657 rare printed books held by the Valmadonna Trust Library, London. Covers various aspects including Hebrew poetry and liturgical history, Eastern Judeo-Arabic literature, and the folklore, traditions and vernacular writings of the Jews of South Asia. Titles cataloged individually.
religion and philosophy
Collection of more than 400 printed works from colonial Spanish America, including catechisms, devotional works, hagiographies, religious biographies, orders, sermons, and more. The majority of works are from Mexico and Peru.
English translations of primary source texts chosen from published and unpublished sources to reflect the chronological, geographical, and linguistic diversity of Islamic societies. Includes folk and oral literature, poetry, geography and travel writing, legal and commercial texts, and many other genres (including texts from Europe, South/Southeast Asia, and other areas).
Collection of mission reports and field correspondence from the Board of Foreign Mission, Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Included are histories, mission reports, field correspondence, Board of Foreign Missions circular letters, educational and medical work records, and missionary personal correspondence.
Description from guide:
- Section I: Roman Inquisition
- Section II: Secular studies.
This microfilm set contains materials in the Lambeth Palace Library consisting of approximately 2,500 letters and eight volumes of the Society’s minutes and papers concerning the establishment of the American episcopate. The correspondence is with the clergy sent to America, and covers the social, economic, and political, as well as the religious history of the period.
This set includes published materials from the 16th and 17th centuries. The Center's guides are a short-title list of the volumes and the publisher's printed reel guide. The Center holds the following parts:
These records of the London Missionary Society and the Commonwealth Missionary Society (which later merged to become the Congregational Council for World Mission) are some of the oldest archives on missionary work with files of correspondence dating back to the 18th century. The originals are at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. The records are arranged by geographic area as described in the manuscript inventories.