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Photographic portrait of Anna Spafford, Chicago, llinois

Photographic portrait of Anna Spafford, Chicago, llinois

Photographic portrait of Anna Spafford, wearing high-collared ruffled lace with cross pendant and three-beaded earrings, ca. 1873.

Photographic copy of lithograph,"The Sinking of the Steamship Ville du Havre" (1873)

Photographic copy of lithograph,"The Sinking of the Steamship Ville du...

Illustration depicts the immediate aftermath of the accident at sea in the shipwreck of the French luxury steamship Ville du Havre and the British iron ship Loch Earn in the mid-Atlantic ocean. Published by Cur... More

Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in the shipwreck of the Ville du Havre

Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved ...

Handwritten cablegram, Atlantic Cable Message, The Western Union Telegraph Company. To [Horatio Gates] Spafford, 159 LaSalle St., Chicago [law office of H. G. Spafford]. Received at Chicago, Ill., Dec. 2d, 5:4... More

Telegram from Dwight L. Moody to Horatio Gates Spafford

Telegram from Dwight L. Moody to Horatio Gates Spafford

Handwritten cable message, Post Office Telegraphs Co. Originating in Edinburgh; received 11 Queens Square, Bloomsbury, London. Dated stamp London Jan. 10, 1874. Evangelist Moody invites Horatio Gates Spafford... More

Business card of attorneys Horatio Gates Spafford, H. O. McDaid, & John P. Wilson, Chicago, Illinois

Business card of attorneys Horatio Gates Spafford, H. O. McDaid, & Joh...

Printed business card of law firm Spafford, McDaid & Wilson (H. G. Spafford, H. O. McDaid, and John P. Wilson) Attorneys and Counselors at Law, Room 37 Republic Life Building, 157 & 159 LaSalle Street, Chicago.

Map of Jerusalem by Horatio Gates Spafford

Map of Jerusalem by Horatio Gates Spafford

Hand-drawn map, ink and colored pencil on tissue paper, no date. Shows Old City and outskirts, to Mt. Scopus and Mt of Olives, with railroad and Carriage Road, and Valley of Dead Bodies. Areas related to Jer. 3... More

Letter from Horatio Gates Spafford to A. Loivy Rev. Dr. A. Löwry, Secretary, Anglo-Jewish Association

Letter from Horatio Gates Spafford to A. Loivy Rev. Dr. A. Löwry, Secr...

Typed document, copy (draft), 1 p. Horatio Gates Spafford expresses thanks for letter received, and offers opinions regarding scriptural prophecy and Jewish restoration in Zion.

Letter from A. Loivy Rev. Dr. A. Löwry, Secretary, Anglo-Jewish Association, to Horatio Gates Spafford

Letter from A. Loivy Rev. Dr. A. Löwry, Secretary, Anglo-Jewish Associ...

Typed document, copy, 1 p. Re Executive Committee Anglo-Jewish Association praising Horatio Gates Spafford's work as an English teacher at the Lionel Rothschild School in Jerusalem, his lack of religious bias ... More

"In Memoriam" card with pressed Holy Land flowers and printed message, made by American Colony members in honor of Horatio Gates Spafford

"In Memoriam" card with pressed Holy Land flowers and printed message,...

Printed "In Memoriam" card with pressed Holy Land flowers applied, made by the American Colony in Jerusalem Flower Card Department. With prayer for male departed. Associated with memorial service for Horatio Ga... More

Letter from George Doolittle to John D. Whiting

Letter from George Doolittle to John D. Whiting

Handwritten letter on American National Red Cross Beirut, Syria, Chapter letterhead. From Syria. Re medical relief supplies.

Letter from Gilbert H. Grosvenor, director and editor, National Geographic Society, to John D. Whiting

Letter from Gilbert H. Grosvenor, director and editor, National Geogra...

