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Guide to the Jennie Tinsley Letter MSS.2973

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

September 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-02-02T11:54-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Jennie Tinsley Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2973

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (one letter)

Dates:

1874 March 25

Abstract:

Letter from Jennie Tinsley, a Christian missionary in Lucknow, India, in 1874, to a Mrs. Willing, telling about the conversion of the local people to Christianity.

Biographical/Historical note

Jennie Tinsley was a Christian missionary in Lucknow, India, in 1874.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter written by Jennie Tinsley while she is in India in 1874, to a Mrs. Milling. In her letter she tells of a picture (not included in collection) of a Miss Rowe who is working with her in the harems (zenanas) trying to convert the people to Christianity. She goes on to speak about how she has faith that there will soon be hundreds of conversions to Christ and asks that the sisters pray for the missionaries.

Preferred Citation:

Jennie Tinsley Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall

Processing Information:

Processed by

April Snider, 2010

Letter Box SC0029 Folder 2973.01