Finding Aid - Congo Collection

Congo Miscellaneous

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Collection Title: CONGO Miscellaneous Missionary Documents
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Presbyterian Heritage Center at Montreat. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web.

Collection Overview
Size:     1 Box

Miscellaneous archival materials related to the Congo mission.

Creator:           Mimi Helms

Language:       English

Information for Users
Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.

Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.

Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the Presbyterian Heritage Center as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation[Identification of item]
Congo Mission Collection, Misc., Presbyterian Heritage Center at Montreat.

Acquisitions Information

Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in, Box 1.

Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Presbyterian Heritage Center at Montreat, NC, assumes no responsibility.

Biographical Information

Subject Headings for Collection
Presbyterian Church in the United States
American Presbyterian Congo Mission

Scope and Content
Materials range from 1891 - 1991

Content List
Box 1  Folder 1           Letter from S.N. Lapsley to Gov. General requesting property on the
Kassai – March 20, 1891
Folder 1.A.      Luebo Church-photo from Rev. David & Polly Miller
Folder 2           Protestant Missions in Congo 1878-1969, John R. Crawford, Ph.D
Folder 3           William H. Sheppard, “Camp in death trap of Zappo Zap” 9.14.1899
Folder 4           Misambu Ya Centenaire  1891-1991
Folder 5           Map-Kakinda
Folder 6           PHC 2008.DE.36   Southern Presby. Missionaries in the Congo
Folder 7           Documentation of literature printed by APCM 1891-1960
Folder 8           Stock Certificate supporting Congo Mission work 1924
                      Donation by Sara Covin Juengst  8.24.13
Folder 9           Children’s offering box for the new Mission Steamer
                      An account of conversation of Mr. Savels
Folder 10         Certificate of ownership (share) of Lapsley
Folder 11         Poster: “Africa Waiting”
Folder 12         Students & faculty, Central School for Missionaries children
Folder 13         Mark Keller Poole, MD, brief Bio with photos
Folder 14         Lucy Grant Sheppard-publication by Julia L. Kellersberger
                      Bakuba Art: A tribute to Althea Brown Edmiston
Folder 15         McCutchan Newsletter Vol. 11, Nov. 1998
Folder 16         William McCutchan Morrison, memorial plaque
Folder 17         William H. Crane-PRESBYTERIAN WORK IN CONGO: A
Folder 18         Documentation of Literature
Folder 19         Congo Mission Records  1891-1980

Soft bound book: The Sheppards and Lapsley by William E. Phipps