Typed lettter signed, 1 p. On National Geographic Society letterhead. From Washington, D.C., to Whiting in Jerusalem. Re planned publication of Whiting's story on the 1915 locust plague in Palestine and rejecti... More

Letter from David Fairchild, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, Washington, D.C., to John D. Whiting

Letter from David Fairchild, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of...

Typed letter signed, 1 p. On U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction division letterhead. From agricultural explorer in charge, Washington, D.C., to Whiting... More

List of donations received via the Loud Fund and food relief distributed through American Colony soup kitchen, etc

List of donations received via the Loud Fund and food relief distribut...

Typed list of fourteen monetary donations, by name of individual, dated Dec. 1, 1916 to April 20, 1917, with amounts received. Followed by total expenditures for foodstuffs and fuel, distribution of soup, week... More

Letter from R. H. Glover, Foreign Secretary, Christian and Missionary Alliance, to Dr. W. W. Peet, American Legation, Switzerland

Letter from R. H. Glover, Foreign Secretary, Christian and Missionary ...

Typed letter on Christian and Missionary Alliance letterhead. Enclosing a letter from Mr. Fowle of Constantinople for forwarding (enclosure not extant with original) and reference to the three lady missionaries... More

Letter from Charles V. Vickrey to John D. Whiting

Letter from Charles V. Vickrey to John D. Whiting

Typed letter on American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief letterhead, 1 p. Re authorization of funds for Christian Alliance Mission staff and for provisions. Letterhead lists names of members of the Ex... More

Referral note addressed to Mrs. Vester Bertha Spafford Vester, asking for safe harbor for man whose life is in danger

Referral note addressed to Mrs. Vester Bertha Spafford Vester, asking ...

Handwritten note from [V. Kachian?] to Mrs. Vester, asking for temporary aid to a man whose life is endangered.

Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Loud at their island home, Michigan

Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Loud at their island home, Michig...

Black and white photographic print of the Louds outdoors in yard on lakeshore in Michigan. Loud was a benefactor of American Colony-supervised charities. Photographer unknown.

List of effects belonging to Friends Ramallah Mission at Grand Hotel

List of effects belonging to Friends Ramallah Mission at Grand Hotel

Handwritten receipt in ink listing items and numbers of items. 1 p.

Letter from Siegfried van Vriesland, Zionist Commission treasurer, to Mrs. Bertha Spafford Vester

Letter from Siegfried van Vriesland, Zionist Commission treasurer, to ...

Typed letter signed, recipient's copy, on Zionist Commission to Palestine Finance Department letterhead, written from Jerusalem July 7, in response to Vester's July 6 letter to van Vriesland. Re relief for Jewi... More

Picture postcard, "Sorting his wheat"

Picture postcard, "Sorting his wheat"

Black and white print of two Arab men working in wheat field, house in background.

Picture postcard, "Absalom's Pillar and Mary's Well"

Picture postcard, "Absalom's Pillar and Mary's Well"

Black and white photograph of ruin, two persons in foreground.

Picture postcard, "Fishermen at Jaffa"

Picture postcard, "Fishermen at Jaffa"

Black and white print of a man and a boy fishing at the seashore.

Picture postcard "An Orthodox Jew of Jerusalem"

Picture postcard "An Orthodox Jew of Jerusalem"

Black and white print portrait of man with hat, cane, overcoat, and white beard, sitting in a chair.

Picture postcard, "A Bedouin and his pride"

Picture postcard, "A Bedouin and his pride"

Sepia-toned photograph of bedouin man watering two horses at a trough, buildings in background.

Picture postcard "A Bedouin in his happy mood"

Picture postcard "A Bedouin in his happy mood"

Sepia toned print of young bedouin man in keffiyeh (headdress) and jacket.

Picture postcard "Foundations of Tower of Antonia"

Picture postcard "Foundations of Tower of Antonia"

Sepia toned print of tower and fortress walls.

Picture postcard, "A Vernomito Jew in Jerusalem"

Picture postcard, "A Vernomito Jew in Jerusalem"

Black and white print portrait, head and shoulders, of bearded man with side curls, in white shirt and cloth jacket with needlework collar.

