Missionaries -- 19th Century
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Asa Hemenway collection
Collection contains a hardbound, handwritten journal kept by Asa Hemenway from 1850 until 1891, and a handwritten, hardbound volume containing "Notes of Siamese Customs Presented to Middlebury College by Rev. A. Hemenway, Dec. 1860," written in Old Thai. Collection also contains two hand-drawn maps.
G.P. Claflin letter, February 6, 1862
Includes one holograph letter written by G.P. Claflin from Boom Falls Station, Mendi Mission in Papua New Guinea. Claflin writes seeking assistance and describes the geographic location of his mission (probably Sierra Leone, which is where the Mende language is primarily spoken). He also comments on the progress of the mission work, and the attitude of the local population towards the missionaries.
Jesse Caswell (Class of 1832) manuscript missionary diary, 1839 December - 1840 February
Manuscript diary kept by Jesse Caswell, Class of 1832, while acting as a missionary in Singapore and Siam (present-day Thailand) in 1839 and 1840. Some entries are illustrated with drawings and maps by Caswell.
Jesse Caswell (Class of 1832) Siam missionary journal, 1848
Photocopy of Abstract Missionary Journal of Rev. Jesse Caswell: Missionary in Siam 1839-1848 Under the ABCFM and the AMA, edited by Reverend George Haws Feltus.