Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the region consisting of Asia west of Pakistan, northeastern Africa, and occasionally Greece and Pakistan. Works treating collectively the Arabic-speaking countries of Asia and Africa, or of Asia only, are entered under Arab countries.
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 623
Overview: Correspondence, writings, diaries, sermons, and other papers of Newman Smyth, theologian, author, and pastor. The papers relate largely to Smyth's interest in and work on behalf of Protestant unity; there is little material for the period prior to his retirement from the ministry in 1908. Important correspondents include bishops and officials in the Anglican and Protestant Episcopal churches, other churchmen and theologians, and laymen interested in his work, most notable George Wharton Pepper...
Dates: 1874-1924, bulk 1908-1924
Call Number: MS 77
Overview: Bishop in the Protestant Episcopal Church and missionary. Sermons, writings and correspondence dating from Southgate's years as a missionary in Turkey (1836-1844) and as rector of churches in Boston (1852-1858) and in New York (1859-1872). These papers were formerly called the Berkeley-Southgate Papers.
Call Number: MS 651
Overview: Letters of David T. Stoddard to his parents-in-law from Seir, Oroomiah, Persia where he was stationed (1843-1857). Apart from an incomplete letter describing his voyage in 1851, the rest of the letters describe daily life, with many details on the education and religious development of his two daughters. An earlier letter (1841) to Samuel C. Bartlett describe his life as a student at Yale College. There are also two notebooks relating to his teaching in Persia: an outline for lectures on...
Dates: 1775-1863, bulk 1841-1863
Call Number: MS 496B
Overview: Correspondence, writings, records of astronomical expeditions, diaries, notebooks and scrapbooks of David Peck Todd, astronomer and teacher at Amherst College from 1881 to 1917. Between 1882 and 1914 Todd conducted nine expeditions to various parts of the world to study solar eclipses. The notes, photographs, drawings and memorabilia of these expeditions make up a significant portion of the papers. He was also a fertile inventor, and plans and drawings for many devices, some related to solving...
Call Number: MS 1664
Overview: The Vance papers primarily document Cyrus R. Vance's professional and personal activities. Of particular significance are background materials, correspondence, position papers, and handwritten meeting notes relating to SALT II negotiation between the United States and the Soviet Union; the Camp David Summit and the signing of the Middle East Peace Treaty; diplomatic relations with the Far East, especially China; and negotiations to release the American hostages in Iran. Proposals, reports,...