Picture postcard, "Brook Cherith near Jericho"

Picture postcard, "Brook Cherith near Jericho"

Black and white print of shepherds watering herd of livestock (sheep and goats) at large stream.

Picture postcard, "A Spanish Jew of Jerusalem"

Picture postcard, "A Spanish Jew of Jerusalem"

Sepia-toned portrait of bearded man in dark cap and cloth coat, holding wooden staff.

Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Spafford Vester, for bearer, a widow needing relief

Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Spafford Vester, for bear...

Handwritten note on Dr. T.B. Haddad letterhead asking for help for bearer, a recent widow with children badly nourished.

Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Vester, for bearer needing care

Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Vester, for bearer needin...

Handwritten note on Dr. T.B. Haddad letterhead, Jerusalem, referral note stating that the bearer is very poor and has tuberculosis.

Letter from Irene M. Givenwilson, Curator, American Red Cross Museum, to Bertha Spafford Vester

Letter from Irene M. Givenwilson, Curator, American Red Cross Museum, ...

Typed letter on American Red Cross, National Headquarters, letterhead to Mrs. Vester in Jerusalem. Re receipt of material from Jerusalem for the Red Cross Museum (1 p.)

Picture postcard, "Jaffa, landing place Jaffa, Landungsplatz Jaffa, ia rade"

Picture postcard, "Jaffa, landing place Jaffa, Landungsplatz Jaffa, ia...

Black and white photograph of Jaffa cityscape from the sea, people in rowboat and fisherman in foreground.

Photograph of church where Anna Tubena Larssen (aka Lawson) (Anna Spafford) was baptised

Photograph of church where Anna Tubena Larssen (aka Lawson) (Anna Spaf...

Photograph by C. L. Jacobsen, Stavanger Studio [Chicago, Ill.]

Draft manuscript of hymn "Next Year at Jerusalem" by Horatio Gates Spafford

Draft manuscript of hymn "Next Year at Jerusalem" by Horatio Gates Spa...

Autograph draft manuscript, unsigned. In ink, with pencil revisions. 1 p., on lined paper. Pencil drawing on verso. Note by author at the top reads "in London, Israelites, at the close of the last meeting hel... More

Bible of Horatio Gates Spafford (facsimile edition, English Version of Bagster's Polyglot Bible, London): selected pages and handwritten notes

Bible of Horatio Gates Spafford (facsimile edition, English Version of...

Scans include handwritten notes in front and back sections of the Bible, plus samples of Spafford notations on selected passages from scripture (from Genesis, Exodus, 1 Kings, Ecclesiastes, Isaiah, Matthew, Joh... More

Draft manuscript copy of hymn "It is Well With My Soul" by Horatio Gates Spafford

Draft manuscript copy of hymn "It is Well With My Soul" by Horatio Gat...

Handwritten manuscript copy of verses of "It is Well With My Soul," written in ink on Brevoort House, Madison Street between Clark and La Salle Streets, Chicago, hotel letterhead. Pencil notes on verso. "It is... More

Photographic portrait of Horatio Gates Spafford, Paris, France

Photographic portrait of Horatio Gates Spafford, Paris, France

Studio portrait of Horatio Gates Spafford taken in Paris. Three-quarters length portrait of Spafford standing, arm leaning on pedastal, in bow tie, double-breasted jacket, and holding cap in one hand.

Letter from Dwight L. Moody to D. W. Daniel Webster Whittle

Letter from Dwight L. Moody to D. W. Daniel Webster Whittle

Autograph letter signed, pen and ink, 6 pp. Dwight L. Moody writes to fellow evangelist and hymn writer Whittle re finances, preaching, Christian calling, and Horatio Gates Spafford.

Photograph of home of Anna and Horatio Gates Spafford, Lake View (Chicago), Illinois

Photograph of home of Anna and Horatio Gates Spafford, Lake View (Chic...

