany while a student. A letter to his brother details the massing of 300 men in Shoreham on the eve of the Battle of Plattsburgh and its aftermath, (Folder #12). Levi...
Dates: 1811-1823

Pliny Fisk journals, letters, and other materials

 Collection
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of four journals and letters from Fisk to fellow missionaries, describing his journey to the Middle East, encouraging them to join him, and telling them what to expect and how to prepare, and what languages to study. The two Pliny Fisk journals dated 1821-1823 and 1823-1824, plus journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East. The two diaries dated 1814-1816 and 1816-1820 provide an account...
Dates: 1819-1825