religion and philosophy

Religion and Philosophy

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain). Papers, 1701-1750.

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.

Council for World Mission. Archives, 1775-1940.

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.