Black and white stereo photograph of family home of Anna and Horatio Gates Spafford, Lake View, Illinois. Four unidentified adults and one child in yard, with large tree. Photograph by P.B. Greene, Photographe... More

Photograph of home of Anna and Horatio Gates Spafford, Lake View (Chicago), Illinois

Photograph of home of Anna and Horatio Gates Spafford, Lake View (Chic...

Photograph of Spafford family home, Lake View (Chicago), Ill. Photograph by Stone & Brooks Photographers, 195 West Indiana St., Chicago, Ill. Penciled note on back of photograph reads "From Whiting."

Booklet, "Waiting for the Morning and Other Poems" by Horatio Gates Spafford

Booklet, "Waiting for the Morning and Other Poems" by Horatio Gates Sp...

Copyright 1878 by F. H. Revell, Publisher of Evangelical Literature, 148 and 149 Madison St., Chicago. Printed by Ottawa & Company, Printers, Chicago. Printed pamphlet, 53 pp. Contains Spafford poems adapted ... More

Draft manuscript of hymn "Perilous Times" by Horatio Gates Spafford

Draft manuscript of hymn "Perilous Times" by Horatio Gates Spafford

Autograph manuscript, unsigned. 5 pp. Ink on lined paper. Author indicates based on II Timothy 3:1.

Draft manuscript copy of hymn "How Long Oh Lord" by Horatio Gates Spafford

Draft manuscript copy of hymn "How Long Oh Lord" by Horatio Gates Spaf...

Autograph manuscript, unsigned. Written on verso of Office of David C. Cook Publisher, General Dealer in Sunday School Supplies, letterhead, Chicago, Ill. 1 p. Dateline by author reads "Lesson 7 -- 2d quarte... More

Diary of Horatio Gates Spafford

Diary of Horatio Gates Spafford

Personal and religious introspection and notes on events in the first year of residence in Jerusalem of the American Colony founder. Sporadic handwritten entries in printed day-by-day diary, in ink and pencil. ... More

"The Great Pyramid of Egypt--The Mightiest Wonder on Earth" issue of Our Rest and Signs of the Times, with illustrations

"The Great Pyramid of Egypt--The Mightiest Wonder on Earth" issue of O...

Printed issue (Nov. 1882) vol. 9, no. 11, pp. 161-168, with illustrations. By "The Editor." Published by Thomas Wilson, Chicago, Ill., and W. H. Guest, Pateroster Row, London, England. Illustrated with views of... More

Photographic portrait of Horatio Gates Spafford, Jerusalem

Photographic portrait of Horatio Gates Spafford, Jerusalem

Studio portrait of Horatio Gates Spafford taken in Jerusalem, ca. 1885-88. Head and shoulders portrait of Spafford looking left, wearing eyeglasses, jacket, vest, and collar. With beard. Photograph by G. Krik... More

Booklet, samples of lace edgings and insertions, with prices per yard, Vester & Co.--The American Colony Store

Booklet, samples of lace edgings and insertions, with prices per yard,...

Black leather-bound sample booklet with accordion-style purple paper page insert and samples of types of lace (product numbers 28-50), with prices per yard for each style. Associated with marketing for the Ame... More

Letter from Anna Spafford to George and Sarah last names not indicated

Letter from Anna Spafford to George and Sarah last names not indicated

Autograph letter signed, in pen, 4 pp. Re social activities and entertainments American Colony in Jerusalem; the emotional and spiritual significance of the "old house on the wall" (original American Colony res... More

Article by Alexander Hume Ford, "Our American Colony at Jerusalem," from Appleton's Magazine

Article by Alexander Hume Ford, "Our American Colony at Jerusalem," fr...

Article printed in Appleton's Magazine, vol. VIII, no. 6 (Dec. 1906): 643-655. On the formation and functions of the American Colony in Jerusalem and the various controversies it faced, including those with the... More

Letter from the American Colony to U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt

Letter from the American Colony to U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt

Typed letter, file copy, 2pp. Re controversies with Selah Merrill, the American Consul in Jerusalem, and erroneous reporting by him to the U.S. State Department re American Colony activities.

