Religion and Missionary Work
Builders Iron Foundry Collection
Mss 501 1851-1860 B932
Includes letters from female family members.
Mss 733 1823-1869 H
Correspondence of merchant James Hunnewell includes letters from Susan Hunnewell in Charlestown, Massachusetts, from the secretary of the Dorchester Sailor's Friends Society, and from missionaries and their families who were living in Hawaii between 1820 and 1850.
Cornelia W. Loring Collection
Mss 8995 1835-1859 L873
Documents the personal and charitable expenses of Cornelia Loring.
J. Howard Nichols Collection
Mss 766 1856-1905 N619
The Nichols collection includes letters from his mother, daughters, and sisters, one of whom worked as a missionary in Turkey in the mid-nineteenth century.
Vertical file: religious
Three letters written by women discussing their religious communities. One of the writers was a missionary on her way to her post in the Pacific.