Typed document "The Chief Industries of the American Colony, Jerusalem, at the Present Time"

Typed document "The Chief Industries of the American Colony, Jerusalem...

Typed document, file copy, 3 pp. Re work of the American Colony Photo Department and Flower Card Department; botanical collection; scripture plant sets; stone carvings; cakes and jams; bread baking; Dairy Depar... More

Business card of John D. Whiting, U.S. Deputy Consul, Jerusalem

Business card of John D. Whiting, U.S. Deputy Consul, Jerusalem

Printed business card, Jerusalem. Whiting was U.S. Deputy Consul in Jerusalem from 1908 to 1915.

Scrapbook compiled by Fannie L. Koster and given to Bertha Spafford Vester

Scrapbook compiled by Fannie L. Koster and given to Bertha Spafford Ve...

Black bound scrapbook containing clippings, correspondence, pictures, and ephemera, with loose enclosures, representing exchanges over years between friend and patron Fannie L. Koster of Brooklyn, N.Y., and the... More

Letter from Anna Spafford to Mrs. Morse

Letter from Anna Spafford to Mrs. Morse

Autograph letter signed, pen and ink, 4 pp. Re parochial education in Jerusalem, Bertha and Grace Spafford's involvement in the Moslem Girls School in Jerusalem, the Greek Orthodox Church in Palestine, and the... More

Inventory of Middle Eastern glass, pottery, and tiles, Vester & Co.-American Colony Store, Jerusalem, for the University of Pennsylvania Museum

Inventory of Middle Eastern glass, pottery, and tiles, Vester & Co.-Am...

Typed document, 8 pp. On Fr[ederick] Vester & Co.--The American Colony Store letterhead, 1913. From Jerusalem, addressed to The University [of Pennsylvania] Museum, care of Dr. Gordon, 33rd & Spruce St., Phil... More

Transcript of story "Americans Lead in Jerusalem's Progress" by "The Religious Rambler" pseudonym of William T. Ellis

Transcript of story "Americans Lead in Jerusalem's Progress" by "The R...

Typed transcript, carbon, "Released for Publication August 17. From William T. Ellis, Swarthmore, Pa." Re the American Colony; the development of telephone, water, and transportation systems in Jerusalem; anti... More

Photograph album, World War I, Palestine and Sinai

Photograph album, World War I, Palestine and Sinai

Green cloth and black leather spine bound photograph album containing 296 captioned prints depicting events, troop movements, and military activities during World War I, with emphasis on Ottoman, German, and A... More

Photograph album, Locust plague of 1915

Photograph album, Locust plague of 1915

Black leather photograph album, bound vertically, containing 57 hand-colored prints ( ca. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2") depicting the effects of the locust plague of 1915 in Palestine. Attributed to Lewis Larsson, photograp... More

Photograph of Bertha Spafford Vester and son John Vester with Jamal Pasha and Louise Vester

Photograph of Bertha Spafford Vester and son John Vester with Jamal Pa...

Black and white print photograph of Bertha Spafford Vester with her two young children John (Jock) and Louise, socializing at an outdoor table with Turkish army commander Jamal Pasha.

Wartime pass from Ottoman authorities, World War I, Jerusalem

Wartime pass from Ottoman authorities, World War I, Jerusalem

Stamped pass, in Turkish. 2 pp. text, recto & verso. Note in English on recto, lower left corner indicates "Pass to Nablus via Jaffa in carriage Dec. 25, 1916." Note in English on verso indicates "to Jaffa, M... More

Night pass for American Colony nurses during World War I, associated with John D. Whiting

Night pass for American Colony nurses during World War I, associated w...

Stamped pass on graph paper, with the name "John Whiting" written in English near the bottom left corner. Labeled on the back as "Hospital nurse night Pass, W.W. [World War]"

Letter from Edward F. Loud to Friends of the American Colony in Jerusalem (contains copies of various earlier correspondence)

Letter from Edward F. Loud to Friends of the American Colony in Jerusa...

Loud prints letter dated Aug. 20, 1916 including text of various letters received, including the U.S. State Department to Otis A. Glazebrook, Esquire, American Consul, Jerusalem, Dec. 23, 1916; Jacob Spafford... More

Hospital record for Mustafa Zekie

Hospital record for Mustafa Zekie

Handwritten hospital tabala on printed form.

Photograph, American Colony Nurses and medical staff

Photograph, American Colony Nurses and medical staff

Group photograph of American Colony Nurse volunteers with medical staff, Frederick Vester in dark suit, standing, and Bertha Spafford Vester in uniform and cap, sitting, center. Twenty-nine individuals depicted... More

Mutsarrif's application to Menzil, and Menzil's approval of note socliciting four camels

Mutsarrif's application to Menzil, and Menzil's approval of note socli...

Handwritten manuscript, pen and blue pencil on paper.

Turkish lira note

Turkish lira note

Money note stamped on verso Banque Imperiale Ottomane, Constantinople, 1877.

Note from A.F. Captain Bernard Shaw to American Hospital, Jerusalem

Note from A.F. Captain Bernard Shaw to American Hospital, Jerusalem

Handwritten note, in pencil, to registrar of American Hospital, Jerusalem, re burial of soldiers in the English cemetery.

List of names of American Colony Nurses, World War I, Jerusalem

List of names of American Colony Nurses, World War I, Jerusalem

Typed list of names of nurses who volunteered under auspices of the American Colony in World War I-era hospitals, Jerusalem. Possibly prepared for purposes of a combined pass. List is not comprehensive of all ... More

Governor's order to allow provisions
Letter from T.H. Lawrence to John D. Whiting

Letter from T.H. Lawrence to John D. Whiting

Handwritten pencil note to Whiting from the E.E.F. Thank you letter. 2 pp.

Account book, charitable monies received and distributed by American Colony (accounts of funds from Mr. Trowbridge and Mr. Cleland distributed to recipients in Palestine)

Account book, charitable monies received and distributed by American C...

Handwritten accounts received and distributed, in cardboard-bound lined "Exercises" notebook, hand-labeled on the cover "Relief Fund." Includes listings "Money received from Mr. Trowbridge Feb. 4, 1918-April 19... More

Notes by Bertha Spafford Vester on sewing work begun February 19, 1918

Notes by Bertha Spafford Vester on sewing work begun February 19, 1918

Handwritten note signed by Mrs. Bertha Vester, in pencil (2 pp., recto & verso same sheet of paper). Re numbers and types of garments made and note re disinfection.

Report of the Syrian and Palestinian Relief Fund Sewing Rooms and Christian Herald Relief Fund Lace Industry

Report of the Syrian and Palestinian Relief Fund Sewing Rooms and Chri...

Handwritten document describing work of the Syrian and Palestine Relief Fund Sewing Rooms and Christian Herald Relief Fund Lace Industry beginning Feb. 20, 1918 at St. Mary's School. With list of garments sewn.

Balance sheet for distribution of charitable funds

Balance sheet for distribution of charitable funds

Handwritten ledger sheet with categories for Charity, Sewing headquarters, Expenses, Loans, Friends Remittances, Remittances & salaries and tuition at St. Georges' School, for Feb.-March 1918.

Letters from American Colony (Jacob Spafford) received by Edward F. Loud

Letters from American Colony (Jacob Spafford) received by Edward F. Lo...

Printed copies of letters to Loud received by him May 13 and May 20, 1918 (written April 1 and April 10, 1918) from the American Colony and Jacob Spafford. Includes information on remittances received from Loud... More

Letter from the American Colony to Edward F. Loud

Letter from the American Colony to Edward F. Loud

Typed carbon record copy of letter to Loud, intended for circulation to donors; re wartime relief efforts and wartime experience in Jerusalem, Turkish army actions, etc. 6 pp.

Movement order, Kantara military railway (pass for John D. Whiting, British Intelligence, from Beirut to Jerusalem)

Movement order, Kantara military railway (pass for John D. Whiting, Br...

Military pass for John D. Whiting, British Intelligence, from Beirut to Jerusalem ("Reporting to Jerusalem"). 2 pp, recto and verso.

Photograph album, Christian Herald Orphanage

Photograph album, Christian Herald Orphanage

Black leather-bound photograph album featuring 36 black & white captioned prints and 46 black & white portraits of girls. The pages of the album following the portraits of individual girls are blank. 13 loose... More

Letter from Bertha Spafford Vester to Dr. Siegfried van Vriesland

Letter from Bertha Spafford Vester to Dr. Siegfried van Vriesland

Unsigned letter [from Bertha Spafford Vester] to Dr. van Vriesland (of the Zionist Commission to Palestine) written from American Colony, Jerusalem. Re Miss Larson's interview with van Vriesland and the conditi... More

Letter from Bertha Spafford Vester to Agnes Goldman

Letter from Bertha Spafford Vester to Agnes Goldman

Carbon copy of typed letter from Vester to Miss Goldman, written from American Colony, Jerusalem, July 6, 1920, with handwritten postscript by Vester dated July 10, 1920. Re donations to support non-sectarian ... More

Draft manuscript by Bertha Spafford Vester re the sewing rooms and Christian Herald Relief Fund lace industry

Draft manuscript by Bertha Spafford Vester re the sewing rooms and Chr...

Draft handwritten notes re work begun in rooms at the St. Mary's Girls' School in February [1918] which developed into use of the entire school and employment of 250-300 women representing various religions, in... More

Advertisement card, Palestine Point Lace, The American Colony Industrial School

Advertisement card, Palestine Point Lace, The American Colony Industri...

Printed card with illustrations on one side and text describing American Colony Industrial School and its products on the other.

Record book listing girls receiving support through the Christian Herald Orphanage, as supervised by the American Colony

Record book listing girls receiving support through the Christian Hera...

Black leather-bound record book with listing of information about individual girls involved in the Christian Herald Orphanage and its outreach, as conducted by the American Colony. Individual listings include ... More

Receipt signed by Mary A. Butterfield for furniture received from the American Colony

Receipt signed by Mary A. Butterfield for furniture received from the ...

Handwritten receipt for furniture loaned to American Colony. On Christian and Missionary Alliance letterhead, Palestine Mission. 1 p. & description verso.

Brochure from the School of Handicrafts and Dressmaking, American Colony Aid Association, Jerusalem

Brochure from the School of Handicrafts and Dressmaking, American Colo...

Tri-fold illustrated flyer for the School of Handicrafts and Dressmaking, American Colony Aid Association, Jerusalem. Printed document. Text regarding the purposes and activities of the school, with one-parag... More

Newspaper clipping, Olga Owens' review of Paul D. Moody's biography of Dwight L. Moody, published in the Boston Evening Transcript

Newspaper clipping, Olga Owens' review of Paul D. Moody's biography of...

Newspaper clipping, 1 p. Olga Owens' review of My Father: An Intimate Portrait of Dwight Moody (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.) by Paul D. Moody. Headline: "A Great Evangelist Seen in the Eyes of His Son." Includ... More

Brochure, Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem

Brochure, Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem

Color illustrated bi-lingual brochure re the services of the Spafford Children's Center in Old City, Jerusalem. Includes history of the center (formerly the Spafford Baby Home and Children's Hospital), its medi... More

Photograph of church where Anna Tubena Larssen (aka Lawson) (Anna Spafford) was baptised

Photograph of church where Anna Tubena Larssen (aka Lawson) (Anna Spaf...

Photograph by C. L. Jacobsen, Stavanger Studio [Chicago, Ill.]

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